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THE LAST FACE

THE LAST FACE

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 10 minutes

A director (Charlize Theron) of an internation aid agency in Africa meets a relief aid doctor (Javier Bardem) amidst a political and social revolution.

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 28

STRANGE WEATHER

STRANGE WEATHER

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 32 minutes

Academy Award winner Holly Hunter gets behind the wheel in this engrossing story of a woman's quest for rectitude in the wake of harrowing loss. Steeped in a strong sense of place and peopled by convention-defying characters, Katherine Dieckmann's STRANGE WEATHER draws you into its sultry Southern milieu and takes you on a back-roads trek you won't soon forget.

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 28

IMPERFECTIONS

IMPERFECTIONS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 46 minutes

Cassidy is a struggling actress who worries that any chance at stardom may have already passed her by. Desperate to make enough money to move to Hollywood, she takes a job working as a runner for her mother's boyfriend, a diamond importer. When the money doesn’t come in fast enough, Cassidy gets involved in a diamond heist that quickly unravels into a wild web of lies, betrayals, and surprises.

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 28

THE IRREGULAR AT MAGIC HIGH SCHOOL THE MOVIE: THE GIRL WHO CALLS THE STARS

THE IRREGULAR AT MAGIC HIGH SCHOOL THE MOVIE: THE GIRL WHO CALLS THE STARS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 30 minutes

Seasons have passed, and their second spring season is almost upon them… The “irregular” elder brother and his younger sister, who is an academic star. Their first year at Magic High School is about to draw to a close. Tatsuya, Miyuki and the others have decided to spend their spring break at a certain private villa on Ogasawara Island. Tatsuya and the others are making the most of their brief vacation. That is until a young girl named Kokoa appears before them. She has escaped from the naval base, and tells Tatsuya her one wish…

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Film opens on Sat, Jul 29

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

WHISPER OF THE HEART - Studio Ghibli Festival

WHISPER OF THE HEART - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 51 minutes

Shizuku is spending her last summer vacation before high school reading and translating foreign music into Japanese. Perusing the eclectic selection of books she has checked out from the library, her curiousity is piqued when she notices that the name Seiji appears before hers on the checkout card of each one. Through a series of curious and magical incidents, she comes to meet and establishes a connection to Seiji – who has dreams of becoming a famous violinmaker in Italy, while she has aspirations of becoming a writer. As their l..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 1

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 34 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, an interactive event the likes of Rocky Horror meets Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit. With comedy, and commentary, Hedda highlights the highs, lows, and absurdities of the 1951 film in which an alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

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Film opens on Thu, Aug 3

FUN MOM DINNER

FUN MOM DINNER

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 21 minutes

Four moms, whose only common ground is their kids' preschool class, decide to get together for a harmless "fun mom dinner." The night begins as a disaster, but the combination of alcohol, karaoke, and a cute bartender, leads to an unforgettable night where these seemingly different women realize they have more in common than motherhood and men.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 4
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DETROIT

DETROIT

Village East Cinema
TBA  |  1 hour 30 minutes

From the Academy Award winning director of THE HURT LOCKER and ZERO DARK THIRTY, Kathryn Bigelow's DETROIT tells the gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of 1967.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 4
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CHRONICALLY METROPOLITAN

CHRONICALLY METROPOLITAN

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 25 minutes

Promising author Fenton (Shiloh Fernandez) ruffled feathers and lost the love of Jessie (Ashley Benson) when he published a thinly-veiled story about her family in The New Yorker. As Christopher (Chris Noth), Fenton’s father and literary role model, can attest, there’s no such thing as fiction. Returning to New York after a year in exile, Fenton is determined to win back his ex—but she’s engaged to someone else. Christopher, meanwhile, is embroiled in his own affairs of the heart, threatening his relationship with his long-sufferin..

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 4
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IT'S NOT YET DARK

IT'S NOT YET DARK

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 18 minutes

Narrated by Colin Farrell. The ground-breaking journey of Simon Fitzmaurice, an award-winning young Irish film maker with ALS (MND), as he embarks on directing his first feature film through the use of his eyes and eye-gaze technology.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 4
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THE WIND RISES - Studio Ghibli Festival

THE WIND RISES - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  2 hours 6 minutes

Oscar nominated THE WIND RISES is the final film directed by Studio Ghibli creator Hayao Miyazaki. Jiro, nearsighted from a young age and thus unable to fulfill his dream of become a pilot, joins the aircraft division of a Japanese engineering company in 1927 to design airplanes inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. His genius is soon recognized becoming one of the world’s most innovated and accomplished airplane designers leading the aviation world into the future. THE WIND RISES is an epic tale of love, pe..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 8

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

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

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: EARTHQUAKE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: EARTHQUAKE

Village East Cinema
PG  |  2 hours 9 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents EARTHQUAKE, an interactive event the likes of Rocky Horror meets Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit. With comedy, and commentary, Hedda highlights the highs, lows, and absurdities of the 1974 film that follows various interconnected people struggle to survive when an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude hits Los Angeles.

