July 31, Aug 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16
Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Hippocrates raked in seven 2015 César nominations, including Best Director and Best Film.
Aug 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 ♦ For the last 20 years, notorious activists/pranksters the Yes Men have staged outrageous and hilarious hoaxes to draw international attention to corporate crimes against humanity and the environment. Armed with nothing but thrift-store suits and a lack of shame, these iconoclastic revolutionaries lie their way into business events and government functions to expose the dangers of letting greed run our world.Find out more »
Aug 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 Sept 5, 6 ♦ A pair of hapless novelty salesman take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition in the new off-kilter comedy by Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson. “Excruciatingly funny and streaked with coal-black humor.” –Time Out New YorkFind out more »
Bring a blanket. Bring a snack. Bring the dog. Our summer series of free movies in Bryan Park begins at dusk on August 21st with Time Bandits.Find out more »
A pair of university students attempt to track down an unsung folk-rock hero. Gueros is “”A gorgeous slice of deadbeat Mexico City slacker poetry…a work of genius…witty, delicate and often magical. GUEROS is the foreign-language discovery of 2015 so far, and pretty close to the best film I’ve seen all year.” – Andrew O’Hehir, SalonFind out more »
Sept 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 ♦ Life begins to imitate art in uncanny ways when earthy British beauty Gemma (Gemma Arterton) and her furniture restorer husband Charles Bovery (Jason Flemyng) move to the very same Norman village where Emma Bovery was written. Local baker and Flaubert fan Martin Joubert (Fabrice Luchini) falls for the lovely and charming newcomer and sets out to be her mentor. Whether you’ve read Flaubert or not, Gemma Bovery is an insightful, delightful comedy of manners.Find out more »
Sept 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, Oct 2, 3
In the high-stakes pursuit of big-wall climbing, the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru may be the ultimate prize. Sitting 21,000 feet above the sacred Ganges River in Northern India, the mountain’s perversely stacked obstacles make it both a nightmare and an irresistible calling for some of the world’s toughest climbers.
The charismatic Dr. Mireles Valverde, our ostensible hero in this non-fiction film, is the founder and leader of Autodefensas, a ragtag people’s army that has sprung up in the Mexican state of Michoácan to liberate villagers from drug cartel rule. When the real Mexican army demands Mireles hand over his guns, the citizens revolt.Find out more »
Talk about low-budget – Tangerine was shot with an iPhone! This madcap, transgender buddy picture bursts off the screen with energy and style. “Tangerine encompasses dizzying multitudes, a fast, raucously funny comedy about love and other misadventures.” –The NY TimesFind out more »
Shannon Whisnant has a nose for a bargain. But when he buys a used grill at a North Carolina yard sale, he finds a severed human foot among its ashes — not the bargain he was expecting. Soon the gruesome discovery becomes the toast of the infotainment world, and the new owner spies a golden opportunity to cash in on the media frenzy. Then the original owner shows up and demands his missing foot back. This is the stuff of…Find out more »