This fraught psychological drama explores the issue of the death penalty from the executioner’s point of view, while also sparing more than a thought for the family members of the condemned. “Formidable filmmaking.” Hollywood Reporter
Take Israel’s most popular soccer team, add a controversy-seeking owner, mix in two unsuspecting Muslim players and a rabid fan base hostile to change, and what do you get? The explosive, enthralling, and disturbing documentary, Forever Pure. Winner: Documentary direction and editing, Jerusalem.
Frank Langella leads a tremendous cast in this seriocomic road movie about a difficult, dying man on a cross-country journey to commit legally assisted suicide, against the wishes of his dysfunctional family.
Borquez’s memorable doc follows a same-sex couple, Victor and Fernando, as they fight for the right to be married in their home town of Mexicali, Baja California. A rallying cry for equality and a testament to the power of ordinary people to become agents of change.
An inspiring, mesmerizing portrait of the sublime dancer Wendy Whelan. Schlesinger’s film highlights such timeless issues as aging, retirement, self-rejuvenation, loyalty and family, and does so with as much flourish, technique and artistry as a prima ballerina.
Wed, Jan 11 – 8:00 PM – Palm Canyon
Sat, Jan 14 – 10:30 AM – Annenberg
Sun, Jan 15 – 5:00 PM – Annenberg
Directors, Adam Schlesinger and Linda Saffire to attend Jan. 11 and Jan. 14 screenings.
– The screening of UNA on Friday, January 13 at 8:00 pm has been moved to the Regal Cinemas PalmSprings.
– The screening of THE UNKNOWN GIRL on Saturday, January 14 at 7:00 pm
has been moved to the Camelot Theatres at 8:30 pm.
– The screening of ELLE originally scheduled on Saturday, January 14 at 8:30 pm
has been changed to screen at the Camelot Theatres on Friday, January 13 at 8:00 pm. The film’s star, Isabelle Huppert will be in attendance
for a post-screening Talking Pictures.
All existing tickets will be honored at the new screening times/venues.