March 18 through May 13, 2013
See a rich mix of this spring’s most exciting movies--top offerings from the indie film scene and festival circuit, the best in foreign cinema, even a classy studio film or two—at REEL TALK WITH STEPHEN FARBER. Then meet the filmmakers and stars in revealing discussions after the screenings. Enjoy the extras that make this series the best in town--weekly raffles and possible bonus screenings (FREE to series passholders).
Monday, March 18 at 7pm: ADMISSION. In this heartfelt comedy, Tina Fey stars as a Princeton admissions officer whose life is thrown into turmoil when she meets a young man who may be the son she gave up for adoption years earlier. Paul Rudd, Michael Sheen, and Lily Tomlin co-star. Guest speaker: director Paul Weitz (About A Boy, In Good Company).
BONUS SCREENING Wednesday, March 20 at 7pm: STARBUCK. This enormously successful French-Canadian film, a shrewd mix of comedy and pathos, was the audience favorite at last year's Palm Springs International Film Festival. Patrick Huard stars as a middle-aged loser who discovers a sense of purpose when he decides to meet some of the hundreds of children he fathered through donations to a sperm bank. Guest speaker: writer-director Ken Scott, who is also directing the American remake starring Vince Vaughn. This screening is FREE to series passholders. Others may buy tickets while supplies last.
Wednesday, March 27 at 7pm: THE COMPANY YOU KEEP. Robert Redford directs and stars in this dramatic thriller about a former member of the Weather Underground, whose past catches up with him decades later. The remarkable cast (full of Oscar winners and nominees) includes Julie Christie, Shia LaBoeuf, Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Chris Cooper, Terrence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, and Stanley Tucci. Guest speakers: producer Bill Holderman and actor Nick Nolte.
Monday, April 1 at 7pm: MY BROTHER THE DEVIL. This gritty, powerful British film has been acclaimed at many international film festivals. James Floyd and Fadi Elsayed star as two brothers trying to break free of gang life in one of the most volatile neighborhoods of London. Guest speakers: director Sally El Hosaini and lead actor James Floyd.
Monday, April 8 at 7pm: LEONIE. This lushly photographed period drama (set in the early years of the 20th century) tells the true story of Leonie Gilmour, an editor who worked with a prominent Japanese poet and bore him a son. She ended up living the unconventional life of a single mother as she raised her son on two continents. Emily Mortimer stars, along with Shido Nakamura, Christina Hendricks, and Mary Kay Place. Guest speaker: lead actress Emily Mortimer, who has starred in such films as Lovely and Amazing, Match Point, Shutter Island, Hugo, and the current HBO series, "The Newsroom."
Monday, April 15 at 7pm: THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST, based on the acclaimed novel by Moshin Hamid, tells the provocative and timely story of a Pakistani man living and working in the United States until the events of 9/11 radically change his future. Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Schreiber, and Kiefer Sutherland star. Guest speaker: director Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake, Vanity Fair).
Monday, April 22
at 7pm: AT ANY PRICE is a powerful moral drama about an American family in the heartland, struggling to survive as agricultural corporations swallow family farms. Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Heather Graham, and newcomer Maika Monroe star in writer-director Ramin Bahrani's latest film. Guest speakers will include cast
Monday, April 29 at 7pm: FILL THE VOID. Israel's submission for best foreign film of 2012 takes us inside the ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community in Tel Aviv and focuses on the pressure placed on a young woman to marry the man chosen by the elders in her community. Guest speakers: writer-director Rama Burshtein and lead actress Hadas Yaron.
Monday, May 6 at 7pm: AUGUSTINE. This powerful French film recently showcased at the COLCOA Festival in Los Angeles dramatizes the relationship of controversial psychologist Jean Martin Charcot (a forerunner of Freud) and one of his "hysterical" patients in the late 19th century. Vincent Lindon, Soko, and Chiara Mastroianni star for writer-director Alice Winocour. Guest speaker: lead actress (and recording star) Soko.
Monday, May 13 at 7pm: THE ENGLISH TEACHER. This comic drama stars Julianne Moore as a sheltered high school English teacher whose staid life is thrown into turmoil with the return of a former star pupil who seeks her guidance on an avant garde play he has written. Greg Kinnear, Michael Angarano, and Nathan Lane co-star. Guest speakers: director Craig Zisk, screenwriters Dan Chariton and Stacy Chariton.
All films and speakers subject to change.
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