Spring 2018 movie lineup

All shows start will be shown at Richland Public Library.

 

 

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Date (Time) Movie Title (release year) Venue
January 15 (6 PM) Lane 1974  (2017) Richland Public Library
February 4 (2 PM) Maudie (2016) Richland Public Library
March 4 (2 PM) Gook (2017) Richland Public Library
March 19 (6 PM) The Art of the Steal (2009) Richland Public Library
April 1 (2 PM) Loving Vincent (2017) Richland Public Library
April 16 (6 PM) Kikujiro (1999) Richland Public Library

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January 15 (6 PM)

Adventure/Biography, USA, English, Not Rated, 79 min. (co-written and directed by SJ Chiro)

Lane 1974 is a different kind of 1970s story. Based on Clane Hayward’s 2007 memoir The Hypocrisy of Disco, Lane 1974 tells the story of 13 yr. old Lane as she works to keep her family together amidst the erratic, migratory behavior of her mother. An exploration of identity of the self and the family unit, Lane 1974 is a great start to the New Year.

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February 4 (2 PM)

Maudie (2016) Biographical Drama, Ireland/Canada, English, PG-13, 116 min.

The alluring Sally Hawkins stars alongside Ethan Hawke in Maudie, a drama about Canadian artist Maudie Lewis. Chronicling Maudie’s experience with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and her journey to becoming one of Canada’s premiere folk artists, the film is an honest, brutal, engaging, and heartfelt portrayal of human relationships, artistic temperament, and charming passion.

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(2013) Director: Rolf de Heer Writers: David Gulpilil, Rolf de Heer. Genres: Drama. Country: Australia. Language: Yolngu Matha/ English. Runtime: 108 min. Color: Color.Drama. Australia. NR.

Awards: A total of 12 wins and 16 nomination.

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March 4 (2 PM)

Gook (2017) Drama, USA, English, Not Rated, 94 min.

Limits are tested and conflict comically explored in 2017’s Gook. Written and directed by Justin Chon the film is about two Korean-American brothers who, while running their father’s shoe store, cultivate a surprising friendship with a local 11 year old black girl during day one of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Timely and important, Gook will captivate you.

Won an Oscar for the best foreign launguage film.

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(2014) Director: Carlos Marques-Marcet. Writers: Carlos Marques-Marcet, Clara Roquet. Genres: Comedy, drama, romance. Country: Spain. Language: Spanish, Catalan, English. Runtime: 99 min. Color: Color. Rated R for some strong sexual content including dialogue, language and brief graphic nudity.

Awards: Won oscar for best foreign film. A total of 51 wins and 40 nominations.

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March 19 (6 PM)

The Art of the Steal (2009) Documentary, USA, English, Not Rated, 101 min. Directed by Don Argott.

The Art of the Steal tells the story of the provocative move of what is often considered the world’s best collection of post-Impressionist art, called The Barnes Foundation. Named for Dr. Albert C. Barnes, the collection was written into his will to be located in Lower Merion Township. A chronicle of the breaking of his will and resultant community tensions, The Art of the Steal is an art documentary not to be missed.

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(2012) Director: Sujoy Ghosh. Writer: Advaita Kala, Sujay Ghosh. Genres: Drama, Mystery, Suspense. Country: India. Language: Hindi, Bengali, English. Runtime: 122 min. Color: Color. Rated: NR.

Awards: 16 wins and 12 nominations (Indian Federal Government National Film Awards, Asia-Pacific Film Festival, International Indian Film Academy, Apsara Film Producers Guild Awards, Filmfare Awards, Screen Weekly Awards, Stardust Awards, Zee Cine Awards).

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April 1 (2 PM)

Loving Vincent (2017) Animation/Biography Crime Drama, Poland/United Kingdom, English, PG-13, 93 min.

This is the world’s first fully painted animated film. A biographical drama about the life and circumstances of the death of Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, the film is on oil painting on canvas (Van Gogh’s same medium) in 65,000 frames. Written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman and an international co-production between Poland and the U.K., Loving Vincent is a critically acclaimed, award-winning, breathtaking film.

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(2015) Director: Lisa Immordino Vreeland Writers: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bernadine Colish (co-writer). Genres: Documentary, Biography, History. Country: UK, Italy. Language: English. Runtime: 96 min. Color: Color. Rated: NR. Awards: A total of 1 win and 2 nominations.

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April 16 (6 PM)

Kikujiro (1999) Drama/Comedy, Japan, Japanese, PG-13, 122 min. Written and directed by Japan gangster film favorite Takeshi Kitano (stage name Beat Takeshi).

Kikujiro is a heart-warming buddy comedy about Kikujiro (played by Takeshi) and his unexpected friendship with a young boy. Searching for his mother on his summer vacation, the young boy challenges and betters Kikujiro as the two travel in search of familial reconcialtion. Featuring a score composed by Joe Haisaishi, Kikujiro is an irresistible movie perfect for Spring.

(2015) Director: Bentley Dean and Martin Butler. Writer: Martin Butler John Collee Bentley Dean. Genres: Drama, romance. Country: Australia, Vanuatu. Language: Nauvhal. Runtime: 104 min. Color: Color.

Awards: Nominated for an Oscar. A total of 7 wins and 17 nominations.

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(2013) Director:Asghar Farhadi Written By: Asghar Farhadi. Genres: Art House & International, Drama, Mystery & Suspense. Country: Iran, France. Language: Persian, English. Runtime: 124 min. Color: Color. Rated PG-13 (for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image).

Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 18 nominations (Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Asian Film Awards, Awards Circuit Community Awards, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, Denver Film Critics Society, Vancouver International Film Festival, Munich Film Festival and others).

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(2016) Director: Nicolas Vanier. Writers: Juliette Sales, Fabien Suarez. Genres: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family. Country: France. Language: French/German, English, Romanian. Runtime: 104 min. Color: Color. Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language and brief drug use.

Awards: A total of 3 wins and 2 nominations.

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The Guardian - Peter Bradshaw's review
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