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BOTH SIDES OF THE BLADE

Aug 11 to Aug 14
Thursday thru Sunday 5pm ONLY!

Dir. Claire Denis - 2022 - 116m - France - In French with English Subtitles - No Matinees

Juliette Binoche is Sara, a radio presenter whose life spirals out of control when she becomes involved in a passionate love triangle involving her former boyfriend and current who are planning to work together at Sports Agency. From acclaimed writer-director Claire Denis (BEAU TRAVAIL, TROUBLE EVERY DAY, WHITE MATERIAL, LET THE SUNSHINE IN).

"This is shrewd, distinctive filmmaking that challenges your own perceptions throughout." - Randy Myers, San Jose Mercury News

"Human beings can be really complicated. And thankfully, there are filmmakers around like Claire Denis who make films such as Both Sides of the Blade to remind us of that complexity." - Josh Kupecki, Austin Chronicle

"Claire Denis and Juliette Binoche, who have now made three films together, are a match made in a gloriously idiosyncratic heaven." - Stephanie Zacharek, TIME Magazine

"I did really like it. Claire Denis has a way of telling these stories with a temperament that's both cruel and flaming." - Amy Nicholson, FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)

TOP CRITIC

"It’s one of the best movies of the year, if not the best. It’s simply too good to miss." - Alison Lanier, Pajiba

In this incredible film, Denis forces us to ask if romantic love is simply an idealization of human perfection. It’s a scary thought." - Chad Byrnes, LA Weekly/Village Voice

"No living director so evocatively photographs a tangle of limbs, or is as adept at capturing the electric charge of two people sharing a small physical space." - Sean Burns, The ARTery

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MEDUSA

Aug 11 to Aug 14
Thursday to Sunday 7:30pm

Dir. Anita Rocha da Silveira - 2022 - 128m - Brazil - In Portuguese with English subtitles

Mari and her friends broadcast their spiritual devotion through pastel pinks and catchy evangelical songs about purity and perfection, but underneath it all they harbor a deep rage. By day they hide behind their manicured facade, and by night they form a masked, vigilante girl gang, prowling the streets in search of sinners who have deviated from the rightful path.

After an attack goes wrong, leaving Mari scarred and unemployed, her view of community, religion, and her peers begin to shift. Nightmares of repressed desires and haunting visions of alluring temptation become undeniable and the urge to scream and release her paralyzing inner demons is more powerful than ever before. A neon-tinged genre-bender that gives provocative form to the overwhelming feminine fury coursing through modern life, MEDUSA dares us not to look away.

“An electrifying work of art that elevates its already elevated pop influences, a transcendental tableau of the true-life horror of female oppression.” - Michael Talbot-Haynes, Film Threat

“A powerful contemporary reimagining of the girl gang movie. Wild, glamorous, and marked with a dark, slick fury” - Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, AWFJ

"Hallucinatory visuals! A transgressive blend that targets outdated mores" - Kathleen Sachs, Chicago Reader

"Essential Viewing" - Rosa Parra, Latinx Lens

"A stylistically bold satire of Brazilian youth in thrall to reactionary trends" - Dennis Harvey, Variety

"Gorgeous cinematography... propulsive synth beats... and stellar performances." - Jared Mobarak, The Film Stage

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MAD GOD - Special Impromptu Encore!

Aug 12
Friday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Phil Tippett - 2022 - 83m

FROM TWO TIME ACADEMY AWARD WINNER PHIL TIPPET, A CINEMATIC LEGEND OF NON-CGI ANIMATION!

A corroded diving bell descends amidst a ruined city and the Assassin emerges from it to explore a labyrinth of bizarre landscapes inhabited by freakish denizens.

MAD GOD is a fully practical stop-motion film set in a Miltonesque world of monsters, mad scientists, and war pigs.

