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Sundance Shorts 2020

Sundance Shorts 2020

dir.  see below 2020 NR, 80 min, Global, various languages with English subtitles WATCH TRAILER The 2020 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour (Virtual Version) is a 80-minute theatrical program of 6 short films selected from this year’s Festival. Widely considered...

Flannery

Flannery

dir.  Elizabeth Coffman & Mark Bosco 2020 NR 13, 97 min, USA, in English    WATCH TRAILER A very important national conversation is underway, one as urgent as it is needed. As noted by the New York Times critic Wesley Morris, her 1965 short story, “Everything That...

We Are Little Zombies

We Are Little Zombies

OPENS FRIDAY, JULY 17 dir. Makoto Nagahisa. 2020 NR, 120 min, Japan, in Japanese with English subtitles  WATCH TRAILER     When four young orphans--Hikari, Ikuko, Ishi, and Takemura--first meet, their parents' bodies are being turned into dust, like fine Parmesan...

John Lewis: Good Trouble

John Lewis: Good Trouble

NOW PLAYING dir. Dawn Porter, 2020 PG, 90 min, USA, in English WATCH TRAILER   Using interviews and rare archival footage, John Lewis: Good Trouble chronicles Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun...

House of Hummingbird

House of Hummingbird

NOW PLAYING dir. Bora Kim, 2018 NR, 138 min, South Korea, in Korean with English subtitles  WATCH TRAILER     House of Hummingbird is a critically-acclaimed coming-of-age drama directed by Bora Kim and set in South Korea. Positioned against the backdrop of a...

In My Blood It Runs

In My Blood It Runs

NOW PLAYING dir. Maya Newell, 2019 NR, 84 min, Australia, in English and Aboriginal with English subtitles    WATCH TRAILER    Ten-year-old Dujuan is a child-healer, a good hunter and speaks three languages. As he shares his wisdom of history and the complex...

One Small Step (Animated Shorts!)

One Small Step (Animated Shorts!)

NOW PLAYING A collection of family friendly shorts made especially for our virtual cinemas. WATCH TRAILER     Embark on a roller coaster of imagination and possibility in this ShortsTV-presented compilation of new and acclaimed, family-friendly animated short...

Runner

Runner

NOW PLAYING dir. Bill Gallagher, 2020 NR, 88 min, USA, in English   WATCH TRAILER   Screening in honor of World Refugee Day on Saturday, June 20 When he was only eight, Guor Mading Maker (known as Guor Marial) ran from capture in war-torn Sudan to eventually seek...

Miss Juneteenth

Miss Juneteenth

NOW PLAYING dir. Channing Godfrey Peoples, 2020 NR, 93 min, USA, in English WATCH TRAILER   "Miss Juneteenth is a very sweet and touching coming-of-age drama about a former Miss Juneteenth pageant winner and her daughter living in Texas. A new take on the "it's not my...

Aviva

Aviva

NOW PLAYING dir. Boaz Yakin, 2020 NR (sexually-explicit content), 116 min, USA / France in English and French with English subtitles WATCH TRAILER Aviva is a young Parisian who develops an online romance with Eden, a New Yorker. After a long courtship they meet in...

My Darling Vivian

My Darling Vivian

NOW PLAYING dir. Matt Riddlehoover, 2020 NR, 90 min, USA, in English WATCH TRAILER    In 1951, Catholic schoolgirl Vivian Liberto meets handsome Air Force cadet Johnny Cash at her local San Antonio, Texas skating rink. Their whirlwind summer romance lays the...

Marona’s Fantastic Tale

Marona’s Fantastic Tale

NOW PLAYING dir. Anca Damian, 2020 NR, 90 min, France / Romania, in French with English subtitles  This poetic and touching film from director Anca Damian follows an optimistic stray dog named Marona as she looks back on the human companions she has loved throughout...

Pioneers of Queer Cinema

Pioneers of Queer Cinema

NOW PLAYING Three essential films of early queer cinema, newly restored and presented in honor of Pride Month Special repertory ticket price: $15 for all three films!   Mädchen in Uniform dir. Leontine Sagan, 1931 NR, 87 min, Germany, in German with English...

Yourself and Yours

Yourself and Yours

NOW PLAYING dir. Hong Sangsoo, 2016 NR, 86 min, South Korea, in Korean with English subtitles WATCH TRAILER    One of Hong Sangsoo’s most delightful comic mysteries is now available in the U.S.! When painter Youngsoo (Kim Joohyuk) learns that his girlfriend,...

The Grey Fox

The Grey Fox

NOW PLAYING dir. Phillip Borsos, 1982 PG, 110 min, Canada, in English   After decades in prison, stagecoach robber Bill Miner (Richard Farnsworth) emerges in 1901 a free man without a place in 20th century society... until he sees The Great Train Robbery and is...

Lucky Grandma

Lucky Grandma

NOW PLAYING dir. Sasie Sealy, 2019 NR, 87 min, USA, in English, Mandarin and Cantonese with English subtitles  In the heart of Chinatown, New York, ornery, chain-smoking, newly widowed 80-year–old Grandma (Tsai Chin) is eager to live life as an independent woman,...

Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

NOW PLAYING dir. Elizabeth Carroll, 2019NR, 81 min, USA / Mexico, in English  Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy is a feature-length documentary offering a candid look into the world of 92-year-old British chef and cookbook author Diana Kennedy, widely regarded as the...

My Dog Stupid

My Dog Stupid

OPENS FRIDAY, JULY 31 dir. Yvan Attal, 2020PG 13, 106 min, France, in French subtitled in English    WATCH TRAILER Henri is a middle-aged writer with fading inspiration. Feeling increasingly misunderstood by his family, he dreams of running away to start over again....

The Fight

The Fight

NOW PLAYING dir. Eli B. Despres, Josh Kriegman, 2020PG 13, 96 min, USA, in English    WATCH TRAILER The Fight is an inspiring, emotional insider look at how these important battles are fought and the legal gladiators on the front lines fighting them. Directors Elyse...

Rebuilding Paradise

Rebuilding Paradise

OPENS FRIDAY, JULY 31 dir.  Ron Howard 2020PG 13, 95 min, USA, in English    WATCH TRAILER On the morning of Nov. 8, 2018, a spark from a transmission line in Northern California, coupled with climate-impacted conditions, quickly grew into a devastating firestorm that...

Torrey Pines

Torrey Pines

NOW PLAYING Presented by LGBTQ+ film series The Queens' Vernacular, with special introduction by series programmer Chris Vargas. dir. Clyde Petersen, 2016NR, 60 min, USA, in English Torrey Pines is a stop-motion animated feature film by director Clyde Petersen. Based...

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Sunless Shadows

Sunless Shadows

dir.  Mehrdad Oskouei 2019 NR, 74 min, Iran, in Persian w/ English Subtitles WATCH TRAILER In an Iranian juvenile detention center, a group of adolescent girls are serving time for having murdered their father, husband or another male family member. With each...