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

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

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 28 minutes

Orson Welles' first film after completing Citizen Kane 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

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: JEZEBEL

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: JEZEBEL

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 44 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents JEZEBEL, 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 cinematic take on the 1930s hit chronicling the ups and downs of a spoiled yet headstrong Southern belle (Davis) and her attempts to win back her fiance (Fonda). 

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Film opens on Thu, Jun 1

FROM THE ASHES

FROM THE ASHES

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 23 minutes

From National Geographic Documentary Films, FROM THE ASHES captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often heartbreaking stories about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. The film invites audiences to learn more about an industry on the edge and what it means fo..

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 2
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RADIO DREAMS

RADIO DREAMS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 37 minutes

After moving to the United States to pursue the American Dream, Hamid (Mohsen Namjoo) finds himself working at a small Iranian radio station, seeing artistic satisfation through the esoteric programming he puts together. The owners of the station try to cash in on Hamid’s only program that they see fit for commercial success — the bringing together of an on-air jam session with Kabul Dreams and their long-time idols, Metallica. The ensuing collision between artistic integrity and crass commercialism resonates with hilarity and a po..

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 2
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VINCENT N ROXXY

VINCENT N ROXXY

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 42 minutes

If hip-hop and rock-n-roll had a love child, she would be Roxxy (Zoe Kravitz), an inner city girl in trouble. Vincent (Emile Hirsch) is a consummate loner from small town America searching for meaning in his life that has become intertwined with dangerous people. One morning, these two lost souls meet when a vicious killer attacks Roxxy on the street in broad daylight before a crowd of witnesses. Vincent tries to save her, forcing the two to go on the run for their lives. They soon learn violence will follow them everywhere, even a..

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 2
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HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: HUSH...HUSH SWEET CHARLOTTE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: HUSH...HUSH SWEET CHARLOTTE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 13 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents HUSH...HUSH SWEET CHARLOTTE, 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 cinematic take on the 1960s film chronicling the ups and downs of a wealthy, aging spinster, Charlotte (Davis) whom receives a visit from her long-lost cousin, Miriam (de Havilland). With Charlotte's mental state deteriorating from hallucinations of her deceased former..

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Film opens on Thu, Jun 8

HUNTER'S PRAYER

HUNTER'S PRAYER

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 32 minutes

A solitary assassin is hired to kill a young woman but we he cannot bring himself to pull the trigger, he sets in motion a twisted game of cat and mouse as both of them are now marked for death and forced to form an uneasy alliance. Relentlessly pursued across Europe, their only hope for survival is to expose those responsible for brutally murdering her family and bring them to justice.

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 9
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MOSCOW NEVER SLEEPS

MOSCOW NEVER SLEEPS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 40 minutes

MOSCOW NEVER SLEEPS is a multi-narrative drama that dives headlong into the volatile intersections of contemporary Moscow and the intimate lives of five people. In a provocative statement on Putin’s Russia that follows the tradition of MAGNOLIA and CRASH, the lives of five people are forever changed during Moscow's City Day holiday. A businessman, a singer, an actor, a young girl, and a mother must overcome difficult obstacles and make life-changing decisions. Like New York, Moscow is a prison you don't want to escape from.

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 9

MILES

MILES

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 27 minutes

After discovering his recently deceased father had squandered his tuition fund, a young man, desperate to get out of his small town, joins the girls volleyball team to earn a college scholarship.

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 9
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BLACK BUTLER: BOOK OF THE ATLANTIC

BLACK BUTLER: BOOK OF THE ATLANTIC

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  1 hour 40 minutes

All aboard to the next great adventure for Ciel and his demonic butler, Sebastian! After hearing rumors of a peculiar society bringing people back from the dead, the two board the luxury liner Campania on her maiden voyage to investigate. Incognito amongst the mysterious Aurora Society, they find familiar faces and a sight they can’t believe—a woman raised from the dead! But surprise quickly turns to dread when the shambling corpse attacks. With more questions than answers, Ciel and Sebastian are up against not just one flesh-hungr..

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Film opens on Mon, Jun 12

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ORLANDO - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM - 35MM

ORLANDO - FEARLESS FEMMES IN FILM - 35MM

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

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: THE BEST OF EVERYTHING

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: THE BEST OF EVERYTHING

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 1 minute

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents THE BEST OF EVERYTHING, 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 late-50s film chronicling the lives of three New York secretaries who work their way through their small company.

