Belfast (2021)

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Director: Kenneth Branagh Run Time: 97 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2021

Starring: Caitriona Balfe, Ciarán Hinds, Jamie Dornan, Judi Dench, Lara McDonnell

Country: United Kingdom
Language: English

Returning to the Center as part of ICYMI: Autumn Season 2021

A story of love, laughter and loss through the eyes of a young boy amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s in Northern Ireland. TIFF 2021 prize winner.

Passing (2021)

Fri, Jan 21
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Director: Rebecca Hall Run Time: 98 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2021

Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, André Holland, Bill Camp, Ruth Negga, Tessa Thompson

Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada
Language: English

In 1920s New York City, a Black woman finds her world upended when her life becomes intertwined with a former childhood friend who's passing as white. Sundance 2021

The Power of the Dog (2021)

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Director: Jane Campion Run Time: 127 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Frances Conroy, Jesse Plemons, Kirsten Dunst, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Country: United Kingdom, Australia, United States, Canada, New Zealand
Language: English

A domineering, magnetic rancher responds with mocking cruelty when his brother brings home a new wife and her son, until the unexpected comes to pass. Venice 2021 prize winner

Test Pattern (2021)

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Director: Shatara Michelle Ford Run Time: 82 min.

Starring: Brittany S. Hall, Drew Fuller, Gail Bean, Will Brill

Country: United States
Language: English

Test Pattern follows an interracial couple whose relationship is put to the test after a Black woman is sexually assaulted and her white boyfriend drives her from hospital to hospital in search of a rape kit. Nominated for 3 Film Independent Spirit Awards including Best First Feature for Director Shatara Michelle Ford.

The Sleeping Negro (2021)

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Fri, Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm: with filmmaker Q&A

Director: Skinner Myers Run Time: 73 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: David Fumero, Julie McNiven, Nican Robinson, Rae Dawn Chong, Skinner Myers, Tunde Adebimpe

Country: United States
Language: English

Confronted with a series of racially charged incidents, a young black man must overcome rage, alienation, and hopelessness in order to find his own humanity. Slamdance 2021

Join us for a discussion with writer-director Skinner Myers moderated by Sydnee Roberts-Crews, Founder of Black Ohio Film Group, following the screening on Friday, January 21 at 7PM.

The Pink Cloud (2022)

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Director: Iuli Gerbase Run Time: 105 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Eduardo Mendonça, Girley Paes, Helena Becker, Kaya Rodrigues, Renata de Lélis

Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese

After a toxic and mysterious pink cloud appeared, Giovana finds herself stuck in a flat with a man she just met, changing her life in a way she never expected. Sundance 2021

Red Rocket (2021)

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Director: Sean Baker Run Time: 128 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Bree Elrod, Ethan Darbone, Shih-Ching Tsou, Simon Rex, Suzanna Son

Country: United States
Language: English

Mikey Saber is a washed-up porn star who returns to his small Texas hometown, not that anyone really wants him back. Premiered at Cannes 2021 and received two nominations for the 2022 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Sing a Bit of Harmony (2021)

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Sun, Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm: With English subtitles.Tue, Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm: Dubbed in EnglishWed, Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm: Dubbed in English

Director: Yasuhiro Yoshiura Run Time: 109 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Starring: Asuka Kudo, Haruka Fukuhara, Kazuyuki Okitsu, Mikako Komatsu, Tao Tsuchiya

Country: Japan
Language: Japanese

The heartwarming story of a not quite market-ready singing AI and her classmates.

Parallel Mothers (2021)

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Director: Pedro Almodóvar Run Time: 120 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Israel Elejalde, Milena Smit, Penélope Cruz, Rossy de Palma

Country: Spain
Language: Spanish

Two women with unplanned pregnancies forge a bond in a hospital room: Janis, middle-aged, unrepentant and happy; Ana, a teenager, remorseful and frightened. Venice 2021

Flee (2021)

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Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen Run Time: 83 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2021

Starring: Rashid Aitouganov

Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway, United States, Slovenia, Estonia, Spain, Italy, Finland
Language: Danish, English, Dari, Russian, Swedish

Recounted mostly through animation, a man on the verge of marriage opens up about his journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan.

Sundance 2021 prize winner and Denmark’s official submission for Best International Feature at the 94th Academy Awards.

