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    The Presence of Their Absence

    New date! Tuesday, October 23, 8:00 p.m.

    $12 General; $8 Full-Time Students; FREE to Members

    From filmmaker Donna Kanter (Lunch), The Presence of Their Absence is the story of Fred Zaidman, the Los Angeles son of Holocaust survivors, on a journey to trace his roots and his “inherited trauma.”

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  • RBG film

    RBG

    Sunday, November 4, 7:30 p.m.

    $12 General; $6 Members and Full-Time Students

    This revelatory documentary film illustrates the personal journey of octogenarian and pop culture icon Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Following her impressive legal career, directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West gained unprecedented access into the life of this unexpected rock star, providing a profound statement of hope about today’s America. 

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  • to kill a mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Tuesday, November 6, 1:30 p.m.

    FREE

    In this faithful adaptation of the Harper Lee classic novel, Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck), a widowered lawyer, attempts to exonerate Tom Robinson, a black man falsely accused of rape.

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  • The New Black

    The New Black

    Tuesday, November 13, 12:00 p.m.

    $15 General; $13 Seniors and Full-Time Students

    In Eliran Malka’s “funny, whimsical, and cutting” series (Tablet ), Meir, Avinoam, Gedaliah, and Dov are students at the most prestigious Orthodox yeshiva—but they lost interest in their studies long ago. While everyone around them thinks they are still diligent students, the four young men have a new agenda: “The New Black.”

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  • Kishon

    Kishon

    Tuesday, November 13, 3:00 p.m.

    $15 General; $13 Seniors and Full-Time Students

    At the age of seventy, famed Israeli satirist, Oscar-nominated director, and Holocaust survivor Ephraim Kishon asked journalist Yaron London to help tell his life story. In this intimate documentary, director Eliav Lilti brings their conversations to life through animation, archival footage, and interviews with Kishon’s family and friends.

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  •  Black Honey

    Black Honey, The Life and Poetry Of Avraham Sutskever

    Tuesday, November 13, 6:00 p.m.

    $15 General; $13 Seniors and Full-Time Students

    Discover the incredible story of Avraham Sutskever. Considered one of the greatest Yiddish poets, Sutskever saved Jewish manuscripts from being destroyed by the Nazis, survived World War II on a special rescue plane ordered by Stalin, testified in the Nuremberg trials, and then died anonymously in Tel Aviv. Director Uri Barbash honors Sutskever’s legacy in this compelling portrait.

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  • The Other Story

    The Other Story

    Tuesday, November 13, 8:30 p.m.

    $15 General; $13 Seniors and Full-Time Students

    Family disputes and conspiracies take center stage in this lively drama from director Avi Nesher, which even-handedly explores the divide between Israel’s secular Jews and the ultra-Orthodox. A renowned psychologist and rationalist falls out with his strong-willed granddaughter when she enters a Haredi community and plans to marry a musician previously known for his wild ways.

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  • Iron Jawed Angels (2004)

    Iron Jawed Angels

    Tuesday, December 4, 1:30 p.m.

    FREE

    In this historical drama, Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O’Connor) clash with old-guard suffragists and risk it all to win the right to vote.

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  • American Creed

    Sunday, December 9, 2:00 p.m.

    $12 General; $5 Teachers; FREE to Members

    What does it mean to be American in these turbulent times? Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David M. Kennedy, representing remarkably different points of view, explore the idea of a unifying American creed. Their spirited inquiry frames the stories of a range of citizen-activists striving to realize their own visions of America’s promise across deep divides. Directed by Sam Ball.

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  • Erin Brockovich (2000)

    Erin Brockovich

    Tuesday, December 11, 1:30 p.m.

    FREE

    Academy Award winner Julia Roberts plays Erin Brockovich, who uncovers a scandal that eventually leads to one of the biggest class action lawsuits in American history.

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    Members-Only Preview Screening—On the Basis of Sex

    Thursday, December 13, 5:00 p.m.

    FREE to Members only

    Before its limited release on December 25, watch the spirited true story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) as she teams with her husband, Marty (Armie Hammer), to bring a groundbreaking case before the US Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

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  • Song of the Sea

    Song of the Sea

    Thursday, December 20, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

    FREE

    Based on an Irish legend, this enchanting film tells the story of the last seal-child and her brother as they save the world of magic and discover secrets of their past.

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  • Moana

    Moana

    Thursday, December 27, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

    FREE

    Drawn to the ocean, Moana convinces the mighty demigod Maui to join her mission to save her people and help her become a wayfinder like her ancestors.

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  • Kiki’s Delivery Service

    Kiki’s Delivery Service

    Thursday, January 3, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

    FREE

    From the legendary director Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of a resourceful young witch who moves to a new town with her chatty black cat and uses her broom-flying ability to start a business. 

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