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Don’t Miss EIGHTH GRADE & THE NYT OP DOCS This Week

 

First time writer directors are making some of the most inspired movies we’ve screened lately at THE SHOWROOM CINEMA, up next in that category: EIGHTH GRADE, from comedian, musician and actor Bo Burnham. Entering its fourth week THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS, is the first feature documentary from director Tim Wardle. At the opposite end of …

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Outstanding Summer Movies

Summer is a great time for the movies! And this week is no exception with four great films and a special event in the lineup.  First is the new, and eagerly anticipated DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT, with Joachim Phoenix, Jack Black and Seth Rogen. WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR, aka “Mr. …

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The Cakemaker, Fred Rogers, Triplets, Dracula & The Beatles

 

New to the schedule this week is the critically acclaimed and record-breaking Israeli/German production, THE CAKEMAKER, in Hebrew with subtitles. The director and video artist Ofir Raul Graizer describes this as “an attempt to put aside definitions of nationality, sexuality and religion.”   Continuing their run are our two most popular documentaries, the first, WON’T …

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Docs-A-‘Poppin

 

This summer has turned out to be a hot season for documentaries. While we say goodbye to RBG after 8 big weeks, we’d like to congratulate Regina, winner of the RBG tote bag, supplied by Magnolia Pictures. Emblazoned with the words HERO, ICON, DISSENTER, we suspect she’ll enjoy spreading the word about this American …

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Mr. Rogers, Paul Rudd, RBG & Oklahoma

 

You talk, we listen, you benefit.

Two weeks ago, we screened THE CATCHER WAS A SPY as part of our special, New York Film Critics’ Series. Usually only a one-time, special preview, but due to the tremendous response (it sold-out), and requests from those of you who weren’t able to attend that night, we …

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