Documentary BEAUTIFUL THINGS follows four people whose lives in 1999 Naples were more hopeful than they are in the capital today. Directors Agostino Ferrente and Giovanni Piperno appear for a discussion with the film. It's paired with Pupi Avati’s dark drama A GOLDEN BOY, which profiles a writer in the shadow of his father, a B-movie screenwriter.
This year's Cinema Italian Style closes with the documentary ITALY IN A DAY, assembled from more than 600 YouTube videos shot in a single 24-hour period as a snapshot of contemporary Italian life, and Edoardo Winspeare’s narrative film QUIET BLISS, following four women in lower Salento during the economic recession.
GRIT AND WHIMSY V: THE BEST OF RECENT BELGIAN CINEMA
This double bill offers a look at America through the lens of director Jim Jarmusch. Offbeat anthology film and love letter to Memphis MYSTERY TRAIN is paired with psychedelic Western DEAD MAN, starring Johnny Depp, with a soundtrack by Neil Young.
We're thrilled to welcome actor Norman Lloyd, who turns 100 this month, to the Aero with his first screen role as the villainous Frank Fry in Alfred Hitchcock’s SABOTEUR (the beginning of a long professional relationship with the master of suspense!) and a new restored print of WWII-set classic A WALK IN THE SUN.
Heeeeere's Johnny! Jack Nicholson takes a job as winter caretaker at an enormous mountain hotel, where he goes with wife Shelley Duvall and son Danny Lloyd in the hope that snow and solitude will bring him peace of mind. He finds just the opposite, however, as the hotel’s horrific past quickly overtakes him.