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Wed, Apr 11, 2018

Repertory Series ArchiveOscilloscope 10th

The Fits

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Double Feature with WENDY AND LUCY (5:00, 8:45)

(2015) dir Anna Rose Holmer w/Royalty Hightower [72 min; DCP]
This lyrical, nearly-perfect debut film follows Toni (Hightower), a young tomboy who becomes increasingly fascinated with a competitive dance troupe that practices at her local rec center – and the mysterious fainting fits that begin to strike the members.

★★★★ “‘The Fits’ is what independent moviemaking should be and can be in this country.” – Ty Burr, Boston Globe

“The Fits is more than a transporting film experience. It’s cinema poetry in motion.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

NYT Critics Pick NYT Critics’ Pick “A singular first feature from the young director Anna Rose Holmer, who’s made a movie that can feel like a memory.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times

“The Fits” and its electrifying young star give getting in formation renewed meaning, with inspiring, self-assured verve.” – Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

“‘The Fits’ pulls you in and won’t let go.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

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Wednesday 4/11
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