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7:00PM Monday, November 28th

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His Girl Friday (1940)

Howard Hawks · 92min · 35mm

Possibly the definitive screwball comedy, His Girl Friday stars Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell as newspaper editor Walter Burns and his star reporter Hildy Johnson…who also happen to be ex-spouses. When Hildy decides to remarry and quit the paper, Walter convinces her to cover one last story, even as he tries to win her back. With pitch-perfect performances from everyone involved, this movie is more than a laugh-a-minute—it’s a laugh-a-line.

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7:00PM Tuesday, November 29th

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Up the Yangtze (2007)

Yung Chang · 93m · 35mm

A quietly angry depiction of rural China’s shift towards a tourism-based consumer economy, Up the Yangtze serves as a stark reminder of North American complicity in the struggle of everyday Chinese citizens. Centered around a riverboat cruise ship catered towards English-speaking tourists, Yung Chang’s 2007 feature debut maintains a melancholic optimism for the lives of two ordinary people coming to terms with their place in a new China.

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7:00PM Wednesday, November 30th

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Executioners (1993)

Siu-Tung Ching, Johnnie To · 97m · DCP

As much a dark reprise as it is a sequel to The Heroic Trio, Executioners finds our protagonists now navigating a post-apocalyptic city suffering from nuclear fallout and a scarce, dictator-controlled water supply. Zagging towards steampunk where the first film zigged towards Marvel, Johnnie To’s follow-up is a heavier affair that nonetheless features copious amounts of fisticuffs and Maggie Cheung-thrown grenades--how could you not be entertained?

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7:00PM Thursday, December 1st

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She's The Man (2006)

Andy Fickman · 105m · DCP

Frustrated by the sexism of her coaches and peers, soccer player Viola (Amanda Bynes) finds an opportunity to prove them wrong by taking her twin brother's place at a new school. In disguise, Viola joins the boys’ team, develops a crush on the captain, Duke (Channing Tatum in his breakout role), and attracts the affections of Duke’s crush. She’s the Man transposes the delightfully messy love triangle of "Twelfth Night" onto a pitch-perfect teen rom-com.

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9:30PM Thursday, December 1st

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Wolfwalkers (2020)

Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart · 103m · DCP

Set in Ireland in 1650, Wolfwalkers follows young Robyn Goodfellowe, who has moved to the town of Kilkenny with her dad at the request of the Lord Protector to kill the last remaining wolf pack. Outside the city walls, Robyn discovers the remaining wolves and meets Mebh the Wolfwalker, a girl who has the ability to turn into a wolf at night. While forging new friendships, Robyn has to decide whether to remain a hunter, or to help Mebh’s wolfpack.

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7:00PM Friday, December 2nd

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Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989)

Shinya Tsukamoto · 67m · DCP

A homoerotic merger of Lynch's Eraserhead and the kaiju genre, director Shinya Tsukamoto's first feature is the epitome of cyberpunk body horror. Tetsuo: The Iron Man follows the "Salaryman" as he is thrust into a carnal, industrial nightmare, slowly turning into a metallic monster after being cursed by the "Metal Fetishist" he accidentally hits with his car. Grimy, grotesque, and grossly phallic, this is the film masochist's cult classic must-see.

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7:00PM Saturday, December 3rd

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Autoerótica (2021) — US Premiere

Andrea Hoyos · 92m · Digital

Join us at Doc for the US premiere of Autoerótica! Autoerótica tells the story of Bruna, a teenage girl exploring her sexuality in modern-day Peru, and weaves the cringiest, true-to-life details of adolescence with quietly angry, biting social commentary. A tale of female friendship and the struggle for reproductive justice, Andrea Hoyos' directorial debut is a fiery work that marks the beginning of a new voice in contemporary Latin American cinema.

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5:00PM Sunday, December 4th

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Joan the Maid: The Prisons (1994)

Jacques Rivette · 177min · DCP

Part two of Rivette’s epic chronicles Joan’s imprisonment and interrogation by the British, but notably omits her trial, which features prominently in other cinematic accounts of her life. As in part one, Rivette’s focus on quotidian details and the spaces between the great events of Joan's life humanizes her in ways that are profoundly moving. Rivette’s long takes and the beauty and austerity of his images illuminate the saint’s inner and outer lives..

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