Quad Cinema

34 West 13th Street, New York, New York 10011 p: 212-255-2243 f: 212-255-2247 quadcinema@aol.com

WELCOME TO THE QUAD CINEMA

The QUAD is a venerable theater owned and beautifully maintained since 1972. It is renowned nationally as a venue that shows the best in independent feature, documentary, and foreign films. Although most of the films come from distributors like Sony Pictures Classics, Lionsgate, and the Weinstein Company, the QUAD books many films through its wholly-owned distribution outlets, QUADFlix SELECT (http://www.quadflixselect.com) and QUAD CINEMA 4 WALL SELECT (http://www.quadcinema4wall.com).
 
 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28 THRU THURSDAY, DECEMBER 04, 2014

TOUCH THE WALL [NR]

Theater One 1:00 5:30 7:40
Touch the Wall is the story of two amazing women and their their journey to swimming's highest stage - the 2012 London Olympics. The young phenom (Missy Franklin) is just beginning her career and is saddled with mile-high expectations; the veteran (Kara Lynn Joyce) is trying to rediscover the juice that took her the previous two Olympics. Touch the Wall is a story of winning and losing, of commitment, and triumph through adversity. It’s also a story of family, of loving what you do, and having fun with the people around you. In a world starved for heroes, Missy and Kara stand tall in Touch the Wall.

Running time: 1:48
Language: English
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THE HISTORIAN [NR]

Theater One 3:10 & 9:50
Fleeing a personal tragedy, Dr. Ben Rhodes (Miles Doleac) takes a job at a new university, in a department chaired by once-celebrated historian Valerian Hadley (William Sadler), who now fights to rekindle his fading career while caring for an elderly father (John Cullum) whose health fades faster by the day. Both feel a duty to impart the lessons of the past, even though they cannot seem to come to terms with their own histories. Further complicating matters is a promising but needy graduate student, Anna (Jillian Taylor), who worships one and is smitten with the other. This is a dark, funny, humane drama that puts academia under the microscope and finds a mirror of human nature.

Running time: 2:04
Language: English
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MY OLD LADY [PG-13]

Theater Two 1:05 & 3:20
A down-and-out New Yorker inherits an apartment in Paris from his estranged father and is stunned to find a refined old lady living there with her protective daughter. The movie features an all-star cast with Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, and Kristin Scott Thomas. My Old Lady is the directorial debut of renowned playwright/screenwriter Israel Horovitz, father of producer Rachael Horovitz.

Running time: 1:44
Language: English
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FURY [R]

Theater Two 6:00 & 9:00
April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Running time: 2:15
Language: English
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AFTERMATH [NR]

Theater Three 1:05 2:50 5:15 7:30 9:45
Thomas Fiorini (Anthony Michael Hall) has created a perfect life for himself. Owning a profitable construction company, blessed with a beautiful wife and child on the way. Life is perfect. But problems arise quickly when charismatic, ex-convict Tony Bricker (Chris Penn) is fired and his foreman (Jamie Harrold) goes missing. Tensions flair as suspicion falls on Bricker who initiates a war of threats but not until an overreaction from our hero do things spiral out of control. As Fiorini is introduced to a slew of shady characters and hit men, forcing to take matters into his own hands – for better or worse.

Running time: 1:24
Language: English

SPECIAL TREAT: Filmmaker Thomas Farone and Producer's Sylvia Caminer & Sean Boyle and Associate Producer Michalina Scorzelli will be present for Q&A's after the 7:30pm shows on Friday 11/28 & Saturday 11/29 and after the 2:50pm show on Sunday 11/30, also cast members Federico Castelluccio and Jamie Harrold will be here after the 7:30pm show on Friday 11/28.
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THE RULE [NR]

Theater Four 1:00 3:10 5:30 7:35 9:55
See how Benedictine monks in the heart of one of America's most dangerous cities are able to achieve amazing success with the most vulnerable population: inner city African American and Latino teenage males. While Newark, NJ, with a high poverty rate of 32%, has an abysmal high school graduation rate, St. Benedict's Prep has a near 100% COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE rate. The film details how their "recipe for success" follows the 6th century Rule of Saint Benedict and how this rule can serve as a model for whole cities nationwide.

"This uplifting documentary offers a rare ray of hope in its portrait of an urban school that’s defying the odds" -Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter

“Startling success” -Daphne Howland, The Village Voice

“Powerful new film” -Naomi Schaefer Riley, New York Post

Running time: 1:30
Language: English

Please note that the first 50 people that show up to the 5:30 showing EVERYDAY of "The Rule" will be admitted FREE!
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Accessibility: Theater One and Theater Two are both wheelchair accessible. Films now playing in Theater Three and Theater Four may be rotated to Theaters One and Two upon request and if feasible.

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ALL ABOUT QUADflix

A NEW PROGRAM FROM THE QUAD CINEMA

QUADflix is the "ultimate Indie Store," making available to a discerning group of film fans DVDs of the best Feature, Documentary and Foreign films not readily available from other sources, and offered well below the suggested retail prices.

Focusing on quality and not quantity, all films have been screened and carefully selected to insure that they reflect our highest cinematic standards. Best of all, QUADflix offers you the opportunity to start your own personal film library of some of the most extraordinary films ever produced.

Click here for more information and a complete listing of available films.