2013 Denmark 1h 51min Drama R
Mads Mikkelsen (NBC’s Hannibal, A ROYAL AFFAIR, CASINO ROYALE) won the Best Actor Award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival for his penetrating portrayal of Lucas, a former school teacher who has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce and the loss of his job. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered when an untruthful remark throws his small community into a collective state of hysteria. As the lie spreads, Lucas is forced to fight a lonely fight for his life and dignity.
2013 France/Iran 2h 10min Drama PG-13
An Iranian man reunites with his estranged wife (Bérénice Bejo) in Paris to finalize their divorce, which is soon complicated by a shocking revelation by her daughter from a previous marriage. Directed by Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi whose last film “A Separation” won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film.
2013 Australia/Cambodia/Laos 1h 36min Drama Unrated
A boy who is believed to bring bad luck leads his family (and a couple of ragged misfits) through Laos to find a new home. After a calamity-filled journey through a land scarred by war, the boy builds a giant rocket to prove he’s not cursed and to enter the most lucrative but dangerous competition of the year: a rocket festival.
2013 Poland 1h 44 min Drama/Thriller NR
Two brothers are in the center of this controversial movie, the older one comes from America to visit his younger one after 20 years of living separately. They discovered that their village played a role quite different from the official version during years of Holocaust. They found out much more than they wanted to.
2013 Canada 1h 44 min Drama PG-13
The musically gifted but developmentally challenged Gabrielle lives in a group home with four other adults who have similar disabilities. Like all young women, Gabrielle wants her independence, but of course her situation is exceptional. When she falls in love with a similarly challenged young man in her choir, she discovers that both the families and the social workers are alarmed; can these two handle an adult relationship? With stubborn courage and a real zest for life, Gabrielle prevails against all odds to win her freedom.
2013 Egypt 1h 44 min Documentary Unrated
The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster over the past two and a half years. Through the news, we only get a glimpse of the bloodiest battle, an election, or a million man march. At the beginning of July 2013, we witnessed the second president deposed within the space of three years. The Square is an immersive experience, transporting the viewer deeply into the intense emotional drama and personal stories behind the news. It is the inspirational story of young people claiming their rights, struggling through multiple forces.