ASK DR. RUTH: Starts Friday, May 3rd

Viewing: May 3, 2019

Watch Trailer Director: Ryan White
Cast: Ruth K. Westheimer

Ask Dr. Ruth chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist. With her diminutive frame, thick German accent, and uninhibited approach to sex therapy and education, Dr. Ruth transformed the conversation around sexuality. As she approaches her 90th birthday and shows no signs of slowing down, Dr. Ruth revisits her painful past and unlikely path to a career at the forefront of the sexual revolution.

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Running Time: 100 MIN100 MIN
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THE BEACH BUM: Last Day Sunday, April 7th

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Watch Trailer Director: Harmony Korine
Writer(s): Harmony Korine
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, Snoop Dogg, Jonah Hill

THE BEACH BUM follows the hilarious misadventures of Moondog (Matthew McConaughey), a rebellious rogue who always lives life by his own rules. Co-starring Snoop Dog, Zac Efron, and Isla Fisher, THE BEACH BUM is a refreshingly original and subversive new comedy from director Harmony Korine (Kids, Spring Breakers).

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Running Time: 95 minutes95 MIN
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The Beach Bum works by never losing its tonal statement that all that really matters is what matters to you ... man.

Brian Tallerico
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EVERYBODY KNOWS: Last Day Sunday, April 7th

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Watch Trailer Director: Asghar Farhadi
Writer(s): Asghar Farhadi
Cast: Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darín

The film follows Laura (Cruz) on her travels from Argentina to her small home town in Spain for her sister’s wedding, bringing her two children along for the occasion. Amid the joyful reunion and festivities, the eldest daughter is abducted. In the tense days that follow, various family and community tensions surface and deeply hidden secrets are revealed.

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Running Time: 132 minutes132 MIN
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A quietly gripping examination of societal divisions, of class, of secrets that bind us together and pull us apart.

Steve Pond
TheWrap
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APOLLO 11: Last Day Sunday, April 7th

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Watch Trailer Director: Todd Douglas Miller

From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the hear t of NASA’s most celebrated mission—the one that first put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future.

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Running Time: 93 min93 MIN
G Rated
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This doesn't just feel like a movie. It gives you the sensation that you've been transported right into the middle of history.

David Fear
Rolling Stone
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SHOPLIFTERS

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Watch Trailer Director: Hirokazu Koreedo
Cast: Lily Franky, Sakura Ando, Mayu Matsuoka

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them…

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards

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Running Time: 121 minutes121 MIN
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It's impossible to experience the deep-seated compassion of this film and not be moved to tears.

Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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CAPERNAUM

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Watch Trailer Director: Nadine Labaki
Writer(s): Nadine Labaki, Jihad Hojeily, Michelle Kesrounani
Cast: Zain Al Rafeea

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Nadine Labaki’s CAPERNAUM (“Chaos”) tells the story of Zain (Zain al Rafeea), a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the “crime” of giving him life. CAPERNAUM follows Zain, a gutsy streetwise child as he flees his negligent parents, survives through his wits on the streets, takes care of Ethiopian refugee Rahil (Yordanos Shiferaw) and her baby son, Yonas (Boluwatife Treasure Bankole), being jailed for a crime, and finally, seeks justice in a courtroom.

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards

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Running Time: 123 minutes123 MIN
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A searing, unforgettable work.

Soren Andersen
Seattle Times
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HAIL SATAN?

Watch Trailer Director: Penny Lane

Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). 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. As charming and funny as it is thought-provoking, Hail Satan? offers a timely look at a group of often misunderstood outsiders whose unwavering commitment to social and political justice has empowered thousands of people around the world.

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Running Time: 95 min95 MIN
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Wickedly funny, fascinating and niftily made, this crowd-pleaser will reign at festivals and prove, yet again, that the devil always has the best tunes.

Leslie Felperin
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BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

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Watch Trailer Director: Bryan Singer
Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (played by Rami Malek in an inspired, Oscar-winning performance), who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. In the process, cementing the legacy of a band that were always more like a family, and who continue to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

Nominated for 5 Academy Awards, including:

  • Best Picture

  • Best Lead Actor (Rami Malek) *WINNER*

  • Best Film Editing *WINNER*

  • Best Sound Editing *WINNER*

  • Best Sound Mixing *WINNER*

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Running Time: 134 min134 MIN
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It's hard to come up with someone who would have been better than Malek. To his credit, he does the one thing that would most seem impossible: In the stage scenes, he makes you believe he's Freddie Mercury.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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NEVER LOOK AWAY: Last Day Wednesday, March 20th

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Watch Trailer Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Writer(s): Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Cast: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer
Language: Subtitled in English

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, NEVER LOOK AWAY tells the story of a young art student, Kurt (Tom Schilling) who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie (Paula Beer). Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband (Sebastian Koch), a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and vows to destroy the relationship. What neither of them knows is that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime Seeband committed decades ago.

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography at this year’s Academy Awards

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Running Time: 189 minutes189 MIN
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The title of "Never Look Away" is deliciously ironic: This is one of the most mesmerizing, compulsively watchable films in theaters right now.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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COLD WAR

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Watch Trailer Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Cast: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc

Cold War is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, it’s the tale of a couple separated by politics, character flaws and unfortunate twists of fate – an impossible love story in impossible times.

Nominated for 3 Academy Awards, including:

  • Best Foreign Language Picture

  • Best Director (Pawel Pawlikowski)

  • Cinematography

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Running Time: 89 minutes89 MIN
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Luminously shot in black and white, with every frame artfully composed, Pawel Pawlikowski's powerful "Cold War"....casts a spell over audiences.

Gary M. Kramer
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