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Arabian Nights I: The Restless One
Arabian Nights I: The Restless One

As mil e uma noites I: o inquieto
Dir. Miguel Gomes
(2014)    125 minutes

In which Scheherazade tells of the restlessness that befell the country: It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that in a sad country among all countries, where people dream of mermaids and whales and unemployment is spreading.

Il Sorpasso
Il Sorpasso

Dir. Dino Risi
(1962)    105 minutes

An unpredictable journey that careers from slapstick to tragedy, this film is a wildly entertaining commentary on the pleasures and consequences of the good life.

Kiss Kiss Fingerbang
Kiss Kiss Fingerbang

Dir. Gillian Wallace Horvat
(2015)    11 minutes

A nice guy discovers a darker side to his personality when his girlfriend reveals her hidden weakness in this provocative dark comedy.

Elevator to the Gallows
Elevator to the Gallows

Ascenseur pour l'échafaud
Dir. Louis Malle
(1957)    91 minutes

A richly atmospheric thriller of murder and mistaken identity unfolding over one restless Parisian night.

It's Not Me, I Swear!
It's Not Me, I Swear!

C'est pas moi, je le jure
Dir. Philippe Falardeau
(2008)    105 minutes

This innocent looking boy is a young hellion, a consummate liar and thief well-versed in breaking and entering his neighbors' homes and running away from his own.

Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear Y...
Erroll Garner: No One Can Hear You Read

Dir. Atticus Brady
(2012)    53 minutes

In a triumphant career that lasted forty years an American jazz pianist pushed the playability of the piano to its limits, developed an international reputation and made an indelible mark on the jazz world.

Bob Dylan Hates Me
Bob Dylan Hates Me

Dir. Caveh Zahedi
(2016)    6 minutes

A rumination on celebrity and creative desire, this animated short film recounts the couple of times the filmmaker came into contact with his childhood idol, neither of which went particularly well.

Prodigal Sons
Prodigal Sons

Dir. Kimberly Reed
(2009)    86 minutes

A raw and provocative examination of one family's struggle comes to terms with its past and present.

Elena
Elena

Dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev
(2011)    109 minutes

Two sixty-ish spouses uneasily share a palatial Moscow apartment.

Picture of Light
Picture of Light

Dir. Peter Mettler
(1994)    87 minutes

A mesmerizing tale about a filmmaker's journey to Canada's arctic in search of one of Earth's greatest natural wonder: the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights.

Bay of Angels
Bay of Angels

La baie des anges
Dir. Jacques Demy
(1963)    85 minutes

This precisely wrought, emotionally penetrating romantic drama, set largely in the casinos of Nice, is a visually lovely but darkly realistic investigation into love and obsession.

Arabian Nights II: The Desolate One
Arabian Nights II: The Desolate One

As mil e uma noites II: o desolado
Dir. Miguel Gomes
(2015)    132 minutes

In which Scheherazade tells of how desolation invaded men: It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that a distressed judge will cry instead of giving out her sentence on a night when all three moons are aligned.

The Circle Closes
The Circle Closes

Dir. Mark Rappaport
(2015)    19 minutes

An examination of four different films, which to varying degrees, center on a prop or an object or an item that crosses various characters lives and passes from hand to hand.

Pale Flower
Pale Flower

Kawaita hana
Dir. Masahiro Shinoda
(1964)    96 minutes

A yakuza, fresh out of prison, becomes entangled with a beautiful and enigmatic gambling addict; what at first seems a redemptive relationship ends up leading him further down the criminal path.

One Way Ticket to Love
One Way Ticket to Love

Koi no katamichi kippu
Dir. Masahiro Shinoda
(1960)    82 minutes

The romantic lives of a group of young night club entertainers in Japan in the 1960s.

Arabian Nights III: The Enchante...
Arabian Nights III: The Enchanted One

As mil e uma noites III: o encantado
Dir. Miguel Gomes
(2015)    125 minutes

In which Scheherazade doubts that she will still be able to tell stories to please the King, given that what she has to tell weighs three thousand tons.

Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes

Dir. Arthur Berthelet
(1916)    117 minutes

The film faithfully retains the play's famous set pieces, Sherlock Holmes's encounter with Professor Moriarty, his daring escape from the Stepney Gas Chamber and the tour-de-force deductions.

Child's Pose
Child's Pose

Pozitia copilului
Dir. Călin Peter Netzer
(2013)    112 minutes

A steely, well-to-do Bucharest architect is determined to keep her thirty-something deadbeat son out of jail after a deadly car crash.

The Forbidden Room
The Forbidden Room

Dir. Evan Johnson, Guy Maddin
(2015)    119 minutes

This Russian nesting doll of a film begins (after a prologue on how to take a bath) with the crew of a doomed submarine chewing flapjacks in a desperate attempt to breathe the oxygen within.

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Dir. Ben Shapiro
(2012)    77 minutes

An acclaimed photographer has created some of the most gorgeously haunting pictures in the history of the medium.