The Fall of the American Empire

Academy Award-winner Denys Arcand brings us a new, provocative crime caper about the predominance of money in a society where all other values seem to have crumbled.

R; 127 minutes; French with English subtitles

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

The Tomorrow Man

Ed Hemsler (John Lithgow) spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come, and Ronnie Meisner (Blythe Danner) spends her life shopping for things she may never use. These two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other's stuff.

PG-13; 94 minutes

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

The Souvenir

A shy film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man. She defies her protective mother and concerned friends as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship that comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams.

R; 119 minutes

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

Photograph

A struggling Mumbai street photographer, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develops a connection that transforms them in ways that they could not expect.

PG-13; 110 minutes; Hindi and Gujarati with English subtitles

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

Walking On Water

Bulgarian director Andrey Paounov's documentary chronicles famed environmental artist Christo's first major project after the death of his wife and long-time collaborator, Jeanne-Claude. With the help of his logistics team, he overcomes numerous challenges to realize his 2016 masterpiece The Floating Piers: a surreal yellow floating walkway on Italy's Lake Iseo.

NR; 105 minutes

All Is True

The year is 1613 and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Kenneth Branagh stars as William Shakespeare, with Judi Dench as Anne Hathaway.

PG-13; 101 minutes

Red Joan

“A taut old-school thriller with a modern heroine.” Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter.

In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley (Academy Award winner Dame Judi Dench), lives in contented retirement. Then suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she's shockingly arrested by MI5 and accused of being one of the most influential spies in living history.

NR; 110 minutes

The White Crow

“A classy - and respectfully sexy - night at the movies.” Peter Debruge, Variety. Ralph Fiennes's The White Crow was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life, by Julie Kavanagh. This drama charts the iconic dancer's famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him.

R; 122 minutes

Wild Nights with Emily

“Madeleine Olnek’s sublime re-examination of Dickinson’s life in Wild Nights with Emily . . . has the distinction of being one of Molly Shannon’s strongest and funniest performances to date as the titular poet. The film, based on more recent biographies, paints Emily as a joyous, witty intellectual stifled by the patriarchy of the 19th century.” Josh Kupecki, The Austin Chronicle. This Victorian dramedy re-imagines the personal life of 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson.

R; 84 minutes

Amazing Grace

“As a document of an iconic musician's skills, the film is essential. But Amazing Grace is far more than that: Watching it is a transcendent, spine-tingling, uplifting, utterly joyous experience.” Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR.

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