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INFINITELY POLAR BEAR – opens 7/17

R  |  1 hour 28 minutes

Based on a true story, INFINITELY POLAR BEAR is a funny and heartbreaking portrait of the many unexpected ways in which parents and children save each other. After Cam Stuart (Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo) has a manic breakdown that lands him in a mental hospital, his wife Maggie (Zoe Saldana) and their two young daughters are forced to move into a cramped apartment in Cambridge. Broke, stressed, and overwhelmed, Maggie leaves for New York City to complete her MBA and build a better life for their daughters. With his wife away in New York, Cam quickly realizes that he’s in over his head.

Directed By

Maya Forbes

Written By

Maya Forbes

Cast

Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky

BATKID BEGINS – opens 7/24

PG  |  1 hour 29 minutes

In November 2013 the world came together to turn San Francisco into Gotham City and grant a 5-year-old cancer patient his wish – to be Batman for a day. A heartwarming documentary that premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival, BATKID BEGINS the intense outpouring of spontaneous support behind this flash phenomenon, reverberated around the world and become one of the biggest “good news stories” ever. The film explores what happens when an event goes unintentionally viral, and reveals surprising truths about what happens when a nerve is touched in our digital society.

Directed By

Dana Nachman

Written By

Kurt Kuenne, Dana Nachman

JIMMY’S HALL – opens 7/31

PG-13  |  1 hour 49 minutes 

In 1921 Jimmy Gralton’s sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil War. The Pearse-Connolly Hall was a place where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream…but above all to dance and have fun. As the hall grew in popularity its socialist and free-spirited reputation brought it to the attention of the church and politicians who forced Jimmy to flee and the hall to close.

Directed By

Ken Loach

Written By

Paul Laverty

Cast

Barry Ward, Francis Magee, Aileen Henry