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Film Schedule


Advance tickets are available through MissionTix until midnight the day before the show. No Missiontix.com sales on the day of show. A limited number of tickets will be available at the theater starting one hour before the first show of the day, even when advance tickets are sold out by MissionTix. Advance tickets are $13, unless otherwise noted, plus service fee. Same day tickets at the theatre are $14, unless otherwise noted.

   

150 Milligrams
Emmanuelle Bercot - France - 128 mins

Acclaimed director, screenwriter, and actor Emmanuelle Bercot adapts Irène Frachon's bestselling memoir Médiator 150mg for this story of a dedicated doctor whose investigation into recent patient deaths leads to a crusade against a powerful drug company. 150 Milligrams is set in Brittany and revolves around Irène (Sidse Babett Knudsen), ... more

Friday, April 21
8:30 PM
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Monday, April 24
6:15 PM
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Across the Waters
Nicolo Donato - Denmark - 95 mins

Enjoying the nightlife of 1943 Copenhagen, guitarist Arne Itkin (David Dencik) is seemingly immune to the hardships of war as the Danish government opts for a compliant relationship with Nazi Germany. He is initially skeptical when his terrified wife, Miriam (Danica Curcic), hears rumors of the round-up and deportation of Danish Jews. ... more

Monday, April 24
9:00 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
8:45 PM
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The African Doctor
Julien Rambaldi - France - 94 mins

Thanks to charming performances by Mark Zinga and Aïssa Maïga, The African Doctor is an endearing and beautifully crafted feel-good film about exclusion, resilience, and perseverance. In 1975, the mayor of Marly-Gomont wants to be re-elected and needs to find a doctor for the small French village. He decides on Seyolo Zantoko (Zinga), ... more

Saturday, April 22
9:00 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
6:30 PM
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Friday, April 28
8:30 PM
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After Love
Joachim Lafosse - France, Belgium - 100 mins

Marie and Boris seem to have it all—a modern home; sparkling, loving twin girls; good looks—but this is all they have. We enter the marriage mid-crisis, and thanks to a camera that never wavers from its domestic witness, we see it through to the end in this beautifully crafted and delicately acted chamber piece. Boris (Cédric ... more

Friday, April 21
6:30 PM
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Friday, April 28
6:30 PM
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Long before our American president dubbed a free press "fake news" and the enemy of the people there was I. F. Stone's Weekly (1953–71). I.F. Stone (Izzy to his large family of admirers) was read by dissidents and pols alike; the man's unfailing wit, immediate prose, and cherubic smile reflected the joy he found in pursuing the truth ... more

Sunday, April 23
3:30 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
6:15 PM
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All of a Sudden
Asli Özge - Germany, Netherlands - 112 mins

A mysterious woman dies after a party at the apartment of young Karsten (Sebastian Hülk), the privileged son of a powerful family in a small northern German town. Adding to the confusion is Karsten's curious split-second decision and action as the strange woman lies gasping on his kitchen floor. As details slowly emerge about the woman ... more

Friday, April 21
8:45 PM
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Friday, April 28
9:00 PM
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At the End of the Tunnel
Rodrigo Grande - Argentina, Spain - 120 mins

Alone in a sprawling, ramshackle house and confined to a wheelchair, Joaquín (Leonardo Sbaraglia) passes his days in the dank basement, chain-smoking and puttering with old computers that seem as useless as he appears. When a vibrant young woman, Berta (Clara Lago), and her mute daughter, Betty (Uma Salduende), arrive in response to an ... more

Saturday, April 22
6:30 PM
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Thursday, April 27
8:45 PM
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Backpack Full of Cash
Sarah Mondale - USA - 95 mins

Before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Director Sarah Mondale and Co-producer Vera Aronow couldn't have known how aptly their documentary would function as a follow-up to Congressional hearings for Education Secretary, with their discussion of charter schools, vouchers, and the general trend toward the privatization of public education ... more

Thursday, April 27
6:15 PM
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Saturday, April 29
6:30 PM
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Behind the Clouds
Cecilia Verheyden - Belgium - 108 mins

A huge hit in Belgium, this romantic drama was co-produced by the Dardenne brothers (Rosetta; L'Enfant) and marks the narrative feature debut for 31-year-old Cecilia Verheyden, who is less than half the age of her old romantics here. In this later-in-life story, two people meet again after more than 50 years apart. Once they were a couple, ... more

Friday, April 21
6:30 PM
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Monday, April 24
8:45 PM
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Check It
Dana Flor, Toby Oppenheimer - USA - 91 mins

Directors Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer, creators of the HBO documentary The Nine Lives of Marion Barry, shine their empathetic light on an overlooked aspect of D.C. life: gay and transgendered kids struggling to find a place for themselves. Tired of being bullied, several teens and young adults formed their own gang, Check It, to literally ... more

Sunday, April 23
5:45 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
9:00 PM
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Clash
Mohamed Diab - Egypt, France, Germany - 97 mins

Clash is set in Cairo in 2013, two years after the Egyptian revolution. In the wake of the ouster of Islamist president Morsi, a police truck full of detained demonstrators of divergent political, social, and religious backgrounds roams through violent protests. Can the detainees overcome their differences to stand a chance of survival? ... more

Saturday, April 22
8:30 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
8:30 PM
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The Commune
Thomas Vinterberg - Denmark - 111 mins

Loosely inspired by Thomas Vinterberg's own childhood experiences, this is his finest film since The Celebration. Set in the 1970s, it finds architect Erik, his TV presenter wife, Anna, and their teenage daughter, Freja, setting up a commune in the rambling family home Erik inherited. Crucial to this eminently enjoyable movie is that ... more

Saturday, April 22
6:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
9:30 PM
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The Dancer
Stéphanie di Giusto - France - 108 mins

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller (the mononymous Soko) from the American Midwest to become a Belle Époque icon, much less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and damaging her eyes from the stage lights, she never falters in the quest to perfect her art. The Dancer chronicles Fuller's voyage ... more

Sunday, April 23
8:00 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
8:15 PM
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Death in Sarajevo
Danis Tanovic - Bosnia & Herzegovina - 85 mins

Winner of the Jury Grand Prix and the International Film Critics Award at last year's Berlin International Film Festival, Death in Sarajevo is a timely drama from acclaimed Bosnian filmmaker Danis Tanovic (FFDC 2015's Tigers, the 2001 Foreign Language Oscar®-winning No Man's Land). At Sarajevo's Hotel Europe, preparations are under ... more

Saturday, April 22
4:30 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
8:30 PM
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Family Life
Alicia Scherson, Cristian Jimenez - Chile - 81 mins

House-sitting for his distant cousin, Bruno, and his family, Martín (Jorge Becker) first does everything you worry about. He opens all the drawers, moves things around, and, of course, the cat runs off. Dutifully, he goes in search of it and meets single mother Paz (Gabriela Arancibia). She invites herself into Martin's house and discovers ... more

Sunday, April 23
7:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
9:00 PM
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Fast Convoy
Frédéric Schoendoerffer - France - 102 mins

Imagine seven people, four cars, and one day to get from Málaga to Paris with a serious load of drugs. When a shoot-out with Spanish cops turns ugly and a French tourist is taken hostage, things get out of hand. In Europe, a "go-fast" is a drug run done by way of car convoy. In this film, the term has little to do with squeaking tires ... more

Saturday, April 22
9:00 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
9:00 PM
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Footnotes
Paul Calori, Kostia Testut - France - 83 mins

La La Land isn't the only retro movie musical worth making a song and dance about. To be sure, the continentals do things slightly differently. After last year's well-received Belgian Rhapsody, here is another romantic musical comedy that addresses social issues. Inspired by the films of Jacques Demy and Stanley Donen, the whimsical Footnotes ... more

Tuesday, April 25
6:30 PM
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Friday, April 28
6:30 PM
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Goldstone
Ivan Sen - Australia - 110 mins

Winner of four prizes at the Film Critics Circle of Australia—including Best Picture, Director, and Screenplay—the sun-bleached film noir Goldstone is the powerful standalone sequel to writer-director-cinematographer-editor-composer Ivan Sen's 2013 breakthrough film Mystery Road. The action revolves around determined yet damaged ... more

