Wed-Sun, Mar 21-25
Three Palestinian women sharing an apartment in the vibrant heart of Tel Aviv find themselves doing the same balancing act between tradition and modernity, citizenship and culture, fealty and freedom.
A grieving father experiences the absurd circumstances around the death of his son in this latest critical reflection on military culture from Israeli filmmaker Samuel Maoz.
Veep creator Armando Iannucci directs a stellar ensemble cast in this acerbic send-up of the Soviet dictator and the bootlick Ministers who vie for power after his sudden demise.
Sat, Mar 24
A suicidal young woman living in a working-class port town of Göteborg, and haunted by a troubled past, unexpectedly falls for Gösta, a sailor on leave whom she hopes might save her from self-destruction.
Sat, Mar 24 at 10:00am
When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview. Age Recommendation: 10+
Sat, Mar 24
In Ingmar Bergman's feature directing debut, an urban beauty shop proprietress whisks away her 18-year-old daughter, whom she abandoned as a child, to Stockholm—where she receives a crash course in adult corruption and heartbreak.
Sat, Mar 24 at Midnight
Two employees of a medical supply company accidentally release a toxic gas that raises the dead. Soon the town is overrun with flesh-eating residents of the local cemetery who are hungry. For brains…
Sun, Mar 25
The sole collaboration of cinema’s two great Bergmans, Ingmar directs Ingrid, here playing an icy concert pianist who is matched beat for beat by Liv Ullmann, playing her eldest daughter, as they finally confront the bitter discord of their relationship.
Sun, Mar 25 at 2:30pm
Through the eyes of 10-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-20th-century Sweden. Bergman described this work as "the sum total of my life as a filmmaker." And in this full-length version of his triumphant valediction, his vision is expressed at its fullest.
Tue, Mar 27 at 7:30pm
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. Part of the 5th Annual National Evening of Science on Screen.
Wed-Sat, Mar 28-31
“In 1946, my great-grandfather murdered a black man named Bill Spann and got away with it.” So begins Travis Wilkerson’s acclaimed documentary which takes us on a journey through the American South to uncover the truth behind a horrific incident and the societal mores that allowed it to happen.
Thu, Mar 29 at 8:00pm (at Third Man Records)
Peripheral Visions is a monthly screening series of cult action and horror films from the 70s and 80s, co-presented by the Belcourt Theatre and Third Man Records in Third Man Record’s Blue Room.
Opens Fri, Mar 30
In this low-key followup to the hit 2001 documentary RIVERS AND TIDES, artist Andy Goldsworthy expounds upon his exploration of the world and himself through ephemeral and permanent workings on the landscape, cities and with his own body.
Sat-Sun, Mar 31-Apr 1
Prominent Philadelphia socialite Tracy Lord’s (Katharine Hepburn) wedding plans are complicated by the simultaneous arrival of her jealous ex-husband (Cary Grant) and an attractive tabloid journalist (James Stewart).
Sat, Mar 31 at 10:00am
A young computer whiz kid accidentally connects into a top secret super-computer which has complete control over the U.S. nuclear arsenal. It challenges him to a game between America and Russia, and he innocently starts the countdown to World War III. Age Recommendation: 11+
Mon, Apr 2 at 7:30pm
Jake and Elwood Blues are on a mission from God: In order to save the orphanage that raised them, they enlist the help of their former band. Cast to the gills with R&B legends, including James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and Ray Charles.
Opens Fri, Apr 6
Winner of the Jury Prize at last year's Cannes, the new film from Russian master Andrey Zvyagintsev (LEVIATHAN) is an intense study of a family torn apart by divorce, and the 12-year-old son who goes missing without a trace.
Fri, Apr 6 at Midnight
Tenth grader Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is Rushmore Academy’s most extracurricular student—and its least scholarly.
Sat-Sun, Apr 7-8
Opposites attract, marry, and find their relationship strained when sports writer Sam Craig (Spencer Tracy) comes to resent his wife Tess’s (Katharine Hepburn) career as a international affairs correspondent.
Sat, Apr 7 at 10:00am
Roald Dahl’s classic book was painstakingly brought to life in gorgeous detail by visionary director Wes Anderson and his team of stop-motion animators. Age Recommendation: 7+
Sat, Apr 7 at Midnight
When fallen-from-grace patriarch Royal Tenenbaum announces his terminal illness to his wife, Etheline, and their three children, the maladjusted brood must come to terms with each other, their wildly dysfunctional family, and themselves.
Sun-Tue, Apr 8-10
A sustained meditation on the process of image making, the final film from Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami is a graceful and elegiac farewell from one of the giants of world cinema.
