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PRINCESS MONONOKE - Studio Ghibli Festival

PRINCESS MONONOKE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 14 minutes

PRINCESS MONONOKE is a landmark in animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods, and nature, the film has been universally acclaimed by critics and broke box office records in Japan. Don’t miss this fantastic film about a girl raised by wolf-gods who proves herself to be a force of nature – with blood smeared lips, riding bareback on a great white wolf, doing battle with both gods and humans—and a cultural icon.

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Film opens on Tue, Jun 19

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

7:00 PMSold Out

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HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: MOMMIE DEAREST INTERACTIVE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: MOMMIE DEAREST INTERACTIVE

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 9 minutes

Hedda Lettuce presents MOMMIE DEAREST, starring Faye Dunaway as the legendary Joan Crawford. This special event -- a mélange of Rocky Horror and Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit -- will terrify and entertain audiences young and old. Hedda Lettuce weaves her way in and out of the film, interacting with it, while pianist Rachel Kaufman underscores the drama, highlighting the insanity of Faye Dunaway’s performance.  About the film:The now-legendary tale of Hollywood superstar Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway) and the lengths she wen..

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Film opens on Wed, Jun 20

HEDDA LETTUCE - Jaffe Art Theatre

NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND - Studio Ghibli Festival

NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 56 minutes

NAUSICAA, the debut film from Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki tells the story of a young princess, both brave and innocent, whose love for all living things and passion for understanding the processes of nature lead her into danger, sacrifice, and eventual triumph. Set in a devastated future world decimated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects, there is no good or evil, but rather conflicting viewpoints, weaknesses, and power struggles. Considered to be his best masterpiece, Miyazaki’s NAUSICAA is awe-inspiring and..

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Film opens on Tue, Jun 26

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BRAZIL - Director's Cut in 35MM

BRAZIL - Director's Cut in 35MM

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 22 minutes

Hailed for its groundbreaking visual effects and satirical story, BRAZIL is one of the most highly regarded films of all time and a bona fide cult classic. Jonathan Pryce stars as Sam Lowry, a grey-suited government clerk who finds his life turned upside-down when he gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. Categorized as an enemy of the state, Sam is propelled into a surreal romance with the woman of his dreams, who may also be a terrorist. Co-starring Robert De Niro and Michael Palin, director Terry Gilliam's modern masterpi..

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Film opens on Wed, Jun 27

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PORCO ROSSO - Studio Ghibli Festival

PORCO ROSSO - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 34 minutes

This unsung treasure from Hayao Miyazaki nestles a tale of morality and identity inside a soaring airborne adventure — a tribute to early aviation and the reckless flyboys whose home was the open sky. Set in a mid-war Italy swept by fascism, the film follows the life of Marco, a world-weary flying ace-turned bounty hunter who plies his trade above the waters of the Adriatic. Somewhere along the way a curse has transformed Marco’s head into the head of a pig, reflecting his loss of faith in humanity. Marco meets his polar opposite i..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 3

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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MOULIN ROUGE !

MOULIN ROUGE !

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  2 hours 7 minutes

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, Christian (Ewan McGregor), leaves his bourgeois past to venture through the bohemian underworld of Paris, only to fall into a tragic passionate romance with the courtesan Satine (Nicole Kidman). This dazzling pastiche of lucious sets, classic dialogue and rock and roll music makes MOULIN ROUGE! one of the greatest movie spectacles of this generation.

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Film opens on Mon, Jul 9

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MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO - Studio Ghibli Festival

MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 26 minutes

One of the most endearing and internationally renowned films of all time, MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO is a deceptively simple tale of two girls who move to a new house in the countryside. They soon discover that the surrounding forests are home to a family of Totoros, gentle but powerful creatures who live in a huge and ancient camphor tree and are seen only by children. Based on his own childhood imaginings, Hayao Miyazaki directs this superbly animated children’s tale about humankind’s relationship with the Earth, from legendary Japanese..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 10

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STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Jaffe Art Theatre

ATTACK ON TITAN SEASON 3 EPISODE 1

ATTACK ON TITAN SEASON 3 EPISODE 1

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 21 minutes

Eren’s battle against the Titans rages on! After fighting the Female Titan, he has no time to rest as a hoard approaches Wall Rose. A new war begins and as they face the threat to humanity, they begin to unearth terrifying secrets. What are the Titans really and where they get their power – and who’s really on their side? Followed by the world premiere of Season 3 episode 1!

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 10

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KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE - Studio Ghibli Festival

KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 42 minutes

From Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of Kiki, a resourceful young witch that sets out on a year-long apprenticeship with her chatty black cat in tow. Landing in a seaside village, she uses her broom and her flying ability to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight and the ability to talk to her cat in a moment of self-doubt. This imaginative film is a beautiful, timeless story of a young girl finding her way in the world.

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 17

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HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: FEMALE TROUBLE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: FEMALE TROUBLE

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 29 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents FEMALE TROUBLE, an interactive event the likes of Rocky Horror meets Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit. With comedy, and commentary, Hedda highlights the highs, lows, and absurdities of this 1970s film.About the film:From director John Waters (PINK FLMAINGOS, HAIRSPRAY) comes the riotously funny tale of Dawn Davenport’s life from her youth as a bad-girl go-go dancer to the electric chair. Join us for this hilariously outrageous liquid-eye-liner filled film where crime..

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 18

HEDDA LETTUCE - Jaffe Art Theatre

MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS

MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  1 hour 55 minutes

From Anime director, Mari Okada (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day and Anthem of the Heart) comes this magical story of Maquia. Maquie is a creature of the Iolph clan, a group of ageless beings. When an invading territory separates Maquia from her clan, Maquia explores the mortal world and discovers orphaned human baby, Erial. Although her elders warn her from loving anyone outside their clan, Maquia takes Erial in as her own child. As Erial grows up, he seeks to reconnect with Maquia’s lost Iolph friends who were torn apart by t..

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 20

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TALES FROM EARTHSEA - Studio Ghibli Festival

TALES FROM EARTHSEA - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  1 hour 55 minutes

In the land of Earthsea, crops are dwindling, dragons have reappeared and humanity is giving way to chaos. TALES FROM EARTHSEA follows Lord Archmage Sparrowhawk, a master wizard, and Arren, a troubled young prince, on a tale of redemption and self-discovery as they search for the force behind the mysterious imbalance that threatens to destroy the world. Enjoy the adventure in this charming animated film directed by Goro Miyazaki, son of Studio Ghibli founder and Oscar winner, Hayao Miyazaki.

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 24

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS in 35MM

INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS in 35MM

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 38 minutes

This thinly-veiled examination of McCarthy Era hysteria follows the story of a Californian doctor who discovers an alien plot to take over the earth by methodically replacing humankind with zombie-like pod people. One of the best political allegories of 1950s, INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS is an efficient and chilling blend of sci-fi and horror not to be missed.

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 25

CLASSICS - Jaffe Art Theatre

CASTLE IN THE SKY - Studio Ghibli Festival

CASTLE IN THE SKY - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 4 minutes

Academy Award winner Hayao Miyazaki’s CASTLE IN THE SKY, tells the story of a young girl whose mysterious crystal pendant falls out of the sky and into the arms and life of young Pazu. Together they search for a floating island in the sky, the site of a long-dead civilization promising enormous wealth and power to those who can unlock its secrets. CASTLE IN THE SKY is an early masterpiece of storytelling and filmmaking with an incredibly imaginative and ornately detailed vision.

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 31

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA - Studio Ghibli Festival

THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 17 minutes

Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork decades in the making. Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. A powerful and sweeping epic that redefines the limits of animated storytelling, THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA marks..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 7

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS

THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 54 minutes

Dolly Parton belts out this this Hit Broadway musical as the madame in a popular brother. When the brothel is threatened with a shutdown by Texan authorities, the brothel enlists the local Sheriff (Burt Reynolds) to keep it open. Filled with stunning glittering costumes and fun western music, this bawdy good-time musical is not to be missed.