Thursday, April 27
6:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
8:30 PM
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The Good Postman
Tonislav Hristov - Finland, Bulgaria - 80 mins

A tiny village on the eastern edge of Bulgaria has been resisting foreign invaders since the days of the Ottoman Empire. Now its electorate of 38 Bulgarians is facing a tough decision. "The Great Gate," as the village has been nicknamed for centuries, is in the middle of a European crisis: every night, Syrian refugees cross the border ... more

Friday, April 28
6:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
4:00 PM
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A Good Wife
Mirjana Karanovic - Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia - 94 mins

In her directorial debut, actress Mirjana Karanovic brings us a drama about a wife's courage, a husband's secret, and a nation's past. She plays Milena, a middle-aged Serbian suburbanite. Her daughter, Natasha (Hristina Popovic), is a successful human rights worker and although Vlada (Boris Isakovic) isn't necessarily the catch of the ... more

Saturday, April 22
7:00 PM
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Friday, April 28
8:30 PM
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Hang in There, Kids!
Laha Mebow - Taiwan - 90 mins

Hang in There, Kid is a moving narrative about a trio of young Taiwanese aboriginal boys, Watan, Chen Hao, and Lin Shan, as they navigate their daily activities: hunting, selling peaches, chatting up tourists, and going to class and after-school programs (or sometimes ditching them), all while dealing with rough household troubles. Miss ... more

Saturday, April 22
4:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
4:30 PM
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The Hippopotamus
John Jencks - UK - 89 mins

Based on the novel by acclaimed British polymath Stephen Fry, this witty comedy follows a once-admired poet, Ted Wallace (Roger Allam, The Queen, TV's Endeavour), now in the waning days of a career as a theatre critic. Wallace uses his withering wit against any and all who dare come close. When Wallace's goddaughter hires him to investigate ... more

Sunday, April 23
6:00 PM
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Saturday, April 29
9:00 PM
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The House on Coco Road
Damani Baker - USA, Grenada - 79 mins

On the fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, you won't find a more intimate and revealing history of that momentous period than Damani Baker's The House on Coco Road, a portrait of the filmmaker's mother, Fannie Haughton. A student and compatriot of Angela Davis, Haughton was a specialist ... more

Saturday, April 22
8:45 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
6:30 PM
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Human
Yann Arthus-Bertrand - France - 143 mins

Breathtaking in its scope, this documentary touches on love, murder, sexuality, mortality, and much, much more. It also shows us our planet as only movies shown on the big screen can: vast, beautiful landscapes, the world as seen from on high with mankind dwarfed within it. Director and acclaimed photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand spans ... more

Monday, April 24
6:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
6:30 PM
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I Am the Blues
Daniel Cross - USA, Canada - 116 mins

Canadian filmmaker Daniel Cross has trained his cameras on some of the last living blues musicians who toured the legendary Chitlin' Circuit and are still playing around Mississippi and Louisiana. On porches and in back rooms, and especially in one-room cinderblock roadhouses with names like Blue Front Cafe and Poor Monkey Lounge, we ... more

Saturday, April 22
4:00 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
8:45 PM
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Inversion
Behnam Behzadi - Iran - 84 mins

Tehran's all-engulfing smog is both plot point and metaphor in this absorbing drama of a woman's struggle for independence. Niloofar (Sahar Dowlatshahi) runs a small but thriving tailor shop inherited from her father. Unaccountably single (well, she's beautiful, open, generous, a bit willful, and maybe that accounts for it), she is still ... more

Sunday, April 23
6:15 PM
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Saturday, April 29
4:30 PM
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J: Beyond Flamenco
Carlos Saura - Spain - 87 mins

In his latest film, prolific filmmaker Carlos Saura captures the vivacity and charisma of the traditional Spanish jota, a waltz-like castanet dance. J: Beyond Flamenco begins with a dance class showing young performers, from diverse walks of contemporary Spanish life, kicking and jumping with highly coordinated agility. Saura then guides ... more

