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September 7-17, 2023

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THU.11.SEP at 9:00am [2014]


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LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18

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Lu Zhang
In this charmingly off-kilter romantic comedy, a Beijing university professor visits the ancient Korean capital of Gyeongju on a nostalgic quest… 
CastHae-il Park, Min-a Shin, Jin-seo Yoon, Tae-H…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$14A

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Mario Martone
A luminously beautiful biopic of the celebrated eighteenth-century Italian poet, essayist and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi, who created immortal… 
CastElio Germano, Michele Riondino, Massimo Popo…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$PG

THU.11.SEP at 10:00am [2014]


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Two decades after forging an unlikely alliance in Pol Pot's Cambodia, a French ethnologist and a former Khmer Rouge official meet again after th… 
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LanguageFrench   CountryCambodia
SP$14A

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Neil Young, Dean Stockwell
The director's cut version of Neil Young's mind-bending 1982 post-apocalyptic musical comedy, in which the rock legend writes, directs and stars… 
CastNeil Young, Dean Stockwell, Devo, Russ Tambl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

THU.11.SEP at 11:30am [2014]


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Bruno Dumont
A clueless police inspector stumbles his way through a provincial murder investigation, in this shocking — and shockingly funny — change of pace… 
CastAlane Delhaye, Lucy Caron, Bernard Pruvost, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18A

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Noah Baumbach
Noah Baumbach's exploration of aging, ambition and success, stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage … 
CastAmanda Seyfried, Naomi Watts, Ben Stiller, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

THU.11.SEP at 11:45am [2014]


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LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18

THU.11.SEP at 12:00pm [2014]


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Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmo…
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a de… 
CastKristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

THU.11.SEP at 12:15pm [2014]


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Andrew Lau, Andrew Loo
Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, this dizzying, decade-spanning crime saga from Hong Kong directors Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) and Andr… 
CastRay Liotta, Justin Chon, Kevin Wu, Harry Shu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

THU.11.SEP at 12:30pm [2014]


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Fan Lixin
Lixin Fan, director of the award-winning Last Train Home, takes a very different look at contemporary China with this documentary that follows t… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
DOC$PG

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Maya Forbes
Set in the late ’70s, a manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by taking responsibility of their two young daughters. The … 
CastMark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Lisandro Alonso
In the dazzlingly ambitious new film from Argentinian auteur Lisandro Alonso (Los Muertos, Liverpool), a 19th-century Danish general (Viggo Mort… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Viilbjork Malling Agger, Gh…
LanguageSpanish/Danish   CountryDenmark/Argentina/Me…
WL$14A

THU.11.SEP at 2:15pm [2014]


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Rakhshan Bani-Etemad
Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative… 
CastGolab Adineh, Farhad Aslani, Mohammadreza Fo…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWS$PG

THU.11.SEP at 2:30pm [2014]


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Bill Pohlad
Focusing on Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys, Love & Mercy paints an unconventional portrait of the a… 
CastPaul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, Pau…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

THU.11.SEP at 3:00pm [2014]


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Yann Demange
A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe… 
CastJack O'Connell, Paul Anderson, Richard Dorme…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$18A

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Fabrice Du Welz
When Gloria and Michel meet on a dating site, nothing suggests the destructive and murderous passion that will be born of their crazy love. Alle… 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
VAN$R

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Lynn Shelton
Following a dismal high school reunion and a disastrous proposal of marriage, a going-nowhere twentysomething (Keira Knightley) falls in with a … 
Cast
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Ben, a young man who works as a hunting guide, gets a job of a lifetime when he is hired by Madec, a wealthy businessman from Los Angeles, to hu… 
CastMichael Douglas, Jeremy Irvine, Hannah Manga…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

THU.11.SEP at 3:15pm [2014]


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Sergei Loznitsa
Celebrated Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa (In the Fog) creates one of the essential cinematic experiences of our time with this epic, formal… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUkrainian   CountryUkraine
WL$14A

THU.11.SEP at 4:00pm [2014]


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July Jung
Banished to provincial purgatory after a censure for misconduct, a former star of the Seoul police force finds her maternal instincts unexpected… 
CastDoona Bae, Sae-ron Kim, Sae-Byeok Song, Hie-…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$14A

THU.11.SEP at 4:30pm [2014]


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Sophie Barthes
Mia Wasikowska stars as the disgruntled provincial wife yearning to breathe free in this gorgeously shot adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's classi… 
CastMia Wasikowska, Laura Carmichael, Ezra Mille…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

