RBG
2018, Magnolia Pictures, 98 min, Dir: Julie Cohen, Betsy West

At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now. Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature and Best Original Song (Diane Warren’s "I'll Fight").


LUDWIG
1973, AGFA, 238 min, Italy/France/West Germany, Dir: Luchino Visconti

Presented in its complete form in accordance with the director’s wishes, this look at the life and death of King Ludwig II of Bavaria is as opulent as any of Visconti’s sagas - a sweeping four-hour epic of 19th-century decadence. Dominated by Helmut Berger (THE DAMNED, DORIAN GRAY) in the title role, LUDWIG boasts an impressive cast: Romy Schneider (reprising her Elisabeth of Austria characterization from the SISSI trilogy), Silvana Mangano (BITTER RICE), Gert Fröbe (GOLDFINGER), John Moulder-Brown (DEEP END) and Trevor Howard (BRIEF ENCOUNTER).


WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?
2018, Focus Features, 94 min, USA, Dir: Morgan Neville

For more than 30 years, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer was beamed daily into homes across America. In his beloved television program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” Fred Rogers and his cast of puppets and friends spoke directly to young children about some of life’s weightiest issues in a simple, direct fashion. In this engaging, moving documentary, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM) looks back on the legacy of the soft-spoken, cardigan-clad TV host, focusing on his radically kind ideas and belief in the importance of protecting childhood. "A really good movie. ... It’s like a security blanket for our troubled times." - Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly


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