This film follows the Tehran-born Bahari, a 42-year-old broadcast journalist with Canadian citizenship living in London. In June 2009, Bahari returned to Iran to interview Mir-Hossein Moussavi, who was the prime challenger to controversial incumbent president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. As Moussavi's supporters rose up to protest Ahmadinejad's victory de...
LENGTH: 103 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: Jon Stewart CAST: Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Haluk Bilginer, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Golshifteh Farahani, Claire Foy WEBSITE: http://www.facebook.com/Rosewatermovie/
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13, after she literally shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
LENGTH: 123 mins. GENRE: Action/Adventure, SciFi/Fantasy, Drama DIRECTOR: Francis Lawrence CAST: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone
The Theory of Everything
This is the extraordinary story of one of the world's greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks o...
LENGTH: 123 mins. GENRE: Drama DIRECTOR: James Marsh CAST: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis, Emily Watson, Harry Lloyd, Lesley Manville, Adam Godley, Maxine Peake, Joelle Koissi, Charlotte Hope WEBSITE: http://www.focusfeatures.com/the_theory_of_everything
What's it like to try to get to know a flying dinosaur? This documentary follows a wayward California brown pelican from her "arrest" on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration, and survival challenges. The film is about wildness: how close ca...
LENGTH: mins. GENRE: Documentary DIRECTOR: Judy Irving CAST: WEBSITE: http://www.pelicanmedia.org/pelican_dreams.html
Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a penchant for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant...
LENGTH: 103 mins. GENRE: Comedy DIRECTOR: Theodore Melfi CAST: Melissa McCarthy, Bill Murray, Naomi Watts, Chris O'Dowd, Terrence Howard, Scott Adsit, Kimberly Quinn, Alyssa Ruland, Katharina Damm, Alexandra Fong WEBSITE: http://stvincentfilm.com/
This documentary is the never before seen, utterly riveting first-person look at how director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald first met with whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong where he gave them documents showing widespread abuses of power by the National Security Administration. It is an unprecedented fly-on-the-wall account o...
LENGTH: 74 mins. GENRE: Documentary DIRECTOR: Laura Poitras CAST: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald WEBSITE: http://citizenfourfilm.com/
This film is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor - famous for portraying an iconic superhero-as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.
LENGTH: 119 mins. GENRE: Comedy DIRECTOR: Alejandro González Iñárritu CAST: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts WEBSITE: http://www.birdmanthemovie.com/