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COLD WAR

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 30 minutes

Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or nominee and Best Director winner COLD WAR is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, it’s the tale of a couple separated by politics, character flaws and unfortunate twists of fate — an impossible love story in impossible times. Directed by Pawel P..

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Film opens on Fri, Jan 25
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Goodfellas in 35MM

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 28 minutes

Martin Scorsese explores the life of organized crime with his gritty, kinetic adaptation of Nicolas Pileggi's best-selling Wiseguy, the true life account of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill. Directed and co-written by Martin Scorsese, it was chosen as 1990's Best Picture by the New York, Los Angeles, and National Societies of Film Critics and named to the American Film Institute's Top 100 American Films List. Electrifying performances abound, from a standout cast that includes Robert DeNiro, Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco Paul Sor..

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Film opens on Mon, Jan 28

35MM

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PIERCING

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 21 minutes

A man kisses his wife and baby goodbye and seemingly heads away on business, with a plan to check into a hotel, call an escort service, and kill an unsuspecting prostitute.

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Film opens on Fri, Feb 1
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SHARKWATER EXTINCTION

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 25 minutes

SHARKWATER EXTINCTION follows filmmaker Rob Stewart as he exposes the illegal shark fishing industry.

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Film opens on Fri, Feb 1
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BANG DREAM! 6TH LIVE: ROSELIA LIVE VIER

Village East Cinema
G  |  2 hours 2 minutes

“BanG Dream!” is a next generation girls band project, a mixed media franchise consisting of elements such as animation, comics, original songs and live performances. Furthermore, “BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!”, a mega-hit smartphone game that had its English version launched back in April last year, is centered around the world of “BanG Dream!” characters.One of the bands that appear in this game, "Roselia", had their voice talents perform live at the concert "Vier" at Stellar Ball in Shinagawa, Tokyo on November 7, 2018. This wa..

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Film opens on Sun, Feb 3

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

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THE KING AND I

Village East Cinema
G  |  2 hours 13 minutes

This visual and musical masterpiece features Yul Brynner's Academy Award winning performance, an unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein score, and brilliant choreography by Jerome Robbins. It tells the true story of an Englishwoman, Anna Leonowens (Deborah Kerr), who comes to Siam as schoolteacher to the royal court in the 1860's. Though she soon finds herself at odds with the stubborn monarch (Brynner), over time, Anna and the King stop trying to change each other and begin to understand one another.

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Film opens on Mon, Feb 4

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COMING TO AMERICA

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 57 minutes

Eddie Murphy stars as a pampered African prince Akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to America to find a new bride. Joined by his trusty sidekick (Arsenio Hall), the prince attempts to blend into American life, plunges into a job at a fast-food chain -- and romance with the boss's daughter. Thanks to Oscar-nominated makeup wizardry, Murphy and Hall play a range of colorful characters and cameos in this John Landis laugh-out-loud, pointed comedy.

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Film opens on Wed, Feb 6

BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK

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THE MUSIC CENTER PRESENTS: JONI 75 - A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 0 minutes

Join an incredible array of singers and musicians who came together to honor one of the world’s most remarkable artists, Joni Mitchell, on her 75th birthday. The entire tribute concert, along with special behind-the-scenes artist interviews, will be shown one night only, Thursday, February 7.

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Film opens on Thu, Feb 7

MUSIC DOCS AND CONCERT FILMS

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THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 38 minutes

Since WWII, Calvin Barr has lived with the secret that he was responsible for the assassination of Adolf Hitler. Now, decades later, the US government has called on him again for a new top-secret mission. Bigfoot has been living deep in the Canadian wilderness and is carrying a deadly plague that is now threatening to spread to the general population. Relying on the same skills that he honed during the war, Calvin must set out to save the free world yet again.

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Film opens on Fri, Feb 8
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UNTOGETHER

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 38 minutes

A modern romantic dramedy about feeling around in the dark for connection—as siblings, lovers, friends. And giving oneself permission to be ‘untogether’.

