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November 14, 2018

  TCL Chinese TheatreChinese 1Chinese 2Chinese 3Chinese 4Chinese 5Chinese 6Egyptian Theatre - RiglerEgyptian Theatre - SpielbergHollywood Roosevelt
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7:30 p.m. - 9:39 p.m.WIDOWS
2:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.ROMA
8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.COLD WAR
12:45 p.m. - 2:08 p.m.RAFIKI
3:15 p.m. - 4:54 p.m.SHORTS PROGRAM 6
6:15 p.m. - 7:55 p.m.3 FACES
9:15 p.m. - 10:18 p.m.ACID FOREST
12:30 p.m. - 2:18 p.m.PIG
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.CAPERNAUM
6:30 p.m. - 8:17 p.m.PUTIN'S WITNESSES
9:30 p.m. - 11:09 p.m.ONE DAY
11:45 a.m. - 1:27 p.m.DOGMAN
2:45 p.m. - 5:53 p.m.NEVER LOOK AWAY
7:15 p.m. - 8:48 p.m.ALL GOOD
9:45 p.m. - 11:26 p.m.YARA
1:00 p.m. - 2:38 p.m.OF FATHERS AND SONS
4:00 p.m. - 5:36 p.m.JINN
7:00 p.m. - 9:20 p.m.I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS BARBARIANS
1:15 p.m. - 3:22 p.m.HAPPY AS LAZZARO
4:30 p.m. - 6:12 p.m.FUGUE
7:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.MY BRILLIANT FRIEND (L'AMICA GENIALE
2:45 p.m. - 4:58 p.m.EVERYBODY KNOWS
6:00 p.m. - 7:59 p.m.THE FAVOURITE
8:45 p.m. - 10:22 p.m.STAN & OLLIE
7:00 p.m. - 8:26 p.m.DRYLONGSO

GALAS

WIDOWS

Steve McQueen

TCL Chinese Theatre, 11/14/2018 7:30 p.m.

Veronica's (Viola Davis) decadent lifestyle is interrupted when her husband is killed in a heist gone wrong. She soon discovers the debt with which she, and the other widows from his gang, are now burdened. The women band together, forming a plan to take their future into their own hands. Striking performances from a top-flight cast, along with director/writer Steve McQueen and co-write Gillian Flynn's sharp script, make this gritty crime thriller a new classic.  read more

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

ROMA

Alfonso Cuarón

Chinese 1, 11/14/2018 2:45 p.m.

Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA is a semi-autobiographical recounting of one year in the life of an upper-middle-class family in Mexico City in the 1970s. From the perspective of their live-in maid and nanny Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio, in an exceptionally subtle yet powerful performance), this profoundly compassionate and humanistic portrait delivers a transcendent masterwork from one of our greatest living filmmakers.  read more

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

COLD WAR

Paweł Pawlikowski

Chinese 1, 11/14/2018 8:00 p.m.

Zula and Wiktor meet in a provincial talent search in this love story that traverses borders and years. In this stunning black-and-white depiction of 1950s Poland, two unlikely people find love at a devistating impossible cost. Featuring spectacular musical performances and spellbinding black-and-white cinematography, Oscar® winner Paweł Pawlikowski returns to the film stage with a grand musical opus.  read more

NEW AUTEURS

RAFIKI

Wanuri Kahiu

Chinese 2, 11/14/2018 12:45 p.m.

Kena likes to kick around a soccer ball with her boys. Bubbly Ziki likes to dance with her girls. Yet when their paths cross, the two fall in love. Formerly banned in Kenya, Wanuri Kahiu’s gay romance is delightful and full of life.  read more

SHORT FILMS

SHORTS PROGRAM 6

Chinese 2, 11/14/2018 3:15 p.m.

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WORLD CINEMA

3 FACES

Jafar Panahi

Chinese 2, 11/14/2018 6:15 p.m.

Jafar Panahi and Iranian actress Behnaz Jafari travel to a small village in northwest Iran to investigate the possible suicide of an aspiring young actress. Content to sit in the car while three generations of women examine their dual oppression, Panahi traverses moral and ideological pathways through rural Iran with trademark heart, charm and wit.  read more

NEW AUTEURS

ACID FOREST

Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė

Chinese 2, 11/14/2018 9:15 p.m.

A wispy stretch of land between Russia and Lithuania is home to an unlikely tourist attraction: a dying forest of leafless trees overtaken by thousands of ancient black birds ruining the area with their acid-fortified feces. With daredevil cinematography and immaculate sound design, Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė’s debut is a beguiling snapshot of the juncture between nature’s destruction and rebirth.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

PIG

Mani Haghighi

Chinese 3, 11/14/2018 12:30 p.m.

Past-his-prime filmmaker Hasan is having a crisis of ego. A serial killer is offing local filmmakers, and Hasan wants to know why he isn’t being targeted. In veteran filmmaker Mani Haghighi’s wonderfully bizarre dark comedy, the satire is heavy and hilarious, and gender stereotypes get smashed right and left.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

CAPERNAUM

Nadine Labaki

Chinese 3, 11/14/2018 3:30 p.m.

CAPERNAUM tells the story of Zain, a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the crime of giving him life. Zain journeys from gutsy, streetwise child to hardened 12-year-old adult: fleeing his abusive, negligent parents, surviving through his wits on the streets, and finally, seeking justice in a courtroom.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

PUTIN'S WITNESSES

Vitaly Mansky

Chinese 3, 11/14/2018 6:30 p.m.

With PUTIN'S WITNESSES, Vitaly Mansky returns to footage he filmed when commissioned — and provided with unnervingly intimate access — on a propaganda film promoting Vladmir Putin’s first presidential election. In this captivating portrait, Mansky both chronicles the alarming ease of the dictator’s rise to power and examines his own complicity in the dictator’s near two-decade rule.  read more

NEW AUTEURS

ONE DAY

Zsófia Szilágyi

Chinese 3, 11/14/2018 9:30 p.m.

This astounding debut feature follows 24 hours in the life of a harried mother as she navigates family, work and betrayal. Anna struggles with juggling the tasks of everyday life — but it's an unspoken menace that threatens this family.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

DOGMAN

Matteo Garrone

Chinese 4, 11/14/2018 11:45 am

Matteo Garrone's latest is a gripping drama follows Marcello, a gentle yet cowardly dog groomer who finds himself caught up in Italy’s criminal underworld. Marcello forms a dangerous, one-sided relationship with former boxer and cokehead Simone, who terrorizes the community. Before long, Marcello is entangled in his reckless antics.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

NEVER LOOK AWAY

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Chinese 4, 11/14/2018 2:45 p.m.

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, NEVER LOOK AWAY tells the story of art student Kurt, who falls in love with classmate Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, who is hiding a dark past, is dismayed at his daughter’s choice of boyfriend, and will stop at nothing to destroy their relationship.  read more

NEW AUTEURS

ALL GOOD

Eva Trobisch

Chinese 4, 11/14/2018 7:15 p.m.

Eva Trobisch’s feature debut ALL GOOD is an arresting portrayal of a woman who refuses to see herself victimized by rape. Intimately and claustrophobically photographed, this delicate, humanistic approach illustrates a rape internalized, acknowledged though never reckoned with, where a rapist’s presumed authority over a woman’s body is endemic of an oppressive, patriarchal society.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

YARA

Abbas Fahdel

Chinese 4, 11/14/2018 9:45 p.m.

Yara lives alone with her grandmother on a remote Lebanese mountain-side. A farmer brings supplies, a tour guide assists with odd tasks and, lost on a hike, a charismatic young hiker happens upon Yara hanging her underwear. A gently paced romance, Abbas Fahdel’s YARA captures the elation of first love and the crushing pain of its loss.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

OF FATHERS AND SONS

Talal Derki

Chinese 5, 11/14/2018 1:00 p.m.

Award-winning documentarian Talal Derki gained the trust of a radical Islamist family in Syria and filmed their daily lives for two years. The result is OF FATHERS AND SONS, a jaw-dropping, intensely uninhibited look at young boys training as Jihadi fighters, and their Caliphate-obsessed father.  read more

AMERICAN INDEPENDENTS

JINN

Nijla Mu'min

Chinese 5, 11/14/2018 4:00 p.m.

