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The Big Lebowski

Take it easy and spend your Memorial Day Weekend with The Dude!

friday, may 22 - monday, may 25
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Slow West

Michael Fassbender stars in this offbeat Western that twists genre conventions into riveting and sometimes shockingly hilarious new shapes.

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Good Kill

A troubled Air Force officer (Oscar-nominee Ethan Hawke) in charge of directing drone strikes enters a moral minefield as the rationale for targeting purported terrorists becomes ever more murky.

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Lambert & Stamp

Lambert & Stamp is a wonderfully alive, behind-the-music chronicle that rescues two genuine mavericks from the footnotes of rock ‘n’ roll history.

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The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Powered by the antics of a mischievous centenarian on the run, this loveably oddball Swedish comedy abounds with irreverent charm.

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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!

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5 Flights Up

Oscar-winners Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman play a couple whose attempts at relocation send them on an urban odyssey – and help them redefine the meaning of home.

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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.

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The Room

The ultimate cinematic car crash from which you will definitely NOT want to look away, The Room is a cult sensation that is hilariously awful and borderline surreal in ways that can only be explained by sheer artistic madness.

SATURDAY, MAY 23
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The Disaster Artist with Greg Sestero plus The Room!

Greg Sestero (who plays Mark in The Room … “Oh, Hi Mark!”) will discuss his revealing, inspiring and hilarious memoir, The Disaster Artist before a screening of The Room.

saturday, may 23
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Rock ‘n’ Roll High School

The Ramones star in one of the all-time greatest teen-sploitation rock ‘n’ roll flicks ever made!

monday, may 25
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With Special Guest!

Bite Size

A sensitive and thought-provoking documentary on the obesity epidemic currently affecting one in three American children. Featuring a special introduction by youth health advocate Hailie Thomas.

weds., may 27
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Citizen Kane

Rightly considered the most electrifying debut in screen history, Citizen Kane is routinely cited as the greatest film ever made, but even more importantly, it’s a film that is as entertaining as it is important.

thursday, may 28
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Batman

In 1989, director Tim Burton gave birth to what would become the modern superhero genre with his blockbusters smash, Batman.

friday, may 29 & saturday, may 30
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5 to 7

A chance encounter on the streets of Manhattan draws 20-something aspiring writer Brian (Anton Yelchin) into a passionate love affair with a glamorous French woman (Bérénice Marlohe).

starts may 29
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The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)

The final chapter in the shocking Human Centipede saga takes one of the most notorious movie franchises in history to new heights (or depths) of gross-out depravity!

starts may 29
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Iris

One of the final films from  Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens) pairs the celebrated filmmaker with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades.

starts may 29
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The Frozen Sing-A-Long!

Get ready to “Let it Go” at this very special interactive sing-a-long screening of Disney’s beloved musical!

starts may 30
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Flesh Gordon

The Space Age Sex Spoof that is out of this world!

MONDAY, JUNE 1
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Costume Contest!

Grey Gardens

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of this unforgettable look at one of the most unforgettable mother/daughter duos in movie history.

tuesday, june 2
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13 Ghosts

Presented in thrilling, chilling ILLUSION-O! Each patron will be supplied with a special “Ghost Viewer” to see all 13 Ghosts. You won’t believe your eyes!

weds., june 3
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Howl’s Moving Castle

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl.

FRIDAY, JUNE 5 & SATURDAY, JUNE 6
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First Friday Shorts

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

friday, june 5
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The Nightmare

In this unique documentary-horror film, we experience the terror that a surprisingly large number of people suffer when they find themselves trapped between the sleeping and waking worlds every night.

starts june 5
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In the Name of My Daughter

Acclaimed French director André Téchiné brings a gripping real-life thriller to the screen in this penetrating psychological drama.

starts june 5
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Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll

Tracks the twists and turns of Cambodian music as it morphs into rock and roll, blossoms, and is nearly destroyed along with the rest of the country.

starts june 5
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Everything is Terrible! The Legends Show

A culmination of the first seven (of 777) years of work from the video alchemists at EIT!

saturday, june 6
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Doomsdays

A pre-apocalyptic comedy that follows the misadventures of a pair of free-wheeling squatters with a taste for unoccupied vacation homes in the Catskills.

saturday, june 6 - thursday, june 11
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The Hard Problem

Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play, The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner.

starts june 7
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Battle Beyond the Stars

Roger Corman takes on Star Wars in this immensely fun, laser-happy rip-off set in a galaxy not all that far, far away.

