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2022 Year End Report

It’s been a year of bangers at Ragtag Film Society! In addition to bringing 60 new independent films to Ragtag Cinema, and featuring the year’s best nonfiction at True/False, we held the 12th annual Boone Dawdle, the 3rd annual CoMo Famous event, and a wide variety of special event series. From field trips and other […]
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The Invention of Dr Nakamats

One night only! Monday, August 27 @ 6:30pm.  Film #3 in our DocuMemories Series. One of my favorite True/False films of all time. A portrait of eccentric Japanese inventor Dr Nakamats. A cult celebrity in Japan, Dr Nakamats has over three thousand inventions to his name, including the floppy disk. Super fun. Don't forget: if […]

Get ready to Boone Dawdle!

True/False's summer event is fast approaching. The third annual Boone Dawdle is August 18.  Take a fun-filled ride on the Katy Trail to Les Bourgeois on the Missouri River (or a take a shuttle from downtown); watch a cool new documentary, The Source, about a hippie LA restaurant-turned-cult; eat great food from Les Bourgeois; and […]

Movies in the Park

Calling all parents! It's time for movies at Flat Branch Park. The City of Columbia is kicking off their summer series with Puss in Boots this Friday at 8:30pm. Two bucks a head, free for kids 8 and younger. Bound to be fun. Antonio!

Coming Tuesday to Ragtag Cinema


New at our Community Gallery

If you haven't been by Hittsville in a while we have a cool new exhibit up from Rhode Island artist Xander Marro. We're having a meet'n'greet with our new Community Gallery curator, Polina Malikin, Tuesday the 17th from 5:30 to 7:30pm.  You can purchase artwork and talk to Polina about her plans for the space. […]

Cross-legged #2 with Fire Dog

Thanks for coming out to see Fire Dog this last Sunday. It looked like everyone had a lot of fun. Here's a couple of photos I took of the action. In typical fashion, I forgot my camera so I had to use my old (non-Apple) cell phone. The kitties turned out okay... Stay tuned for […]

Cross-legged # 2 this Sunday! (And photos from # 1)

Come see St. Louis-based Fire Dog kick out the kid-friendly jams this Sunday from 4:00-5:00pm.  This is the second of our fun-filled variety shows for families. Donations are encouraged. (All of it goes to the band.) Here are some photos Steph took of the first Cross-legged, featuring The Towne Dandies, a one-man psychedelic costume explosion […]

eCupid plays Sat. June 11 as part of Mid-Mo Pridefest

Sat. June 11 @ 1pm. Free! Live Q&A with star Noah Schiffman and director JC Calciano following the film. Marshall (Houston Rhines) is a cocky young ad man working at a dead-end job, and fter seven years with his boyfriend, Gabe (Noah Shuffman), he's desperate for a new life. He goes looking for it online, […]

Christine Vachon comes to town on Friday!

The famed producer (Boys Don't Cry, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Safe, etc.) who has made everything will conduct a workshop Friday morning 11am-2pm at Stephens' Charters Auditorium.

Alloy Orchestra returns to do live soundtrack to “Man With a Movie Camera” Oct. 6

The world's greatest musical interpreter of silent films returns to Columbia on Wed., October 6 at 5:30 pm. They take on Dziga Vertov's classic "Man With a Movie Camera." Tickets are $12. "The three-man ensemble's original score surpasses all expectations in its sensitivity to Vertov's wit, eccentricity, and sense of rhythm. ...A once-in-a-lifetime experience." (J. […]
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