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THE TASTE OF THINGS
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THE TASTE OF THINGS

Destined to be remembered as one of the great films about the meaning, texture and experience of food, this sumptuous, exceptionally well-crafted work, set in late 19th-century France, stars Juliette Binoche and Benoît Magimel as Eugénie, a cook, and Dodin, the gourmet chef she has been working with for 20 years.
2024 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: ANIMATION
Ends Sat, Mar 9

2024 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: ANIMATION

A perennial audience favorite, the Oscar®-nominated short films return in three programs: Animation, Live Action and Documentary.
2024 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: LIVE ACTION
Ends Wed, Mar 6

2024 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: LIVE ACTION

A perennial audience favorite, the Oscar®-nominated short films return in three programs: Animation, Live Action and Documentary.
PERFECT DAYS
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PERFECT DAYS

An absorbing slice-of-life drama led by a remarkable performance, this quietly soaring gem in Wim Wenders' estimable filmography is a poignant character study and emotionally charged journey into the soul of Tokyo through an unusual guide: the architectural marvels of some of Tokyo’s public toilets, as cleaned by soulful protagonist Hirayama (Koji Yakusho).
BARBIE
Tue, Mar 5 | Sat, Mar 9

BARBIE

To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you're a Ken.
HOW TO HAVE SEX
Ends Thu, Mar 7

HOW TO HAVE SEX

Winner of the Un Certain Regard prize at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival and fresh from Sundance 2024, HOW TO HAVE SEX is a vibrant and authentic depiction of the agonies, ecstasies and ride-or-die glory of young female friendship, from rising British filmmaker Molly Manning Walker.
OPPENHEIMER
Tue, Mar 5 | Sat, Mar 9

OPPENHEIMER

Physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer works with a team of scientists to develop the atomic bomb.
PAST LIVES
Thu, Mar 7 | Sat, Mar 9

PAST LIVES

Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny, love, and the choices that make a life in this heartrending modern romance.
THE MONK AND THE GUN
Ends Wed, Mar 6

THE MONK AND THE GUN

Set in 2006, when the Kingdom of Bhutan began its transition to democracy, this playful big-hearted ensemble drama from writer-director Pawo Choyning Dorji follows the adventures of monks, villagers, urbanites, and one hapless foreigner — capturing that moment of transition in all its strangeness and wonder.
KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
Fri, Mar 8 at 7:30pm

KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON

When oil is discovered in 1920s Oklahoma under Osage Nation land, the Osage people are murdered one by one — until the FBI steps in to unravel the mystery.
MAESTRO
Thu, Mar 7 at 8:00pm

MAESTRO

In his directorial follow-up to A STAR IS BORN, Bradley Cooper dramatizes the public and private lives of legendary musician Leonard Bernstein and his wife Felicia Montealegre (Carey Mulligan) with sensitivity, visual ingenuity and symphonic splendor.
POOR THINGS
Wed, Mar 6 | Sat, Mar 9

POOR THINGS

The incredible tale about the fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter (Emma Stone), a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe). Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (THE LOBSTER).
AMERICAN FICTION
Fri-Sat, Mar 8-9

AMERICAN FICTION

Jeffrey Wright stars as a respected author in Cord Jefferson’s adaptation of Percival Everett’s 2001 novel Erasure — a wicked satire about the commodification of marginalized voices, a wildly entertaining send-up of our hunger for so-called authenticity, and a portrait of an artist forced to re-examine his integrity.
ANATOMY OF A FALL
Sat, Mar 9 at 12:15pm

ANATOMY OF A FALL

An investigation into a suspicious death at a secluded cabin in the French Alps devolves into an unsettling psychological journey that plumbs the depths of the victim’s complicated family dynamic in this 2023 Cannes Palme d’Or winner from director Justine Triet.
THE HOLDOVERS
Fri-Sat, Mar 8-9

