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Elena

Director: Petra Costa
Brazil/USA 2012, 80 min, Digital
  • Aug 29 @ 9:15pm
  • Aug 30 @ 7pm
  • Sep 1 @ 2pm
  • Sep 3 @ 9pm
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother: to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship, and her seven year... view more

Night Moves

Director: Kelly Reichardt
USA 2013, 112 min, Digital
  • Aug 29, 31 & Sep 4 @ 7pm
  • Aug 30 @ 4:15pm
  • Aug 30 @ 9pm
  • Sep 1 @ 4pm
  • Sep 2 @ 9:30pm
_Night Moves_ follows three passionate environmentalists whose homegrown plot to blow up a controversial dam unravels into a journey of doubt, paranoia, and unintended consequences. Set against the ravishing, but threatened natural beauty of Oregon, the film follows step-by- relentless-... view more

Kurosawa: Seven Samurai

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Japan 1954, 207 min, Digital
  • Aug 14 & Sep 1 @ 7pm
  • Aug 24 @ 3pm
One of the most thrilling film epics of all time, _Seven Samurai_ tells the story of a sixteenthcentury village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This three-hour ride from Kurosawa - featuring legendary... view more

Music Docs: 20,000 Days on Earth (MD)

Director: Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard
UK 2014, 97 min, Digital
  • Sep 2 @ 7pm
Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us who we... view more

Kurosawa: Rashomon

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Japan 1950, 88 min, Digital
  • Aug 17 @ 12:45pm
  • Aug 22 & Sep 3 @ 7pm
Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, _Rashomon_ is perhaps the finest film ever made about the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and flashbacks, Akira Kurosawa reveals the complexities of human nature as... view more

Palo Alto

Director: Gia Coppola
USA 2013, 100 min, Digital
  • Sep 4 & 6 @ 9:15pm
  • Sep 7 & 10 @ 9:30pm
Shy, sensitive April (Emma Roberts) is the class virgin, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach Mr. B (James Franco) and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy. Emily, meanwhile, offers sexual favors to every boy who crosses... view more

Land Ho!

Director: Aaron Katz, Martha Stephens
Iceland/ USA 2014, 95 min, Digital
  • Sep 5 & 11 @ 7pm
  • Sep 6 @ 4pm
  • Sep 7 @ 2pm
  • Sep 8 @ 9:30pm
A pair of 60-something ex-brothers-in-law sets off on a road trip through Iceland, hoping to reclaim their youth. Their picaresque adventures, from trendy Reykjavík to rugged outback, are a throwback to classic bawdy road comedies as well as a candid... view more

Sagrada - The Mystery of Creation

Director: Stefan Haupt
Switzerland 2012, 89 min, Digital
  • Sep 5 @ 9:15pm
  • Sep 6 @ 7pm
  • Sep 7 & 13 @ 4pm
  • Sep 9 @ 9:30pm
One of the most iconic structures ever built, Barcelona’s La Sagrada Familia is a unique and fascinating architectural project conceived by controversial genius Antoni Gaudi in the late 19th century. More than 125 years after construction began and 88 years... view more

The Room (Sep 2014)

Director: Tommy Wiseau
USA 2003, 99 min, Digital
  • Sep 5 @ 11:30pm
The film widely considered to be the “Citizen Kane of bad movies” is back! Tommy Wiseau and his popular masterpiece are only at Metro every few months, so be sure to catch it when it’s here. You’re my favourite customer.... view more

The Incredible Journey

Director: Fletcher Markle
Canada / USA 1963, 80 min, Digital
  • Sep 6 @ 2pm
When the Hunter family sets out on a holiday, they leave their three pets – bull terrier Bodger, labrador Luath, and Siamese cat Tao with a friend. But when a series of assumptions are made, no one realizes when the... view more

Programmer's Blurb July 2014

By : metro

JULY’S GOING DOWN IN HISTORY ///

Fritz Lang’s Metropolis is an epic masterpiece and pioneering science-fiction from the silent era. The complete, unadulterated film hadn’t been viewed since its 1927 German premiere, until a damaged original print was unearthed and painstakingly restored. Metro is screening the new complete version, which includes 25 minutes of restored footage and featues Gottfried Huppertz’s original score. Don’t miss the opportunity to see one of the greatest cinematic achievements of all time on the big screen!

That’s not the only cinematic milestone Metro’s celebrating in July. Its been 30 ...

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