In 1987, legendary visual effects and stop-motion craftsman Phil Tippett embarked upon an ambitious personal project, fabricating and animating a darkly surreal world in which the creatures and nightmares of his imagination could roam free.  Phil produced dozens of environments and hundreds of puppets for the project, filling notebook after notebook with thousands of detailed sketches and storyboards. 

Decades after the success of Tippett Studio forced production into stasis, a group of animators at Tippett Studio came upon boxes of shelved props and puppets.  After viewing the original footage, they convinced Phil to resurrect the project.  The small group began volunteering their weekends to MAD GOD, and before long it had snowballed into a crew of more than 60 artists.  A wildly successful KickStarter campaign provided funding for materials and equipment.

Each piece of MAD GOD is hand crafted, independent and created from the heart.  Sometimes that heart is bursting with love for the craft, while other times it's macabre, punctured, and bleeding. MAD GOD is a mature film crafted from techniques & technologies that span the history of cinema and the career of a true animation mastermind.

"A mad opus from one of American cinema's liveliest minds." - The Film Stage

"Phil brings humanity and empathy to every character he creates" - Kathleen Kennedy (President of Lucasfilm)

"Mad God exudes devotion, with every frame carrying decades worth of ideas and craft." - IndieWire

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KEEP IN THE DARK - An Advanced Screening

Aug 13
Saturday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Carlo Armendariz - 2022 - 70m - ALL SEATS $5

Rosilyn Productions presents "Keep in the Dark '' A Film by Carlo Armendariz Starring Sydney Carvill and introducing Lo Weaver and Cindy Marie.

Keep, a young artistic woman picks up a house-sitting gig one weekend at a rural home away from the city. After an unsettling encounter with a creepy neighbor she has a gut suspicion she is being stalked. In an attempt to get through the weekend safely, Keep soon realizes a stalker may be the least of her worries.

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LITTLE BIG MAN

Aug 13
Saturday 12:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Arthur Penn - 1970 - 139m - ALL SEATS $8

A SOVEREIGN MIND / NATIVEZINE PRESENTATION SPONSORED BY AMERICANS FOR INDIAN OPPORTUNITY WITH ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP BY LOCALS BASEMENT FILMS!

**Dark Winds actor Ryan Begay with be in attendance to introduce and moderate the post-screening discussion! Come meet him!!**

A movie many of us grew up watching on TV but not on the big screen! Now is your chance! Join us for the screening of 1970’s film Little Big Man! Stay for the Q & A following film! “How does this film stand in 2022?”

Recounting the so-called old "West" through the eyes of a white man raised as a Native American, Arthur Penn's 1970 adaptation of Thomas Berger's satirical novel was a comic yet stinging allegory about the bloody results of American imperialism. As a misguided 20th-century historian listens, 121-year-old Jack Crabb (Dustin Hoffman) narrates the story of being the only white survivor of Custer's Last Stand. White orphan Crabb was adopted by the Cheyenne, renamed "Little Big Man," and raised in the ways of the "Human Beings" by paternal mentor Old Lodge Skins (Chief Dan George), accepting non-conformity and living peacefully with nature. Violently thrust into the white world, Jack meets a righteous preacher (Thayer David) and his wife (Faye Dunaway), tries to be a gunfighter under the tutelage of Wild Bill Hickock (Jeff Corey), and gets married. Returned to the Cheyenne by chance, Jack prefers life as a Human Being. The carnage wreaked by the white man in the Washita massacre and the lethal fallout from the egomania of General George A. Custer (Richard Mulligan) at Little Big Horn, however, show Crabb the horrific implications of Old Lodge Skins' sage observation, "There is an endless supply of White Men, but there has always been a limited number of Human Beings."

"An endlessly entertaining attempt to spin an epic in the form of a yarn." - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"An American classic, Little Big Man seeks to rectify Western history with this engrossing account of the colorful life of 121-year-old Jack Crabb." - 

Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle

"One of the great films of the 1970s." - Matt Brunson, Film Frenzy

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THE ALBUQUERQUE 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT - BEST OF SCREENING!

Aug 15
Monday 5:30pm ONLY

Dir. various - 2022 - 120m

The Jury-selected winners plus the audience favorites of this year's ALBUQUERQUE 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT challenge to be screened along with various cermonies to comemorate this special occassion!  More details t.b.a., stay tuned!

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1982

Aug 16 to Aug 18
Tuesday thru Thursday 3:45, 6pm

Dir. Oualid Mouaness - 2022 - 100m - Lebanon, Norway, France and Qatar - In Arabic with English Subtitles

A life-affirming coming-of-age tale set at an idyllic school in Lebanon’s mountains on the eve of a looming invasion. It unfolds over a single day and follows an 11-year-old boy’s relentless quest to profess his love to a girl in his class. As the invasion encroaches on Beirut, it upends the day, threatening the entire country and its cohesion. Within the microcosm of the school, the film draws a harrowing portrait of a society torn between its desire for love and peace and the ideological schisms unraveling its seams. 

"AUDACIOUS AND ADMIRABLE; It's very well made, impressively staged and shot with artistic eye for the smallest detail" - Andrew Bundy THE PLAYLIST

"A TRIUMPH . It's an engrossing, poetic and life-affirming emotional journey." - NYC MOVE GURU

"Working with a shrewdly limited setting, Mouaness skillfully gives the film a near-real-time feel" - Ben Kenigsberg, THE NEW YORK TIMES

"(Nadine) Labaki brings experience and gravitas even as she quietly cedes the spotlight to her younger co-stars." - The Wrap

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COSTA BRAVA, LEBANON

Aug 16 to Aug 18
Tuesday thru Thursday 8:15pm ONLY!

Dir. Mounia Akl - 2022 - 107m - Lebanon - In Arabic with English Subtitles

In near-future Lebanon’s last remaining green space, the Badri family has built their idyllic mountain home to escape the overflowing garbage and toxic pollution of Beirut. Surrounded by lush rolling hills, the family of five live in relative peace until the youngest spots strangers in the valley - a new, “green” landfill will be constructed just beyond the family’s fence.

Having heard this tale before, both Soraya (Cannes Film Festival-winning actress and filmmaker Nadine Labaki, Capernaum) and her husband Walid (Saleh Bakri) know it is only a matter of time until they begin burning garbage here, too, making their serene escape unlivable. 

As the landfill rises, so do family tensions, and the Badris are left with a choice: stay off the grid and stay true to their ideals, or leave their idyllic home and face the reality they fled. 

Though it is her first feature film, Mounia Akl captures the joys and frustrations of a close-knit family with an intimacy that feels startlingly natural, and sets it against a sharply drawn backdrop of environmental protest and pollution. 

"A stellar near-future family drama. Costa Brava, Lebanon comfortably occupies a space between Beasts of the Southern Wild from Honeyland." - The Playlist

"A terrific feature debut from Mounia Akl which works both as a compelling domestic drama and an elegant political allegory." ?- Screen International

"An environmental flick without making self-righteously grand statements. Akl’s title feels like a breath of fresh air...this is something uniquely special and a perfect, alluring example of all that is wrong with the world we’re living in." ?- Film Threat

"Costa Brava, Lebanon explores the existential struggle of a nation with emotional heft." - The Film Stage

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Late-Nite Stand Up Comedy!

Aug 19
Friday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Various - Now - 60m approx - ALL SEATS $15

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Ristras Productions Presents: A Stand-Up Comedy Special!  Local funny as heck folks Tripp Stelnicki, Sara Anne Myers, Caryn Carson, Danger K Varoz, Phil Romero and Alex Benton get up on our stage with all kinds of humor to share! 

 

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MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON

Aug 19 to Aug 22
Friday thru Monday 4pm, 6pm

Dir. Dean Fleischer Camp - 2022 - 89m

Starring Jenny Slate, Isabella Rossellini, Rosa Salazar, Thomas Mann & Lesley Stahl

Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and a new hope at finding his long-lost family. A beloved character gets his big-screen debut in this hilarious and heartwarming story about finding connection in the smallest corners.

