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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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The Djinn

Opens Friday, May 14th 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 isolat... READ MORE

Directed by: David Charbonier, Justin Powell

Runtime: 82 mins

Format: DCP

Fantastic Mr. Fox

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

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: Digital

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

Heat

Master criminal Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) is trying to control the rogue actions of one of his men, while also planning one last big heist before retiring. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Hanna (Al Pacino)... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Mann

Runtime: 170 mins

Format: DCP

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

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

Mamma Mia

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

Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd

Runtime: 108 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

Ocean's Eleven

***20th Anniversary | Screening in 35mm***Dapper Danny Ocean (George Clooney) is a man of action. Less than 24 hours into his parole from a New Jersey penitentiary, the wry, charismatic thief is alrea... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: 35mm

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

Rififi

***New 4K Restoration***Tony Le Stéphanois (Jean Servais), back from prison after taking a rap for Jo le Suédois (Carl Möhner), is ready to settle a few scores and mastermind a brilliant jewel heist.... READ MORE

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Runtime: 118 mins

Format: DCP

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

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

The Story of a Three Day Pass

New 4k Restoration | Opens Friday, May 14th Melvin Van Peebles’s edgy, angsty, romantic first feature could never have been made in America. Unable to break into a segregated Hollywood, Van Peebl... READ MORE

Directed by: Melvin Van Peebles

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: DCP

Tom of Your Life

**The Saturday, May 8th 7pm screening includes entry to private party at 5:45pm-6:45pm with live music and cash bar. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Limited seating. First come, first served.**W... READ MORE

Directed by: Jer Sklar

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

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

Widows

A police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows -- Veronica, Linda, Alice and Belle -- have nothing in common except a debt left behind by... READ MORE

Directed by: Steve McQueen

Runtime: 129 mins

Format: DCP

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