Being a teenager can already be dramatic. Now add religious conversion, first love and having to change your favorite pizza topping. When her mother joins a local mosque, Summer is forced to explore whether she too wants to convert to Islam. Nijla Mu'min's coming-of-age story grows into an exploration of spirituality seen through the eyes of a girl trying to find her place.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

I DO NOT CARE IF WE GO DOWN IN HISTORY AS BARBARIANS

Radu Jude

Chinese 5, 11/14/2018 7:00 p.m.

Mariana is a young, defiant artist mounting a theatrical production of the Odessa massacre, in which Romanian soldiers killed thousands of Ukrainian Jews. As she attempts to stage a realistic reenactment to force her fellow Romanians to confront the sins of their past, she meets with stiff resistance from local powers. Radu Jude's latest masterpiece is at once funny, uncomfortable and profound.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

HAPPY AS LAZZARO

Alice Rohrwacher

Chinese 6, 11/14/2018 1:15 p.m.

In auteur Alice Rohrwacher's stunning third feature, a simple young man named Lazzaro works with other unpaid laborers on an isolated estate in the Italian countryside. But when Lazzaro suffers an accident, HAPPY AS LAZZARO kicks into high gear as a work of fantastic time-jumping poetry and grounded social critique.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

FUGUE

Agnieszka Smoczyńska

Chinese 6, 11/14/2018 4:30 p.m.

Alicja suffers from memory loss and has rebuilt her own free-spirited way of life. Two years later, she returns to her family and unwillingly resumes her role as wife, mother and daughter. FUGUE confronts the social taboos surrounding motherhood and the pressures on women to accept maternity without hesitation or reflection.  read more

WORLD CINEMA

MY BRILLIANT FRIEND (L'AMICA GENIALE

Saverio Costanzo

Chinese 6, 11/14/2018 7:15 p.m.

MY BRILLIANT FRIEND adapts the first book in Elena Ferrante’s renowned coming-of-age epic, beginning in 1950s Naples and spanning six decades. An unexpected phone call prompts Elena to reflect on her relationship with her brilliant friend Lila and the complexities of female friendship in a community replete with male violence.  read more

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

EVERYBODY KNOWS

Asghar Farhadi

Egyptian Theatre - Rigler, 11/14/2018 2:45 p.m.

Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem turn in brilliant performances as longtime friends who must come together when a brutal event sends their families into crisis. EVERYBODY KNOWS is Asghar Farhadi's skillful suspense saga that keeps the screws turning while sacrificing none of the layered drama for which the Iranian auteur has become known.  read more

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

THE FAVOURITE

Yorgos Lanthimos

Egyptian Theatre - Rigler, 11/14/2018 6:00 p.m.

Director Yorgos Lanthimos showcases his uniquely dark humor with a royal story of intrigue, jealousy and betrayal. Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) sits on the throne in the early 18th century, while her close friend, Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz), governs behind the curtain and tends to her capricious moods. When a new servant named Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, she charms her way into the women's lives, discovering secrets and provoking rivalries.  read more

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

STAN & OLLIE

Jon S. Baird

Egyptian Theatre - Rigler, 11/14/2018 8:45 p.m.

The true story of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, two of the world’s biggest stars, and how they fell from grace, losing not only their fortunes but their best friends. Delightful performances from Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the titular duo transport audiences to Hollywood's Golden Age.  read more

CINEMA'S LEGACY

DRYLONGSO

Cauleen Smith

Egyptian Theatre - Spielberg, 11/14/2018 7:00 p.m.

While photographing “America's most endangered species” — the African-American male — Pica Sullivan encounters Tobi, disguised in men’s clothing to avoid her abusive boyfriend. Like its title, DRYLONGSO — an old term meaning “ordinary” — the issues addressed in Cauleen Smith’s powerful and little-seen 1998 film remain appallingly ordinary to young African-American men and women today. New 16mm print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.  read more

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