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Program Running Time 73 min.

Aug 08 06:45 pm
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Films in Program

(USA, 2014, 73 mins, DCP)

A truly hopeful film about Alzheimer’s and aging is something unexpected. This hugely affecting documentary won the Audience Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a portrait of a man on a mission, Dan Cohen, founder of the non-profit Music & Memory, as he fights bureaucrats and austerity budgets with the palpable evidence of how very simply the gift of an iPod can restore vitality and spiritual well-being to patients suffering from dementia and depression.

"Gloriously inspirational."—Hollywood Reporter

Peter Gabriel: Back to Front (2012)

Program Running Time 97 min.

Aug 25 08:30 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Hamish Hamilton
(GB, 2013, 97 mins, DCP)

Filmed at London’s O2 in October 2012, the film captures the stunning Back to Front live show - primarily showcasing the best selling album So - but also contains interviews with the man himself and all the touring band to give the viewer an intimate portrait of Peter and a not-to-be-missed cinematic experience.

Set list includes: Red Rain, Sledgehammer, Don’t GIve Up, Big Time, In Your Eyes, Solsbury Hill and Biko.

Doors: Live at the Hollywood Bowl, 1968

Program Running Time 91 min.

Aug 18 08:30 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Ray Manzarek
(USA, 1968, 91 mins, DCP)

The Doors Live At The Bowl ’68, is widely held as the band’s best performance ever captured on film. And now for the first time, fans can watch the complete version in digitally re–mastered glory with 5.1 surround sound as the entire concert has been carefully restored from the original camera negatives to include the lost performances of "Hello I Love You," "Texas Radio and the Big Beat" and "Spanish Caravan."

Sagrada - The Mystery of Creation

Program Running Time 89 min.

Aug 06 08:15 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Stefan Haupt
(Germany, Switzerland, 2012, 89 mins, DCP)

Arguably the most popular building site in the world, the Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona is still a work in progress, 125 years after the first stones were laid. Designed by the controversial Catalan genius Antonio Gaudi, the Sagrada is a testament to Faith… Faith in God, in the natural forms that so inspired the architect, and also in man, for Gaudi always knew this work would have to be completed long after his life-time.

"This film is more than a documentary, it tells the story using beautiful and quiet images of the transformation of ideas, talks of human endeavour for perfection and in so doing, illustrates that the essential meaning of this edifice lies in its creation process and not only in its completion.

This creative process is illustrated in varying perspectives from inside the incomplete church as well as the complex structure of the exterior parts of the church.

The film gives cause for self-reflection on how the past and present are related, portraying people and destinies involved in the construction of the church and ultimately proves that something incomplete also has its own significance."—Jury citation, Erasmus Euro Media Awards

"Both exhaustive and astounding in its detective-like exploration of the history of the impossibly ornate Catalonian house of worship."—Jackson Scarlett, 7x7SF


Program Running Time 95 min.

Aug 02 10:00 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Ti West
(USA, 2014, 95 mins, Blu-ray Disc)

Writer-director Ti West (House of the Devil) assembles an indie-film all-star cast including fellow filmmakers Joe Swanberg, Kentucker Audley and Amy Seimetz for this chilling suspense story about cults and a crisis of conscience.

A newsteam trails a man as he travels to an undisclosed location to find his missing sister. Upon entering "Eden Parish" and meeting the community’s leader, it becomes apparent to the newcomers that this paradise may not be as it seems.

"Frightening in any genre language."—Guy Lodge, Variety

Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

Program Running Time 70 min.

Aug 02 08:30 pm
Aug 07 08:20 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Gabe Klinger
(USA, 2013, 70 mins, DCP)

On the occasion of the release of Richard Linklater’s most adventurous and rewarding work - Boyhood - check out this wonderful conversation piece between the independent-minded Austinite and the even more marginalized James Benning, an experimental artist who some rank as the finest filmmaker in America today.

Double Play is the kind of film to make cinephiles grateful, if only to preserve for the ages the ruminations of two artists whose shared project has been nothing less than the excavation of the American spirit itself."—Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

"Like Linklater’s movies, including BoyhoodDouble Play is loaded with thought-provoking dialogue, including meditations on time, relationships and the challenges of staying true to one’s artistic muse."—Rob Nelson, Star Tribune

Match Point

Program Running Time 124 min.

Aug 10 08:00 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Woody Allen
(GB, USA, 2005, 124 mins, Blu-ray Disc)

Woody goes to Wimbledon (well, nearly) in his first foray to the British Isles—a torrid suspense movie which adds a downpour or two to A Place in the Sun. Jonathan Rhys Meyers is the tennis pro torn between the socially superior Emily Mortimer and sexy (but penurous) Scarlett Johansson.

"Allen’s best since Crimes and Misdemeanors ..."—Roger Ebert

Shakespeare's Globe on Screen: Henry V

Program Running Time 169 min.

Aug 13 02:00 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Dominic Dromgoole
(GB, 2013, 169 mins, DCP)

Shakespeare’s masterpiece of the turbulence of war and the arts of peace tells the romantic story of Henry’s campaign to recapture the English possessions in France.

"Jamie Parker makes a fantastic Henry V."—The Independent

"Bold and enthralling."—The Times

Stardust Memories

Program Running Time 89 min.

Aug 03 08:10 pm

Films in Program

Directed By: Woody Allen
(USA, 1980, 89 mins, 35mm)

A portrait of the artist that appalled his fans at the time, Stardust Memories is autobiography out of Fellini, the movie where Woody first tried to emulate the greats he admired. The public didn’t love him for it, but it’s a key picture in his own evolution and surprisingly poignant.

Walking the Camino

Program Running Time 84 min.

Aug 01 06:30 pm
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Films in Program

Directed By: Lydia B Smith
(USA, 2013, 84 mins)

Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago follows various pilgrims, from ages 3 to 73, as they attempt to cross an entire country on foot—with only a backpack, a pair of boots and an open mind. Driven by an inexplicable calling and a grand sense of adventure, we witness the Camino’s magnetic and miraculous power to change lives. Each pilgrim throws themselves heart and soul into their incredibly challenging trek to Santiago de Compostela, and most importantly, their personal journey to themselves.

100% Fresh, Rotten Tomatoes

"Driving both the filmmaker and her subjects is wonder and wanderlust. Their enthusiasm for the Camino is contagious ..."—Diana Clarke, Village Voice