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Film opens on Thu, Aug 10

PILGRIMAGE

PILGRIMAGE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 40 minutes

Leaving his Irish monastery for the first time, a young novice (Tom Holland, Spiderman: Homecoming) departs with a devoted group of monks and a mysterious former Crusader (Jon Bernthal, “The Punisher”) as they attempt to transport a holy relic to Rome. Threatened at every turn by savage tribes, traitorous Norman soldiers and those that seek the power they believe the relic holds, the young man finds surprising courage while faced with deadly challenges that will push his body, mind and spirit to the breaking point.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 11
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PLANETARIUM

PLANETARIUM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 45 minutes

This dreamy, visually ravishing tale of magic, movies and spiritualism - set in a glamorous Art Deco vision of 1920s Paris - follows the journey of two sisters who are believed to possess the supernatural ability to connect with ghosts as they cross paths with a visionary French producer.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 11
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FAIRY TAIL: DRAGON CRY

FAIRY TAIL: DRAGON CRY

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 25 minutes

Natsu is known as the one and only fire-breathing Dragon Slayer, but this next adventure will take him to the next level, Luckily, he still has his trusty team by his side: Happy, a flying cat; Gray, an ice wizard with Dragon Slayer abilities; Ezra, a knight who switches armor and abilities mid-battle; and Lucy, a wizard who fights with a set of celestial sperits. When these Fairy Tail members first joined forces, they formed a team no one could topple. But this next mission could be their last. Enter the Dragon Cry, a magic staff..

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Film opens on Mon, Aug 14

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO - Studio Ghibli Festival

MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 26 minutes

One of the most endearing and internationally renowned films of all time, MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO is a deceptively simple tale of two girls who move 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 live in a huge and ancient camphor tree and are seen only by children. Based on his own childhood imaginings, Hayao Miyazaki directs this superbly animated children’s tale about humankind’s relationship with the Earth, from legendary Japanese..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 15

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: AIRPORT 1975

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: AIRPORT 1975

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 47 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents AIRPORT 1975, an interactive event the likes of Rocky Horror meets Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit. With comedy, and commentary, Hedda highlights the highs, lows, and absurdities of the 1974 film in which a 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.

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Film opens on Thu, Aug 17

SHOT CALLER

SHOT CALLER

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 1 minute

A former middle class man is now a newly released ex-con who is forced by the leaders of his in-prison gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 18
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WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE - Studio Ghibli Festival

WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 43 minutes

A sweeping story of friendship, mystery, and discovery, WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE delivers stirring emotions and breathtaking animation. When shy, artistic Anna moves in with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion surrounded by marshes, and the mysterious young girl, Marnie, who lives there. The two girls instantly form a unique friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. Based on the novel by Joan G. Robinson and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY), the latest film from Japan’..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 22

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 23 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, an interactive event the likes of Rocky Horror meets Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit. With comedy, and commentary, Hedda highlights the highs, lows, and absurdities of the 1951 film. As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.

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Film opens on Thu, Aug 24

CLASH

CLASH

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 37 minutes

A Cannes Film Festival official selection set entirely in an 8 meter police truck, CLASH centers around a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds, who are brought together by their inevitable fate during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former Egyptian President Morsi from power in 2013.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 25
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SERVED LIKE A GIRL

SERVED LIKE A GIRL

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 43 minutes

SXSW Grand Jury Award nominee SERVED LIKE A GIRL follows female veterans on their quest to take the crown in the 2015 Ms. Veteran America competition in Las Vegas. With evening gown and talent sections, it might seem like a traditional pageant, but it doesn’t take long to see how different this competition truly is. For months before they meet up in Vegas to compete for the crown, our contestants are tasked with raising money and awareness for homeless female veterans, a population that is bigger today than it has ever been. Every..

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 25
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BUSHWICK

BUSHWICK

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 33 minutes

Emerging from a NY subway on her way home from college, Lucy discovers her neighborhood of Bushwick engulfed in utter chaos. She seeks refuge in the basement of Stupe, a former Marine on his way out of town to find his family. As they navigate through a hail of gunfire and explosions, they learn they are in the middle of a civil war as Texas attempts to secede from the US. With the clash between local residents and the militia escalating, Lucy and Stupe must rely on each other in an impossible race to get out of the city and surviv..

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 25
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KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE - Studio Ghibli Festival

KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 42 minutes

From Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of Kiki, a resourceful young witch that sets out on a year-long apprenticeship with her chatty black cat in tow. Landing in a seaside village, she uses her broom and her flying ability to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight and the ability to talk to her cat in a moment of self-doubt. This imaginative film is a beautiful, timeless story of a young girl finding her way in the world.

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 29

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

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

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 57 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE, an interactive event the likes of Rocky Horror meets Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit. With comedy, and commentary, Hedda highlights the highs, lows, and absurdities of the 1972 film surrounding a group of passengers who struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.

