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|Andrei Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice||
Tarkovsky's haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation. Made as he was dying of cancer, THE SACRIFICE is Tarkovsky's personal statement, a profoundly moving, redemptive tragedy steeped in unforgettable imagery and heart-wrenching emotion.
Release Year: 1986 Running Time: 145 mins Color: Color
Gloria Swanson stars as a prostitute caught on a tropical isle with a platoon of Marines and a fanatical minister played by Lionel Barrymore.
Release Year: 1928 Running Time: 97 mins Color: B&W
A Russian immigrant teenager's clairvoyant powers create mayhem among the students at Golda Meir Junior High in this jumpy, highly energetic, off-kilter Israel where first love and the apocalypse seem interconnected.
Release Year: 1996 Running Time: 85 mins Color: Color
|Sally Of The Sawdust||
W. C. Fields stars as a lovable con man who becomes the unlikely guardian of an orphaned circus waif (Carol Dempster).
Release Year: 1925 Running Time: 113 mins Color: B&W
|The Salt of Life||
Release Year: 2011 Running Time: 90 mins Color: Color
|Salt of This Sea||
Annemarie Jacir's politically charged feature debut is the story of Soraya, a Brooklyn-born woman who travels to Palestine to retrieve her grandfather's savings, frozen in a Jaffa bank account after his 1948 exile. Her status as a dispossessed exile and encounter with contemporary politics provides a rare glimpse in to the Middle East of today.
Release Year: 2008 Running Time: 109 mins Color: Color
As wedding festivities get underway in a Bedouin village in Southern Israel, Jalila finds herself in the awkward position of hosting her husband Suliman’s marriage to a second, much younger wife. During the celebration, Jalila stumbles across her eldest daughter Layla’s involvement with a boy from her university—a strictly forbidden liaison that would shame the family. Burying the indignity of Suliman and his new bride living next door, Jalila also tries to contain Layla’s situation by clamping down on her. But Layla sees a different life for herself...
Release Year: 2016 Running Time: 87 mins Color: Color
In director Eugène Green's elegant and poignant La Sapienza, architect Alexandre (Fabrizio Rongione) and social scientist Alienor (Christelle Prot Landman) retreat to Stresa, Italy, intent on climbing out of the emotional malaise that has trapped their marriage.
Release Year: 2014 Running Time: 100 mins Color: Color
When middle-aged milquetoast Chris Cross (Edward G. Robinson) rescues street-walking bad girl Kitty (Joan Bennett) from the rain slicked gutters of Greenwich Village, he plunges headlong into a whirlpool of lust, larceny, and revenge. SCARLET STREET is Fritz Lang's 1945 remake of Jean Renoir's 1931 LA CHIENNE.
Release Year: 1945 Running Time: 101 mins Color: B&W
A landmark expose of Britain's violent reform schools, Alan Clarke's SCUM is a controversial shock to the system. Originally made for TV in 1977, the BBC withheld the program from release, due to its intense depictions of suicide, rape and racism. Refusing to be censored, Clarke reshot the film as a theatrical feature in 1979, making his attack on the borstal system even more scathing, and it is the latter, more vitriolic version that is available from Kino Lorber.
Release Year: 1979 Running Time: 96 mins Color: Color
“Sea Sorrow” marks Vanessa Redgrave’s debut as a film director and is a very personal, dynamic meditation on the current global refugee crisis through the eyes and voices of campaigners and children mixing past and present, documentary and drama in its reflection on the importance of human rights.
Release Year: 2017 Running Time: 74 mins Color: Color
|The Seduction of Mimi||
A blistering satire of Italy in the 1970s, THE SEDUCTION OF MIMI takes aim at a corrupt government, compromised labor leaders and the Neanderthal sexual politics of men in power, with uproarious results.
Release Year: 1972 Running Time: 112 mins Color: Color
|Seeds Of Time||
A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Gene banks of the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation inspired rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are already affecting farmers globally. But Fowler's journey, and our own, is just beginning: From Rome to Russia and, finally, a remote island under the Arctic Circle, Fowler's passionate and personal journey may hold the key to saving the one resource we cannot live without: our seeds.
Release Year: 2014 Running Time: 77 mins Color: Color
In 1952, Ousmane Sembene, a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout, began dreaming an impossible dream: to become the storyteller for a new Africa. This true story celebrates how the father of African cinema, against enormous odds, fought a monumental, 50-year battle to give Africans a voice.
