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"Be Natural" Documentary Narrated by Jodie Foster
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché about the first female filmmaker, narrated by Jodie Foster plays March 19 at the Crocker Art Museum. Trailer https://benaturalthemovie.com Synopsis When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a narrative film. Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché follows her rise from Gaumont secretary to her appointment as head of production a year later, and her subsequent illustrious 20-year career in France and in the United States, as the founder of her own studio and as writer, director, and/or producer of 1,000 films—after which she was veritably erased from history. Until now…. Directed by Pamela B. Green, the film is narrated by Jodie Foster.
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2020 Oscar Shorts
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. Animated (Rated R) at 2:00pm: Dcera (Daughter) – Daria Kashcheeva, Czech Republic Hair Love – Matthew A. Cherry, USA Kitbull – Rosana Sullivan, USA Memorable – Bruno Collet, France Sister – Siqi Song, China/USA Plus a selection of additional animated shorts, TBD Live Action (Rated R) at 4:30 pm: Brotherhood – Meryan Joobeur, Tunisia Nefta Football Club – Yves Piat, Tunisia/France The Neighbors’ Window – Marshall Curry, USA Saria – Bryan Buckley, USA A Sister – Delphine Girard, Belgium Documentary (Rated R) at 7:30 pm: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You’re a Girl) - Carol Dysinger, UK Life Overtakes Me - John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson, Sweden/USA In the Absence - Yi Seung-Jun, South Korea St. Louis Superman - Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, USA Walk Run Cha-Cha - Laura Nix, USA
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An American In Paris
This breathtakingly beautiful, Tony-Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar-winning 1951 MGM film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the City of Light. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin (including such classic hits as “I Got Rhythm” and S’Wonderful”), stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography, An American in Paris is coming from London’s West End to cinemas around the world. An American GI’s chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer leads Paris to become the backdrop for a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war… (Running time: 160 mins., Not Rated)
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Multimedia,Fair/Festival,Film
The Banff Mountain Film Festival
Two nights of outdoor films featuring hiking, skiing, kayaking, and some of the most spectacular views you can imagine. If you’re one of the few outdoor enthusiasts who haven’t attended yet, come and see for yourself why Banff is one of the best-selling events of the season.
www.banffcentre.ca/mountainculture/tour/
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BlacKkKlansman
Visionary filmmaker Spike Lee directs the incredible true story of Ron Stallworth, the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan with the help of Jewish officer Flip Zimmerman posing as a member of the hate group. Academy Award winning BlacKkKlansman stars John David Washington (Ballers) and Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as two 1970’s police officers determined to infiltrate and dismantle their branch of the KKK, and Topher Grace (That 70’s Show) as the grand wizard David Duke.
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World,Interactive,Revue,Film
Bollywood Boulevard
Experience all the artistry of India's movie industry with Bollywood Boulevard, a spectacular fusion of live music, dance and multimedia imagery that leads audiences on a journey through Hindi cinema - from black-and-white classics and the timeless songs of Bollywood's Golden Era to the colorful, foot-stomping blockbusters of today. Inspired by the music of R.D. Burman, Lata Mangeshkar and A.R. Rahman, the dance moves of superstars like Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra, and the lush romance personified by big-screen actors like Raj Kapoor and directors like Yash Raj Chopra, this is Bollywood as you've never experienced it before. The cast of this exuberant stage show comes to NJPAC with all the spirit and romance of India's grand palaces, mountain vistas, and sweeping mustard fields. Bollywood Boulevard is a production of MELA Productions and Aaditaal Music Project.
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World,Interactive,Revue,Film
Bollywood Boulevard
Experience all the artistry of India's movie industry with Bollywood Boulevard, a spectacular fusion of live music, dance and multimedia imagery that leads audiences on a journey through Hindi cinema - from black-and-white classics and the timeless songs of Bollywood's Golden Era to the colorful, foot-stomping blockbusters of today. Inspired by the music of R.D. Burman, Lata Mangeshkar and A.R. Rahman, the dance moves of superstars like Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra, and the lush romance personified by big-screen actors like Raj Kapoor and directors like Yash Raj Chopra, this is Bollywood as you've never experienced it before. The cast of this exuberant stage show comes to NJPAC with all the spirit and romance of India's grand palaces, mountain vistas, and sweeping mustard fields. Bollywood Boulevard is a production of MELA Productions and Aaditaal Music Project.
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Harriet Special Movie Screening in Honor of Black History Month
UNIQUE Programs at Sacramento State is pleased to announce a special movie screening of Harriet at Sac State’s University Union Ballroom on Thursday, February 6th. This FREE event takes place at 7:30pm. Harriet a new 2019 drama. It is a modern day take on the history of Harriet Tubman in Black American history of the United States of America. The film revolves around the story of how Harriet Tubman escapes slavery through a very treacherous journey. She becomes a slave leader and tries to help hundreds of other slaves find freedom through the historic Underground Railroad. This film is meant to shine a heroic, leadership light on Harriet Tubman, and display how grave acts of strength, courage, and bravery. This event is also in support of Black History month. This event is free admission. For more information on upcoming UNIQUE events, visit www.SacStateUNIQUE.com.
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Hoops Africa Movie Screening
"Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters" will be screened in the University Union Redwood Room. The documentary celebrates the many stories that generate the past, present, and future of basketball within Africa. Immediately following the screening will be a Q&A with the director, Taylor Sharp. A Black History Month event.
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Film,Stand Up Comedy,Podcast
How Did This Get Made?
Have you ever seen a movie so bad that it’s amazing? Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas present an evening of commentary on film so bad it's hilarious.
www.facebook.com/HDTGM/
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