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The Internet Cat Video Festival 2014

It’s not about watching cat videos, it’s about watching cat videos together!

Saturday, Oct. 25
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

A Loft tradition for 36 years and counting!

Saturday, Oct. 25
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A distinctive, beautifully designed, and often freaky dark fantasy for all ages.

Friday, Oct. 24 & Saturday, Oct. 25


Inspired by an extraordinary true story, Pride is a hilarious and heartwarming comedy about finding hope and friendship where you least expect it.

Starts OCT. 24

Art and Craft

When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.

Starts Oct. 24

The Green Prince

In the style of a tense psychological thriller, this extraordinary documentary recounts the true story of the son of a Hamas leader who emerged as one of Israel’s prized informants.

Starts Oct. 24


Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up.


My Old Lady

A new comedy starring Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Kevin Kline!

now showing

The Two Faces of January

Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, and Oscar Isaac star in this twisty, sun-soaked period noir set on the coast of Greece, and based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith (The Talented Mr. Ripley).

now playing
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Free Admission!

Tucson Youth for Film

Brainstorm with the Tucson Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council and Loft Cinema staff to plan the future of youth films at The Loft.

Saturday, Oct. 25
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Native Eyes Film Showcase

Honoring the Power of Coming Together

Enjoy screenings of two new films, Q&A’s with filmmakers, a resource fair and panel discussions with tribal leaders!

Sunday, Oct. 26
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Night Warning

What do you get for the mother who has everything? How about a butcher knife, a sexually-confused son and a WTF? story that turns the insanity up to “11?”

Monday, Oct. 27
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Free Admission! 35mm Print!


One of the most unforgettable, controversial and utterly unique horror films of all time!

Tuesday, Oct. 28
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python takes on the Middle Ages and coverts Arthurian legend into uncontrollable lunacy!

Wednesday, Oct. 29
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Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in alternating roles as The Doctor and The Creature!

Thursday, Oct. 30 & Sunday, Nov. 2
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Evil Dead 2

Get your Halloween on with Bruce Campbell and the legions of the undead – and pray you’re not dead by dawn!

Friday, Oct. 31 & Saturday, Nov. 1
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The Rocky Horror Halloween Bash!

Trick or Treat with the wildest Halloween Bash this side of Transsexual, Transylvania!

Friday, Oct. 31
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35mm Print!

The Beetlejuice Halloween Spooktacular!

Celebrate Halloween with a special screening of Beetlejuice, featuring a costume contest and “Trunk or Treating” in the Loft parking lot!

Friday, Oct. 31

One Chance

The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after winning “Britain’s Got Talent”.

Starts Oct. 31

The ABCs of Death 2

It’s happening again. 26 new directors. 26 new ways to die!

Starts Oct. 31

Awake: The Life of Yogananda

An inspiring biography about legendary East Indian mystic Paramahansa Yogananda, the man credited with introducing yoga and meditation to the West.

Starts Oct. 31
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Special Guest Introduction

Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland

Explores the events that led to Portland becoming the first major bicycle city in the United States.

Saturday, nov. 1
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National Theatre Live

A Streetcar Named Desire

The highly anticipated production of Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece, with Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby.

Tuesday, Nov. 4
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35mm print!

Boogie Nights

Paul Thomas Anderson’s sprawling, exhilarating, crazy-quilt love letter to late ‘70s excess is an epic story tracking the meteoric rise of a super-stud porn star through the golden age of the adult film industry.

Thursday, Nov. 6
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First Friday Shorts

Red Meat’s Max Cannon hosts the biggest, baddest short film contest in town!

Friday, Nov. 7

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

The new film from Studio Ghibli, Isao Takahata’s The Tale of Princess Kaguya tells the story of a magical girl among ordinary humans.

Starts Nov. 7
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Last Days in Vietnam

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy (Ghosts of Abu Ghraib) dares to reopen the books on a war that scarred our national psyche.

Starts Nov. 7
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Free Screening!

Shaolin Soccer

A hilarious martial arts comedy about a team of misfits who take their best shot at winning a soccer championship!

Saturday, Nov. 8
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Southland Tales

Richard Kelly’s follow-up to Donnie Darko is a wild apocalyptic extravaganza bursting with offbeat action, scathing social satire and even the occasional over-the-top musical number!

sunday, nov. 9
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35mm Print!

Hard Eight

Paul Thomas Anderson’s thrilling debut feature is a zig-zagging, modern-day film noir set in the neon-lit world of professional gambling.

thursday, nov. 13


Clue proves that turning a board game into a film isn’t necessarily a terrible idea, provided it’s done with this much style.

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35mm Print!


Paul Thomas Anderson’s extravagant comedy/drama is a wildly audacious, multi-character study set during one action-packed day in the San Fernando Valley.

Saturday, Nov. 15
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Presented by Rainshadow Running

Trail Running Film Festival

Rainshadow Running brings the same laid-back enthusiasm and trail-loving camaraderie to showcasing trail running films of all shapes, sizes, and varieties as they do to their dynamic and beloved trail race series.

Sunday, Nov. 16
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With filmmakers in person!

Billy Bates

From director Jennifer DeLia and producer Julie Pacino comes a fascinating portrait of a troubled artist, walking the tight rope between brilliance and madness. A special free screening with the filmmakers in person!

Sunday, Nov. 16
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Veteran UA Humanities Seminars instructor Richard Poss will help us see how a science-fiction movie can illuminate our lives and concerns, in commentary before the screening.

Tuesday, Nov. 19
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35mm Print!

Punch-Drunk Love

With Punch-Drunk Love, Paul Thomas Anderson delivers a delightfully odd and bracingly original concoction – a manic depressive romantic comedy with the soaring soul of a movie musical.

thursday, nov. 20
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There Will Be Blood

Daniel Day-Lewis stars in Paul Thomas Anderson’s multi-Oscar nominated historical drama, a visually stunning and enthralling exploration of American greed, capitalism and violence.

Saturday, Nov. 22
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One Night Only!

David Bowie is

This documentary film of the groundbreaking “David Bowie is” art exhibition offers a stunning look into the unique world of rock icon David Bowie.

Tuesday, Nov. 25
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Spirited Away

A film that helped redefine the possibilities of animation for American audiences and a generation of new filmmakers.

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The Master

Paul Thomas Anderson’s stunning exploration of religion, power and the dark recesses of the American Character.

Saturday, nov. 29
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With director Darious Britt in person!


Based on filmmaker Darious Britt’s own life experiences, this story of love challenged and a relationship torn and mended portrays an epic battle of wills between mother and son.

Thursday, Dec. 4
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35mm Print!

Pan’s Labyrinth

An alternately frightening, moving and spellbinding fable celebrating the power of childhood imagination.

friday, dec. 5 & saturday, dec. 6
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Warren Miller’s No Turning Back

Warren Miller’s 2014 film, No Turning Back, pays homage to the 65 years of mountain culture and adventure filmmaking that has lead WME to every end of the winter world.

Sunday, Dec. 14