New Titles – July 27th

Feature Films

Last Knights

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A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master.

 

Operation Bullshine

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The fun starts when a group of A.T.S. girls are posted to a light ack-ack command post on a remote part of the English coast.

 

The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

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Based on the diaries of wealthy landowner Anne Lister, who struggles to live her life openly as a lesbian in nineteenth-century Yorkshire society. (photo from amazon.co.uk)

 

TV Series

Orange is the New Black – Season 2

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The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money to her drug-dealing girlfriend.

 

Trollied – Series 1 and 2

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Set in Valco, a fictional supermarket in the north-west of England, Trollied is an eight-part sitcom that puts a comic twist on one of our most familiar surroundings. Acting deputy manager Julie struggles to assert her authority and fails at almost every attempt to make a good impression on store manager Gavin. She also has something of a crush on Gavin, who manages to rebuff her clumsily executed flirtations – that is, if he’s aware of them at all.

 

Foreign Films

Anjaam

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After mistaking a flight attendant’s attention for love, a wealthy, spoiled man becomes obsessed with her and soon tears her life apart. (photo from forums.itsboxoffice.com)

 

The Dirty Picture

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The love story between an actress and a director. Inspired by the life of the late south Indian actress Silk Smitha. (photo from google.com)

 

Dostana

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Two straight guys pretend to be gay in order to secure a Miami apartment. When both of them fall for their roommate Neha, hilarity ensues as they strive to convince one and all that they’re gay, secretly trying to win her heart. (photo from wikipedia.org)

 

Gulaab Gang

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A fearless woman fights social injustice; creating a sanctuary for abused women and battling a crooked politician.

 

Sita Sings the Blues

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An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

 

Documentaries

The House I Live In

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From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America’s criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

 

Miners Shot Down

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In August 2012, mineworkers in one of South Africa’s biggest platinum mines began a wildcat strike for better wages. Six days into the strike, the police used live ammunition to brutally suppress it, killing 34 and injuring many more. The police insisted that they shot in self-defense. Miners Shot Down tells a different story, one that unfolds in real time over seven days, like a ticking time bomb.

 

Pick Up the Mic

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An explosive documentary on the world of queer hip-hop. Featuring searing public performances and intimate interviews with the community’s most significant players, the film captures an underground music movement as it’s about to hit the mainstream – defying the music industry’s homophobic traditions in the process.

 

 

**All photos from IMDB unless otherwise mentioned**