aGLIFF Presents: Don't miss the return of this hilarious fave from aGLIFF31! A surprisingly funny coming out comedy of errors. Writer, director, and star Jenna Laurenzo will be Skyping in for a post-screening Q&A. (Julia Boström's "Children Alike" short will open the night.) Read our review from aGLIFF online.
AAAFF Presents Feminine Identities: A Winter Showcase: An Iranian road trip documentary in which a filmmaker (Panahi) and a well-known actress (Behnaz Jafari) travel to a young girl from a rural village whose family has forbidden her to pursue acting.
Gosling’s “K,” a blade runner, while hunting down one of the scattered and hidden renegade “old models,” discovers a clue that other powerful forces conspire to keep him from unraveling. Read a full review of Blade Runner 2049.
TCM Big Screen Classics Presents: A Special 30th Anniversary Event. Bruce Willis discovered his movie legs in this superb action film that thrusts him into the Everyman Hero role when he is coincidentally visiting a high-rise at the same time terrorist thieves are taking it over.
Weird Wednesday: One of the first films to portray a trans character, director Wood also stars as the titular Glen/Glenda in this struggle for true identity. Ticket proceeds from this screening benefit Transgender Education Network of Texas.
The Met: Live in HD: Drawing from the same Winston Graham novel about a mysterious woman with multiple identities, which inspired the 1964 Hitchcock film, this operatic version is helmed by composer Nico Muhly.
Flashback Cinema: George C. Scott cuts a memorable figure as the dominating yet eccentric General Patton in this film that received seven Oscars, iincluding one for young screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola.
Doc Nights: An intimate portrait of three DACA recipients, documenting their struggles to attend college in Georgia, where they are forbidden to do so. Co-director Heather Courtney will be in attendance.
Weeknight Cinema: Ransoms and Robberies: Remarkable for editing out one lead actor for another at the 11th hour, this recounting of the 1973 kidnapping of billionaire Scrooge-a-phile John Paul Getty’s grandson initially co-starred Kevin Spacey as Getty the elder. Read a full review of All the Money in the World.