Author: The JT LeRoy Story

Opens Friday, September 30 On January 9, 2006, The New York Times sent shockwaves through the literary world when it unmasked “it boy” wunderkind JT LeRoy, whose tough prose about a sordid childhood had captivated icons and luminaries internationally. It turned out LeRoy didn’t actually exist. He was the creative expression of 40-year-old San Francisco […]

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Manhattan Short Film Festival 2016

TBA MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their favorites. If the Film Festival experience truly is about getting great works in front of as many eyes as possible, MANHATTAN SHORT […]

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The Mark of Zorro (1920)

  Saturday, September 10 11:00 AM Tickets The apparently weak and silly offspring of a wealthy landowner in Southern California is actually the mask-wearing, sword-wielding character known as Zorro, scourge of the local oppressors. This first and most influential of screen adaptations from Johnston MacCulley’s pulp tale features athletic Douglas Fairbanks in top form.

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Little Gandhi

Monday, September 12 6:30 – FREE The story of iconic Syrian peace activist Ghiyath Matar whose brutal torture and death at the age of 26 outraged the international community and erupted into one of the most violent uprisings in modern history.

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Christine (1983)

Friday, September 9 & Saturday September 10 at 10:00 PM Tickets She was born in Detroit… on an automobile assembly line. But she is no ordinary automobile. Deep within her chassis lives an unholy presence. She is Christine – a red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment includes an evil, indestructible vengeance […]

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The Birth of a Nation

  Opens Friday, October 7 Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities – against himself and his fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates […]

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