This week, the Crandell presents films for better understanding, all of which are now stream-able for free via Kanopy. Positive change begins with knowledge, compassion, and sometimes, the recognition of uncomfortable truths.
Nedjma, an 18-year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to keep her from experiencing a normal life and going out at night with her friend Wassila. As the social climate becomes more conservative, she rejects the new bans set by the radicals and decides to fight for her freedom and independence by putting up a fashion show.
“The emotions are there in every claustrophobic camera angle, in thriller-tinged scenes that show female self-expression being denied and muffled both by enemies and so-called friends.” — Lee Marshall, Screen InternationalPurchase Virtual Ticket Now more…
Kanopy’s catalogue is so heavy with cinematic landmarks, it’s sometimes a little daunting. This week, we look back on a few of the gems in contemporary cinema that the Crandell has hosted in the theatre over past year or so, all of which are now stream-able via Kanopy.
This week in Kanopy Picks, the Crandell presents a shortlist of some hardboiled film noir classics, plus some lesser-known entrants in the cannon.
Kanopy’s catalogue is rich with musical movie magic, but we thought we’d narrow it down a few films that you might have missed. A list of global superstars, cult icons, and curios alike we hope holds something for everyone; and it’s just the tip of the iceberg.