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MAUDIE

MAUDIE

Academy Award nominees Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke star in the true story of Maud Lewis, who overcame the physical challenge of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s premier folk artists.

THE LITTLE HOURS

THE LITTLE HOURS

A loose but raunchy riff on a tale from Boccaccio’s The Decameron. A new servant (Dave Franco) struggles to maintain his cover as a trio of medieval nuns (Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Kate Micucci) erupt in a whirlwind of pansexuality, substance abuse and wicked revelry.

WHOSE STREETS?

WHOSE STREETS?

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe the movement for justice, WHOSE STREETS? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising and powerful battle cry from a generation fighting, not for their civil rights, but for the right to live.

13 MINUTES

13 MINUTES

During Hitler's anniversary speech on Nov 8, 1939, carpenter Georg Elser (Christian Friedel) is arrested on the Swiss border. Just minutes later, a bomb explodes immediately behind the Führer's lectern, killing eight people.

POP AYE

POP AYE

When a successful Bangkok architect in the midst of a midlife crisis is reunited with an elephant he knew growing up, the two embark on a road trip to the man's childhood home in the idyllic Thai countryside.

LANDLINE

LANDLINE

Manhattan of 1995: a land without cell phones, but abundant in CD listening stations, bar smoke, and family dysfunction. Such is the setting of the latest subversive comedy from the team of actress Jenny Slate and filmmaker Gillian Robespierre (OBVIOUS CHILD).

DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME

DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME

This enthralling new documentary from Bill Morrison (THE GREAT FLOOD) pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints dating from the early 1900s. Discovered buried under a hockey rink in a former Klondike Gold Rush town, their story reveals the links between the movie business and Manifest Destiny in North America.

COLUMBUS

COLUMBUS

When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son (John Cho) finds himself stranded in a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Directed by Nashville-based filmmaker Kogonada.

GOOD TIME

GOOD TIME

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine Nikas (Robert Pattinson) embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city’s underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother out of jail.

RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD

RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD

Using Link Wray’s iconic track of the same name as a launching point, RUMBLE charts a course through a myriad roster of performers with native roots, making the case of the inextricable and profound mark that performers with native ancestry have made on American popular music.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA: Extended Director's Cut

ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA: Extended Director's Cut

Unavailable for years—even after a high profile festival screenings earlier this decade—Sergio Leone’s epic final film follows a group of Jewish gangsters in New York from childhood, through their glory years during prohibition, and their meeting again 35 years later. 4K DCP Restoration.

KOYAANISQATSI

KOYAANISQATSI

An unconventional work in every way, it wordlessly surveys the rapidly changing environments of the Northern Hemisphere, in an astonishing collage created by the director, cinematographer Ron Fricke, and composer Philip Glass.

PATTI CAKE$

PATTI CAKE$

Set in gritty strip-mall Jersey suburbia, PATTI CAKE$ chronicles an underdog’s quest for fame and glory with humor, raw energy, and an unforgettable lead performance.

MAJOR LEAGUE

MAJOR LEAGUE

Before we had Kenny Powers, we had Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn. The boys of summer are back in action, except this time they're under the control of a woman working to assemble a losing team to force them out of Cleveland.

THE RIGHT STUFF

THE RIGHT STUFF

Labor Day Weekend Sam Shepard won an Academy Award® for his role as laconic test pilot Chuck Yeager, who would break the speed of sound, in this adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s chronicling of the first 15 years of America’s space program.

THE KARATE KID

THE KARATE KID

Teenager Daniel struggles with relocating to a new school and a new neighborhood. Searching for his place and bullied by karate goons, he befriends Zen master Mr. Miyagi, who shows him the path forward through a rigorous training in martial arts. Age Recommendation: 10+

TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK

TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK

Narrated by Iggy Pop and executive produced by Green Day, this definitive telling of the Bay Area’s punk history spans over 30 years with a central focus on the emergence of Berkeley's inspiring 924 Gilman Street music collective.

