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Just Booked! Don't miss a special screening of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby on Thurs. Sept 11 at 7:00 pm, followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Ned Benson and producer Cassandra Kulukundis.

"Jonathan Demme's Rarely Seen Cinema" is back this month with a screening of You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet on Sun. Sept 28 at 5:00 pm.


The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
Thu. Sep 11 at 7:00 pm
Preview Screening with Filmmaker!
With his unique vision, filmmaker Ned Benson captures a complete picture of a relationship in this beautifully relatable portrait of love and empathy. Conor (James McAvoy) and Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) find themselves as strangers in the wake of tragedy yet yearn to reclaim an idyllic past that may be too far gone. Screened for the first time at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, this film combines Benson's previous two films – titled HIM and HER – uniting their perspectives and taking a further look into the subjectivity of relationships. Also starring: William Hurt, Viola Davis, and Isabelle Huppert.
Q&A filmmaker Ned Benson and producer Cassandra Kulukundis with Janet Maslin.
Ned Benson. 2014. 122 m. R. UK. The Weinstein Company.
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Tickets: $15 (members) $20 (nonmembers)

You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet
You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet
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You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet Sun. Sep 28 at 5:00 pm
"Jonathan Demme's Rarely Seen Cinema"
"... [A] sly, elegant meditation on the relationship between reality and artifice. But it is a thought-experiment driven above all by emotion." (A.O. Scott, New York Times)
Based on two works by the playwright Jean Anouilh, the film opens with a who's-who of French acting royalty being summoned to the reading of a late playwright's last will and testament. There, the playwright (Denis Podalydès) appears on a TV screen from beyond the grave and asks his erstwhile collaborators to evaluate a recording of an experimental theater company performing his Eurydice – a play they themselves all appeared in over the years. But as the video unspools, instead 
of watching passively, these seasoned thespians begin acting out the text alongside their youthful avatars, looking back into the past rather like mythic Orpheus himself.
Q&A Academy Award winner and series host Jonathan Demme.
Alain Resnais. 2012. 115 m. NR. France/Germany, French with subtitles. Kino Lorber Films.
Tickets: $9 (members) $14 (nonmembers)

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