Movies of Delray/Lake Worth | Documentary

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Documentaries & Biopics. True Stories.

 

Movie poster for Salvatore Shoemaker Of DreamsSalvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams (PG)

 

STARTS FRIDAY, DEC. 2ND AT DELRAY & LAKE WORTH  Growing up poor in Bonito, Italy, Salvatore Ferragamo began his career as a shoemaker before he was barely a teenager. Immigrating to America in 1915 at the age of 16, his work would soon help invent the glamour of Hollywood's silent era as he created shoes for iconic films and for stars, many of whom became his friends. Overcoming a Depression-era setback, Ferragamo rebounded and would define mid-century elegance for performers - all while embarking on a love story and warm family life with his wife, Wanda, and their six children.

In SALVATORE: SHOEMAKER OF DREAMS, Academy Award-nominated and BAFTAnominated filmmaker LUCA GUADAGNINO tracks Ferragamo's life from humble beginnings to California and to a storied studio in Florence, Italy.

 

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Movie poster for UpheavalUPHEAVAL: The Journey of Menachem Begin (NR)

 

STARTS FRIDAY, DEC. 2ND  An authentic look at a proud Jew who never compromised when the dignity, safety and security of the Jewish people was at stake.

 

Described by American film critic Michael Medved as "an essential and masterful primer for anyone who seeks a better understanding of the Middle East," UPHEAVAL tells the story of modern-day Israel through the lens of Menachem Begin's life. The timing couldn't be more perfect. 

 

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Movie poster for She Said

She Said (R)

 

NOW PLAYING – Two-time Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, An Education) and Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against America limited series, The Big Sick) star as New York Times reporters who together broke one of the most important stories in a generation - a story that helped launch the #MeToo movement, shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood and altered American culture forever.

 

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Movie poster for I Wanna Dance With SomebodyI Wanna Dance With Somebody ()

 

STARTS FRIDAY, DEC. 22ND – A powerful and triumphant celebration of the incomparable Whitney Houston. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, written by Academy Award® nominee Anthony McCarten, produced by legendary music executive Clive Davis and starring BAFTA Award® winner Naomi Ackie, the film is a no-holds-barred portrait of the complex and multifaceted woman behind The Voice. From New Jersey choir girl to one of the best-selling and most awarded recording artists of all time, audiences are taken on an inspirational, poignant—and so emotional—journey through Houston’s trailblazing life and career, with show-stopping performances and a soundtrack of the icon’s most beloved hits as you’ve never heard them before. Don’t you wanna dance?