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Ade Adepitan: Journey of My Lifetime

April 23

United Kingdom | 2013 | 60 Minutes | Michael Simkin

Free screening! – Apr 23

This moving documentary follows legendary Paralympic medalist Ade Adepitan as he returns to his native Nigeria to find out why Polio is still a widespread threat to children in the country. Free screening presented by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of their Community Film Series.

Gorgo

May 6

United Kingdom | 1961 | 78 Minutes | Eugène Lourié

This cheesy mock-zilla feature mixes the legends of Godzilla and King Kong, Anglicizes them, and then sends a giant monster to flatten London. A quickie attempt to capitalize on the kaiju craze, Gorgo was a favorite of the cult series "Mystery Science Theatre 3000".

NT Live: A Small Family Business

July 19 - 23, 2014

United Kingdom | 2014 | 210 Minutes | Adam Penford

This riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play.

NT Live: King Lear

June 17 - 29, 2014

United Kingdom | 2014 | 210 Minutes | Sam Mendes

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty, Away We Go) directs this National Theatre production of Shakespeare's tragedy, updated to a modern totalitarian state setting. Legendary stage actor Simon Russell Beale stars in a performance that the Evening Standard raves, "Never ceases to astonish."

NT Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

June 20 - 22, 2014

United Kingdom | 2012 | 180 Minutes | Elliott Marianne

Now on Broadway, the National Theatre presents this special encore of their original adaptation of Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, the story of an autistic young man who is suspected of a violent act, leading him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.

RSC Live: Richard II

May 10 - 11, 2014

United Kingdom | 2013 | 195 Minutes | Gregory Doran

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents encore screenings of the recent hit performance of David Tennant ("Doctor Who") in the role as Shakespeare's troubled King Richard II.

Selected UK

April 17

United Kingdom | 2014 | 90 Minutes |

Some of the best emerging film and video artists from the UK are showcased in this diverse program of experimental short films celebrating the moving image. Presented in person by program curator Jamie Wyld.

Transcendence

Opens: April 17

United Kingdom | 2014 | 119 Minutes | Wally Pfister

Wally Pfister, the longtime cinematographer for Christopher Nolan, steps into the director's chair with this mind-bending SciFi thriller about an Artificial Intelligence expert (Johnny Depp) who creates a sentient computer that combines all known intelligence with the full range of human emotions–and which will lead to his transcendence.