As two ageing writers become increasingly inebriated over the course of one night, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men. Starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart.
A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
Poet, playwright, teacher, mentor, activist, warrior. All these roles describe Sonia Sanchez. This film examines Sanchez’s contribution to the world of poetry, her singular place in the Black Arts Movement and her leadership role in African American culture over the last half century. With Sonia Sanchez in person!
After Barbara and Adam Maitland die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), a rambunctious spirit whose "help" quickly becomes dangerous.
For one evening, the Bolshoi takes on a new challenge with audacity in The Cage by legendary Academy Award-winning choreographer Jerome Robbins, Harald Lander’s homage to classical ballet in Études, and Alexei Ratmansky’s colorful folklore-inspired Russian Seasons.
Stage Russia HD opens its inaugural season with its live filmed production of the Vakhtangov Theatre's magical EUGENE ONEGIN, a newly reimagined version of the Alexander Pushkin poem created and directed by renowned director Rimas Tuminas.
Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove directs a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece, with Ruth Wilson in the title role.
Pechorin, a young officer, embarks on a journey across the majestic mountains of the Caucasus, on a path set by his passionate encounters. Disillusioned and careless, he inflicts pain upon himself and the women around him…
In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, a personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends—Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Now, filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished.
Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake is a man out of time: a widowed woodworker who lives by himself and who’s never owned a computer. But after a heart attack, the stubbornly self-reliant Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity.
Julieta lives in Madrid with her daughter Antía. They both suffer in silence over the loss of Xoan, Antía’s father and Julieta’s husband. But at times grief doesn’t bring people closer, it drives them apart. A new film from Pedro Almodóvar.
Steven Spielberg adapts Michael Crichton's bestseller in which an unusual theme park is opened on a remote island. The catch: it's populated by real live dinosaurs brought to life by huge advances in biotechnology.
This astonishing wordless collage of a film, created by director Godfrey Reggio, cinematographer Ron Fricke, and composer Philip Glass, shuttles viewers from one jaw-dropping vision to the next, looking at our world from a truly unique angle.
At age eight, Victoria spends a night in the home of a wealthy white family; years later, she encounters them again and her life is changed forever. Presented as part of the Tournées Film Festival in collaboration with Holyoke Community College.
Satsuki and Mei move with their father to a new house in the countryside. They soon discover that the surrounding forests are home to a family of Totoros, gentle but powerful creatures who are seen only by children.
ONE MIND is a cinematic meditation on Zen monastic life in China, where a communion of nature, meditation, and labor reveals a carefully crafted way of life that reflects the very wisdom it seeks to cultivate. Filmmaker Edward A. Burger in person!
Manchild Pee Wee Herman (Paul Reubens) lives an idyllic life until someone nabs his most prized possession: a fire engine-red customized bicycle. He embarks on an epic cross-country search to find his lost love, unpacking a cross-section of American archetypes along the way.
Peter Dunning is the proud proprietor of Mile Hill Farm, which sits on 187 idyllic acres in Vermont. The land’s 38 harvests have seen the arrivals and departures of three wives and four children, leaving Peter with only animals and memories. Director Tony Stone in person!
More people are imprisoned in the United States at this moment than in any other time or place in history. THE PRISON IN TWELVE LANDSCAPES is a film about the prison in which we never see an actual penitentiary. Filmmaker Brett Story in person!
Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. Josie Rourke directs Gemma Arterton as Joan of Arc in this electrifying production.
A sudden eruption of violence creates an atmosphere of simmering tension between a husband and wife, in this work of slow-burning domestic suspense from Academy Award–winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (A SEPARATION).
Four exceptional astronomers celebrate 50 years of work and friendship on a return road trip in the southwestern United States, recapturing youthful adventures and recounting each other's influences on the most exciting period in astronomy’s history.
At moonlight on the banks of a mysterious lake, Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swanwoman Odette. Completely spellbound by her beauty, he swears his faithfulness to her. However, the Prince realizes too late that Fate has another plan for him.
Juzo Itami’s rapturous “ramen western” returns to U.S. screens for the first time in decades, in a new 4K restoration from Janus Films. The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, TAMPOPO serves up a savory broth of culinary adventure.
A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love.
WINGED MIGRATION is a visually dazzling documentary that records the flight of dozens of different birds as they follow their navigational instincts and make the taxing journey to more temperate climates in the fall, all chronicled without the use of narration.