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SATURDAY - New Releases (+ More)

The Taste of Things (2023)

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Trần Anh Hùng · 135m · DCP

Tràn Anh Hùng masterfully reunites off-screen former couple Benoit Magimel and Juliette Binoche in a film about the decades-long relationship between renowned French gourmand Dodin Bouffant and his cook, Eugénie. The film starts with a stunning, saliva-inducing 40 minute cooking sequence and turns into one of the most beautiful and sensuous portrayals of love in a film this year.

Saturday, March 23rd 4:00PM · Saturday, March 23rd 7:00PM

Perfect Days (2023)

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Wim Wenders · 125m · DCP

This film by Wim Wenders (whose eye for urban environments brings him again to Tokyo) follows the daily routine of Hirayama, who cleans public restrooms and shows the places and people he visits, the music he listens to, the books he reads. Simply put, Perfect Days portrays one man's simple pleasures. Just out of sight lies the life he may have left behind for this routine existence.

Saturday, March 30th 7:00PM · Saturday, March 30th 9:30PM

Trenque Lauquen (2023)

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Laura Citarella · 260m · DCP

Voted the best film of 2023 by Cahiers, Laura Citraella's Trenque Lauquen is a two-part puzzle of sorts. Botanist Laura (played by Laura Paredes, who co-wrote the film) disappears in the town of Trenque Lauquen. Her colleagues search for her by piecing together clues, but the story is perhaps larger than they thought... will it reveal itself? Does Laura want to be found?

Saturday, April 6th 3:00PM

Napoleon (2023)

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Ridley Scott · 158m · DCP

Great emperor or exiled tyrant? Napoleon is a movie unafraid to poke fun at an important historical figure. Dive into the French emperor's origins in this historical epic, which details his tumultuous relationship with his wife, Josephine (Vanessa Kirby), along with his rise to power and subsequent fall from grace. Ridley Scott's historical battle sequences and Joaquin Phoenix having the time of his life – need we say more?

Saturday, April 13th 3:00PM

Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis (2009) / earthearthearth (2021)

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Daïchi Saïto / Daïchi Saïto · 10m / 30m · 35mm

The Andes is the subject of earthearthearth (shot on 16mm). Saïto uses analog techniques like hand processing, optical printing, and solarization to create a uniquely evocative visual and celluloid landscape, set to a soundtrack by saxophonist Jason Sharp. Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis, also explores landscape, but this time in Saïto’s neighborhood in Montréal. Images interact with violin by Malcolm Goldstein to create a “poem of vision and sound.”

Saturday, April 13th 7:00PM

Atlantis (2019)

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Valentyn Vasyanovych · 106m · DCP

The war in Ukraine was not entirely unforeseen in 2019. And yet, this film by Ukrainian director Valentyn Vasyanovych offers an eery vision of the future come-true, portraying the year 2025 in the aftermath of a fictional war against Russia which has become a reality today. Following retired soldier Sergiy, Atlantis is disquieting, but also beautiful. Vasyanovych's vision of the future is dark, but it is not the end.

Saturday, April 20th 4:00PM

Pictures of Ghosts (2023)

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Kleber Mendonça Filho · 93m · DCP

Both a "love letter to cinema" and a love letter to the cinema, Pictures of Ghosts sees director Kleber Mendonça Filho trace the history of the movie houses of his hometown Recife alongside his own career as a filmmaker. In the process, Filho portrays the social, communal spaces these theaters created and mines memory, archival footage, and decades of film culture in Brazil with great poignancy.

Saturday, April 27th 4:00PM · Sunday, April 28th 4:00PM

Summer (2021)

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Vadim Kostrov · 109m · DCP

Set in Nizhny Tagil, Russia, Summer journeys nostalgically through the warm middle Ural summer with eight-year-old Vadim and his half-sister Christina. Shot on MiniDV, the light of the sun basks Vadim in its warmth as he enjoys the tranquility and solace, the gentle breezes and passing summer thunderstorms of his childhood. Summer is the first of Kostrov's autobiographical seasonal cycle.

Saturday, April 27th 7:00PM

Rojek (2022)

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Zaynê Akyol · 128m · DCP

Zaynê Akyol turns his camera to former jihadist members, imprisoned in Syrian Kurdistan after its liberation from Islamic State occupation. Weaving together interviews and aerial landscapes, this documentary is an unflinching and powerful construction of an intimate oral history of the rise and fall of ISIS.

Saturday, May 4th 7:00PM

The Boys in the Boat (2023)

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George Clooney · 124m · DCP

This new release by George Clooney dramatizes the journey of the University of Washington's men's rowing team from ragtag group of amateurs to aspiring Olympians at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Based on the 2013 book by Daniel James Brown, this feel-good drama is sure to lift you from your 8th week slump.

Sunday, May 5th 1:00PM

Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World (2023)

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Radu Jude · 164m · DCP

Radu Jude follows up Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn with another incisive, bawdy commentary. Do Not Expect Too Much follows a production assistant as she drives throughout Romania to take casting videos of injured laborers for a company's safety advisory video, all while making content as her comic alter ego Bobita. This black comedy delivers potent commentary and makes you laugh.

Saturday, May 11th 3:00PM

Cassandro (2023)

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Roger Ross Williams · 107m · DCP

Saúl Armendáriz plays the runt in the rigged world of lucha libre. When his trainer encourages him to fight as an exótico—a male wrestler who performs in drag—Saúl is reborn as Cassandro, the openly gay wrestler who revolutionizes his sport. With an infectiously passionate performance from Gael García Bernal, this feel-good biopic shines a light on a real kick-ass queer icon.

Sunday, May 19th 1:00PM