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Art House Café Film Series
January 17 @ 2:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 31, 2023
This film series brings art house film flavor to your Tuesdays. Plus, meet new friends, hear from special guests who are film experts, enjoy light refreshments, and have a discussion after the film.
January 3, 2:00-4:00 p.m.: The Last Vermeer (2019)
In the aftermath of the Second World War, a soldier investigates famous Dutch artist Han van Meegeren, who is accused of collaboration. He soon suspects that van Meegeren may not be guilty as charged… but guilty of a completely different crime. Guy Pearce, Claes Bang, and Vicky Krieps star in this historical drama based on an amazing true story. R 1hr 58m Watch trailer here.
January 10, 2:00-3:40 p.m. : Ascension (2021)
This visually stunning film explores the pursuit of wealth and progress in China. With minimal narration, the camera follows factory workers, middle class consumers, and the wealthy in pursuit of the “Chinese Dream.” Nominated for Best Documentary by the Director’s Guild, Producer’s Guild, Independent Spirit Awards, and the Gotham Awards, and the winner of Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival. NR 1hr 37min Watch trailer here.
January 17, 2:00-3:55 p.m. : Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)
Tilda Swinton plays an academic who discovers a Djinn (Idris Elba) while in Istanbul. He offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. She is doubtful and wary so he attempts to beguile her with stories of his colorful past life. George Miller (Mad Max) directed this fanciful tale based on a short story by A.S. Byatt. R 1hr 48min Watch trailer here.
January 24, 2:00-4:15 p.m. : Moonage Daydream (2022)
Relive David Bowie’s 54-year musical journey with this kaleidoscope of performances, interviews, and candid moments. Authorized by the Bowie estate, the film is nominated for this year’s Critics’ Choice awards for best documentary feature and best music documentary. PG-13 2hr 15min Watch trailer here.
January 31, 2:00-3:50 p.m. : The Phantom of the Open (2021)
Maurice Flitcroft (Mark Rylance) never played a round of golf in his life but somehow managed to participate in the 1976 British Open Golf Championship. His “legendary” round is the focus of this endearing real-life comedy. PG-13 1hr 46min Watch trailer here.