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Spectrum of Cinema | Presented by Public House Cinema

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SCHEDULING CHANGE | Previously scheduled for March 25, 'El Topo', is replaced with 'Tampopo'

'Spectrum of Cinema' is a cinematic journey through eight unique film genres! We'll be screening a variety of first-run and repertoire film, exploring a new genre each week




February 11 | Rebecca (1940)

The story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years earlier. The young wife must come to grips with the terrible secret of her handsome, cold husband, Max De Winter (Laurence Olivier). She must also deal with the jealous, obsessed Mrs. Danvers (Judith Anderson), the housekeeper, who will not accept her as the mistress of the house.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3YJcW2UQiw&t




February 25 | The Boy Downstairs (2017)

Diana (Zosia Mamet) moves back to New York City after a few years abroad and finds the perfect Brooklyn apartment for a fresh start. Yet on the first night in her new home, she discovers that her ex-boyfriend Ben (Matthew Shear) lives in the apartment below hers. After an awkward reunion, Diana proclaims her intentions for a genuine friendship. But as old wounds are opened, both Diana and Ben are forced to confront the true nature of their feelings.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IeIM9VbV58



March 11 | Pina (2011)

Pina is a film for Pina Bausch by Wim Wenders. He takes the audience on a sensual, visually stunning journey of discovery into a new dimension: straight onto the stage with the legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch ensemble, he follows the dancers out of the theatre into the city and the surrounding areas of Wuppertal - the place, which for 35 years was the home and centre for Pina Bausch's creativity.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNuQVS7q7-A



SCHEDULING CHANGE | This film replaces the previously scheduled 'El Topo'
March 25 | Tampopo (1985)

The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, Tampopo serves up a savory broth of culinary adventure seasoned with offbeat comedy sketches and the erotic exploits of a gastronome gangster. Sweet, sexy, surreal, and mouthwatering, Tampopo remains one of the most delectable examples of food on film.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY392wxb2Wk



April 8 | On the Beach at Night Alone (2017)

A foreign city. The actress Younghee, stressed by a relationship with a married man in Korea, has given up everything, as the least courtesy she can show her sincere heart. He has said he'll join her, but she mistrusts him. She eats at an acquaintance's home and goes to a sea. She asks her friend, whom she thinks does not understand: "Is he missing me now, like I miss him??" Gangneung, Korea. A few old friends. Things are awkward, they drink, and she decides to startle them. She acts aloof, then cruel, but they like it. Left alone, Younghee goes to the beach, where things inside her heart manifest themselves, then fade like mist. How important is love in one's life? Younghee wants to know.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdXE-MC9qwM




April 22 | The Lure (2017)

This genre-defying horror-musical mash-up—the bold debut of Polish director Agnieszka Smoczyńska—follows a pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters drawn ashore to explore life on land in an alternate 1980s Poland. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly auras make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers in the half-glam, half-decrepit world of Smoczyńska’s imagining. The director gives fierce teeth to her viscerally sensual, darkly feminist twist on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid,” in which the girls’ bond is tested and their survival threatened after one sister falls for a human. A coming-of-age fairy tale with a catchy synth-fueled soundtrack, outrageous song-and-dance numbers, and lavishly grimy sets, The Lure explores its themes of emerging female sexuality, exploitation, and the compromises of adulthood with savage energy and originality.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgWe9QVqrl0



May 6 | 'The Road Movie' (2018)

A mosaic of asphalt adventures, landscape photography, and some of the craziest shit you've ever seen, Dmitrii Kalashnikov's 'The Road Movie' is a stunning compilation of video footage shot exclusively via the deluge of dashboard cameras that populate Russian roads. The epitome of a you-have-to-see-it-to-believe-it documentary, 'The Road Movie' captures a wide range of spectacles through the windshield-including a comet crashing down to Earth, an epic forest fire, and no shortage of angry motorists taking road rage to wholly new and unexpected levels-all accompanied by bemused commentary from unseen and often stoic drivers and passengers.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzIUh3BR_3g



May 20 | An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2013)

Executive producers Jay-Z, Dream Hampton, and Wyatt Cenac present Terence Nance's explosively creative debut feature, 'An Oversimplification of Her Beauty'. With arresting insight, vulnerability, and a delightful sense of humor, the film documents the relationship between Terence (Nance) and a lovely young woman (Namik Minter) as it teeters on the divide between platonic and romantic. Utilizing a tapestry of live action and multiple styles of animation, the film blurs the line between narrative, documentary, and experimental film as it explores the fantasies, emotions, and memories that race through Terence's mind as he examines and re-examines a singular moment in time.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDJ24gK_owk

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