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Films that don’t quite have a home in a larger series, special screenings, events and partnerships.

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Starts Wed, January 24


(1995, 35mm, 122m) dir Tim Robbins w/Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky. As convicted killer Matthew Poncelet (Penn) nears his execution, Sister Helen Prejean (Sarandon, in an Oscar-winning performance) patiently draws out his motivations, doggedly pursuing the truth. These screenings are made possible with support from Minnesota Opera. WEDS/THURS 7:00 9:30

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Starts Fri, February 2


(1967, 35mm, 124m, French with English subtitles) dir Jacques Tati w/Tati and assorted buffoons. This is one of the most ambitious comedies ever made. Monsieur Hulot (Tati) wanders confusedly amid Paris’s swirl of modernist architecture and technical gadgetry. Each moment swells with detail and sonic precision. These screenings are presented in recognition of MSR Design’s pro bono architectural services for this past summer’s Trylon Cinema renovation. FRI/SAT 7:00 9:30 SUN 5:15 7:45

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Starts Fri, February 23


(1919, 35mm, 76m) dir Oscar Apfel w/Evelyn Greeley. Preceded by the short HER FIRST FLAME (1920, 35mm 20m) and PRINCESS NICOTINE; OR, THE SMOKE FAIRY (1909, 35mm, 5m). A futuristic world where men are the homemakers, a woman professor who won’t  be told how to live, and an experimental short about miniature nicotine fairies. These suffragette-era feminist silents are true rarities. Guest programmed by Maggie Hennefeld. Live musical accompaniment by Dreamland Faces.These screenings are made possible by the University of…

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