Films Coming Soon

Streaming Film - Identifying Features

Starts Fri, Jan 22

“Identifying Features” is a compelling drama about a woman who tries to find her son's whereabouts after he leaves Mexico to find work in the United States.

Middle-aged Magdalena (Mercedes Hernandez) has lost contact with her son after he took off with a friend from their town of Guanajuato to cross the border into the U.S., hopeful to find work. Desperate to find out what happened to him - and to know whether or not he’s even alive - she embarks on an ever-expanding and increasingly dangerous journey to discover the truth. At the same time, a young man named Miguel (David Illescas) has returned to Mexico after being deported from the U.S., and eventually his path converges with Magdalena’s. From this simple but urgent premise, director Fernanda Valadez has crafted a lyrical, suspenseful slow burn, equally constructed of moments of beauty and horror, and which leads to a startling, shattering conclusion. Winner of the World Cinema Dramatic Audience and Screenplay Awards at the Sundance Film Festival. [2020, Mexico, 94 min, Rated: NR, Spanish with English subtitles].

Anjana Janardhan of “Sight & Sound” writes, “Combines stunning cinematography, evocative sound design and hints of magical realism to create a visionary work of devastating power." Ricardo Gallegos of “La Estatuilla” exclaims, “A masterpiece and an indispensable tale of violence and migration that portrays the harsh reality in Mexico.”

Film at CAT - The Dig

Starts Fri, Jan 22

“The Dig,” based on a true story this gripping historical drama reimagines the events of the 1939 excavation of a wooden ship and cemeteries from the Dark Ages.

As WWII looms in England, a wealthy widow (Carey Mulligan) retains the services of an amateur archaeologist (Ralph Fiennes) to excavate the earthen mounds on her estate. When they make an extremely important historical discovery it attracts the attention of a Cambridge University archaeologist and his colleagues who seize the site. This amazing find brings echoes of Britain’s past that resonate in the face of its uncertain future. [2020, UK, 112 min, Rated: PG-13].

Streaming Film - Two of Us

Starts Fri, Feb 5

“Two of Us” is a mesmerizing romance-drama about love and aging.

Two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, have been secretly in love for decades. Everybody, including Madeleine’s family, thinks they are simply neighbors, sharing the top floor of their building. They come and go between their two apartments, enjoying the affection and pleasures of daily life together, until an unforeseen event turns their relationship upside down and leads Madeleine’s daughter to gradually unravel the truth about them. [2020, France, 119 min, Rated: NR, French with English subtitles].

 “Variety Magazine” writes, ““Quietly groundbreaking. Entirely unique and uniquely vital.” David Rooney of “Hollywood Reporter” says, “This is a smart movie that starts from a relatively simple yet captivating premise and then steadily gains in complexity as it develops.”

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