Tuesday, March 20, 2018

This Week At The Cinema: Palestinian Women, a Social Justice Doc, and the Return of Cybill Shepherd

Posted By on Tue, Mar 20, 2018 at 12:01 PM

A big week for movies in Memphis kicks off tonight at 7:00 PM at Malco Ridgeway Cinema Grill. Three Palestinian roommates living in Tel Aviv must navigate the conflicts between the modern and the traditional in In Between. The film, which has been getting great reviews from the festival circuit, will be followed by a discussion featuring Memphis-based Palestinian-American artist Yasmine Omari and attorney Paola Palazzolo, who was born in Haifa. This screening is presented by Indie Memphis and Memphis Women in Film.

Tomorrow night at Crosstown Arts, Indie Memphis presents a pay what you can encore screening of one of the best films of last year's festival, Marvin Booker was Murdered. You can read a little bit about the film that won the 2017 Soul of Southern Film Award in this Memphis Flyer cover story.

On Sunday, Indie Memphis pays tribute to one of Memphis' favorite daughters with a double feature of Cybill Shepherd at the Halloran Center. At 7 PM, Rose, Shepherd's new film, will have its Memphis premiere. Shepherd plays a woman in a wheelchair who discovers she may be dying and sets off on a long journey of self-discovery across the New Mexico desert. Veteran Rod McCall directs Shepherd, Pam Grier, and James Brolin in this heartfelt drama.

Cybill Shepherd gets serious in Rose
  • Cybill Shepherd gets serious in Rose

Shepherd will make a rare public appearance in Memphis to talk about the film, and the one that preceeds it. At 3 PM, Memphis, a 1992 television adaptation of Shelby Foote's novel September, September will hit the big screen for the first time ever.

See you at the cinema!

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