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The life of a solitary Boston janitor is transformed when he returns to his hometown (a working-class fishing village) to take care of his teenage nephew. Manchester by the Sea is a deeply poignant, unexpectedly funny exploration of the power of familial love, community, sacrifice and hope.
Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.
Swedish language with English subtitles.
Monthly Sunday Perspectives screening + discussion on February 19 @ 7pm.
Opens February 24
From the writer and director of Whiplash, La La Land follows the relationship of an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) and a struggling jazz musician (Ryan Gosling). As success mounts, they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
Sunday February 26 @ 1pm
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds -- worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. This documentary follows passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy.
Presented by the Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI).