It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (newcomer Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend (James Ransone) hasn't been faithful during the 28 days her was locked up, the sex worker and her best friend, Alexandra (newcomer Mya Taylor), embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles, including an Armenian family dealing with their own repercussions of infidelity.
This short films collection features three of Chaplin’s most iconic short films, including “Pay Day” (1922), “Sunnyside” (1919), and “The Idle Class” (1921).
2:30 p.m. August 7 – 13
Biopic focuses on Yves Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.
August 14 - 20
Featuring the last dramatic role by Robin Williams. Williams portrays devoted husband in a marriage of convenience is forced to confront his secret life. Co-starring Bob Odenkirk and directed by Dito Montiel.
August 21 - 27
Based on one of the most popular volumes of poetry ever written, selling over 100 million copies in forty languages. Gibran's timeless verses have been given enchanting new form in this painterly cinematic adventure about freedom and the power of human expression. Written and directed by Roger Allers (The Lion King), the film intersperses Gibran's elegant poetry within stunning animated sequences by filmmakers Tomm Moore (Song of the Sea), Nina Paley (Sita Sings the Blues) and Bill Plympton (Guide Dog). Set in a Mediterranean sea-side village, Kamila (Salma Hayek) cleans house for exiled artist and poet Mustafa (Liam Neeson), but the more difficult job is keeping her free-spirited daughter out of trouble. The three embark on a journey meant to end with Mustafa's return home - but first they must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in his words will incite rebellion.
August 28-September 3
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
In his signature black turtleneck and blue jeans, Steve Jobs' image was ubiquitous. But who was the man on the stage under the giant iPhones? What accounted for the grief of so many across the wrold when he died? Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney presents a critical examination of Jobs, revered both as an iconoclastic genius and denounced as a barbed-tongued tyrant. The film is a candid telling of the Apple legend through interviews with a handful of those close to Jobs at different stages in his life. Stve Jobs: The Man in the Machine is an evocative portrait of his legacy, and our relationship with the computer. It unravels the larger than life myth he so deliberately crafted, and examines the endurance of his values which continue to shape the culture of Silicon Valley to this day.