Monthly Movie Nights

August Monthly Movie 2023


32 Sounds is an immersive feature documentary and profound sensory experience from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green (The Weather Underground) featuring original music by JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN). The film explores the elemental phenomenon of sound by weaving together 32 specific sound explorations into a cinematic meditation on the power of sound to bend time, cross borders, and profoundly shape our perception of the world around us. Join Oscar-nominated filmmaker Green as he takes the audience on a journey through time and space — exploring everything from forgotten childhood memories, to the soundtrack of resistance, to subaquatic symphonies — [...]

August Monthly Movie 20232023-06-27T10:54:55-07:00

July Monthly Movie 2023


Bones of Crows is a multi-generational epic and story of resilience told through the eyes of Cree Matriarch Aline Spears (played throughout her life by Summer Testawich; Grace Dove, Alaska Daily; and Carla Rae, Rutherford Falls). Removed from their family home and forced into Canada’s residential school system, young musical prodigy Aline and her siblings are plunged into a struggle for survival. Over the next hundred years, Aline and her descendants fight against systemic starvation, racism and sexual abuse — and to build a more just future. In the face of a rapidly shifting and hostile world, Aline's remarkable journey [...]

July Monthly Movie 20232023-06-27T10:51:56-07:00

June Monthly Movie 2023


Laemmle Theaters, the beloved art house cinema chain in Los Angeles has an astonishing legacy, with ties to the origins of Hollywood. This is a story about a 3rd generation family business and their determination to survive. BUY TICKETS HERE

June Monthly Movie 20232023-06-12T18:42:39-07:00

April Monthly Movie 2023


Turn Every Page is a fascinating documentary that explores the lives and work of two of America's greatest storytellers, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro and legendary editor Robert Gottlieb. The film provides humor and insight as Caro and Gottlieb discuss their fifty-five-year relationship and the challenges they faced while working on Caro's critically acclaimed biographies of Lyndon B. Johnson. Purchase Tickets Here

April Monthly Movie 20232023-04-07T14:10:19-07:00

March Monthly Movie 2023


Set in 1952 London, the film will follow Williams, a veteran civil servant, who has become a small cog in the bureaucracy of rebuilding post-WWII England. As endless paperwork piles up on his desk, he learns he has a fatal illness. Thus begins his quest to find some meaning to his seemingly grey, monotonous life before it slips away. He first attempts, with limited success, to throw himself into debauchery during a wild night in Brighton in the company of a bohemian writer he befriends there. Then, arriving back in London, he ignores family and work responsibilities for days on [...]

March Monthly Movie 20232023-03-12T18:21:42-07:00

February Monthly Movie 2023


We're gonna mix it up a little bit this month and celebrate the world of short films! For the Monday Night Movie, we will be screening the five DOCUMENTARY SHORTS that have been nominated for an Oscar this year at the 95th Academy Awards. We'll start at 6:30pm sharp and screen the first three: Haulout Stranger at the Gate How Do You Measure a Year? At the 20-minute intermission, you'll have time to grab an adult beverage or a snack and then we'll get to preview two more provocative films: The Elephant Whisperers The Martha Mitchell Effect With about three hours of [...]

February Monthly Movie 20232023-02-11T10:50:40-08:00

January Monthly Movie 2023


Our first offering for 2023 will be "Three Minutes: A Lengthening" on Monday, January 30th at 6:30pm.  Three Minutes - A Lengthening presents a home movie shot by David Kurtz in 1938 in a Jewish town in Poland and tries to postpone its ending. As long as we are watching, history is not over yet. The three minutes of footage, mostly in color, are the only moving images left of the Jewish inhabitants of Nasielsk before the Holocaust. The existing three minutes are examined to unravel the human stories hidden in the celluloid. The footage is imaginatively edited to create [...]

January Monthly Movie 20232022-12-21T10:19:27-08:00

November Monthly Movie 2022


HALLELUJAH: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song is a definitive exploration of singersongwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, “Hallelujah.” This feature-length documentary weaves together three creative strands: The songwriter and his times; the song’s dramatic journey from record label reject to chart-topping hit; and moving testimonies from major recording artists for whom “Hallelujah” has become a personal touchstone. Approved for production by Leonard Cohen just before his 80th birthday in 2014, the film accesses a wealth of never-before-seen archival materials from the Cohen Trust including Cohen’s personal notebooks, journals and photographs, performance footage, [...]

November Monthly Movie 20222022-11-08T12:30:26-08:00

October Monthly Movie 2022


Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things — each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple roamed the planet, chasing eruptions and documenting their discoveries. Ultimately, they lost their lives in a 1991 volcanic explosion, leaving a legacy that forever enriched our knowledge of the natural world. Director Sara Dosa and the filmmaking team fashion a lyrical celebration of the intrepid scientists’ spirit of adventure, drawing from the Kraffts’ spectacular archive. FIRE OF LOVE tells a story of primordial creation and destruction, following two bold explorers as they venture into the unknown, all for the sake [...]

October Monthly Movie 20222022-10-11T11:50:48-07:00
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