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Advance tickets are available through MissionTix until Noon the day of the show. A limited number of tickets will be available at the theater starting one hour before the first show of the day, even when advance tickets are sold out by MissionTix


Saturday, April 28

Short Cuts 1
(various) - Croatia, France, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA - 91 mins

Bendito Machine VI - Carry On (Jossie Malis), A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness (Brent Green), My Burden (Niki Lindroth von Bahr), Driving Lesson (Leland Hall), The Good Mother (Sarah Clift), Into the Blue (Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic), Judith Loves Martha (Anna Gaskell), and Reina (Philip Vickery).... more

A Man of Integrity
Mohammad Rasoulof - Iran - 117 mins

3:45 PM

Reza, an academic from Tehran, has moved to a village to farm goldfish and raise his child away from the rat race. His wife, Hadis, is head teacher at the local girls' high school. Reza's ponds are downstream from a major business operation run by "The Company"—the powerful concern whose minions control the town's government, police, ... more

Hotel Salvation
Shubhashish Bhutani - India - 100 mins

Set in a Varanasi hotel where the faithful prepare to die, this Hindi comedy addresses issues of tradition and modernity, life and death, and family ties with gentle humor. An ominous dream has convinced 77-year-old Dayanand Kumar that the end of his life is drawing near. Although no one else in the family sees any reason for the healthy ... more

Outside In
Lynn Shelton - USA - 109 mins

In this new drama from Lynn Shelton, an intense bond forms between a woman in a troubled marriage (Edie Falco) and an ex-con (Jay Duplass) trying to readjust to life in his small town. After serving 20 years for a crime that spun out of his control, 38-year-old Chris (Duplass) is granted an early release thanks partly to the tireless ... more

Annemarie Jacir - Palestine, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, France, Germany, Norway - 96 mins

4:30 PM

Father-and-son actors Mohammad and Saleh Bakri are naturals as a revered school teacher and his prodigal son, who wend Nazareth's narrow streets to pursue the local tradition of hand-delivering wedding invitations. This narrative device takes us into the homes of the Christian Arab middle class, keeping up appearances (and vying for holiday ... more

Green Days by the River
Michael Mooleedhar - Trinidad and Tobago - 102 mins

In this pastoral romance set in 1952 in the greenery of rural Trinidad (enhanced by a marvelously mellow soundtrack), innocent young love flows down meandering paths. Fifteen-year-old Shell's ailing father wants his son to succeed with his brains, not as a simple laborer from the backwoods. The boy is enchanted with Rosalie, the mixed-race ... more

Jasper Jones
Rachel Perkins - Australia - 105 mins

Based on the beloved Australian novel of the same name, Jasper Jones is a coming-of-age tale infused with the social tensions of the late 1960s. Set in the bucolic western Australia countryside (gloriously captured by cinematographer Mark Wareham), the story follows bookish young Charlie Bucktin (Levi Miller), who is roused from bed one ... more

The Bold, the Corrupt and the Beautiful
Ya-Che Yang - Taiwan - 112 mins

A clever riff on the gangster melodrama, The Bold, the Corrupt, and the Beautiful tells an outrageously labyrinthine tale of power, corruption, and lies pivoting on a ruthless matriarch and the daughters for whom she is ostensibly gaining all her wealth. Madame Tang (Golden Horse best actress Kara Wai) is a shameless profiteer, exploiting ... more

La Tenerezza
Gianni Amelio - Italy - 103 mins

6:15 PM

La Tenerezza is scaled down to an intimate level, taking on public issues and using them as the backdrop to a story of two families and the dysfunction within them. Venerable star Renato Carpentieri plays Lorenzo, an elderly lawyer of dubious ethics. Alienated from his children, he finds himself drawn to some new neighbors. Michela and ... more

Hochelaga, Land of Souls
François Girard - Canada - 100 mins

When a sinkhole opens beneath a downtown Montreal stadium, revealing long-buried artifacts, archeologist Baptiste Asigny and a research team believe they are on the brink of linking the site to the Iroquois village of Hochelaga, the probable location of the meeting between Jacques Cartier and the Iroquois people in 1535. Weaving together ... more

The Prime Minister
Erik Van Looy - Belgium - 115 mins

6:30 PM

Director Erik Van Looy and actor Koen De Bouw, the talent behind film festival favorite The Alzheimer Case, collaborate again on a tense and stylish new thriller. De Bouw stars as the seemingly happily married Belgian prime minister, who lives in a suburban paradise with his wife and two young children. One day, on his way to an international ... more

The Foreigner's Home
Rian Brown-Orso, Geoff Pingree - USA - 56 mins

Toni Morrison has much to say about shipwreck Earth, and her words resonate throughout an exhibition she guest-curated at the Louvre in 2006. Morrison invited renowned artists to join her in a public conversation about "foreignness" that she had been pursuing for years. The black victims of Hurricane Katrina are equated to Arab and African ... more

Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba
Mika Kaurismäki - South Africa, Germany, Finland - 90 mins

For nearly half a century, Grammy-winning South African singer Miriam Makeba travelled the world with powerful songs of joy, love, and revolution that have resonated in the hearts of people across the world. Against the backdrop of Apartheid and international liberation movements, Makeba's melodies exposed the brutality and racism of ... more

Jon Garaño, Aitor Arregi - Spain - 115 mins

8:30 PM

Giant lends humanity and context to a historical figure known as the Giant from Altzo. In the Spanish civil war of the 1830s, as in any war for the monarchy, peasants sacrificed their sons but gained nothing. Politics, poverty, and loss are thus the background for this strange tale: When Martín returns disabled from the front, he finds ... more

Jean-Michel Basquiat's artistic flame burned intensely before his death at age 27 in 1988. His recognition has only increased since then. Last year, one of his paintings sold for $110.5 million at auction. He was memorialized in Julian Schnabel's film Basquiat and recently set the auction record for an American artist with his Untitled ... more

The Fortress
Hwang Dong-hyuk - South Korea - 140 mins

The Fortress illustrates how a footnote in world history can be a welcome and exciting lesson for contemporary viewers. In this lavish film set in 17th-century Korea and situated in the beautiful wintry backdrop of historical Namhan fortress (now a UNESCO site), the Joseon dynasty (Korean) King Injo and his court have taken refuge from ... more

The Guilty
Gustav Möller - Denmark - 85 mins

9:00 PM

When police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy beat as an emergency dispatcher. That all changes when he answers a panicked phone call from a kidnapped woman who then disconnects abruptly. Confined to the police station, Asger is forced to use others as his eyes and ears as the severity of ... more

Number One
Tonie Marshall - France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg - 110 mins

This corporate intrigue benefits from what we knew was taking place even before the #BalanceTonPorc (France's #MeToo) movement took hold. From small sexist slights to outright sabotage, the gender battles in high finance are becoming more pronounced as women vie for their places as leaders. Emmannuelle Devos stars as Emmannuelle, an ambitious ... more