Wednesday, April 26
6:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
7:15 PM
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The King's Choice
Erik Poppe - Norway - 133 mins

Shortlisted for this year's Oscars® for Best Foreign Language Film, Eric Poppe's perfectly realized World War II drama looks at a seminal moment in modern Norwegian history: the days in 1940 when King Haakon VII (Jesper Christensen, perhaps best known to North American audiences for playing the shadowy Mr. White in three recent Bond films) ... more

Monday, April 24
6:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
9:00 PM
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Last Men in Aleppo
Feras Fayyad, co-director Steen Johannessen - Denmark, Syria - 104 mins

The siege of Aleppo has been compared to that of Stalingrad, which is ironic under the circumstances. "Are those Russian planes flying overhead?" wonders one of the heroes of this urgent documentary. It's not an idle question: as a member of the volunteer Syria Civil Defense, his job is to rescue victims should these particular planes ... more

Sunday, April 23
8:00 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
8:45 PM
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Lipstick Under My Burkha
Alankrita Shrivastava - India - 116 mins

India's Central Board of Film Certification has banned this film, even as it plays to acclaim worldwide. Writer-director Alankrita Shrivastava is fighting the decision. Laughing can be the most satisfying form of expression, as this engaging, eye-popping, overtly feminist satire on gender relations in India attests. The setting is a rural ... more

Saturday, April 22
4:00 PM
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Saturday, April 29
4:45 PM
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Lost in Paris
Fiona Gordon, Dominique Abel - France - 84 mins

Brussels-based husband-and-wife duo Fiona Gordon and Dominique Abel (Rumba; The Fairy) take inspiration from Jacques Tati, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Laurel and Hardy in this whimsical slapstick comedy. Gordon and Abel masterfully concoct a perilous but ultimately benign world in which a mischievous fate seems to want to have ... more

Sunday, April 30
3:30 PM
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Sunday, April 30
7:00 PM
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Lunafest: Short Films For, By, About Women
Various - Belgium, Jordan, Scotland, USA - 79 mins

This season's program of nine selected films will compel discussion, make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings and motivate you to make a difference in your community. Incredibly diverse in style and content, LUNAFEST is united by a common thread of exceptional storytelling - by, for and about women.... more

Sunday, April 23
2:00 PM
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Sunday, April 23
5:00 PM
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The Magic Mountain
Anca Damian - Romania, Poland, France - 89 mins

Romanian artist Anca Damian's elegant animated feature, constructed as a storytelling session between a father and daughter, is a docu-drama traversing a half century of history. As Anca describes it, "The character Adam Jacek Winkler is a Polish refugee in Paris, an artist, a mountain climber, and a romantic who lived a boundless life ... more

Sunday, April 23
4:00 PM
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Mali Blues
Lutz Gregor - Germany - 92 mins

Although this documentary features many lively performances, the story is heartbreaking. Lutz Gregor follows a quartet of Mali musicians—Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyaté, rapper Master Soumy, and Ahmed Ag Kaedi—now exiled from the political instability in the north, where Islamist extremists have banned music and threaten ... more

Sunday, April 23
3:45 PM
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Monday, April 24
8:45 PM
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Marie Curie, the Courage of Knowledge
Marie Noëlle - Germany, Poland, France - 95 mins

Polish actress Karolina Gruszka stars in this sweeping biography of the legendary Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist, who courted controversy with both her challenge of France's male-dominated academic establishment and her unconventional romantic life. Marie Curie, the Courage of Knowledge depicts the blissful union between Marie ... more

Friday, April 21
6:30 PM
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Thursday, April 27
8:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
6:30 PM
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The Messengers
Lucian Perkins - USA - 52 mins

Arriving on his birthday, Elijah came to Joseph's House to die. There was a cake waiting for him that day; 8 months later, he was still sharing the love. People like Elijah can almost forget to die at D.C.'s welcoming hospice for homeless HIV/AIDS patients. But die they will, and assuring that their death means something, both to the ... more

Sunday, April 23
3:30 PM
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The Net
Kim Ki-duk - South Korea - 114 mins

