Films at the State

Free Solo

Free Solo

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 rope. Celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats

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Vox Lux

Vox Lux

Celeste is a 13-year-old music prodigy who survives a horrific school shooting in Staten Island, N.Y., in 1999. Her talent shines through during the memorial service when she sings a song that touches the hearts of the mourners. Guided by her sister and a talent manager, the young phenom transforms into a rising pop star with a promising future. Eighteen years later, Celeste now finds herself on the comeback trail when a scandal, personal struggles and the pitfalls of fame threaten her career. From Director Brady Corbert and starring

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The Favourite

The Favourite

Nominated for 4 Golden Globes® including Best Picture and Best 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 her wing and Abigail se

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Green Book

Green Book

Nominated for 5 Golden Globes® including Best Picture and Best 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-they are forced to

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Mirai

Mirai

Golden Globe® nominated for Best Picture!

From acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda and Japan’s Studio Chizu! When four-year-old Kun meets his new baby sister, his world is turned upside down. Named Mirai (meaning “future”), the baby quickly wins the hearts of Kun’s entire family. As his mother returns to work, and his father struggles to run the household, Kun becomes increasingly jealous of baby Mirai… until one day he storms off into the garden, where he encounters strange guests from the past and future, inclu

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Border

Border

Winner of The Un Certain Regard Award at The Cannes Film Festival! From director Ali Abbasi – Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell. It’s almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past her, her abilities are challenged for the first time ever. Tina can sense Vore is hiding something she can’t identify. Even worse, she feels a strange attraction to him. As Tina develops a special bond with Vore and discovers h

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Burning

Burning

Starring Steven Yeun, Jeon Jong-Seo, and Yoo Ah-In -Jongsu is a frustrated introvert whose already difficult life is complicated by the appearance of two people into his orbit: first, Haemi, a spirited woman who offers romantic possibility, and then, Ben (Yeun), a wealthy and sophisticated young man Haemi returns from a trip with. When Jongsu learns of Ben’s mysterious hobby and Haemi suddenly disappears, his confusion and obsessions begin to mount, culminating in a stunning finale. Presented in Korean with English

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Don’t Look Now

Don’t Look Now

Plays Tuesday, January 8 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Nicolas Roeg Retrospective

Still grieving over the accidental death of their daughter, Christine (Sharon Williams), John (Donald Sutherland) and Laura Baxter (Julie Christie) head to Venice, Italy, where John’s been commissioned to restore a church. There Laura meets two sisters (Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania) who claim to be in touch with the spirit of the Baxters’ daughter. Laura takes them seriously, but John scoffs un

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Akira

Akira

Plays Wednesday, January 9 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series”

In 1988 the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after the nuking of the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project. He battles anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader until Tetsuo’s supernatural powers suddenly manifest. A final

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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

Opens Friday, January 11 at the State!

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes including Best Picture! 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

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Fight Club

Fight Club

Plays Friday, January 11 at 9:30 PM at the State! Part of “Late-Nights at the State”

An unnamed protagonist (Edward Norton), an “everyman” who is discontented with his white-collar job, moves from touring support groups to forming an underground club with a strange soap salesman named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt)–a club with strict rules where he fights other men who are similarly fed up with their mundane lives. Their perfect partnership frays when Marla (Helena Bonham Carter), a

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The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Plays Saturday January 12 at 11:59pm at the State! Part of “Late-Nights at the State”

Midnights are only $8! In this Cohen Brothers late-night take on film noir, Jeff `The Dude’ Leboswki (Jeff Bridges) is mistaken for Jeffrey Lebowski, who is The Big Lebowski. Which explains why he’s roughed up and has his precious rug peed on. In search of recompense, The Dude tracks down his namesake, who offers him a job. His wife has been kidnapped and he needs a reliable bagman.

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Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue

Plays Wednesday, January 16 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series”

Mima was a pop idol, worshipped by the masses until fashion dictated otherwise. In order to salvage her career, she is advised to drop music and pursue acting, however, her reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.Presented in Japanese with English subtitles.

“Perfect Blue represents a major change from traditional anime subject matter, analysing the

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The World Before Your Feet

The World Before Your Feet

Opens Friday, January 18 at the State!

There are 8,000 miles of roads and paths in New York City and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all – every street, park, cemetery, beach, and bridge. It’s a five-borough journey that stretches from the barbershops of the Bronx to the forests of Staten Island, from the Statue of Liberty to Times Square, with Matt amassing a surprisingly detailed knowledge of New York’s history and people along the way. Executive produced by Oscar® nominee Jesse E

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

Plays Tuesday, January 22 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the Nicolas Roeg Retropsective

Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. Aided by lawyer Oliver Farnsworth (Buck Henry), Thomas uses his knowledge of advanced technology to create profitable inventions. While developing a method to transport water, Thomas meets Mary-Lou (Candy Clark), a quiet hotel clerk, and begins to fall in love with her. Just as he is ready to leave Earth, T

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Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Plays Wednesday, January 23 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series”

In this animated feature by noted Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, 10-year-old Chihiro and her parents stumble upon a seemingly abandoned amusement park. After her mother and father are turned into giant pigs, Chihiro meets the mysterious Haku, who explains that the park is a resort for supernatural beings who need a break from their time spent in the earthly realm, and that she must work there to free herself and h

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Baby Driver

Baby Driver

Plays Friday, January 25 at 9:30 PM at the State! Part of “Late-Nights at the State”

A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom. Also featuring Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm , and Lily James.

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Plays Saturday, January 26 at 11:59pm at the State! Part of Late-Nights at the State

As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) skates into his heart, he finds she has the most troublesome baggage of all: an army of ex-boyfriends who will stop at nothing to eliminate him from her list of suitors.

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Your Name

Your Name

Plays Wednesday, January 30 at 7:00 PM at the State! Part of the “Icons of Anime Film Series”

From Director Makoto Shinkai comes a beautiful masterpiece about time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls. A teenage boy and girl embark on a quest to meet each other for the first time after they magically swap bodies. Presented in Japanese with English subtitles

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