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A lost treasure of 1990s DIY filmmaking, Cauleen Smith’s DRYLONGSO embeds an incisive look at racial injustice within a lovingly handmade buddy movie/murder mystery/romance.
Clarice Starling, a young F.B.I. cadet (Jodie Foster in an Oscar-winning role), receives the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal to help catch another serial killer—a madman who skins his victims. Jonathan Demme's THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS swept the Academy Awards® (Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actress, Actor) and remains a cultural touchstone.
Poland, 1983. The country is shaken by the case of Grzegorz Przemyk, a high school student beaten to death by militia. Based on true events, the film follows the story of Jurek—the only witness of the beating, who overnight became the number one enemy of the state. Poland's Official Submission for 94th Academy Awards.
Director Jennifer Texiera joins us in person for a post-screening Q&A. In the golden age of documentary, who benefits? SUBJECT explores the life-altering experience of sharing one’s life on screen through the participants of five acclaimed documentaries: HOOP DREAMS, THE STAIRCASE, THE WOLFPACK, THE SQUARE, and CAPTURING THE FRIEDMANS.