PHOENIX

Thursday Oct. 22 @ 7:00 pm / GALAXY CINEMAS / Sault Ste. Marie

Director: Christian Petzold
Germany 2014
German with English subtitles / 98 minutes

A concentration camp survivor unrecognizable after facial
reconstruction surgery, Nelly Lenz (Nina Hoss) is fixated on the memories of her former life. She returns to Berlin to fulfill the dream that sustained her throughout her imprisonment: reuniting with her husband, Johnny (Ronald Zehrfeld). But even as she scours the
ravaged city to find him, Nelly is haunted by rumours that it was Johnny himself who betrayed her to the Nazis. Featuring impeccable art direction, a faultless score, and powerhouse performances in the leading roles, Phoenix is one of the most thrilling and engrossing
dramas of the year.

See the trailer here.

THE SALT OF THE EARTH

Thursday Oct. 8 @ 7:00 pm / GALAXY CINEMAS / Sault Ste. Marie

Directors: Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
France/Brazil/Italy 2014
French/Portuguese/English / 110 minutes

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling the four corners of the earth as a witness to the human condition. He has photographed some of the major events of our
recent history – international conflicts, starvation, and exodus – capturing images that convey what words cannot. He is now
embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, wild fauna and flora, and grandiose landscapes, as part of a huge photographic
project celebrating the planet’s beauty. Nominated for Best
Documentary at the Academy Awards, The Salt of the Earth is filled with haunting images.

See the trailer here.