Frustrated the film you’ve been dying to see hasn’t come to central Ohio? Not any more…experience the art of film in high definition without a ticket to New York or Los Angeles! The GFC EXCLUSIVES series features some of the hottest independent films, acclaimed foreign language features, and beloved cinema classics all right here in downtown Columbus!
White Reindeer – Premieres December 13
OFFICIAL SELECTION – 2013 SXSW Film Festival
“Among the most striking and original American films to emerge in some time… There’s never been anything like it. Frequently funny, oddly touching, and featuring a virtuoso lead performance by veteran indie actress Anna Margaret Hollyman, White Reindeer charts its own strange course toward the sublime.”
Calum Marsh, Village Voice
“With a mixture of pathos and dry wit, Clark delivers a solemn twist on the holiday movie formula that simultaneously inhabits the genre and turns it inside out… Imagine Home Alone as directed by Todd Solondz and you’ll start to get the idea.” Eric Kohn, IndieWire
After an unexpected tragedy, Suzanne (Anna Margaret Hollyman) struggles to put her life back together during a sad, strange Christmastime in suburban Virginia.
Spinning Plates – Premieres December 13
WINNER – Best Documentary – Austin Film Festival
WINNER – Best Feature Film – Santa Barbara International Film Festival
SPINNING PLATES is a documentary about three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who bring them to life. A world-renowned chef competes for the ultimate restaurant prize in Chicago, while privately battling a life-threatening condition. A 150-year-old restaurant in Iowa is still standing only because of an unbreakable bond with the community. And a fledgling Mexican restaurant in Tucson struggles as its owners risk everything to survive and provide for their young daughter. Their unforgettable stories of family, legacy, passion and survival come together to reveal how meaningful food can be, and the power it has to connect us to one another.
Ms. 45 (1981) – Premieres December 13
Remastered in HD from the original negative, the 1981 cult classic by director Abel Ferrara (DRILLER KILLER, BAD LIEUTENANT) spins the gritty, controversial tale of a mute New York City garment worker (played by the late Zoë Lund, a.k.a. Zoë Tamerlis) who becomes a brutal vigilante after she’s sexually assaulted by multiple men on the same day.