THU.11.SEP at 4:45pm [2014]


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Andrey Zvyagintsev
Kolia lives in a small fishing town near the Barents Sea. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with hi… 
CastAlexey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Vladimir …
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
MAST$14A

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Ethan Hawke
Ethan Hawke directs this intimate documentary portrait of classical pianist, composer, author, teacher and sage Seymour Bernstein. Ethan Hawke:… 
CastSeymour Bernstein
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

THU.11.SEP at 5:00pm [2014]


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Sergei Parajanov
A painstaking restoration of Sergei Parajanov's 1968 masterpiece, a highly unconventional biopic of the 19th-century Armenian poet Sayat Nova re… 
CastSofiko Chiaureli, Melkon Alekian, Vilen Galu…
LanguageArmenian   CountryArmenia
CTQFree14A

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Xavier Dolan, Bruce Greenwood and Catherine Keener star in this big-screen adaptation of the play by Nicolas Billon about a psychiatrist who is … 
CastBruce Greenwood, Xavier Dolan, Catherine Kee…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Martti Helde
In 1941, an Estonian woman and her young daughter struggle to find their way home after being deported to Siberia by the Soviet occupiers, in th… 
CastLaura Peterson, Mirt Preegel, Tarmo Song, In…
LanguageEstonian   CountryEstonia
CWC$14A

THU.11.SEP at 5:45pm [2014]


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Jonathan Nossiter
Jonathan Nossiter follows up his hit 2004 docuementary Mondovino with this profile of four radical vineyard propietors in Italy, who are strivin… 
CastPaula Prandini, Alberto Sordi, Giovanna Tiez…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DOC$G

THU.11.SEP at 6:00pm [2014]


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Denys Arcand
 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$R

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Takashi Miike
A star, Miyuki Goto (Ko Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to … 
CastKo Shibasaki, Ebizo Ichikawa, Miho Nakanishi…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VAN$R

THU.11.SEP at 6:30pm [2014]


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Martin Scorsese, David Tedes…
In this Mavericks presentation, the screening of the film will be followed by a conversation with director David Tedeschi, Bob Silvers, and othe… 
CastTimothy Garton Ash, James Baldwin, Mary Bear…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Pedro Costa
The highly anticipated new film by Portuguese auteur Pedro Costa, Cavalo Dinheiro is the follow-up to Costa’s landmark Fontainhas trilogy (Ossos… 
CastVentura, Vitalina Varela, Tito Furtado
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal/Creole
WL$14A

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Edward Zwick
In this remarkable true story set in the height of the Cold War, chess legend Bobby Fischer is locked in a gripping championship clash with the … 
CastTobey Maguire, Live Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaa…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Nick Broomfield
Perennially provocative documentarian Nick Broomfield (Aileen Wournos: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Biggie and Tupac) digs into the case of the … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DOC$18A

THU.11.SEP at 7:00pm [2014]


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Sarik Andreasyan
Two brothers with troubled pasts become embroiled in a high-stakes bank robbery, in this indie action thriller. 
CastAdrien Brody, Hayden Christensen, Jordana Br…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Kelvin Kyung Kun Park
Multi-media artist Kelvin Kyung Kun Park looks back to the “heroic age” of heavy industry in 1960s South Korea and the contemporary ruins of tho… 
CastUnknown
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$PG

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Oscar Ruiz Navia
A sweet-natured look at young adults in search of both a good time and a higher purpose, Colombian director Oscar Ruiz Navia's follow-up to his … 
CastJovan Alexis Marquinez Angulo “Ras” and Calv…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/Argentina
DISC$PG

THU.11.SEP at 7:15pm [2014]


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Liew Seng Tat
The superstitious inhabitants of a small Malaysian village go to ever sillier extremes to exorcize the "ghost" they believe is haunting a dilapi… 
CastWan Hanafi Su, Soffi Jikan, Harun Salim Bach…
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
CWC$PG

THU.11.SEP at 7:30pm [2014]


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Ernesto Daranas
Chala is an 11-year-old with an attitude problem and a difficult life. When his teacher Carmela, the only person who Chala respects, takes a sho… 
Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba
CWC$PG

THU.11.SEP at 8:00pm [2014]


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Jefferson Moneo
Martha Barlow has a dark personal history she’d rather not remember and more skeletons in her closet than she’d care to admit. After her teenage… 
CastNadia Litz, Justin Kelly, Stephen McHattie, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$18A

