NOW SHOWING - The remarkable true story of Robyn Davidson, a young woman who leaves her life in the city to make a solo trek through 1,700 miles of sprawling Australian desert. Accompanied by only her dog and four unpredictable camels, she sets off on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Along the way, she meets National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan who begins to photograph her voyage.
ENDS THURS, OCT 23 - A London-based group of gay and lesbian activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984. Inspired by a true story.
Love is Strange (R)
ENDS THURS, OCT 23 - A multi-generational story of love and marriage, LOVE IS STRANGE depicts the delicate nature of any two people trying to build a long life together, and the possibility for love to grow deeper and richer with time. Directed by: Ira Sachs. Starring: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Cheyenne Jackson, Manny Perez, Darren Burrows.
The Green Prince (PG-13)
STARTS FRI, OCT 24 - Set against the chaotic backdrop of recent events in the Middle East, Nadav Schirman’s THE GREEN PRINCE retraces the details of a highly unprecedented partnership that developed between sworn enemies. In the style of a tense psychological thriller, this extraordinary documentary recounts the true story of the son of a Hamas leader who emerged as one of Israel’s prized informants, and the Shin Bet agent who risked his career to protect him.
St. Vincent (PG-13)
STARTS FRI, OCT 24 - Maggie and her adopted 12-year-old son, Oliver, move next door to war veteran Vincent, but when Oliver gets locked out after school one day, Vincent allows him to stay at his house until his mom gets home. Because he has bills up to the ceiling and is desperate for cash, he tells Maggie he’ll babysit Oliver every day after school. Vincent then introduces Oliver to his lifestyle, including gambling, drinking, and his relationship with a Russian prostitute. Starring: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, Naomi Watts, Terrence Howard, Jaeden Lieberher .