Special Presentations

We know that you are going to love these films.  What makes them so special? Not only are they exciting films but the guests we are lining up guarantee that these will be some nights to remember.

  • Vouchers may NOT be redeemed for special screenings
  • All Festival passes grant access to special screenings during valid dates

Foreign Language Oscar® Directors in Discussion

Nowhere else can a festival audience see so many of these films on the same slate. And for the fourth year running we’re proud to present a panel discussion with shortlisted directors, giving the Festival audience a unique understanding of these films and their makers. The Hollywood Reporter returns to moderate. Read More

Monday, January 8, 4:30 PM

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In the Fade

Diane Kruger stars as a grief-stricken mother who must take matters into her own hands to achieve justice for her murdered family. This taut thriller delivers heart-pounding scene after scene, masterfully confronting a disconcerting growing sentiment of nationalism among European countries. Read More

Running Time: 105

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Emotional performances from a stellar cast lead by Jon Hamm, Ellen Burstyn and Catherine Keener come together to stirring effect in this bittersweet reflection on the complicated natures of family, loss and the objects we leave behind. Read More

Running Time: 114

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Phantom Thread

Daniel Day-Lewis portrays a perfectionist couturier in 1950s London who creates dresses for movie stars, socialites and royalty. He is a confirmed bachelor, until the formidable Alma becomes his muse and lover… and turns his life upside-down. An extraordinary love story that unfolds as a thriller, Phantom Thread is... Read More

Running Time: 130

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The Polka King

When Pennsylvania’s self-proclaimed “Polka King” Jan Lewan (Jack Black) attempts to keep his struggling band alive by soliciting investments from his elderly fans, he catches unwanted government attention in this outrageous comedy that proves real life is truly stranger than fiction. Read More

Running Time: 95

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2018 Film Festival