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WRESTLE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 36 minutes

WRESTLE is an intimate and nuanced documentary that follows the wrestling team at JO Johnson High School in Huntsville, which has been on Alabama's failing schools list for many years. As they fight their way towards the State Championship and the doors they hope it will open, wrestlers Jailen, Jamario, Teague, and Jaquan each face injustices and challenges on and off the mat. Together they grapple with obstacles that jeopardize their success, and their coach - coming to terms with his own past conflicts - pushes them forward while..

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Film opens on Fri, Feb 22

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Easy Rider in 35MM

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 35 minutes

Capturing the end of the 60s with top performances from Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, EASY RIDER follows two bikers through the open country and desert lands of America in search for freedom. Filled to the brim with groundbreaking aesthetics, style, and one of the most killer soundtracks ever, this influential classic is not to be missed.

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Film opens on Mon, Feb 25

35MM - Jaffe Art Theatre

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THE COLOR PURPLE

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  2 hours 34 minutes

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this American coming-of-age story focuses on African American life in rural Georgia during the early twentieth century through the lens of Celie. Throughout the film, Celie endures multiple injustices, and finds her self-worth through the help of her two strong female companions. Starring Whoopi Goldberg in her film debut, and featuring Opera Winfrey, also in her film debut, this stunning classic shows the power and resilience of African American women.

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Film opens on Wed, Feb 27

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HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 35 minutes

After a botched sex-change operation, East German glam rocker Hedwig (John Cameron Mitchell) travels across the United States with a stage show, following her ex-boyfriend (and former band mate) and telling her life story. Hedwig's offbeat show slays audiences -- but in diners not clubs. Mitchell also wrote and directed the comedy, which won at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for several Independent Spirit Awards.

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Film opens on Mon, Mar 4

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IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 45 minutes

In Frank Capra's acclaimed romantic comedy, spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) impetuously marries the scheming King Westley, leading her tycoon father (Walter Connolly) to spirit her away on his yacht. After jumping ship, Ellie falls in with cynical newspaper reporter Peter Warne (Clark Gable), who offers to help her reunite with her new husband in exchange for an exclusive story. But during their travels, the reporter finds himself falling for the feisty young heiress.

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Film opens on Mon, Mar 25

35MM

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2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY - Heeere's Kubrick

Village East Cinema
G  |  2 hours 44 minutes

Stanley Kubrick's Academy Award winning 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY is an enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future. When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other astronauts are sent on a mysterious mission, their ship's computer system, HAL, begins to display increasingly strange behavior, leading up to a tense showdown between man and machine that results in a mind-bending trek through space and time.

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Film opens on Wed, Mar 27

70MM - Jaffe Art Theatre

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WEST SIDE STORY

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 6 minutes

A love affair is fated for tragedy amidst the vicious rivalry of two street gangs: the Jets and the Sharks. Filled with iconic choreography by Jerome Robins and set to Leonard Bernstein’s phenomenal score, featuring classics such as “America”, “Somewhere” and “Cool”, this academy-award-winning film dives into the complexities of gang warfare and love in an ever-changing city.

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Film opens on Mon, Apr 1

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EYES WIDE SHUT - Heeere's Kubrick!

Village East Cinema
R  |  3 hours 25 minutes

A New York City doctor pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him. Kubrick’s final film uses a terrific game of colors to create a nightmarish odyssey and explore extramarital sexual desire, jealousy and the fragility of the masculine ego.

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Film opens on Wed, Apr 3

35MM - Jaffe Art Theatre

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BARRY LYNDON - Heere's Kubrick!

Village East Cinema
PG  |  3 hours 23 minutes

Based on the Victorian novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, BARRY LYNDON tells the complex story of a sensitive, intelligent, and ambitious man trapped in a society which has no use for him. Despite the obstacle of his Irish birth, Raymond Barry manages to become the wealthy but ill-respected Barry Lyndon. With stunning cinematography that beautifully frames rural panoramas and 18th Century houses with delightful decorative detail, this cinematic period piece is so transporting it seems to predate the invention of the camera.

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Film opens on Wed, Apr 10

35MM - Jaffe Art Theatre

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THE SEARCHERS in 35MM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 59 minutes

Perhaps one of the best westerns of all time, THE SEARCHERS captures the complexities of the post-civil war frontier as the meeting point of wilderness and civilization. Ethan Edwards (John Wayne), an ex-confederate soldier who believes in bullets over words, embarks on a quests to save his kidnapped niece from the Comanches. Paving the way for the Anti-hero films of the 1970s, John Wayne’s fantastic performance walks the line between heroism and madness. With phenomenal directing by John Ford, this cutting edge classic uncovers th..

