Calvary

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(Ireland / 2014 / Directed by John Michael McDonagh)
R / 101 mins
Following the international success of The Guard, director John Michael McDonagh and a brilliant Brendan Gleeson reunite in this blackly comic drama about a good priest tormented by his community in a small and picturesque Irish town.
Gleeson is Father James who, in the film’s gripping first scene, is threatened with death during confession. A man tells of how he was sexually abused by a priest from the age of seven, and has decided that the only way to rectify matters is to kill an innocent clergyman. He calmly gives Father James a week to get his matters in order. Father James knows the man who made the threat (though he’s kept hidden from the viewer), and Calvary then takes us on a twisted journey through a motley crew of villager suspects. A fantastic supporting cast including Chris O’Dowd (The Sapphires), Kelly Reilly (Sherlock Holmes) and Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones), people the village with a range of richly drawn characters who exasperate Father James as he prepares to face his own personal Calvary.
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Magic in the Moonlight

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Sept 1 – 4 Sept 5 – 11
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(USA / 2014 / Directed by Woody Allen)
PG-13 / 100 mins. 
Fresh off of an Oscar nomination for Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen returns with a sun-soaked romance set in 1920s France, about a beguiling spiritualist and the man hired to debunk her.
Against a backdrop of wealthy mansions, gorgeous Mediterranean vistas, and fashionable jazz joints, Sophie (Emma Stone) works as a medium for a rich family. When an Englishman (Colin Firth) is brought in to convince her employers of her fraudulent nature, he becomes increasingly puzzled by the accuracy of her soothsaying and impressed by her trickery. As his cynicism is challenged, he gradually falls for the young woman and a series of personal and professional complications ensue. With a stellar cast including Eileen Atkins, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, and Jacki Weaver, Magic in the Moonlight is a terrific ensemble comedy from one of the true masters of cinema.
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A Short Film About Killing

Sept 7
Sunday 8:30
(Poland / 1987 / Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski)
Unrated / 86 mins.
On a somber March day, the paths of three men cross: the cabbie Marian cleans his car, the lawyer Piotr celebrates passing his bar exam while in the same café, 20-year-old Jacek prepares his murder weapon.
The film is a psychological and ethical study of murder. A sensation at the Cannes film festival and recipient of numerous awards, A Short Film About Killing opened the door to an international career for director, Krzysztof Kieślowski. 1990 Bodil Awards – winner. 1988 Cannes Film Festival – FIPRESCI Prize, Jury Prize winner, Palme d’Or – nomination. 1988 European Film Awards – European Film Award – winner. 1990 French Syndicate of Cinema Critics – Critics Award – winner. 1988 Polish Film Festival – Golden Lions – winner. 1990 Robert Festival – winner.
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Man of Iron

In Rhinebeck 
Sept 10
Wed 3:00
(Poland / 1981 / Directed by Andrzej Wajda)
Unrated / 154 mins.
A masterful story about the limitations of the press coupled with real footage of the Solidarity movement strikes. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and nominated for an Academy Award®, Man of Iron expands on the plot of its predecessor, Man of Marble.
It examines the events leading to one of the most crucial historical events of the 20th century. The movie was produced in haste at the express wish of the shipyard workers (with the use of their own archives) to support their strike. It features, among others, future Nobel Prize Winner and Polish President Lech Wałęsa as himself, and captures the passion, tragedy and anxiety of the times. 1981 Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or – winner, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury – winner. 1981 Chicago IFF – Gold Hugo – winner. 1982 Academy Awards®, USA – Oscar® – nomination. 1982 César Awards, France – César – nomination. 1982 Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain – CEC Award – winner. 1982 London Critics Circle Film Awards – ALFS Award – winner. 1982 New York Film Critics Circle Awards – Special Award – winner, NYFCC 2nd Award.
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