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What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon who was also a technological trailblazer who perfected a secure radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes during WWII.
THE BOXER’S OMEN is THE HOLY MOUNTAIN, ALTERED STATES and ROCKY all rolled into one. It’s all of '70s gonzo kickass cinema compressed into an insane little ball and blasted through a garishly-colored '80s Hong Kong filter. It’s one of the craziest damned things you’ll ever witness in a movie theater.
You will find THE SERACHERS on almost all lists of the best Westerns ever made. But its treatment of Native Americans—and it’s evasion of the truth on which the story is based—are a challenge for today’s film-goers. What really happened when a young white settler was abducted by the Comanches? Come and find out.
Shortly before completing the sequel to his classic 1979 chomper romper ZOMBIE, the legendary Lucio Fulci became ill and left the Philippines-based production. When writers Claudio Fragasso & Rosella Drudi (TROLL 2) and director Bruno Mattei (THE OTHER HELL) stepped in to finish, the result became one of the most insanely enjoyable zombie romps in EuroCult history.
One of the great treasures of the Ozploitation wave, NEXT OF KIN is “SUSPIRIA Down Under”, expertly blending a ghost story, a psychological thriller, a giallo and the desolate Outback’s inherent spookiness to create Australia’s most criminally underseen genre film.
Klimt & Schiele: Eros and Psyche, recounts the start of the Vienna Secession, a magical art movement formed in the late 1890's for art, literature and music, in which new ideas are circulated, Freud discovers the drives of the psyche, and women begin to claim their independence.
Frank Zito (co-writer/co-executive producer Joe Spinell of ROCKY and THE GODFATHER fame) is a deeply disturbed man, haunted by the traumas of unspeakable childhood abuse. When these horrific memories begin to scream inside his mind, Frank prowls the seedy streets of New York City. Post-screening Skype with Director William Lustig!
Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated, but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, was an event like no other. Rembrandt’s life story is interwoven with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions.
For most of the 20th century, government agents systematically forced Native American children from their homes and placed them with white families. This doc goes inside the first truth and reconciliation commission for Native Americans, following commissioners traveling across Maine and gathering testimony from Wabanaki tribal communities.
Chris Marker—filmmaker, poet, novelist, photographer, editor, and videographer and digital multimedia artist—has been challenging moviegoers, philosophers, and himself for years with his complex queries about time, memory, and the rapid advancement of life on this planet. SANS SOLEIL is his mind-bending free-form travelogue that journeys from Africa to Japan.
Voyage through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius and founder of Impressionism, Claude Monet. An art-world disruptor at the turn of the 20th century whose obsession with capturing light and water broke all convention, Monet revolutionized Modern Art with his timeless masterpieces.
CARMEN, the passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside PETRUSHKA, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug.
First Run Films - Coming Soon
First run films that are “coming soon” may not have a set release date. Tickets may not be available for “coming soon” films.
A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin's album Amazing Grace at The New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
Qiao, who lives in a small town in China, takes the heat for her mobster boyfriend and goes to prison. Released after five years, she now seeks revenge - and a new identity in a changing country.
ASK DR. RUTH chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America's most famous sex therapist.
Diane (Mary Kay Place) fills her days helping others and desperately attempting to bond with her drug-addicted son. As these pieces of her existence begin to fade, she finds herself confronting memories she'd sooner forget than face.
When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority, they prove that with little more than a clever idea, a mischievous sense of humor, and a few rebellious friends, you can speak truth to power in some truly profound ways.
A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation. Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche star in the first English-language feature from director Claire Denis (LET THE SUNSHINE IN, WHITE MATERIAL).
LITTLE WOODS is a modern Western that tells the story of two sisters, Ollie (Tessa Thompson) and Deb (Lily James), who are driven to work outside the law to better their lives.
Masato, a young Ramen chef, leaves his hometown in Japan to embark on a culinary journey to Singapore to find out the truth about his past. Along the way, he uncovers a lot more than family secrets and delicious recipes.
Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.
Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison, is required to participate in an “outdoor maintenance” program as part of his social rehabilitation. Spotted by a no-nonsense veteran trainer (Bruce Dern), Roman is accepted into the selective wild horse training section of the program.
Beloved comic Molly Shannon leads in this bold, humorous reappraisal of Emily Dickinson, informed by the poet's private letters.