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AMERICAN FOLK

When their plane from Los Angeles to New York is grounded on the morning of September 11, 2001, strangers Elliott (Joe Purdy) and Joni (Amber Rubarth) are unexpectedly thrust together amidst the chaos of that historic day. With little in common but both needing to get to NYC urgently, they accept help from Joni's family friend Scottie (Krisha Fairchild) who lends the duo a rusty old 1972 Chevy Van.

BIG SONIA

In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski – great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor – runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than 30 years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to resist her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, BIG

THE LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS (BOLSHOI BALLET)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 2018 11:15AM

At a theatre performance of ‘Manon Lescaut’, the young and naive Armand is utterly captivated after meeting the ravishing and most desirable courtesan Marguerite Gautier. Their encounter gives birth to a passionate yet doomed
love… Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel comes to life on the Bolshoi stage, with prima Svetlana Zakharova as the ailing Marguerite seeking love

SFFF: FILMWORKER

W/ Short:
Cerrillos Road (8 mins.) (Dir. Guilio Poidomani)
As they try to solve the mystery of Sarah’s disappearance, her best friend Lori and her fiancée Phil, discover their feelings for each other.

It's a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else's creative vision. Yet, that's exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as 'Lord

SFFF: SHALL WE DANCE?: SHORTS PROGRAM

ID #3: Dancer (Dir. Emi On) (3 mins.)
Even after she establishes the first school of Burlesque in Slovakia and becoming an idol for women, this dancer has to fine confidence each time she gets onto a stage.

EPIPHANY V (7 mins.) (Dir. Kevin Newbury)
An operatic story of a young man trying to save his mother from Death's embrace using dance and music.

Magic Tap Clogreres (8 mins.) (Dir. Paul

DON CARLOS (PARIS OPERA)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11 11:15AM

“Why should I be indiscreet when my silence can do him no harm, and possibly protect him? Why warn the sleeper of the storm cloud overhead?... It is enough for me to guide it away from you in silence, so that you may waken to clear skies.”  - The Marquis of Posa, Don Carlos, Schiller, Act IV, Scène 6

If there exists an opera that defies boundaries at every level, be

RIGOLETTO VERDI (ROYAL OPERA HOUSE)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18 11:15AM

The Royal Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto – a work the composer himself called his ‘best opera’ – live in cinemas worldwide on Tuesday 16 January.


Rigoletto was performed 250 times in the 10 years following its premiere in 1851 and has become one of the most popular of all operas. Featuring many musical highlights, the opera includes the well-known arias

ROMEO AND JULIET (BOLSHOI BALLET)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25  2018 11:15AM

In Verona, Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love while their respective families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are caught in a bitter rivalry ending in heart-wrenching tragedy… Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh retelling of Shakespeare’s beloved

LA BOHEME (PARIS OPERA)

SUNDAY, MARCH 4 11:15AM

One of opera’s most popular and enduring classics, Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème memorializes the ardent passions of young Bohemian artists struggling to love, create and survive in mid-19th century Paris.

Living together in a small Parisian garret, Rodolfo writes, Marcello paints, Schaunard composes and Colline philosophizes. When Rodolfo meets the delicate Mimì, he is

TOSCA

SUNDAY, MARCH 11 11:15AM

Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace.


Jonathan Kent’s production for The Royal Opera captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. The Chief of Police, Scarpia – one of the most malevolent villains in opera – ruthlessly pursues and tortures enemies of

THE FLAMES OF PARIS (BOLSHOI BALLET)

SUNDAY, MARCH 25 2018 11:15AM

In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris in support the revolutionary effort that is taking over the capital. While fighting for freedom, they both encounter love along the way… Very few ballets can properly depict the Bolshoi’s overflowing energy and fiery passion as can Alexei Ratmansky’s captivating revival of

THE WINTER'S TALE

SATURDAY, MARCH 31 11:15AM

Take a voyage to Bohemia with The Royal Ballet this February with Christopher Wheeldon’s production of The Winter’s Tale, live in cinemas worldwide on Wednesday 28 February at 7.15pm.

Wheeldon’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play features British Principals Lauren Cuthbertson and Edward Watson dancing the parts of Hermione and King Leontes, with Sarah Lamb and

DON QUIXOTE (VIENNA)

SUNDAY, APRIL 1 11:15AM

Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ mock-chivalric romance about a crazy old man who believes himself to be a heroic knight-errant, and offering a flamboyant fiesta of vibrant Spanish color and classical Russian dance, Don Quixote was originally created by the master choreographer Marius Petipa, together with the composer Ludwig Minkus, for the Imperial Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow

CARMEN

SATURDAY, APRIL 14 11:15AM

Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form – numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song have permeated the popular consciousness as little else has. The opera’s heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence initially proved too much for the stage, and it was a critical failure

GISELLE (BOLSHOI BALLET)

SUNDAY, APRIL 15 2018 11:15AM

When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death… Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire, alongside the

PIQUE DAME (THE QUEEN OF SPADES)

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22 11:15AM

As one of the highlights of the Holland Festival, renowned director Stefan Herheim staged Tchaikovsky’s much-loved opera about a young man who, for the prospect of earthly wealth, gambles away his chance for love and happiness.

The protagonist Hermann stakes everything on gambling, in the belief that there has to be a secret formula that will prevent him from losing