The Goldfinch 2019
R | 2h 29min | Drama | 13 September 2019 (USA)
13-year-old New Yorker Theo Decker’s life is turned upside-down when his mother is killed in a terrorist attack at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Confused in the rubble of the tragedy, he steals a priceless piece of art known as The Goldfinch.
1h 35min | Comedy | 14 August 2019 (USA)
Awkward teen Adam spends his last high school summer with his big sister, who throws herself into NYC’s lesbian and trans activist scene. In this coming-of-age comedy, Adam and those around him encounter love, friendship and hard truths.
This Is Not Berlin 2019
Esto no es Berlín (original title)
TV-MA | 1h 55min | Drama | 21 June 2019 (Spain)
Seventeen-year-old Carlos doesn’t fit in anywhere, not in his family nor with the friends he has chosen in school. But everything changes when he is invited to a mythical nightclub where he discovers the underground nightlife scene: punk, sexual liberty and drugs.
Just when Michael arrives in Berlin to visit his ex-girlfriend Gabi, a terrible virus starts spreading across the city at a rapid pace, turning people into mindless homicidal maniacs. Much to Michael’s concern, Gabi’s not home; instead, he meets Harper, a teenage plumber’s apprentice at work in her apartment block. Together, they manage to barricade themselves when raging hordes of infected people swarm the building. Surrounded by these thirsty zombies, Michael and Harper have their hands full to survive – and it will take all of their ingenuity to make their way out to try and find Gabi.
La Canta delle marane 1961
10min | Short | 1961 (Italy)
A seemingly flattering eulogy of the existential anarchy of the young Roman sub-proletarians, their desperate vitality, their gaming communities … The film is in fact a striking social portrait and a precise denunciation, sketched without any sociological heaviness, because rich of piety and love never paternalistic. Thanks to a form with unrestricted sequence shots, the result is fully achieved and the film moves as much as it unworthy.
Karate Warrior 1987
Il ragazzo dal kimono d’oro (original title)
1h 34min | Action | 3 September 1987 (Italy)
Anthony is in the Phillipines visiting his father. He inadvertently interferes with the affairs of local gangster Quino, who also happens to be a champion Karate fighter. After embarrassing Quino near a local tournament, Anthony is beaten up and left for dead. An old monk nurses Anthony back to health and teaches him the ways of martial arts so he may go back and fight Quino again.