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COLD WAR: The 3-time Oscar nominee makes its way to The Showroom Cinema starting Friday! Directed by BEST DIRECTOR nominee Pawel Pawlikowski, the film follows the years long tale of Zula (Joanna Kulig), a young singer, and Wiktor (Tomasz Kot), a couple in love, who are constantly pushed and pulled apart by circumstance. Set against the backdrop of post-war Poland, this sprawling film charts the heated beginnings of their flirtation, to the dramatic conclusion of their story together. In Polish, with subtitles.  Nominated for BEST DIRECTOR, BEST FOREIGN FILM, and BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at this year’s Academy Awards categories. Bilge Ebiri, ofThe Village Voice reports,  “The more we see this relationship, the more its mystery grows. That is the profound, beguiling truth with which Cold War ultimately leaves us.” LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE TRAILER HERE.

ROMA: See this big story, a 10-time Oscar nominee the way it was meant to be seen; on the BIG SCREEN! The film follows Cleo (BEST ACTRESS nominee Yalitza Aparicio), a housemaid in Mexico that cares for the children and household of an upper-class couple. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron, director of Children of Men anGravity. None of the big theater chains are carrying this masterpiece, and even if you’ve seen it once at home, come see it again, with us, at The Showroom! At the 91stAcademy Awards, Roma is nominated for: BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR, BEST ACTRESS Yalitza Aparicio, BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Marina de Tavira, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuaron, BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM, BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN, BEST SOUND EDITING, BEST SOUND MIXING, and BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY.  Brian Tallerico, from says, “A masterful achievement in filmmaking as an empathy machine, a way for us to spend time in a place, in an era, and with characters we never would otherwise.” LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE TRAILER.

THE FAVOURITE: Tying the aforementioned film in number of nominations, 10-time Oscar nominee THE FAVOURITE continues its run at The Showroom. Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) rules over Britain, but has become quite frail. In her stead, her friend and trusted advisor Sarah (Rachel Weisz) takes on many of the responsibilities of the Queen, while also pushing her own agenda. The entire dynamic of power is challenged when Sarah’s distant cousin Abigail (Emma Stone) comes to the castle looking for work. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including: BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR,BEST ACTRESS for Olivia Colman, BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS for Emma Stone, BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS for Rachel Weisz, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY, BEST COSTUME DESIGN, BEST DIRECTOR for Yorgos Lanthimos, BEST FILM EDITING, BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN, and BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY. As A.O. Scott, of The New York Times states,  “Weisz and Stone are both brilliantly witty and nimble, but Colman’s performance is nothing short of sublime.”  LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE TRAILER

FREE SOLO: Now nominated for BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE at the 91stAcademy Awards! You’ll pay for the full seat, but you’ll only need the edge of it for this nail-biting documentary. Watch climber Alex Honnold attempt to scale El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without the use of ropes or safety equipment. David Sims of The Atlantic finds“It’s this profound, human tension that makes Free Solo such a gripping and rewarding documentary to watch.”    LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE TRAILER

SOLD OUT, THIRD SHOW ADDED – JONI 75: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. Monday February 25 at 7:30PM. Come celebrate the 75thbirthday of prolific singer Joni Mitchell! Watch the concert that was put on to celebrate Joni’s birthday, where some of music’s biggest stars showed up to cover some of her greatest hits. Featuring: Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Chaka Khan, Seal, and Rufus Wainwright. Getyour tickets now; we’ve already SOLD OUT two screenings, and we expect this one will as well! LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE TICKETS.

REEL JERSEY GIRLS: March 17th at 3:00pm, come join the Fort Lee Film Commission/ Barrymore Film Center and us for a day of celebrating the phenomenal work the women of NJ have done in the film industry. Festivities begins with the screening the 1912 short ALGIE THE MINER, a short film directed by Alice Guy Blache, the first female studio owner, who ran Solax Studios in Fort Lee, NJ. Then, writer/director Jenna Laurenzo, a NJ native, will introduce and screen her film LEZ BOMB, the story of a closeted gay woman that brings her girlfriend home for Thanksgiving dinner. Afterwards, Laurenzo will do a Q&A session, and will be presented the 2019 Alice Guy Blache Award by the BFC. LEARN MORE AND PURCHASE TICKETS.

FUTURE FILMS WE ARE ANTICIPATING: Movies listed as “Coming Soon” are films The ShowRoom Cinema would like to present and is actively trying to book. However, we don’t always know if or when we will be able to actually get them from distributors. We set showtimes on a week-by-week basis and will announce them as soon as we can confirm them. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

We look forward to bringing these films to THE SHOWROOM CINEMA and want you to know how much you support our theater by seeing them with us:   AT ETERNITY’S GATE;  IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK;  THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS; MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.


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