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Bad Tales

Once upon a time, in a small family suburb on the outskirts of Rome, the cheerful heat of summer camouflages a stifling atmosphere of alienation. From a distance, the families seem normal, b... READ MORE

Directed by: The D’Innocenzo Brothers

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: Digital

The Carnivores

Alice and Bret’s dog Harvie is dying, and he’s ruining everything. What had been a bright little family is quickly being consumed by clouds of self-doubt, suspicion, and a disturbing amount of ground... READ MORE

Directed by: Caleb Michael Johnson

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: Digital

Censor

Limited Return Engagment June 25th-July 1stFilm censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitati... READ MORE

Directed by: Prano Bailey-Bond

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: DCP

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City of Ali

City of Ali is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of how the death of Muhammad Ali brought the people of his Kentucky hometown – and the world – together for one unforgettable... READ MORE

Directed by: Graham Shelby

Runtime: 81 mins

Format: Digital

Emma Mae

Screening in the Music Box Garden | Extremely Limited Seating Available | A Part of Vinegar Syndrome Week with WINTERBEAST and HEAVY TRIPEMMA MAE, Jamaa Fanaka’s (PENITENTIARY) second feature, te... READ MORE

Directed by: Jamaa Fanaka

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: Digital

Gaia

An injured forest ranger on a routine mission is saved by two off-the-grid survivalists. What is initially a welcome rescue grows more suspicious as the son and his renegade father reveal a culti... READ MORE

Directed by: Jaco Bouwer

Runtime: 96 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 The Heights

Opens Friday, June 11th The creator of “Hamilton” and the director of “Crazy Rich Asians” invite you to a cinematic event, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big... “In... READ MORE

Directed by: Jon M. Chu

Runtime: 143 mins

Format: DCP

Port Authority

Executive Produced by Martin ScorseseAfter getting kicked out of his home in central Pennsylvania, Paul (Fionn Whitehead) arrives to NYC's dizzying central station with nowhere to go. A momentary enco... READ MORE

Directed by: Danielle Lessovitz

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: Digital

Serial Mom

Screening in the Music Box Garden | Extremely Limited Seating Available | A Part of We Heart Kathleen Turner with WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBITHappy housewife Beverly Sutphin has a charmed life -... READ MORE

Directed by: John Waters

Runtime: 95 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*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

Summer of 85

**Presented on 35MM**When Alexis (Félix Lefebvre) capsizes off the coast of Normandy, David (Benjamin Voisin) comes to the rescue and soon opens the younger boy’s eyes to a new horizon of friendship,... READ MORE

Directed by: François Ozon

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

Sweet Thing

In New Bedford Massachusetts, a dysfunctional family portrayed in all shades of black-and-white, lead forgotten lives. One eventful summer, in an act of liberation, the kids Billie and Nico set o... READ MORE

Directed by: Alexandre Rockwell

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: Digital

Take Me Somewhere Nice

It’s one debacle after another for Alma (newcomer Sara Luna Zorić). When her long-estranged father is hospitalized in his native Bosnia, a not-quite-headstrong young woman leaves h... READ MORE

Directed by: Ena Sendijarević

Runtime: 91 mins

Format: Digital

Tomorrow's Hope

Tomorrow's Hope brings us into the journey of passionate educators and tenacious kids and their families on the south side of Chicago, determined to carve out the future despite a sea of incredible ch... READ MORE

Directed by: Thomas Morgan

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: Digital

Two Gods

An intimate documentary about faith, renewal, and healing, Two Gods follows a Muslim casket maker and ritual body washer in New Jersey, as he takes two young men under his wing to teach them how to li... READ MORE

Directed by: Zeshawn Ali, Aman Ali

Runtime: 86 mins

Format: Digital

Two Lottery Tickets

The next generation of Romanian filmmaking talent finally arrives in the U.S. with Paul Negoescu and Two Lottery Tickets. A buddy comedy produced on a shoestring budget, starring three of the most rec... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Negoescu

Runtime: 86 mins

Format: Digital

Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin

Imprisoned by the Soviets. Orphaned by the Holocaust. Elected Prime Minister. Crowned peacemaker by the Nobel Prize Committee. Disgraced by the Lebanon War. Menachem Begin was a pillar of the Sta... READ MORE

Directed by: Jonathan Gruber

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: Digital

Winterbeast

Screening in the Music Box Garden | Extremely Limited Seating Available | A Part of Vinegar Syndrome Week with EMMA MAE and HEAVY TRIP A film which truly justifies the term “unclassifiable,”... READ MORE

Directed by: Christopher Thies

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: Digital

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