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Rosewater

Friday, Jan 16, 7:30 pm
Saturday, Jan 17, 7:30 pm
Sunday, Jan 18, 5:30 pm
Monday, Jan 19, 7:30 pm
Runtime: 103 minutes
Not Rated

Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival," written by Maziar Bahari. The film marks the directorial debut of "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, and stars Gael García Bernal. Rosewater follows the Tehran-born Bahari, a broadcast journalist with Canadian citizenship. In June 2009, Bahari returned to Iran to interview Mir-Hossein Mousavi, who was the prime challenger to president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. As  Mousavi's supporters rose up to protest Ahmadinejad's victory declaration hours before the polls closed, Bahari endured personal risk by sending footage of the street riots to the BBC. Bahari was arrested by police, led by a man identifying himself only as "Rosewater," who tortured and interrogated him over the next 118 days. With Bahari's wife leading an international campaign to have her husband freed, and Western media outlets keeping the story alive, Iranian authorities released Bahari on $300,000 bail and the promise he would act as a spy for the government.

 
Director: Jon Stewart
 
Starring: Gael García Bernal, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer, Kim Bodnia and Shohreh Aghdashloo  
 
 
What the critics are saying:
 
Certified Fresh
Rotten Tomatoes

Timely, solidly acted, and unabashedly earnest, Rosewater serves as an impressive calling card for first-time director Jon Stewart

Village Voice
Stephanie Zacharek

Rosewater is an earnest picture, but it's also got some juice — there's vitality and feeling in it, the secret ingredients so often missing from even the most well-intentioned first features.
 
Entertainment Weekly
Joe McGovern

Rosewater, starring the geeky-charismatic Gael García Bernal as Bahari, is a gripping drama, smartly calibrated for Western audiences who still need an education in the bright, progressive, fight-back impulses in Iranian culture.
 

The Dissolve
Tasha Robinson

Like The Daily Show, Rosewater makes uncomfortable political realities into wry but uproarious jokes.

Admission Prices*:

General: $10.00
Seniors, Students and Active Military: $9.00
Members: $8.00
Children 12 and under: $7.00

Sunday Bargain Prices
General: $8.00
Members: $6.00
Children 12 and under: $5.00

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*All prices include a $1.50 Preservation Fee that goes directly into our capital account for preservation of the Lincoln Theatre and its programs. Film tickets are only available at the door beginning 45 minutes before the first screening of the day. This saves you, the ticket buyer the fees associated with purchasing online. Never fear – there are plenty of seats!
 
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