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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 4/6/22

Greetings Cinema friends, Conceived nearly six years ago by two people named Daniel (Kwan and Scheinert) through a headache-inducing diagram of over a dozen color-coded storylines, scribbled notes, and dirty doodles: a maelstrom of ideas formed a film aptly named Everything Everywhere All At Once. What begins with Evelyn Wang, a harried laundromat owner facing an […]
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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 3/30/22

Greetings Cinema friends, With the Oscars streaming telecast in the rearview and the discourse surrounding it simmering in near-exclusively online spaces, let’s go offline and focus on physical space—shall we? At the Cinema now and through next Thursday, we’re highlighting the real reason for all the hubbub: the films. Drive my Car, the Best International Feature […]
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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 3/23/22

The Oscars are here, Cinema friends, With ballots at the Box Office and a staggering slate of Academy-nominated showtimes on the calendar, this is your friendly reminder to prepare for Sunday’s Big Movie Awards Show. The event has been a long-honored tradition in the hallowed halls of our humble cinematequé that has been understandably quieter these […]
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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 03/16/22

At the height of Oscar-frenzy, I ask once again, why horror? For those amongst our readership who need no cajoling to wade waist-deep into the darker realms of projected entertainment, I apologize. For the terror-averse, the cajoling begins now. March 17 at 10pm, we open X, a deliciously gory (and funny) slasher set in 1970s Texas where a dirt-cheap […]
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Memoria Exclusive Special Engagement

Memoria One-Screen-at-a-Time Theatrical Tour to Include Ragtag Cinema! "Weerasethakul leaves us trembling on the edge of uncertainty, providing just enough terra firma to keep the viewer engaged while leading them deeper into the realms of the unknown." —Mark Kermode, Observer (UK)See the latest from Palme D’or winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall […]
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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 2/23/22

Greetings cinema friends, Tonight, Black Independents Vol II—our yearly survey of the varied waves of Black independent American cinema—continues at the Cinema with Ephraim Asili’s The Inheritance.  Asili’s 2020 feature debut is a radical cinematic experiment weaving scripted and improvised scenes from within a West Philadelphia Black artist and activist collective with documentary recollections of the notorious […]
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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 2/16/22

Greetings cinema friends, Tonight, Black Independents Vol II—our yearly survey of the varied waves of Black independent American cinema—continues at the Cinema with Kathleen Collins’ Losing Ground. Described by the filmmaker as a comedy about a young woman who takes herself too seriously, Losing Ground finds two married intellectuals—a painter and a philosophy professor—at a creative and romantic crossroads […]
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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 2/9/22

Greetings, cinema friends, Tonight, Black Independents Vol II begins at the Cinema. Our yearly survey of the varied waves of Black independent American cinema kicks off with Melvin Van Peebles’ The Story of a Three Day Pass. Infamous cinematic provocateur and polymath (author, playwright, composer, journalist, Korean War veteran, and one-time doctoral astronomy researcher also make […]
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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 2/2/22

Greetings from the snow globe, friends, I write you today from a hectic and well-stocked home—provisions secured, kiddos going wild, and streets still untouched. And yet, Hittsville is open. Intrepid souls in search of caffeine and culture will be rewarded for their bravery today, as the show must go on! Today only, we—and cinemas across the […]
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A WORD FROM OUR PROGRAMMER 1/26/22

Greetings from the midst of a very eventful cinema season, Today and tomorrow at the Cinema see last-chance screenings for a number of films: Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth and Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice Pizza make their final curtain calls, our Passport: Todo Sobre Almodóvar series continues with Volver on 35mm this evening, and the Show Me Series enters its second season with Pahokee tomorrow night, co-presented […]
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