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  1. THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS: YO-YO MA AND THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE

    • 2016
    • USA
    • Morgan Neville

    The extraordinary story of the renowned international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma, from the director of the Oscar-winning documentary "20 Feet from Stardom" and "Best of Enemies."

    5:30pm
  2. LITTLE MEN

    • 2016
    • USA +
      Greece
    • Ira Sachs

    One of our most perceptive American filmmakers delivers a tender and intelligent portrait of two teens caught in the middle of familial tumult and NYC gentrification. Starring Greg Kinnear with Jennifer Ehle, Paulina Garcia, Alfred Molina.

    6:00pm
  3. INDIGNATION

    • 2016
    • USA
    • James Schamus

    American indie film stalwart James Schamus ("Brokeback Mountain," producer; "The Ice Storm," screenwriter) makes his directorial debut with a fine adaptation of Philip Roth's bestselling novel, in which a Jewish college student falls for a young woma...

    7:30pm
  4. DON’T THINK TWICE

    • 2016
    • USA
    • Mike Birbiglia

    When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group-- all best friends--start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. Written, directed and starring comedian Mike Birbiglia.

    8:00pm 10:00pm
  5. EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS

    • 2016
    • France +
      Germany
    • Thorsten Schütte

    A fascinating and entertaining look at the life and career of avant-garde musician Frank Zappa entirely via archival footage of the man, including interviews and concert performances.

    9:45pm 9:45pm

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OUR LITTLE SISTER
  • 2016
  • Japan
  • Hirokazu Koreeda
Opens Fri, Sep 2

A graceful, beautifully shot, and moving family drama from acclaimed filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda, adapted from the best-selling graphic novel “Umimachi Diary.”

Coming Soon
EQUITY
  • 2016
  • USA
  • Meera Menon
Opens Fri, Sep 2

A senior investment banker (Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad") attempts to navigate the cutthroat world of Wall Street when a company's IPO threatens to derail the career she's built. A finance thriller about women, made by women.

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MORRIS FROM AMERICA
  • 2016
  • Germany
  • Chad Hartigan
Opens Fri, Sep 9

A 13-year-old rapper focused on hip-hop stardom falls for a rebellious classmate after moving from the U.S. to Germany with his widowed father (Craig Robinson) in this Sundance prize-winning crowd pleaser!

RAN
  • 1985
  • Japan
  • Akira Kurosawa
Fri, Sep 9

Akira Kurosawa’s Academy Award-winning adaptation of William Shakespeare's "King Lear" in a stunning restoration by Rialto Pictures is a big-screen must. Two shows only!

Coming Soon
COMPLETE UNKNOWN
  • 2016
  • USA
  • Joshua Marston
Opens Fri, Sep 16

As a man contemplates moving to a new state with his wife for her graduate program, an old flame--a woman who often changes identities--reenters his life. Costarring Michael Shannon and Rachel Weisz, featuring Kathy Bates and Danny Glover.

CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT
  • 1965
  • France
  • Orson Welles
Fri, Sep 16

The crowning achievement of Orson Welles's later film career returns to the screen after being unavailable for decades, this brilliantly crafted Shakespeare adaptation is newly released by Janus Films.

Coming Soon
MY BLIND BROTHER
  • 2016
  • USA
  • Sophie Goodhart
Opens Thu, Sep 22

A sibling rivalry between adored blind athlete Robbie and his brother Bill, who knows the real Robbie, boils over when they both fall for the same girl (Jenny Slate, "Obvious Child") in this funny and original take on the love triangle.

Special Event
JOHN WATERS: FILTHIER & DIRTIER
  • 2016
  • John Waters
Sat, Oct 1

Superlatively sleazy, fabulously filthy filmmaker filmmaker, screenwriter, author, and comedian John Waters will return to the Englert stage for his new show, "Filthier & Dirtier."

Special Event
ALLOY ORCHESTRA – MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA
  • 1929
  • Soviet Union
  • Dziga Vertov
Wed, Oct 5

FilmScene and The Englert are proud to announce that the silent film scoring musical ensemble Alloy Orchestra returns to the Englert stage to present MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA live on Wednesday, October 5th at 7pm.

Coming Soon
THE BIRTH OF A NATION
  • 2016
  • USA
  • Nate Parker
Opens Fri, Oct 7

Based on the powerful and stunning true story of Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Current Series

Late Shift at the Grindhouse

Wed, Aug 31 ALL HELL BREAKS LOOSE
  • 2014
  • United States
  • Jeremy Garner

Bijou After Hours

Sat, Sep 3 THE WITCH
  • 2016
  • USA
  • Robert Eggers

Vino Vérité

Sun, Sep 4 SECRET SCREENING TROPICANA
  • 2016
  • Undisclosed
  • Undisclosed

Rooftop

Sun, Sep 11 SIXTEEN CANDLES
  • 1984
  • USA
  • John Hughes