A highly original rumination on the question of what it means to be a Korean national today and on the suffering caused by the peninsula's political division, The Net is the thought-provoking latest film by the bad boy of Korean cinema, Kim Ki-duk (Pieta). Nam Chul-woo (Ryoo Seung-bum) is a poor fisherman living a simple but happy life ... more

Sunday, April 23
8:15 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
6:30 PM
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The Oath
Baltasar Kormákur - Iceland - 110 mins

Acclaimed filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur (whose work includes big-budget fare such as Everest, Contraband, and 2 Guns) both directs and stars in this gritty Nordic thriller, a blend of domestic drama and Taken-style action. The accomplished Finnur always has things under control. Whether under the lights of the operating table or at home ... more

Saturday, April 22
6:30 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
8:45 PM
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Obit
Vanessa Gould - USA - 93 mins

Modern obits concern next to nothing about death and "everything to do with life," says an obit writer. "We look for people who changed the way we live," explains William McDonald, obituaries editor at The New York Times, in Vanessa Gould's bright look at the paper's obituary desk. Gould has crafted a celebration of the tradition of memorializing ... more

Saturday, April 22
4:30 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
6:30 PM
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The Outsider
Christophe Barratier - France - 117 mins

We're still dealing with many ramifications of 2008's global financial meltdown. Writer-director Christophe Barratier seeks to put a face to that event and get inside the mind of a man who could, literally, gamble with millions—and billions—of other people's money. Outsider pulls us behind the headlines for the true tale of ... more

Sunday, April 23
8:00 PM
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Friday, April 28
8:30 PM
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The Patriarch
Lee Tamahori - New Zealand - 103 mins

After more than 20 years of directing big-budget Hollywood action films and thrillers, Maori director Lee Tamahori returns home with The Patriarch, a family saga set in rural New Zealand during the 1960s. Based on a novel by Whale Rider author Witi Ihimaera, the film tells the story of 14-year-old Simeon Mahana's journey into adulthood. ... more

Saturday, April 22
4:30 PM
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Tuesday, April 25
8:30 PM
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Patti Cake$
Geremy Jasper - USA - 108 mins

Patricia "Killa P" Dombrowski drafts rhymes behind the bar at a dingy dive, trying to pay off her coarse but beloved Nana's medical bills and support her hard-drinking mom, whose own musical aspirations failed long ago. Patti and her rap partner/best friend Jheri share dreams of fame, fortune, and escaping New Jersey for good, but they ... more

Saturday, April 22
9:00 PM
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Play the Devil
Maria Govan - Trinidad and Tobago, The Bahamas, USA - 90 mins

Bursting with style and vision against the lush landscape of Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival, Bahamian writer-director Maria Govan's sophomore feature complicates notions of masculinity, privilege, and sexuality in a nuanced coming-of-age portrait that deftly thwarts any easy moral judgments of its characters' actions and desires. Gregory, ... more

Friday, April 28
6:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
6:30 PM
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The Preacher
Magdy Ahmed Ali - Egypt - 120 mins

A celebrity imam? Why not, as the first few rat-a-tat minutes of writer-director Magdy Ahmed Ali's provocative new Egyptian drama The Preacher (adapted from Ibrahim Eissa's best-selling novel) charts the mercurial rise of charismatic moderate Sheikh Hatem (Amr Saad), who parlays his slick yet committed message into a loving family, lavish ... more

Sunday, April 23
5:00 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
6:30 PM
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A Quiet Passion
Terence Davies - Belgium, UK - 126 mins

A new film by Terence Davies is always something to celebrate. The great British director of Distant Voices, Still Lives, and The House of Mirth is himself a poet of human emotions, so when he takes on a biography of Emily Dickinson, the results are enthralling, but quietly so. The Dickinson household of Amherst, under a stern but loving ... more

Friday, April 21
8:30 PM
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Friday, April 28
8:30 PM
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Santa & Andres
Carlos Lechuga - Cuba, France, Colombia - 105 mins

It's 1983 in a small village in the east of Cuba. One-time novelist Andres (Eduardo Martínez) looks out his window and sees a young countrywoman, Santa (Lola Amores), approaching his hut, chair in hand. She's prepared to watch over him for the next 3 days. The revolutionary government has already ostracized Andres, and banned him from ... more

Saturday, April 22
6:45 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
6:30 PM
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Searchers (Maliglutit)
Zacharias Kunuk - Canada - 94 mins

Taking John Ford's classic western as a touchstone, filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk (Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner) forges a spectacular revenge saga set in the arctic shortly before World War I. When an Inuk man, Kuanana, returns from a hunt, he discovers that a rival has raided his igloo, kidnapped his wife and daughter, and slaughtered the ... more

Friday, April 21
8:30 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
6:30 PM
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Short Cuts 1
Various - Canada, Finland, France, Hungary, USA - 106 mins

This collection of shorts features a mix of narrative, documentary and animation: The Geneva Convention by Benoît Martin, The Law of Averages by Elizabeth Rose, Love by Réka Bucsi, Once Upon a Line by Alicja Jasina, Tomato by Hanna Maylett, Twinsburg by Joe Garrity, Victor and Isolina by William Caballero, Visions of an Island by Sky ... more

Thursday, April 27
8:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
3:30 PM
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Short Cuts 2
Various - Canada, France, Hungary, Nigeria, USA, Sweden - 107 mins

This collection of shorts features a mix of narrative, documentary and animation: Balcony by David Dell'edera, Bayard and Me by Matt Wolf, Garden Party by Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon & Lucas Navarro, Ilse by Leah Varjacques & Katherine Nagasawa, Laps by Charlotte Wells, Lucia, ... more

Wednesday, April 26
6:15 PM
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Saturday, April 29
6:15 PM
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Sieranevada
Cristi Puiu - Romania - 173 mins

A dozen years after revitalizing the contemporary Romanian cinema with The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, writer-director Cristi Puiu is back with a precisely choreographed, supremely audacious family dance in the shadow of tragedy and societal unease. Three days after the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, neurologist Lary (Mimi Branescu) and his ... more

Sunday, April 23
2:15 PM
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Saturday, April 29
3:00 PM
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Solitaire
Sophie Boutros - Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt - 92 mins

Lebanese writer-director Sophie Boutros and Jordanian writer-producer Nadia Eliewat have taken up the challenge of capturing Lebanon and Syria's checkered history of conflict and heartache with an added element of comedy. Therese is the wife of a mayor of a small village in Lebanon. The highly anticipated visit of her daughter's suitor's ... more

Thursday, April 27
9:00 PM
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Friday, April 28
6:30 PM
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Strangers on the Earth
Tristan Cook - USA, Spain - 96 mins

One of Europe's most popular pilgrimages, the Camino de Santiago attracts wayfarers of all stripes to walk its ancient paths in search of meaning. One such pilgrim is Dane Johansen, an American cellist who in 2014 ventured to walk the Camino, a nearly 600-mile journey, with his instrument on his back, performing music for his fellow pilgrims ... more

Friday, April 21
6:30 PM
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Sunday, April 23
3:00 PM
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Wednesday, April 26
8:30 PM
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The Stuff of Dreams
Gianfranco Cabiddu - Italy - 103 mins

This fanciful reimagining of Shakespeare's The Tempest transports the action to a Mediterranean island prison, where a shipwreck strands a traveling theater troupe and a gang of criminals. The prison's governor must determine who is the actor and who is the convict. Theater impresario Oreste demands to put on a show, The Tempest, to prove ... more

Sunday, April 23
7:30 PM
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Monday, April 24
6:30 PM
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Saturday, April 29
2:00 PM
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The Teacher
Jan Hrebejk - Slovak Republic, Czech Republic - 103 mins

A new film from Jan Hrebejk, the director of the 2013 FFDC favorite 4Some (as well as the Oscar®-nominated 2000 drama Divided We Fall), The Teacher showcases veteran Zuzana Maurery as a ruthless teacher who uses her students to manipulate their parents in the waning days of communism. At a middle school in the Slovak capital Bratislava, ... more

