The Art of Self-Defense

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The Art of Self-Defense

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening

Duration: 

104m

Rating: 

R

About the Film:

Ends Thursday, August 1.

A dark comedy set in the world of karate.

The film centers on Casey (Jesse Eisenberg), who is attacked at random on the street and enlists in a local dojo led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei (Alessandro Nivola), in an effort to learn how to defend himself. What he uncovers is a sinister world of fraternity, violence and hypermasculinity and a woman (Imogen Poots) fighting for her place in it. Casey undertakes a journey, both frightening and darkly funny, that will place him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor.