Monday, Oct. 8
Matt Tyrnauer / ASL Interpreted, Documentary Feature, Monday, Oct. 8 / USA / 2018 / 98 minsEveryone is familiar with the glitz and glamour of Studio 54. We’ve seen photos of the crowds, the celebrities, and the unequaled decadence. Many are even familiar with its flamboyant front man, co-owner Steve Rubell. But until now, no one has heard the whole story. For the first time, the brains behind the operation, co-owner Ian Schrager, breaks his silence and gives us the rest of the story. Buckle up for a crazy ride as we learn how two Jewish guys from Brooklyn, barely 30 years old, reached an unprecedented level of success followed by a spectacular crash back to earth.
Mikko Makela / ASL Interpreted, Subtitled, Narrative Feature, Monday, Oct. 8 / Finland, UK / 2017 / 104 minsReturning home to Finland after studying literature at grad school in Paris, Leevi finds himself back in a country he was more than happy to leave behind. But he’s agreed to help with renovations on his family’s lakeside cottage before his father Juoko (Mika Melender) prepares to sell it. Knowing Leevi’s not much for manual labor, his father has taken the liberty of hiring some additional help.