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Violet Crown has partnered with distributors to provide a virtual cinema experience offering new release arthouse films and restored classics.




The Wolf House
Maria, a young woman finds refuge in a house in the south of Chile after escaping from a sect of German religious...
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Director   Joaquin Cocina, Cristóbal Leon
Cast   Amalia Kassai, Rainer Krause
Runtime   1 hrs 15 mins

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The Ghost of Peter Sellers
Receive an $8 discount off the $18 rental by using the following promo code: VIOLETCROWNA comedy genius, a hot new...
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Director   Peter Medak
Cast   Peter Medak, Joe Dunne
Runtime   1 hrs 33 mins

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The Grey Fox
In this film based on a true story, Bill Miner (Richard Farnsworth) is a fearless stagecoach robber in the days of the...
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Director   Phillip Borsos
Cast   Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs
Runtime   1 hrs 32 mins

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Blackfish
Many of us have experienced the excitement and awe of watching 8,000 pound orcas, or “killer whales,” soar out of...
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Director   Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Cast   Tilikum, Dave Duffus
Runtime   1 hrs 23 mins

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Life Itself
A Q&A with filmmaker Steve James and Chaz Ebert will take place on Wednesday, May 27 @ 8PM EST. It can be accessed on...
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Director   Steve James
Cast   Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert
Runtime   0 hrs 0 mins

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Lucky Grandma
Lucky Grandma Cast and Crew Q&A on Thursday, May 28 @ 8pm EST. The event will be hosted live at the following...
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Director   Sasie Sealy
Cast   Tsai Chin, Hsiao-Yuan Ha, Michael Tow
Runtime   1 hrs 27 mins

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The Painter and the Thief
Desperate for answers about the theft of her two paintings, a Czech artist seeks out and befriends the career criminal...
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Director   Benjamin Ree
Cast   Barbora Kysilkova
Runtime   1 hrs 42 mins

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Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy
Filmmaker Elizabeth Carroll examines the vibrant and unconventional life of Diana Kennedy, widely regarded as the...
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Director   Elizabeth Carroll
Cast   Diana Kennedy, Jose Andres
Runtime   1 hrs 22 mins

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The Wolfpack
Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the...
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Director   Crystal Moselle
Cast   Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo
Runtime   1 hrs 30 mins

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Alice
After discovering that her husband's addiction to escorts has left their family penniless, Alice finds herself drawn...
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Director   Josephine Mackerras
Cast   Emilie Piponnier, Martin Swabey
Runtime   1 hrs 43 mins

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RBG
At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while...
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Director   Julie Cohen, Betsy West
Cast   Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ann Kittner
Runtime   1 hrs 37 mins

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New French Shorts 2020
An annual presentation of the best of recent short films from France selected by UniFrance and the cultural services of...
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Director   Various
Cast   Various
Runtime   2 hrs 6 mins

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Spaceship Earth
Spaceship Earth is the true, stranger-than-fiction, adventure of eight visionaries who in 1991 spent two years...
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Director   Matt Wolf
Cast   John Allen, Jane Goodall
Runtime   1 hrs 53 mins

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A Good Woman is Hard to Find
A dynamic killer thriller, with its finger firmly on the pulse of stark social commentary and shattering suspense....
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Director   Abner Pastoll
Cast   Sarah Bolger, Edward Hogg
Runtime   1 hrs 37 mins

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies...
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Director   Justin Pemberton
Cast   Ian Bremmer, Gillian Tett
Runtime   1 hrs 43 mins

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Deerskin
In this black comedy of middle-aged masculinity gone awry, Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) is a recent...
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Director   Quentin Dupieux
Cast   Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel
Runtime   1 hrs 17 mins

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Pahokee
Filmmaker Q&A - Saturday, May 2 @ 8pm EST - https://bit.ly/2YoDk2fIn a small agricultural town in the Florida...
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Director   Patrick Bresnan, Ivete Lucas
Cast   Various
Runtime   1 hrs 50 mins

