Spring 2006 Film Series


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FRIDAY, JANUARY 27
Wallace and Gromit
in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit
7:00 pm - 85 minutes.
Rated G.

In this hilarious claymation film from the U.K., the eccentric cheese-loving inventor and his trusty canine companion must do something about a gardenguzzling beast. Directed by Steve Box and Nick Park. Voices of Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, and Peter Kay.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27
Travellers and Magicians
9:00 pm - 108 minutes.
Unrated. (In Dzongka with subtitles.)

Longing for a different life, a man sets out on a journey dreaming of America. He meets an assortment of fellow travellers including a Buddhist monk, a farmer, and his beautiful daughter. Lavish cinematography-- made in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan by Khyentse Norbu (The Cup).

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
The Squid and the Whale
7:00 pm - 88 minutes.
Rated R.

Director Noah Baumbach’s unsparing, funny portrait of a Park Slope family coming apart at the seams and a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) trying to figure out his parents and himself. Laura Linney and Jeff Daniels play a pair of divorcing writers in this highly acclaimed Indie hit.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
The Beat That My Heart Skipped
(De battre mon coeur s'est aręte)
9:00 pm - 107 minutes.
Unrated. (Violence/sexual
content) In French with subtitles.

Jacques Audiard (Read My Lips) has adapted and updated James Toback’s cult 1978 thriller Fingers to come up with this memorable character study about a young man (Romain Duris) torn between a life of crime and classical music. Stylish and suspenseful.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Paradise Now
7:00 pm - 90 minutes.
Rated PG-13. In Arabic with subtitles.

The story of what may be the last 48 hours in the lives of two Palestinian men--friends since childhood--who have been recruited as suicide bombers. A balanced portrayal of volatile subject matter. With Kais Nashef, Ali Suliman, and Lubna Azabal. Directed by Hany Abu-Assad (Rana’s Wedding, Ford Transit).

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Everything is Illuminated
9:00 pm - 106 minutes.
Rated PG-13.

Based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s best-selling novel about a young Jewish- American man (Elijah Wood) who travels to the Ukraine in search of an old woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis during WWII. "A tearjerker in the best sense of the word." (reel.com) Directed by Liev Schreiber.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3
The Memory of a Killer
7:00 pm - 120 minutes.
Rated R.
In Dutch and French with subtitles.

An adventure about an idealistic young cop and an older, hard-bitten assassin. Originally titled "The Alzheimer Case," the enemy hot on the heels of the killer is dementia in this fast paced, actionpacked thriller. With Koen DeBouw, Werner DeSmedt, and Jan Decleir. Directed by Erik van Looy.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3
Kamikaze Girls
9:30 pm - 120 minutes.
Unrated.
In Japanese with subtitles.

A dazzling portrayal of two teenage girls, a Lolita-type character and a high school biker girl, played by two young Japanese pop talents, Kyoko Fukada and Anna Tsuchiya. Glorious blend of kitsch, grit, humor and uplift, eccentric and infectious, set to a Japanese pop soundtrack. Directed by Tetsuya Nakashima.

FRIDAY, MARCH 24
Ballets Russes
7:00 pm - 118 minutes.
Unrated.

This award-winning documentary tells the story of several dance troupes through 20th century reminiscences of retired dancers and archival clips of their work. Ballet fans will love it, but it’s lively and moving and appeals to all.

FRIDAY, MARCH 24
Rent
9:30 pm - 135 minutes.
Rated PG-13.

The film version of Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical about bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love, and AIDS. With Taye Diggs, Rosario Dawson, and Jesse L. Martin. Directed by Chris Columbus.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28
Good Night and Good Luck
7:00 pm - 93 minutes.
Rated PG.

The 1954 showdown between TV newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy. Director George Clooney’s smoky black-and-white film is a passionate, thoughtful essay on power, truthtelling, and responsibility. With David Strathairn, Patricia Clarkson, Robert Downey Jr. and George Clooney.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28
Memoirs of a Geisha
9:00 pm - 145 minutes.
Rated PG-13.

A sweeping romantic epic set in the mysterious and exotic world of the geisha house. Based on the internationally acclaimed novel by Arthur Golden. Ziyi Zhang (House of Flying Daggers) plays the geisha-in-training. Directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago).



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