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Sheep Without a Shepherd

China | 2019 | 112 min. | Sam Quah

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A remake of the Indian-Malaysian film Drishyam, this Chinese box-office blockbuster is a Hollywood-esque cat-and-mouse crime thriller.

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Summertime

USA | 2020 | 95 minutes | Carlos López Estrada

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A sprawling portrait of Los Angeles told through the work of spoken word poetry, 25 Angelenos’ aspirations and fears intersect over the course of one long, hot SoCal day in the latest from director Carlos López Estrada (Blindspotting).

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The Evening Hour

USA | 2019 | 119 min. | Braden King

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A nursing home aide becomes a small-time drug dealer, reselling his patients' prescriptions.

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Charlatan

Czech Republic | 118 min. | Agnieszka Holland

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Based on the true story of Czech healer Jan Mikolášek who dedicated his life to treating the sickusing medicinal plants. Throughout the war and turmoil of the 20th century he has to choosebetween his calling and his conscience.

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Death of Nintendo

Philippines | 99 min. | Raya Martin

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In the lead-up to Holy Week, three 13-year-old Filipino boys do everything in their power to become men in this charming, poppy coming-of-age throwback set in the 1990s.

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God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya

Macedonia | 2019 | 100 minutes | Teona Strugar Mitevska

Now Playing - Aug 5, 2021

Downtrodden and underappreciated, a woman in a small Macedonian town creates nationwide shock waves (with the help of a sensation-seeking TV reporter) when she upsets a local men-only religious tradition.

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Reel Black: Barry Jenkins and Black Skin in Color - On-Demand Class

114 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. Recognize the depth of emotional storytelling attained through Barry Jenkins' use of color, especially tuned for Black skin, through his recent feature films. Taught by Isabella Price.

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Reel Black: Us and the Separation of the Black Self - On-Demand Class

96 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. Wrestle with Us' representation of the way Black American women are societally made to split their genuine and public selves with film scholar Isabella Price.

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Sun Children

Iran | 2020 | 99 min. | Majid Majidi

Now Playing - Aug 5, 2021

Sun Children is the story of 12-year-old ALI and his three friends. Together they work hard to survive and support their families, doing small jobs in a garage and committing petty crimes to make fast money. Iran's official submission for the Academy Awards 2021 (Best International Film).

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Truman and Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation

USA | 2020 | 86 minutes | Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Now Playing - Aug 5, 2021

Featuring the voices of Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto as the eponymous duo, this dual-portrait documentary from director Lisa Immordino Vreeland (Love, Cecil) charts the friendship and professional rivalry between author Truman Capote and playwright Tennessee Williams.

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Cinema DNA: Children of Vertigo - On-Demand Class

178 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. Expand and enrich your appreciation of the power that Hitchcock and Vertigo brought to the cinema through the examination of several great films that owe enormous debt to Vertigo and honor its continuing place in film culture.

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What The Femme: The Evolution of Ellen Ripley - On-Demand Class

2021 | 112 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. From gender-swapped survivor to mother warrior to alien-human hybrid, Ellen Ripley's unconventional feminist journey is reevaluated and reinvigorated through the lens of film programmer Anthony Hudson.

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Cinema DNA: Parasite - On-Demand Class

127 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. Revel in the films that inspired the Oscar-winning Parasite--from Chaplin's City Lights to mid-century South Korean films to modern architecture and the many influential filmmakers in between. Taught by John Trafton.

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Don Guillermo: Del Toro and his Ibero-American Influences - On-Demand Class

99 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. Explore the Latin American and Spanish influences behind Guillermo del Toro's filmography, including films, paintings, and literature that he draws upon to fill his own art with magical realism.

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The Hunt for Dr. Lecter - On-Demand Class

117 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. Slice into the world of Hannibal Lecter beginning with his gothic literary origins, his basis in American crime journalism, and, ultimately, his brilliant portrayals in film and television. Taught by John Trafton.

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Cinema DNA: Get Out and the Black Perspective - On-Demand Class

120 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. Instructor Nicole Pouchet explores the films that inspired Get Out and how they take form through this new lens of a Black American filmmaker.

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Reel Black: Afrofuturism - On-Demand Class

120 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. Take a deep dive into unapologetically blackity-black speculative film in this culture-, commentary-, and clip-filled class taught by Nicole Pouchet.

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What The Femme: Costuming the Final Frontier - On-Demand Class

120 min.

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Virtual class now available on demand. The hosts of the Women at Warp podcast explore the good to the god-awful in costuming the women of Star Trek!

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Sabaya

Sweden | 2021 | 91 min. | Hogir Hirori

Opens August 6, 2021

With just a mobile phone and a gun, Mahmud, Ziyad and their group risk their lives trying to save Yazidi women and girls being held by ISIS as Sabaya (sex slaves) in the most dangerous camp in the Middle East, Al-Hol in Syria.

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Never Gonna Snow Again

Poland | 2020 | 113 min. | Małgorzata Szumowska, Michał Englert

Opens August 13, 2021

With touches of magical realism and moments of sober beauty and subtle humor, the latest from director Malgorzata Szumowska is an alluring, atmospheric tale—a genre-defying meditation on class, immigration, and global warming.

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Not Going Quietly

USA | 2021 | 139 min. | Nicholas Bruckman

Opens August 20, 2021

When 32-year-old activist and father Ady Barkan chances to meet a powerful senator on an airplane, their filmed exchange goes viral and sparks one of the most powerful political movements in a generation.

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