Programmers’ Picks 2020

Jan. 27–31, 2020

Programmers’ Picks gives us the opportunity to share a selection of films that, perhaps, didn’t get the attention or audiences they deserved this past year. Here are some films we didn’t get the chance to show–and a few we’re happy to show again! – JBFC Programmers

Dolemite is My Name Jan. 27 Nominated for 2 Golden Globes, including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy I’m a sucker for films about making movies, especially when they come with as much heart and laughs as Craig…
Atlantics Jan. 28 Introduction by Programmer Saidah Russell Mati Diop’s feature-length debut is simply magical. A visual delight and a formal achievement, Atlantics is part supernatural mystery, part…
Long Day's Journey Into Night Jan. 29 Introduction by Special Events Coordinator Nicole Klein More than any other film this year, Long Day’s Journey Into Night pushes the boundaries of the medium to new, mesmerizing heights.…
An Elephant Sitting Still Jan. 30 “Yes, it’s four hours long, and Yes, it’s a brutally grim portrait of life in modern China, and Yes, the…
Rojo Jan. 31 Intro by Programmer Kathy Bonomi In the mad rush of the 2018 Toronto Film Festival what stood out about Benjamín Naishtat’s political thriller Rojo were…

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