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iMordecai makes for hearty laughter

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“iMordecai” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Wednesday, June 12. This Miami-based comedy is directed by Marvin Samel, who will attend a post-film...

‘Evil Does Not Exist’ — a commerce/nature fable with a twist

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“Evil Does Not Exist” begins at the M.V. Film Center on Wednesday, May 29. Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, this beautiful Japanese film, winner of...

“Who Is Stan Smith?”

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“Who Is Stan Smith?” a documentary of the famed tennis star, plays at the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, May 11. Directed by Danny...

The magic of Adaline

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“The Age of Adaline” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, April 25, as part of the “Science on Screen” project. Before the...

A jailbird on the lam in ‘Raw Deal’

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“Raw Deal” plays for one night on Wednesday, April 17. It is the second in the series of three remastered Film Noir Classics selected...

Classic film noir screening at the Film Center

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“T-Men” plays at the M.V. Film Center on Wednesday, April 10. It’s the first in a series of three restored film noirs playing at...

‘The Crime is Mine’

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“The Crime Is Mine” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 29. Directed by François Ozon, his 22nd film, this French screwball...

A celebration of food on film

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“The Taste of Things” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 22. French-Vietnamese Anh Tran Hung directed this celebration of food, and...

‘Origin’ takes a look at the caste system and its effects

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Journalist Isabel Wilkerson's book “Caste” is the basis for “Origin,” the film opening at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 15. Wilkerson is...

Life in Bhutan explored in ‘The Monk and the Gun’

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"The Monk and the Gun" opens at the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 pm. This satire by Bhutanese director Pawo...

A vacation gone awry in ‘Golden Years’

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"Golden Years" arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 1. This comedy with the ironic title concerns a retired couple who go...

‘Perfect Days’ celebrates beauty in everyday life

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In a run-up to the Oscars, "Perfect Days" arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Feb. 23. The film was directed by Wim...

A great filmmaker joins a great artist

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Coming to the M.V. Film Center this weekend is Wim Wenders’ 2023 documentary, “Anselm.” This is not a documentary in any ordinary sense, but...

‘The Zone of Interest’ and the banality of evil

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“The Zone of Interest,” about an apparently ordinary Nazi family living next to Auschwitz concentration camp, comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday,...

Yorgos Lanthimos’s odd and imaginative new film

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“Poor Things” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 pm. Directed by Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, this film is...

A grouchy cab driver is won over in ‘Driving Madeleine’

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“Driving Madeleine” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Jan. 19. This film is a delightful story of two characters confined in the...

Filmmaker Kaurismäki’s ‘Fallen Leaves’

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“Fallen Leaves” plays at the M.V. Film Center starting on Friday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 pm. Directed by Oscar nominee Aki Kaurismäki, this comedy...

Tour de force: Jon Batiste’s ‘American Symphony’

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“American Symphony” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 pm. This documentary follows the career of the tour de...

Top 10 films of the year

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Here they come: the top 10 films of the year. Of course, you, the viewers, may have your own ideas of what’s best. Let...

A boy and his mother in a Japanese film

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“Monster” will play at the M.V. Film Center on Jan. 5. A challenging drama set in Japan, the director and editor Kore-eda Hirokazu was...