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Film opens on Mon, Aug 13

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SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 5 minutes

Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped redefine the possibilities of animation for American audiences. Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, ten-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dream-like spirit world where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods. Here she encounters a vast menagerie of impossibly inventive characters — shape-shifting phantoms and spirit — and must find the inner st..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 14

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. But after this chance encounter, the young girl is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl’s magical moving castle. As the true power of Howl’s wizardry is revealed, and his relationship with Sophie deepens, our young grey heroine finds he..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 21

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: TRUTH OR DARE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: TRUTH OR DARE

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 11 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce presents TRUTH OR DARE, an interactive event the likes of Rocky Horror meets Mystery Science Theater with barbed wit.  About the film:Follow Glamor Queen Madonna through her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990. Don't miss this exclusive look at the life of this iconic pop star.

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 22

HEDDA LETTUCE - Jaffe Art Theatre

THE THING in 35mm

THE THING in 35mm

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 49 minutes

Horror-meister John Carpenter (Halloween, Escape From New York) teams Kurt Russell’s outstanding performance with incredible visuals to build this chilling version of the classic THE THING. In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Once unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and becomes one of them.

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 29

CLASSICS - Jaffe Art Theatre

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL - Studio Ghibli Festival

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes

From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli (PONYO, SPIRITED AWAY) comes this uniquely inspired coming-of-age story from Goro Miyazaki and Hayao Miyazaki. Set in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centers on the budding romance of Umi and Shun as they join forces to save their high school's ramshackle clubhouse from demolition. The top-grossing Japanese film of 2011 and winner of the Japan Academy Prize for Animation, FROM UP ON POPPY HILL captures the innocence of new love and the beauty of Yokohama’s harbor and lush s..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 28

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

7:00 PMSold Out

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

OKLAHOMA!

OKLAHOMA!

Village East Cinema
G  |  2 hours 25 minutes

Join us for this classic musical milestone. This ground-breaking musical features stunning vistas of blue sky and green prairie proving what a beautiful morning can be. With glorious music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, and an infectiously charming story, OKLAHOMA! is a musical you cain’t say no to seeing.

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Film opens on Mon, Sep 10

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THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN in 35MM

THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN in 35MM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 15 minutes

Acclaimed sci-fi thriller director, James Whale continues the story of the most iconic monster of all time as he searches for a Bride. Filmed with dynamic German expressionist cinematography, this landmark film is a delightful blend of dark humor and horror. Don’t miss this classic macabre satire in its original format!

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Film opens on Wed, Sep 26

CLASSICS - Jaffe Art Theatre

MEAN GIRLS

MEAN GIRLS

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  1 hour 37 minutes

Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) transfers to a new school, where she navigates girl world by joining the plastics, the A-list clique headed by alpha Plastic Regina George (Rachel McAdams). This fetch comedy written by Tina Fey, is truly a hysterical classic loaded with iconic lines from “You Go Glenn Coco” to “On Wednesdays we wear pink.”

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Film opens on Wed, Oct 3

MOVIE MILESTONES - Jaffe Art Theatre

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  1 hour 34 minutes

Look out, here comes Audrey II back on the big screen! Don’t miss this rockin’ dark musical comedy featuring Rick Moranis as a nerdy florist who grows a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

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Film opens on Mon, Oct 8

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

Village East Cinema
G  |  3 hours 1 minute

Israeli actor Topol repeats his London stage role in this film adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical sensation. Featuring fantastic classics like “Matchmaker,” “Tradition” and “If I Were A Rich Man,” this musical is a joyous celebration of roots and culture in an ever-changing world.

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Film opens on Mon, Nov 12

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MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 53 minutes

Judy Garland stars in this classic musical that takes place at the turn of the 20th century right before the World’s Fair in St. Louis. With unforgettable numbers like “The Boy Next Door,” “Clang Clang Clang Went the Trolley” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” this family drama musical is a wonderful holiday treat!

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Film opens on Mon, Dec 10

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