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COLOSSAL

COLOSSAL

In the latest genre-smashing film from Nacho Vigalondo (TIMECRIMES), hard-partying Gloria (Anne Hathaway) and childhood chum Oscar (Jason Sudeikis) discover that their moves are being mirrored by a giant monster stomping its way through Seoul.

MY ENTIRE HIGH SCHOOL SINKING INTO THE SEA

MY ENTIRE HIGH SCHOOL SINKING INTO THE SEA

The title tells the tale in this inventive, beautiful and bizarre animated feature from acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw, featuring the voices of Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, Maya Rudolph, Susan Sarandon and Reggie Watts.

PERSONAL SHOPPER

PERSONAL SHOPPER

Kristen Stewart reunites with director Olivier Assayas (CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA) for this artful ghost story about a young woman trying to reconnect with the spirit of her departed brother.

KEDI

KEDI

A profile of the ancient city of Istanbul and its unique people, seen through the eyes of one of the most mysterious and beloved animals humans have ever known, the Cat.

CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY

CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY

Produced with the full participation of the Coltrane family and the support of the record labels that collectively own the Coltrane catalog, this definitive documentary makes inspired use of archival materials, animated murals, extensive interviews and, of course, the music.

I CALLED HIM MORGAN

I CALLED HIM MORGAN

On a snowy night in 1972, legendary jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was shot dead by his wife during a gig at a club in New York City. Tracing implications, this new doc is another absorbing deep-dive into jazz history from filmmaker Kasper Collin (MY NAME IS ALBERT AYLER).

THE DEVILS

THE DEVILS

Because there's no controversy like 70s controversy... An infamous and acclaimed tale of conspiracy, machination, and hysteria unfolds as the priest Grandier (Oliver Reed) investigates the excesses and transgressions in the convent of Loudun. With production design by Derek Jarman.

BORN IN FLAMES

BORN IN FLAMES

A landmark of early 1980s American independent cinema, Lizzie Borden's Molotov cocktail of a film uses documentary techniques alongside invented narratives to tell the story of a feminist insurgency against the incumbent Socialist Democratic government.

WANDA

WANDA

This lean and understated landmark of 70s independent cinema, a revisionist road movie written and directed by Barbara Loden who stars in the title role, is a feminist portrayal of a woman seeking solace after a string of abusive relationships.

RISK

RISK

In the year since its Cannes “premiere,” Laura Poitras’s captivating Julian Assange close-up has continued to evolve—accumulating up-to-the-moment footage and, along with it, a dramatic change in perspective.

ERASERHEAD

ERASERHEAD

In David Lynch's nightmarish first feature, Henry Spencer (Jack Nance) copes with the daily grind of his strange industrial life as his girlfriend and her mutant newborn move into his apartment.

THE ELEPHANT MAN

THE ELEPHANT MAN

Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a Victorian-era Englishman who suffered from a disfiguring congenital disease and the surgeon who saved him from a tormented life in a freak show, David Lynch's THE ELEPHANT MAN explores the emotional life of a deeply intelligent man living with a severe disability. 35mm print courtesy of Lowell Peterson, ASC.

DUNE

DUNE

Frank Herbert’s enduring science fiction classic comes to life as the universe itself quakes in battle over a rare spice and an ancient prophecy of a forthcoming messiah.

BLUE VELVET

BLUE VELVET

While staying with his family after his father is suddenly hospitalized, Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) happens across a severed human ear on a walk, a discovery that leads him on a dark investigation into the seedy underworld of his idyllic hometown.

WILD AT HEART

WILD AT HEART

Young lovers Sailor (Nicolas Cage) and Lula (Laura Dern) embark on a parole-breaking, post-incarceration road trip through a bizarre wasteland of hitmen, gangsters and sadists, all dead-set on tearing them away from one another.

URGH! A MUSIC WAR

URGH! A MUSIC WAR

Punk, New Wave, Reggae and Techno bands from Europe and the U.S. recorded live in several locations in 1980. Every performance is a jewel, a time capsule of the influenced and the influential in rock music right up to today.

INLAND EMPIRE

INLAND EMPIRE

An actress stars in a remake of a cursed film, and every opened door fragments what we understand as The Real. Laura Dern opens the door, stepping through it, and into the infinite.

DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE

DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE

Artist and filmmaker David Lynch discusses his early life and the events that shaped his outlook on art and the creative process.

TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME

TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME

In the last seven days of her life, Laura Palmer, besieged by a transuniversal conflict reaching back into infinity, must face her own immovable destiny amongst the myriad of secrets in the town of Twin Peaks.

NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE AND TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER

NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE AND TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER

This richly detailed drama from Oscar-nominated writer-director Joseph Cedar (FOOTNOTE), stars Richard Gere as a veteran "fixer" in NYC’s Jewish community who gets in over his head when he sets out to impress a visiting Israeli dignitary. Co-stars Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Steve Buscemi, among others.

LOST HIGHWAY

LOST HIGHWAY

A love triangle beyond the reach of death itself. The lives of the saxophonist and the car repairman intertwine in the path of the woman/the women (Academy Award winner Patricia Arquette) they loved/they killed. It doesn’t matter how fast you drive; you can’t outrun yourself.

THE STRAIGHT STORY

THE STRAIGHT STORY

A man (Oscar nominee Richard Farnsworth) aims to drive cross country on a riding mower to set right an old family squabble.

MULHOLLAND DRIVE

MULHOLLAND DRIVE

The movie is a sensual mystery: Betty and Rita at the center of secrets. The movie within the movie is a biography; Diane and Camilla telling each other’s story. The dream is of betrayal, of facing the undeniable moral truth of oneself. The rest is silence.

X: THE UNHEARD MUSIC

X: THE UNHEARD MUSIC

A comprehensive documentary about the pioneering Los Angeles punk band X at the height of their popularity. Featuring candid interviews with all four members and a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of the band’s sound through archival performance footage, music videos, and tv appearances.

Light and Sound Machine: BAD BLACK

Light and Sound Machine: BAD BLACK

Light and Sound Machine is a monthly screening series of marginalized cinema, both new and repertory, co-presented by the Belcourt Theatre and Third Man Records in Third Man Record’s Blue Room.

BUSTER'S MAL HEART

BUSTER'S MAL HEART

A troubled man (Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek) on the run recalls the mysterious events that brought him to his present fugitive state, in this enigmatic, elliptical and moving second feature from director Sarah Adina Smith (THE MIDNIGHT SWIM). Co-starring Kate Lyn Shiel (KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE).

BANG! THE BERT BERNS STORY

BANG! THE BERT BERNS STORY

Music meets the Mob in this biographical documentary about the life and career of Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the ‘60s that you may have never heard of.

UGETSU

UGETSU

We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to screen a new 4K restoration of one of the most spellbinding and visually resplendent films of the 20th century, an exquisite ghost story and director Kenji Mizoguchi’s crowning achievement.

GRADUATION

GRADUATION

Winner of the Best Director prize at Cannes, GRADUATION is a masterful look at the complex moral choices and compromises a father makes in order to protect his daughter's future. Directed by Cristian Mungiu (4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, 2 DAYS).

LONG STRANGE TRIP

LONG STRANGE TRIP

A Very Special Thursday Edition of Music City Mondays! Leisurely, sprawling, and utterly engaging to the last minute, Amir Bar-Lev’s definitive documentary on psychedelic pioneers The Grateful Dead could take no less than four hours— about the length of one of the band’s concerts—to tell its uniquely American story.

STALKER

STALKER

Spiritual Science Fiction at its most exacting and exceptional, STALKER is the tale of The Zone, a mysterious space where things are not as they seem. New DCP Restoration.

OBIT

OBIT

A dazzling documentary about an unexpectedly fascinating subject, Vanessa Gould’s lively film about the world of obituary writers focuses on the legendary team at the The New York Times, who approach their daily work with journalistic rigor and narrative flair.

SOLARIS

SOLARIS

When a cosmonaut is dispatched to investigate mysterious transmissions from the Solaris space station, he experiences the same strange phenomena that afflicts the Solaris crew, sending him on a voyage into the darkest recesses of his consciousness. New DCP Restoration.

THE LOVERS

THE LOVERS

The latest film from Azazel Jacobs (TERRI, MOMMA’S MAN) is a refreshing, funny look at love, fidelity and family, starring Tracy Letts and Debra Winger as a long-married and completely dispassionate husband and wife.

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