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Academy Award®-winning A FANTASTIC WOMAN is the story of Marina, a waitress and singer, and Orlando, an older man, who are in love and planning for the future. After Orlando suddenly falls ill and dies, Marina is forced to confront his family and society, and to fight again to show them who she is: complex, strong, forthright, fantastic.
Mia is a teenager who works as a cleaner at a motel in a small seaside town. Two 12-year-old schoolgirls are assaulted at the motel by a middle-aged man and Mia is the only witness, as she was working reception the night the assault took place. Mia keeps quiet of the events, in fear that she will lose her job. One of the victims, Wen finds that her troubles have only just begun. Mia and Wen must fight to find their way out of a world that offers no safety.
Three siblings reunite at their home in Burgundy when their father falls ill. Jean, Juliette and Jérémie were all trained by their father on the production of wine. Juliette and Jérémie stayed close to home as adults, while Jean took a different path. He travelled the world, buying a vineyard in Australia with his girlfriend and must now come to terms with the past and his relationships. The siblings must reconnect and work together to preserve the land that ties their family together.
The marriage of Boris and Zhenya is in the final stages of a vicious divorce. The couple has a 12-year-old son, Alyosha whom neither want to claim. At such an unhappy time, Alyosha begins to feel he is unwanted and an intolerable burden to his parents. His parents are unaware he hears every argument and insult between the two. In the midst of this challenging time, Alyosha disappears.
A look at the life and work of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. RBG has become unexpectedly prominent within pop culture. The unique journey of Ginsburg’s rise to the nation’s highest court has been widely unknown, until now. The film presents a biographical depiction of Ginsburg’s life from her birth in Brooklyn, NY to her rise in politics.
In today’s Beirut, an insult blown out of proportion finds Toni, a Lebanese Christian, and Yasser, a Palestinian refugee, in court. From secret wounds to traumatic revelations, the media circus surrounding the case puts Lebanon through a social explosion, forcing Toni and Yasser to reconsider their lives and prejudices. What should have been a trivial altercation, quickly settled and forgotten, instead propels two men to the center of a politically charged scandal that reopens historical and political wounds on both sides
Thu Nov 1st
|5:30 pm||Back to Burgundy|
Fri Nov 2nd
|5:30 pm||A Fantastic Woman|
|7:30 pm||Angels Wear White|
Sat Nov 3rd
|2:30 pm||The Insult|
|5:30 pm||Back to Burgundy|
|7:45 pm||A Fantastic Woman|
Sun Nov 4th
|2:45 pm||Angels Wear White|
|5:30 pm||The Insult|
10-year-old Vittoria’s summer will be one of two mothers to challenge, to hate, to love and to forgive. Shy Vittoria has a close relationship with her loving mother Tina. But their quiet Sardinian life will be upset when the young girl discovers that local party girl Angelica is her birth mother. When Angelica is forced to move away, she asks to become acquainted with Vittoria. Searching for something deep and inexplicable, Vittoria and Angelica spend more and more time together against Tina’s will.
When eight-year-old Shula turns up alone and unannounced in a rural Zambian village, the locals are suspicious. A minor incident escalates to a full-blown witch trial, where she is found guilty and sentenced to life on a state-run witch camp. As the days pass, Shula begins to settle into her new community, but soon she is forced to make a difficult decision - whether to resign herself to life on the camp, or take a risk for freedom.
Investors seeking new alternatives for high returns find a gold mine in China -- until the discovery of a massive web of fraud calls everything else into question. This is an unsettling and eye-opening Wall Street horror story about Chinese companies, the American stock market, and the opportunistic greed behind the biggest heist you’ve never heard of.
A live-in maid with a family in Buenos Aires is forced to take a job in a distant town, when the family sells their home. She embarks on a journey and during her first stop, loses her bag with all her belongings. This unexpected incident leads her to cross paths with El Gringo, a traveling salesman and the only person who can help find her bag. What seems insurmountable will ultimately prove her salvation.
Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm, answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race against time to save the endangered woman. But soon he realizes that he is dealing with a crime that is far bigger than he first thought.
Weeks before the 2011 Egyptian revolution, Noredin, a police officer in Cairo’s corrupt system, investigates the murder of a famous club singer at the Nile Hilton Hotel. What initially seems to be a crime of passion turns into something that concerns the very power elite of Egypt. Upon realizing this, Noredin decides to break the rules in order to obtain justice, colliding not only with the system but also with himself.
Thu Feb 7th
|5:30 pm||I Am Not A Witch|
|7:30 pm||Daughter of Mine|
Fri Feb 8th
|11:00 am||The China Hustle|
|5:30 pm||The Guilty|
|7:30 pm||The Nile Hilton Incident|
Sat Feb 9th
|12:30 pm||The China Hustle|
|2:30 pm||The Desert Bride|
|5:30 pm||Daughter of Mine|
|7:30 pm||The Guilty|
Sun Feb 10th
|12:30 pm||I Am Not A Witch|
|2:30 pm||The Nile Hilton Incident|
|5:30 pm||The Desert Bride|
|7:30 pm||The China Hustle|