Aperture Cinema - Winston-Salem
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45 YEARS
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ANIMATED SHORTS (There is just one week until Kate Mercer's forty-fifth wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. By the time the party is upon them, five days later, there may not be a marriage left to celebrate.


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ANESTHESIA
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This ensemble drama set in New York City begins with philosophy professor (Sam Waterston) being stabbed after stopping to buy his wife, Marcia (Glenn Close), flowers. Elsewhere, his daughter-in-law (Jessica Hecht) battles cancer, a student of his (Kristen Stewart) has self-harm issues, a junkie (K. Todd Freeman) is dragged to rehab by a childhood best friend (Michael K. Williams) and a suburban wife (Gretchen Mol) longs for the city. Directed and written by Tim Blake Nelson.

LAST DAY OF FREEDOM
2016 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS - DOCUMENTARY
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DOCUMENTARY SHORTS PROGRAM A (Running time: 87 minutes)
Body Team 12 – dir. David Darg, Liberia, 13 minutes
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness – dir. Sharmen Obaid-Chinoy, Pakistan, 40 minutes
Last Day of Freedom – dirs. Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman, USA, 32 minutes
DOCUMENTARY SHORTS PROGRAM B (Running time: 76 minutes)
Chau, Beyond the Lines – dir. Courtney Marsh, USA/Vietnam, 34 minutes
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah – dir. Adam Benzine, USA, 40 minutes

SANJAYS SUPER TEAM
2016 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS - ANIMATED
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ANIMATED SHORTS (Running Time: 86 minutes)
(Approximate rating: PG for all films except PROLOGUE, which is not suitable for children, but there will be a small break for children to exit theater)
Sanjay’s Super Team – dir. Sanjay Patel, USA, 7 minutes
World of Tomorrow – dir. Don Hertzfeldt, USA, 17 minutes
Bear Story – dir. Gabriel Osorio, Chile, 11 minutes
We Can’t Live Without Cosmos – dir. Konstantin Bronzit, Russia, 16 minutes
If I Was God (additional film)
The Short Story of a Fox and a Mouse (additional film)
The Loneliest Spotlight (additional film)
Catch It (additional film)
Prologue – dir. Richard Williams, UK, 6 minutes

SHOK
2016 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS - LIVE ACTION
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LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Running Time: 107 minutes)
(Approximate rating: R)
Ave Maria – dir. Basil Khalil, Palestine/France/Germany, 15 minutes
Shok – dir. Jamie Donoughue, Kosovo/UK, 21 minutes
Everything Will Be OK – dir. Patrick Vollrath, Germany/Austria, 30 minutes
Stutterer – dir. Benjamin Cleary, UK/Ireland, 12 minutes
Day One – dir. Henry Hughes, USA, 25 minutes

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ANOMALISA
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A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

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CAROL
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Set in 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
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ROOM
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This drama tells the extraordinary story of Jack, a spirited 5 year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted Ma. Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. However, they are trapped in a windowless, 10-by-10-foot space, which Ma has euphemistically named "Room." As Jack's curiosity about their situation grows, and Ma's resilience reaches its breaking point, they enact a risky plan to escape, ultimately bringing them face-to-face with what may turn out to be the scariest thing yet: the real world
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WHERE TO INVADE NEXT
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This is an expansive, rib-tickling, and subversive comedy in which Moore, playing the role of "invader," visits a host of nations to learn how the U.S. could improve its own prospects. The creator of Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine is back with this hilarious and eye-opening call to arms. Turns out the solutions to America's most entrenched problems already existed in the world - they're just waiting to be co-opted.

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IN THE SHADOW OF WOMEN
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The new film by the great Philippe Garrel (previously seen at the NYFF with Regular Lovers in 2005 and Jealousy in 2013) is a close look at infidelity—not merely the fact of it, but the particular, divergent ways in which it’s experienced and understood by men and women. Stanislas Merhar and Clotilde Courau are Pierre and Manon, a married couple working in fragile harmony on Pierre’s documentary film projects, the latest of which is a portrait of a resistance fighter (Jean Pommier). When Pierre takes a lover (Lena Paugam), he feels entitled to do so, and he treats both wife and mistress with disengagement bordering on disdain; when Manon catches Pierre in the act, her immediate response is to find common ground with her husband. Garrel is an artist of intimacies and emotional ecologies, and with In the Shadow of Women he has added narrative intricacy and intrigue to his toolbox. The result is an exquisite jewel of a film.

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THE LADY IN THE VAN
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This film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who 'temporarily' parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.






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