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Science On Screen: SMALL, BEAUTIFULLY MOVING PARTS

When technophile Sarah Sparks (Anna Margaret Hollyman) becomes pregnant, her uncertainties about motherhood trigger an impulsive road trip to the source of her anxiety: her long-estranged mother living far away and off-the-grid. A SXSW premiere and winner of the Sloan Feature Film Prize, Annie J. Howell and Lisa Robinson co-direct this comic coming-of-parenthood tale for the […]

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Stand Up Guys

Val (Al Pacino) is released from prison after serving twenty-eight years for refusing to give up one of his close criminal associates. His best friend Doc (Christopher Walken) is there to pick him up, and the two soon re-team with another old pal, Hirsch (Alan Arkin). Their bond is as strong as ever, and the […]

Free film screening: Sam Mink and Justin Kohlas

Join us as we screen films by Sam Mink and Justin Kohlas Tuesday night at 8:00.  Sam, director of the trailer for last year’s Athens International Film and Video Festival, will screen “Coyotes”.  Following that we’ll see the premier of “Rather Be”, directed by Justin.

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Sound City

Deep in the San Fernando Valley, amidst rows of dilapidated warehouses, was rock n’ roll’s best kept secret: Sound City. America’s greatest unsung recording studio housed a one-of-a-kind console, and as its legend grew, seminal bands and artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Rick Springfield, Tom Petty, Metallica and Nirvana all came out to […]

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Quartet

Beecham House is abuzz. The rumor circling the halls is that the home for retired musicians is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it’s a star. For Reginald Paget (Tom Courtenay), Wilfred Bond (Billy Connolly) and Cecily Robson (Pauline Collins) this sort of talk is par for the course at the […]

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Amour

Well into their eighties, George and Anne are cultivated, retired music teachers. After attending a performance by one of Anne’s former pupils, Anne suddenly goes silent and cannot respond to George as she remains in a catatonic state. George tries to get her attention, but with no time to spare, he goes off in search […]

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John Bresland

John Bresland is coauthor (with Marilyn Freeman) of the forthcoming book, Crafting the Video Essay (University of Chicago Press). His audio essays have aired on public radio’s Weekend America, and his video essays can be seen at Ninth Letter, Blackbird, and The Fourth Genre, an anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction. His print essays can be […]

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Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films

Join us for a unique presentation of the very best short films.  No Oscar pool will be complete without seeing these 5 fantastic films. Featuring: Asad (Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura) Buzkashi Boys (Sam French and Ariel Nasr) Curfew (Shawn Christensen) Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw) (Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De) […]

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Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see all five Academy Award nominees in the category of Best Animated Short and more! This year’s program is being hosted by last year’s winners: William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg, directors of “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.” Program includes: “Head Over Heels” (UK), in which a […]

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Valentine’s Day: Casablanca

We’re “playing it again, Sam”. Take your sweetheart to see THE timeless romance on the big screen this Valentine’s Day.