Thursday, May 3, 2012

Surviving Progress! Second Saturday Silent Cinema!

Music Box Theatre

This Friday we’re opening the bone-chilling new documentary SURVIVING PROGRESS. Both Roger Ebert and Michael Phillips give the film 3.5 stars. Check it out this weekend!

Have you made it out to see Music Box Films’ MONSIEUR LAZHAR yet? It’s a beautiful little film with a 96% rating on and an Oscar® Nomination to its credit. Watch the trailer here!

Lastly, it’s almost time for Second Saturday Silent Cinema again. Next up is the 1928 classic LILAC TIME starring Colleen Moore and Gary Cooper. Buy your advance tickets here!

See you at the movies!

The story of an Algerian immigrant substitute teacher who brings emotional stability to a Montreal middle school class shaken by the suicide of their well-liked teacher.
Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Monsieur Lazhar tells the poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher. Bachir Lazhar (Fellag), a 55-year-old Algerian immigrant, offers the school his services as a substitute teacher and is quickly hired. As he helps the children heal, he also learns to accept his own painful past. This moving film features exquisite performances by Fellag and a stunning ensemble of child actors.

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