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Interstellar in 35mm: Egyptian

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USA | 2014 | 169 Minutes | Christopher Nolan

One of the most highly anticipated films of the year, the latest epic from Christopher Nolan (Inception) comes to the GIANT screen at the historic Egyptian Theatre in glorious, original 35mm format with Dolby digital sound.

Interstellar in 35mm: Uptown

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USA | 2014 | 169 Minutes | Christopher Nolan

One of the most highly anticipated films of the year, the latest epic from Christopher Nolan (Inception) comes to the Uptown in glorious, original 35mm format.

Monsieur Lazhar

November 18, 2014

Canada (Québec) | 2011 | Film: 94 minutes | Discussion: 30 minutes | Philippe Falardeau

An Algerian immigrant takes over a Canadian classroom and experiences the power and challenges of educating in today's society. While struggling with his own immigration issues, he fights to educate the students in a manner that challenges the status quo. Following the screening will be a discussion of the variety of challenges facing teachers in our modern classroom, exploring any ways that public and parents can be more aware and involved in the educational system.

Moolaadé

November 11, 2014

Senegal | 2004 | Film: 124 minutes | Discussion: 30 minutes | Ousmane Sembene

Ousmane Sembene's masterpiece drove home exceptional artistic commentary on the practice of ritual female genital cutting. Setting the world of tradition against modernity, the stakes for both sides are emotionally conveyed all the way to its final striking image. Professor Kristy Leissle will be leading our post-screening discussion in an exploration of not just the tradition featured in the film, but the variety of challenges facing women on the African continent today.

NT Live: Of Mice and Men

November 28 - 30, 2014

USA | 2014 | 150 Minutes | Anna Shapiro

Filmed live on Broadway, this acclaimed revival of John Steinbeck's classic stars James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Chris O'Dowd in a Tony Award® nominated performance.

The Terrorist

November 25, 2014

India | 1998 | Film: 95 minutes | Discussion: 30 minutes | Santosh Sivan

Malli is a member of the resistance and volunteers to become a human bomb to assassinate a governmental leader. As the day grows closer she is forced to question the nature of the world and her own valuable place in it. Following this film will be a discussion with Professor Daniel Chirot about the modern face of terrorism.

Walkabout

October 28, 2014

Australia | Film: 100 minutes | Discussion: 30 minutes | Nicolas Roeg

Walkabout is a haunting, dreamlike evocation of the Australian outback, in which two young children learn to rely on a young aborigine who helps them survive in the wilderness.  After the screening we will be discussing the psychology of travel. It is used in many cultures as a rite of passage but traveling has extraordinary benefits at any time. Michael Brein (The Travel Psychologist) will be in attendance to explore what we really gain from travel.