PERSON TO PERSON

PERSON TO PERSON

Set on a single day in New York City,  the second feature from Dustin Guy Defa (BAD FEVER) is a playful ode to analog, featuring a strong ensemble cast. And it’s a rare bird in indie film today: shot on 16mm and screening on 35mm.

RESTLESS CREATURE: WENDY WHELAN

RESTLESS CREATURE: WENDY WHELAN

An intimate portrait of prima ballerina Wendy Whelan as she prepares to leave New York City Ballet after a record-setting three decades with the company. Moving into a new phase, she creates Restless Creature, a collection of four contemporary vignettes forged in collaboration with four young choreographers.

CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS

CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS

The late Martin Landau stars as a philandering optometrist who is trying hard to break off his relationship with an obsessive, overly dependent woman (Angelica Huston). Meanwhile, depressive documentarian (Woody Allen) is falling in love with his producer (Mia Farrow). Among Woody Allen’s finest films.

DEAD POETS SOCIETY

DEAD POETS SOCIETY

English professor John Keating (Robin Williams) inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day. Written by MBA graduate Thomas Schulman and informed by his experiences there and one teacher in particular. Age Recommendation: 12+

Peripheral Visions: BLONDE DEATH

Peripheral Visions: BLONDE DEATH

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.

BEACH RATS

BEACH RATS

On the outskirts of Brooklyn, an aimless teenager struggling with his sexuality must reconcile cruising and hookup sites with a budding but cautious relationship with a young woman. Eliza Hittman’s award-winning film is a powerful character study that is as visually stunning as it is evocative.

SUSPIRIA

SUSPIRIA

Recently discovered uncut Italian 35mm print. Having been accepted into the prestigious Tanzakademie in Freiburg, Germany, American ballet student Suzy Bannion (Jessica Harper) finds herself immersed in a supernatural conspiracy involving an ancient evil. Directed by Dario Argento.

THE MIDWIFE

THE MIDWIFE

Two of French cinema’s biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire’s late father. Directed by Martin Provost (SERAPHINE).

LA NOTTE

LA NOTTE

Jeanne Moreau stars as the frustrated wife of a novelist (Marcello Mastroianni) who, together over the course of one night, confront their alienation from each other and the empty bourgeois circles in which they travel. Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, LA NOTTE is the follow-up to his epochal L’AVVENTURA. New DCP Restoration

THE GREAT DEBATERS

THE GREAT DEBATERS

When poet and professor Melvin B. Tolson (Denzel Washington) starts a debate team at the predominantly black Wiley College in 1935 Texas, he succeeds against the odds and takes the team to challenge Harvard's prestigious debate champions. Age Recommendation: 12+

DON'T TORTURE A DUCKLING

DON'T TORTURE A DUCKLING

When a child goes missing in the small town of Accendura, a reporter’s investigation uncovers a deeply wrought web of corruption, repression, lies, and unspeakable horror. Directed by Lucio Fulci.

YOUR VICE IS A LOCKED ROOM AND ONLY I HAVE THE KEY

YOUR VICE IS A LOCKED ROOM AND ONLY I HAVE THE KEY

An abused wife and her lascivious, degenerate author husband have their lives already turned upside down—when women begin dying at their idyllic estate. The couple’s bestial relationship is further disrupted with the arrival of the husband’s seductive niece Floriana (Edwige Fenech).

Light and Sound Machine: WAVELENGTH

Light and Sound Machine: WAVELENGTH

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.

BRAD'S STATUS

BRAD'S STATUS

While touring colleges with his teenage son, an introspective, middle-aged family man (Ben Stiller) can’t help but compare himself to his more successful cohort of old friends, in the second directorial feature from acclaimed screenwriter Mike White (BEATRIZ AT DINNER, SCHOOL OF ROCK).

THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT

THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT

Weeks before the 2011 Egyptian revolution, a police officer investigates the murder of a famous club singer at Cairo’s Nile Hilton Hotel. When the crime of passion shifts focus to the power elite of Egypt, this tawdry neo-noir morphs into outright political thriller.

