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Genre: Documentary

Here’s To The Future!

On a late-summer Sunday In 2011, a female director gathers a team of filmmakers, writers, musicians, artists, critics, and friends in an apartment to recreate a scene from Michael Curtiz’s Depression-era drama The Cabin in the Cotton. Over plates of pasta and glasses of red wine, a round robin of non-professional actors take turns performing the same scene, again and again, In different permutations. With a freedom Influenced by pre–Code Hollywood, cameras, phones, and laptops are scattered around & set at almost every possible angle, documenting the action both in front of and behind the camera as it unfolds, from rehearsals to equipment adjustments to the banter between takes. An intimate. playful, and spontaneous look Into the collaborative cinematic process emerges. a snapshot of the filmmaker’s perennial struggle to capture fleeting moments before the day (and light) slip away.

No Fear: The Manny Pacquiao Story

Thanks to his fierce reputation as an aggressive left-handed slugger and his status as a two-time world champion, diminutive Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao is recognized as one of the hardest punchers in any weight class and a bona fide national hero. Incorporating footage from his most memorable fights, this inspiring documentary chronicles his rise from… Continue Reading

Pearl Jam: Twenty

Pearl Jam Twenty chronicles the years leading up to the band’s formation, the chaos that ensued soon after their rise to megastardom, their step back from center stage, and the creation of a trusted circle that would surround them — giving way to a work culture that would sustain them. Carved from over 1,200 hours… Continue Reading

Warren Miller’s “Timeless”

Warren Miller’s “Timeless”

Year after year, generations of ski and snowboard enthusiasts look forward to the coming of winter, and even after seven decades of ski cinematography, Warren Miller Entertainment can confirm that the joys of winter are eternal. Kick off the season with Warren Miller’s TIMELESS, presented by Volkswagen, as we celebrate 70 years of ski cinematography… Continue Reading

Varda by Agnès

Varda by Agnès

The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s own brilliant career. At once impish and wise, she acts as our spirit guide on a free-associative tour through her six-decade artistic journey, shedding new light on her films, photography, and recent installation works while… Continue Reading

Everybody’s Everything

Everybody’s Everything

Creating a unique mix of punk, emo and trap, Lil Peep was set to bring a new musical genre to the mainstream when he died of a drug overdose at just 21 years old. From the streets of Los Angeles to studios in London and sold out tours in Russia, the artist born Gustav Ahr… Continue Reading

Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street

Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street

At the time of release, The Advocate dubbed 1985’s A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge the gayest horror film ever made. For the film’s closeted young star, Mark Patton, such a tag was a stark reminder about the homophobia rampant in Hollywood at the time—and the painful experience he had making the high-profile… Continue Reading

POSTPONED: Dosed (Filmmakers in Attendance for Q&A!)

POSTPONED: Dosed (Filmmakers in Attendance for Q&A!)

Dearest Friends and Rio Family: Effective immediately. we will be temporarily dimming our lights and powering down the projector. Some events are being postponed, and others canceled – we will do our best to connect with ticket-holders and advise them of future plans as soon as they are made clear to us. In the meantime,… Continue Reading