They/Them/Us (2022)

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Sat, Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm: with filmmaker Q&A

Director: Jon Sherman Run Time: 90 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Amy Hargreaves, Joey Slotnick

Country: United States
Language: English

Lisa and Charlie meet on a dating site, fall madly in love and move in together way too soon. From Columbus filmmaker Jon Sherman.

Creepshow (1982) 4K Restoration

Fri, Jan 28
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Director: George A. Romero Run Time: 120 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1982

Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, Carrie Nye, Fritz Weaver, Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States
Language: English

The Most Fun You'll Ever Have... BEING SCARED! Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

Basket Case (1982) 4K Restoration

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Director: Frank Henenlotter Run Time: 91 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1982

Starring: Beverly Bonner, Diana Browne, Kevin Van Hentenryck, Robert Vogel, Terri Susan Smith

Country: United States
Language: English

The tenant in room 7 is very small, very twisted and very mad. A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.

Poltergeist (1982) 4K Restoration

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Director: Tobe Hooper Run Time: 114 min. Rating: PG Release Year: 1982

Starring: Beatrice Straight, Craig T. Nelson, Heather O'Rourke, JoBeth Williams, Richard Lawson

Country: United States
Language: English

A young suburban family fall victim to a host of terror inducing ghosts who abduct their youngest daughter.

The Thing (1982) 4K Restoration

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Director: John Carpenter Run Time: 109 min. Rating: R Release Year: 1982

Starring: David Clennon, Keith David, Kurt Russell, T. K. Carter, Wilford Brimley

Country: United States
Language: English

Man is The Warmest Place to Hide. Members of an American scientific research outpost in Antarctica find themselves battling a parasitic alien organism capable of perfectly imitating its victims.

Poly Styrene: I Am a Cliché (2021)

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Director: Celeste Bell, Paul Sng Run Time: 89 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Celeste Bell, Neneh Cherry, Poly Styrene, Ruth Negga, Youth

Country: United Kingdom
Language: English

The death of punk icon and X-Ray Spex front-woman Poly Styrene sends her daughter on a journey through her mother's archives in this intimate documentary. SXSW 2021

Exhibition on Screen: Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing (2015)

Opens in February

Director: David Bickerstaff Run Time: 90 min.

Exhibition on Screen offers a unique opportunity to experience, as never before, some of the world's most meaningful art. This month, dive into the fascinating, and sometimes troublesome, life of one of the most notorious painters, Vincent Van Gogh.

Music, Money, Madness. Jimi Hendrix: Live in Maui (2022)

Opens in February

Director: John McDermott Run Time: 91 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2020

Starring: Billy Cox, Chuck Wein, Eddie Kramer, Jimi Hendrix

Country: United States
Language: English

The story of the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s famous visit to Maui, Hawaii in 1970 and the ill-fated LSD-infused movie "Rainbow Bridge".

Jackass Forever (2022)

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Director: Jeff Tremaine Run Time: 96 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2022

Starring: Chris Pontius, Dave England, Jason Acuña, Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O

Country: United States
Language: English

After 11 years, the Jackass crew is back for their final crusade. Some people never learn.

Sundown (2022)

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Director: Michel Franco Run Time: 83 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2022

Starring: Albertine Kotting, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Henry Goodman, Iazua Larios, Tim Roth

Country: France, Mexico, Sweden
Language: English, Spanish

A wealthy man attempts to abandon his life while vacationing in Acapulco. Venice 2021

New Worlds, The Cradle of Civilization (2022)

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Director: Andrew J. Muscato Run Time: 102 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler, Mira Wang, Vanessa Perez

Country: United States, Greece
Language: English

On a glorious Greek evening, screen legend Bill Murray, cellist Jan Vogler, violinist Mira Wang and pianist Vanessa Perez rock the Acropolis with a timeless mix of poetry and music in the final performance of their European "New Worlds" tour. Cannes 2021

Jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy Act 1

Thu, Feb 10
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Director: Chike Ozah, Coodie Run Time: 103 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Starring: Jay-Z, Kanye West

Country: United States
Language: English

Step inside the journey of Kanye West, over twenty years in the making.

Jockey (2021)

Opens in February

Director: Clint Bentley Run Time: 94 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Clifton Collins Jr., Moisés Arias, Molly Parker

Country: United States
Language: English

An aging jockey is determined to win one last championship, but his dream is complicated when a young rookie shows up claiming to be his son. Sundance 2021 prize winner.

Indemnity (2022)

Opens in February

Director: Travis Taute Run Time: 124 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: André Jacobs, Gail Mabalane, Jarrid Geduld, Louw Venter, Nicole Fortuin

Country: South Africa
Language: English, Afrikaans

An ex-fireman with PTSD goes on the run when accused of a crime he doesn’t even remember committing. Fantasia 2021

Catch the Fair One (2022)

Opens in February

Director: Josef Wladyka Run Time: 85 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Starring: Daniel Henshall, Kali Reis, Kevin Dunn, Mainaku Borrero, Michael Drayer

Country: United States
Language: English

A Native American boxer embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister. Tribeca 2021 prize winner

The Long Walk (2022)

Opens in February

Director: Mattie Do Run Time: 116 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2019

Starring: Chanthamone Inoudome, Noutnapha Soydara, Por Silatsa, Vilouna Phetmany, Yannawoutthi Chanthalungsy

Country: Laos
Language: Lao

Haunted by a deceased spirit, an elderly man learns to trespass into his own past to the moment of of his mother’s painful death. Venice 2019

The Worst Person in the World (2021)

Opens in February

Director: Joachim Trier Run Time: 127 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021

Starring: Anders Danielsen Lie, Hans Olav Brenner, Herbert Nordrum, Maria Grazia Di Meo, Renate Reinsve

Country: Norway, France, Sweden, Denmark
Language: Norwegian

One woman’s quest for love and meaning in the modern world.

Cannes 2021 prize winner and Norway's official submission for Best International Feature at the 94th Academy Awards.

A Banquet (2022)

Opens in February

Director: Ruth Paxton Run Time: 97 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Jessica Alexander, Kaine Zajaz, Lindsay Duncan, Ruby Stokes, Sienna Guillory

Country: United Kingdom
Language: English

A mother is tested when her daughter insists that her body is no longer her own, but in service to a higher power. TIFF 2021

Strawberry Mansion (2021)

Opens in February

Director: Albert Birney, Kentucker Audley Run Time: 91 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Grace Glowicki, Kentucker Audley, Linas Phillips, Penny Fuller, Reed Birney

Country: Unites States
Language: English

In a future where the government records dreams and taxes them, a dream auditor gets caught up in the dreams of an aging eccentric. Sundance 2021

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America (2021)

Opens in February

Director: Emily Kunstler, Sarah Kunstler Run Time: 117 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2021

Country: United States
Language: English

A stark timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America. SXSW 2021 prize winner

2022 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts

Opens in February

Each year, the Film Center is thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring the year’s most spectacular short films.

2022 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts

Opens in February

Each year, the Film Center is thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring the year’s most spectacular short films.

2022 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

Opens in February

Each year, the Film Center is thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring the year’s most spectacular short films.

Cyrano (2021)

Opens in February

Director: Joe Wright Run Time: 124 min. Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2022

Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Brian Tyree Henry, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Peter Dinklage

Country: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English

A dramatic, musical adaptation of the life of Cyrano de Bergerac. Telluride 2021

Take Back The Night (2021)

Opens in March

Director: Gia Elliot Run Time: 96 min. Rating: NR

Starring: Angela Gulner, Emma Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Lafleur, Sibongile Mlambo

Country: United States
Language: English

Finding herself the victim of a violent monster attack, Jane launches a vigilante campaign to hunt the beast that tried to kill her. Nightmares 2021 prize winner

The Batman (2022)

Opens in March

Director: Matt Reeves Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2022

Starring: Andy Serkis, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Dano, Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz

Country: United States
Language: English

In his second year of fighting crime, Batman uncovers corruption in Gotham City that connects to his own family while facing a serial killer known as the Riddler.

Ultrasound

Opens in March

Director: Rob Schroeder Run Time: 103 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Breeda Wool, Chelsea Lopez, Rainey Qualley, Tunde Adebimpe, Vincent Kartheiser

Country: Unites States
Language: English

After his car breaks down, Glen spends one hell of an odd night with a married couple. Fantasia 2021

Exhibition on Screen: Frida Kahlo (2020)

Opens in March

Director: Ali Ray Run Time: 90 min.

Exhibition on Screen offers a unique opportunity to experience, as never before, some of the world's most meaningful art. This month, get to know the formidable artist Frida Kahlo—the source of her feverish creativity, her resilience, and her unmatched lust for life.