THE HOLDOVERS

Nearly 20 years after SIDEWAYS, director Alexander Payne and actor Paul Giamatti reunite in Payne’s latest about the bond that forms between a curmudgeonly professor, his belligerent student and the school’s head cook — all of whom are stuck at their elite New England boarding school over winter break.
THE ZONE OF INTEREST
Fri, Mar 8 at 2:15pm, 9:10pm

THE ZONE OF INTEREST

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp in Jonathan Glazer’s look at the mundanity behind an unforgivable brutality.
ROBOT DREAMS
Special Early Screening: Wed, Mar 6 at 7:00pm

ROBOT DREAMS

Oscar-nominated for Best Animated Feature, this endearing tale of the friendship of a Manhattanite dog and his robot companion won’t be released until summer. We’re happy to offer this exclusive early look to Belcourt patrons.
SHE IS CONANN
Wed-Thu, Mar 6-7

SHE IS CONANN

Six lives, six eras, and six deaths mark Conann’s poetic journey through different incarnations and lesbian loves. A hallucinatory gender-swapped retelling of the classic epic from visionary Bertrand Mandico.
TÓTEM
Fri-Tue, Mar 8-12

TÓTEM

In a bustling Mexican household, seven-year-old Sol is swept up in a whirlwind of preparations for her father’s birthday. As the day goes on, Sol begins to understand the gravity of the celebration this year and watches as her family does the same.
INSIDE THE YELLOW COCOON SHELL
Sat, Mar 9 | Tue, Mar 12

INSIDE THE YELLOW COCOON SHELL

Thien must take responsibility when a family tragedy pushes him to search for his long lost brother in the mystical landscape of Vietnam. His journey, interrupted by enthralling dreams and re-awakened desires, leads him to question what is worth living for.
BEFORE SUNRISE
Mon, Mar 11 at 8:30pm

BEFORE SUNRISE

A young man named Jesse meets a woman named Celine on a train in Europe, and the pair wind up spending one romantic evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.
ENNIO
Mon, Mar 11 at 4:50pm, 8:00pm

ENNIO

Part of Music City Mondays: Morricone x3 — A moving and comprehensive profile of indefatigable composer Ennio Morricone that explores the breadth of the maestro’s career, from his early Italian pop songs to the fistful of unforgettable film scores that he wrote.
BEFORE MIDNIGHT
Tue, Mar 12 at 8:20pm

BEFORE MIDNIGHT

On the last night of their idyllic Greek vacation, longtime lovers Jesse and Celine reminisce about their lives together and what different choices might have brought.
BEFORE SUNSET
Tue, Mar 12 at 6:30pm

BEFORE SUNSET

It’s nine years after Jesse and Celine first met; now, they encounter one another on the French leg of Jesse’s book tour.
LOVE LIES BLEEDING
Opens Thu, Mar 14

LOVE LIES BLEEDING

Reclusive gym manager Lou (Kristen Stewart) falls hard for Jackie (Katy O’Brian), an ambitious bodybuilder headed through town to Vegas in pursuit of her dream. But their love ignites violence, pulling them deep into the web of Lou’s criminal family.
PROBLEMISTA
Opens Thu, Mar 14

PROBLEMISTA

Alejandro (writer/director Julio Torres) is an aspiring toy designer from El Salvador, struggling to bring his unusual ideas to life in New York City. As time on his work visa runs out, a job assisting an erratic art-world outcast (Tilda Swinton) becomes his only hope to stay in the country and realize his dream.
THE SETTLERS
Thu-Sun, Mar 14-17

THE SETTLERS

Chile, 1901. Tasked with securing a wealthy landowner’s vast property, a British lieutenant and an American mercenary are joined by a mestizo marksman — who comes to realize their true mission is to violently “remove” the indigenous population. A revelatory take on the Western and Chile's Best International Feature Film entry to the 96th Academy Awards.
FINAL DESTINATION
Fri, Mar 15 at Midnight

FINAL DESTINATION

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of dying with his friends in a plane crash, he prevents the accident — only to have Death hunt them down, one by one in the film that kicked off one of the most fun horror franchises of the 2000s. Screening in 35mm
LATE SPRING
Fri, Mar 15 at 5:20pm | Sat, Mar 16 at 2:00pm

LATE SPRING

One of the most powerful of Yasujiro Ozu’s family portraits, LATE SPRING tells the story of a widowed father who feels compelled to marry off his beloved only daughter this poignant tale of love and loss in postwar Japan.
EARLY SUMMER
Sat, Mar 16 at 5:00pm | Sun, Mar 17 at 2:30pm

EARLY SUMMER

In the second of Ozu’s Noriko trilogy, the Mamiya family is seeking a husband for their daughter, Noriko, but she has ideas of her own. A seemingly simple story, EARLY SUMMER is a nuanced examination of life’s changes across three generations. Screening in 35mm
NIGHTMARE BEACH
Sat, Mar 16 at Midnight

NIGHTMARE BEACH

The shockingly gory tale of a madman in a motorcycle helmet who is taking out young co-eds all over the sparkling sands of South Florida during Spring Break.
TOKYO STORY
Sun, Mar 17 at 5:00pm

TOKYO STORY

Ozu’s profoundly stirring story of an aging couple who journey to visit their grown children in bustling postwar Tokyo surveys the rich and complex world of family life with the director’s customary delicacy and incisive perspective on social mores.
THE HATEFUL EIGHT
Mon, Mar 18 at 4:30pm, 8:00pm

THE HATEFUL EIGHT

Part of Music City Mondays: Morricone x3 — Years after the Civil War, a bounty hunter and his captive are waylaid by a Wyoming blizzard and hole up in a way station with six dicey strangers. Oscar-winning score by Ennio Morricone. Screening in 35mm
Melodrama and Politics: A Rainer Werner Fassbinder Seminar
Wed, Mar 20 | 6:30-7:45pm

Melodrama and Politics: A Rainer Werner Fassbinder Seminar

This seminar is presented in conjunction with Trilogies: Part 2 and the BRD Trilogy. Movie tickets sold separately. Presented by Lutz Koepnick, Max Kade Foundation Chair in German Studies and professor of cinema and media arts at Vanderbilt University.
PICTURES OF GHOSTS
Wed-Sun, Mar 20-24

PICTURES OF GHOSTS

From acclaimed director Kleber Mendonça Filho (BACURAU). A multidimensional journey through time, sound, architecture and filmmaking, set in the urban landscape of Recife, the Brazilian coastal capital of Pernambuco.
THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN
Wed, Mar 20 at 8:00pm

THE MARRIAGE OF MARIA BRAUN

Maria marries Hermann Braun in the last days of World War II, only to have him disappear in the war. Alone, Maria uses her beauty and ambition to prosper in Germany's “economic miracle” of the 1950’s. Screening in 35mm
BATMAN BEGINS
Fri, Mar 22 at 9:00pm | Sun, Mar 24 at 2:10pm

BATMAN BEGINS

Director Christopher Nolan’s Batman origin story charts the Dark Knight's emergence as a force for good in Gotham.
HERE
Fri-Tue, Mar 22-26

HERE

A Romanian construction worker and a Belgian-Chinese doctorate student cross paths in Brussels just before the former is about to move back home. A city symphony imbued with quiet grace, HERE captures both the longing of contemporary urban life and the potential for enchantment that still exists in spaces shared by strangers from different worlds.
ABOUT DRY GRASSES
Sat-Tue, Mar 23-26

ABOUT DRY GRASSES

Nestled away in wintry Turkish Kurdistan, public-school art teacher Samet (Deniz Celiloğlu) yearns to leave the sleepy village, but a budding relationship brings a silver lining. Renowned for his nuanced, visually ravishing imagery, award-winning director Nuri Bilge Ceylan returns with another enveloping cinemascope rumination.
THE DARK KNIGHT
Sat, Mar 23 at 9:00pm | Sun, Mar 24 at 5:00pm

THE DARK KNIGHT

When a vile young criminal calling himself the Joker suddenly throws Gotham City into chaos, the Caped Crusader begins to tread a fine line between heroism and vigilantism.
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
Sun, Mar 24 at 8:00pm

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

Eight years after the Joker's reign of chaos, Batman is coerced out of exile with the assistance of the mysterious Selina Kyle in order to defend Gotham City from the vicious guerrilla terrorist Bane.
DAYS OF HEAVEN
Mon, Mar 25 at 3:40pm, 8:00pm

DAYS OF HEAVEN

Part of Music City Mondays: Morricone x3 — Bill, an early-1900s Chicago steel mill worker flees town after accidentally killing a man. In search of a better life, he moves his girlfriend Abby and younger sister Linda to the wheat fields of Texas. Directed by Terence Malick. Score by Ennio Morricone. New 4K DCP Restoration
LAST THINGS
Tue, Mar 26 at 8:00pm

LAST THINGS

Evolution and extinction from the point of view of rocks and various future others. The geo-biosphere is introduced as a place of evolutionary possibility, where humans disappear — but life endures. Screening in 35mm
VERONIKA VOSS
Wed, Mar 27 at 8:00pm

VERONIKA VOSS

Once-beloved Third Reich–era starlet Veronika Voss lives in obscurity in postwar Munich. She meets a sportswriter, and the two develop an unlikely relationship. Screening in 35mm
HIGH & LOW – JOHN GALLIANO
Fri-Thu, Mar 29-Apr 4

HIGH & LOW – JOHN GALLIANO

Charts the rise-and-fall story of fashion designer John Galliano, who was widely recognized as one of the most successful names in 1990s and 2000s couture, until his career abruptly ended when he was caught on camera in 2011 hurling antisemitic and racist insults at bystanders in Paris.
STARSHIP TROOPERS
Fri, Mar 29 at Midnight

STARSHIP TROOPERS

The gorgeous youth of Earth’s most patriotic families battle the unspeakable menace of extraterrestrial bug monsters.
THEY SHOT THE PIANO PLAYER
Fri-Thu, Mar 29-Apr 4

THEY SHOT THE PIANO PLAYER

In this new animated feature from the team behind CHICO & RITA, a New York music journalist (voiced by Jeff Goldblum) travels to Rio de Janeiro to uncover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of young Brazilian piano virtuoso Tenório Jr.
TOTAL RECALL
Sat, Mar 30 at Midnight

TOTAL RECALL

You may not be able to go to Mars, take part in a revolution, maximize your divorce catharsis, and lay waste to your enemies — but Rekall Inc. can make you remember it like you did. As can seeing this brain bender of a film.
RYUICHI SAKAMOTO | OPUS
Mon, Apr 1 at 8:00pm

RYUICHI SAKAMOTO | OPUS

In late 2022, Ryuichi Sakamoto mustered all of his energy to leave us with one final performance: a concert film featuring just him and his piano. Intimately filmed in a space he knew well and surrounded by his most trusted collaborators, including his son, director Neo Sora, Sakamoto bares his soul through his exquisitely haunting melodies.
LOLA
Wed, Apr 3 at 8:00pm

LOLA

In Fassbinder’s satiric tribute to capitalism, Lola, a seductive cabaret singer-prostitute, launches an outrageous plan to elevate herself in a world where everything, and everyone, is for sale. Screening in 35mm
HUNDREDS OF BEAVERS
Coming Soon

HUNDREDS OF BEAVERS

In this 19th century slapstick winter epic, a drunken applejack salesman must go from zero to hero and become North America's greatest fur trapper by defeating hundreds of beavers. Equal parts Buster Keaton and Looney Tunes. No beaver is safe.
DO NOT EXPECT TOO MUCH FROM THE END OF THE WORLD
Sat-Tue, Apr 6-9

DO NOT EXPECT TOO MUCH FROM THE END OF THE WORLD

An overworked and underpaid production assistant drives around Bucharest filming casting tapes for a workplace safety video commissioned by a multinational company. When one of her interviewees makes a statement that ignites a scandal, she is forced to re-invent the whole story.