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FOXCATCHER

February 28th, 2015 - March 1st, 2015

FOXCATCHER

Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is struggling in obscurity and poverty in Wisconsin when he is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move on to his lavish estate to form a team and to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Schultz seizes the opportunity, eager to step out of the shadow of his revered older brother Dave (Mark Ruffalo), a prominent wrestling coach and Gold Medal winner himself. With his vast financial resources and state-of-the-art training facility at Foxcatcher Farm, du Pont appoints himself head coach of the team, eager to win the respect of his peers and the approval of his condemning mother (Vanessa Redgrave). Rated R; 2 hours 14 minutes Watch Trailer: http://sonyclassics.com/foxcatcher/

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BALLET 422

March 1st, 2015 - March 8th, 2015

BALLET 422

New York City Ballet, under the artistic direction of Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins, boasts a roster of more than 90 elite dancers and a repertory of works by many of the greatest choreographers in the history of the art form. When 25-year-old NYCB dancer Justin Peck begins to emerge as a promising young choreographer, he is commissioned to create a new ballet for the Company’s 2013 Winter Season. With unprecedented access to an elite world, the film follows Peck as he collaborates with musicians, lighting designers, costume designers and his fellow dancers to create Paz de la Jolla, NYCB’s 422nd new ballet. BALLET 422 is an unembellished vérité portrait of a process that has never before been documented at New York City Ballet in its entirety. Rated PG; 1 hours 12 minutes Watch Trailer: http://www.magpictures.com/ballet422/

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WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS

March 6th, 2015 - March 7th, 2015

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS

From the creators of the HBO hit series “Flight of the Conchords,” Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi co-write, co-direct, and co-star in this hilarious comedy in which an endearingly unhip quartet of vampires ranging in age from 183 to 8,000 years old, squabble over household chores, struggle to keep up with the latest trends, antagonize the local werewolves, and deal with the rigors of living on a very, very strict diet. The film also stars Flight of The Conchord’s, Rhys Darby, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Rutherford, and Jackie Van Beek. Rated NR; 1 hour 27 minutes Watch Trailer:http:http://www.whatwedointheshadows.com/

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RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2015-IN THE COURTYARD

March 13th, 2015 - March 14th, 2015

RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2015-IN THE COURTYARD

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film. National treasure Catherine Deneuve sinks her teeth into the role of Mathilde, a former social worker inhabiting an upscale apartment with her husband Serge (Féodor Atkine). When slovenly musician Antoine (Gustave Kervern) applies by chance for a caretaker job in their building, Mathilde insists Serge hire him, despite his rough manners and lack of qualifications. An unlikely friendship develops between the depressed custodian and the elegant retiree, whose dependence on Antoine increases as her grasp on reality begins to slip. French with English subtitles. Rated NR; 1 hour 37 minutes

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RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2015-GABY BABY DOLL

March 13th, 2015 - March 14th, 2015

RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2015-GABY BABY DOLL

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film. As the awkward, insecure bubbly Gaby, Lolita Chammah (Farewell, My Queen) suggests a Gallic Greta Gerwig in one of her not-quite-formed-adult roles. Upon arriving in the country, she’s promptly discarded by her boyfriend, and as solitude is not an option, the companionship-starved Gaby seeks out a replacement. She finds it in Nicolas (Benjamin Biolay), a seemingly hirsute vagabond whose shack she invites herself to share. It is an investigation of why it is that some simply cannot bear to be alone. French with English subtitles. Rated NR; 1 hour 28 minutes

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RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2015-EAT YOUR BONES

March 14th, 2015 - March 15th, 2015

RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2015-EAT YOUR BONES

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film. 18 year old Jason Dorkel belongs to a community of gypsies. He is about to celebrate his baptism when his half-brother Fred returns after fifteen years in prison. Together, with their last brother, the violent, hot-headed Michael and their Christian activist cousin, the four young people set off on a binge among the “gadjos” in search of a cargo of copper. French with English subtitles Rated NR; 1 hour 34 minutes

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RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2015-IT'S HARD BEING LOVED BY JER

March 14th, 2015 - March 15th, 2015

RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2015-IT'S HARD BEING LOVED BY JER

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and UniFrance films’ celebrated annual showcase of the best in contemporary French film. When twelve cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad were published by Denmark’s largest newspaper in 2005, European muslim groups denounced the cartoons as insulting and sacrilegious. To everyone’s surprise, the protests against the Muhammad drawings took a worldwide scale, even leading to violent demonstrations in several Muslim countries. The film offers a unique perspective into the current debate around France’s founding ideals and its current realities. French with English subtitles Rated NR; 1 hour 50 minutes

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WRECKING CREW

March 20th, 2015 - March 22nd, 2015

WRECKING CREW

What the Funk Brothers did for Motown…The Wrecking Crew did, only bigger, for the West Coast Sound. Six years in a row in the 1960s and early 1970s, the Grammy for “Record of the Year” went to Wrecking Crew recordings. And now, THE WRECKING CREW tells the story in pictures and that oh, so glorious sound. The favorite songs of a generation are all here, presented by the people who made them for you. THE WRECKING CREW is a documentary film produced and directed by Denny Tedesco, son of legendary late Wrecking Crew guitarist Tommy Tedesco. Rated NR; 1 hours 41 minutes Watch Trailer: http://www.magpictures.com/thewreckingcrew/

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THE BAREFOOT ARTIST, Plus Lily Yeh, Directors & Supper Club

March 27th, 2015 - March 29th, 2015

THE BAREFOOT ARTIST, Plus Lily Yeh, Directors & Supper Club

• Saturday screening will be followed by Q&A with the film's subject, artist Lily Yeh, and Director Glenn Holsten, and a Supper Club for ticket holders. • A visually stunning film, THE BAREFOOT ARTIST chronicles the long and colorful life of Lily Yeh, a Philadelphia-based artist who has committed herself to creating community-based art projects in some of the world’s most troubled areas. The film explores two sides of Lily’s life that are connected parts of the same journey: her international ventures helping to heal the weakened spirits in communities around the world, and a personal journey within to repair her own fractured family. English. 1 hr 23 mins, rated NR

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MOTHERS OF BEDFORD - Economic Justice Film Forum

March 27th, 2015

MOTHERS OF BEDFORD - Economic Justice Film Forum

Followed by Discussion with Director, Jenifer McShane, led by Professor Mort Winston, The College of New Jersey Filmmaker Jenifer McShane spent four years visiting Bedford Hills Correctional Facility and following the women and their families. A mother herself, Jenifer was drawn to the universal themes of motherhood and the staggering power of the mother-child relationship. As we watch the mothers inside Bedford trying to become their better selves, we see parts of our own selves – and that gives us all hope. 1 hour 33 minutes http://www.mothersofbedford.com/

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FLY AWAY, Plus Director Janet Grillo

April 12th, 2015

FLY AWAY, Plus Director Janet Grillo

FLY AWAY: The poignant yet humor filled story about a single mother of a teenager severely impacted by autism, forced to reckon with her daughter's future. As her child becomes an adult, what used to work, no longer does. What will sustain her daughter, and herself? A parent-child love story, when love means letting go. 85 minutes; Not Rated Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Elg-giVLPxw&feature=em-share_video_user

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GIDEON'S ARMY - Economic Justice Film Forum

April 24th, 2015

GIDEON'S ARMY - Economic Justice Film Forum

Followed by discussion led by Professor Mort Winston, The College of New Jersey and students in his Social Justice seminar. GIDEON’S ARMY follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are part of a small group of idealistic lawyers in the Deep South challenging the assumptions that drive a criminal justice system strained to the breaking point. Nearly 50 years since the landmark Supreme Court ruling Gideon vs. Wainwright that established the right to counsel, can these courageous lawyers revolutionize the way America thinks about indigent defense and make “justice for all” a reality? 96 Minutes http://gideonsarmythefilm.com/

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