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  • Cinematheque at Home: Bacurau
    Cinematheque at Home: Bacurau
    Plays April 10 - 24
    A few years from now... Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants (among them Sônia Braga) notice that their village has literally vanished from online maps and a UFO-shaped drone is seen flying overhead. There are forces that want to expel them from their homes, and soon, in a genre-bending twist, a band of armed mercenaries led by Udo Kier arrive in town picking off the inhabitants one by one. A fierce confrontation takes place when the townspeople turn the tables on the villainous outsiders, banding together by any means necessary to protect and maintain their remote community. The mercenaries just may have met their match in the fed-up, resourceful denizens of little Bacurau.
  • Cinematheque at Home: The Grey Fox
    Cinematheque at Home: The Grey Fox
    Plays April 10 - 24
    A new restoration of the classic Canadian Western based on a true story. Bill Miner (Richard Farnsworth) is a fearless stagecoach robber in the days of the Wild West. After he is arrested and jailed for more than 30 years, he re-emerges into a new century and a bustling new world. Attempting to live the straight and narrow path, he is inspired to take up his old criminal ways after seeing The Great Train Robbery. Soon he pulls off a successful railway heist and goes on the lam in British Columbia, where he falls for bold photographer Katherine Flynn (Jackie Burroughs). But Miner was not built for settling down.
  • Cinematheque at Home: Experimental Animation
    Cinematheque at Home: Experimental Animation
    Plays April 10 - 24
    Media artist collaborators Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan introduce a selection of experimental animated short films by local filmmakers Leslie Supnet, Mike Maryniuk, Ed Ackerman & Colin Morton, Rhayne Vermette, and Jackie Traverse.
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