From somewhere in Buenos Aires, Nicolas Rubio remembers the town where he grew up, poetically described in the film's title. But memories seem to slip away. Filmmaker Fernando Dominguez draws on a series of different devices to capture the search for lost time, portraying the work of a painter and his will to create a whole world out of the loneliness of one room.
Rfor sci-fi violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality/nudity
Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.
Finding unexpected beauty in the discarded and the decayed, photographer Rosamond Purcell a body of work that has garnered international acclaim. The film details Purcell's fascination with the natural world - from a mastodon tooth to a hydrocephalic skull - offering insight into her unique way of recontextualizing objects both ordinary and strange into sometimes disturbing but always breathtaking imagery.
In this magnificent filmic essay, the director explores the mythology attached to the endangered typewriter, starting with a brilliant reconstruction of a 1966 work of art by renowned artist Ed Ruscha, in which a typewriter is "murdered" on a California highway. Nichol's fascinating combination of history and aesthetic analysis plunges us into the mysterious, bittersweet moment in which a beloved technology faces extinction.
The life and work of Robert Frank - as a photographer and filmmaker - are so intertwined that they're one and the same, and the vast amount of territory he's covered, from "The Americans" to landmark films like Pull My Daisy (with the Beats) and Cocksucker Blues (with the Rolling Stones) is intimately registered in his now formidable body of work. Don't Blink is a fast and fleeting impressionistic profile of the life of the Swiss-born man who is still standing on ground of his own making at the age of 90.
Dreaming Against the World captures the life, work and struggle of one of the most original yet under-recognized artists of the 20th century - the writer and painter Mu Xin - and in doing so offers vivid account of art and its survival against all odds During the Cultural Revolution he risked his life to write and paint while incarcerated, creating an astonishing body of work that merged East and West, the ancient and the modern, terror and transcendence.
Elizabeth Murray's zany, colorful, fractured canvases are portraits of domesticity. They burst with the vivaciousness the artist herself exhibited even in the final days of her life. Murray's journals are read by Meryl Streep, and the film highlights her struggle to balance personal and family ambition with artistic drive in a male-dominated art world.
Maira Kalman: My Favorite Things. Maira Kalman is one of our great visual storytellers. This short film follows Kalman as she curates her exhibition "Selects" at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. With humor, insight and honesty, she has chosen objects that chronicle memories, dreams and reflections.
Herb & Dorothy tells the amazing story of Herbert Vogel, a postal clerk, and Dorothy Vogel, a librarian, who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history with very modest means. They were guided by two rules: the work had to be affordable, and it had to be small enough to fit in their one-bedroom Manhattan apartment. Through their love of art they supported and befriended world-renowned artists; Sol LeWitt, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Chuck Close and many others.
America in the mid-19980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.
Andrew Garfield plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle, and Russell Tovey.
This new staging of Tony Kusher's multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony Award winning director Marianne Elliott
Jude Law stars in this production from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (A View From the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs.
Gino is a drifter, down-at-the-heels and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.
When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to re-attach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.
A delight for children and adults alike. Sally Cookson directs this wondrously inventive production.
"Spellbindingly imaginative." -Radio Times
The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salome at the center of a revolution.
"Epic. A near-perfect production." -Guardian
The incredible Billie Piper returns in her award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simone Stone's radical production of Lorca's achingly powerful masterpiece. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic, and critics call it "an extraordinary theatrical triumph." - Times. "A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a familiar classic." -The Independent
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and the conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.
Andrew Garfield plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Densie Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey.
Angels in America is directed by Olivier and Tony Award winning director Marianne Elliott.
Rfor sexuality and language
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance.