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.
Thursday May 25 at 7pm
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Part of the David Lynch Month Cinematica Series.
The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region.
Languages: Portuguese, German, Spanish (with English subtitles)
The story of Maud Lewis: an arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.
Rated 92% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes!