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The Exception

Fri. 7/14 - Sat. 7/22

(R) 1 Hr. 47 Min. (Digital) In English (Art House & International, Drama)

A riveting World War II thriller filled with espionage and romance in equal measure, The Exception follows German soldier Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) as he goes on a mission to investigate exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer). The Kaiser lives in a secluded mansion in The Netherlands, and as Germany is taking over Holland, the country's authorities are concerned that Dutch spies may be watching the Kaiser. As Brandt begins to infiltrate the Kaiser's life in search of clues, he finds himself drawn into an unexpected and passionate romance with Mieke (Lily James), one of the Kaiser's maids whom Brandt soon discovers is secretly Jewish. As secrets are revealed, allegiances are tested, and Brandt is forced to make the ultimate choice between honoring his country and following his heart.



Fri 7/14 7:00 p.m.
Sat 7/15 12:00 p.m.
Sun 7/16 5:00 p.m.
Mon 7/17 4:00 p.m.
Wed 7/19 12:00 p.m.
Thu 7/20 4:00 p.m.
Fri 7/21 12:00 p.m.
Sat 7/22 12:00 p.m.
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From Hollywood to Rose

Sat. 7/22 - Wed. 7/26

(NR) 1 Hr. 24 Min. (Digital) In English (Comedy)

What Martin Scorsese's After Hours was to New York, From Hollywood to Rose aspires to be for Los Angeles, in its own lighter-hearted and whimsical way. The central figure is a middle-aged woman (Eve Annenberg) who has just run away from her wedding. Still clad in her wedding dress, she makes her way from Hollywood to Venice Beach, via the city’s notoriously unreliable bus system and along the way encounters a cast of eccentrics and social outcasts. The supporting cast of characters she encounters ranges from a well-dressed male passenger who believes he can psychically communicate with dragons to a gangster who turns out to have an acute fashion sense. With an uncanny, deadpan delivery that finds shades of pathos in the nuttiest of dialogue, Annenberg is arresting and grounds From Hollywood to Rose with a sense of recognizable humanity.

Sat 7/22 3:00 p.m.
Sun 7/23 5:30 p.m.
Mon 7/24 4:00 p.m.
Tue 7/25 7:00 p.m.
Wed 7/26 12:00 p.m.
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Amnesia
Amnesia

Opens Sat. July 22

(NR) 1 Hr. 36 Min. (Digital) In English (Drama)

Jo is a 25-year-old music composer from Berlin. He’s come to Ibiza to be part of the nascent electronic music revolution, ideally by getting a job first as a DJ in the new nightclub on the island, Amnesia. Martha has been living alone in her house facing the sea for 40 years. One night Jo knocks on her door. Her solitude intrigues him. They become friends even as the mysteries around her accumulate: the cello in the corner she refuses to play, the German language she refuses to speak. As Jo draws her into his world of techno music, Martha puts everything she had previously lived by into question.



Sat 7/22 7:00 p.m.
Sun 7/23 3:00 p.m.
Mon 7/24 7:00 p.m.
Tue 7/25 12:00 p.m.
Wed 7/26 7:00 p.m.
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