BURNING is the searing examination of an alienated young man, Jongsu (Ah-in Yoo), a frustrated introvert whose already difficult life is complicated by the appearance of two people into his orbit: first, Haemi (newcomer Jong-seo Jun), a spirited woman who offers romantic possibility, and then, Ben (Steven Yeun, THE WALKING DEAD, SORRY TO BOTHER YOU), a wealthy and sophisticated young man she returns from a trip with. When Jongsu learns of Ben’s mysterious hobby and Haemi suddenly disappears, his confusion and obsessions begin to mount, culminating in a stunning finale. Directed by Chang-dong Lee and based on the story "Barn Burning" by Haruki Murakami. NR (mature) / 148 min. In Korean w/ subtitles.
A Jazz / On Screen presentation with Further Jazz, Inc.
Miles Davis provided the score for Louis Malle's first film, a suspenseful noir thriller featuring Jeanne Moreau. A self-assured businessman murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events. NR / 91 min.
Stick around after the film for a concert by Glenn Wilson & Friends featuring the music of Miles Davis.
01/18 @ 7:00pm
A Tuesday Night Classic. Tess Harding (Katharine Hepburn) is a progressively-minded political journalist. Sam Craig (Spencer Tracy) is a sports writer with very traditional values. The only thing the two have in common is that they both work for the same New York City newspaper. Despite an initial and mutual dislike, the two eventually fall in love and get married. When Tess wins the Woman of the Year award, traditional gender roles become flipped and their relationship faces some unexpected challenges. NR / 114 min.
In the early 18th century, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (a show-stealing Olivia Colman) occupies the throne, and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance to return to her aristocratic roots. A biting new comedy from director Yorgos Lanthimos. R / 119 min.
02/03 @ 7:00pm
Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) crashes to Earth and immediately registers a series of world-changing patents in an effort to return to his parched planet and dying family. But will the authorities let him go? A sci-fi classic directed by Nicolas Roeg. R / 140 min.