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About Endlessness

A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendor and banality.We wander, dreamlike, gently guided by our Scheherazade-esque narrator. Inconsequential moments take on the sam... READ MORE

Directed by: Roy Andersson

Runtime: 76 mins

Berlin Alexanderplatz

An African immigrant struggles to make a new life for himself in the big city in director-co-writer Burhan Qurbani's (We Are Young. We Are Strong.) audacious, neon-lit reinterpretation of Alfred Döbli... READ MORE

Directed by: Burhan Qurbani

Runtime: 183 mins

Format: Digital

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

This illuminating documentary explores the life of a unique American artist, a man with a remarkable and unlikely biography. Bill Traylor was born into slavery in 1853 on a cotton plantation in rural... READ MORE

Directed by: Jeffrey Wolf

Runtime: 75 mins

Format: Digital

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Candyman

Screening in the Music Box Garden | Extremely Limited Seating Available Each Member Ticket admits 2 guests. In order to accomodate as many Members as possible, please limit ticket purchases to tw... READ MORE

Directed by: Bernard Rose

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: Digital

Dazed and Confused

Featuring a Pre-Recorded Cast Reunion Conversation Hosted by Jack Black with Richard Linklater, Matthew McConaughey, & Park PoseyThis coming-of-age film follows the mayhem of group of rowdy teenag... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: DCP

The Djinn

The story follows a mute 12-year-old, Dylan Jacobs, as he discovers a mysterious book of spells inside his new apartment. Grieving the loss of his mother and feeling isolated from everyone except for... READ MORE

Directed by: David Charbonier, Justin Powell

Runtime: 82 mins

Format: DCP

Don't Panic

Two Showings Only A bonkers tribute to A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET from Mexican horror king Rubén Galindo Jr. (CEMETERY OF TERROR, GRAVE ROBBERS), DON'T PANIC is a surreal and action-packed rager t... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Gunda

Experiential cinema in its purest form, GUNDA chronicles the unfiltered lives of a mother pig, a flock of chickens, and a herd of cows with masterful intimacy. Using stark, transcendent black and... READ MORE

Directed by: Victor Kossakovsky

Runtime: 93 mins

In Silico

A young filmmaker sets out to document a brilliant neuroscientist who has become frustrated with his field’s status quo. With time elapsing and millions of dollars on the line, In Silico explores... READ MORE

Directed by: Noah Hutton

Runtime: 83 mins

Format: Digital

Los Hermanos - The Brothers

Two Cuban-born brothers, both virtuoso musicians – Aldo and Ilmar López-Gavilán – live on opposite sides of the geopolitical chasm that separates the U.S. and Cuba. But although they lead very differe... READ MORE

Directed by: Marcia Jarmel, Ken Schneider

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: Digital

Lust for Gold: A Race Against Time

LUST FOR GOLD: A RACE AGAINST TIME is a true story is about obsession, greed, and the hunt for gold. Boyhood dreams of treasure lead to a lifelong search when a retired missile scientist makes a monum... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert May

Runtime: 83 mins

Format: Digital

My Wonderful Wanda

Winner of awards at Tribeca and Vancouver, MY WONDERFUL WANDA is a delightful satire of the haves and the have-nots set against the backdrop of a gorgeous lakeside villa in Switzerland. At t... READ MORE

Directed by: Bettina Oberli

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: Digital

The Paper Tigers

As teenagers, kung fu disciples Danny (Alain Uy), Hing (Ron Yuan) and Jim (Mykel Shannon Jenkins) were inseparable. Fast forward 25 years, and each has grown into a washed-up middle-aged man seemingly... READ MORE

Directed by: Tran Quoc Bao

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: Digital

Paris Calligrammes

PARIS CALLIGRAMMES is German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger’s love letter to the city where she came of age, and her explorations of her own artistic growth, fueled by bookstores, jazz clubs, workshops and... READ MORE

Directed by: Ulrike Ottinger

Runtime: 131 mins

Format: Digital

The Perfect Candidate

Opens Friday, May 21st A revealing look at the changing roles of women in Saudi Arabia from director Haifaa Al Mansour (WADJDA), THE PERFECT CANDIDATE follows Maryam, a determined young... READ MORE

Directed by: Haifaa Al Mansour

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Perfumes

Anne Walberg is a master in perfumes. She creates fragrances and sells her incredible gift to many companies. She is a diva, selfish and temperamental. Guillaume is her new driver and the only one who... READ MORE

Directed by: Grégory Magne

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: Digital

Punk the Capital: Building a Sound Movement

When punk rock exploded in D.C. in the late 1970s, it was a mighty convergence of powerful music, inter-generational friendships, and clear minds. Punk the Capital captures that transformati... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Bishow, James Schneider

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: Digital

Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm

Black Sabbath, Queen, The Stone Roses, Oasis, Coldplay, Simple Minds, Robert Plant, Manic Street Preachers are some of the greatest bands and musicians of our time, but what is the one thing these tit... READ MORE

Directed by: Hannah Berryman

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: Digital

The Room

This “electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies” stars (and was directed, written and produced by) the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, and has been a cult favorite in LA since... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Wiseau

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: Digital

Rush Hour

Screening in the Music Box Garden | Extremely Limited Seating Available Each Member Ticket admits 2 guests. In order to accomodate as many Members as possible, please limit ticket purchases to tw... READ MORE

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: Digital

Shiva Baby

A near college graduate, Danielle, gets paid by her sugar daddy and rushes to meet her neurotic parents at a family shiva. Upon arrival, she is accosted by various estranged relatives about her... READ MORE

Directed by: Emma Seligman

Runtime: 77 mins

Format: Digital

Sister Act

Screening in the Music Box Garden | Extremely Limited Seating Available Each Member Ticket admits 2 guests. In order to accomodate as many Members as possible, please limit ticket purchases to tw... READ MORE

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: Digital

The Story of a Three Day Pass

*New 4k Restoration*Melvin Van Peebles’s edgy, angsty, romantic first feature could never have been made in America. Unable to break into a segregated Hollywood, Van Peebles decamped to France, taught... READ MORE

Directed by: Melvin Van Peebles

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: DCP

There is No Evil

Shot in secret and smuggled out of Iran, There is No Evil is an anthology film comprising four moral tales about men faced with a simple yet unthinkable choice – to follow orders to enforce... READ MORE

Directed by: Mohammad Rasoulof

Runtime: 150 mins

Format: Digital

Wet Season

It is monsoon season in Singapore and the city is pouring with rain.Wet Season follows the plight of Ling, a Chinese language teacher, whose marriage and school life are fraying apart because she... READ MORE

Directed by: Anthony Chen

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: Digital

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