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Alicia Svigals & Donald Sosin: "The Ancient Law"

A screening of the foundational 1923 silent film, with a live original score by klezmer superstar Alicia Svigals and pianist/composer/silent film music legend Donald Sosin. Click for trailer.

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Music

"The Peanut Butter Falcon"

An adventure story about Zak, a young man with Down syndrome who dreams of becoming a professional wrestler and his coach (Shia LaBeouf), a small-time outlaw on the run. Click for trailer. 

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"The Social Network"

A cautionary fable for our perpetually logged-in era. Jesse Eisenberg’s uber-geek Mark Zuckerberg goes from Harvard whiz kid to billionaire golden boy to increasingly isolated tech villain. Click for trailer.

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"Tel Aviv on Fire"

(Aug 1-Sept. 27) — In this "sharp-eyed" comedy (A.O.Scott, The New York Times), a young Palestinian writer on a popular soap opera gets story ideas from his Israeli checkpoint soldier. Click for trailer.

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"The Red Sea Diving Resort"

Undercover agents open up a fake hotel to real tourists as a cover to help smuggle thousands of Ethiopian refugees to safety. With Chris Evans and Michael Kenneth Williams ("The Wire"). Click for trailer.

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Beyond the Canon: 3 by Maya Deren + "Mulholland Drive"

A consciousness-bending double bill from two icons of the American avant-garde: three short films by Deren + David Lynch’s neo-noir freak-out featuring Hitchcockian doubles. Click for "Mulholland Drive" trailer.

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LGBTQ

Beyond the Canon: 3 by Maya Deren + "Mulholland Drive"

Four short films from the iconic Maya Deren (1917-1961). Born in Kiev, the 1922 refugee from anti-Semitic pogroms was an American socialist activist who changed the course of independent film.

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"Soul Doctor"

A screening of the joyous Broadway musical filmed live with Tony Award-nominated Josh Young ("Jesus Christ Superstar") as Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, and Nya as Nina Simone. Q&A.

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Theater & Dance

"The Lehman Trilogy"

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes ("Skyfall," "The Ferryman") directs the critically-acclaimed, award-winning theatrical production, which will be broadcast live. Click for on-stage trailer. 

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Theater & Dance

"Ask Dr. Ruth"

(Jul. 28-Aug. 1) — A new doc chronicles the life of Ruth Westheimer, the Holocaust survivor and Haganah sniper who became America's most famous sex therapist. Click for trailer.

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