What were New England’s woodlands like prior to 1600? What do the small old-growth remnants look like today and what special values, if any, do they hold? Lost Forests of New England addresses these and other questions in an effort to bring clarity to a subject that is often lost in the mists of time.
Chef Primo and businessman Secondo are immigrant brothers from Italy who open their dream restaurant, Paradise, in New Jersey. However, Primo’s authentic food is too unfamiliar for the local tastes, and the restaurant is struggling. When famous Italian-American bandleader Louis Prima is scheduled to appear at Paradise, the two brothers put all of their efforts into the important meal, which will likely decide the fate of their restaurant.
An exploration of how one rock band can be successful, underrated, hugely influential and criminally overlooked — all at the same time. A musical odyssey exploring five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron and Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks — your favorite band's favorite band.
Overly enthusiastic guitarist Dewey Finn gets thrown out of his bar band and finds himself in desperate need of work. Posing as a substitute music teacher at an elite private elementary school, he exposes his students to the hard rock gods he idolizes and emulates – much to the consternation of the uptight principal.
Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers are among his most famous works, and are some of the most iconic paintings in the world. In an extraordinary exhibition, the Van Gogh Museum took a new and revealing look at the five publicly-owned versions of sunflowers in a vase. And once again, the Van Gogh museum opened its doors exclusively to Exhibition on Screen. A unique opportunity to see, as never before, this series of spectacular paintings.
The true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by small-town bartender Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope for their struggling community.
In partnership with Rek’-Lis Brewing, The Colonial is excited to present a two-day outdoor beer & music festival. July 3rd features Zeme Libre, Modern Fools, Poise, and The Barnyard Incident. July 4th will feature The Blind Owl Band, The Jason Spooner Band, Adam Reczek Band, and Sly Richard on the Rek’-Lis green, rain or shine.
This cult classic pairs a dead-pan disillusioned 20-year-old obsessed with suicide and a loveable fun-loving 80-year-old eccentric. They meet at a funeral, and develop a taboo romantic relationship, in which they explore the tired theme of the meaning of life with a fresh perspective.
Join cyber security expert Tendai Gomo in a discussion about security techniques you and your family can apply to protect yourselves and some interesting anecdotes from someone who has observed the use and misuse of technology and social media. Followed by the film ‘Searching’, a thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
The universe is a wild and wonderful place and things aren't always as we expect them to be. Preceded by a discussion about expecting the unexpected when endeavoring in space exploration with Zibi Turtle Ph.D, followed by a screening of the film Galaxy Quest.
“A River Runs Through It” is about life, but the river becomes the thread that ties most of it together. Preceded by a discussion by Dr. Ken Wagner Ph.D. of Dartmouth College and Cornell University.
The Vertical Life Film Tour is an original climbing film tour created and conceived by the team behind Vertical Life Magazine in 2020 to celebrate the relaunch of the Magazine following COVID-19 hibernation. Featuring 3 films that capture the very essence of “vertical life”— Out of the Blue, A thousand Ways to Kiss the Ground and Valhalla.
The story of a simulated mind as polarizing as its creator. IN SILICO explores the question "Can human beings ever distill that which makes us who we are by digitally recreating a functional human brain?".
A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
Summer camp meets Spinal Tap as we journey to Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, where dreamers from across America and around the world gather to shred with their heroes – and learn to rock like the legends.
From Two-time Academy Award-winning New Hampshire filmmaker, Barbara Kopple, Desert One tells the incredible tale of America’s secret mission to free the hostages of the 1979 Iranian revolution, which has been called “the most audacious, difficult, complicated, rescue mission ever attempted.”
When Jane is dumped at the altar she has a breakdown and spirals into a chaotic world, where love (both real and imagined) and family relationships collide with both touching and humorous consequences.
UltraRunner turned teacher Harvey Lewis, III tackles the Appalachian Trail’s speed record, reconnecting with his 78 year old father turned crew chief, Harvey Jr, by his side. Confirming that adventures are only as important as who you adventure with. This touching story of athletic perseverance, and the bond between a father and son, is simply the exact story we need during these times.
In this utterly heart-affecting and enthralling film, two Holocaust survivors in South Florida form a klezmer band and begin an extraordinary musical journey that celebrates life and the transcendent power of music to heal.
The 28th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival spotlights culturally and socially meaningful feature and documentary films about the human experience of people of color all over the world. Shown virtually for the first time this year featuring 75 narratives and documentaries from 31 countries.
A heady mix of high-energy juggling and crazy offbeat comedy. Featuring fast-paced juggling routines, off-the-cuff comedy, dangerous props, escape wizardry and insane stunts, this show is non-stop entertainment from start to finish!
Epicentro is an immersive and metaphorical portrait of post-colonial, "utopian" Cuba, where the 1898 explosion of the U.S.S. Maine still resonates. This Big Bang ended Spanish colonial dominance in the Americas and ushered in the era of the American Empire. At the same time and place, a powerful tool of conquest was born: cinema as propaganda. In his latest film, Academy Award nominee Hubert Sauper explores a century of interventionism and myth-making together with the extraordinary people of Havana to interrogate time, imperialism and cinema itself.
