October 15 – 18, 2020 Films & Events

Virtual Cinema

CHUCK BERRY
CHUCK BERRY tells the story of the Granddaddy of Rock & Roll. Known for his iconic hits such hits Little Queenie”, “Rock and Roll Music”, and countless more, Berry’s life has never before been explored on screen. Rare insights into the rock &roll legend are provided through exclusive access to his family, friends, famous fans, and the music icons he inspired. The trailer alone is enough to get you dancing! Read More & Watch Online
BEAU TRAVAIL
NEW RELEASE
With her ravishingly sensual take on Herman Melville’s Billy Budd, Sailor, Claire Denis firmly established herself as one of the great visual tone poets of our time. Amid the azure waters and sunbaked desert landscapes of Djibouti, a French Foreign Legion sergeant (Denis Lavant) sows the seeds... Read More & Watch Online
CREEM
Ripping back the curtain on legendary rock rag CREEM Magazine’s wild and disruptive newsroom; a dysfunctional band of unruly outsiders who weren’t all that different from the artists they covered. Read More & Watch Online
CRITICAL THINKING
NEW RELEASE
It’s 1998 in Miami. Rampant poverty, broken families, and a prejudiced system push underprivileged youth to the fringes of society. But for a magnetic group of teens, there’s a reprieve. A game where it’s not about where you come from, but how you play. Read More & Watch Online
DESERT ONE
From Two-time Academy-award winning filmmaker, Barbara Kopple, DESERT ONE tells the incredible tale of America’s secret mission to free the hostages of the 1979 Iranian revolution, which has been called the “most audacious, difficult, complicated rescue mission ever attempted Read More & Watch Online
EPICENTRO
EPICENTRO is an immersive and metaphorical portrait of post-colonial, “utopian” Cuba, where the 1898 explosion of the U.S.S. Maine still resonates. This Big Bang ended Spanish colonial dominance in the Americas and ushered in the era of the American Empire. Read More & Watch Online
ETERNAL BEAUTY
When Jane (Sally Hawkins) is dumped at the altar she has a breakdown and spirals into a chaotic world, where love (both real and imagined) and family relationships collide with both touching and humorous consequences. Read More & Watch Online
THE FIGHT
At this defining moment in American history, THE FIGHT follows a scrappy team of heroic ACLU lawyers in an electrifying battle over abortion rights, immigrant rights, LGBTQ rights and voting rights. 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Read More & Watch Online
FROM THE VINE
NEW RELEASE
A downtrodden CEO (Joe Pantoliano) experiences a moral crisis and travels back to Italy to re-calibrate his moral compass. He discovers new life by reviving his grandfather’s old vineyard, and tries to reconnect with his wife and daughter. Read More & Watch Online
HELMUT NEWTON: THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
One of the great masters of photography, Helmut Newton made a name for himself exploring the female form, and his cult status continues long after his tragic death in a Los Angeles car crash in 2004. Newton worked around the globe, from Singapore to Australia to Paris to Los Angeles, but Weimar Germany was the visual hallmark of his work. Read More & Watch Online
JAZZ ON A SUMMER’S DAY
Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival and directed by world-renowned photographer Bert Stern, Jazz on a Summer’s Day features intimate performances by an all-star line-up of musical legends including Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Anita O’Day, Chuck Berry, Dinah Washington, and closes with a beautiful rendition of The Lord’s Prayer by Mahalia Jackson at midnight to usher in Sunday morning. Read More & Watch Online
JIMMY CARTER: ROCK & ROLL PRESIDENT
NEW RELEASE
If it hadn’t been for a bottle of scotch and a late-night visit from musician Gregg Allman, Jimmy Carter might never have been elected the 39th President of the United States. The documentary charts the mostly forgotten story of how Carter, a lover of all types of music, forged a tight bond with musicians Willie Nelson, the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan and others. Read More & Watch Online
JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE
Immediately following the feature, there will be a pre-recorded discussion between Representative Lewis and Oprah Winfrey, filmed last month and being made available exclusively for virtual cinema and in-theater engagements of the film. This is a wide-ranging, informal, 16-minute conversation that’s a perfect follow-up to the documentary, and could not be more relevant. Read More & Buy Tickets
MISS JUNETEENTH
A former beauty queen and single mom prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the “Miss Juneteenth” pageant.
97% Rotten Tomatoes score. Read More & Watch Online
NEVER TOO LATE
Opens July 10

Looking for a feel-good movie to watch during these challenging times? Check out this terrific new film from the “Down Under”. Four friends break out of a retirement home to chase their unrealized dreams before it’s too late. Read More & Watch Online
NOMAD
Werner Herzog turns the camera on himself and his friendship with the late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit whose quest for truth carried him around the globe. Herzog’s personal portrait of Chatwin, illustrated with archival discoveries and film clips, encompasses their shared interest in aboriginal cultures, ancient rituals, and the mysteries stitching together life on earth. Read More & Watch Online
RIVER CITY DRUM BEAT
Ed “Nardie” White devoted his life to leading an African-American youth drum corps in Louisville, Kentucky for three decades.

Now Albert, whose destiny was shaped by the drumline, must take up the mantle. Meanwhile, drummers Imani, Jailen, and Emily navigate adolescence in this multi-generational tale of music, love, and legacies set in the American South. (Documentary 95 min.) Read More & Watch Online
The 24th
The 24th tells the incredibly powerful and timely true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917. The Houston Rio was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers in response to the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of the Houston police officers. Read More
THE LAST TREE
After a happy childhood in the countryside, a teenager moves to London, where he must navigate an unfamiliar environment on his way to adulthood. Read More & Watch Online
THE SURROGATE
Jess is thrilled to be the surrogate for her best friend and his husband, but when a prenatal test comes back positive, it creates a moral dilemma that threatens their friendship. Read More & Watch Online