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Below The Line Screening Series Presents The King’s Choice, Norway’s Submission for Foreign Film, Followed by a Q & A with Director Erik Poppe

January 2017
Below The Line Screening Series Presents <em>The King’s Choice</em>, Norway’s Submission for Foreign Film, Followed by a Q & A with Director Erik Poppe

The King’s Choice is a film that tells the story of a three-day pivotal period in the history of Norway. Engrossing and with somewhat grim parallels to our current world political situation, the story begins on April 9th, 1940 with the German Navy, led by the flagship Blücher sailing unannounced into Norwegian harbor, supposedly... »

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Below The Line Screening Series Presents Toni Erdmanm

December 2016
Below The Line Screening Series Presents <em>Toni Erdmanm</em>

Below the Line recently hosted a screening of Germany’s entry for best foreign film Toni Erdmann. Written and directed by Maren Ade, the story tells of a hippie, practical joker father and his attempts to frustrate and nudge his daughter into a better life. The film stars Sandra Hüller who is brilliantly restrained as... »

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Below The Line Screening Series Presents Neruda

November 2016
Below The Line Screening Series Presents <em>Neruda</em>

Below the Line recently hosted a screening of Neruda, directed by Pablo Larraín and starring Luis Gnecco, Gael García Bernal and Mercedes Morán. The film is Chile’s 2016 official Oscar entry for best foreign language film. Neruda is an engrossing metafictional fable centered around the 1948 manhunt for celebrated poet and politician Pablo Neruda,... »

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Captain Fantastic: Power to the People, Stick it to the Man

November 2016
<em>Captain Fantastic</em>: Power to the People, Stick it to the Man

“Big Hollywood movies tell you what to think and feel. I did not want to do that with this film. I wanted a story that makes you question what you are doing and provokes many points of view with no clear heroes or villains,” said writer/director Matt Ross. Captain Fantastic is the story of... »

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Below The Line Screening Series Presents Eye In The Sky

November 2016
Below The Line Screening Series Presents <em>Eye In The Sky</em>

Below The Line recently participated in two screenings for Eye in the Sky, a different kind of war film, that director Gavin Hood said was a film that he wanted to make “that would keep you on the edge of your seat but leave you with something to talk about.” That something to talk... »

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Below The Line Screening Series Presents The Eagle Huntress

October 2016
Below The Line Screening Series Presents <em>The Eagle Huntress</em>

The Below the Line Screening Series presented a screening of the documentary The Eagle Huntress on October 17 at the Arclight Cinemas in Sherman Oaks. The screening was followed by a Q & A panel with director Otto Bell, thirteen-year-old eagle huntress Aisholpan Nurgaiv and her father Nurgaiv Rys. The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan... »

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