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PLANETARY

NR  |  1 hour 25 minutes

We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that everything is connected. PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. PLANETARY is a poetic and humbling reminder that it’s time to shift our perspective. PLANETARY asks us to rethink who we really are, to reconsider our relationship with ourselves, each other and the world around us – to remember that: we are PLANETARY.

Join us following the screening for a Q&A, guests TBD

Directed By

Guy Reid

Written By

Steve Watts Kennedy

TRUE STORY

109 min | R
James Franco and Jonah Hill star in Rupert Goold’s psychological thriller TRUE STORY, an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival. When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Hill) meets accused killer Christian Longo (Franco), who has taken on Finkel’s identity, his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat-and-mouse. Based on actual events, Finkel’s relentless pursuit of Longo’s true story encompasses murder, love, deceit and redemption.

Directed By
Rupert Goold

Written By
Rupert Goold, David Kajganich, Michael Finkel (memoir)

Language
English

Cast Includes
James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones

Official Site
TrueStoryMovie.com

WHILE WE’RE YOUNG

R  |  1 hour 37 minutes

Noah Baumbach’s exploration of aging, ambition, and success stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage are overturned when a free-spirited young couple enters their lives. For Josh, it’s as if a door has opened back to his youth — or a youth he wishes he once had. It’s not long before the restless forty-somethings throw aside friends their own age to trail after these young hipsters who seem so uninhibited and cool. Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver, and Adam Horovitz also star in Baumbach’s acutely observed followup to FRANCES HA and THE SQUID & THE WHALE.

Directed By

Noah Baumbach

Written By

Noah Baumbach

Cast

Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver

LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON – Royal Shakespeare Company

NR  |  2 hours 50 minutes

Shakespeare’s comic romance LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON plays out amidst the brittle high spirits of a post-war house party, as youthful passions run riot, lovers are deceived, and happiness is threatened – before peace ultimately wins the day. Better known as Much Ado About Nothing, the play is performed under the title Love’s Labour’s Won, a name possibly given to it during Shakespeare’s lifetime. Christopher Luscombe directs the second of Shakespeare’s matching pair of comedies that rejoice in our capacity to find love in the most unlikely places.

Directed By

Christopher Luscombe

Written By

William Shakespeare

WOMAN IN GOLD

PG-13  |  1 hour 40 minutes

Helen Mirren stars in WOMAN IN GOLD, the remarkable true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt’s famous painting ‘Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I’. Together with her inexperienced young lawyer (Ryan Reynolds), she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way.

Directed By

Simon Curtis

Written By

Alexi Kaye Campbell

Cast

Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl

THE BREAKFAST CLUB – 30th Anniversary

R  |  1 hour 55 minutes

Join the Brat Pack for the 30th Anniversary celebration of THE BREAKFAST CLUB, the sensation that defined an entire generation of pop culture and became director John Hughes’ most memorable film. This exclusive release includes the completely re-mastered feature, never before seen on the big screen, plus a newly remixed bonus content featurette titled The Breakfast Club: A Retrospective. Featuring personal insights from cast members Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Anthony Michael Hall, and John Kapelos as well as contributions from filmmakers Diablo Cody, Amy Heckerling and Michael Lehman, this featurette is a must see for all Jocks, Criminals, Basket Cases, Brains and Princesses.

Directed By

John Hughes

Written By

John Hughes

Cast

Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy

DER FLIEGENDE HOLLANDER – Royal Opera House

NR  |  2 hours 20 minutes

Wagner’s first masterpiece DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER explores the themes of damnation and redemption that would fascinate the composer throughout his career. In this tale of a captain forced to sail the seas for eternity unless released by the faithful love of a good woman, and the lonely girl who longs to save him, Wagner created two unforgettable characters operating near the limits of human emotion. Tim Albery’s atmospheric modern-dress staging provides an ideal platform on which Bryn Terfel’s turbulent Dutchman and Adrianne Pieczonka’s visionary Senta will explore their passions and struggle to find salvation in a hostile world.

Directed By

Tim Albery, Andris Nelsons (conductor)

Written By

Richard Wagner

Cast

Bryn Terfel, Adrianne Pieczonka, Michael König

Language

German with English subtitles

DALAI LAMA AWAKENING + COMPASSION IN ACTION

Sacramento Premiere

Narrated by Harrison Ford, DALAI LAMA AWAKENING presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama. Born from over 500 hours of video shot over a 15 year period, the film is a Director’s Cut of Khashyar Darvich’s award-winning DALAI LAMA RENNAISANCE.

In the inspiring and thought-provoking COMPASSION IN ACTION, the Dalai Lama and some of the most innovative and revolutionary thinkers of our time explore the sources of unhappiness and happiness in our world. This film is a deeper exploration of the ideas presented in DALAI LAMA AWAKENING.

KING LEAR – Stratford Festival

NR  |  2 hours 53 minutes 

The Stratford Festival presents extraordinary Shakespeare productions, from stage to screen. Four hundred years after it was written, KING LEAR resonates as never before. This powerful production of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy stars the incomparable Colm Feore in the role of a lifetime, directed by Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino. When an aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, he doesn’t expect the consequences. His reason shattered in a storm of violent emotion, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a king and thereby discovers the essence of his own humanity.

Directed By

Stratford Festival