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Upcoming Films

Concert for George Harrison

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The sweet, solemn music of George Harrison... has rarely sounded more majestic than in the sweeping performances of the enlarged star-studded band that gathered in London at Royal Albert Hall." –The New York Times

Celebrate George Harrison’s 75th birthday with a special theatrical event screening of CONCERT FOR GEORGE, produced by his family after his death and released in partnership with Apple Corp, the official Beatles label, and George Harrison’s estate. The concert features performances by Eric Clapton, Joe Brown, Dhani Harrison, Jools Holland, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty, Monty Python, Ravi & Anoushka Shankar, Ringo Starr and more. Presented in beautifully digitized form in full surround sound for the first time! (U.K., 2001/2018, 100m, Abramorama)

February 25 Only

A Fantastic Women

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***** … It may be a timely film, but it is its timelessness, as well as its depths of compassion, that qualify it as a great one.” –The Guardian

Two lovers, Marina, a waitress and aspiring singer, and Orlando, who runs a small business, are planning for the future when Orlando suddenly falls ill. Suspected by Orlando’s family and the police, Marina, a trans woman, becomes an outcast. Sebastian Lelio’s rich and moving film follows as Marina struggles for the right to be herself, battling the forces of intolerance. (Chile, 2017, 104m, Sony Pictures Classics)

Starts March 2

The Young Karl Marx

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**** … an intense, fervent film about the early development of communism … absorbing and even gripping” –The Guardian

From the creator of I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO comes the story of a 26-year-old writer, researcher and radical, with his wife Jenny, takes the road to exile. It’s the mid-1840s, amidst the explosive changes of the Industrial Revolution. When the Karl Marx meets Friedrich Engels, the well-to-do son of a factory owner obsessed with the exploitation of workers, a new vision of the world begins to take shape. And neither of the two men had yet reached the age of 30, and their manifesto was taking shape … (France-U.K., 2017, 118m)

Starts March 2

Humor Me

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It’s one of the best films of its kind, along with Albert Brooks’ MOTHER and IN HER SHOES, in which a floundering adult gets back on track with help from a senior-age parent (or grandparent). … smart, warm and authentic thanks to Clement’s enjoyably hangdog turn and Hoffman’s wonderfully incisive script.” –Los Angeles Times

A once-acclaimed New York playwright (Jemaine Clement), is struggling to finish his new play when his wife (Maria Dizzia) leaves him, taking their son. Desolate, broke and unable to pay the rent, Nate begrudgingly moves in with his widowed father (Elliott Gould), in his New Jersey retirement golf community who makes a joke of everything … and drives his son crazy. Sam Hoffman’s charming film explores the landscape of family with a sharp eye for the amusing, telling details. (U.S., 2017, 93m, Dada Films)

Starts March 9