Film preview: 'Capernaum'

Film preview: 'Capernaum'

The Lebanese drama "Capernaum" is a sometimes heavy-handed, but nonetheless powerful tale of poverty and adversity, written and directed with unflinching naturalism by Nadine Labaki.

Film preview: Oscar-Nominated Shorts Program

Ahead of the Academy Awards on February 24, audiences have the opportunity to see all fifteen of this year's Oscar-nominated short films vying for gold in the Live-Action, Animated, and Documentary categories.

Film preview: 'Who Will Write Our History'

On Sunday, January 27, the George Eastman Museum will host free screenings of Roberta Grossman's powerful documentary "Who Will Write Our History" to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Film preview: Black History Month at the movies

Starting Thursday, February 7, and continuing throughout the month of February, George Eastman Museum and The Little Theatre will each be hosting film series in honor of Black History Month. Spotlighting the unique voices of black filmmakers from around the world, these series get to the heart of what the movies do best, says Eastman Museum Curator of Film Exhibitions Jared Case.

Film preview: 'Stan & Ollie'

Occasionally by-the-numbers as a biopic about Laurel & Hardy, the films works significantly better as both an affectionate look back at a classic film era, and an honest look at the highs and the lows of a lasting creative alliance.

Film preview: 'Burning'

Based on Haruki Murakami's short story "Barn Burning," South Korean director Lee Chang-dong's "Burning" is an indelible, slow-burn thriller that begins as a quiet character study, detours into an enigmatic tale of romance and jealousy, then finally emerges as a chilling and unsettlingly elusive mystery.

Film preview: 'Over the Limit'

A riveting portrait of world-class Russian rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun, "Over the Limit" offers an at times harrowing dive into exactly what it takes to be an Olympic champion.

Film preview: 'On the Basis of Sex'

Felicity Jones portrays Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a brilliant woman who stuck to her principles, but who could be shrewd when necessary. It's tough going, but nonetheless Ginsburg persists.

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