November 18, 2017
The HungerNovember 18, 2017
Horror / 1983 / 97 minutes
John (David Bowie) is the lover of the gorgeous immortal vampire Miriam (Catherine Deneuve), and he's been led to believe that he'll live forever, too. Unfortunately, he quickly deteriorates into a horrible living death, and Miriam seeks a new companion. She soon sets her sights on Sarah (Susan Sarandon), a lovely young scientist, who quickly falls under Miriam's spell. However, Sarah doesn't warm up to the concept of vampirism easily, leading to conflict with Miriam. Directed by Tony Scott.
Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming Of The ShrewNovember 19, 2017
Ballet / 2017 / 125 minutes
Baptista struggles to marry off his tempestuous daughter Katharina, a shrew who denies that any man could possibly be her match. However when she meets Petruchio, who is as ill-tempered as she, the two forces of nature ignite an unexpected and explosive encounter.
The Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema series continues with choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot's vibrant take on Shakespeare’s rowdy comedy in cinemas throughout North America on Sunday, Nov 19. Principal Dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov bring out all the wit and fast-paced athleticism as they clash, challenge and eventually give themselves to one another in a hilarious production that can only be seen at the Bolshoi! The star-studded cast also includes Olga Smirnova as Bianca, Semyon Chudin as Lucentio and Anna Tikhomirova as The Housekeeper.
Most Beautiful IslandNovember 19, 2017
Thriller / 2017 / 80 minutes
MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND is a psychological thriller set in the world of undocumented female immigrants hoping to make a life in New York City. Shot on Super 16mm with an intimate, voyeuristic sensibility, MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND chronicles one harrowing day in the life of Luciana, a young immigrant woman struggling to make ends meet while striving to escape her past. As Luciana's day unfolds, she is whisked, physically and emotionally, through a series of troublesome and unforeseeable extremes. Before her day is done, she inadvertently finds herself a central participant in a cruel game where lives are placed at risk, and psyches are twisted and broken for the perverse entertainment of a privileged few.
We Are New York Series: Painters Painting 35mmNovember 22, 2017
Documentary / 1973 / 116 minutes
Emile de Antonio's documentary about postwar American painting combines footage of museum shows with interviews with the artists themselves. Besides covering Abstract Expressionism in depth, the film discusses other significant 20th-century art movements, such as color-field painting and Pop Art. Some of the artists who discuss their work include Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Frank Stella, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Barnett Newman and Helen Frankenthaler.