SHOWTIMES ARE SUNDAY at 1PM AND 4PM | TUESDAY at 7PM
Beasts of the Southern Wild ( Jan 13 & 15)
This award winning American film is a brilliant fantasy drama about a six year old girl in the southern bayou. English. Oscar Nomination.
Monsieur Lazhar (Jan 27 & 29)
At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.
Headhunters (Feb 10 & 12)
In this Norweigian thriller the primary character is both a high-end corporate headhunter and art thief. The two sides of his professional life collide and get complicated when he steals a priceless work of art from his top candidate for a corporate leadership position. Norwegian and English subtitles.
Safety Not Guaranteed (Feb 24 & 26)
A magazine writer and two journalism interns from Seattle head off to a small beach town to research a personal ad asking for a companion to travel back in time, “Safety Not Guaranteed.” English
I Wish (Mar 10 & 12)
In this film, Hirokazu Kereeda has masterfully captured the imagination and heart of childhood. 12-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents’ divorce, desperately wants his family together again. With this wish he begins to believe that the new bullet train service will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed.Drama; Japan; Japanese with English subtitles;128 minutes; PG; Directed and Written by Hirokazu Kereeda
SEARCHING FOR SUGARMAN (MAR 24 & 26)
In the early 1970s, Sixto Rodriguez was a Detroit folksinger who had a short-lived recording career with only two well received but non-selling albums. Unknown to Rodriguez, his musical story continued in South Africa where he became a pop music icon and inspiration for generations. Long rumored there to be dead by suicide, a few fans in the 1990s decided to seek out the truth of their hero’s fate. What follows is a bizarrely heartening story in which they found far more in their quest than they ever hoped, while a Detroit construction laborer discovered that his lost artistic dreams came true after all.
DOCUMENTARY; PG-13; UK; ENGLISH; 86 MINUTES; DIRECTED BY MALIK BENDJELLOUL
Barbara (April 7 & 9)
Set in Eastern Germany in the 1990′s, a young female doctor express her desire to escape. She then finds herself sent to a small hospital in the hinterlands under very close scrutiny. She keeps her hopes for escape alive while being suspicious of people all around her. German with English subtitles.