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Oscar-Nominated Films

Faces Places

Sat., February 17, 2018 thru Wed., February 21, 2018

Directed by JR. France. 2017. PG. 1 hour 29 minutes. Cohen Media Group. Digital.

89-year old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist JR teamed up to co-direct this enchanting documentary/road movie. Kindred spirits, Varda and JR share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed and shared. Together they travel around the villages of France in JR’s photo truck meeting locals, learning . . .

Oscar Nominated Short Films – ANIMATED

Fri., February 16, 2018 thru Thu., February 22, 2018

2017. Ages 10+. 1 hour 23 minutes. Magnolia. Digital.

For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary A and B Programs – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards . . .

I, Tonya

Fri., January 26, 2018 thru Thu., February 22, 2018

Directed by Craig Gillespie. US. 2017. R. 1 hour 59 minutes. Neon Rated. Digital.

Based on unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is the darkly comedic tale of American figure skater Tonya Harding and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy has forever been defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived and worse-executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan.

“Craig Gillespie’s . . .

Oscar Nominated Short Films – LIVE ACTION

Fri., February 16, 2018 thru Thu., February 22, 2018

2017. R. 1 hour 39 minutes. Magnolia. Digital.

For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary A and B Programs – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards . . .

Oscar Nominated Short Films – DOCUMENTARY B

Sat., February 17, 2018 thru Mon., February 19, 2018

2017. R. 1 hour 22 minutes. Magnolia. Digital.

For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary A and B Programs – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards . . .

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

Fri., February 16, 2018 thru Thu., February 22, 2018

Directed by Steve James. US. 2016. NR. 1 hour 28 minutes. PBS. Digital.

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves – and their bank . . .

Last Men in Aleppo

Sat., February 17, 2018 thru Thu., February 22, 2018

Directed by Firas Fayyad. Denmark. 2017. NR. 1 hour 44 minutes. Grasshopper Film. Digital.

Last Men in Aleppo follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization comprised of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards explosions in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of both heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders – Khaled, Subhi, and Mahmoud – as they grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with . . .

Oscar Nominated Short Films – DOCUMENTARY A

Sat., February 17, 2018 thru Wed., February 21, 2018

2017. R. 1 hour 42 minutes. Magnolia. Digital.

For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary A and B Programs – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards . . .

Best Picture Marathon

Sat., February 24, 2018 thru Sun., February 25, 2018

Enjoy Hollywood’s Best in One Weekend! The Colonial is proud to announce the debut of what we hope is your new favorite tradition – The Best Picture Marathon!

The weekend before Hollywood’s big night, we’ll screen each of the Best Picture nominees in our luxurious and intimate Berry Theatre. Experience your favorites again, catch up on the films you missed, or enjoy all nine nominees over the course . . .