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Take Every Wave  The Life of Laird Hamilton Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton
This is the remarkable story of an American icon who changed the sport of big wave surfing forever. Transcending the surf genre, this in-depth portrait of a hard-charging athlete explores the fear, co...

Showtimes for Fri, Oct 20 :
4:30p   6:45p  

New York Dog Film Festival  Second Chances New York Dog Film Festival: Second Chances
HARVEY & HARMONY (1:00) is indescribable!; THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MOLLY (7:00) First time British director Sue Carpenter's love tribute to her black Lab Molly; 989 MILES HOME (15:00) Laurence Alexand...

Showtimes for Sun, Oct 22 :
3:00p  

New York Dog Film Festival  Love Changes Everything New York Dog Film Festival: Love Changes Everything
HARVEY DOGS HOME (1:00) indescribably delightful; FOG OF COURAGE (7:30)  John R. Dilworth (an Academy Award nominee) made this animated horror/comedy about a cowardly dog named Courage; LOOKING FOR LO...

Showtimes for Sun, Oct 22 :
5:00p  

Maya Dardel Maya Dardel
An internationally respected poet announces she is going to kill herself and needs an heir and executor. Young writers drive up the mountain to compete for the position and are challenged intellectual...

Showtimes for Fri, Oct 27 :
7:00p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Opening Night at the RISD MUSEUM   THE SQUARE Art and Design Film Festival: Opening Night at the RISD MUSEUM - THE SQUARE
People gather at the city square, where there are no rules and you can do whatever you want.

Showtimes for Thu, Nov 02 :
5:00p  

Konstantin Grcic   Driving Dreams Konstantin Grcic / Driving Dreams
Konstantin Grcic: Design is beautiful but also hard work. The film follows the famously bold designer, Konstantin Grcic, as he plans for his exhibition at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich and to t...

Showtimes for Fri, Nov 03 :
5:00p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Julian Schnabel  A Private Portrait Art and Design Film Festival: Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait
A chronicle of the personal life and public career of the celebrated artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel.

Showtimes for Fri, Nov 03 :
7:30p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Shorts Program Art and Design Film Festival: Shorts Program


Showtimes for Sat, Nov 04 :
12:00p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Hanzi Art and Design Film Festival: Hanzi
HANZI is a documentary exploring international design, visual culture, and identity through the lens of modern Chinese typography.

Showtimes for Sat, Nov 04 :
2:00p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Manolo  The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards Art and Design Film Festival: Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards
An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed 'cobbler' and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures as 'the best shoe-maker of the 20th and 21st centuries. A film for anyone who...

Showtimes for Sat, Nov 04 :
4:00p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Loving Vincent Art and Design Film Festival: Loving Vincent
The world's first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history's most celebrated a...

Showtimes for Sat, Nov 04 :
6:15p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Tom of Finland Art and Design Film Festival: Tom of Finland
Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He find...

Showtimes for Sat, Nov 04 :
8:30p  

The B Side  Elsa Dorfman s Portrait Photography The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography
A look at the life and work of legendary photographer Elsa Dorfman, whose subjects have included such friends as Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan, and Jonathan Richman.

Showtimes for Sun, Nov 05 :
12:00p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Heaven is a Traffic Jam On The 405   Design that Heals Art and Design Film Festival: Heaven is a Traffic Jam On The 405 / Design that Heals
Heaven is a Traffic Jam On The 405: Mindy Alper is a tortured and brilliant 56 year old artist who is represented by one of Los Angeles' top galleries. Acute anxiety, mental disorder and devastating d...

Showtimes for Sun, Nov 05 :
1:45p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Yohji Yamamoto   Dressmaker Art and Design Film Festival: Yohji Yamamoto | Dressmaker
Yohji Yamamoto | Dressmaker is an intimate and delving portrait of one of fashion's most revered stalwarts. For a man who creates clothing as armour, Yamamoto opens up as never before to share the cor...

Showtimes for Sun, Nov 05 :
3:45p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Bombshell  The Hedy Lamarr Story Art and Design Film Festival: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
The world's most beautiful woman was also the secret inventor of secure wifi, bluetooth and GPS communications, but her arresting looks stood in the way of her being given the credit she deserved... u...

Showtimes for Sun, Nov 05 :
6:15p  

Art and Design Film Festival  78 52 Art and Design Film Festival: 78/52
78 shots. 52 cuts. The shower scene from PSYCHO.

Showtimes for Sun, Nov 05 :
8:30p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Score  A Film Music Documentary Art and Design Film Festival: Score: A Film Music Documentary
Music is an integral part of most films, adding emotion and nuance while often remaining invisible to audiences. Matt Schrader shines a spotlight on the overlooked craft of film composing, gathering m...

Showtimes for Mon, Nov 06 :
5:30p  

Art and Design Film Festival  The Challenge Art and Design Film Festival: The Challenge
Falconry has a history that stretches back over 40 centuries. In the West it was a prevailing passion of the medieval aristocracy, but its prestige continues undiminished in contemporary Arab culture....

Showtimes for Mon, Nov 06 :
7:45p  

Art and Design Film Festival  The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg Art and Design Film Festival: The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg
Swiss collector Uli Sigg has played in the time of economic opening of China by Mao an essential role, which is still continuing. To better understand China, in 1980 as an entrepreneur and business ex...

Showtimes for Tue, Nov 07 :
5:30p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Brimstone   Glory Art and Design Film Festival: Brimstone & Glory
Tultepec, Mexico is known for just one thing: fireworks. The city manufactures more than half of all fireworks made in Mexico, a good percentage of which will be set off at the small town’s annual f...

Showtimes for Tue, Nov 07 :
7:45p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Paa Joe   The Lion Art and Design Film Festival: Paa Joe & The Lion
A true story about the art of love and death. A thought provoking and cinematic documentary film rooted in the universal themes of love, death and legacy set against one of the most beautiful art-form...

Showtimes for Wed, Nov 08 :
5:30p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Spettacolo Art and Design Film Festival: Spettacolo
For the past 50 years, the villagers of a tiny hill town in Tuscany have turned their lives into a play that the entire town writes and performs. Spettacolo is a portrait of this tradition through the...

Showtimes for Wed, Nov 08 :
8:00p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Art and Oligarchs Art and Design Film Festival: Art and Oligarchs
A popular trend among Russian oligarchs is to purchase works of art. Why? It's a way to get into the Kremlin's good graces, to gild their image…and to cover up the origin of their fortunes, often acqu...

Showtimes for Thu, Nov 09 :
5:30p  

Art and Design Film Festival  Rebels on Pointe Art and Design Film Festival: Rebels on Pointe
Rebels on Pointe is the first-ever, cinéma vérité documentary film celebrating Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo -- the all male, drag ballet company founded over 40 years ago on the heels of New...

Showtimes for Thu, Nov 09 :
7:30p  

Kalkimanthankatha   The Churning of Kalki  Director in Attendance Kalkimanthankatha - The Churning of Kalki (Director in Attendance)
This film tells the story of two actors from Calcutta who go to the largest gathering of humans on earth - the Hindu festival of Kumbh Mela - to search for Kalki, the tenth and the final avatar of Lor...

Showtimes for Thu, Nov 30 :
7:00p  

The DocYard and the Providence Center for Media Culture co present  The Departure The DocYard and the Providence Center for Media Culture co-present: The Departure
An intimate character study of the complex figure Ittetsu Nemoto, an aimless and rebellious former punk rocker-turned-Buddhist priest. He is renowned in Japan for saving the lives of countless suicida...

Showtimes for Tue, Dec 05 :
8:00p  

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