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Film opens on Thu, Jun 15

LUCKY

LUCKY

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 30 minutes

Lucky is an undocumented immigrant hustling to get by and saving for a green card marriage. Mechanic by day and car thief by night, Lucky is close to achieving his goal. When Lucky's partner in petty crime disappears he naively befriends a local drug dealer, pulling him deeper into the NYC underworld. Lucky soon finds himself in over his head.

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 16
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HARE KRISHNA! THE MANTRA, THE MOVEMENT AND THE SWAMI WHO STARTED IT ALL

HARE KRISHNA! THE MANTRA, THE MOVEMENT AND THE SWAMI WHO STARTED IT ALL

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 30 minutes

HARE KRISHNA! is a documentary on the life of Srila Prabhupada –the 70-year-old Indian Swami who arrived in America with nothing in the turbulent 1960s, and went on to ignite the worldwide cultural revolution of spiritual consciousness known as the Hare Krishna movement. Using never-before-seen archival verite, Prabhupada’s own recorded words, and interviews with his early followers, the film takes the audience behind-the-scenes of a cultural movement born in the artistic and intellectual scene of New York’s Bowery, the hippie mecc..

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 16
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NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND - Studio Ghibli Festival

NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 56 minutes

NAUSICAA, the debut film from Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki tells the story of a young princess, both brave and innocent, who’s love for all living things and passionate determination to understand the processes of nature lead her into terrible danger, sacrifice, and eventual triumph. Set in a devastated future world decimated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects, there is no good or evil, but rather convicting viewpoints, weaknesses, and power struggles. In what many consider to be his masterwork, Miyazaki’s ani..

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Film opens on Tue, Jun 20

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: MOMMIE DEAREST INTERACTIVE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: MOMMIE DEAREST INTERACTIVE

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 9 minutes

Hedda Lettuce presents MOMMIE DEAREST, starring Faye Dunaway as the legendary Joan Crawford. This special event -- a mélange of Rocky Horror and Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit -- will terrify and entertain audiences young and old. Hedda Lettuce weaves her way in and out of the film, interacting with it, while pianist Rachel Kaufman underscores the drama, highlighting the insanity of Faye Dunaway’s performance. About the film:The now-legendary tale of Hollywood superstar Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway) and the lengths she went..

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Film opens on Thu, Jun 22

JAFFE ART THEATRE

NOWHERE TO HIDE

NOWHERE TO HIDE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 26 minutes

NOWHERE TO HIDE follows nurse Nori Sharif through five years of dramatic change in one of the world’s most dangerous and inaccessible areas: the “triangle of death” in central Iraq. Initially filming stories of survivors as American and Coalition troops retreat from Iraq in 2011, conflicts continue with Iraqi militias, and the fleeing population is accompanied by most of the hospital staff; but Nori remains. When ISIS advances on Jalawla in 2014 and takes over the city, he too must flee with his family at a moment’s notice, and tur..

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 23
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GOOD FORTUNE

GOOD FORTUNE

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 26 minutes

Born into impoverished beginnings in East LA, John Paul DeJoria spent his early adulthood in and out of mortorcycle gangs, but transformed his life and built a wildly successful line of hair care products with stylist Paul Mitchell. Proving his success wasn't just a fluke, he then created the largest tequila brand in the world - Patron. A modern day Robin Hood (without the stealing), JP spends his life creating back-to-work programs for the homeless, fighting whale poachers in the Arctic and working on over 100 other philanthropic..

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 23
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FOOD EVOLUTION

FOOD EVOLUTION

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 32 minutes

Amidst a brutally polarized debate marked by passion, suspicion and confusion, FOOD EVOLUTION, by Academy Award-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy, explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film, narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, wrestles with the emotions and the science driving one of the most heated arguments of our time.

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 23
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RIPPED

RIPPED

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 27 minutes

Best buds Harris (Russell Peters) and Reeves (Faizon Love) smoke top secret, CIA weed in 1986 and wake up thirty years later. Now older and fatter, the two decide to take stoner entrepreneurship to an even higher level.

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 23
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SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 5 minutes

Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped redefine the possibilities of animation for American audiences and a generation of new filmmakers. Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, ten-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dream-like spirit world where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods, a place where all kinds of nonhuman beings come to refresh, relax and recharge. Here she encounters a..

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Film opens on Tue, Jun 27

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

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

MARIE CURIE

MARIE CURIE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 40 minutes

A short time after being the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Physics, Marie Curie (Karolina Gruszka) loses her husband Pierre (Charles Berling). In a world dominated by men, shecontinues her research alone, and is the first woman to receive a chair at the Sorbonne in Paris. Shortly thereafter, she begins an affair with scientist Paul Langevin (Arieh Worthalter), and just as soon as it becomes known that she is receiving her second Nobel Prize, the Paris press publishes correspondence between Marie and Paul. Amid her prof..

