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Round and Round

In the Loop starts Friday, September 11!  Don't miss this viciously hilarious poli farce from the creators of the BBC hits The Thick of It, I'm Alan Patridge, and Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Patridge. The Village Voice's Melissa Anderson describes the film as "An acidly funny satire about politics and pomposity." Of the […]

Come Rain or Come Shine

The lineup for Body & Soul: Jazz on Film, a film series co-produced by Ragtag Cinema and the "We Always Swing" Jazz Series, is now available. Check back for further details as they develop.

World of Wonder

"The only way to make a movie like this is if you love the place." - Sergei Dvortsevoy, director of Tulpan Distinguished by its warm and humorous treatment of its characters and its string of spectacular long-takes that capture the unruly weather conditions of Kazakhstan's Hunger Steppe, Tulpan transcends its folktale conventions and becomes an […]

News Alert

A quick reminder that tonight at 7:00pm is your final chance to catch True/False 2009 sensation Burma VJ, the groundbreaking documentary thriller about Burmese renegade journalists. A.O. Scott of The New York Times finds it to be “a rich, thought-provoking film not only because of the story it tells, which is by turns inspiring and […]

Running Scared

The Chaser, the grisly detective chiller that became one of Korean cinema's biggest hits last year, plays Friday & Saturday, September 4-5 at 11:00pm. Don't miss this kick-ass genre flick before Hollywood remakes it! “In the case of the serial-killer thriller, Na’s beaten the U.S. at its own game.” Read the rest of Jeff Reichert's […]

Mystical Melodies

The Passport Series continues this Tuesday and Wednesday and Thursday at 7:00pm with Tokyo Sonata, the funny, menacing, and altogether difficult-to-classify family melodrama by philosophical J-horror visionary Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Cure, Bright Future, the original Pulse). Enjoy a taste of sparkling sake before the film and stay after for a discussion with cineaste Jai Amrod about […]

Sea Dreams

On Friday, August 14 we're excited to open Ponyo, the newest film from one of the world's finest animators Hayao Miyazaki. The positive reviews are already coming in, and the critics seem to agree that while Ponyo is one of Miyazaki's cuter, more kid-friendly films of late, the fantastic, fluid sense of wonder which distinguished […]
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