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Mr. Turner

Wednesday, April 8 at 7:00 pm
Landmark Cinemas 6 Jackson Square

Director: Mike Leigh
Country: UK | 2014
Language:  English
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 150 min
Rating: 14A

Official Website

2014 Toronto Film Festival - Official Selection
2014 Cannes Film Festival - Official Selection, Winner; Best Actor
2014 New York Film Festival - Official Selection
2014 London Film Festival - Official Selection
2015 Academy Awards Nominee - Best Achievement in Cinematography, Costume Design, Original Score, Production Design

MR. TURNER explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851).

Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies.

Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, and is both celebrated and reviled by the public and by royalty.


The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Sunday, April 19 at 4:00 pm
Landmark Cinemas 6 Jackson Square

Director: Jacques Demy
Country: France | 1964
Language:  French with English Subtitles
Genre: Musical/Drama
Runtime: 91 min
Rating: PG

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1964 Cannes Film Festival - Winner; Palme d’Or, OCIC Award, Technical Grand Prize
1965 Academy Awards Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film
1966 Academy Awards Nominee - Best Writing, Story and Screenplay, Best Original Song, Best Score

An angelically beautiful Catherine Deneuve was launched to stardom by this dazzling musical heart-tugger from Jacques Demy. She plays an umbrella-shop owner’s delicate daughter, glowing with first love for a handsome garage mechanic, played by Nino Castelnuovo. When the boy is shipped off to fight in Algeria, the two lovers must grow up quickly. Exquisitely designed in a kaleidoscope of colors, and told entirely through the lilting songs of the great composer Michel Legrand, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is one of the most revered and unorthodox movie musicals of all time.


Merchants of Doubt

Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00 pm
Landmark Cinemas 6 Jackson Square

Director: Robert Kenner
Country: USA | 2014
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 96 min
Rating: PG

Official Website

Official Selection 2014 Toronto International Film Festival
Official Selection 2014 Telluride Film Festival
Official Selection 2014 New York Film Festival

Merchants of Doubt takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner (Food Inc.) lifts the curtain on a secretive group of highly charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities - yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from toxic chemicals to pharmaceuticals to climate change.


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  • Wednesday, May 20, 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 24, 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 17, 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 8, 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 2, 7:00 p.m.
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