"This kid-friendly A24 movie is somehow whimsical, bittersweet, life-affirming and a little bit heartbreaking all at once. And that makes it the perfect movie for the moment." - Caroline Siede, Fox 10 Phoenix

"Imagines an alternative world where characters and stories are born of sheer creativity and not recycled ideas based on selling children's toys." - Adam Graham, Detroit News

"An adorable little film with big life-lessons." - Rafer Guzman, Newsday

"Provides wisdom and comfort for viewers of every age as they manage life’s transitions. Slow down, observe, and appreciate, Marcel tells us. Wise words from a tiny mouth drawn on with a pencil." - Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)

"In the end, this is a story about the need for connection, and it couldn’t come at a better time." - Alison Gillmor, Winnipeg Free Press

“Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” shows no matter how big or small you are, it doesn’t take much to make a difference. You just need to be yourself." - Nate Adams, The Only Critic

"A truly charming film that should win over even the world's biggest curmudgeons." - Rachel Wagner, rachelsreviews.net

"A reminder that at times when you feel like life is a despair and there's nothing good coming around the corner, and you're trying to protect the little good that you have, there will be good around the corner again." - Josie Melendez, Filmme Talk

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SPIN ME ROUND

Aug 19 to Aug 22
Friday thru Monday 8pm ONLY!

Dir. Jeff Baena - 2022 - 104m

Starring Alison Brie, Alessandro Nivola, Aubrey Plaza, Molly Shannon, Lil Rel Howery Paul & Fred Armisen!

Flown to an Italian immersion program on her company’s dime, what starts as a romantic getaway devolves into chaos in this wild new comedy from director Jeff Baena (THE LITTLE HOURS).

"Funny, sexy, and an inescapable recipe for Italian countryside FOMO, Spin Me Round is a major comedic highlight for SIFF 2022." - Bailey Jo Josie, Film Inquiry

"Wacky, hilarious, and abound with twists and tonal shifts. Im not entirely sure if I watched a movie or had a fever dream. Either way, a fun ride, an apt title, and Alison Brie is amazing as always." - Kristy Strouse, Film Inquiry

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LIFE - a local artist made compilation of daily shorts!

Aug 20
Saturday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Paul Thompson - 2022 - 91m - FREE! SEATING IS LIMITED, DOOR OPEN AT 10:05pm

A self portrait created by Paul Thompson in 2021. Paul is an artist from Albuquerque who likes to film, edit, draw, and animate his ideas. Paul uses whatever camera happens to be around to film 15 seconds of his life every day for the entire year.

The movie is a compilation of everyday life and wasn't originally intended to be shown outside of close friends and family. However, filmmaker and friend, Scotty Leonard, convinced Paul to partner up with the lilyellowtags collective to publicly release the film and inspire all artists to embark on a similar quest. Whatever your art is, be sure to keep making it and keep sharing it.

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MORNING TOONS SUMMER FINALE!

Aug 20
Saturday 11:30 a.m.

Dir. Various - Various - 60m approx - All Seats $10

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Grab your pajamas, your blanket and take part in these Saturday morning events with your family and friends. New Mexico Entertainment brings you cartoons from your childhood on the big screen at The Guild Cinema. Kick back, have some breakfast, and enjoy the toons!

Morning Toons with NME is a LIMITED seat event

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QUIET HOURS

Aug 21
Sunday 1pm ONLY!

Dir. Ryan Rox - 2022 - 35m approx - ALL SEATS $10

A group of friends just want to have a fun night, but someone knows what they did last summer... 

Presented by: Noice Productions, Ryan Rox Presents, and Dakota Entertainment

Q&A Attendees: Producer/Writer/Director Ryan Rox + special guest stars from the cast and crew

The WORLD PREMIERE of Ryan's Rox's 90's-inspired queer horror short film, "Quiet Hours"! Filmed entirely in New Mexico. Featuring a cameo from Tuesday Knight("A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master"). Original Score by Apollø Moon. Bronze Award Winner for Best New Mexico Short in the 2022 Albuquerque Mindfield Film Festival’s bi-monthly March-April competition. 

