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We are currently closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Our full statement is available here.
  


   

Violet Crown has partnered with distributors to provide a virtual cinema experience offering new release arthouse films and restored classics.




Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
Presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind is an exploration of...
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Director   Martha Kehoe, Joan Tosoni
Cast   Gordon Lightfoot
Runtime   1 hrs 30 mins

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Yes, God, Yes
Presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. In the Midwest in the early 00s, sixteen-year-old Alice (Natalia...
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Director   Karen Maine
Cast   Christian Adam, Susan Blackwell
Runtime   1 hrs 18 mins

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The Fight
Presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Live Virtual Q&A featuring filmmakers and the ACLU lawyers...
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Director   Eli B. Despres, Josh Kriegman
Cast   Various
Runtime   1 hrs 36 mins

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Rebuilding Paradise
Presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. On the morning of Nov. 8, 2018, a spark from a transmission line in...
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Director   Ron Howard
Cast   Various
Runtime   1 hrs 30 mins

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Days of the Whale
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Live Zoom Conversation with filmmaker Catalina...
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Director   Catalina Arroyave Restrepo
Cast   Valeria Castaño Fajardo, Carlos Fonnegra
Runtime   1 hrs 20 mins

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Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. In the shadows of the bright lights of Las Vegas, it's...
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Director   Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross
Cast   Peter Elwell, Michael Martin
Runtime   1 hrs 38 mins

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Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Inspired by his roots in Berlin, German photographer...
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Director   Gero von Boehm
Cast   Charlotte Rampling, Catherine Deneuve
Runtime   1 hrs 29 mins

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Ai Wei Wei: Yours Truly
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Human rights become profoundly personal when Ai Weiwei,...
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Director   Cheryl Haines, Gina Leibrecht
Cast   Dan Ai, Weiwei Ai
Runtime   1 hrs 18 mins

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Bungalow
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. A major work of the celebrated Berlin School, the...
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Director   Ulrich Kohler
Cast   Lennie Burmeister, Devid Striesow
Runtime   0 hrs 0 mins

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The Last Tree
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. THE LAST TREE is the semi-autobiographical story of...
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Director   Shola Amoo
Cast   Nicholas Pinnock, Denise Black
Runtime   1 hrs 38 mins

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John Lewis: Good Trouble
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Using interviews and rare archival footage, JOHN LEWIS:...
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Director   Dawn Porter
Cast   John Lewis
Runtime   1 hrs 36 mins

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All I Can Say
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Shannon Hoon, lead singer of the rock band Blind Melon,...
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Director   Danny Clinch, Taryn Gould
Cast   Glen Graham, Shannon Hoon
Runtime   1 hrs 42 mins

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One Small Step
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Embark on a roller coaster of imagination and possibility...
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Director   Various
Cast   Various
Runtime   1 hrs 24 mins

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House of Hummingbird
HOUSE OF HUMMINGBIRD is a critically-acclaimed coming-of-age drama directed by Bora Kim and set in South Korea....
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Director   Bora Kim
Cast   Ji-hu Park, Sae-byeok Kim
Runtime   2 hrs 18 mins

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Beats
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. A universal story of friendship, rebellion, and the...
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Director   Brian Welsh
Cast   Cristian Ortega, Lorn Macdonald
Runtime   0 hrs 0 mins

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Miss Juneteenth
Turquoise Jones is a single mom who holds down a household, a rebellious teenager, and pretty much everything that goes...
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Director   Channing Godfrey Peoples
Cast   Nicole Beharie, Kendrick Sampson
Runtime   1 hrs 43 mins

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Quarantine Cat Film Fest
Amateur filmmakers from around the world filmed their beloved cats during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. This...
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Director   Various
Cast   Lots of Cats
Runtime   0 hrs 0 mins

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Woman on the Beach
Filmmaker Joong-rae, suffering from writer’s block, takes a trip to the coast with his production designer Chang-wook,...
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Director   Hong Sang-soo
Cast   Seung-woo Kim, Hyun-Jung Go
Runtime   2 hrs 7 mins

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Aviva
Live Stream Q&A with filmmaker Boaz Yakin & cast members Bobbi Jene Smith and Or Schraiber on Saturday, June 20 @ 7pm...
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Director   Boaz Yakin
Cast   Zina Zinchenko, Bobbi Jene Smith
Runtime   1 hrs 56 mins

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The Surrogate
A live Q&A with filmmaker Jeremy Hersh and cast Jasmine Batchelor moderated by Stephen Winter and presented by...
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Director   Jeremy Hersh
Cast   Jasmine Batchelor, Chris Perfetti
Runtime   1 hrs 33 mins

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Hill of Freedom
Kwon (Seo Young-hwa) returns to Seoul from a restorative stay in the mountains. She is given a packet of letters left by...
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Director   Sang-soo Hong
Cast   Ryo Kase, So-Ri Moon
Runtime   1 hrs 7 mins

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Marona's Fantastic Tale
The poetic and touching film from director Anca Damian follows an optimistic stray dog named Marona as she looks back on...
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Director   Anca Damian
Cast   Lizzie Brocheré, Bruno Salomone
Runtime   0 hrs 0 mins

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Tommaso
Abel Ferrara’s first dramatic feature since 2014’s Pasolini reteams the filmmaker and his frequent lead Willem...
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Director   Abel Ferrara
Cast   Cristina Chiriac, Willem Dafoe
Runtime   1 hrs 56 mins

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The Wolf House
Maria, a young woman finds refuge in a house in the south of Chile after escaping from a sect of German religious...
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Director   Joaquin Cocina, Cristóbal Leon
Cast   Amalia Kassai, Rainer Krause
Runtime   1 hrs 15 mins

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The Grey Fox
In this film based on a true story, Bill Miner (Richard Farnsworth) is a fearless stagecoach robber in the days of the...
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Director   Phillip Borsos
Cast   Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs
Runtime   1 hrs 32 mins

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Lucky Grandma
Set in New York’s Chinatown, an ornery, newly-widowed 80-year-old is eager to live life as an independent woman,...
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Director   Sasie Sealy
Cast   Tsai Chin, Hsiao-Yuan Ha, Michael Tow
Runtime   1 hrs 27 mins

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Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy
Filmmaker Elizabeth Carroll examines the vibrant and unconventional life of Diana Kennedy, widely regarded as the...
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Director   Elizabeth Carroll
Cast   Diana Kennedy, Jose Andres
Runtime   1 hrs 22 mins

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Alice
After discovering that her husband's addiction to escorts has left their family penniless, Alice finds herself drawn...
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Director   Josephine Mackerras
Cast   Emilie Piponnier, Martin Swabey
Runtime   1 hrs 43 mins

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New French Shorts 2020
An annual presentation of the best of recent short films from France selected by UniFrance and the cultural services of...
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Director   Various
Cast   Various
Runtime   2 hrs 6 mins

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A Good Woman is Hard to Find
A dynamic killer thriller, with its finger firmly on the pulse of stark social commentary and shattering suspense....
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Director   Abner Pastoll
Cast   Sarah Bolger, Edward Hogg
Runtime   1 hrs 37 mins

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Deerskin
In this black comedy of middle-aged masculinity gone awry, Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) is a recent...
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Director   Quentin Dupieux
Cast   Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel
Runtime   1 hrs 17 mins

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies...
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Director   Justin Pemberton
Cast   Ian Bremmer, Gillian Tett
Runtime   1 hrs 43 mins

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A White, White Day
In a remote Icelandic town, an off-duty police chief (a chilling Ingvar Sigurdsson, who received Cannes’ Critics’...
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Director   Hlynur Palmason
Cast   Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir
Runtime   1 hrs 49 mins

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Other Music
Other Music was an influential and uncompromising New York City record store that was vital to the city’s early 2000s...
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Director   Puloma Basu, Rob Hatch-Miller
Cast   Tunde Adebimpe, William Basinski
Runtime   1 hrs 23 mins

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Fantastic Fungi
When so many are struggling for connection, inspiration and hope, Fantastic Fungi brings us together as interconnected...
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Director   Louie Schwartzberg
Cast   Brie Larson, Andrew Weil
Runtime   1 hrs 21 mins

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The Infiltrators
THE INFILTRATORS is a docu-thriller that tells the true story of young immigrants who are detained by Border Patrol and...
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Director   Cristina Ibarra, Alex Rivera
Cast   Mohammad Abdollahi
Runtime   1 hrs 35 mins

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Creem: America's Only Rock n Roll Magazine
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Capturing the messy upheaval of the '70s just as rock was...
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Director   Scott Crawford
Cast   Lester Bangs
Runtime   1 hrs 15 mins

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I Used to Go Here
Available in Virtual Cinema beginning 08.07. Pre-order tickets now available.Following the lackluster launch of her...
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Director   Kris Rey
Cast   Gillian Jacobs, Jemaine Clement
Runtime   1 hrs 20 mins

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You Never Had It: An Evening with Charles Bukowski
Presented as part of our Virtual Cinema film series. Available beginning 08.07.20.A night of drinking and talking about...
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Director   Matteo Borgardt
Cast   Charles Bukowski
Runtime   0 hrs 55 mins

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Jazz on a Summer's Day
This will be presented as part of our Virtual Cinema series. Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island...
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Director   Aram Avakian, Bert Stern
Cast   Louis Armstrong, Mahalia Jackson
Runtime   1 hrs 25 mins

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Aug 14th

Desert One
Presented as part of our Virtual Cinema film series. Available beginning 08.21.20.In April 1980, the US government...
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Director   Barbara Kopple
Cast   Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale
Runtime   1 hrs 47 mins

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Aug 21st

Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his decades-long friendship with the late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, a...
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Director   Werner Herzog
Cast   Werner Herzog, Bruce Chatwin
Runtime   1 hrs 29 mins

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Aug 26th