Coming Soon

Jan 19 - Feb 1

Lover for a Day (L'amant d'un jour)

After a devastating breakup, the only place twenty-three-year old Jeanne has to stay in Paris is the small flat of her father, Giles. But when Jeanne arrives, she finds that her father’s new girlfriend has moved in too: Arianne, a young woman her own age. Each is looking for their own kind of love in a city filled with possibilities.

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Jan 19 - Feb 1

Freak Show

An adaptation of the YA novel about a teen who challenges cultural stereotypes and bullying in red state America. Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.

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Jan 24

Losing Our Religion: Pittsburgh Free Thought Fundraiser

This fundraiser for the Pittsburgh Freethought Community, a non-profit organization, includes a screening of the film LOSING OUR RELIGION and a short Q&A with one of the film's contributors.

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Jan 26

Downtown Gallery Crawl: Filmmakers of Tomorrow

A mix of live action and animated shorts created by young media makers in Pittsburgh Filmmakers’ Youth Media Program.

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Feb 2 - 8

Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years 1984-1992

American poet, librarian, and civil rights activist Audre Lorde resided in Berlin, Germany during a critical personal and political time. This documentary chronicles an untold chapter of Lorde’s life: her empowerment of Afro-German women, as she challenged white women to acknowledge the significance of their white privilege and to deal with difference in constructive ways. 

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Feb 2 - 15

Félicité

Félicité is a portrait of proud, free-willed woman working (played by Véro Tshanda Beya) as a singer in a bar in Kinshasa, Congo. Her life is thrown into turmoil when her 14-year-old son falls victim to an accident. To save him, she sets out on a breakneck race through the streets of Kinshasa.

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Feb 4 - 25

Abbas Kiarostami's Close Up

This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a real-life sensational event - a young man arrested on charges that he fraudulently impersonated well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf - as the basis for a stunning, multi-layered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and life itself. 

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Mar 4 - 25

King Hu's Legend of the Mountain

King Hu rose to prominence in the 1960s and 70s as a superb director of wuxia, a subgenre of samurai film dealing with swords, sorcery and chivalrous heroes. Legend of the Mountain comes from the director's later period, when his artistry, specifically his landscape compositions, was at the height of its powers. 

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Apr 8 - 29

Satyajit Ray’s Pather Pachali

A depiction of rural Bengali life in a style inspired by Italian neorealism, this naturalistic but poetic evocation of a number of years in the life of a family introduces us to both little Apu and, just as essentially, the women who will help shape him: his independent older sister, Durga; his harried mother, Sarbajaya, who, with her husband away, must hold the family together; and his kindly and mischievous elderly “auntie,” Indir—vivid, multifaceted characters all. 

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