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Sept. 13–Oct. 3.
This week: THEATRE OF WAR (2018); THE QUEEN OF FEAR, with post-screening reception Sept. 14; KILLING JESUS; North American premiere of FLORA'S LIFE IS NO PICNIC; THE HEIRESSES (2018); CANDELARIA (2017); VIRUS TROPICAL; BIRDS OF PASSAGE (2018); GOOD MANNERS; PABLO'S WORD, with post-screening cocktail reception Sept. 16; UKAMAU Y KÉ (pictured); DJON ÁFRICA; MUSEO, feat. Q&A with producer/screenwriter Manual Alcalá; and U.S. premiere of MORAZÁN, feat. Q&A with filmmaker Hispano Durón.
Post-screening Q&A with producer/screenwriter Manuel Alcalá
In Alonso Ruizpalacios' (GÜEROS) expertly crafted heist comedy, Gael García Bernal and Leonardo Ortizgris play two slackers planning to rob a museum.
Advance screening Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m.; opens Sept. 21.
2018 Oscar® Selection, Paraguay
In Marcelo Martinessi's debut feature, a lesbian couple finds their relationship tested. Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, Silver Bear for Best Actress (Ana Brun) at the 2018 Berlinale.
Sept. 15, 1:00 p.m.; Sept. 16 & 17, 5:20 p.m.
U.S. Premiere; 2018 Oscar® Selection, Honduras
Post-screening &A with filmmaker Hispano Durón
Set in 1842, this epic biopic follows political and military leader José Francisco Morazán Quezada on his mission to unify the Central American Republic.
Sept. 20, 7:10 p.m.
Post-screening cocktail reception sponsored by the Embassy of El Salvador on Sept. 16
In his noir-tinged take on Shakespeare's "Othello," Arturo Menendez (MALACRIANZA) dives into the disturbed psyche of the spoiled son of a well-known lawyer.
Sept. 16 & 17, 7:20 p.m.
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Sept. 23, 2018.
A worldwide celebration of the legacy of independent theaters as advocates for the cinema arts.
Presenting animated comedy/adventure THE BIG BAD FOX AND OTHER TALES... (12:30 p.m.) and pulse-pounding kidnapping thriller THE GUILTY (5:00 p.m.).
A new documentary on the life and musical legacy of uncompromising rock legend Joan Jett, from her days in The Runaways to starting her own record label and achieving world fame.
One night only, Sept. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Oct. 26–31.
Opening the series: two FREE SCREENINGS of monster-movie classic FRANKENSTEIN (1931), starring Boris Karloff, with live musical accompaniment by the U.S. Navy Band.
Oct. 29–Nov. 21.
Showcasing an eclectic selection of films by and about women.
Opening the series: Barbara Loden's 1970 drama WANDA and Cheryl Dunye's 1996 LGBT rom-com THE WATERMELON WOMAN.