Release Year: 2015 Running Time: 86 mins Color: Color and B&W
|September Storm 3-D||
The long-lost 1960 3-D and Cinemascope feature September Storm is back, fully restored by the 3-D Film Archive! New DCP now available!
This drama of treasure hunters exploring the Mediterranean Sea was the last 3-D picture filmed in the 1950s, and the first to be released in 3-D CinemaScope. Hoping to impress New York model Joanne Dru, sailor Asher Dann borrows his boss’s boat; con men Mark Stevens and Robert Strauss convince the couple to search for a fortune in sunken gold coins. Director Byron Haskin is best known for the 1953 classic THE WAR OF THE WORLDS; the script is by noir legend W. R. Burnett (THE ASPHALT JUNGLE, HIGH SIERRA). The first feature to include color underwater 3-D footage, SEPTEMBER STORM was long considered lost until the original negative elements were located for this digital restoration. - American Cinematheque
Release Year: 1960 Running Time: 99 mins Color: Color
|Serial Killer 1||
Specializing in police procedurals, writer/director Frederic Tellier marks his feature debut with a story about one of the trickiest criminal cases in recent French history, and the first case to incorporate DNA evidence.
Release Year: 2015 Running Time: 119 mins Color: Color
COMING SOON IN A NEW 2K RESTORATION! Nominated for four Academy Awards® including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven sisters while claiming to protect their honor at any cost, Pasqualino is arrested for murder and later sent to fight in the army after committing sexual assault. The Germans capture him and he gets sent to a concentration camp where he plots to make his escape by seducing a German officer.
Release Year: 1975 Running Time: 116 mins Color: Color
|Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors||
One of the landmarks of 1960's world cinema in a new transfer that restores Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors in all the extravagant color, vivid tragedy, and lucid anthropological detail that stunned audiences when it first premiered.
Release Year: 1964 Running Time: 92 mins Color: Color
Rudolph Valentino’s most famous role. Agnes Ayres stars as Lady Diana Mayo, a headstrong Western woman who infiltrates the private party of the handsome Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan (Valentino).
Release Year: 1921 Running Time: 75 mins Color: B&W
|Short Cut to Nirvana||
Release Year: 2004 Running Time: 85 mins Color: Color
|The Short Films of the Quay Brothers||
Release Year: 1979 Color: Color and B&W
|Siberian Lady Macbeth||
In what might be termed Russo-Shakespearean noir, a ruthless woman's adulterous affair with a drifter sets in motion a chain-reaction of murder and deception in a remote village in 19th Century Mtsensk.
Release Year: 1962 Running Time: 93 mins Color: B&W
Release Year: 2013 Running Time: 97 mins Color: Color
A young artist living in New York City tries to make a living sketching passers-by on the street. He survives on his meager means and has found refuge in an abandoned building. One night, on the corner of a back alley, he finds a little girl whose father has just been murdered. While struggling to take care of her, he meets a young rich woman who immediately falls in love with this awkward couple.
Release Year: 1988 Running Time: 97 mins Color: B&W
Release Year: 2011 Running Time: 75 mins Color: Color
|Siren of the Tropics||
Available only as a fragment for decades, Baker's first film debut establishes the rags to riches fairy tale from which her subsequent films would be cut - this time set in a conspicuously Parisian Antilles. Among the crew was a very young Luis Bunuel.
Release Year: 1927 Running Time: 86 mins Color: Tinted B&W
A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests. A by Ursula Meier.
Release Year: 2012 Running Time: 97 mins Color: Color
The bourgeois and extremely eccentric Van Peteghem family—among them Juliette Binoche, Fabrice Luchini, and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi—have settled in for another summer at their cliff-top villa overlooking the picturesque Slack Bay. Their leisurely rhythm of sunbathing and seaside constitutionals is soon interrupted by the arrival of two bumbling inspectors investigating a string of tourists gone missing.
Release Year: 2017 Running Time: 122 mins Color: Color
From Fernando DiLeo, Klaus Kinski stars as a doctor whose mostly female patients are being brutally dispatched by a psychopath.
Release Year: 1971 Running Time: 89 mins Color: Color
|The Socalled Movie||
A kaleidoscopic portrait of Josh Dolgin of 18 short films which display his electrifying craft and sense of history. Combining Yiddish songs with funk, rap and everything in between, his tunes are densely layered tapestries of dizzying complexity. He collaborates with legendary trombonist Fred Wesley (a key member of James Brown's bands), klezmer hero David Krakauer, and re-discovers pianist Irving Fields.
Release Year: 2010 Running Time: 88 mins Color: Color
Release Year: 2011 Running Time: 85 mins Color: Color
|The Son of Joseph||
The American-born expatriate filmmaker Eugène Green exists in his own special artistic orbit. His latest movie, The Son of Joseph, is perhaps his most buoyant. A nativity story reboot that gently skewers French cultural pretensions, it features newcomer Victor Ezenfis as a discontented Parisian teenager in search of a father with Mathieu Amalric and Fabrizio Rongione as his, respectively, callous and gentle alternative paternal options, and Natacha Régnier as his single mother.
Release Year: 2016 Running Time: 115 mins Color: Color
|Son of Man||
"Extraordinary and powerful" (Roger Ebert). In the state of Judea in southern Africa, violence, poverty and sectarianism are endemic. As civil war reaches new heights, a divine child is born to a lowly couple. The critically acclaimed SON OF MAN is a powerful retelling of the life of Christ set in contemporary South Africa.
Release Year: 2007 Running Time: 91 mins Color: Color
|The Son of the Sheik||
Rudolph Valentino portrays a cultured yet untamed young man who is lured into a thieve’s trap by a beautiful dancer, Yasmin (Vilma Banky).
Release Year: 1926 Running Time: 68 mins Color: B&W
|Songs from the North||
SONGS FROM THE NORTH is an essay film which offers an unique look at the enigma of North Korea, a country typically seen through the distorted lens of jingoistic propaganda and derisive satire.
Release Year: 2014 Running Time: 72 mins Color: Color
|Songs My Brothers Taught Me||
Songs My Brothers Taught Me is set in the often starkly beautiful Badlands of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation; most of the key players are young Lakota Native Americans.
Release Year: 2015 Running Time: 94 mins Color: Color
|Sons of Ben||
Sons of Ben: The Movie tells the story of a Major League Soccer supporters club’s quest to bring an MLS team to their city, and how that journey changed the group’s members as well as the face of a struggling community.
Release Year: 2015 Running Time: 73 mins Color: Color
|Sophie Scholl-The Final Days||
Release Year: 2005 Running Time: 117 mins Color: Color
|The Sound of Insects||
In a remote forest, a hunter discovers a mummified corpse and a diary, detailing the man's thoughts as he commits suicide through self-imposed starvation. Based on an incredible true story, THE SOUND OF INSECTS is a stunning investigation into the man's enigmatic self-destructive motivations.
Release Year: 2008 Running Time: 88 mins Color: Color and B&W
|The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation||
Director Chuck Workman examines the lasting cultural significance of the Beats, focusing mainly on Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs and Neal Cassady.
Release Year: 1996 Running Time: 88 mins Color: Color/B&W
|A Space Program||
Release Year: 2015 Running Time: 72 mins Color: Color
Release Year: 1989 Running Time: 92 mins Color: Color
|Spies (2K Digital Restoration)||
Having defined the espionage genre with Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler, Fritz Lang returned to the genre with this surprisingly fast-paced and remarkably grim thriller. Rudolf Kleine-Rogge stars as Haghi, the head of an elaborate criminal empire, and Willy Fritsch is the undercover agent assigned to topple the diabolical king from his throne.
Release Year: 1928 Running Time: 150 mins Color: B&W
|Spies (Restored Authorized Edition)||
Previously seen in the U.S. in a severely truncated form, Fritz Lang's elaborate superspy thriller is at last restored to its proper length. This newly restored edition of Spies is composed of the best surviving 35mm film elements, assembled from archives throughout the world. It is more than 50 minutes longer than any version previously released on video.
Release Year: 1928 Running Time: 143 mins Color: B&W
This documentary chronicles the evolution of eastern spirituality in America from its popularization in the counterculture of the 1960s to its widespread infusion into every aspect of our contemporary society. Discusses its role in our new understandings of social inequities, western faith practices, cutting-edge medicine and science, and more.
