The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos)

May 30, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday June 25.  2010 Academy Award Winner:  Best Foreign Language Film. With THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES, Argentinean writer-director-editor Juan Jose Campanella has created a multi-layered and poignant thriller interweaving the personal lives of a state prosecution investigator and a judge, with a manhunt spanning twenty-five years. Recently retired criminal court investigator Benjamin (Ricardo […]

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No One Knows About Persian Cats

May 24, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday June 4.  Unrated, 106 min.  In Persian with English subtitles. The fifth feature by award-winning director Bahman Ghobadi;  Shot in secret and featuring extraordinary performances by real underground bands, NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT PERSIAN CATS follows a pair of young musicians, recently released from prison, on a mission to take their rock band […]

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

May 21, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday May 7.  See Calendar for showtimes. From director Niels Arden Oplev, based on the novel by Stieg Larsson. Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her beloved uncle is convinced it was murder […]

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A Prophet (Un prophète)

Apr 22, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday April 23: “A PROPHET (Un prophète)” from writer/director Jacques Audiard. See Calendar for showtimes. Condemned to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena cannot read or write.  Arriving at the jail entirely alone, he appears younger and more fragile than the other convicts.  He is 19 years old.  Cornered by the leader of […]

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Essential Arthouse: High And Low – Monday, June 20 at 7:30 and Saturday, June 23 at noon.

Apr 20, 2010 No Comments

  HIGH AND LOW Directed by Akira Kurosawa In Japanese with English subtitles 142 min, unrated Dr. Frank Grabowski, Assistant Professor of Philosophy will introduce the June 20th screening at 7:30.   The Invisible Man (1933) Directed by James Whale 71 min, unrated Introductory Speaker: Stacy Takacs, Associate Professor of American Studies, OSU-Tulsa

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Mid August Lunch (Pranzo di ferragosto)

Apr 15, 2010 No Comments

Opens Friday April 16.  75 min, NR, in Italian w English subtitles. See Calendar for showtimes. Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. […]

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