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Rated Running time 2:15—
Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.
Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe and Kevin Costner
Directed by Theodore Melfi
Rated Running time 1:49—
JACKIE is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that they created and loved so well.
Starring Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard and Greta Gerwig
Directed by Pablo Larraín
Rated Running time 2:04—
THE FOUNDER is the true story of how Ray Kroc, a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Kroc then maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
Starring Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch and Laura Dern
Directed by John Lee Hancock
Golden Globe Best Picture Winner!
Rated Running time 1:59—
A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
Starring Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp and Duan Sanderson
Directed by Barry Jenkins
Rated Running time 2:24—
After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, Randi, and the community where he was born and raised.
Starring Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler and Gretchen Mol
Directed by Kenneth Lonergan