Behold… The May Calendar.
Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek dubbed “The Elvis of Cultural Theory” joins us via Skype (from Europe) for a special ART@24FPS screening of The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology!
Matteo Garrone (Gommorah, Reality) returns Italian cinema to the glory days of widescreen Cinecittà epics with Tale of Tales, an gorgeously decadant trio of violent and sexual fairy tales your parents wouldn’t let you read as a kid. Featuring John C. Reilly, Salma Hayek, Toby Jones, and Vincent Cassel!
Sneak Preview of Oriented, which “gives us an intimate look at what it’s like to be a gay Palestianian in Israel.” (VICE) Follows the lives of three Palestinian friends exploring their national and sexual identity in Tel-Aviv during the Israel-Gaza conflict of 2014. Director Jake Witzenfeld joins us for a Q&A following the screening!
Our monthly World Cinema series Fluent City continues with a rare-screening of Maurice Pialat’s little-seen Graduate First! Pialat’s fourth film “endeavors to capture the texture and rhythm of the [teenage] lives depicted, their listless casual sex and drug use, petty behavior, and grudging acceptance of their proscribed social roles.” It’s Pialat’s Dazed & Confused. Beautiful new restoration presented by Cohen Media!
Billy Wilder’s greatest film The Apartment is our Videology Essentials #3! Guaranteed to provide you with that fuzzy romantic feeling that few films outside of Singin’ in the Rain can provide. That’s about the best recommendation we can give.
Freaks and Geeks Bingo continues through May! Follows of lives of Sam & Lindsay Weir and put a chip down on your bingo card when someone says “mathlete,” when someone makes a Star Wars reference, or when someone cuts class. We’ll save you a seat at the lunch table!