Release Year: 2008 Running Time: 124 mins Color: Color
|A Star Is Born (1937)||
From maverick filmmaker William A. Wellman (The Public Enemy, Nothing Sacred) comes the original, timeless tale of Hollywood fantasy and heartbreak: A STAR IS BORN. Janet Gaynor stars as Esther Blodgett, a small-time girl who get a lucky break in Hollywood with help from movie star Norman Maine (Fredric March).
Release Year: 1937 Running Time: 111 mins Color: Technicolor
|A State of Mind||
A STATE OF MIND follows two North Korean schoolgirls and their families in the lead up to the "Mass Games" — the biggest and most elaborate human performance on earth — and in the process reveals more of North Korea than ever before.
Release Year: 2004 Running Time: 94 mins Color: Color
Story charts the course of a relationship between a young woman (Taylor Schilling, Orange is the New Black) and a disgraced middle-aged professor (Aidan Quinn). The couple's relationship is upended by an unexpected pregnancy, which forces both characters to confront
Release Year: 2013 Running Time: 99 mins Color: Color
A global pursuit (with layovers in Japan, Argentina, Brazil, France, Spain, the U.S. and other countries) for the best steak in the world, STEAK (R)EVOLUTION features exclusive conversations with chefs, farmers, butchers, steakhouse owners, journalists and experts about the many variables that affect the quality of our meat.
Release Year: 2015 Running Time: 114 mins Color: Color
|Steamboat Bill, Jr.||
The last of the independent features made in the prime of Buster Keaton's career, STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. is a large-scale follow-up to The General, substituting a Mississippi paddlewheel for the locomotive, and replacing the spectacle of the Civil War with a catastrophic hurricane. Keaton stars as William Canfield, Jr., a Boston collegian who returns to his deep-southern roots to reunite with his father, a crusty riverboat captain (Ernest Torrence) who is engaged in a bitter rivalry with a riverboat king, coincidentally, the father of Willie's sweetheart (Marion Byron). New restoration from Lobster Films coming soon to DCP!
Release Year: 1928 Running Time: 70 mins Color: B&W
|Straight to Hell - Director's Cut Special Edition||
Four hapless bank robbers bury their loot and attempt to hide out in a deserted desert town, but very soon find three black-suited killers-for-hire. After missing their intended target and trying to escape the wrath of their employer (Jim Jarmusch), they head for the desert and rob a bank en-route. As their car dies in a ravine, the trio bury their money and head for a lonely town to hide out till the heat blows over.
Release Year: 1986 Running Time: 91 mins Color: Color
|Strand: Under The Dark Cloth (plus Manhatta)||
Beautifully crafted, thoroughly researched and illustrated with some of the photographer's most famous images, this documentary sheds light on noteworthy photographer Paul Strand.
Release Year: 1990 Running Time: 81 mins Color: Color
|Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains||
Release Year: 2008 Running Time: 126 mins Color: Color and B&W
|A Strange Course of Events||
Shaul is a melancholic dreamer, with a tendency to run whenever things go wrong. He returns to Haifa one day for a reckoning with the father he has not seen in 5 years. But getting along with an airy-fairy mother in-law with a penchant for New Age, a daughter on the verge of adolescence, and a father who's been converted to yoga is not easy. After a fateful slip, Shaul will find his place as a son, a father, and more.
Release Year: 2013 Running Time: 100 mins Color: Color
|Street of Crocodiles||
Release Year: 1986 Running Time: 21 mins Color: Color
The first feature film by the director of Battleship Potemkin, Sergei Eisenstein’s STRIKE is a visual tour-de-force that employs dynamic editing and experimental camerawork to dramatize the saga of a bitterly-fought factory strike in 1903.
Release Year: 1925 Running Time: 89 mins Color: B&W
Film and television icon, Joan Collins (TV’s Dynasty, The Bitch) is back and she's fierier than ever as Fontaine, the bored wife of a rich businessman and the owner of London's hottest club, The Hobo.
