Wednesday, February 2
Lorna's Silence2008. Belgium. Dir: Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne. With Jérémie Renier. 105 min.
more emotional answers to the Coen brothers deliver this powerful, intimate
film about an immigrant and a junkie who agree to a fake marriage in
desperation for cash. As their shady benefactor grows hostile, the two struggle
to hold on to what little money, safety, and sanity they can. Presented as part of The Tournées Festival.
Thursday, February 3
Meet me in St. Louis1944. USA. Dir: Vincente Minnelli . With Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor. 113 min.
ever-vibrant. Sincere and romantic yet precociously morbid. Artistically
sophisticated yet light and easy. Loaded with laughter and tears, color and
music, from "Clang Clang Clang Went the Trolley" to "Have
Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." If you care about cinema, you have
something to celebrate tonight.
Friday, January 4
Enter the Void2010. France. Dir: Gaspar Noé. With Paz de la Huerta. 161 min.
A drug dealer’s death
kicks off a hypnotic, disembodied trip through past and future, life and
afterlife, all bathed in Tokyo's pulsating neon glow. This entrancing,
unsettling, and entirely original experience demands to be seen on the big
screen – it'll swallow you whole. Warning:
may be hazardous to those who are medicated or or prone to seizures.
Saturday, January 5
The Big Trail
1930. USA. Dir: Raoul Walsh. With John Wayne, Tyrone Power Sr. . 125 min.Wayne's first
starring role anchors this stunning early widescreen Western. The handsome
young Duke leads a caravan across the treacherous Oregon Trail as he seeks to
bring justice to the scoundrel who killed his best friend. Preserved by The Museum of Modern Art with support from The Film