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Driveways
Live Q&A with director Andrew Ahn, writers Paul Thureen and Hannah Bos, and composer Jay Wadley presented by the...
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Director   Andrew Ahn
Cast   Hong Chau, Lucas Jaye, Brian Dennehy
Runtime   1 hrs 23 mins

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Fantastic Fungi
When so many are struggling for connection, inspiration and hope, Fantastic Fungi brings us together as interconnected...
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Director   Louie Schwartzberg
Cast   Brie Larson, Andrew Weil
Runtime   1 hrs 21 mins

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Other Music
Other Music was an influential and uncompromising New York City record store that was vital to the city’s early 2000s...
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Director   Puloma Basu, Rob Hatch-Miller
Cast   Tunde Adebimpe, William Basinski
Runtime   1 hrs 23 mins

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The Dog Doc
A founding father of integrative veterinary medicine, Dr. Marty Goldstein and his colleagues in South Salem, NY have...
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Director   Cindy Meehl
Cast   Marty Goldstein, Jennifer Lenarz-Salcedo
Runtime   1 hrs 41 mins

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A White, White Day
In a remote Icelandic town, an off-duty police chief (a chilling Ingvar Sigurdsson, who received Cannes’ Critics’...
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Director   Hlynur Palmason
Cast   Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir
Runtime   1 hrs 49 mins

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The Booksellers
Antiquarian booksellers are part scholar, part detective and part businessperson, and their personalities and knowledge...
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Director   D.W. Young
Cast   Parker Posey, Fran Lebowitz
Runtime   1 hrs 39 mins

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Mephisto
The 1981 Academy Award-winning (Best Foreign Language Film) Mephisto concerns a passionate, but struggling actor (Klaus...
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Director   Istvan Szabo
Cast   Klaus Maria Brandauer, Krystyna Janda
Runtime   2 hrs 26 mins

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Satantango
One of the greatest achievements in recent art house and a seminal work of "slow cinema," Satantango, based on the book...
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Director   Bela Tarr
Cast   Mihály Vig, Putyi Horváth
Runtime   7 hrs 19 mins

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The Infiltrators
THE INFILTRATORS is a docu-thriller that tells the true story of young immigrants who are detained by Border Patrol and...
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Director   Cristina Ibarra, Alex Rivera
Cast   Mohammad Abdollahi
Runtime   1 hrs 35 mins

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The Hottest August
A complex portrait of a city and its inhabitants, The Hottest August gives us a window into the collective consciousness...
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Director   Brett Story
Cast   Clare Coulter
Runtime   1 hrs 34 mins

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The Times of Bill Cunningham
Told in Bill Cunningham’s own words from a recently unearthed six-hour 1994 interview, the iconic street photographer...
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Director   Mark Bozek
Cast   Bill Cunningham, Sarah Jessica Parker
Runtime   1 hrs 14 mins

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Beanpole
In post-WWII Leningrad, two women, Iya and Masha (astonishing newcomers Viktoria Miroshnichenko and Vasilisa...
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Director   Kantemir Balagov
Cast   Viktoria Miroshnichenko, Vasilisa Perelygina
Runtime   2 hrs 17 mins

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Saint Frances
At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois -...
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Director   Alex Thompson
Cast   Kelly O'Sullivan, Charin Alvarez
Runtime   1 hrs 41 mins

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Balloon
A thriller-like true story of one of the most spectacular escapes of the 20th Century. With a theatrical release to...
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Director   Michael Herbig
Cast   Friedrich Mücke, Karoline Schuch, David Kross
Runtime   2 hrs 5 mins

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Extra Ordinary
Rose, a sweet, lonely driving instructor in rural Ireland, is gifted with supernatural abilities. Rose has a love/hate...
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Director   Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman
Cast   Maeve Higgins, Will Forte
Runtime   1 hrs 34 mins

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Slay the Dragon
It influences elections and sways outcomes-gerrymandering has become a hot-button political topic and symbol for...
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Director   Chris Durrance, Barak Goodman
Cast   Ari Berman, David Daley
Runtime   1 hrs 41 mins

