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Sheridan Film Festival
Series starts Wednesday February 10th
February 10th
Rated: R
A retired orchestra conductor is on holiday with his daughter and his film
director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen
Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Stars: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz
February 17th
Rated R
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a
romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must
choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Director: John Crowley
Writers: Nick Hornby(Screenplay), Colm Toibin (novel)
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen
February 24th
Rated R
An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older
Director: Todd Haynes
Writers: Phyllis Nagy (screenplay), Patricia Highsmith (novel)
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sara Paulson
March 2nd
Rated R
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of
child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking
the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Director: Tom McCarthy
Writers: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy
Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams
March 9th
The Big Short
Rated: R
Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing
bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for
their greed and lack of foresight.
Director: Adam Mckay
Writers: Charles Randolph and Adam McKay (screenplay)
Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling
March 16th
Rated R
The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced
underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an
increasingly brutal State.
Director: Sarah Gavron
Writer: Abi Morgan
Stars: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter
March 23rd
Rated R
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other
artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
Director: Jay Roach
Writer: John McNamara, Bruce Cook (book)
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren
March 30th
Lady in the Van
Rated R
A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car
that's parked in his driveway.
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Writer: Alan Bennet
Stars: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent
April 6th
The Danish Girl
Rated R
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe
and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they
navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Director: Tom Hooper
Writer: David Ebershoff (novel), Lucinda Coxon (screenplay)
Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard
April 13th
Rated R
After five-year-old Jack and his mother escape from the enclosed
surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling
Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Writer: Emma Donoghue (novel and screenplay)
Stars: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers