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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

THE WIFE

THE WIFE

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 40 minutes

Joan Castleman is a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty, the perfect devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humor. Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises and Joan's reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan's coup..

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 28

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THE HEALER

THE HEALER

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 53 minutes

A young man discovers suddenly to have the gift of healing. Trying to understand it and the new reality that it offers, a teenage girl with terminal cancer unexpectedly will show him the way.

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 28

LIZZIE

LIZZIE

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 45 minutes

Academy Award® nominee Chloë Sevigny (BOYS DON'T CRY) stars as Lizzie Borden, the notorious woman at the heart of one of the most enduring mysteries in American history. After a lifetime of loneliness, Lizzie finds a kindred spirit in housemaid Bridget Sullivan (Kristen Stewart) and their secret intimacy sparks an unthinkable act. Director Craig William Macneill (THE BOY) explores the days leading up to the savage crimes in a dark tale of repression, exploitation and thwarted dreams.

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 28

THE SAMUEL PROJECT

THE SAMUEL PROJECT

Village East Cinema
PG-13  |  1 hour 33 minutes

With dreams of becoming an artist, a teen (Ryan Ochoa) makes his grandfather, Samuel (Hal Linden), the subject of an animated art project. The high school senior then discovers that his Jewish grandpa, a dry cleaner in San Diego, was heroically saved by a young woman from Nazi capture in Germany when he was a boy. In The Samuel Project, art unearths an amazing story that was never told and three generations come together. Directed by award-winning filmmaker, Marc Fusco.

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Film opens on Thu, Sep 27

SCIENCE FAIR

SCIENCE FAIR

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 30 minutes

National Geographic Documentary Films’ SCIENCE FAIR follows nine high school students from around the globe as they navigate rivalries, setbacks and, of course, hormones, on their journey to compete at The International Science and Engineering Fair.

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 28

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

REAR WINDOW

REAR WINDOW

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 55 minutes

One of Alfred Hitchcock's very best efforts, REAR WINDOW is a crackling suspense film where the protagonist is a seemingly ordinary man who gets himself in trouble for his secret desires. Laid up with a broken leg, photojournalist L.B. Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to his tiny apartment. To pass the time between visits from his nurse and his fashion model girlfriend (Grace Kelly), the binocular-wielding Jeffries stares through the rear window of his apartment and casually concocts a scenario in which a neighbor across the co..

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Film opens on Thu, Oct 4

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BAYOU CAVIAR

BAYOU CAVIAR

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 52 minutes

Oscar® winner Cuba Gooding Jr.’s directorial debut is a thrilling story of sex, murder and revenge set in Louisiana. Also starring Oscar® winner Richard Dreyfus, Famke Janssen (X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST) and Katharine McPhee (SCORPION).

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 5
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LIVING IN THE FUTURE'S PAST

LIVING IN THE FUTURE'S PAST

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 35 minutes

What kind of future to we want to live in? Jeff Bridges presents this beautifully photographed 4K tour de force of original thinking on who we are and the life challenges we face. This film upends our previous conceived notions, and provides original insights into our subconscious motivations, the unintended consequences, and how our fundamental nature influences our future as Humankind.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 5

A STAR IS BORN

A STAR IS BORN

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 16 minutes

Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper directs and stars alongside award-winning music superstar Lady Gaga in this reimagination of the tragic love story, A STAR IS BORN. Musician Jackson Maine (Cooper) discovers—and falls in love with—struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

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Film opens on Thu, Oct 4

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TROUBLE

TROUBLE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 40 minutes

TROUBLE is a rollicking comedy about two siblings who stop at nothing to outwit one another. That fact that the dueling brother and sister in this case are middle- aged, but still feel a rivalry that most adults have long outgrown, makes theirs a particularly high-stakes conflict. Academy Award-winner Anjelica Huston stars as Maggie, a tough-as-nails widow who fights to hold onto the beautiful wooded farm in rural Vermont where she was raised and still lives, while Bill Pullman plays her ne’er-do-well brother, Ben, who plots to sel..

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 5
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LOVING PABLO

LOVING PABLO

Village East Cinema
R  |  2 hours 5 minutes

LOVING PABLO chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar (Javier Bardem), and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo (Penélope Cruz) throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 5
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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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SHADOW OF A DOUBT

SHADOW OF A DOUBT

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 48 minutes

One of Alfred Hitchcock’s first masterpieces, A SHADOW OF A DOUBT is back on the big screen! This critically acclaimed psychological thriller stars Joseph Cotton as Uncle Charlie, a calculating and charming killer who hides out in his relatives' small hometown, and befriends her favorite niece and namesake, Young Charlie (Teresa Wright). But when she begins to suspect Uncle Charlie is the famed Merry Widow murderer, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.

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Film opens on Thu, Oct 11

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STELLA'S LAST WEEKEND

STELLA'S LAST WEEKEND

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 41 minutes

Oliver (Alex Wolff) is a Queens high school senior who is madly in love with Violet (Paulina Singer), a fellow classmate who is the girl of his dreams. Oliver’s older brother, Jack (Nat Wolff), is not so lucky with his love life, having made a real connection with a girl several months earlier, who suddenly dropped him without any explanation. When Jack comes home from college for a special celebration of Stella, the family’s beloved but aging dog, he soon discovers that the girl who broke his heart is the very same Violet who has..

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 12
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LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE PART 1

LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE PART 1

Village East Cinema
PG  |  2 hours 0 minutes

Ray, Anna, Tyler, Halle, and Eisuke are normal university students enjoying college life and pursueing their dreams. Unlike most college students, this group of friends have a secret mission to fight against an invading aliens species knowns as Reptilians from Outer Space. When Tyler goes missing after falling through a trap planted by the vicious alien, Dahar, Ray travels back in time to save him. Meanwhile, Alpha, the God of the Earth, is planning to create a new civilization on Earth so that he can invite Empress Zamza and her f..

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Film opens on Sun, Oct 14

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: CARRIE

HEDDA LETTUCE PRESENTS: CARRIE

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 38 minutes

New York City’s Premiere Drag Queen Hedda Lettuce oresents one of the teen horror genre’s true classics, CARRIE in an interactive event the likes of Rocky Horror meets Mystery Science Theatre with barbed wit. Filmmaker Brian De Palma’s adaptation of Stephen King’s first novel is a horrifying look at supernatural powers, high school cruelty, and teen angst. Sissy Spacek stars as a shy teenager who is the butt of practical jokes at her small-town high school. After her class mates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally..

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Film opens on Wed, Oct 17

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STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 43 minutes

Bruno Anthony thinks he has the perfect plot to rid himself of his hated father when he meets tennis player Guy Haines in STRANGERS ON A TRAIN. Guy is trapped in an unhappy marriage, and Bruno reveals that he feels trapped by his father, and proposes the theory of "exchange murders." Suppose that Bruno were to murder Guy's wife, and Guy in exchange were to kill Bruno's father? Guy takes this as a joke, but Bruno takes things into his own hands when Guy arrives home to find his wife murdered.

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Film opens on Thu, Oct 18

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ON HER SHOULDERS

ON HER SHOULDERS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 34 minutes

Sundance Film Festival Directing Award winner and Grand Jury Prize nominee ON HER SHOULDERS centers on Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, who survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people. Away from the podium, she must navigate bureaucracy, fame and people’s good intentions.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 19

AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN

AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 48 minutes

Lulu Danger's unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform an event called "An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn; For One Magical Night Only."

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 19
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THE SUPER

THE SUPER

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 30 minutes

When a former cop takes a new job as a superintendent in an expensive Manhattah hi-rise apartment building, tenants begin disappearing with alarming frequency. He fears that a murderer may be roaming its eerie corridors and putting his daughters' lives in danger. 

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 19
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THE 39 STEPS

THE 39 STEPS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 26 minutes

Debonair bachelor, Richard Haney (Robert Donat) is thrown into a murder mystery when a seductive spy is murdered in his flat. As he escapes from the law and ventures through the Scottish countryside in search of the true murderer, he stumbles upon red herrings, villains and love. With iconic moments that inspired later Hitchcock films like NORTH BY NORTHWEST and STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, THE 39 STEPS is considered a milestone in suspenseful thrillers.

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Film opens on Thu, Oct 25

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A BREAD FACTORY: PART TWO

A BREAD FACTORY: PART TWO

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 0 minutes

At The Bread Factory, they rehearse the Greek play, Hecuba. But the real theatrics are outside the theater where the town has been invaded by bizarre tourists and mysterious tech start-up workers. There is a new normal in Checkford, if it is even really Checkford any longer.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 26
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WEED THE PEOPLE

WEED THE PEOPLE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 34 minutes

By federal law, the possession of Cannabis is illegal in the United States, forcing desperate parents to obtain cannabis oil from underground sources to save their children from childhood cancers. “Weed the People” follows these families through uncharted waters as they take their children’s survival into their own hands. Some of their miraculous outcomes beget the unsettling question at the heart of the film: If weed is truly saving lives, why doesn’t the government want people to access it?

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 26
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A BREAD FACTORY: PART ONE

A BREAD FACTORY: PART ONE

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 2 minutes

After 40 years of running their community arts center, The Bread Factory, Dorothea and Greta are suddenly fighting for survival when a celebrity couple— performance artists from China—come to Checkford and build an enormous complex down the street catapulting big changes in their small town.

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 26
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3100: RUN AND BECOME

3100: RUN AND BECOME

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 30 minutes

What would you do to transform your life? How far would you go for a metamorphosis? The most elusive, elite multi-day race in the world, the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, takes place in Queens, New York each summer. The Race promises personal expansion, and participants come from around the world to shatter their limitations and discover a deeper sense of self. We follow Aspirants of the Highest from three cultures whose own narratives parallel that of one 3100 Mile Runner. These three heroic Aspirants (Shaun Martin-Navajo, Ga..

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Film opens on Fri, Oct 26
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PSYCHO

PSYCHO

Village East Cinema
R  |  1 hour 49 minutes

Alfred Hitchcock's landmark masterpiece of the macabre stars Anthony Perkins as the troubled Norman Bates, whose old dark house and adjoining motel are not the place to spend a quiet evening. When Marion Crane, spectacularly played by Janet Leigh, ends up at the Bates Motel after making off with $40,000 cash, there's hardly a film fan alive who doesn't know what happens next. First a private detective, then Marion's sister, search for her as the horror and suspense mount to a terrifying climax where the mysterious killer is finally..

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Film opens on Wed, Oct 31

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THE GRIEF OF OTHERS

THE GRIEF OF OTHERS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 43 minutes

The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, responding to the unnamed tensions around them, begin to act out. But as the family members scatter into private, isolating grief, an unexpected visitor arrives, and they find themselves growing more alert to the hurt, humor, warmth, and burdens of others—to the grief that is part of every human life but that also carries within i..

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Film opens on Fri, Nov 2
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DAUGHTERS OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION

DAUGHTERS OF THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 20 minutes

The never-before-told story of Suzanne Mitchell, the fiercely-loyal den mother of the original Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Seen by many as regressive and exploitative, this diverse sisterhood of small-town "girls next door" became a controversial pop culture phenomenon at the height of the Sexual Revolution, changing the game of football -- and America -- forever.

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Film opens on Fri, Nov 2
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WEIGHTLESS

WEIGHTLESS

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 33 minutes

Alessandro Nivola, Julianne Nicholson, and Johnny Knoxville star in this haunting drama of a man, living on the margins of society, who suddenly finds himself responsible for a ten year-old son whom he hasn’t seen since infancy. An alienated loner who can barely take care of himself, he struggles to forge a relationship with this lonely, at-risk child.

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Film opens on Fri, Nov 9
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THEY FIGHT

THEY FIGHT

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 15 minutes

Following a long prison term and the tragic murder of his teenage son, recovering drug addict Walter Manigan steers the youth of his Southeast D.C. neighborhood in a positive direction through an after school boxing program.

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Film opens on Fri, Nov 9
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LIZ AND THE BLUEBIRD

LIZ AND THE BLUEBIRD

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 30 minutes

The latest film by Naoko Yamada (A SILENT VOICE) comes to theatres to touch the hearts of audiences around the world. Based on the anime series, LIZ AND THE BLUEBIRD focuses on two high school friends, Mizore Yoroizuka and Nozomi Kasaki, in their last band competition. To end their high school career, the two musicians play “Liz and the Blue Bird”, featuring an elaborate oboe and flutist solo. While the song is supposed to showcase their strong friendship, their parts sound disjointed, underscoring a growing distance between them,..

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Film opens on Sat, Nov 10

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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. Don't miss this classic on the big screen again!

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Film opens on Mon, Nov 12

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HEART, BABY!

HEART, BABY!

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 51 minutes

HEART, BABY! is the true story of George and Doc, best friends from reform school to life in prison where George becomes an unbeatable prison boxer, with songwriter Doc as his cornerman. When George is offered freedom to fight in the 1984 Olympics he shocks everyone by turning it down, sending Doc on a journey to discover the true meaning of friendship, faith, and heart.

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Film opens on Fri, Nov 16
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WRITE WHEN YOU GET TO WORK

WRITE WHEN YOU GET TO WORK

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 39 minutes

A thorny romantic comedy set in New York. It’s the story of Ruth Duffy (Rachel Keller), a young woman working to put her tumultuous teenage years behind her and establish a life and career on the Upper East Side. And it’s the story of Jonny Collins (Finn Wittrock), the man Ruth least wants to see again but whose new efforts to infiltrate her life and heart seem thoroughly unimpeded by locks, doors, or inhibition. Theirs is a love story that becomes a heist and is, above all, a tale of mischief, love, and money.

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Film opens on Fri, Nov 23
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CITIZEN KANE in 35MM

CITIZEN KANE in 35MM

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 59 minutes

Don’t miss this Orson Wells classic on the Big screen in 35mm. This gripping drama follows the aftermath of the death of a publishing tycoon, where news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance, Rosebud. A visual marvel filled expressionistic deep-focus cinematography, and a rich explosion of interpersonal narrative, CITIZEN KANE is truly a cinematic masterpiece.

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Film opens on Wed, Nov 28

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ANDY IRONS: KISSED BY GOD

ANDY IRONS: KISSED BY GOD

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 40 minutes

A film about bipolar disorder and opioid addiction as seen through the life of three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons. Andy struggled with the same demons that millions of people worldwide battle with daily. Andy was an incredible presence on the world stage as the "People's Champion." He was the pride of Hawaii and revered around the world for his blue collar rise to fame and success. However, many were unaware of his internal battles that led to his demise. As the opioid crisis rises to a national emergency in the United Sta..

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Film opens on Fri, Dec 7
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NONA

NONA

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 32 minutes

A girl from Honduras meets Hecho, who promises to get her safely to America to reunite with her mother. Instead, Nona faces a perilous journey when he doesn't deliver on that promise.

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Film opens on Fri, Dec 7
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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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IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE in 35mm

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE in 35mm

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 10 minutes

Frank Capra's holiday classic features Donna Reed and Jimmy Stewart in a touching tale of hope and compassion. Stewart stars as George Bailey, a depressed businessman who is saved at the last minute by a guardian angel who shows him what life would be like if he weren't around. One of Capra's most beloved and enduring films, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE earned five Academy Award nominations including Best Picture.

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Film opens on Wed, Dec 19
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DESTROYER

DESTROYER

Village East Cinema
TBA  |  2 hours 3 minutes

DESTROYER follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell (Oscar winner Nicole Kidman) who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

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Film opens on Tue, Dec 25
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