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Weekend Engagements

  • September 8, 2017 — October 30, 2017
Fri, Sep 22
Sun, Sep 24
Sun, Sep 24

No Man’s Land

Directed by David Byars

In January 2016, a well-armed band of anti-government militants led by the sons of renegade rancher Cliven Bundy took control

Fri, Sep 29
Sat, Sep 30
Sat, Sep 30

Dolores

Directed by Peter Bratt

The dynamic speaker Cesar Chavez first comes to mind when considering the decades of work of the United Farmworkers Union

Sun, Oct 1

The Illinois Parables

Directed by Deborah Stratman

Stratman’s latest feature—following such crucial works as O’er the Land (2009)—is an 11-part historical compendium, comprised of discrete stories of

Fri, Oct 6
Sat, Oct 7
Sun, Oct 8

The Reagan Show

Directed by Pacho Velez, Sierra Pettengill

Our current president wasn’t the first to ride media and celebrity fame to the White House. Ronald Reagan transitioned from

Fri, Oct 13
Sat, Oct 14
Sun, Oct 15

Ex Libris

Directed by Frederick Wiseman

Frederick Wiseman’s 42nd documentary brings his incisive vision to of one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning, capturing the

Fri, Oct 20
Sat, Oct 21
Sun, Oct 22

Nocturama

Directed by Bertrand Bonello

Bonnello’s (Saint Laurent) latest provocation is a film in two distinct and gripping parts: first, a procedural in which we

Sat, Oct 21
Sun, Oct 22

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Directed by Steve James

The incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York, elicits both

Thu, Oct 26

Score: A Film Music Documentary

Directed by Matt Schrader

What makes a film score unforgettable? How does the creative process between directors and composers come together? Tracing key developments

Fri, Oct 27
Mon, Oct 30

Rat Film

Directed by Theo Anthony

Anthony’s debut feature is a clear-eyed, probing examination of twin issues both historically and currently affecting the city of Baltimore:

Sat, Oct 28

When the Mountains Tremble

Directed by Pamela Yates

When the Mountains Tremble remains a compelling testimony to the struggle of the largely Mayan Indian population in . In

Sat, Oct 28

Granito: How To Nail A Dictator

Directed by Pamela Yates

Sometimes a film doesn’t just document history, it makes history. Such is the case with Granito. Part political thriller, part

Sat, Oct 28
Sun, Oct 29

500 Years

Directed by Pamela Yates

Completing her epic trilogy about Guatemala, which launched with When the Mountains Tremble (1983), a film that contributed to the

Bight of the Twin

Directed by Hazel Hill McCarthy

Bight of the Twin, an experimental visual and musical journey, tells the story of musician and artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

Blow-Up

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

Antonioni’s landmark film set a new course for the cinema with its stylistic flourishes, jazzy score by Herbie Hancock, and

Dawson City: Frozen Time

Directed by Bill Morrison

Like his elegant Decasia (2002) and The Great Flood (2012), Dawson City is a hypnotic mashup of narrative cinema filtered