Ansi meets Holappa, and these two lonely souls feel they are meant for each other, but Fate may have other ideas... Aki Kaurismäki crafts a poignant and pertinent comedy which picked up the Jury Prize at Cannes.
Cinema Salon: The Godfather, Part II
Coppola's majesterial sequel enriches and expands on the themes of the first film. Robert De Niro is the young Vito Corleone in flashbacks. Al Pacino tries to fill his father's shoes at the head of the family. Guest: Federico Fuoco.
In this poignant collaborative project, a trio of Indigenous west coast changemakers from the Nlaka'pamux, shíshálh and the Secwépemc Nations are learning and documenting the traditional cultural teachings and legacies of their Elders.
Orlando, My Political Biography
Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, the transgressive novel is used as a framework to investigate the very real contemporary struggles of trans and non-binary people. Winner of the Teddy Award and Encounters Jury Prize at Berlin Film Festival.
A TV star (Natalie Portman) spends several days studying her next real life subject, Gracie (Julianne Moore), who became a tabloid sensation 20 years before, when she had an affair with a seventh grade student -- who is now her husband.
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Studio Ghibli Part 3 | All Ages Welcome!
Our year of Ghibli draws to a close with the final four films of the complete retrospective and a special live music event.
Isabel Leong's Ghibli Jazz Orchestra Performs the Music of Joe Hisaishi
Groove to the sounds of Ghibli! Isabel Leong's Ghibli Jazz Orchestra is composed of musicians who share a love of Studio Ghibli films, video games, and anime. Their arrangements draw inspiration from big band, wind ensemble and orchestral music.
The Wind Rises
Miyazaki's first "retirement" film is inspired by the life of Jiro Horikoshi, a young man much like the filmmaker, who grew up to be a designer and engineer, and who is best known for the "Zero" fighter plane, a masterpiece of aerodynamics.
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Discovered inside a stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl lights up the life of a childless woodcutter and his wife – even if they're a little perplexed by the lightning speed with which this magical new-born begins to crawl, walk, and talk.
When Marnie Was There
A delicate, heartwarming story of a lonely child and the mysterious new friend she meets from across the bay... "Timeless... bursting with colour and detail... it arrives like a classic heirloom uncovered and restored for contemporary eyes." Variety
Earwig and the Witch
Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple takes her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish witch. The headstrong young girl discovers a world of spells and potions.
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