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The Brand New Testament

Wednesday, February 17
7:00 pm

Landmark Cinemas 6, Jackson Square


Director: Jaco Van Dormael
Country: Belgium | 2015
Language: French w/English Subtitles
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 113 minutes
Rating: 14A

2016 Golden Globes - Best Foreign Language Motion Picture Nominee
2016 Academy Awards - Best Foreign Language Film Official Submission, Belgium
2015 Cannes Film Festival - Official Selection

What if God were an angry family man from Brussels who sat at his computer in his dressing gown, dreaming up commandments to amuse himself and annoy everyone else? And what if his daughter, in a fit of childish pique, decided to change the rules and write a brand New Testament?

This gloriously imaginative comedy answers all these questions with a series of affectionately funny twists on religion and society.


Synecdoche, New York

Sunday, February 28
4:00 pm

Mills Hardware

Director: Charlie Kaufman
Country: USA 2008
Language: English
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 124 minutes
Rating: 14A

2008 Cannes Film Festival - Nominee Palme d'Or

Charlie Kaufman's 2008 directorial debut is a cryptic, demanding, depressing, confrontational, and self-indulgent masterpiece. Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. He gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in New York City, hoping to create a work of brutal honesty. He directs them in a celebration of the mundane, instructing each to live out their constructed lives in a growing mockup of the city outside.

 


Anomalisa

Wednesday, March 9 at
7:00 p.m.

Landmark Cinemas 6 Jackson Square

Director: Charlie Kaufman
Country: USA | 2015
Language: English
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 90
Minutes Rating: 18A

2016 Academy Awards - Best Animated Feature Nominee
2016 Golden Globes - Best Animated Feature Nominee
2015 Toronto International Film Festival - Official Selection
2015 Telluride Film Festival - Official Selection
2015 Venice Film Festival - Official Selection

Stop-motion animated 2016 Academy Award nominee Anomalisa marks another brilliant and utterly distinctive highlight in Charlie Kaufman's (Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Adaptation, Synecdoche New York) filmography, and a thought-provoking treat for fans of introspective cinema. Michael Stone, husband, father and respected author is on a business trip to Cincinnati. He is amazed to discover a possible escape from his desperation in the form of an unassuming Akron baked goods sales rep, Lisa, who may or may not be the love of his life.

 


Kiki's Delivery Service

Sunday, March 13
2:00 p.m.

Art Gallery of Hamilton - Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Pavilion

Kids Club March Break Screening


Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Country: Japan | 1989
Language: English
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Runtime: 102 Minutes
Rating: G

From the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, Kiki's Delivery Service is the beloved story of a resourceful young witch who uses her broom to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight in a moment of self-doubt. Rarely has the animator's art been so brilliantly rendered as in this delightfully imaginative film - a beautiful and timeless story of a young girl finding her way in the world.

 


 

TBA

Sunday, March 20
4:00 p.m.

Mills Hardware

 


All the Time in the World

Wednesday, March 23
7:00 p.m.

Landmark Cinemas 6, Jackson Square

In partnership with Bell Media Hot Docs Showcase


Director: Suzanne Crocker
Country: Canada | 2014
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 80 Minutes
Rating: 14A

2014 Vancouver International Film Festival - Winner, Most Popular Canadian Documentary Film
2015 Hot Docs - Audience Choice Top 20

Suzanne Crocker and her husband left their jobs and set forth with three children, two cats and one dog to spend nine months living in a small cabin with no road access, no electricity or running water and not a single clock. By living their lives dictated by the passing of the seasons, their family comes together to rediscover themselves within the natural world. Set in the breathtaking wildness of Canada's Yukon Territory and filmed entirely off the grid without an external crew, All the Time in the World crafts an intimate and heartwarming portrait of a family in search of deeper connection.

 


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