PHOTO SENSITIVITY WARNING: Contains flashing lights which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy or other photo sensitivities. TW // CW: Alcoholism, Blood, Corpse(s), Death, Drinking(Heavy), Drug Use(On Screen), Overdose(Accidental, Fatal), Murder, Self-Harm, Swearing, Violence, Vomit, Weapon

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2022 SUNDANCE INSTITUTE INDIGENOUS SHORT FILM TOUR!

Aug 23 to Aug 25
3pm, 7:30pm

Dir. various - 2022 - 91m - Mostly in English with English Subtitles when necessary

The 2022 Sundance Institute Indigenous Short Film Tour is a 91-minute theatrical program of 6 short films directed by Indigenous filmmakers, featuring titles from the 2022 Sundance Film Festival shorts program and from alumni of Sundance Institute’s Indigenous Program . Started last year as a virtual presentation in conjunction with our friends at museums, Native cultural centers, and arthouse cinemas, the tour will return in 2022 as an in-person exhibition lasting from June 3 to 17. Featuring narrative and documentary shorts, the curated selection is a celebration of Native perseverance and an exciting look at a variety of inventive storytelling from Indigenous artists with Sundance ties. The Festival's Short Film Program has a long history of supporting and launching talented Indigenous directors including Taika Waititi, Blackhorse Lowe, Sterlin Harjo, Sky Hopinka, Caroline Monnet, and Shaandiin Tome. Support for screenings in Michigan, Mississippi and New Mexico are provided by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

The Institute’s commitment to supporting Indigenous artists is woven throughout its history; amplifying President and Founder Robert Redford’s original vision, the Institute has remained steadfast in supporting the voices of Indigenous artists. The Indigenous Program has built and sustained an Indigenous film circle, which now spans over four generations. The cycle of work begins by scouting for and identifying Indigenous artists, providing a year-round support system at Sundance Institute to get their work made and shown, and then bringing the filmmakers and their work back to Native lands. The Native Lab has been a vital part of supporting Indigenous filmmakers since 2004; and the Merata Mita and Full Circle Fellowships offer further support to emerging Indigenous voices.

Program

The Headhunter’s Daughter / Philippines (Director and Screenwriter: Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan - Ífugao, Visayan, Producer: Hannah Schierbeek) — Leaving her family behind, Lynn traverses the harrowing roads of the Cordilleran highlands to try her luck in the city as a country singer. Cast: Ammin Acha-ur. Narrative.

Kicking the Clouds / United States (Director: Sky Hopinka - Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians) — An experimental documentary centered on a 50 year old cassette tape of a Pechanga language lesson between the director’s grandmother and great-grandmother, and contextualized by an interview with his mother in his Pacific Northwest hometown. Documentary.

Long Line of Ladies / United States (Directors: Rayka Zehtabchi, Shaandiin Tome - Diné, Producers: Garrett Schiff, Pimm Tripp-Allen, Rayka Zehtabchi, Sam Davis, Dana Kurth) — A girl and her community prepare for her Ihuk, the once-dormant coming of age ceremony of the Karuk and Yurok tribes of Northern California. Documentary.

Maidenhood / Mexico (Director: Xochitl Enriquez Mendoza - Zapoteca, Screenwriters: Xochitl Enriquez Mendoza, Samuel Sánchez Tual, Producer: Eréndira Hernández) —  Catalina submits to the tradition of her people to demonstrate her purity and worth as a woman to her beloved, but her body betrays her and she fails to demonstrate her chastity. Cast: Emma Aquilar Malacara, Héctor Ortíz Valdovinos, Mayra Sérbulo, Maira Jiménez Desales. Narrative.

