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Burns Court Cinema

506 Burns Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236

Movieline: 1-(941)-955-3456

Website: http://www.filmsociety.org

Mike Wallace Is Here (PG-13)

Runtime: 1 hr. 30 mins.

As riveting as it is topical, MIKE WALLACE IS HERE mirrors its subject's scrutinous gaze to better understand how we arrived at the precarious media tipping point menacing our democracy today. Exhuming decades of never-before-seen footage from the 60 Minutes vault, filmmaker Avi Belkin crafts an all-archival portrait that explores what drove and plagued this restless reporter, whose storied career and troubled personal life were inherently entwined with the evolution of broadcast journalism itself.

The Farewell (PG)

Cast: Awkwafina, Tzi Ma
Runtime: 1 hr. 38 mins.

After learning their beloved matriarch has terminal lung cancer, a family opts not to tell her about the diagnosis, instead scheduling an impromptu wedding-reunion back in China. Headstrong and emotional writer Billi rebels against her parents' directive to stay in New York and joins the family as they awkwardly attempt to rekindle old bonds, throw together a wedding that only grandma is actually looking forward to, and surreptitiously say their goodbyes

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (R)

Cast: Leonard Cohen, Marianne Ihlen
Runtime: 1 hr. 37 mins.

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield's most personal and romantic film of his storied career. The documentary starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of community of expat artists, writers and musicians. Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait of an idyllic 1960's bohemia. It was a time that left a lasting imprint on both Marianne and Leonard, whose friendship would last another fifty years before their deaths in 2016.

Maiden (PG)

Cast: Tracy Edwards, Jeni Mundy
Runtime: 1 hr. 33 mins.

The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race.