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BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE

Aug 11 to Aug 14
Thursday thru Sunday 5pm ONLY!

Dir. Claire Denis - 2022 - 116m - France - In French with English Subtitles - No Matinees

Juliette Binoche is Sara, a radio presenter whose life spirals out of control when she becomes involved in a passionate love triangle involving her former boyfriend and current who are planning to work together at Sports Agency. From acclaimed writer-director Claire Denis (BEAU TRAVAIL, TROUBLE EVERY DAY, WHITE MATERIAL, LET THE SUNSHINE IN).

"This is shrewd, distinctive filmmaking that challenges your own perceptions throughout." - Randy Myers, San Jose Mercury News

"Human beings can be really complicated. And thankfully, there are filmmakers around like Claire Denis who make films such as Both Sides of the Blade to remind us of that complexity." - Josh Kupecki, Austin Chronicle

"Claire Denis and Juliette Binoche, who have now made three films together, are a match made in a gloriously idiosyncratic heaven." - Stephanie Zacharek, TIME Magazine

"I did really like it. Claire Denis has a way of telling these stories with a temperament that's both cruel and flaming." - Amy Nicholson, FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)

TOP CRITIC

"It’s one of the best movies of the year, if not the best. It’s simply too good to miss." - Alison Lanier, Pajiba

In this incredible film, Denis forces us to ask if romantic love is simply an idealization of human perfection. It’s a scary thought." - Chad Byrnes, LA Weekly/Village Voice

"No living director so evocatively photographs a tangle of limbs, or is as adept at capturing the electric charge of two people sharing a small physical space." - Sean Burns, The ARTery

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MEDUSA

Aug 11 to Aug 14
Thursday to Sunday 7:30pm

Dir. Anita Rocha da Silveira - 2022 - 128m - Brazil - In Portuguese with English subtitles

Mari and her friends broadcast their spiritual devotion through pastel pinks and catchy evangelical songs about purity and perfection, but underneath it all they harbor a deep rage. By day they hide behind their manicured facade, and by night they form a masked, vigilante girl gang, prowling the streets in search of sinners who have deviated from the rightful path.

After an attack goes wrong, leaving Mari scarred and unemployed, her view of community, religion, and her peers begin to shift. Nightmares of repressed desires and haunting visions of alluring temptation become undeniable and the urge to scream and release her paralyzing inner demons is more powerful than ever before. A neon-tinged genre-bender that gives provocative form to the overwhelming feminine fury coursing through modern life, MEDUSA dares us not to look away.

“An electrifying work of art that elevates its already elevated pop influences, a transcendental tableau of the true-life horror of female oppression.” - Michael Talbot-Haynes, Film Threat

“A powerful contemporary reimagining of the girl gang movie. Wild, glamorous, and marked with a dark, slick fury” - Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, AWFJ

"Hallucinatory visuals! A transgressive blend that targets outdated mores" - Kathleen Sachs, Chicago Reader

"Essential Viewing" - Rosa Parra, Latinx Lens

"A stylistically bold satire of Brazilian youth in thrall to reactionary trends" - Dennis Harvey, Variety

"Gorgeous cinematography... propulsive synth beats... and stellar performances." - Jared Mobarak, The Film Stage

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