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Amazing Grace: A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s album Amazing Grace at The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
Apollo 11: Featuring never-before-seen footage in its highest resolution, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission that first put men on the moon.
Capernaum: A gutsy 12-year-old boy must use his wits to survive the dangerous city streets after fleeing his negligent parents.
Criss Cross: An armored car driver with an attraction to his ex-wife, now married to a mobster, arranges a secret meeting. Their plan to hide the affair proves to have deadly consequences.
Dames du Bois de Boulogne: A society lady engineers a marriage between her lover and a cabaret dancer who is essentially a prostitute.
Enamorada: During the Mexican Revolution, a macho rebel general falls in love with the independent-minded daughter of an aristocrat in the town he is occupying.
La Noche Avanza: An arrogant man seduces and discards women at will until his victims plot revenge.
The Ladykillers: Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
The Last Hurrah: Spencer Tracy portrays a down-to-earth big city mayor ruthlessly thwarted by political enemies.
Long Shot: When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.
Los Olvidados: A group of juvenile delinquents live a violent and crime-filled life in the festering slums of Mexico City, and the morals of young Pedro are gradually corrupted and destroyed by the others.
Maclovia: En la isla Janitzio en medio del lago de Pátzcuaro en México, Maclovia ama a José María, un hombre muy pobre. Su padre Maclovia desaprueba, y ella se ve obligada a elegir entre casarse con el brutal sargento de la Garza y la libertad de José María.
Mid 90s: From director Jonah Hill, Mid90s is a funny, moving look at Stevie, a kid in 90s LA, as he escapes his turbulent home life with a new group of friends he meets at a local skate shop, plunging him into a world of fun, danger, and excitement.
Mr. Turner: An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner’s life.
Plus One: In order to survive a summer of wedding fever, longtime single friends, Ben and Alice, agree to be each other’s plus one at every wedding they’ve been invited to.
The Professor: After he learns he has six months to live, a college lecturer (Johnny Depp) turns rebellious party animal and wages a hilarious crusade against authority in this dark comedy.
Salón México: Mercedes trabaja como cabaretera en el Salón México, para sostener los estudios de su hermanita Beatriz en un exclusivo internado para señoritas. Lupe Lopez el encargado de seguridad del cabaret esta enamorado de Mercedes y ha descubierto su doble vida. Haciendo pareja con el rufián Paco, Mercedes gana un concurso de baile, pero Paco se niega a compartir el premio. En un ataque de desesperación ella le roba el dinero del premio. Paco hará todo lo posible por vengarse, pero tendrá que enfrentar el amor y la protección incondicional de Lupe le ha jurado a Mercedes.
Shazam!: Billy Batson is a streetwise 14-year-old who can magically transform into the adult superhero Shazam. His powers soon get put to the test against the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana.
Super Fly: Charismatic, big-time Harlem cocaine dealer Youngblood Priest drives expensive cars, keeps a downtown white woman, and plans one last big score to escape his life of violence.
Teen Spirit: Violet, a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town to pursue her passion to sing, enters a singing competition that will test her integrity, talent, and ambition.
Transit: Past and present merge in this alluring thriller from Christian Petzold which follows Georg (Franz Rogowski), a refugee from fascism who assumes the identity of the dead writer whose papers he is carrying. Georg falls for Marie (Paula Beer), a mysterious woman searching for her husband-the man whose identity he has stolen. Includes English subtitles-user may need to turn subtitles on.
Woman at War: Halla declares a one-woman-war on the local aluminum industry. But as she prepares to abandon her role as environmental activist to become a mother, she decides to plot one final attack to deal the aluminum industry a crippling blow.
The Woman of the Port: Rosario (Palma) becomes a prostitute after losing her father and discovering her boyfriend had a liaison with another woman. In Veracruz, Rosario lives above a sordid cabaret “selling her love to the men coming from the sea.” One night, sailor Alberto (Soler) rescues Rosario from the dirty hands of a drunk man. They get along and go to Rosario’s room. After making love, they begin to talk and Rosario discovers they’re siblings…