October preview

Here's what we're looking at for October. We have a lot of cool one-night events this month so don't miss those.
And take a peek at the trailer playlist.

Sleepwalk With Me  You asked for it and here it is. Come see This American Life's first foray into film with this quirky comedy.

Lives Worth Living Watch this free film as part of MU's Celebrate Ability Week. October 1. Panel discussion to follow.

Radio Unnameable  One night only! Sunday, Oct. 7. A doc about the legendary NYC deejay Bob Fass and his free-speech-promoting ways in the 60s & 70s. Co-presented with KOPN.

Straight, No Chaser  We have a one-night screening of this 1988 Thelonious Monk documentary presented by the We Always Swing Jazz Series. October 15 @ 6pm. Advance tickets available at the We Always Swing box office, 21 N. Tenth Street. Box Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm.

Keaton & Arbuckle Night with Alloy Orchestra  Mark your calendars: October 16 at 6pm you'll wanna be at Ragtag. We're showing a few films from Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Buster Keaton with live accompaniment from the world-renowned Alloy Orchestra. 10 bones. $7 for members.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower  To be a teenager in the early 90s. Written and directed, for page and screen, by Stephen Chbosky. Featuring Emma "Hermione" Watson and Ezra Miller (We Need to Talk About Kevin).

The Citizen Jane Film Festival is coming! October 19-21. Ragtag is showing CJ films that Saturday & Sunday. The film list is up, tickets go on sale the first. Check it out.

Campaign  We've got another free POV screening for you thanks to our friends at KMOS-TV. A look at Japan's interesting democratic process. Monday, October 22.

Arbitrage  You know, we don't get enough good thrillers here at Ragtag. Maybe this'll make up for that. Richard Gere is a hedge-fund tycoon in deep trouble after a late-night car wreck with his mistress. Featuring Susan Sarandon, Brit Marling and Tim Roth.

Compliance  You probably heard about this in the news a while back: some weirdo phone prankster convinced a fast-food restaurant manager to strip search an employee. Well, now it's a movie. And it looks like it's going to be pretty good.

MU Healthcare presents Gen Silent, a documentary about the difficulties facing older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in our healthcare system. Free. Panel discussion to follow. October 29.