Roma chronicles a turbulent year in the lives of a middle-class family in 1970s Mexico City. Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men), inspired by the women from his childhood, delivers an artful ode to the matriarchy that shaped his world.
Roma will have its Canadian Premiere at TIFF 2018 and on Netflix later this year.
When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans.
Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) is a successful sports agent who’s constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When Ali is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what else she needs to do to succeed in a man’s world… until she gains the ability to hear men’s thoughts.
Estranged brother and sister, Marcus and Michelle Brinks (Scott Rodgers and Kristin Slaysman) reunite after the sudden death of their parents, a saintly pair of doctors-without-borders they barely knew and never liked. The homecoming goes haywire when the siblings choose to revel in dysfunction rather than face the grief of losing a family they thought they didn’t need.
Opens in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on August 17th
On-Demand September 4th.
In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of them goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, HIS latest victim.
In The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl, a group of teens go out for a night on the town and a sophomore known only as “The Girl with Black Hair” experiences a series of surreal encounters with the local nightlife…
The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl – from acclaimed director Masaaki Yuasa (Devilman Crybaby, Lu Over the Wall, Mind Game) – will premiere in select theaters on August 22nd, thanks to a partnership between GKids and Fathom Events.