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Film opens on Mon, Apr 22

35MM

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LOLITA - Heeere's Kubrick!

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 33 minutes

An early film from Stanley Kubrick, and featuring an all-star cast, this dark comedy follows the story of a middle-aged college professor who becomes infatuated with a fifteen-year-old girl. Kubrick’s acute mix of pathos and comedy, and Mason's mellifluous delivery of Nabokov's sparkling lines makes LOLITA a definitive depiction of tragic transgression.

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Film opens on Wed, Apr 17

35MM - Jaffe Art Theatre

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MONTY PYTHON'S LIFE OF BRIAN

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 34 minutes

Returning to cinemas for it’s 40th Anniversary, in glorious standard definition and mono-sound, Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood's depiction of all things biblical with their 1979 feature film LIFE OF BRIAN. Highly controversial upon its original release and banned in several countries, the film is now frequently ranked as the greatest comedy feature of all time by magazines and media outlets around the world. As Monty Python member Terry Gilliam says, “It rips bare and makes you laug..

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Film opens on Thu, Apr 18

Jaffe Art Theatre

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DREAMGIRLS

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  2 hours 10 minutes

Director Bill Condon brings Tom Eyen's Tony award-winning Broadway musical to the big screen in a tale of dreams, stardom, and the high cost of success in the cutthroat recording industry. Featuring an all-star cast (including Jennifer Hudson in her break-out role as Effie), DREAMGIRLS, complete with high-energy show stoppers such as “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” captures the challenges of fame, especially for black women in the 1960s.

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Film opens on Mon, May 13

CLASSICS - Jaffe Art Theatre

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ENTER THE DRAGON in 35MM

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 50 minutes

Recruited by an intelligence agency, outstanding martial arts student Lee (Bruce Lee) participates in a brutal karate tournament hosted by the evil Han. Don’t miss one of the first films to bring martial arts action to a mainstream audience, and Bruce Lee’s final film, on the big screen in 35MM.

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Film opens on Mon, May 27

35MM

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A STAR IS BORN (1954)

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 34 minutes

Judy Garland stars in this sensational 1954 version of A STAR IS BORN, featuring American standards by George Gershwin including “The Man that Got Away” and “It’s a New World.” An alcoholic film star (James Mason), on his last professional legs, gives a career boost to an unknown aspiring actress. As she rises to fame, his spirals downward into the bottle, in one of the grandest heartbreak dramas, filled with luscious musical sequences.

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Film opens on Mon, Jun 3

CLASSICS

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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND in 35MM

Village East Cinema
PG  |  2 hours 25 minutes

After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. Don’t miss Stephen Spielberg’s iconic UFO film, which laid the foundation for the alien encounter genre.

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Film opens on Mon, Jun 24

35MM

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FAME

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 14 minutes

Seven classes a day and a hot lunch. That's what New York City's High School for the Performing Arts guarantees. Stardom? That's something the school's teenage musicians, actors, dancers and dreamers strive for. Fame sings the body electric, celebrating the growing-up process of honing talent, confronting realities, finding love, living life. Director Alan Parker brings an energetic style to the crisscrossing stories of students (including future Academy Award winner Irene Cara, Paul McCrane and Barry Miller). Nominated for six Aca..

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Film opens on Mon, Jul 1

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FOOTLOOSE

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 47 minutes

One of the ultimate dance musicals, a city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace. Featuring catchy rock & roll songs culminating into the iconic final dance scene, this vibrant 1980s musical remains to be a joyful cultural touchstone.

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Film opens on Mon, Jul 1

CLASSICS

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CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF in 35MM

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 28 minutes

Based on the famous Tennesee Williams play, this absorbing drama and six-time Oscar nominee centers on a wealthy southern family where the family members lust over the fortune of their dying patriarch. Truly a classic masterpiece, this film teases audiences by unravelling layers and layers of secrets through phenomenal writing and spectacular performances from Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman and Burl Ives.

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Film opens on Mon, Jul 22

35MM

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THE BODYGUARD

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 9 minutes

A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to an R&B singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's. Featuring an incredible score, THE BODYGUARD debuted Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You,” becoming an instant sensation, and iconic 1980s love ballad.