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Film opens on Thu, Aug 31

THE LAYOVER

THE LAYOVER

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 28 minutes

When their plane is rerouted due to a hurricane warning, two single female best friends find themselves competing for the same guy during an extended layover in St. Louis.

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 1
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THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 49 minutes

The city of London is gripped with fear as a serial killer – dubbed THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM – is on the loose and leaving cryptic messages written in his victim’s blood. With few leads and increasing public pressure, Scotland Yard assigns the case to Inspector Kildare (Bill Nighy) – a seasoned detective with a troubled past and a sneaking suspicion he’s being set up to fail. Faced with a long list of suspects, Kildare must get help from a witness who has legal troubles of her own (Olivia Cooke), so he can stop the murders and bring the..

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 8
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NAPPING PRINCESS: THE STORY OF THE UNKNOWN ME

NAPPING PRINCESS: THE STORY OF THE UNKNOWN ME

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 50 minutes

This genre-bending film takes audiences into the not-too-distant machine-driven future. Kokone should be diligently studying for her university entrance exams, but she just can’t seem to stay awake. Aside from stealing precious study time, her napping is even more distracting, as it brings on strange dreams with warring machines that hint at family secrets that have been dormant for years. She can’t ask her father, as he’s always busy modifying motorcycles and cars in flights of fancy. What are these visions that lead Kokone at onc..

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 8
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THE OATH

THE OATH

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 50 minutes

Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormákur (CONTRABAND, EVEREST) directs and stars in this psychological thriller about a father who tries to pull his daughter out of her world of drugs and petty crime, only to find that danger can be found in unexpected places.

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 8
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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

DAVID GILMOUR LIVE AT POMPEII

DAVID GILMOUR LIVE AT POMPEII

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 0 minutes

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed ‘Live At Pompeii’ in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album ‘Rattle That Lock’. The performances were the first-ever rock concerts for an audience in the stone Roman amphitheatre, and, for two nights only, the 2,600 strong crowd stood exactly where gladiators would have fought in the first century AD. ‘David Gilmour Live At Pompeii’ is an audio-visual spectacle, featuring lasers, pyrotechn..

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Film opens on Wed, Sep 13

MUSIC DOCS & CONCERT FILMS

25/50/75 - POINT BLANK - 35MM

25/50/75 - POINT BLANK - 35MM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 32 minutes

The classic crime thriller, POINT BLANK, returns to theatres for its 50th anniversary. Lee Marvin stars as a man who has been double-crossed after a successful heist. This sends him down the path of revenge in order to get back what he is owed. 

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Film opens on Wed, Sep 27

BLACK SABBATH: THE END OF THE END

BLACK SABBATH: THE END OF THE END

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 0 minutes

The End of The End is the story of the last gig by the biggest name in heavy metal, Black Sabbath. After nearly 50 years, the band from Birmingham took to the stage for one last time in their home city, bringing down the curtain on a final tour that no one thought would ever happen. The film gives fans the opportunity to relive that final concert as well as giving an unparalleled insight into the men that have seen and lived it all, in their own words. The band also takes to Angelic Studios in order to perform tracks that haven’t s..

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Film opens on Thu, Sep 28

MUSIC DOCS & CONCERT FILMS

ARCHITECTS OF DENIAL

ARCHITECTS OF DENIAL

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 42 minutes

ARCHITECTS OF DENIAL is a unique and compelling look at the century long conflict between Armenians and Turkic peoples of the South Caucuses that has resulted in one of the worst genocides of the modern era and how its denial has empowered others to commit the same crime around the world, in a horrifying genocidal cycle.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 6
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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

THY FATHER'S CHAIR

THY FATHER'S CHAIR

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 14 minutes

Orthodox Jewish aging twins Abraham and Shraga live a secluded existence in their inherited Brooklyn home. Since the death of their parents, they have stopped throwing away anything, and accumulated all sorts of items. Enraged by the situation, the upstairs tenant threatens to stop paying them rent unless they proceed with a radical cleaning of their apartment. The twins fighting to preserve their memories – but little by little the relationship with the head of the cleaning company begins to deepen. By painfully separating from mo..

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 13
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KILLS ON WHEELS

KILLS ON WHEELS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 45 minutes

KILLS ON WHEELS, selected as the Hungarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, follows two disabled teenagers looking for a reason to live, who team up with a wheelchaired hitman.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 20
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25/50/75 - BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA - 35MM

25/50/75 - BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA - 35MM

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 35 minutes

Francis Ford Coppola's classic horror film returns for its 25th anniversary. Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name, BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA follows the Count (Oldman) as he pursues the young Mina Harker (Ryder) whom he belives is the reincarnation of his dead wife. Meanwhile, the Count must fend off Mina’s husband, Jonathan (Reeves), and the legendary vampire hunter, Abraham Van Helsing (Hopkins).

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Film opens on Wed, Oct 25

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). Alike quietly embraces her identity as a lesbian, but realizes that her parents would never accept her queer identity. What befalls is a poignant, gripping depiction of her search for love, acceptance and, ultimately, peace within herself.

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Film opens on Wed, Nov 8

2D

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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