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Ruba Nadda
Helen, a doctor mourning the sudden passing of her beloved husband, has retreated to their beautiful island cabin to put his things in order. Un… 
CastPatricia Clarkson, Scott Speedman, Tim Roth,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

THU.11.SEP at 8:30pm [2014]


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Jonas Govaerts
Young, imaginative 12-year-old Sam heads off to camp with his Cub Scouts pack. In the woods, he stumbles upon a strange tree house and a masked,… 
CastEvelien Bosmans, Stef Aerts, Titus De Voogdt…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
MM$R

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Dieudo Hamadi
Director Dieudo Hamadi follows a group of teenagers in his hometown of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo, whose struggles to pass th… 
CastUnknown
LanguageLingala/French   CountryCongo
DOC$PG

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Naomi Kawase
Facing both family tragedy and the unpredictable rhythms of nature, two teenagers on a subtropical Japanese island find solace in each other, in… 
CastNijiro Murakami, Jun Yoshinaga, Miyuki Matsu…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

THU.11.SEP at 8:45pm [2014]


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Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Three orphaned siblings find themselves battling with a corrupt local police chief over ownership of their mother’s ancestral home, in this play… 
CastYerbolat Yerzhan, Aidyn Sakhaman, Aliya Zain…
LanguageKazakh   CountryKazakhstan
CWC$18A

THU.11.SEP at 9:00pm [2014]


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Thomas McCarthy
Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max s… 
CastAdam Sandler, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Elle…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Joel Lamangan
A middle-aged domestic worker remains fiercely loyal to her employer even as it draws her ever deeper into the dirty world of human trafficking,… 
CastNora Aunor, Romnick Sarmenta, Rosanna Roces,…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
CWC$14A

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Marjane Satrapi
An awkward young shipping clerk (Ryan Reynolds) goes off his strict regimen of antipsychotics — with horrifyingly hilarious results — in this de… 
CastRyan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$$18

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Panos H. Koutras
Following the death of their mother, two brothers undertake an odyssey from Athens to Thessaloniki in search of the father they have never met, … 
CastKostas Nikouli, Nikos Gelia, Aggelos Papadim…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$14A

THU.11.SEP at 9:15pm [2014]


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Hajooj Kuka, Hisham Haj Omar
Director Hajooj Kuka immerses us in the world of the Sudanese farmers, herders and rebels of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountain regions, who defian… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySudan
DOC$PG

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Chang Jung-Chi
Three high school boys discover that there may be more than meets the eye in the apparent suicide of a pretty classmate, in this engrossing myst… 
CastWu Chien-ho, Deng Yu-kai, Cheng Kai-yuan, Ya…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
CWC$18A

THU.11.SEP at 9:30pm [2014]


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Andrea Di Stefano
An American surfer (Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games) meets the girl of his dreams — but gets a brutal (sur)reality check when he meets her unc… 
CastBenicio del Toro, Josh Hutcherson, Claudia T…
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance
GALA$$18

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Im Kwon-taek
A middle-aged man who has recently lost his wife to cancer indulges in fantasies about a young woman at his work in the new film from Korean mas… 
CastAhn Sung-ki, Kim Qyu-ri,Kim Ho-jung
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

THU.11.SEP at 9:45pm [2014]


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Seong-hoon Kim
A luckless police detective becomes the target of blackmail after trying to cover up a hit-and-run in this wild neo-noir thriller. Detective Go… 
CastSeon-gyun Lee, Jin-woong Jo, Man-shik Jeong
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$PG

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Juris Kursietis
In this tough but compassionate coming-of-age drama, a Latvian teenager with a serious gambling addiction sets out to find his long-lost father.… 
CastKristers Piksa, Rezija Kalnina
LanguageLatvian   CountryLatvia
CWC$14A

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CastFabrizio Rongione, Christelle Prot Landmann,…
LanguageFrench/Italian   CountryFrance/Italy
WL$14A

THU.11.SEP at 10:00pm [2014]


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Matt Shakman
A small-town Montana mechanic yearning to move to the big city (Liam Hemsworth) finds what may be his ticket out when he comes into possession o… 
CastJohn Malkovich, Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce De…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$18

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Morten Tyldum
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to… 
CastBenedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

THU.11.SEP at 11:59pm [2014]


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Matthew Kennedy, Adam Brooks
From members of Winnipeg’s infamous Astron-6 collective comes a loving homage and absurdist send-up of the Italian giallo genre. Rey Ciso was on… 
CastUdo Kier, Tristan Risk, Matthew Kennedy, Ada…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$R