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Film opens on Mon, Aug 5

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DOG DAY AFTERNOON in 35MM

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 10 minutes

On the blistering afternoon of August 22, 1972, two optimistic losers attempt to rob a Brooklyn bank -- the frantic master-mind Sonny (Academy Award-winner Al Pacino) and his slow-witted buddy Sal (John Cazale). But then the cops arrive. The crowds arrive. The TV cameras arrive. Even the pizza man arrives. As their heist turns into a circus, Sonny and Sal's notoriety grows, and their chances for survival shrink. Pacino teams with his "Serpico" director Sidney Lumet for a jolting comedy-drama that earned six Oscar nominations, inclu..

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Film opens on Mon, Aug 26

35MM

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THE MUSIC MAN

Village East Cinema
G  |  2 hours 31 minutes

A salesman cons his way through Rivercity Iowa, posing as a boy’s band leader, only to find the power of love and honesty. Meredith Wilson’s iconic score includes classics such “‘Til There was You,” “76 Trombones” and “Goodnight My Someone.” Elegantly sung by full ensemble including Shirley Jones, this splashy musical invites you to give Iowa a try.

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Film opens on Mon, Sep 2

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MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON in 35MM

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 9 minutes

Jean Arthur, James Stewart and Claude Rains star in Frank Capra's MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, the award-winning 1939 classic about an idealistic, small town senator who heads to Washington and suddenly finds himself single-handedly battling ruthless politicians out to destroy him. This stunning classic solidified Stewart's movie career, earning him his first Academy Award nomination. Receiving a total of eleven Oscar® nominations (including Best Picture and Best Director), and winning one (Best Motion Picture Story), MR. SMITH GO..

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Film opens on Mon, Sep 23

35MM

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SWEENY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 56 minutes

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, aka Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. With clever lyrics and a melodramatic score by Stephen Sondheim, this star-studded Tim Burton adaptation captures the darkness of this Macabre tale, while beckoning you to attend the Tale of Sweeny Todd.

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Film opens on Mon, Oct 7

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CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON in 35MM

Village East Cinema
G  |  1 hour 20 minutes

One of the most iconic science fiction movies of all-time, this groundbreaking classic showcases Hollywood magic at its best. When scientists exploring the Amazon River stumble upon a 'missing link' connecting humans and fish, they plan to capture it for later study. The creature has plans of his own, however, inspired by the lead scientist's (Richard Carlson) beautiful fiancée (Julie Adams). Well-acted and directed, and with Bud Westmore's brilliantly designed monster, CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON remains a masterpiece not only..

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Film opens on Mon, Oct 28

35MM

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BYE BYE BIRDIE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 52 minutes

This sensational teenie-bop musical follows the story of a 1950s rock star who is drafted into war. Before he leaves, he travels to Sweet Apple Ohio to bestow one last kiss to one of his fans, a sixteen-year old Kim McAfee, who just got pinned to Hugo Peabody. Filled with fun catchy tunes such as “An English Teacher,” “Honestly Sincere” and “Bye Bye Birdie,” this star-studded movie-musical is sure to make you “Put on a Happy Face.”

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Film opens on Mon, Nov 4

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SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS in 35MM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 4 minutes

1961's premiere "date" movie represented the screen debut of Warren Beatty. Set in the 1920s, William Inge's screenplay concerns the superheated romance between working-class high schooler Natalie Wood and rich kid Beatty. A prestigious, top-of-the-line, sensitively-handled melodrama, this classic is filled with cutting edge dialogue about the repression of teenage sexuality.

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Film opens on Mon, Nov 25

35MM

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SINGIN' IN THE RAIN

Village East Cinema
G  |  1 hour 43 minutes

Regarded as one of the best musicals in film, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN proves to be a timeless classic to this day. The film explores the struggles of a Hollywood production studio in the late 1920s as they are forced to transition to "talkies." With classic songs like “Make em’ Laugh” and “Good Morning” this wonderful musical comedy is a staple in cinematic history.

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Film opens on Mon, Dec 2

CLASSICS

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The BELLS OF ST. MARY'S in 35MM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 6 minutes

Bing Crosby repeats his Oscar-winning characterization of happy-go-lucky priest Father O'Malley who is sent to help out financially strapped St. Mary's Academy, a school presided over by lovely nun Sister Benedict (Ingrid Bergman). A huge hit at the box office, THE BELLS OF ST. MARY’S was nominated for nine Academy Awards and it has become a Christmas season tradition.

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Film opens on Mon, Dec 9

35MM