February 26, 2016

Lost Weekend V: Friday- Day 2 pt. 1

Day 2 begins with another advanced screening!

THE VANISHED ELEPHANT

ADVANCE SCREENING

Sponsored by DeVito Contracting Services
“A trippy Peruvian mystery clearly inspired by Borges but touched also by NorthAmerican authors from Chandler to Paul Auster.” – John Defore, The HollywoodReporter

Peru, 2014.  Language:Spanish.  Unrated.

A tantalizing mystery in the vein of TheSecret in Their Eyes and Tell No One, The Vanished Elephant follows popularcrime novelist Edo Celeste after he receives a cryptic envelope on the eve ofthe publication of the final installment in his beloved “Felipe Aranda”detective series. The envelope, which contains a series of enigmaticphotographs, may be a long-awaited clue to the mysterious disappearance of hisfiancée seven years prior. As Celeste descends down a rabbit hole of strangeoccurrences, stumbling on a steady stream of new clues, his obsession becomesincreasingly more complex and dangerous, and the line between the fiction hecreates and the reality he lives in quickly blurs.

We follow that up with Michael Fassbender’s 2015 Macbeth. 

MACBETH
Sponsored by Water Street Design
UK, 2015. Language: English. Rated R.

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives aprophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland.Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders hisking and takes the throne for himself.

“JustinKurzel's blistering, blood-sticky new screen version of Macbeth unseams thefamous Shakespearean tragedy open from the nave to the chops, letting itsinsides spill out across the rock underfoot.” – Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

Nominated:  British Independent FilmAwards:  Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Film

 

Our first documentary of Lost Weekend V:

WHERE TO INVADE NEXT
Sponsored by Academy Data Consultants
USA, 2015.  Language: English.  Rated R.

To learn what the USA can learn from othernations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they haveto offer.

“Where toInvade Next is so heartfelt and sincere, it's tempting to say that Moore'smellowed with age. But beneath its innocent-abroad optimism, the film has astinging truth that's hard to ignore.” – Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly

Winner: Best Documentary, ChicagoInternational Film Festival & Hamptons International Film Festival

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