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NISE: THE HEART OF MADNESS

NISE: THE HEART OF MADNESS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 46 minutes

In 1940s Brazil, Dr. Nise da Silveira (Gloria Pires) starts work in a psychiatric hospital where she refuses to employ the new and violent electroshock treatment for schizophrenics. Instead she starts a revolution through paints, dogs and love.

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Film opens on Fri, Apr 28

THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MAKI

THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MAKI

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 32 minutes

The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title. Immensely talented and equally modest, Olli’s small town life is transformed when he is swept into national stardom and suddenly regarded as a symbol of his country. There’s only one problem: Olli is falling in love. Inside the ring, it’s Finland vs. the USA, but outside, boxing and romance become unlikely adversaries vying for Olli’s attention. Captured entirely in 16mm black and white film, this widely-celebrated feature de..

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Film opens on Fri, Apr 28

LOVETRUE

LOVETRUE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 22 minutes

Is there such a thing as true love? An artful exploration of that question guides the narrative of the latest feature film from director Alma Har’el. Travelling to Alaska, Hawaii and New York, she meets three couples at different stages of their lives and relationships to discover the movements, more than the meaning, of true love. Using non-actors to act out significant moments of their pasts and play out possible versions of their futures, “LoveTrue” is an ode to the beautiful potential of partnership, and a challenging confronta..

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Film opens on Fri, Apr 28

LA 92

LA 92

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 54 minutes

Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, LA 92, a new feature documentary from National Geographic Documentary Films, immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely seen archival footage. Produced by two-time Oscar winner Simon Chinn (“Man on Wire”) and Emmy winner Jonathan Chinn (“American High”) and directed by Oscar winners Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin (“Undefeated”), the film looks at the events of 1992 from a multitu..

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Film opens on Fri, Apr 28

TAKE ME

TAKE ME

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 26 minutes

Ray is in the boutique simulated abduction business. An understandably threadbare market, he jumps at the chance when a mysterious caller contracts him for a weekend kidnapping with a handsome payday. But the job isn't all that it seems.

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Film opens on Fri, May 5

9 TO 5 - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

9 TO 5 - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 50 minutes

Led by an all-star cast, the 1980 film 9 TO 5 follows office employees Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, who join together to turn the tables on their sexist, egotistical, hypocritical bigot of a boss. Through the lens of comedy, the feminist theme remains firmly in place as the three women break down barriers to create a more positive work environment for all.

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Film opens on Wed, May 10

CLASSICS

MADE IN VENICE

MADE IN VENICE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 16 minutes

MADE IN VENICE takes you on a rippin’, shreddin’ ride with the skateboarders of Venice, from “raising hell” on the beach in their teens to turning pro in the ‘80s and putting “street skating” on the global map. But their biggest challenge of all wasn’t becoming skateboarding legends; it was about getting what they dreamed of, and really wanted... a skatepark on Venice Beach for the community and the pro skaters of tomorrow.

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Film opens on Thu, May 25

25/50/75 - THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS - 35mm

25/50/75 - THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS - 35mm

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 28 minutes

A masterpiece by Orson Welles returns to theatres for its 75th anniversary.  When a wealthy automobile manufacturer returns to his home town to rekindle an old romance, his love's spoiled son does everything he can to keep them apart.  The film is known for its visual techniques that were never before seen at the time, and have gone on to innovate the film industry. 

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Film opens on Wed, May 31

35MM

DECONSTRUCTING SGT. PEPPERS  - 50th ANNIVERSARY

DECONSTRUCTING SGT. PEPPERS - 50th ANNIVERSARY

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 35 minutes

In celebration of the album’s 50th anniversary, we are presenting DECONSTRUCTING SGT. PEPPER on June 1st, the day of the album's original release. The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is one of the most influential albums of our time. Rolling Stone described it as the most important rock & roll album ever made, an unsurpassed adventure in concept, sound, songwriting, cover art and studio technology by the greatest rock & roll group of all time. In DECONSTRUCTING SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND, composer,..

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Film opens on Thu, Jun 1

ORLANDO - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

ORLANDO - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  1 hour 34 minutes

Based on the novel by Virginia Wolf, ORLANDO defies gender, following the androgynous title character (Tilda Swinton), who receives an estate and a command from Queen Elizabeth I, “Do not fade, do not wither, do not grow old.” Orlando miraculously manages to follow the command, traveling through centuries of British history, and living as both male and female at varying times. Sally Porter’s 1992 adaptation breaks down barriers, portraying gender as a malleable construction of society.

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Film opens on Wed, Jun 14

CLASSICS

25/50/75 - BAD LIEUTENANT - 35MM

25/50/75 - BAD LIEUTENANT - 35MM

Village East Cinema
NC-17  |  1 hour 36 minutes

When a corrupt police detective with severe addictions investigates the rape of a young nun, he begins to question his actions and seek forgiveness.

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Film opens on Wed, Jun 28

35MM

THELMA & LOUISE - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

THELMA & LOUISE - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 10 minutes

Academy Award winner for Best Screenplay, THELMA AND LOUISE follows meek housewife Thelma (Geena Davis) and independent waitress Louise (Susan Sarandon) on a short fishing trip that quickly becomes a flight from the law when Louise shoots and kills a man who attempts to rape Thelma at a bar. Ending with one of the most iconic moments in cinematic history, the two friends escape from the consequences of patriarchal society the only way they know how, in a film that broke down the walls of the traditional female buddy-comedy, and mos..

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 12

25/50/75 - GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER - 35MM

25/50/75 - GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER - 35MM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 48 minutes

One of Sidney Poitier's greatest works returns to theatres for its 50th anniversary.  When a young woman brings her fiance home to meet her parents, tensions start to mount when they realize their daughter is marrying an African-American man.  GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER was released in 1967 the year interracial marriage became the law of the land. The film challenges social values and unveils the prejudice behind the so-called liberals at that time. Sound familiar?

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 26

35MM

THE DIVORCEE - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

THE DIVORCEE - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 24 minutes

After three years of marriage, Jerry (Norma Shearer) discovers that her husband (Chester Morris) has been unfaithful to her.  As a result, she decides to take her revenge by attempting to seduce her husband's best friend. 

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 9

2D

25/50/75 - NOW, VOYAGER - 35mm

25/50/75 - NOW, VOYAGER - 35mm

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 58 minutes

A repressed woman (Davis) whom is controlled by her domanering mother, learns to gain self-confidence and independance.  Along the way, she falls in love with a married man (Henreid) with similar issues.

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 30

35MM

DANCE, GIRL, DANCE - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

DANCE, GIRL, DANCE - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 30 minutes

After their dance troop disbands, Judy (O'Hara) and Bubbles (Ball) work together to support themselves. However, the two wind up clashing when they fall for the same man (Hayward).  Staring Maureen O'Hara and Lucille Ball, two of the best leading ladies of all time, how can you go wrong?

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Film opens on Wed, Sep 13

35MM

MILDRED PIERCE - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

MILDRED PIERCE - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 51 minutes

When Mildred Pierce's (Joan Crawford) wealthy husband leaves her for another woman, Mildred decides to raise her two daughters on her own. Despite Mildred's financial successes in the restaurant business, her oldest daughter, Veda (Ann Blyth), resents her mother for degrading their social status. In the midst of a police investigation after the death of her second husband (Zachary Scott), Mildred must evaluate her own freedom and her complicated relationship with her daughter.

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Film opens on Wed, Oct 11

35MM

PARIAH - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

PARIAH - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 26 minutes

Teenage Alike (Adepero Oduye) lives in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood with her parents (Charles Parnell, Kim Wayans) and younger sister (Sahra Mellesse). A lesbian, Alike quietly embraces her identity and is looking for her first lover, but she wonders how much she can truly confide in her family, especially with her parents' marriage already strained. When Alike's mother presses her to befriend a colleague's daughter (Aasha Davis), Alike finds her to be a pleasant companion.

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Film opens on Wed, Nov 8

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 55 minutes

Based on Truman Capote's novel, this is the story of a young woman in New York City who meets a young man when he moves into her apartment building. He is with an older woman who is very wealthy, but he wants to be a writer. She is working as an expensive escort and searching for a rich, older man to marry.

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Film opens on Wed, Dec 13

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