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July 2020

ANTON on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

July 17 - August 14

Screening ended. FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO VIEW, SEE THE HELP LINK BELOW THE FILM POSTER. Expected to represent the country of Georgia at the 2021 Oscars Revolution and revenge, fear and hope, love and hate all converge in a small Ukrainian village in 1919.   Based on true events, ANTON explores a little-known period of Russian history, shaped by political, ethnic and religious division.   It is about the universal bonds of childhood friendship (of a Jewish child and…

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MY DOG STUPID on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

July 24 - September 8

Screening ended. Henri is a middle-aged writer with fading inspiration who feels increasingly misunderstood by his family.   He discovers a bad-mannered dog in his garden which launches this bittersweet and moving comedy about love and the challenges of long term relationships. Starring real life iconic couple Charlotte Gainsbourg (French actress-singer) and Yvan Attal (French film director and actor). The result is a well-written and -played remarriage dramedy that explores the Attal-Gainsbourg duo as they hit middle age and their…

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GORDON LIGHTFOOT: IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

July 30 - September 8

Screening ended. With unprecedented access to the artist, the documentary follows Lightfoot's evolution from Christian choirboy to troubled troubadour to international star and beloved Canadian icon. "A thoroughly engaging retrospective of a hard-working, hard-living performer who survived to tell the tale." - Kevin Crust, Los Angeles Times "Immortal folkie Lightfoot, 81, the author of classics such as "Carefree Highway" and "Sundown," shows the wisdom of age in this must-see documentary." - Tim Appelo, AARP Movies for Grownups Language: English Length:…

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YES, GOD, YES on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

July 31 - September 15

Screening ended. A BRILLIANT COMEDY/DRAMA ABOUT WHAT A STRANGE AND BEWILDERING EXPERIENCE CATHOLIC SCHOOL IS, ESPECIALLY FOR A TEENAGE GIRL HAVING SEXUAL URGES IN THE FACE OF ETERNAL DAMNATION. Karen Maine's debut feature YES, GOD, YES received a Special Jury Prize at South By Southwest and was listed in both Deadline's and The Hollywood Reporter's "Best of the Fest" lists. "Though the subject of teenage sexuality is tricky territory, it is one which the film never exploits but instead sweetly…

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August 2020

OUT STEALING HORSES on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

August 7 - September 15

Screening ended. Immediately following the film there will be a pre-recorded discussion between acclaimed Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgard and director Hans Peter Moller. Berlin International Film Festival, winner of the Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution. A visually stunning adaptation of Norwegian novelist Per Petterson’s international bestseller, from Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland. "A hugely accomplished meditation on life, guilt and responsibility." - Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter "OUT STEALING HORSES is as inextricable from its setting as the streams that…

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AROUND THE SUN on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

August 13 - September 22

Screening ended. Ticket purchasers will be invited to an exclusive South Bay Film Society live ZOOM Q&A with film director Oliver Krimpas and screenplay writer Jonathan Kiefer on Wed. Sept. 2, 10 a.m. (PLEASE EMAIL ME SO I CAN SEND YOU THE ZOOM INVITATION). RATED 100% ON ROTTEN TOMATOES A vacant French château of unique astronomical pedigree is toured by two strangers whose flirtatious chemistry and daylong conversation yields unexpected discoveries about their place in the cosmic scheme. ★★★★ "This…

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SENIOR LOVE TRIANGLE on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

August 20 - October 4

Screening ended. An 84-year-old charming but delusional WWII veteran forms romantic relationships with two elderly women and goes on a crusade to save them from the isolation of their retirement homes in East Hollywood.   Inspired by the true story documented in Isadora Kosofsky's photo series “Senior Love Triangle” featured in TIME Magazine, it is about intimacy, romantic love, loneliness and loss. "A surprising little gem that will ultimately break your heart, SENIOR LOVE TRIANGLE is an unexpected love story…

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CONVICTION on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

August 27 - September 30

TICKET SALES END WED. SEPT. 30 (after ticket purchase you have 3 days to watch).   PLEASE SHARE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS ANYWHERE IN THE U.S. INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO VIEW ARE BELOW THE FILM POSTER. If you like courtroom dramas, this is for you!   Based on the much-publicized French murder trial of Jacques Viguier, this French courtroom thriller brings together a man accused of killing his wife and a woman obsessed with proving his innocence. "Director Antoine Raimbault…

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September 2020

THE MOLE AGENT on South Bay Film Society Virtual Cinema

September 3 - October 18

Screening ended. Chilean director Maite Alberdi’s documentary is a delightful character study that unfolds as an intricate spy thriller, in which a sweet-natured 83-year-old widower infiltrates a nursing home at the behest of a private detective.   It’s a unique meditation on compassion and loneliness that will seep into your heart and never let go. "A refreshing, beautifully made documentary set in a nursing home under suspicion of elder neglect, Maite Alberdi's THE MOLE AGENT begins with its tongue in…

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September 12 - October 23

LAST CHANCE!   Ticket sales end Friday Oct. 23 (you have 3 days to watch from the time you purchase a ticket). If it hadn't been for a bottle of scotch and a late-night visit from musician Greg Allman, Jimmy Carter might never have been elected the 39th President of the United States.   This fascinating documentary charts the mostly forgotten story of how Carter, a lover of all types of music, forged a tight bond with musicians Willie Nelson,…

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