Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Sun, Mar 8, 2020
7:30pm

CANADA NOW 2020: NEW FILMS FROM CANADA
Director Nicole Dorsey In Person!
BLACK CONFLUX
Presented by the American Cinematheque and Telefilm Canada in partnership with the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles and the Quebec Delegation in Los Angeles
Discussion following with director Nicole Dorsey.
Los Angeles Premiere!

BLACK CONFLUX
2019, 100 min, Canada, Dir: Nicole Dorsey

Set in small town Newfoundland in 1987, Nicole Dorsey’s stylish debut feature revolves around the lives of two very different misfits. Intelligent and creative, Jackie Dunphy (Ella Ballentine, in a striking performance) is a high school student with a bright future, carving out her own identity while facing both her damaged family’s past and her own confusing present. In another part of town, Dennis Smarten (Ryan McDonald) is a socially awkward, slightly menacing man with a troubled personal history who can’t seem to hold down a steady job and who has unsettling fantasies about women. When their lives intersect, both of them will be changed forever. Selected as one of TIFF's "Canada’s Top Ten" of 2019. “BLACK CONFLUX is a constant visual delight … it is plainly the work of a skilled filmmaker with ample future potential.” - Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter.


Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Sun, Mar 8, 2020 • 7:30pm

Films in this Series at the Aero

Opening Night! Director Sophie Deraspe In Person!
Fri, Mar 6, 2020 - 7:30pm
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Directors Calvin Thomas & Yonah Lewis In Person!
Sat, Mar 7, 2020 - 7:30pm
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Free Matinee Screening! Director Yung Chang In Person!
Sun, Mar 8, 2020 - 4:00pm
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