THE BEACH BUM
Harmony Korine’s first feature since 2012’s SPRING BREAKERS, The Beach Bum is an original and irreverent stoner comedy that follows the hilarious misadventures of Moondog (Matthew McConaughey), a rebellious and lovable rogue who lives life large. The Beach Bum will be showing exclusively on MUBI.
The Beach Bum — April 3
SONGS MY BROTHERS TAUGHT ME
Songs My Brothers Taught Me is the 2015 feature debut from Golden Globe® award-winning filmmaker Chloé Zhao (The Rider, Nomadland), telling a touching and tragic coming of age story set against the stark beauty of South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation. Praised for its authentic depiction of an underrepresented social milieu, this is a wistful and delicately observed tale of loss and familial bonds that marks the auspicious introduction of a distinctive and undeniable talent. Songs My Brothers Taught Me is showing exclusively on MUBI.
Songs My Brothers Taught Me – April 9
I AM NOT A WITCH
Zambian-born Welsh director Rungano Nyoni’s groundbreaking first feature, tells the tale of a remote Zambian community where a girl is denounced as a witch and sent on a trajectory of exploitation, as a tethered member of a witches’ camp, a witch for hire and a tourist exhibit. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival and won the BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Nyoni and producer Emily Morgan at the 71st British Academy Film Awards.
I Am Not A Witch – April 17
WHEN HARI GOT MARRIED
Directed by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam this documentary follows Hari, a taxi driver in Himachal, as he is all set to get married to Suman, a girl he has never met. Tradition dictates that they will only see each other on the day of their wedding. But Hari has found another way to get to know her: on the mobile phone. Over the past few months they have spoken to each other every day and have fallen in love. Hari’s unusual courtship and marriage provide a warm and illuminating insight into the changes taking place in India as modernisation and globalisation collide with age-old traditions and customs.
When Hari Got Married – April 11
O KADHAL KANMANI
Written and directed by Mani Ratnama, O Kadhal Kanmani is an endearing take on the intricacies of live-in relationships told through the story of a young couple trying to navigate love and life. Featuring Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen in the lead roles and A. R. Rahman’s fabulous score.
O Kadhal Kanmani – April 18
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