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*Winner - Grand Jury Prize - Cannes Film Festival 2018*CLICK HERE for an Exclusive Music Box Interview with Writer/Director NADINE LABAKINadine Labaki’s CAPERNAUM (“Chaos”) tells the story of Zain (Za... READ MORE

Directed by: Nadine Labaki

Runtime: 119 mins

Format: DCP

Cold War

**From the Writer/Director of IDA**Winner - Best Director - 2018 Cannes Film Festival**COLD WAR is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vast... READ MORE

Directed by: Pawel Pawlikowski

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: DCP

Design for Living

***Saturday, 1/26 11:30am Screening - Free for Music Box Members***Picked by Kat, Marketing & Publicity ManagerGary Cooper, Fredric March, and Miriam Hopkins play a trio of Americans in Paris who... READ MORE

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: 35mm


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Dragon Ball Super: Broly

Opens January 16thA planet destroyed, a powerful race reduced to nothing. After the devastation of Planet Vegeta, three Saiyans were scattered among the stars, destined for different fates. While two... READ MORE

Directed by: Tatsuya Nagamine

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Of Fathers and Sons

After his Sundance award-winning documentary Return to Homs, Talal Derki returned to his homeland where he gained the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. H... READ MORE

Directed by: Talal Derki

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: DCP

Found Footage Festival: After Dark

CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for both CHERISHED GEMS and AFTER DARKJoe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (The Colbert Report) are back for a second night, serving up their dirties... READ MORE

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

Found Footage Festival: Cherished Gems

CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for both CHERISHED GEMS and AFTER DARKFound Footage Festival hosts Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) take audienc... READ MORE

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

Inside Llewyn Davis

Picked by Becky, Marketing & Communications ManagerINSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Guitar in tow, hu... READ MORE

Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: DCP

Mean Girls

**15th Anniversary**Raised in the African bush country by her zoologist parents, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) thinks she knows about "survival of the fittest." But the law of the jungle takes on a whole... READ MORE

Directed by: Mark Waters

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: DCP

Minding the Gap

***Director Bing Liu and Producer Diane Quon in attendance for a post-film Q&A moderated by Steve James***First-time filmmaker Bing Liu's documentary Minding the Gap is a coming-of-age saga of thr... READ MORE

Directed by: Bing Liu

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP


***Brand New 35mm Print***An inspired labor of love for zine-making teens Sandi Tan, Jasmine Ng and Sophie Siddique, Shirkers was a Singapore-made 1992 cult classic—or it would have been, had the 16mm... READ MORE

Directed by: Sandi Tan

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: 35mm

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