MONDAY, JUNE 8
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House on Haunted Hill

Presented in amazing EMERGO! The thrills will fly right off the screen and into the audience!

weds., june 10
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post-film Q&A!

Strange Blood

Get ready for an evening of pure terror at the World Theatrical Premiere of the new horror thriller, Strange Blood!

THURSDAY, JUNE 11
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Kung Fu Panda

Free outdoor screening at Trail Dust Town of this fun animated martial arts adventure!

friday, june 12
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Bridesmaids

A maid of honor’s life unravels as she leads her best friend and a group of colorful bridesmaids on a wild ride down the road to matrimony.

FRIday, JUNE 12 & SATurday, JUNE 13
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When Marnie Was There

The newest animated feature from Studio Ghibli, and the second feature film by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, the director of The Secret World of Arrietty.

starts june 12
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Results

Two mismatched personal trainers’ lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.

starts june 12
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Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World

Belinda Sallin’s definitive documentary is both a mesmerizing introduction to Giger’s oeuvre and a must-see for Giger devotees.

starts june 12
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Kung Fu Panda

A clumsy panda bear becomes an unlikely kung fu hero when a treacherous enemy spreads chaos throughout the land.

saturday, june 13
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free wine tasting!

Some Like it Hot

One of the funniest and most flavorful big-screen comedies of all-time paired with a fabulous free wine tasting before the movie, courtesy of Sierra Bonita Vineyards in Willcox, AZ!

SUNDAY, JUNE 14
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Queen of Outer Space

Mankind’s first fantastic flight to Venus – the female planet!

MONDAY, june 15
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Alien

A truly timeless terror classic that’s twice as terrifying on the big screen!

tuesday, june 16
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Homicidal

Presented with a FRIGHT BREAK! There will be a special FRIGHT BREAK during this showing of Homicidal. All those too frightened to see the end of the picture will be welcomed to the COWARD’S CORNER!

weds., june 17
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Steven Spielberg returned to the thrill-a-minute world of Indiana Jones in this action-packed prequel to his smash adventure Raiders of the Lost Ark.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19 & SATURDAY, JUNE 20
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Reality

Jon Heder and Eric Wareheim star in this head-spinning Hollywood satire from the director of the “killer tire” comedy, Rubber!

starts june 19
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Sunshine Superman

A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular – and dangerous – feats of foot-launched human flight.

starts june 19
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Live from New York!

Live From New York! explores Saturday Night Live’s early years as a groundbreaking, late-night comedy and music experiment and follows its evolution into a cherished comedy institution.

starts june 19
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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, june 20
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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.

sunday, june 21
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Special Father’s Day Screening

Bullitt

Featuring one of Steve McQueen’s definitive screen performances, Bullitt is a tight-and-taut action classic that must be experienced on the big screen! 35mm print!

sunday, june 21
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Creature

It’s been sleeping peacefully on a moon of Saturn for 2,000 centuries … until now!

MONDAY, JUNE 22
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A Summer’s Tale

The 1996 simple summer vacation romance from legendary French New Wave filmmaker Eric Rohmer (Claire’s Knee, Pauline at the Beach) can at last be viewed in the U.S., and we’re celebrating with a free screening!

tuesday, june 23
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The Tingler

Presented in electrifying PERCEPTO! You too will feel every shocking sensation! Guarantee: The Tingler will break loose in the theatre while YOU are in the audience!”

weds., june 24
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Pulp Fiction

An outrageously violent, time-twisting, pop culture funhouse, Pulp Fiction is widely considered to be Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece, as well as the most influential American movie of the 1990s.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26 & SATURDAY, JUNE 27
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Félix and Meira

Félix and Meira is a touching story of an unconventional romance between two people living vastly different realities mere blocks away from one another.

starts june 26
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The Wolfpack

Locked away from society, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch and spend their childhood re-enacting their favorites using elaborate homemade props and costumes.

starts june 26
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Night of the Living Dead (1990 version)

You can’t keep a good zombie down in this pulse-pounding 1990 remake of George A. Romero’s 1968 cult classic!

