September 03 — September 10
The End of the Tour
A plot summary makes director James Ponsoldt’s film sound like that thorniest of cinematic subgenres, the artist biography. In this case, the artist-subject is acclaimed literary critic, professor, and author David Foster Wallace, perhaps best known for penning the surprise 1996 bestseller…Learn more…
September 10 — September 17
The “Phoenix” of director Christian Petzold’s film is a run-down nightclub in the American sector of post-WWII Berlin, but it’s really the guiding metaphor for the Jewish heroine, Nelly, who’s trying to put her life back together after being released from a concentration camp. Physically…Learn more…
September 17 — September 24
The Diary of a Teenage Girl
This is a shocking film—at first for its frank content, then for its non-exploitative, non-judgmental tone. Credit first-time director Marielle Heller, adapting a graphic novel by Phoebe Gloeckner, for creating one of the most realistic, incisive, raw, and non-hysterical portrayals of adolescent…Learn more…
September 24 — October 01
Best of Enemies
In the summer of 1968, ABC televised a live fight that mesmerized the nation. It wasn’t a boxing match or a wrestling contest, but something even more exciting—and at the time, unprecedented. It was a battle of wills between two intellectual heavyweights from two widely separated ideological…Learn more…
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