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Force Majeure

Wednesday, November 5 at 7:00 pm
Landmark Cinemas 6 Jackson Square

Director: Ruben Ostlund
Country: Sweden | 2014
Language: Swedish with English Subtitles
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Runtime: 118 min
Rating: 14A

Official Selection - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2014
Official Selection - TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014

A Swedish family travels to the French Alps to enjoy a few days of skiing and spend some precious time with each other. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but, during a lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down. With diners fleeing in all directions, mother Ebba calls for her husband Tomas as she tries to protect their children. Tomas, meanwhile, is running for his life... Reality returns to embarrassed laughter, the anticipated disaster having failed to occur, and yet the family's world has been shaken to its core. Tomas' unexpected action leads them to evaluate their roles and assumptions, a question mark hanging over their father in particular. With the end of the holiday approaching, Tomas and Ebba's marriage hangs in the bal- ance as Tomas struggles desperately to reclaim his role as family patriarch. FORCE MAJEURE is an observational comedy about the role of the male in modern family life.


Whiplash

Wednesday, November 19 at 7:00 pm
Landmark Cinemas 6 Jackson Square

Director: Damien Chazelle
Country: USA | 2014
Language: English
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 105 min
Rating: 14A

Grand Jury Prize - SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2014
Audience Award - SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2014
Official Selection - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2014
Official Selection - TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014

Andrew Neiman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band, forever changing the young man's life. Andrew's passion to achieve perfection quickly spirals into obsession, as his ruthless teacher continues to push him to the brink of both his ability - and his sanity.


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