GREEN BOOK
2018, Universal, 130 min, USA, Dir: Peter Farrelly

Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen and Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali star in GREEN BOOK, a film inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line. When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (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 and danger as well as unexpected humanity and humor, they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime. Nominated for 5 Oscars.


THREE O’CLOCK HIGH
1987, Universal, 101 min, USA, Dir: Phil Joanou

Jerry Mitchell (Casey Siemaszko) gets a tough assignment for his high school paper: to write a profile of Buddy Revell (Richard Tyson), a violent kid who just transferred in from a continuation school. Though Jerry's overtures to the new student are well-intentioned, Buddy lays down a threat – the two will settle things with a fight in the parking lot at the end of the school day. As 3:00 PM approaches, Jerry does everything he can think of to avoid the confrontation. This underrated teen comedy features a soundtrack by Tangerine Dream.


THE WITCHES (1967)
LE STREGHE
1967, Park Circus/MGM, 121 min, Dir: Mauro Bolognini, Vittorio De Sica, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Franco Rossi, Luchino Visconti

Some of the greatest figures of postwar Italian cinema directed this anthology film, which is composed of five separate segments ranging from comedy to drama. The international cast includes Clint Eastwood, Annie Girardot, Alberto Sordi and Silvana Mangano.


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