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Film opens on Fri, Feb 8
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TO DUST

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 40 minutes

Shmuel, a Hasidic cantor in Upstate New York, distraught by the untimely death of his wife, struggles to find religious solace, while secretly obsessing over how her body will decay. As a clandestine partnership develops with Albert, a local community college biology professor, the two embark on a darkly comic and increasingly literal undertaking into the underworld.

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Film opens on Fri, Feb 8
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DO THE RIGHT THING

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 5 minutes

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence. Directed by visionary filmmaker Spike Lee and featuring a stellar ensemble cast that includes Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Rosie Perez, and John Turturro, DO THE RIGHT THING is one of the most thought-provoking and groundbreaking films of the last 30 years.

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Film opens on Wed, Feb 13

BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK

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CASABLANCA

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 42 minutes

One of the most beloved American films, this captivating wartime adventure of romance and intrigue from director Michael Curtiz defies standard categorization. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

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Film opens on Thu, Feb 14

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A TUBA TO CUBA

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 24 minutes

A TUBA TO CUBA follows New Orleans’ famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they retrace their musical roots from the storied city of jazz to the shores of Cuba and in turn discover a connection that runs much deeper than could have been imagined.

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Film opens on Fri, Feb 15

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BANG DREAM! 6TH LIVE: DAY 2, POPPIN'PARTY: LET'S GO! POPPIN'PARTY!

Village East Cinema
G  |  2 hours 30 minutes

“BanG Dream!” is a next generation girls band project, a mixed media franchise consisting of elements such as animation, comics, original songs and live performances. Furthermore, “BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!”, a mega-hit smartphone game that had its English version launched back in April last year, is centered around the world of “BanG Dream!” characters.One of the bands that appear in this game, "Poppin'Party", had their voice talents perform live on Day 2 of BanG Dream! 6th LIVE, "Poppin'Party: Let's Go! Poppin'Party!". The co..

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Film opens on Sat, Feb 16
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CATVIDEOFEST 2019

Village East Cinema
G  |  1 hour 20 minutes

Each year, CatVideoFest curates a compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of every ticket sold will go to local cat charities around New York City. What better way for us humans to come together than by watching cats?  

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Film opens on Mon, Feb 18

Jaffe Art Theatre

Jaffe Art Theatre

Jaffe Art Theatre

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POETIC JUSTICE

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 49 minutes

Superstar Janet Jackson makes her stunning film debut in director John Singleton's love story, POETIC JUSTICE. A mismatched pair pushed together on a road trip from South Central L.A. to Oakland, Justice (Jackson) and Lucky (Tupac Shakur) have only one thing in common: they can't stand each other. But as their friends Lesha and Chicago (Regina King and Joe Torry) fight and make up in the back of the van, Justice and Lucky find themselves reluctantly drawn together. Featuring the music of Naughty by Nature and Tony! Toni! Tone! and..

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Film opens on Wed, Feb 20

BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK

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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

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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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COMBAT OBSCURA

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 10 minutes

For years, Miles Lagoze served in Afghanistan as a Combat Camera, shooting footage and editing videos for Marine Corps recruiting purposes. In this devastating film, Lagoze assembles his own footage and that of his fellow combat cameramen into a never-before-seen look at the daily life of Marines from the ultimate insider's point of view. More than a mere compilation of violence, the edit ingeniously repurposes the original footage to reveal the intensity and paradoxes of war in an age of ubiquitous cameras, when all soldiers can r..

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Film opens on Fri, Mar 15
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MAZE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 32 minutes

Based on the true story of the 1983 mass break-out of 38 prisoners from the HMP Maze high security prison, Maze is a gripping prison break film that follows the relationship between two men on opposite sides of the prison bars.

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Film opens on Fri, Mar 22
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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

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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

CLASSICS

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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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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

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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

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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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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

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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