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2021 Oscar-Nominated Documentary Short Films

Documentary Shorts NomineesA CONCERTO IS A CONVERSATION (Directed by Kris Bowers & Ben Proudfoot, USA, 13 min) - A virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer tracks his family’s lineage thr... READ MORE

Runtime: 117 mins

Format: Digital

2021 Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films

Live Action Shorts NomineesFEELING THROUGH (Directed by Doug Roland, USA, 19 min) - A late-night encounter on a New York City street leads to a profound connection between a teen-i... READ MORE

Runtime: 123 mins

Format: Digital

Another Round

*ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - Best Director & Best International FilmThere's a theory that we should be born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood, and that modest inebriation opens our minds to... READ MORE

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: Digital

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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

The Hidden Life of Trees

One Night OnlyBranching off of his bestselling book, renowned forester and writer Peter Wohlleben guides us through his most precious ideas and understanding of how trees work in this enlightenin... READ MORE

Directed by: Jörg Adolph

Runtime: 81 mins

Format: DCP

Hope

Opens Friday, April 16th Anja lives with Tomas in a large family of biological children and stepchildren. For a number of years the two adults have grown independent of each other, with creative... READ MORE

Directed by: Maria Sødahl

Runtime: 125 mins

Format: Digital

Looking For A Lady with Fangs and a Mustache

KATHMANDU, NEPAL: TENZIN (30’s, Tibetan, driven by worldly success) is single-mindedly focused on creating Kathmandu’s first “European style” cafe. While hunting for the perfect location, he visits a... READ MORE

Directed by: Khyentse Norbu

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: Digital

The Man Who Sold His Skin

*** Academy Award Nominee - Best International Feature Film (Tunisia) *** Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. To be able to travel to... READ MORE

Directed by: Kaouther Ben Hania

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: Digital

Quo Vadis, Aida?

*ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - Best International Film*Nominated for 2 BAFTAs, including Best Director & Best International Film*Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of S... READ MORE

Directed by: Jasmila Žbanić

Runtime: 103 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

Slalom

This riveting, Cannes-selected #MeToo drama from debut filmmaker Charlène Favier follows the relationship between a teenage ski prodigy and her predatory instructor, played by frequent Dardenne brothe... READ MORE

Directed by: Charlène Favier

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: Digital

A Tale of Autumn

The concluding installment of the “Tales of the Four Seasons” tetralogy is a breezy take on the classic American romantic comedies that influenced Rohmer and his New Wave peers. Set in the Rhône Valle... READ MORE

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: Digital

A Tale of Springtime

In the first film of “Tales of the Four Seasons,” a burgeoning friendship between philosophy teacher Jeanne (Anne Teyssèdre) and pianist Natacha (Florence Darel) is strained by jealousy, suspicion, an... READ MORE

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: Digital

A Tale of Summer

According to Rohmer, the third film of the “Tales of the Four Seasons” is his “most personal vehicle.” Based on events from Rohmer’s youth, A Tale of Summer follows amateur musician Gaspard... READ MORE

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: Digital

A Tale of Winter

The second installment of “Tales of the Four Seasons” is among the most spiritual and emotional films of Rohmer’s storied career. Five years after losing touch with Charles (Frédéric van den Driessche... READ MORE

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Runtime: 114 mins

Format: Digital

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Screening in 35mm | Nominated for 6 Academy Awards What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National G... READ MORE

Directed by: Aaron Sorkin

Runtime: 129 mins

Format: 35mm

Wolfwalkers

Academy Award Nominee - Best Animated FeatureIn a time of superstition and magic, a young apprentice hunter, Robyn Goodfellowe, journeys to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last wolf pack. Whil... READ MORE

Directed by: Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: DCP

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