Vortex (2022)

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Director: Gaspar Noé Run Time: 142 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Starring: Alex Lutz, Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun

Country: France, Belgium, Monaco
Language: French

Ohio Premiere presented at the Film Center as part of Cinema Columbus 2022.

Life is a short party that will soon be forgotten. Gaspar Noé's immersive split-screen meditation on mortality follows the last days of an elderly couple stricken by dementia. World Premiere at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.

The Innocents (2022)

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Director: Eskil Vogt Run Time: 117 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Alva Brynsmo Ramstad, Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Mina Yasmin Bremseth Asheim, Rakel Lenora Fløttum, Sam Ashraf

Country: Norway
Language: Norwegian

During the bright Nordic summer, a group of children reveal their dark and mysterious powers when the adults aren't looking. In this original and gripping supernatural thriller, playtime takes a dangerous turn. Premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.

Happening (2022)

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Director: Audrey Diwan Run Time: 100 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Anamaria Vartolomei, Kacey Mottet Klein, Louise Orry-Diquéro, Luàna Bajrami, Pio Marmaï

Country: France
Language: French

Based on Annie Ernaux’s semi-autobiographical novel, Happening follows Annie, a bright young student who faces an unwanted pregnancy while abortion was still illegal in 1960s France. Earned top prize at the 2021 Venice Film Festival.

Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

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Director: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert Run Time: 139 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2022

Starring: James Hong, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jonathan Ke Quan, Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu

Country: United States
Language: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

New year, new universe. An aging Chinese immigrant is just trying to finish her taxes. Instead she is continuously swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save the world by exploring other universes connecting with the lives she could have led. World Premiere at SXSW 2022

The Tale of King Crab (2022)

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Director: Alessio Rigo de Righi, Matteo Zoppis Run Time: 106 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Starring: Bruno di Giovanni, Enzo Cucchi, Gabriele Silli, Maria Alexandra Lungu, Severino Sperandio

Country: Italy, France, Argentina
Language: Italian, Spanish

A beguiling retelling of a local Italian legend from an award-winning filmmaking duo. Premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.

Hold Your Fire (2022)

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Director: Stefan Forbes Run Time: 93 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Country: United States
Language: English

A searing look into a little-known moment in history. Brooklyn, 1972. Shu'aib Raheem tried to steal guns for self-defense, starting the longest hostage siege in NYPD history. NYPD psychologist Harvey Schlossberg fought to save lives by using words, not guns. Premiered at the 2021 Toronto Film Festival.

Emergency (2022)

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Director: Carey Williams Run Time: 105 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2022

Starring: Donald Watkins, Maddie Nichols, RJ Cyler, Sabrina Carpenter, Sebastian Chacon

Country: United States
Language: English

A buddy comedy for a new generation. Three college students are ready for a night of legendary partying when they find a girl passed out in their living room. Premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Pleasure (2022)

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Director: Ninja Thyberg Run Time: 108 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Chris Cock, Evelyn Claire, Sofia Kappel, Tee Reel, Zelda Morrison

Country: Sweden
Language: English, Swedish

Bella Cherry arrives in Los Angeles with dreams of becoming an adult film star, but she soon learns that fame won't come easy as she harnesses her ambition and cunning to rise to the top of this mesmerizing and singular world. Premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Lux Æterna (2022)

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Director: Gaspar Noé Run Time: 51 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2020

Starring: Abbey Lee, Béatrice Dalle, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Clara 3000, Karl Glusman

Country: France
Language: French, English, Danish

Two actresses, Béatrice Dalle and Charlotte Gainsbourg, are on a film set telling stories about witches - but that's not all. An essay on cinema, the love of film, and on-set hysterics, Lux Æterna premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Poser (2022)

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Thu, Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm: Opening night party in the Festival Lounge at 6:30 pm.Fri, Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm: Cast and crew in attendance.Sat, Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm: Cast and crew in attendance. Sun, Jun 5 @ 3:20 pm: Cast and crew in attendance.

Director: Noah Dixon, Ori Segev Run Time: 87 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Amber Falter, Angela Jernigan, Aujolie Baker, Bobbi Kitten, Sylvie Mix

Country: United States
Language: English

Ohio Theatrical Premiere. Yearning for insider access to the underground music scene in Columbus, Ohio, wallflower Lennon Gates — a vibrant Sylvie Mix — meets striking, confident performer Bobbi Kitten and develops a fast friendship that takes her down a path of dark obsession. This feature directorial debut from Ohio filmmakers Ori Segev and Noah Dixon premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival.