Rio de Janeiro, 1950. Eurídice, 18, and Guida, 20, are two inseparable sisters living at home with their conservative parents. Although immersed in a traditional life, each one nourishes a dream: Eurídice of becoming a renowned pianist, Guida of finding true love. In a dramatic turn, they are separated by their father and forced to live apart. They take control of their separate destinies, while never giving up hope of finding each other. A tropical melodrama from the director of Madame Satã, Powerfully acted and rich with emotion, INVISIBLE LIFE beguiles in the moment and leaves a lingering, dreamlike impression. Brazil's official entry to the 2020 Academy Awards
Six Oscar nominations including BEST PICTURE!
Writer director Taika Waititi (HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE), brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, JOJO RABBIT, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.
For over a decade, The Pageant Theater has proudly brought the Oscar Nominated Short Films to audiences across the globe. This exclusive release features the year’s most spectacular short films to watch on the big screen in one of three distinct feature-length compilations: Live Action, Animation or Documentary. (each program separate admission). Don’t miss this year’s amazing selection of shorts!
Stéphane (Damien Bonnard), has recently joined the Anti-Crime squad in Montfermeil, a sensitive district of the Paris projects. Paired up with Chris (Alexis Manenti) and Gwada (Djebril Zonga), whose methods are sometimes unorthodox, he rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighborhood groups. When the trio finds themselves overrun during the course of an arrest, a drone begins filming every move they make. A portrait of a diverse France but also a divided one, ruled by geographical boundaries and racial barriers, set in a City of Light that sits on a powder keg. France's official entry to the 2020 Academy Awards
Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard). As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill. CLEMENCY is a wise and heartbreaking film that mines serious social issues for gripping drama, brought to life by an outstanding cast led by a brilliant performance by Alfre Woodard