The Original Shareholder Experience / United States (Director and Screenwriter: Petyr Xyst - Roadrunner clan in the Pueblo of Laguna, Producers: Autumn Billie, Lauren Begay) — An Indigenous telepresenter nearing the top of her class must contend with her career prospects and her moral credibility as she's asked to sell a genocidal product on live television.

(Udeyonv) (What They’ve Been Taught) / United States (Director: Brit Hensel - Cherokee Nation, Producers: Taylor Hensel, Adam Mazo, Kavi Pillay, Tracy Rector) — This film explores expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world, brought to life through a story told by an elder and first language speaker. Documentary.

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MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS

Aug 23 to Aug 25
Tuesday thru Thursday 5pm ONLY!

Dir. Anthony Fabian - 2022 - 115m - No Matinees

Featuring a great Lesley Manville plus Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacs, Anna Chancellor & Lambert Wilson

It's the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own. After she works, starves and gambles to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris which will change not only her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior.

"Manville... brings her own set of dynamics to the role and scores a huge personal triumph." - Rex Reed, Observer

"Lesley Manville delivers an effervescent performance that reminds us of her formidable comedic, as well as dramatic range." - Cyrus Cohen, Time Out

"Few films from the past few years have given me as much continuous pleasure as Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris." - Sara Michelle Fetters, MovieFreak.com

"It’s rare to find movies that value the mere idea of beauty, and this one—directed by Anthony Fabian—does so unapologetically." - Stephanie Zacharekl TIME Magazine

"It is nice to see a fairy tale for old people." - Robin Clifford, Reeling Reviews

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MINDFIELD FILM FEST - Albuquerque 5th ANNUAL!

Aug 26 to Aug 27
Friday 12pm, 2:30, 5pm, 7:30 / Saturday 12pm, 2:30, 5pm, 7:30

Dir. various - 2021 - ONLY $5 PER BLOCK OF FILM(S) OR GET A DISCOUNTED FESTIVAL PASS!

As part of the Mindfield Festival circuit!  Visit the Albuquerque chapter website by clicking here!  $15 all day festival passes available now by clicking here to make a request!

A showcasing of features, Shorts, and Music videos by filmmakers from around the world.  Albuquerque (home of Breaking Bad) also has a thriving film community that shines bright in the sunny Land of Enchantment some of which will be highlighted in this special all-day festival!

FOR FULL DESCRIPTIONS OF THE MOVIES CLICK HERE!  GET AN ALL DAY OR FULL FESTIVAL PASS NOW BY CLICKING HERE!

 

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KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE

Aug 27
Saturday 10:30pm

Dir. Stephen Chiodo - 1988 - 88m - All Seats $10

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Step aside Pennywise... These Killer Klowns from Outer Space are outta this world literally! and they re packing deadly popcorn guns and cotton candy cocoons!

When Mike and his girlfriend Debbie warn the local police that a gang of homicidal alien-clowns have landed in the nearby area (in a spaceship shaped like a circus big-top, no less), the cops are naturally sceptical. Before long however, reports are coming in from other anxious residents detailing similar run-ins with the large-shoed assailants. There can no longer be any doubt the Killer Klowns from Outer Space are here, and they re out to turn the Earth s population into candy floss!

"Truly something special for genre fans or for those with a love of fun, imaginative films with a ridiculous premise, classic soundtrack, and a blackly humorous edge." - Andrew Pollard, Starburst

"A far more interesting horror movie threat than they have any right to be, and that's all thanks to the cleverness of the Chiodo boys." - Charles Webb, MTV

"Those on the hunt for something miles away from the norm that showcases truly inspired moviemaking minds, Killer Klowns from Outer Space is a superb cult distraction." - Brian Orndorf, Blu-ray.com

"A fun and occasionally unsettling cult film that is well worth a watch for B movie enthusiasts or horror fans." - Michelle Kisner, The Movie Sleuth

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INU-OH

Aug 28 to Aug 31
Sunday thru Wednesday 8pm

Dir. Masaaki Yuasa - 2021 - 97m - Japan - In Japanese with English subtitles

From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa (MIND GAME. THE NIGHT IS SHORT WALK ON GIRL), hailed by IndieWire as “one of the most creatively unbridled minds in all of modern animation,” comes a revisionist rock opera about a 14th-century superstar whose dance moves take Japan by storm.

