Dir. David Mamet. 2008, 100 min. Digital projection. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer. David Mamet wrote and directed this vivid martial arts drama about a Jiu-jitsu master who practices his art with ascetic patience and samurai honor. On a rainy night, an accidental encounter between an off-duty officer and a distraught lawyer alters his life, spiraling him into the dangerous underbelly of West LA, teeming with criminals and cagefighters.
Tickets for Friday evening screenings: $12 ($9 for senior citizens and students / free for members at the Film Lover level and above). Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members at the Film Lover level and above may reserve tickets in advance.