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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

Sunday June 18 at 7pm
The dazzling French musical from Jacques Demy that served as a major inspiration for La La Land: Catherine Deneuve plays a delicate young woman who works at a small-town boutique selling umbrellas and falls for dashing garage mechanic.
French language with English subtitles.
Cinematica’s Movie of the Month for June 2017.

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Eraserhead (1992)

Thursday May 11 at 7pm
David Lynch’s 1977 debut feature, Eraserhead, is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. Our hero and title character, Henry, tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Part of the David Lynch Month Cinematica Series.

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Eraserhead (1992)

Cult/Fantasy/Horror Runtime: 89 minutes USA Rated 18A: disturbing content Directed by David Lynch Starring Jack Nance Synopsis: This surreal examination of male paranoia is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. Our hero and title character, Henry, faces a number of horrifying obstacles in meeting someone of the opposite sex, meeting her parents, and procreating. Produced during a one-and-a-half-year period while director David Lynch was a student at the American Film Institute, the film launched him as a major new talent admired by cinephiles and filmmakers all over the world. It stands today as … Read more…

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The Lost City of Z

May TBA
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)

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I, Daniel Blake

Opens May 26
Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. After a heart attack leaves him unable to work and the state welfare system fails him, the stubbornly self-reliant Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity, as well as help a struggling single mother navigate bureaucratic forces.

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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.