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LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD

Letters from Baghdad is the story of a true original—Gertrude Bell—sometimes called the “female” Lawrence of Arabia. Voiced and executive produced by Academy award winning actor Tilda Swinton, the documentary tells the dramatic story of this British spy, explorer and political powerhouse. Bell traveled widely in Arabia before being recruited by British military intelligence to help draw the borders of

VICEROY'S HOUSE

New nations are rarely born in peace… India, 1947: Lord Mountbatten (Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville) is dispatched, along with his wife Edwina (Gillian Anderson), to New Delhi to oversee the country’s transition from British rule to independence. Taking his place in the resplendent mansion known as the Viceroy’s House, Mountbatten arrives hopeful for a peaceful transference of power. But ending

LOIS WEBER'S THE DUMB GIRL OF PORTICI/SHOES

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of two of Lois Weber's most important films, Milestone Films will be bringing out restored versions of both SHOES and THE DUMB GIRL OF PORTICI. Working with the Netherland's EYE Filmmuseum, the Library of Congress, archivist Lori Raskin and composers Donald Sosin and John Sweeney, these films will be seen in theaters and then on DVD and Blu-ray. The small but

LA CENERENTOLA (OPERA DE PARIS)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 11:15AM & WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 1:00PM

“Before the carnival is over, all Rome will love my Cinderella…” Thus spoke Rossini in 1817, in the aftermath of the disastrous opening night, firmly convinced that his pumpkin would be transformed into a sumptuous carriage. The future was to prove him right. However, in moving from Perrault’s tale to the opera, the humble servant who