Advanced Screening. Seating on a first come basis. Doors at 6:30. Tickets available for pick up at the Paramount Box Office starting at 5pm. In a California beach community, private detective Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) tends to work his cases through the smoky haze of marijuana. One day, Shasta, an ex-lover, arrives out of […]
Sponsored by the French Cultural Center Michel Goundry, 94 minutes, France, 2013. Set in a charmingly surreal Paris, wealthy bachelor Colin spends his time developing his pianocktail (a cocktail-making piano) and devouring otherworldly dishes prepared by his trusty chef Nicolas. When Colin learns that his best friend Chick, a fellow acolyte of the philosopher Jean-Sol […]
Discussion with producer Christine Vachon will follow. John Krokidas, 104 minutes, USA, 2013. In the early 1940s, Allen Ginsberg is an English major at Columbia University, only to learn more than he bargained for. Dissatisfied by the orthodox attitudes of the school, Allen finds himself drawn to iconoclastic colleagues like Lucien Carr, William S. Burroughs […]
Total running time: 56 minutes Montreal continues to be a source of innovative experimental cinema that is rooted in hands-on, formally adventurous production — thanks, in part, to the exuberant activities of the Double Negative filmmakers’ collective. Co-presented with Balagan Films, this program highlights a number of works from DN members and their friends completed […]
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chuck Workman’s documentary What is Cinema? tackles the question of its title through over 100 clips and new interviews. What is Cinema? not only asks a poignant question, but chronicles the best of filmmaking today and proposes where cinema will go, and should go, in the future.