Alice (2022)

Opens in March

Director: Krystin Ver Linden Run Time: 98 min. Release Year: 2022

Country: United States
Language: English

A slave in the antebellum South who escapes from her secluded plantation only to discover a shocking reality that lies beyond the tree line. Sundance 2022

King Otto (2022)

Opens in March

Director: Christopher Andre Marks Run Time: 80 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Antonios Nikopolidis, Giorgos Karagounis, Otto Rehhagel, Traianos Dellas, Vassilis Gagatsis

Country: Greece, United States, United Kingdom
Language: Greek, German, English, French

Ancient Greece had 12 gods, modern Greece has 11.

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Opens in March

Director: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert Release Year: 2022

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

Country: Laos
Language: Lao

New year, new universe. SXSW 2022

Nitram (2022)

Opens in March

Director: Justin Kurzel Run Time: 112 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Caleb Landry Jones, Essie Davis, Judy Davis, Sean Keenan

Country: Australia
Language: English

Events leading up to the 1996 Port Arthur massacre on Tasmania in an attempt to understand why and how the atrocity occurred. Cannes 2021 prize winner

Let the Wrong One In (2022)

Opens in April

Director: Conor McMahon Run Time: 96 min. Release Year: 2021

Starring: Anthony Stewart Head, David Pearse, Eoin Duffy, Hilda Fay, Karl Rice

Country: Ireland
Language: English

A young supermarket worker discovers his older brother is a vampire and has to choose whether to help him or slay him. Screamfest 2021 prize winner

You Won’t Be Alone (2022)

Opens in April

Director: Goran Stolevski Run Time: 120 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Alice Englert, Anamaria Marinca, Carloto Cotta, Félix Maritaud, Noomi Rapace

Country: Australia
Language: English

In 19th century Macedonia, a young feral witch assumes a peasant's shape to see what life is like in her skin.

Jane by Charlotte (2022)

Opens in April

Director: Charlotte Gainsbourg Run Time: 86 min. Release Year: 2022 Language: French

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin

Charlotte Gainsbourg looks at her mother Jane Birkin in a way she never did, overcoming a sense of...

Exhibition on Screen: Easter in Art (2021)

Opens in April

Director: Phil Grabsky Run Time: 85 min.

Exhibition on Screen offers a unique opportunity to experience, as never before, some of the world's most meaningful art. This month, explore the Easter story as depicted by the greatest artists from the time of the early Christians to the present day.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)

Opens in April

Director: David Yates Release Year: 2022

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, Jude Law, Katherine Waterston, Mads Mikkelsen

Country: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English

Return to the magic.

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)

Opens in April

Director: Tom Gormican Release Year: 2022

Starring: Lily Mo Sheen, Neil Patrick Harris, Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Tiffany Haddish

Country: United States
Language: English

The most Nicolas Cage movie ever.

We’re All Going to the World’s Fair (2021)

Opens in April

Director: Jane Schoenbrun Run Time: 96 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Anna Cobb, Michael J Rogers

Country: United States
Language: English

Alone in her attic bedroom, teenager Casey becomes immersed in an online role-playing horror game. Sundance 2021

The Northman

Opens in April

Director: Robert Eggers Release Year: 2022

Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Nicole Kidman, Willem Dafoe

Country: Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
Language: English

Explores how far a Viking prince will go to seek justice for his murdered father.

65 (2022)

Opens in April

Director: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck Run Time: TBD min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt, Chloe Coleman

Country: United States
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The latest from Bryan Woods and Scott Beck, co-writers of A Quiet Place.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)

Opens in May

Director: Sam Raimi Run Time: TBD min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Elizabeth Olsen, Xochitl Gomez

Country: United States
Language: English

Sequel to the 2016 Marvel film Doctor Strange and the 28th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

Vortex

Opens in May

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

Starring: Alex Lutz, Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun

Country: France, Belgium, Monaco
Language: French

Life is a short party that will soon be forgotten. Cannes 2021

Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

Opens in June

Director: Colin Trevorrow Rating: PG-13 Release Year: 2022

Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, Sam Neill

Country: United States
Language: English

The sixth installment in the Jurassic Park franchise.

The Black Phone (2021)

Opens in June

Director: Scott Derrickson Run Time: 102 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2022

Starring: Ethan Hawke, James Ransone, Jeremy Davies, Madeleine McGraw, Mason Thames

Country: United States
Language: English

Never talk to strangers. Fantastic Fest 2021.