Release Year: 1978 Running Time: 90 mins Color: Color
For 33 months, from 1977 to 1980, the nightclub Studio 54 was the place to be seen in Manhattan. A haven of hedonism, tolerance, glitz and glamor, Studio was very hard to gain entrance to and impossible to ignore, with news of who was there filling the gossip columns daily. Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager, two college friends from Brooklyn, succeeded in creating the ultimate escapist fantasy in the heart of the theater district. Rubell was the bon vivant who wanted to be everybody’s friend and was photographed with every celebrity du jour who entered the club and Schrager was the behind-the-scenes creative mastermind who shunned the limelight. Studio 54 was an instant success and a cash cow, but the drug-and-sex-fueled dream soon imploded in financial scandal and the club’s demise. With unprecedented access to Schrager, who tells the whole unvarnished story for the first time, and a treasure-trove of rare footage, director Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor, Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood) constructs a vivid, glorious portrait of a disco-era phenomenon, and tells the story of two friends who stuck together through an incredible series of highs and lows.
Release Year: 2018 Running Time: 98 mins
NEW DCP COMING SOON! Mariangela Melato (Swept Away) stars as Signora Bolk, a self-made tycoon interested in ecological preservation. She is fed up with the terrorists who poach Italy's rich beauty, and as part of a crazy retaliation scheme she hires a former CIA agent to abduct the number one violator, Giuseppe 'Beppe' Catania. Catania is taken to her villa on a private island where he insists that as a man, he cannot go without sex. She relents and hires two prostitutes to pleasure him. Blindfolded and chained, Beppe realizes that the third woman is none other than the woman who kidnapped him and agrees to pay the $100 million but only with a twist.
Release Year: 1986 Running Time: 98 mins Color: Color
|A Summer Story||
A country girl (Imogen Stubbs) has a brief, life-shattering encounter when she falls for a young lawyer (James Wilby), whom she helps during his recovery from a twisted ankle. A story of young love, adapted from John Galsworthy's The Apple Tree.
Release Year: 1988 Running Time: 95 mins Color: Color
|The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom||
Release Year: 2009 Running Time: 79 mins Color: Color
The final portrait in a series on the lives of dictators by Alexander Sokurov, THE SUN is a re-imagining of Emperor Hirohito's final days in power during the waning days of WWII. Hirohito wanders through his palace in a child-like state of denial. But reality soon intrudes as American soldiers overrun his manicured gardens and visions of Hiroshima invade his dreams. No longer a God among men, Hirohito is forced accept the terms of the occupation and, even more dramatically, the renunciation of his divinity.
Release Year: 2005 Running Time: 110 mins Color: Color
|Sushi: The Global Catch||
Blue Fin Tuna is a valuable commodity that faces potential extinction due to the explosion in the popularity of sushi worldwide. Once a Japanese delicacy, today the consumption of sushi represents a four billion dollar industry. Is the current sushi trade sustainable? What can be done to ensure that the prized Blue Fin Tuna exists for future generations to come? This timely documentary poses important questions that all sushi lovers should give thought to before placing their next order of sushi.
Release Year: 2011 Running Time: 75 mins Color: Color
A lonely baker has his life (and business) reinvigorated when he hires an elderly woman with an uncanny culinary skill and a mysterious communion with nature, in this graceful, quietly moving drama from Japan's Naomi Kawase.
Release Year: 2015 Running Time: 113 mins Color: Color
|Sweet Love, Bitter||
Release Year: 1966 Running Time: 92 mins Color: B&W
NEW 2K RESTORATION! Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, Swept Away is Lina Wertmuller's most famous and controversial film about sex, love and politics. On an elegant yacht cruising off the coast of Sardinia, Raffaella (Mariangela Melato), a rich and stunning capitalist, enjoys tormenting Gennarino (Giancarlo Giannini), a Communist sailor. Fate weaves a different scenario and roles become reversed when the two find themselves stranded together on a deserted island. Raffaella must submit to Gennarino in order to survive, which culminates in a dramatic climax when they are rescued. They must determine if their love can survive the harsh realities of civilization.
Release Year: 1974 Running Time: 115 mins Color: Color
|Sympathy for Mr.Vengeance||
Unable to afford proper care for his dying sister, Ryu (Shin Ha-kyun - Lady Vengeance) is urged by his girlfriend (Bae Doo-na - The Host) urges Ryu to kidnap his boss's daughter. Ryu agrees, but unforseen tragedies turn an innocent con into a merciless quest for revenge.
Release Year: 2002 Running Time: 129 mins Color: Color
Shot on location in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, The Syrian Bride is a powerful film about physical, mental and emotional borders and the courage it takes to cross them.
Release Year: 2004 Running Time: 97 mins Color: Color