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Opens Jan. 25

An Acceptable Loss

Opens January 25 at the Harris Theater

She was the ultimate patriot. Now, what she knows could bring down the government. Libby Lamm (Tika Sumpter) is a former top national security advisor who, while working with Rachel Burke (Jamie Lee Curtis), a ruthless, steely-willed political veteran, signed off on a controversial military action that was supposed to end the war on terror. The problem: thousands died under false pretenses. Haunted by what she knows, Libby sets out to tell the truth, risking treason—and her own life—to expose a cover-up that stretches all the way to the highest levels of government. This gripping saga of lies, conspiracy, and betrayal is an explosive look at what it takes to do the right thing—even if that means going up against your own country.

102 mins | Rated R | Drama directed by Joe Chapelle | Starring Tika Sumpter, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Tavassoli | 2018 USA

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Opens Jan. 25

Stan and Ollie

Opening January 25 at the Regent Square Theater

Laurel and Hardy -- the world's greatest comedy team -- face an uncertain future as their golden era of Hollywood films remain long behind them. Diminished by age, the duo set out to reconnect with their adoring fans by touring variety halls in Britain in 1953. The shows become an instant hit, but Stan and Ollie can't quite shake the past as long-buried tension and Hardy's failing health start to threaten their precious partnership. An affirming look at two of the most legendary figures in show business history and the weathers and endurance of friendship.

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Jan 26

The Laurel and Hardy Laugh Challenge

With the new biopic STAN AND OLLIE hitting the Regent Square on Friday Jan 25th, it seems only fitting to revisit the world's greatest comedy duo and some of their most beloved work. Hosts Dan Kamin and David Newell will lead audiences through a program of side-splitting shorts on one of Pittsburgh's biggest screens!

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Jan. 27

Korkoro Screening and Discussion

Screening and Discussion January 27 at the Regent Square Theater

The Holocaust Center will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a screening of the French drama KorkoroKorkoro (“Alone” in the Romanes) tells the story of a Romani family trying to evade the Nazis while traveling through France. It also illustrates French members of the resistance.

The film premiered at the Montréal World Film Festival, winning the Grand Prize of the Americas, amongst other awards. It was released in France as Liberté in February 2010. It has been described as a “rare cinematic tribute” to those killed in the Porajmos, or the Romani genocide by the Nazis during World War II. The event will include a discussion with an expert on the Romani experience.

Tickets are $10, free for Holocaust survivors and students with valid ID. Registration: https://hcofpgh.org/korkoro/

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Jan. 27

Shame

Playing January 27 at the Regent Square Theater

Shame (Skammen) is at once an examination of the violent legacy of World War II and a scathing response to the escalation of the conflict in Vietnam. Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann star as musicians living in quiet retreat on a remote island farm, until the civil war that drove them from the city catches up with them there. Amid the chaos of the military struggle, vividly evoked by pyrotechnics and by cinematographer Sven Nykvist’s handheld camera work, the two are faced with impossible moral choices that tear at the fabric of their relationship. This film, which contains some of the most devastating scenes in Bergman’s oeuvre, shows the impact of war on individual lives.

Skammen (original title) R | 1h 43min | 1968 (Sweden)
Language: Swedish
Cast: Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow, Sigge Fürst, Gunnar Björnstrand
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Feb. 8

The 2019 Oscar Shorts

Opening February 8 at the Regent Square Theater

For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 8th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 24th.

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