Tenet (2020) on 70mm film

Armed with only one word – Tenet – and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time. | Country: United States, United Kingdom | Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian, Estonian, Norwegian, Hindi

Armed with only one word – Tenet – and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time. | Country: United States, United Kingdom | Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian, Estonian, Norwegian, Hindi

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Drive-Away Dolls (2024)

A comedy caper from one-half of the Coen brothers, written with his wife, Tricia Cooke. Bemoaning yet another breakup with a girlfriend, free spirit Jamie and his ex’s demure friend Marian embark on an impromptu road trip in search of a fresh start, only to get mixed up a group of inept criminals. | Country: United Kingdom, United States | Language: English

A comedy caper from one-half of the Coen brothers, written with his wife, Tricia Cooke. Bemoaning yet another breakup with a girlfriend, free spirit Jamie and his ex’s demure friend Marian embark on an impromptu road trip in search of a fresh start, only to get mixed up a group of inept criminals. | Country: United Kingdom, United States | Language: English

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Stage and Screen: Vanya (2024) - National Theatre Live

Filmed live during its sold-out run in London’s West End, Andrew Scott (Fleabag, 2023’s All of Us Strangers) brings hopes, dreams, and regrets into sharp focus in this extraordinary one-man adaptation exploring the complexities of human emotions. | Country: United Kingdom | Language: English

Filmed live during its sold-out run in London’s West End, Andrew Scott (Fleabag, 2023’s All of Us Strangers) brings hopes, dreams, and regrets into sharp focus in this extraordinary one-man adaptation exploring the complexities of human emotions. | Country: United Kingdom | Language: English

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Perfect Days (2023)

2023 Cannes Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and Best Actor winner. From legendary director Wim Wenders, a sweet slice-of-life drama about a janitor in Tokyo. Nominated for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. | Country: Japan, Germany | Language: Japanese, English

2023 Cannes Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and Best Actor winner. From legendary director Wim Wenders, a sweet slice-of-life drama about a janitor in Tokyo. Nominated for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. | Country: Japan, Germany | Language: Japanese, English

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American Fiction (2023)

Academy Award winner, Best Adapted Screenplay. TIFF 2023 People’s Choice Award. Thelonious “Monk” Ellison’s writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Cord Jefferson’s hilarious directorial debut confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. | Country: United States | Language: English

Academy Award winner, Best Adapted Screenplay. TIFF 2023 People’s Choice Award. Thelonious “Monk” Ellison’s writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Cord Jefferson’s hilarious directorial debut confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. | Country: United States | Language: English

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Amélie (2001)

One person can change your life forever. At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie accidentally discovers a gift for helping others, and spends her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. | Country: France, Germany | Language: French, English, Russian

One person can change your life forever. At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie accidentally discovers a gift for helping others, and spends her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. | Country: France, Germany | Language: French, English, Russian

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Winter Sucks 2024: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

The first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave. | Country: United States | Language: Persian with English subtitles

The first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave. | Country: United States | Language: Persian with English subtitles

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To Kill a Tiger (2023)

Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. Ranjit, a farmer in India, takes on the fight of his life when he demands justice for his 13-year-old daughter, the victim of a brutal gang rape. His decision to support his daughter is virtually unheard of, and his journey unprecedented. | Country: Canada | Language: Hindi, Nagpuri with English subtitles

Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. Ranjit, a farmer in India, takes on the fight of his life when he demands justice for his 13-year-old daughter, the victim of a brutal gang rape. His decision to support his daughter is virtually unheard of, and his journey unprecedented. | Country: Canada | Language: Hindi, Nagpuri with English subtitles

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God & Country (2024)

Take a deep look at the implications of Christian Nationalism and how it distorts not only our constitutional republic, but Christianity itself. | Country: United States | Language: English

Take a deep look at the implications of Christian Nationalism and how it distorts not only our constitutional republic, but Christianity itself. | Country: United States | Language: English

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2024 SAG Awards Watch Party

Join us at the Film Center for a Screen Actors Guild Awards Watch Party! One of awards season’s premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion picture and television performances of the year.

Join us at the Film Center for a Screen Actors Guild Awards Watch Party! One of awards season’s premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion picture and television performances of the year.

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The Boy and the Heron (2023)

Bonus content coming March 22! Academy Award winner, Best Animated Feature. A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. Opening film of the 2023 Toronto Film Festival. | Country: Japan | Language: English; select screenings in Japanese with English subtitles

Bonus content coming March 22! Academy Award winner, Best Animated Feature. A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. Opening film of the 2023 Toronto Film Festival. | Country: Japan | Language: English; select screenings in Japanese with English subtitles

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Kendal Mountain Tour 2024

Join us on a cinematic journey through the world’s most breathtaking landscapes with a selection of award winning films showcasing the year’s most daring feats of courage and tales of human resilience.

Join us on a cinematic journey through the world’s most breathtaking landscapes with a selection of award winning films showcasing the year’s most daring feats of courage and tales of human resilience.

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Tenet (2020)

Armed with only one word – Tenet – and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time. | Country: United States, United Kingdom | Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian, Estonian, Norwegian, Hindi

Armed with only one word – Tenet – and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time. | Country: United States, United Kingdom | Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian, Estonian, Norwegian, Hindi

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Cult 101: Frailty (2002)

Bill Paxton stars in his unnerving first feature as director – a psychological thriller centered on the FBI’s search for a serial killer who believes that he has been commanded by God to kill demons disguised as people. | Country: United States, Germany | Language: English

Bill Paxton stars in his unnerving first feature as director – a psychological thriller centered on the FBI’s search for a serial killer who believes that he has been commanded by God to kill demons disguised as people. | Country: United States, Germany | Language: English

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Poor Things (2023)

Four-time Academy Award winner, including Best Actress for Emma Stone. She’s like nothing you’ve ever seen. This is the incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. Winner of two Golden Globes and named Best Film at the 2023 Venice Film Festival. | Country: United States, Ireland, United Kingdom | Language: English

Four-time Academy Award winner, including Best Actress for Emma Stone. She’s like nothing you’ve ever seen. This is the incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. Winner of two Golden Globes and named Best Film at the 2023 Venice Film Festival. | Country: United States, Ireland, United Kingdom | Language: English

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The Zone of Interest (2023)

Academy Award winner, Best International Feature and Best Sound. 2023 Cannes Grand Prix and FIPRESCI Prize winner. The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. | Country: United State, United Kingdom, Poland | Language: German, Polish, Yiddish

Academy Award winner, Best International Feature and Best Sound. 2023 Cannes Grand Prix and FIPRESCI Prize winner. The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. | Country: United State, United Kingdom, Poland | Language: German, Polish, Yiddish

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Lisa Frankenstein (2024)

A playfully horrific coming of RAGE love story about a misunderstood teenager and her high school crush, who happens to be a handsome corpse. The debut feature from director Zelda Williams with screenplay by acclaimed writer Diablo Cody (2009’s Jennifer’s Body). | Country: United States | Language: English

A playfully horrific coming of RAGE love story about a misunderstood teenager and her high school crush, who happens to be a handsome corpse. The debut feature from director Zelda Williams with screenplay by acclaimed writer Diablo Cody (2009’s Jennifer’s Body). | Country: United States | Language: English

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New Spring Season Program: Femme Fatalities

An amazing selection of horror feature and short films made by women, curated by filmmakers Jenn Wexler and Hope Madden.

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