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March 8, 2019 / Drama

In this drama, set in the late 1920s, a young couple marry against their parents’ wishes. After the wedding, the boy’s rich father attempts to destroy the marriage by refusing to offer financial support. The groom is forced to become a night watchman and his bride to become a baby-sitter.

March 8, 2019 / Documentary

Francis Kee Teller plays Son of the Hunter, a young Navajo boy who is separated from his family so that he may be given his government-dictated mandatory education. Disdaining the “white” world, Teller runs from his instructors. The two tenderfeet find themselves in a perilous situation, from which the savvy Teller must rescue them.

March 8, 2019 / Silent

An auto racer driving through a small town finds himself tangled up in a local political controversy, an election and a mystery that surrounds a supposedly “haunted” car that speeds through town with no driver and disappears before anyone can catch it.

March 7, 2019 / Foreign

One summer day a group of sixth-grade boys have an argument about whether fireworks are round or flat when viewed from different angles and embark on a journey for the answer during the annual firework festival. Meanwhile, one of their classmates, Nazuna, is troubled by her parents’ separation and decides to choose one of the boys to run away with.

March 7, 2019 / Foreign

Three bank robbers, Eijima, Nojiri, and Takasugi, flee the police and escape into the mountains. At an inn high in the Japanese Alps, Eijima and Nojiri encounter a young woman and her father, as well as Honda, a mountaineer. The inn folk do not realize their guests are wanted criminals and the visitors are treated with great kindness. Honda volunteers to lead them over the mountains, but Eijima’s paranoia endangers all of them as they make the perilous trip. 

March 7, 2019 / Foreign

Aniceto is a lonely man whose only companion is his rooster; Francisca, a young woman, arrives in town looking for work, and soon the two are drawn to each other, seemingly a perfect match. Yet soon trouble looms on the horizon with the arrival of Lucía, a sensual woman who sets her sights on Aniceto.

March 7, 2019 / Foreign

A young woman is murdered and robbed in broad daylight. A young man is arrested, in possession of some of the jewels of the victim. The passionate protests of his sister arouse the compassion of Za la Mort, who promises to help the girl.

March 5, 2019 / Family