SUNDAY, JUNE 28
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The Pirates of Penzance

Gilbert and Sullivan’s dazzling The Pirates of Penzance comes to the English National Opera in a highly anticipated new production from renowned filmmaker Mike Leigh.

starts JUNE 28
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Mac and Me

An ugly Mysterious Alien Creature crash lands on Earth, where it befriends a lonely boy in a wheelchair and develops an unhealthy obsession with McDonald’s.

MONDAY, JUNE 29
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The Team America: World Police Sing-A-Long & Curse-A-Thon

Join your fellow fun-loving Americans as we put the “F” back in freedom!

saturday, july 4
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Jurassic Park

Take a walk in the park this 4th of July and scare yourself silly with one of the biggest and baddest summer blockbusters of all-time!

SATURDAY, JULY 4
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Man and Superman

Academy Award-nominee Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Bernard Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.

starts july 5
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The Muppet Movie Sing-A-Long!

Free outdoor interactive screening at Trail Dust Town!

friday, july 10
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PlantPure Nation

The new film from the producer and writer of the hit documentary Forks Over Knives, PlantPure Nation answers the question people ask when informed of the greatest health truth ever: “Why haven’t I heard this before?”

starts july 10
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The Muppet Movie Sing-A-Long!

A totally “gonzo” interactive screening of the one-and-only original Muppet Movie, featuring onscreen lyrics to all the film’s classic songs!

saturday, july 11
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Watership Down

Faithfully recreating the darkness, violence and political insight of Richard Adams’ cultishly-adored 1972 novel, Watership Down brought a rarely seen maturity and sophistication to the animated genre.

TUESDAY, JULY 14
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Loft Kids Fest Kick Off at Trail Dust Town!

To celebrate the kick-off of the 2015 Loft Kids Fest, Trail Dust Town will have free festivities, live music, games and more on Friday, July 17 starting at 5:30pm!

friday, july 17
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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN

Harry, Ron and Hermione return as teenagers for a third term at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

SATURDAY, JULY 18
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THE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MOVIE

Trouble is afloat in the underwater city of Bikini Bottom in this hilarious big-screen adventure based on the popular animated TV series.

SUNDAY, JULY 19
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BEARS

This live-action treat from Disneynature showcases a year in the life of a real bear family.

MONDAY, JULY 20
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Free admission!

CHICKEN RUN

From Aardman Studios comes this wonderfully “egg-citing” Claymation action/comedy in which the chickens will have their day!

TUESDAY, JULY 21
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HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS

An incredible shrinking ray leads to big fun in this wild fantasy/comedy from Walt Disney Studios!

WEDS., JULY 22
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THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE

The Triplets of Belleville is a wildly inventive and highly original animated adventure from France.

THURSDAY, JULY 23
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free admission!

Looney Tunes on the Big Screen!

Relive the Saturday mornings of yesteryear with your favorite Warner Brothers characters!

FRIDAY, JULY 24
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free admission!

THE MARY POPPINS SING-A-LONG!

Join Julie Andrews as the “practically perfect” Mary Poppins, the singing, flying, fun-loving nanny who turns every chore into a game and every day into a whimsical adventure!

SATURDAY, JULY 25
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free admission! 35mm print!

The Goonies

The Goonies is a rip-roaring, rollercoaster ride of movie that delivers the fun no matter how many times you’ve seen it.

SUNDAY, JULY 26
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Free outdoor screening atTrail Dust Town of this hilarious animated adventure!

friday, aug. 7
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Flint Lockwood and a brainy weathergirl attempt to discover why the rain has stopped, and food is falling in its place.

saturday, aug. 8
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Hiroshima Mon Amour

An intoxicating cornerstone of the French New Wave, the first feature film from legendary director Alain Resnais is one of the most influential art films of all time.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11
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Everyman

BAFTA-winner and Academy Award-nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays.

starts august 16
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale.

starts sept. 13
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free admission!

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

A delightful claymation comedy/adventure filled with fun, scares and endless imagination.

SATURDAY, OCT. 10
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Fantastic Mr. Fox

A hilarious and heartwarming animated adventure about a clever, quick and exceptionally well-dressed fox with a hunger for adventure.

saturday, november 14
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Hamlet

Academy Award-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

starts nov. 15