BLACK SUNDAY

BLACK SUNDAY

Barbara Steele stars as Asa Vajda, a beautiful woman tortured and executed as a witch—but not before pronouncing a curse upon those who have condemned her, a curse that is fulfilled 200 years later. Directed by Mario Bava.

DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID

DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID

Celestine (Jeanne Moreau) takes a job as a chambermaid in the country only to discover that the family she's been hired to serve has a strange mélange of sexual and political predilections. New DCP Restoration.

MATILDA

MATILDA

When a gifted student realizes she has the power of telekinesis, she defends her friends from the wrath of a terrifyingly strict principal! Directed by Danny DeVito. Age Recommendation: 9+

BLOOD AND BLACK LACE

BLOOD AND BLACK LACE

The Cristian Haute Couture fashion house is a home to models—and backstabbing, blackmail, drug deals and murder. Directed by Mario Bava.

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO SOLANGE?

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO SOLANGE?

A sexually sadistic killer is preying on the girls of St. Mary’s school. Student Elizabeth witnessed one of the murders, but her hazy recollections of a knife-wielding figure in black do nothing to further the police’s investigations.

DEATH LAID AN EGG

DEATH LAID AN EGG

Secret plans are drawn and afternoon delight murders occur when a tempestuous love affair develops amongst the principals of a state of the art industrial chicken farm. The unbeatable Eurocult trio of Gina Lollobrigida, Jean-Louis Trintignant and Ewa Aulin star.

A BAY OF BLOOD and KILL, BABY…KILL! Double Feature

A BAY OF BLOOD and KILL, BABY…KILL! Double Feature

A Late Night Mario Bava Double Feature. A bloody bill of Bava featuring A BAY OF BLOOD, the forward-looking 1971 spurting artery from which all future slasher films would flow, followed by KILL, BABY…KILL, a superb Transylvanian gothic freak-out from a few years prior.

WOODSHOCK

WOODSHOCK

This hypnotic new film from fashion-designers-turned-filmmakers Kate and Laura Mulleavy (Rodarte) stars Kirsten Dunst as a young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

THE BRIDE WORE BLACK

THE BRIDE WORE BLACK

Jeanne Moreau stars as femme fatale Julie Kohler who, in seeking revenge for the death of her husband, plays both the victim and the detective, and sets out to knock off five prime suspects one by one.

THE MIRACLE WORKER

THE MIRACLE WORKER

Academy Awards® went to Best Actress Anne Bancroft and Best Supporting Actress Patty Duke for their moving portrayals of Annie Sullivan and her remarkable blind and deaf pupil, Helen Keller. Age Recommendation: 10+

ZEDER (aka REVENGE OF THE DEAD)

ZEDER (aka REVENGE OF THE DEAD)

Within the coiled ribbon of a typewriter lies the confession of a renegade scientist. Now a secret society is closing in on its new owner, pushing him ever closer to the line between life and death.

PEARL JAM: LET'S PLAY TWO

PEARL JAM: LET'S PLAY TWO

This new concert film chronicles Pearl Jam’s legendary performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs historic 2016 season, as well as their reciprocal relationship with the team and venue.

THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE

THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE

The only witness to an art gallery attack, a vacationing writer gets caught up in a serial killer’s machinations. Dario Argento’s directorial debut was an international smash and announced an entirely new way of constructing a mystery-thriller.

STAND AND DELIVER

STAND AND DELIVER

The true story of a math teacher, Jaime Escalante (Edward James Olmos), who gave up a high-paying job in electronics to make a contribution to society in an East L.A. high school class room. Age Recommendation: 13+

SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER

SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER

When 7-year-old Josh beats his expert father in chess, his family hires a strict instructor (Ben Kingsley) who aims to teach the boy to be as aggressive as chess legend Bobby Fischer, but Josh is also learning from a speed chess hustler (Laurence Fishburne) on the side. Age Recommendation: 8+

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