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MLK/FBI featuring a Q&A with director Sam Pollard
Fri, Feb 26 at 7:00pm CST

MLK/FBI featuring a Q&A with director Sam Pollard

Join the Belcourt and IFC Films for a free virtual screening of Sam Pollard’s MLK/FBI, one night only, followed by a pre-recorded Q&A between Pollard and Nashville’s NewsChannel 5 anchor Vicki Yates. Includes a welcome from Fisk University alumnus and Belcourt board member Terrance Hurd.
Virtual: A FIRST FAREWELL
Now Streaming

Virtual: A FIRST FAREWELL

Set amidst the sweeping landscapes of Xinjiang, where China's Muslim minority have lived and thrived for generations, three Uyghur children struggle to assimilate into China's Mandarin-led educational system within Chinese filmmaker Lina Wang’s subtle and poetic narrative film debut. (Winner of the Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus section at the Berlinale and the Asian Future award at the Tokyo International Film Festival)
Virtual: JUMBO
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Virtual: JUMBO

Writer-director Zoé Wittock’s gorgeous and imaginative debut feature about a shy young woman who falls in love with an amusement park ride eschews the exploitative in favor of an earnest and compassionate portrait of loneliness and longing.
Virtual: DEMONLOVER
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Virtual: DEMONLOVER

Olivier Assayas’ hallucinatory, globe-spanning thriller explores the connections between multinational businesses and extreme underground media as well as the many ways 21st century reality increasingly resembles violent, disorienting fiction. (New 2K restoration of the unrated director’s cut supervised by Olivier Assayas)
Virtual: TEST PATTERN
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Virtual: TEST PATTERN

In the early stages of a loving and committed interracial relationship, the strength of Renesha (Brittany S. Hall) and Evan’s (Will Brill) bond is tested by gender and racial prejudices she encounters as a Black woman seeking justice within the healthcare industry and criminal justice system.
Virtual: A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX
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Virtual: A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX

Straight from Sundance 2021, this multimedia exploration of simulation theory is told through the eyes of those who suspect our world isn’t real. Part sci-fi mind-scrambler, part horror story. Directed by Rodney Ascher (ROOM 237).
Virtual: MINARI
Streaming Fri-Mon, Feb 12-Mar 1

Virtual: MINARI

Amidst the instability and challenges of a new life in the rugged Ozarks, the lives of a Korean-American family are changed with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother.
Virtual: Our Right To Gaze: Black Film Identities
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Virtual: Our Right To Gaze: Black Film Identities

In this collection of six shorts, filmmakers gaze at themselves and their world, attempting to make sense of what they see reflected back. From gripping drama to heart-warming comedy, Our Right To Gaze: Black Film Identities features timely stories from Black artists that take us outside of the ordinary.
Virtual: M.C. ESCHER: JOURNEY TO INFINITY
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Virtual: M.C. ESCHER: JOURNEY TO INFINITY

Equal parts history, psychology and psychedelia, Robin Lutz’s entertaining, eye-opening portrait of world famous Dutch graphic artist M.C Escher presents the man via his own words and images. Featuring interviews with Graham Nash (Crosby, Stills & Nash) alongside Escher’s children, Jan and George Escher. Narration by British entertainer Stephen Fry (GOSFORD PARK; BLACKADDER).
Virtual: HEARTWORN HIGHWAYS
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Virtual: HEARTWORN HIGHWAYS

The best music and the best whiskey come from the same part of the country. HEARTWORN HIGHWAYS explores the roots of outlaw country music, offering a rare insight into the lives of the musicians who set the bar for those who came after.
Virtual: PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME
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Virtual: PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME

In Lili Horvát’s beguiling second feature, a brilliant neurosurgeon returns to Budapest to reunite with the love of her life: a man who says they’ve never met.
Virtual: F.T.A.
Streaming starts Fri, Mar 5

Virtual: F.T.A.

In 1971, at the height of the Vietnam War, Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland toured an anti-war comedy show across Southeast Asia to great response from the soldiers, but the film version was quickly taken out of circulation. (New Restoration)
Virtual: KEEP AN EYE OUT
Streaming starts Fri, Mar 5

Virtual: KEEP AN EYE OUT

A minutiae-obsessed police inspector (Benoît Poelvoorde, MAN BITES DOG) assails the fallibility of memory while bumbling and doubling back through the most absurd interrogation of all time — much to the chagrin of the unfortunate man who stumbled upon a dead body in front of his apartment building.
Virtual: THE INHERITANCE
Streaming starts Fri, Mar 12

Virtual: THE INHERITANCE

After nearly a decade exploring different facets of the African diaspora, Ephraim Asili makes his feature-length debut with this astonishing ensemble work set almost entirely within a West Philadelphia house where a community of young Black artists and activists form a collective.
Virtual: A SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME
Streaming starts Fri, Mar 12

Virtual: A SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

Herbalist and hunter Sundog homesteads off grid, in harmony with the Sonoran Desert. As government surveillance encroaches on his ecological haven, he increasingly ventures beyond the bounds of survivalism with the aid of medicinal plants — raising provocative questions about humanity's environmental relations amidst the specter of global collapse.
Celebrating 40 Years of NINE TO FIVE: A Conversation with Screenwriter Patricia Resnick
Mon, Mar 15 at 5:15pm CST

Celebrating 40 Years of NINE TO FIVE: A Conversation with Screenwriter Patricia Resnick

Join the Belcourt and Vanderbilt University’s Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center for a virtual conversation about the legacy of NINE TO FIVE with Patricia Resnick, who wrote the screenplay. The event is free and open to the public.