Monday July 17 @ 7pm (one night only!)
Manifesto pays homage to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artistic manifestos, ultimately questioning the role of the artist in society today. Comprised of thirteen collages of artists’ manifestos, Cate Blanchett inhabits different personas–among them a school teacher, a puppeteer, a newsreader, a factory worker and a homeless man–imbuing new dramatic life into both famous and lesser-known words in unexpected contexts.
Closing July 13
It’s June 1944 and Churchill is fearful of repeating the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. With Allied Forces on the brink and a massive army secretly assembled to take down the Nazis, only the support of Churchill’s brilliant wife Clementine–his backbone and confidant, can the Prime Minister find the strength and courage to do what is needed.
Long married to a successful, driven but inattentive movie producer, a woman unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris–a carefree two-day adventure replete with diversions involving picturesque sights, fine food and wine, humour, wisdom and romance–with a business associate of her husband.
4 shows only: May 20, 21, 23, 24
A new documentary from director Laura Poitras (Citizenfour), Risk follows the saga of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, who has been cornered in a tiny building for half a decade. Captured over the course of six years, Poitras finds herself caught between the motives and contradictions of Assange and his inner circle.
Languages: English, German and Spanish (with English subtitles)
5 shows only: May 19, 20, 22, 23, 25
How do you put a life into 500 words? Ask the staff obituary writers at the New York Times. Obit is a first-ever glimpse into the daily rituals, joys and existential angst of the Times obit writers, as they chronicle life after death on the front lines of history.