Sunday, January 12

Staff Picks (past events)Repertory Series Archive(Some of) The Best of 2019

Fast Color

Double Feature with CAPTAIN MARVEL (4:30, 9:15)

2018 • dir Julia Hart w/Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya Sidney, David Strathairn • 100 min • DCP

Largely overlooked during its initial release, this remarkable low-key superhero story has quickly gained a cult audience – and for good reason. Gugu Mbatha-Raw gives a complex performance as a woman with extraordinary powers on the run from the government. When she runs out of places to hide, she ends up returning home to her estranged mother and the daughter that she left behind years ago. As the feds close in, three generations of African-American women come together and find the strength to face an uncertain future in each other and their shared abilities.

Staff Pick! Casey, Alex
Alex: “An extremely moving and inventive superhero film with a powerful matriarchal family at its center; also it made me cry a lot.”

“It’s the rare superhero film that proceeds without a devotion to the spectacular that filters out, from the start, all the interest that’s generated from close attention to ordinary life.”
– Richard Brody, New Yorker

“It’s a movie with a racing pulse, and you can feel its heart in every frame.”
– Monica Castillo, The Wrap

“A terrific movie that juggles several different genres with enormous skill and economy.”
– Justin Chang, Filmweek (NPR Los Angeles)

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