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DUNKIRK

Now Showing

Acclaimed auteur Christopher Nolan directs this World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance co-star, with longtime Nolan collaborator Hans Zimmer providing the score.

Rated PG-13, 2 hrs

FOOD EVOLUTION: NARRATED BY NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

Showing July 22 and 23

*Members get 2-for-1 tickets

Directed by Academy Award Nominee, Scott Hamilton Kennedy. 

“When results are repeated and found to be true — that is scientific truth. Laws should be made based on truth. Or that is the end of an informed democracy.” -Neil Degrasse Tyson

From Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, FOOD EVOLUTION is set amidst a brutally polarized debate marked by fear, distrust and confusion: the controversy surrounding GMOs and food.

Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, FOOD EVOLUTION wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time.

Enlisting experts and icons of the struggle such as Mark Lynas, Alison Van Eenennaam, Jeffrey Smith, Andrew Kimbrell, Vandana Shiva, Robert Fraley, Marion Nestle and Bill Nye, as well as farmers and scientists from around the world, this bold and necessary documentary separates the hype from the science to unravel the debate around food.

While the passionate advocates on all sides of this debate agree on the need for safe, nutritious and sustainable food for the planet, their differing views over what constitutes the truth have pit them against each other, rendering the subject of food itself into an ideological battleground.

This film was funded by the Institute of Food Technologists, a non-profit organization of food scientists from around the world.

Unrated, 1 hr, 32 mins

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW with MIDNIGHT INSANITY SHADOWCAST

EVERY Saturday at MIDNIGHT

If you haven’t seen ROCKY with our shadowcast you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. Costumes and audience participation galore! This low-budget freak show/cult classic/cultural institution concerns the misadventures of newlyweds inside a mad scientist’s strange mansion and crazy party that they come across on a rainy night after their car breaks down in the woods.

Rated R, 1 hr, 40 min.

THE NEW YORK HARDCORE CHRONICLES

Coming July 24th at 9pm

“I think they used us for this whole gentrification, we were the first one’s here, we had to deal with the gangs that were here. Nobody ever walked down to Ave’s B, C or D, nobody would ever go that way, but we did.”  -Roger Miret, Agnostic Front

“For me hardcore is in my soul and NYHC lives forever It’s not either or not you are a part of it or living vicariously thru it. The fact is I was there, I’ve seen it and it’s eternal.” -Billy Milano, The Psychos/S.O.D./M.O.D.

“I came up with all these words which became the New York crew song, the whole framework of this band that wasn’t going to let people do this to us anymore. We weren’t going to be doormats. Because we’re being cool and nice doesn’t give you the right to walk on us.” -Mike Judge, Judge

Director Drew Stone’s The New York Chronicles Film is an incredible journey thru the community and culture of the iconic New York hardcore scene. Not the typical history of a local music scene but so much more. Shot in an episodic formant the film contains over 60 interviews, never before seen footage, photos and a blazing soundtrack. With appearances by Roger Miret & Vinnie Stigma (Agnostic Front), Lou Koller, Craig Setari (Sick Of It All) Ray Cappo (Youth Of Today), Billy Graziadei (Biohazard), Billy Milano ( S.O.D. / M.O.D.) and Mike Judge (Judge). The film addresses the community, culture, straight edge and DIY ethic of the hardcore scene in the greatest city in the world that is still vibrant, relevant and going strong to this day. Buy the ticket and take the ride!

Unrated, 1 hr, 56 mins

BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY

Coming Sat July 29 at 11am with Q&A with Director

Coming Sun July 30 at 11am with Panel Speakers

BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY is a feature length documentary that examines how women are being jailed, physically violated and even put at risk of dying as a radical movement tightens its grip across America.

The film tells the story of women who have become collateral damage in the aggressive campaign to take control of reproductive health care and to allow states, courts and religious doctrine to govern whether, when and how women will bear children.

The documentary explores the accelerating gains of the crusade to control pregnant women and the fallout that is creating a public health crisis, turning pregnant women into criminals and challenging the constitutional protections of every woman in America.

This is the real-life “Handmaid’s Tale.”

Unrated, 1 hr, 45 mins

DAVID GILMOUR LIVE AT POMPEII

LIVE SHOWING  – September 13 @ 7:00 PM

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed ‘Live At Pompeii’ in the legendary Roman Amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album ‘Rattle That Lock’. The performances were the first-ever rock concerts for an audience in the stone Roman amphitheatre, and, for two nights only, the 2,600 strong crowd stood exactly where gladiators would have fought in the first century AD.

The Art Theatre is proud to present a live screening of‘David Gilmour Live At Pompeii’,  an audio-visual spectacle, featuring lasers, pyrotechnics and a huge circular screen on which specially-created films complement selected songs, but paramount above all is the astonishing music and stellar performances from an all-star band.

The show includes songs from throughout David’s career, as well as many Pink Floyd classics, including ‘One Of These Days’, the only song that was also performed at the band’s 1971 show. Both concerts also saw very special performances of ‘The Great Gig In The Sky’ from ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’, which David rarely plays as a solo artist. Tickets are limited, don’t miss it !

AMERICAN VALHALLA: IGGY POP DOCUMENTARY

Coming Friday September 15 at 9pm

American Valhalla tells the story of an extraordinary musical collaboration between two mavericks of American rock: Iggy Pop and Queens of the Stone Age front-man, Joshua Homme, who along with Andreas Neumann co-directed the film. The result was one of the best albums of 2016: Iggy’s “Post Pop Depression.”

The film takes you on a journey from the conception of this musical partnership and the first demos recorded in Californian desert by – what became – the Post Pop Depression band that included Dean Fertita (QOTSA) and drummer Matt Helders (Arctic Monkeys), and onto the release of the album, proceeded by a sold-out American and European Tour that featured the epic performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

American Valhalla is a crown jewel of this once-in-a-life-time kind of a project. Featuring stunning cinematography, insightful interviews and access all areas footage, the film reveals just what is means to know that if you risk nothing, you gain nothing, no matter who you are.

Rated R, 1 hr, 21 mins

TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK

Coming Friday September 19 at 7:30pm

“Channels and sustains the energy of restless youth while communicating the distinctive qualities of a community that carried collectivist 1960s ideals into a new generation, even as it rejected any vestige of their hippie parents’ music.” –Variety

“If you were there with them, in the clubs…. have a good time with this movie. Everyone else…this is a party!” -SF Chronicle

Narrated by Iggy Pop, Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk explores Northern California’s pivotal role in evolution of punk rock – the loud, intense and anti-authoritarian philosophy of music and politics that arose in the late 1970s. Early San Francisco Bay Area punk pioneers like Dead Kennedys, Avengers and Flipper as well as the Maximum Rocknroll fanzine helped take the punk underground global.

Unrated R, 2 hr, 35 mins

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