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Life Itself: the Roger Ebert documentary

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Roger Ebert was a force of cinema and this documentary tells his brilliant story without holding back the amazing twist that life held for him and us. Are you missing your local movie theater? So are we! That’s why Magnolia Pictures is thrilled to team up with YOU to support your favorite theater (and to share some great documentaries). When you buy a ticket here for LIFE ITSELF, 10% of the ticket sales will to go the Chicago Cinema Workers Fund, and 50% of the remaining proceeds will go directly to the theater.

CLICK HERE to join us for a Q&A with Chaz Ebert and director Steve James on Wed. 5/27 at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT. You can submit your questions by email to submityourquestion@magpictures.com, or you can tweet at us using the hashtag #magnoliadocseries.

Thank you for your continued support of independent films and the theaters that are dedicated to presenting them on the big screen.

$5.00

CRSHD

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This inventive, female-driven sex comedy follows college freshman Izzy Alden (Isabelle Barbier) and her two best friends, Anuka (Deeksha Ketkar) and Fiona (Sadie Scott), as they embark on a journey to get Izzy to a "crush party" so she can lose her virginity before the end of the semester. The acclaimed feature film debut of writer/director Emily Cohn, CRSHD tells a hilarious, unique story about navigating the messy ups and downs of life and love in the age of social media.Sharp, fast, funny and inventive as all hell.....
Thank you for your continued support of independent films and the theaters that are dedicated to presenting them on the big screen.

$10.00

Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy

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A debut documentary Nothing Fancy is no mere foodie indulgence. Insta-perfect money shots aren't Carrroll's concern; with Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy, she's made a clear-eyed tribute to an accomplished and ferociously independent woman, capturing her at a still-active 95 (today she's 97) as she contemplates mortality while carrying on her work and turning her attention toward safeguarding her considerable cultural legacy.y profiles a revered and fiery nonagenarian Brit who has devoted her life to Mexico's regional cuisines, recording, preserving and teaching the recipes.
"I didn't have any goals; I just went where the winds of curiosity blew me." So says Diana Kennedy, a groundbreaking authority on Mexican cooking, in Elizabeth Carroll's intimate portrait. On the superficial face of it, those words might sound disingenuous, but they go to the heart of Kennedy's unconventionality and lifelong pursuit of authenticity. Like its deliciously plainspoken subject, the captivating film never resorts to sugarc

$9.99

Blackfish

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Calmly and methodically countering SeaWorld’s contention that whales benefit from captivity — the Web site “Orcas in Captivity” places the current total at 45 — Ms. Cowperthwaite questions the advisability of exploiting mammals whose brains, the neuroscientist Lori Marino suggests, may be more complex than our own.

“When you look into their eyes, you know somebody is home,” one of the trainers says. Perhaps that’s why SeaWorld’s most well-known show was called “Believe.”

$5.00

Hail Satan?

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Hail Satan? is a 2019 American documentary film about The Satanic Temple, including its origins and grassroots political activism. Directed by Penny Lane, the film premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was released in the United States on April 19, 2019, distributed by Magnolia Pictures.

$5.00

Military Wives

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Military Wives: With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement. Starring Kristin Scott Thomas, a great cast, and directed by the creators of the Full Monty.

$4.99

Capital in the 21st Century

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Capital in the 21st Century is the blistering documentary on wealth, the ever increasing accumulation of money and power, and why people everywhere are poorer and poorer with less and less opportunity.

$12.00

16 Bars

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“16 Bars” is a gripping documentary directed by Samuel Bathrick which focuses primarily on the journey of Speech—aka Todd Thomas from the band Arrested Development—who went behind the walls in the city jail of Richmond, VA. This is a unique program for Richmond and a deeper look at how the power of music can impact a person’s life and those around them. Yes, it gets that deep.

$4.99

Someone, Somewhere

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Two lonely neighbors would be perfect for each other if only they could overcome their individual hang-ups and stop substituting computer screens for real connections.

$10

1 Angry Black Man

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As graduation nears, a senior attends an African-American literature class that is taught by his favorite professor, but on this day he feels sad, isolated and angry.

$4.99

In My Blood It Runs

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When child healer Dujuan cannot run nor fight alone, he discovers the resilience and resistance of many generations of his people and faces the history that runs straight into him.

$10

Our film distributors are teaming up with you, the audience, to support us, The Colonial Theater. You can help us out while watching these releases from the safety of your home. When you buy a ticket for ONLINE SHOW, 50% of the net proceeds will go directly to the theater. ENJOY THE MOVIES!