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It Follows

Something wicked this way comes. But what exactly is it?

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Wild Tales

A compendium of outrageously bizarre stories, each more shocking and hilarious than the last. Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film!

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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

An Israeli woman seeking to finalize a divorce from her estranged husband finds herself effectively put on trial by her country’s religious marriage laws.

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Zombeavers

An outrageously fun B-movie creature feature throwback, chock-full of good old-fashioned puppet-style beasties, gallons of gooey gore and a knowing sense of humor.

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The Wrecking Crew

What the Funk Brothers did for Motown… The Wrecking Crew did, only bigger, for the West Coast Sound.

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WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS

What We Do In The Shadows chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead.

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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

Based on the wildly popular 1998 TV series, the big-screen adventure Cowboy Bebop: The Movie pits Spike and Co. against their deadliest adversary ever.

FRI., MARCH 27 & SAT., MARCH 28
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Unravel the Clues for Optimal Health with Michael Greger, MD

Join Healthy You Network in its fundraiser to support Dr. Greger and NutritionFacts.org!

sunday, march 29
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Free Screening

The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers’ Struggle

The first film to cover the full arc of Cesar Chávez’ life.

monday, march 30
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The Killer Shrews

Mangy mutant shrews with fearsome fang faces and empty tummies make life a living hell for folks stranded on a deserted island.

monday, march 30
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She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

This rousing, provocative documentary resurrects the buried history of the modern women’s movement in America from 1966 to 1971.

tuesday, march 31
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Eraserhead

This 1977 avant-garde classic introduced David Lynch to the world of feature films, going on to become a bona fide cult sensation and an iconic work of extraordinary, oddball beauty.

weds., april 1
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Dr. Who & the Daleks

Fully restored for its 50th anniversary, Dr. Who and the Daleks is a fun romp filled with cool ideas, colorfully campy mid-‘60s production values and a thrilling sense of adventure.

thursday, april 2
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First Friday Shorts

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

Friday, April 3
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Scream

Aided by Kevin Williamson’s meta-clever screenplay, Scream sees Master of Horror Craven reinvent the tired teens-in-peril genre.

friday, april 3 & saturday, april 4
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Seymour: An Introduction

Meet Seymour Bernstein: a virtuoso pianist, veteran New Yorker, and true original who gave up a successful concert career to teach music and help others develop their own gifts.

starts april 3
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Spring

A beautiful, fluid genre-bender, Spring is an unforgettable romance of mythical, malevolent proportions.

starts April 3
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Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

In this darkly comedic odyssey, Rinko Kikuchi stars as Kumiko, a frustrated Office Lady whose imagination transcends the confines of her mundane life.

starts April 3
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post-film Q&A

Giuseppe Makes a Movie

In Ventura, CA, former child actor Giuseppe Andrews makes underground movies in his trailer park using an acting ensemble of neighbors and homeless friends. Filmmakers Adam Rifkin and Mike Plante in person!

saturday, april 4
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With David Yetman in person!

In the Americas

In the Americas with David Yetman takes a fresh look at the lands that make up much of the Western Hemisphere.

Monday, April 6
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Occupy the Farm

The inspiring story of people taking direct action to create a healthier and more just food system and question the stewardship of a precious resource: publicly owned urban farmland.

TUESDAY, APRIL 7
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The Elephant Man

Inspired by two books on John Merrick, the real-life Elephant Man, Lynch’s second film recounts this severely deformed man’s perilous life in Victorian-era England.

weds., april 8
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OR7 – The Journey

Join the Center for Biological Diversity in celebrating the documentary OR7 – The Journey, an inspiring film about Oregon’s famous wandering gray wolf.

Thursday, April 9
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Of Girls and Horses

The latest feature from acclaimed filmmaker Monika Treut follows the slow rhythm of farm life in green and lovely Northern Germany.

thursday, april 9
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12 hours of terror!

The All-Nite Scream-O-Rama!

Stay up all-nite at the sickest, scariest, most scream-errific cinematic slaughterhouse you’ve ever seen!

friday, april 10
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The Goonies

Hey you guuuuyyyssss! Relive the totally awesome ‘80s adventure that convinced an entire generation of suburban kids that there was buried treasure in their backyards!

friday, april 10 - sunday, april 12
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While We’re Young

This sparkling new dramatic comedy from Noah Baumbach is a funny and open-hearted portrait of urban sophisticates and the pitfalls of straddling the generation gap.

starts april 10
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Merchants of Doubt

Merchants of Doubt explores the shadowy world of professional skeptics, whose services are bought and paid for by corporations, think tanks and other special interests.

starts april 10
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free admission!

The Neverending Story

This beloved ‘80s fantasy film is a grand adventure set in a magical world where the greatest power is imagination.

saturday, april 11
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Nuclear Weapons in Today’s World

Physicians for Social Responsibility present a free screening, followed by a presentation and panel discussion on this important topic.

sunday, april 12
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The Night Porter

One of the most controversial and hotly-debated films of the 1970s, Liliana Cavani’s acclaimed drama The Night Porter is a dark and disturbing love story dipped in decadence.

tuesday, april 14
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Dune

Lynch’s infamous, psychedelic sci-fi tale of space, spice and sand worms. Based on Frank Herbert’s cult novel, and produced by the legendary Dino De Laurentis.

weds., april 15
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director & star in person!

Man from Reno

A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities.

thursday, april 16
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A Clockwork Orange

Still one of Kubrick’s most hotly-debated films, A Clockwork Orange is a chilling, shocking and endlessly fascinating look at humanity at its most monstrous.

friday, april 17 & saturday, april 18
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Presented by The Sierra Club

Green Fire

Green Fire is the first feature documentary about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold’s life and contemporary legacy.

friday, april 17
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3 Hearts

Co-starring screen legend Catherine Deneuve and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Benoit Jacquot (Farewell, My Queen), 3 Hearts is a cleverly constructed romantic drama with a delicious French twist.

starts april 17
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White God

An imaginative and strikingly visceral tale of an abandoned mutt’s descent from man’s best friend to rebellious threat.

starts april 17
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Backcountry

Based on a terrifying true story, the gripping thriller Backcountry follows an urban couple who go on a romantic camping in the Canadian wilderness, only to find that the unimaginable beauty of nature sits alongside their most primal fears.

starts april 17
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The Pitch Perfect Sing-A-Long!

It’s time for the Pitch Perfect Sing-A-Long!, a totally interactive, totally aca-amazing evening of entertainment where making music with your mouth isn’t simply encouraged, it’s downright mandatory!

saturday, april 18
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

A Loft tradition for 37 years and counting! With the “Heavy Petting” shadow cast live and in your face!

saturday, april 18
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Girl Scouts’ Girls and Women of Distinction Ceremony

Join us in celebrating Volunteerism and Taking Action in our community by recognizing the recipients of Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona’s highest awards!

Saturday, April 18
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Phantom of the Paradise

Brian De Palma’s wild and wacky musical is a glitter-dusted horror/comedy/rock opera that could have only escaped from the 1970s.

sunday, april 19
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Costume contest before the film

The Breakfast Club

Join the Brat Pack for this 30th Anniversary celebration of The Breakfast Club!

TUESDAY, APRIL 21 & SATURDAY, APRIL 25
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Blue Velvet

Equal parts campy comedy, scathing social critique and demented horror film, Blue Velvet is a true original, and perhaps the iconic director’s most enduringly influential masterpiece.

weds., april 22
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Special Earth Day Screening!

Planetary

Planetary is the follow-up to the award-winning short film Overview, which captivated audiences with astronauts’ stories of what it means to see the Earth from space.

weds., april 22
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The Water Diviner

See the new drama The Water Diviner before its national theatrical release, featuring a captured-live post-film discussion with the film’s Oscar-winning director/star Russell Crowe!

thursday, april 23
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Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco

A new documentary about legendary trail runner Micah True, who sparked a barefoot running revolution.

thursday, april 23
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Planet of the Apes

It’s Charlton Heston vs. the Damn Dirty Apes in the original sci-fi classic that had the whole planet going bananas!

friday, april 24 & saturday, april 25
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Director Kirby Dick in person!

The Hunting Ground

From acclaimed writer/director Kirby Dick comes The Hunting Ground, a piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on campuses, poised to light a fire under a national debate.

starts april 24
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The Salt of the Earth

This stunning new Academy Award nominated documentary takes us on a breathtaking visual odyssey as we see the world through the eyes of one of the greatest image-makers of the last century.

starts april 24
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Step Up, Speak Out, End Bullying: PSA Showcase and Awards Event

A free community event highlighting student-produced, 30-second public service announcements based on the theme “Creating a Safe Space for All.”

saturday, april 25
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Featuring a Skype with director Andy Abrahams Wilson!

Under Our Skin 2: Emergence

The stirring sequel to the original shocking Lyme disease expose!

saturday, april 25
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35mm print!

Grizzly Man

University of Arizona professor Daniel Sullivan will discuss the psychology of Timothy Treadwell at this special Science on Screen event!

tuesday, april 28
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35mm Print!

Wild at Heart

Lynch’s erotically-charged version of Barry Gifford’s cult novel is oversaturated with saccharine lust, rollicking in grotesquerie and surreally influenced by The Wizard of Oz.

weds., april 29
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Deli Man

At last, the deli documentary you’ve been waiting for! The charming and undeniably mouthwatering new film explores Jewish culture and cuisine as it reflects the heart of a vital ethnic history.

thursday, april 30
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Mad Max

The future is now, and it ain’t pretty in this nihilistic road-rage sci-fi action flick that turned the world on to the pleasures of life after the apocalypse.

friday, may 1 & saturday, may 2
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Roar

Roar is the kind of deliriously gonzo moviemaking that will never be seen again. Miss this one at your own peril!

starts may 1
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Clouds of Sils Maria

Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, and Chloë Grace Moretz light up this scintillating showbiz drama from acclaimed director Olivier Assayas!

starts may 1
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An Honest Liar

An Honest Liar is a fascinating and revelatory documentary about the world-famous magician, escape artist, and world-renowned enemy of deception, James ‘The Amazing’ Randi.

starts may 1
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Seeds of Time

In Seeds of Time, agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. With Cary Fowler in person and a seed swap before the film.

sunday, may 3
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The Jerk

Steve Martin stars in this hilarious, gag-filled comedy classic, a rags-to-riches-to-rags tale about one optimistic imbecile’s journey through the American Dream.

friday, may 8 & saturday, may 9
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Dior and I

Filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng follows up his previous fashion films, Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel and Valentino: The Last Emperor, with another masterful exploration of a towering fashion institution.

starts may 8
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Welcome to Me

What happens when a young woman with borderline personality disorder wins the lottery? In the case of Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig), she quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own off-the-wall talk show!

starts may 8
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Special Mother's Day Screening!

Bringing Up Baby

Perhaps the definitive screwball comedy from Hollywood’s Golden Era, this is a delicious movie treat that can’t be beat!

sunday, may 10
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Richard III

In Richard III, director, producer, and star Laurence Olivier brings Shakespeare’s masterpiece of Machiavellian villainy to ravishing cinematic life.

sunday, may 17
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Tangerines

Set against a beautiful landscape defiled by war, this poetic and heartfelt film (the first Estonian production to garner an Academy Award nomination) makes an eloquent statement for peace.

starts may 22