Films at the State

The Favourite

The Favourite

Nominated for 10 Oscars®, including Best Picture, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress!

Early 18th century England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under he

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Cold War

Cold War

Opens Friday, February 8 at the State! Sneak Preview Thursday!

Nominated for 3 Oscars® including Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography!
Written and directed by Pawel Pawlikowski (Ida, My Summer of Love) comes a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War in 1950s

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Green Book

Green Book

Nominated for 5 Oscars®, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actor!

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected humanity and humor-

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Tito and the Birds

Tito and the Birds

Opens Friday, February 15 at the State!

Tito, a shy 10-year-old boy, lives in a world on the brink of pandemic. Fear is crippling people, making them sick and transforming them. Tito realizes, based on his father’s past research, that there may be a way to utilize the local pigeon population and their songs to create a cure for the disease. His father was forced to leave when Tito was only six and the struggle to find a cure becomes linked with the search to find his father again, along with his own identity. Part action

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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

Nominated for 3 Oscars®, including Best Supporting Actress and Best Screenplay!

Directed by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight). Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the Black family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (screen newcomer KiKi Layne). A daughter and wife-to-be, Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fia

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Free Solo

Free Solo

Oscar® Nominated for Best Documentary!

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi (“MERU”) and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin comes National Geographic Documentary Film’s Free Solo, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock… the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park… without a

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Lords of Chaos

Lords of Chaos

Legendary music video director (and founding member of influential early black metal band Bathory) Jonas Åkerlund’s take on the insular, troubled metal scene in Norway plays out as essentially a deep black comedy shot through with startling, visceral moments of violence. Inspired by the cult book of the same name, Lords of Chaos follows the birth and inevitable death of Mayhem – one of the original purveyors of True Norwegian Black Metal in the early 1990s.

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The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Plays Friday, February 22 at 9:30 PM at the State! Part of Late-Nights at the State

Audiences are encouraged to quote-along and interact with the film! “Inconceivable!” A storybook stableboy turns pirate (Cary Elwes) and rescues his beloved (Robin Wright), who is about to marry a dreadful prince. Based on the William Goldman novel “The Princess Bride” which earned its own loyal audience.

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Spaceballs

Spaceballs

Plays Saturday, February 23 at 11:59 PM at the State! Part of Late-Nights at the State

Audiences are encouraged to quote-along and interact with the film! “May the schwartz be with you!” In a distant galaxy, planet Spaceball has depleted its air supply, leaving its citizens reliant on a product called “Perri-Air.” In desperation, Spaceball’s leader President Skroob (Mel Brooks) orders the evil Dark Helmet (Rick Moran

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Greta

Greta

Opens Friday, March 1 at the State!

Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz) finds a handbag on the New York subway and doesn’t think twice about returning it to its rightful owner. That owner is Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends, but Greta’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discover

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Cleo from 5 to 7

Cleo from 5 to 7

Plays Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Women Filmmakers Series

From Director Agnès Varda, a selfish pop singer Cléo (Corinne Marchand) has two hours to wait until the results of her biopsy come back. After an ominous tarot card reading, she visits her friends, all of whom fail to give her the emotional support she needs. Wandering around Paris, she finally finds comfort talking with a soldier in a park. On leave from the Algerian War,

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Climax

Climax

Opens Friday, March 8 at the State!

From director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible; Enter the Void; Love) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. The troupe begins an all-night celebration that turns nightmarish as the dancers discover they’ve been pounding cups of sangria laced with potent LS

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A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own

Plays Tuesday, March 12 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Women Filmmakers Film Series

As America’s stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty) spar with each other, scout Ernie Capadino (Jon Lovitz) and

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Ruben Brandt, Collector

Ruben Brandt, Collector

Opens Friday, March 15 at the State!

Ruben Brandt, a famous psychotherapist, is forced to steal 13 paintings from the world’s renowned museums and private collections to prevent his suffering from terrible nightmares he has as a result of subliminal messaging he received as a child. Accompanied by his four patients, he and his band of thieves strike regularly and with great success: the Louvre, Tate, Uffizi, Hermitage, the Museum of Modern Art. “The Collector” quickly becomes the most wanted criminal in the wo

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The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

Plays Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Women Filmmakers Series

From Director Kathryn Bigelow, following the death of their well-respected Staff Sergeant in Iraq, Sergeant JT Stanborn (Anthony Mackie) and Specialist Owen Eldridge (Brian Geraghty) find their Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit saddled with a very different team leader. Staff Sergeant William James (Jeremy Renner) is an inveterate risk-taker who seems to thrive

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Us

Us

Opens Friday, March 22 at the State!

A new nightmare from the mind of Oscar®-winner Jordan Peele (Get Out). Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevate to high-alert as she grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, the Tylers, Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons di

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The Mustang

The Mustang

Opens Friday, March 29 at the State!

Roman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his violent past, is required to participate in an “outdoor maintenance” program as part of his state-mandated social rehabilitation. Spotted by a no-nonsense veteran trainer (Bruce Dern) and helped by an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider (Jason Mitchell), Roman is accepted into the selective wild horse training section of the program, where he finds his own humanity

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