Inspired by Japanese folklore, LAIKA’s stop-motion adventure Kubo and the Two Strings constructs an original fantasy world of monsters, magical creatures, and myths. Playing Labor Day weekend at MoMI, 9/2–9/4.
Oliver Stone brings his one-of-a-kind talent for capturing beauty amid chaos to this portrait of the suffering, pride, and grit of professional football and the equally cutthroat nature of its business.
The films that comprise José Val del Omar’s Elementary Triptych of Spain (1953–1995) are audiovisual poems of the senses, presenting cinema as a total experience. See them all followed by a presentation by Piluca Baquero, director of the Val del Omar Archive on 9/9.
This program on 9/9, presented by program curator Elena Duque, is structured to mirror the formal and aesthetic concerns of José Val del Omar’s Elementary Triptych of Spain, and place his work in conversation with others by historically significant and contemporary experimental filmmakers.
Native Appalachian and Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon joins us in person 9/9 for a screening of her alluring cinematic journey through the past, present, and future of Appalachia