Thu, Apr 12 at 6:00pm, 9:00pm
A very special Thursday edition of Music City Mondays! Recorded at Copenhagen’s Royal Arena in October 2017, DISTANT SKY captures an extraordinary and triumphant live concert from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.
Fri-Thu, Apr 13-19
A recreation of the legendary 1980 Wimbledon Championship match between tennis savants Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and John McEnroe (Shia Lebeouf), as well as the media frenzy surrounding it and the private angst experienced by the players and their coterie.
Sat-Sun, Apr 14-15
A missing fossil, a stuffy paleontologist, an heiress in love, and a leopard named Baby… Screen legends Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant star in this definitive screwball comedy.
Sat, Apr 14 at 10:00am
With its vivid stop-motion animation from acclaimed studio Laika, this tale of an 11-year-old who is feisty and adventurous beyond her years is a film that's both visually stunning and wondrously entertaining. Age Recommendation: 9+
Mon, Apr 16 at 7:30pm
By staging extended sequences set within the very spaces once occupied by Bach himself, with trained performers both donning and playing period instruments, filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most precise, rewarding biopics ever put to screen. 50th Anniversary Restoration
Tue, Apr 17 at 7:30pm
Part of Staff Picks, and programmed by Tiffany, who says: "Watching DESERT HEARTS has often been a right of passage. It's been held up by gay women over the decades, who continued to pass it along to younger women, as a gift from the past, telling a story about a future that is possible."
Opens Fri, Apr 20
From acclaimed filmmaker Andrew Haigh (WEEKEND, 45 YEARS), and based on the beloved novel by Willy Vlautin, comes this deeply moving story about love, loneliness, family and friendship, told through the unique prism of one boy’s connection to a very special racehorse.
Opens Fri, Apr 20
A traumatized veteran (Joaquin Phoenix), unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening. Directed by Lynne Ramsey.
Fri, Apr 20 at Midnight
“I'm gonna get you high today, 'cause it's Friday; you ain't got no job... and you ain't got s#!t to do.” After being fired on his day off, down-on-his-luck Craig Jones (Ice Cube) has to help his friend Smokey (Chris Tucker) figure out a way to pay back the brutal drug dealer whose weed they smoked.
Sat-Sun, Apr 21-22
When a woman is arrested for attempting to kill her husband after discovering him with his mistress, married lawyers Adam and Amanda Bonner (Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn) square off as opposing attorneys in one of the wittiest courtroom battles of the sexes ever depicted on film.
Sat, Apr 21 at 10:00am
Hilarious and surreal, this stop-motion extravaganza stars three plastic toys named Cowboy, Indian and Horse who share a rambling house in a rural town that never fails to attract the weirdest events. Age Recommendation: 9+
Sat, Apr 21 at Midnight
A day in the life of the employees of Empire Records when everything comes to a head for a number of them facing personal crises. Can they pull through together? And more importantly, can they keep their record store independent and not swallowed up by corporate greed? In celebration of Record Store Day.
Wed-Sat, Apr 25-28
One of the most critically acclaimed films at Cannes last year, this slow-burning culture-clash thriller uses the trappings of the Western genre to explore current anxieties about borders and our relationships with our neighbors.
Sat-Sun, Apr 28-29
Two exceptionally strong personalities clash over the computerization of a TV network’s research department.
Mon, Apr 30 at 7:30pm
This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic.
Wed, May 2 at 8:00pm
In Yasujirō Ozu’s silent crime drama from 1933, a gangster tries to find redemption with the inadvertent help of an innocent shop girl and his jealous girlfriend will do anything to keep him.
Two brothers reluctantly decide to visit the cult they escaped as teenagers only to find something far more sinister at work in this mind-bending sci-fi masterpiece from the makers of SPRING and RESOLUTION.
Sat-Sun, May 5-6
Katharine Hepburn’s sensitive portrayal of the lonely heroine and Jack Hildyard’s glorious Technicolor photography make SUMMERTIME an endearing and visually enchanting film. Directed by David Lean (LAWRENCE OF ARABIA).
Sat-Sun, May 12-13
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn star as bewildered parents whose daughter returns home with her new new fiancé, a distinguished African-American doctor whose own parents are equally dismayed.
Sat-Sun, May 19-20
It’s Christmas Court in 1183. The three sons of King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his estranged wife (Katharine Hepburn) variously plot to force the King’s decision. New 4K DCP Restoration.
Sat-Sun, May 26-27
Both Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda took home Oscars for their roles as retirees weathering the changes of age while summering at their New England home on the shores of idyllic Golden Pond.