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Ikiru (1952)

Sunday April 30 @ 7pm  + post-screening discussion on Film Therapy
An aging bureaucrat with stomach cancer who is impelled to find meaning in his final days. One of the greatest achievements by Akira Kurosawa, Ikiru shows the director at his most compassionate—affirming life through an explora­tion of death. 
Japanese with English subtitles.
Cinematica’s Movie of the Month for April 2017.

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Aperture Series: I Called Him Morgan

Monday April 24 @ 7pm Only
On a snowy night in February 1972, the 33 year old jazz trumpet star Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. Part true-crime tale, part love story, I Called Him Morgan is a stirring tribute to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together.

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A United Kingdom

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The story of Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), the former African royal who courted controversy with his interracial marriage to Englishwoman Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike) and later led his nation to independence from the British Empire as the first president of Botswana.

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Frantz

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Director François Ozon’s elegiac tale of love and remembrance is set in a small German town in the aftermath of World War I, where a young woman mourning the death of her fiancé forms a bond with a mysterious Frenchman who has arrived to lay flowers on her beloved’s grave.
French & German language with English Subtitles

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Personal Shopper

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Kristen Stewart reunites with director Olivier Assayas (Clouds of Sils Maria) for this artful ghost story about a young woman trying to reconnect with the spirit of her departed brother.
Some French language with English subtitles.

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Baby-Friendly Matinee: A United Kingdom

Wednesday April 26 @ 1pm
Our new Baby-Friendly Matinee monthly series is a screening of one of our regular releases that is welcoming to infants and their caretakers. We will keep the lights on dim, the volume down low, and offer a change table in the back. Our next screening will be the historical love story, A United Kingdom.