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La Haine

After local youth Abdel is beaten unconscious by police, a riot ensues on his estate during which a policeman loses his gun. The gun is found by Vinz who threatens he will kill a cop if Abdel dies.

Released in 1995 (1h35) - Directed by Mathieu Kassovitz - Stars: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé, Saïd Taghmaoui

Type: Drama

The movie will be screened in French with English subtitles and presented by Joanne Belloco (movie director) in French. Free entrance. 7pm.

Citizenfour

“A real-life thriller.” – Rolling Stone

A gripping thriller, Citizenfour follows the story of Edward Snowden and the media storm that ensued when he released classified documents from the National Security Administration.

JAN 2 - JAN 22, select dates and times.

Hermitage Revealed

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the world’s largest and oldest museums, housing more than 3-million treasures and world-class masterpieces in stunning architectural settings. To celebrate its 250th anniversary, the museum opened its doors for the filming of Hermitage Revealed. Taking audiences on a thrilling journey.

JAN 6 - 15, select dates and times.

A Will for the Woods

Salon Vert: Bringing together environmental-themed screenings with key speakers including filmmakers, experts and activists.

While battling lymphoma, musician, psychiatrist and folk dancer Clark Wang is determined that his last act—a green burial—will be his final gift to the planet.

Director Amy Browne will participate in a post-screening Skype Q&A.

Series presented with Planet in Focus

THU, JAN 15, 6:30 PM.

Revenge of the Mekons

"Infectious...contagious" – The New York Times

Born out of the 1977 British punk scene, the Mekons are a genre-defying collective who continue to make bold and unpredictable music while staying true to the punk ethos.This rich and illuminating account of an under-recognized band is a lively and entertaining film—with killer music—which we promise to play LOUD!

Arrive early as we kick off the party with DJ Moe Berg and drink specials. Don't miss the post-screening Skype Q&A with band members from the Mekons.

The Royal Ballet: Manon

The new Ballet on Screen series, featuring exquisite productions by The Royal Ballet, commences with Kenneth MacMillan’s acclaimed tragic ballet Manon—a modern masterpiece about, love, luxury and desire.

Performed at the Royal Opera House on October 16, 2014. Includes one 10-minute intermission.

SAT, JAN 17, 12:00 PM.

Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare's Globe On Screen: Featuring productions from London's historic Globe Theatre.

Shakespeare’s most outrageous comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, introduces audiences to one of theatre’s great screwball double-acts, a couple determined to confuse and outwit each other right up to the play’s equivocal and controversial conclusion.

Recorded live at Shakespeare’s Globe. Includes one 10-minute intermission.

SAT, JAN 24, 12:00 PM.

The 50 Year Argument

Official Selection, TIFF 2014

The 50 Year Argument, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese and his long-time documentary collaborator David Tedeschi, rides the waves of literary, political and cultural history as charted by its subject; the influential publication The New York Review of Books, America’s leading journal of ideas for over 50 years. This provocative film explores the power of these ideas in shaping history.

FRI, JAN 23 - FEB 6, select dates and times.

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