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Vitalina Varela
A film of deeply concentrated beauty, acclaimed filmmaker Pedro Costa’s Vitalina Varela stars nonprofessional actor...
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Director   Pedro Costa
Cast   Vitalina Varela, Ventura, Manuel Tavares Almeida
Runtime   2 hrs 4 mins

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The Whistlers
In The Whistlers, not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest who plays both sides of the...
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Director   Corneliu Porumboiu
Cast   Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon
Runtime   1 hrs 37 mins

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Once Were Brothers
Inspired by Robertson’s 2016 bestselling memoir Testimony, ONCE WERE BROTHERS: ROBBIE ROBERTSON AND THE BAND is a...
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Director   Daniel Roher
Cast   Martin Scorsese, Bob Dylan
Runtime   1 hrs 42 mins

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Sorry We Missed You
Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity...
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Director   Ken Loach
Cast   Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone
Runtime   1 hrs 40 mins

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Corpus Christi
"Corpus Christi" is the story of a 20-year-old Daniel who experiences a spiritual transformation in a Youth Detention...
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Director   Jan Komasa
Cast   Bartosz Bielenia
Runtime   1 hrs 55 mins

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The Wild Goose Lake
When small-time mob leader Zhou Zenong (Chinese superstar Hu Ge) accidentally kills a cop, a dead-or-alive bounty is...
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Director   Yi'nan Diao
Cast   Hu Ge, Regina Wan
Runtime   1 hrs 50 mins

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Bacurau
A few years from now... Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita,...
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Director   Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho
Cast   Bárbara Colen, Thomas Aquino
Runtime   2 hrs 11 mins

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L'innocente
Gabrielle d'Annunzio’s passionate novel is brought to life in the final masterpiece from acclaimed director Luchino...
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Director   Luchino Visconti
Cast   Giancarlo Giannini, Laura Antonelli, Jennifer O'Neill
Runtime   2 hrs 9 mins

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We Are the Best!
We Are the Best! is a story of three young misfit girls growing up in the early ‘80s Stockholm. Pixieish,...
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Director   Lukas Moodysson
Cast   Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin
Runtime   1 hrs 42 mins

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Jun 1st

Iris
From legendary documentarian Albert Maysles (GREY GARDENS, GIMME SHELTER), IRIS pairs the late 88-year-old filmmaker...
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Director   Albert Maysles
Cast   Carl Apfel, Harold Koda
Runtime   1 hrs 19 mins

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Jun 8th

Julia
Julia, 40, is an alcoholic. She is a manipulative, unreliable, compulsive liar, all strung out beneath her still...
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Director   Erick Zonca
Cast   Tilda Swinton, Saul Rubinek
Runtime   2 hrs 24 mins

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Jun 15th

Shoplifters
After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first...
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Director   Hirokazu Koreeda
Cast   Lily Franky, Sakura Ando
Runtime   2 hrs 1 mins

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Jun 22nd

Tangerine
It"s Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (newcomer Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the block. Upon hearing that...
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Director   Sean Baker
Cast   Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor
Runtime   1 hrs 28 mins

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Shirley
Renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds...
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Director   Josephine Decker
Cast   Elisabeth Moss, Logan Lerman
Runtime   1 hrs 47 mins

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Jun 5th

Hail Satan?
When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious...
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Director   Penny Lane
Cast   Jex Blackmore, Chalice Blythe
Runtime   1 hrs 35 mins

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Tommaso
Abel Ferrara’s first dramatic feature since 2014’s Pasolini reteams the filmmaker and his frequent lead Willem...
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Director   Abel Ferrara
Cast   Cristina Chiriac, Willem Dafoe
Runtime   1 hrs 56 mins

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Jun 5th

Marona's Fantastic Tale
The poetic and touching film from director Anca Damian follows an optimistic stray dog named Marona as she looks back on...
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Director   Anca Damian
Cast   Lizzie Brocheré, Bruno Salomone, Thierry Hancisse
Runtime   0 hrs 0 mins

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Jun 12th