Considered one of the world’s greatest living guitarists, known both for her technical mastery and for her constant quest to push the boundaries of the instrument. Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,”
Human rights become profoundly personal when dissident artist Ai Weiwei's monumental exhibition on Alcatraz inspires thousands of visitors to connect with prisoners of conscience worldwide.
From his childhood in Jamaica to the prophet of the oppressed, MARLEY follows one of the world’s most influential musicians with unheard tracks, never-before-seen footage, and intimate interviews with his family, friends, and colleagues.
An intimate profile of Martin Margiela, one of the most revolutionary and influential fashion designers of his time. From Jean Paul Gaultier's assistant to creative director at Hermes to leading his own brand, Margiela never showed his face publicly but reinvented fashion with his radical style.
The 23rd Annual Short Film Festival, a worldwide event taking place across six continents, MANHATTAN SHORT is the only event of its kind. The Final Nine screen simultaneously across the world during a one-month period, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating venue.
16 year-old Lise is accused of murdering her best friend. As the trial starts, her parents stand right by her side. But once her secret life is revealed in court, the truth becomes indistinguishable.
Unemployed Antonio Ricci is elated when he finally finds work hanging posters around war-torn Rome. His wife, Maria, sells the family's bed linens to retrieve Antonio's bicycle from the pawnshop so he can take the job. However, disaster strikes when Antonio's bicycle is stolen, and his new job is doomed unless he can find the thief. With the help of his lively son, Bruno, Antonio combs the city, growing increasingly desperate for justice.
A resistance leader is pursued by a German intelligence officer in Nazi occupied Rome in 1945 who wants the name of others in the underground movement is accidentally betrayed by a former lover.
The Lakota women living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota are rising up against the forces that continue to suppress them. By preserving and protecting their ancestral values and wisdom, they provide a source of hope to their people. With exclusive access to the lives of 8 women, insight is gained into the experience of modern Indigenous American women living on a reservation.
Using interviews and rare archival footage, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE chronicles Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-care reform and immigration.
One of the top trombonists, composers and producers in jazz today. Described as “one of the best, most imaginative and musical of the trombonists of his generation”, he comes from an esteemed musical lineage — the Marsalis family.
At this defining moment in American history, THE FIGHT follows a scrappy team of heroic ACLU lawyers in an electrifying battle over abortion rights, immigrant rights, LGBTQ rights and voting rights.
A haunting fantasy-drama set in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War and detailing the strange journeys of an imaginative young girl who may be the mythical princess of an underground kingdom.
Three classics of early queer cinema, all way ahead of their time, come to Kino Marquee for Pride Month in gorgeous new restorations: Victor and Victoria (1933), Mädchen in Uniform (1931), and Michael (1924)
This genre-defying horror-musical mash-up—the bold debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczyńska— in an alternate 1980s Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city.
When two brothers find out they might lose their house they are desperate to find a way to keep their home. They find a treasure map and bring some friends along to find it. They are all out looking for the "X" and trying to get away from a group of bad guys who also want the treasure.
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the 1960s, as a young boy and girl fall in love they are moved to run away together. Various factions of the town mobilize to search for them and the town is turned upside down – which might not be such a bad thing.
An outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy journeys there to rescue his dog Spots, and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled.
A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.
Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly thirty years, Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power in this satirical black comedy.
A sweet boy from a poor family dreams of finding one of five golden tickets hidden inside chocolate bar wrappers which will admit him to the eccentric and reclusive Willy Wonka's magical factory. Based on the novel by Roald Dahl.
A recuperating news photographer believes he has witnessed a murder. Confined to a wheelchair after an accident, he spends his time watching the occupants of neighbouring apartments through a telephoto lens and binoculars and becomes convinced that a murder has taken place.
A Phoenix secretary, on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer in order to run away with her boyfriend, is overcome by exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops for the night at the ramshackle Bates Motel and meets the polite but highly strung proprietor, a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother.
A 1963 American natural horror-thriller film loosely based on the 1952 story of the same name by Daphne du Maurier, that focuses on a series of sudden and unexplained violent bird attacks on the people of Bodega Bay, California, over the course of a few days.
Inspired by the events of The Little Rock 9, the award-winning musical Polkadots is a colorful history lesson for people of all ages—reminding us that our individual differences make us awesome, not outcasts.
After a tornado hurls through Kansas, a teenager named Dorothy and her dog Toto are swept away from their farm and wakes up in the colorful and vibrant land of Oz. In order to find their way back home, they must embark on a journey to the Emerald City, where the Wizard of Oz resides.
Hindu goddess Sita accompanies her husband Rama to live in exile. In the treacherous woods, a demon king abducts her after hearing about her beauty, but Sita remains devoted. She patiently waits for Rama to rescue her.
Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of vivid vérité and melodrama.
Flailing thirty-four-year-old Bridget finally catches a break when she meets a nice guy and lands a much-needed job nannying six-year-old Frances. But an unwanted pregnancy introduces an unexpected complication.