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 30
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THE SKYJACKER'S TALE

THE SKYJACKER'S TALE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 16 minutes

From award-winning filmmaker Jamie Kastner, THE SKYJACKER’S TALE gives audiences unprecedented access to one of the top five most wanted US fugitives: Ishmael Muslim Ali (formerly LaBeet) is convicted of murdering eight people on a golf course in the US Virgin Islands. After years of trying to get his conviction overturned, he took matters into his own hands and hijacked an American Airlines plane on New Years Eve 1984, and got away with it. Until now. Against the backdrop of his looming extradition to serve eight consecutive life..

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Film opens on Fri, Jun 30
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PONYO - Studio Ghibli Festival

PONYO - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
G  |  1 hour 41 minutes

Perfect for audiences of all ages, PONYO centers on the friendship between five-year-old Sosuke and a magical goldfish name Ponyo, the young daughter of a sorcerer father and a sea-goddess mother. After a chance encounter, Ponyo yearns to become a human so she can be with Sosuke. Hayao Miyazaki’s tale is a beautiful combination of unbridled imagination, visual wonder and tender love, humor, and devotion from the emotional heart of the film.

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 5

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HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. But after this chance meeting, the young girl is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl’s magical moving castle. As the true power of Howl’s wizardry is revealed, and his relationship with Sophie deepens, our young grey heroine finds hers..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 11

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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

FOOTNOTES

FOOTNOTES

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 24 minutes

Inspired by the films of Jacques Demy and Stanley Donen, this musical comedy follows a young woman who must dance between a budding romance, a scheming boss, and co-workers on strike at her new job in a luxury shoe factory.

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 14
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PRINCESS MONONOKE - Studio Ghibli Festival

PRINCESS MONONOKE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 14 minutes

PRINCESS MONONOKE is a landmark of animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods, and nature, the film has been universally acclaimed by critics and broke the box office record on its original release in Japan.While defending his village from a demonic boar-god, the young warrior Ashitaka becomes afflicted with a curse that grants him super-human power in battle but will eventually take his life. Traveling west to find a cure or meet his destiny, he journeys deep into sacred de..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 18

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THE FENCER

THE FENCER

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 39 minutes

A young man, Endel Nelis, flees from the secret police Leningrad and arrives in Estonia in the early 1950s, and finds work as a teacher. After founding a sports club for his students, Endel starts teaching them his great passion – fencing, which causes a conflict with the school’s principal. Envious, the principal starts investigating Endel’s background… When the children want to participate in a national fencing tournament in Leningrad, Endel must make a choice: risk everything to take the children to Leningrad or put his safety f..

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 21
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THE CAT RETURNS - Studio Ghibli Festival

THE CAT RETURNS - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 15 minutes

In this sequel to WHISPER OF THE HEART, a quiet suburban schoolgirl, Haru, is pitched into a fantastical feline world and must find her inner strength to make her way back home. Walking with her friend after a dreary day at school, Haru eyes a cat with a small gift box in its mouth attempting to cross a busy street. The cat fumbles the package in the middle of the road as a truck is rapidly bearing down. Haru manages to scoop the cat away to safety. To her amazement, the cat then gets up on its hind legs, brushes itself off, and th..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 25

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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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

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STRANGE WEATHER

STRANGE WEATHER

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 32 minutes

Written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, STRANGE WEATHER is a lyrical, emotionally rich drama tracking a woman as she travels the deep-south with her best friend in an effort to process her grief over the loss of her son. A story about how to be fully alive when facing death, about forgiveness, grace and redemption. The film stars Oscar® winner Holly Hunter (most recently – The Big Sick, Alan Ball’s in-production HBO series Here, Now, Top of the Lake), and co-stars Carrie Coon (The Leftovers, Fargo, Gone Girl), Kim Coates (Sons..

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 28
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IMPERFECTIONS

IMPERFECTIONS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 46 minutes

Struggling actress Cassidy takes a job as a runner for a diamond importer. Desperate to make enough money to move to Hollywood, Cassidy gets involved in a diamond heist that quickly unravels into a wild web of lies, betrayals & surprises.

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 28
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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

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FUN MOM DINNER

FUN MOM DINNER

Village East Cinema
TBA  |  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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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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