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December 2019

Provincetown Film Art: Burning (2018)

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Burning (2018) Co-scripted and directed by Chang-dong Lee, based on the story “Barn Burning,” by Haruki Murakami. With Steven Yeun. In Korean, with subtitles. 2 hours, 28 minutes. Chang-dong Lee’s first film since the heart-wrenching Poetry in 2000 is another fascinating character study, this time of a young man with a strange and dangerous hobby. The Provincetown Film…

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December 2019

Provincetown Film Art: Snowpiercer (2013)

December 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Snowpiercer (2013) Co-scripted and directed by Joon-ho Bong, based on a graphic novel by Jacques Lob, Marc Rochette and Benjamin Legrand. With Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, John Hurt, Jamie Bell and Octavia Spencer. 2 hours, 6 minutes. In the dystopian future, all life has been destroyed except for the passengers who live aboard a lengthy bullet…

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January 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Regarding Susan Sontag (2014)

January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Regarding Susan Sontag (2014) Documentary; co-written and directed by Nancy D. Kates. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Nancy D. Kates’ brilliant, probing and thoughtful documentary of Sontag’s life and work rightly reclaims her as a part of lesbian history. The Provincetown Film Art Series, now in its 14th year, is sponsored by the Provincetown Film Society (PFS) and Provincetown…

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January 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Wyeth (2018)

January 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Wyeth (2018) Documentary; written and directed by Glenn Holsten. 1 hour, 27 minutes. Glenn Holsten’s documentary biography of the wildly popular and critically controversial realist painter Andrew Wyeth, who died in 2009 at the age of 91, is an eye-opening private look at a poorly understood public figure. The Provincetown Film Art Series, now in its 14th year,…

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February 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Train (1964)

February 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Train (1964) Directed by John Frankenheimer. With Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield and Jeanne Moreau. Black and white. 2 hours, 13 minutes. What’s more important, art or life? Or is the distinction ultimately irrelevant? This tense and bitter World War II drama, about a train of looted art masterpieces on its way to the Third Reich, caps off…

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February 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Price of Everything (2018)

February 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Price of Everything (2018) Documentary; directed by Nathaniel Kahn. 1 hour, 38 minutes. Nathaniel Kahn, whose first feature was the insightful and moving 2003 documentary, My Architect, about his father, Louis Kahn, takes on the unhinged world of high art pricing with this new film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. The Provincetown Film Art…

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March 2020

Provincetown Film Art: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

March 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) Written and directed by Andrew Dominik, based on the novel by Ron Hansen. With Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Jeremy Renner, Sam Shepard, Paul Schneider and Mary-Louise Parker. 2 hours, 40 minutes. This elegiac meditation on the price of fame follows the final months of Wild…

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March 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Le Crime de Monsieur Lange (1936)

March 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Le Crime de Monsieur Lange (1936) Co-scripted and directed by Jean Renoir, adaptation and dialogue by Jacques Prévert. With René Lefèvre, Florelle and Jules Berry. In French, with subtitles. Black and white. 1 hour, 17 minutes. From Jean Renoir’s classic decade of filmmaking in the 1930s comes an exuberant, amusing, resonant crime caper about a hard-boiled publisher and…

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March 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Sidewalk Stories (1989)

March 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Sidewalk Stories (1989) Written, directed and starring Charles Lane. Black and white. 1 hour, 37 minutes. Pioneering African-American filmmaker Charles Lane’s small-scaled gem, about a street artist who rescues a baby after her father is murdered, is a truly independent movie that rarely gets the exposure it deserves. The Provincetown Film Art Series, now in its 14th year,…

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April 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Brick (2005)

April 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Brick (2005) Written and directed by Rian Johnson. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Lukas Haas. 1 hour, 50 minutes. Rian Johnson, virtuoso sci-fi action director of Looper and Star Wars: Episode VIII—The Last Jedi, made his directing debut with this utterly idiosyncratic indie neo-noir, set in a California high school with its own distinctive patois, and featuring an appealing…

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April 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Married to the Mob (1988)

April 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Married to the Mob (1988) Directed by Jonathan Demme. With Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Modine, Mercedes Ruehl and Alec Baldwin. 1 hour, 44 minutes. Before the outsized box-office and Oscar success of The Silence of the Lambs made director Jonathan Demme self-serious and somewhat tiresome, he concocted a string of funky, experimental comedies, including this charmer, featuring Michelle Pfeiffer…

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April 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)

April 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Diary of a Lost Girl (1929) Written and directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. In Japanese, with subtitles. 2 hours, 1 minute. A Japanese family that turns to shoplifting when part-time jobs can’t make ends meet takes in a young girl from an abusive home. Hirokazu Kore-eda (Like Father, Like Son) is a nuanced chronicler of the disturbing details of…

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May 2020

Provincetown Film Art: Starman (1984)

May 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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SEASON PASS: $185, OR $135 FOR PFS OR PAAM MEMBERS TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS AVAILABLE AT THE WATERS EDGE CINEMA BOX OFFICE Starman (1984) Written and directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. In Japanese, with subtitles. 2 hours, 1 minute. A Japanese family that turns to shoplifting when part-time jobs can’t make ends meet takes in a young girl from an abusive home. Hirokazu Kore-eda (Like Father, Like Son) is a nuanced chronicler of the disturbing details of life that bind people…

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