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Yom YomDirector: Amos Gitai
In YOM YOM, the second film in Amos Gitai's (DEVARIM, KADOSH) celebrated "City Trilogy," Israel's preeminent writer-director weaves, "a darkly comic tale of characters driven by divided loyalties and neurotic inhibitions" (THE VILLAGE VOICE) in the mixed nationality Mediterranean port city of Haifa.
The Harold Lloyd Collection 2Director: Hal Roach, Fred Newmeyer, Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor, Alfred Goulding
Harold Lloyd might just be the funniest actor you've never seen -- a silent screen comedian so often placed in the shadow of Chaplin and Keaton -- but he continues to shine in some of the most enduring short and feature length comedies ever offered audiences. Kino's second volume of Lloyd material contains 10 short films.
Burke & HareDirector: Vernon Sewell
A colorful, early ’70s rendition of life in the taverns, brothels, and surgical theatres of 1820s Scotland, blending dark comedy with bawdy eroticism, seasoning it with the grotesque, then crowning it with a playful theme song by the pop band The Scaffold.
I Killed My MotherDirector: Xavier Dolan
Focusing on the relationship between Hubert Minel (Xavier Dolan), a 16-year-old Quebecois living in suburban Montreal, and his single mother Chantale (Anne Dorval), I KILLED MY MOTHER beautifully captures the anxieties of a mother-son relationship.
This is Not a MovieDirector: Olallo Rubio
Twisted, apocalyptic satire, THIS IS NOT A MOVIE envisions the end of the world through the bi-polar mind of a strung-out pop-culture addict. Starring Edward Furlong and Peter Coyote, with a jagged, atmospheric score from Slash.
The ClownsDirector: Federico Fellini
Fellini's fascination with the circus and the surreal come to a head in one of his final masterpieces, which reflects his childhood obsession with clowns through both narrative and documentary approaches. The carnival sounding score composed by Nino Rota and a cameo appearance by Anita Ekberg, the star of his 1960's masterpiece, LA DOLCE VITA, enhances the Fellini-esque experience.