February 24 - March 23
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances. The director shot this stunning film in 28 countries over four years.
Directed by Tarsem Singh, USA/INDIA, 117 minutes, Rated R
March 24 - April 20
Marina ( Olga Kurylenko) and Neil (Ben Affleck) meet in France and move to Oklahoma to start a life together, where problems soon arise. While Marina makes the acquaintance of a priest and fellow exile ( Javier Bardem), who is struggling with his vocation, Neil renews a relationship with a childhood sweetheart, Jane ( Rachel McAdams). Malick’s lyrical film is a moving, gorgeously shot exploration of love in its many forms.
Directed by Terrence Malik, USA/2012, 112 min, rated R
April 21 - May 18
Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal’s epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Directed by Joachim Rønning, and Espen Sandberg, Norway/2012, 118 min, rated PG-13
May 19 - June 15
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors in Stephen Chbosky’s adaptation of his own novel, a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope- and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.
Directed by Stephen Chbosky, USA/2012, rated PG-13