Friday, April 21
6:30 PM
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Monday, April 24
6:30 PM
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This Is Our Land
Lucas Belvaux - France, Belgium - 114 mins

A timely and sharp study, This Is Our Land shows the voices and sentiments hidden by the flag of populism, and that thinking in terms of enemies is becoming increasingly commonplace. In Northern France, inhabitants of the old mining area around Calais have seen the world change too rapidly and feel neglected by the state. Pauline, a beloved ... more

Thursday, April 20
7:00 PM
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To Keep the Light
Erica Fae - USA - 88 mins

Movies and lighthouses share qualities of projected light and incipient drama alternating with meditative stillness. Those factors produce a kind of synchronic beauty in To Keep the Light, a film written by, directed by, and starring Erica Fae. Set in 1876, it is the story of a Maine lighthouse keeper's wife, Abbie, who, unbeknownst to ... more

Wednesday, April 26
8:45 PM
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Thursday, April 27
6:15 PM
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Tomorrow
Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent - France - 120 mins

If the terms "global warming" and "sixth extinction event" make you hide your brain under a cat video, you need a dose of Tomorrow. Winner of the 2016 César (the French Oscars®) for best documentary, this is a brilliant exploration of possibility in the face of terrifying probability. French actress Mélanie Laurent joined activist and ... more

Tuesday, April 25
6:15 PM
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Thursday, April 27
8:45 PM
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Train to Busan
Yeon Sang-ho - South Korea - 118 mins

Apocalypse is imminent when passengers on a high-speed train from Seoul to Busan find out a zombie virus is sweeping across the nation, and in no time flat the menacing zombie hordes are infiltrating from left and right. As always, human nature reveals itself in times of desperation; some passengers are willing to help others flee, but ... more

Saturday, April 22
9:15 PM
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Saturday, April 29
9:00 PM
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Two Trains Runnin'
Sam Pollard - USA - 82 mins

Narrated by award-winning performer Common, this lively documentary fills the screen with music as it investigates two tracks of American history and culture that came together in the benighted towns of Mississippi during the 1964 "Freedom Summer." In that charged season, thousands of college students descended on America's most segregated ... more

Thursday, April 27
6:30 PM
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Friday, April 28
6:30 PM
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A Wedding
Stephan Streker - Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Pakistan - 98 mins

Wearing a hijab with style is the least of Belgian college student Zahira's challenges. Pregnant by her fellow Muslim boyfriend, she must consider an abortion. The first surprise in this film that takes no attitudes for granted is how Zahira's Pakistani immigrant parents receive the news. The second is what they have planned for her following ... more

Sunday, April 23
5:30 PM
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Thursday, April 27
6:15 PM
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The Wedding Party
Kema Adetiba - Nigeria - 110 mins

Love, laughs, family, intrigue, and a big wedding. Romantic comedies offer particular pleasures, and no one does them like Nollywood: Brighter, more colorful, and often more outrageous than its Hollywood counterparts, this Nigerian romantic comedy is something to behold. Art gallery owner Dunni (Adesua Etomi) is the cherished daughter ... more

Friday, April 21
8:30 PM
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Thursday, April 27
8:45 PM
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A Window to Rosália
Caroline Leone - Brazil, Argentina - 85 mins

Sixty-three-year-old Rosália spends her days in silence as a production manager in an electronics factory. After a merger, her services are no longer required and her world collapses. In desperation she turns to her brother, José, who is about to drive a luxury car from São Paulo to bustling Buenos Aires for his boss's daughter. José ... more

Thursday, April 27
6:30 PM
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Friday, April 28
9:00 PM
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Zoology
Ivan I. Tverdovsky - Russia, France, Germany - 87 mins

Winner of the special jury prize at the 2016 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Zoology tells a tall tale of individual transformation. On the shores of Russia's Black Sea, middle-aged zoo administrator Natasha (Natalia Pavlenkova) endures bitchy co-workers and lives a modest life with her religious mother and sickly cat. Complaining ... more

Saturday, April 22
6:30 PM
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Monday, April 24
9:00 PM
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