Madeline’s Madeline

MADELINE’S MADELINE reveals an invigorating and bold voice in cinema that is not easily categorized. A coming of age story of sorts, featuring mesmerizing performances by Miranda July and by outstanding newcomer Helena Howard, as a mother and daughter caught in a psychological, mystifying dance. The two are forced to confront their relationship as Madeline’s theater director (Molly Parker) pushes their limits to the outer “Madeline’s Madeline”

Night Comes On

Eighteen-year-old Angel (the stellar Dominique Fishback, The Deuce) leaves her stint in juvenile detention with nothing but a few bucks and a dead cellphone. After serving time for unlawful possession of a weapon, she’s thrown back onto the streets and into a world riddled with the demons of her past. Filmmaker Jordana Spiro and co-writer Angelica Nwandu paint a tough but intimate portrait of sisterhood “Night Comes On”

2018, USA, 86 minutes, Directed by Jordana Spiro
Cast: Dominique Fishback, Tatum Hall, John Earl Jelks, Max Casella

Puzzle

After years of concerning herself with the needs and wants of her husband and sons, Agnes (Kelly Macdonald) has found something that she enjoys and is very good at doing. Stepping out of her domestic bubble to pursue her new hobby, Agnes meets Robert (Irrfan Kahn), a wealthy, reclusive inventor who immediately recognizes her talent and recruits her as his partner for an upcoming world “Puzzle”

2018, USA, 102 minutes, Directed by Marc Turtletaub
Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Irrfan Kahn, David Denman

John Waters Presents I, Olga

In 1973, Olga Hepnarová, a young woman in Prague, drove a truck into a group of people, killing 8 of them, and became the last woman to be executed in Czechoslovakia. I, OLGA follows her before the attack–a lonely lesbian who found it difficult to connect with others. Shot in black and white with an eye for detail, the film compellingly captures a specific time “John Waters Presents I, Olga”

Midnight Cowboy

The world premiere of the new 4K digital restoration! The John Schlesinger masterpiece that launched Jon Voigt’s career and solidified Dustin Hoffman standing as an A-list actor, MIDNIGHT COWBOY was a critical and commercial success despite controversy over what the MPAA termed its “homosexual frame of reference,” MIDNIGHT COWBOY became the first X-rated film to receive the Best Picture Oscar, and decades on, its influence “Midnight Cowboy”

1969, USA, 113 minutes, Directed by John Schlesinger
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, John Voight, Barnard Hughes, Sylvia Miles, Bob Balaban

We The Animals

Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father (Raul Castillo of Looking) while Ma dreams of escape, Jonah, the youngest, embraces an imagined world all his own. Finding himself curious about boys, he delicately explores his place in the world. Jeremiah Zagar glides into directing “We The Animals”

2018, USA, 94 minutes, Directed by Jeremiah Zagar
Cast: Raul Castillo, Sheila Vand, Josiah Gabriel, Isaiah Kristian, Evan Rosado