Born to an esteemed family, Inu-oh is afflicted with an ancient curse that has left him on the margins of society. When he meets the blind musician Tomona, a young biwa priest haunted by his past, Inu-oh discovers a captivating ability to dance. The pair quickly become business partners and inseparable friends as crowds flock to their electric, larger-than-life concerts. But when those in power threaten to break up the band, Inu-oh and Tomona must dance and sing to uncover the truth behind their creative gifts.

Featuring character creation by Taiyo Matsumoto (Tekkonkinkreet, “Ping Pong the Animation”) and awe-inspiring vocals by Avu-chan (Queen Bee) and Mirai Moriyama, INU-OH is a glam-rock ode to the power of music and a forceful statement on artistic freedom from one of animation’s singular talents.

"UNFORGETTABLE ... A jaw-dropping, head-banging freak-out.” - IndieWire

"EPIC... BRILLIANTLY INTENSE AND UNHINGED ... Every song is gigantic, every beat hits hard.” - TheWrap

"ELECTRIFYING ... The best rock concert movie in years.” - IGN

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THE DEER KING

Aug 28 to Aug 31
Sunday thru Wednesday 3pm, 5:30

Dir. Masashi Ando & Masayuki Miyaji - 2021 - 113m - Japan - In Japanese with English Subtitles

In the aftermath of a brutal war, former soldier Van toils in a mine controlled by the ruling empire. One day, his solitary existence is upended when a pack of wild dogs carrying a deadly and incurable disease attack, leaving only Van and a young girl named Yuna as survivors. Finally free, the pair seek out a simple existence in the countryside but are pursued by nefarious forces. Intent on protecting Yuna at all costs, Van must uncover the true cause of the plague ravaging the kingdom—and its possible cure.

The Deer King is a sweeping fantasy epic that marks the directing debut of Masashi Ando, whose work on such landmark films as Spirited Away, Paprika, and Your Name. helped shape the world of modern animation.

"A gorgeously realized anime epic set in the lush forests of a centuries-old realm."- Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times

"A powerful and moving anime adaptation... there's something heartening about its message that thoughtful kindness may just save us all." - Richard Whittaker, Austin Chronicle

"The film is tenderly wrought and brilliantly animated, with transitions that emphasize the communion between the land and the human body." - Concepción de León, New York Times

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Sep 1 to Dec 31

DOSED 2: A TRIP OF A LIFETIME + Q&A with Mycology Now

Sep 10
Saturday 1pm screening starts!

2022 - 90m approx. - All SEATS $16 - DOORS OPEN AT 12:30pm !

A DOSED MOVIE / GOLDEN TEACHER FILMS INC. SPECIAL!  GET ADVANCE TICKETS ONLINE NOW ! 

Laurie, a terminally ill cancer patient and loving mother of four, is granted the right to legally use magic mushrooms to treat her end of life anxiety. She then embarks on a remarkable journey of personal transformation and healing while exploring lesser known possible cures for cancer, like cannabis oil. (Watch the trailer below)

DOSED 2: The Trip of a Lifetime features: Dr Gabor Maté, Paul Stamets, Dennis McKenna, Dave Phillips, Sharan Sidhu, Ben Lightburn, Chino Julian, Garyth Moxey, Dr Rob Sealey, Dana Larsen, Tyler Chandler, Nicholas Meyers, and Laurie and Glenn Brooks.

Many thanks to Louis from Mycology Now and organizations like TheraPsil, The Medicinal Mushroom Dispensary, Filament Health and Numinus for being part of Laurie's inspiring journey.

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