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*** UPDATED 3/24: The cinema is still closed to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, but you can still support us! Some generous film distributors have offered “VIRTUAL CINEMA SCREENINGS” to our audience. These are films not otherwise available due to cinemas being closed. You rent the film digitally and the revenue is split with us. Details and links below. Sorry, no member pricing. ***

April 3–9 (Virtual Screening)

Saint Frances

Alex Thompson / 2020, USA
106min / digital (at your home!)

Flailing thirty-four-year-old Bridget (Kelly O’Sullivan) finally catches a break when she meets a nice guy and lands a much-needed job nannying six-year-old Frances (played by a scene-stealing Ramona Edith-Williams). But an unwanted pregnancy introduces an unexpected complication. To make matters worse, she clashes with the obstinate Frances and struggles to navigate a growing tension between Frances’s moms. Amidst her tempestuous personal relationships, a reluctant friendship with Frances emerges, and Bridget contends with the inevitable joys and shit-shows of becoming a part of someone else’s family. Thanks to Oscilloscope Films for making this possible.

“O'Sullivan and her creation are riveting, and when the film comes to an emotional end that hinges on all its early strengths, the result is satisfying and hard-won, a coming-of-age story told on just a slight delay.” Kate Erbland, IndieWire

“Turns out there are a lot of things that have gone unsaid in movies until now, and "Saint Frances" goes there in a way that's not only enlightening, but entertaining as well.” Peter Debruge, Variety

April 3–9 (Virtual Screening)

Extra Ordinary

Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman / 2019, Ireland-Belgium-Finland-UK
94min / digital (at your home!)

Rose (Maeve Higgins), a sweet, lonely driving instructor in rural Ireland, is gifted with supernatural abilities. Rose has a love/hate relationship with her ‘talents’ & tries to ignore the constant spirit related requests from locals – to exorcise possessed rubbish bins or haunted gravel. But! Christian Winter (Will Forte), a washed up, one-hit-wonder rock star, has made a pact with the devil for a return to greatness! He puts a spell on a local teenager- making her levitate. Her terrified father, Martin Martin (Barry Ward), asks Rose to help save his daughter. Rose has to overcome the fear of her supernatural gift & work with Martin to save the girl, get the guy and be home in time for a light snack…maybe a yogurt or something…

“Like those cheeky genre-splicing comedies that came before it, EXTRA ORDINARY doesn’t merely goose the boundary between charming and outrageous, it gleefully tramples it into oblivion.” Michael Rechtshaffen, Los Angeles Times

97% Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

Opens April 10 (Virtual Screening)

Sorry We Missed You

Ken Loach / 2019, UK
100min / digital (at your home!)

The British working class is once again the empathetic subject of Ken Loach’s SORRY WE MISSED YOU, a wrenching, intimate family drama that exposes the dark side of the so-called “gig economy”. Ricky, a former laborer, and his home-attendant wife Abby—who lost their home in the 2008 financial crash—are desperate to get out of their financial distress. When an opportunity comes up for Ricky to work as his own boss as a delivery driver, they sell their only asset, Abby’s car, to trade it in for a shiny new white van and the dream that Ricky can work his way up to someday owning his own delivery franchise. But the couple find their lives are quickly pushed further to the edge by an unrelenting work schedule, a ruthless supervisor and the needs of their two teenage children. Capturing the sacred moments that make a family as well as the acts of desperation they need to undertake to make it through each day, this universal story is skillfully and indelibly told with unforgettable performances and a searing script by Loach’s long-time collaborator Paul Laverty. In heavily accented English with English subtitles.

“Critic’s Pick. Brutally moving... [Ken Loach is] one of Earth’s most venerable and venerated directors. He’s almost without peer as a filmmaker formidably committed to exposing the sins of our wages... You believe this family. You believe in them. There are also all kinds of meaningful, seemingly disposable smart details... Globalism’s faceless grind couldn’t be more local, more personal... The movie’s as pungent as PARASITE... But life: that’s the tragedy.” Wesley Morris, New York Times

“Wonderfully acted with grit, humor and sensitivity... authentically heartbreaking.” Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times

“[Ken Loach is] the Bernie Sanders of filmmakers.” Steven Mears, FILM COMMENT

LINK AVAILABLE SOON

To be rescheduled

A24

A24 Films retrospective

2013-2019

Good Time in 35mm, Uncut Gems, The Witch, Moonlight, Free Fire, The Farewell, Swiss Army Man, Ex Machina, Spring Breakers in 35mm, Last Black Man in San Francisco, Midsommar Director's Cut, First Reformed, Under the Skin, It Comes at Night, Ladybird, The Lobster, The Florida Project in 35mm, American Honey, The Lighthouse, 20th Century Women, The Souvenir, Green Room, Mississippi Grind, Hereditary.

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