Films
4th Friday Films at MOCA

FREE SCREENING!

Frida

The life and career of one of Mexico’s most prominent, iconoclastic painters comes to the screen under the guiding hand of producer/star Salma Hayek and director Julie Taymor in the Oscar-winning drama, Frida.

Friday, June 23

My Cousin Rachel

A dark and suspenseful romance based on the classic novel by Daphne du Maurier tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin (Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz).

now showing

I, Daniel Blake

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make.

now showing

Logan Noir

Experience the critically-acclaimed superhero drama Logan in stunning black and white!

now showing

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Featuring original members of the Buena Vista Social Club as they embark on their 2016 Farewell Tour, this is a vibrant, joyful, music-filled documentary sequel that will have you dancing in the aisles!

now showing

A Quiet Passion

Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) delivers a triumphant performance as Emily Dickinson as she personifies the wit and intellectual independence of the poet whose genius only came to be recognized after her death.

now showing
Cult Classics

Dope

In the fun and moving teen caper comedy Dope, Malcolm is a ’90s hip-hop-loving, retro flat-top-wearing high school geek carefully surviving life in Inglewood as he dreams of getting into Harvard.

FRIDAY, JUNE 23 & SATURDAY, JUNE 24
ROLLING REELS

FREE OFF-SITE SCREENING!

Junior Bonner

Please join us for a special free outdoor presentation of Junior Bonner, in Dragoon, AZ with Dr. Tom Sheridan in person!

Saturday, June 24
Mondo Mondays

Maniac Cop

Written by genre master Larry Cohen (The Stuff, Q the Winged Serpent), and directed by William Lustig (Maniac), Maniac Cop will really put you away … forever!

MONDAY, JUNE 26
Special Events

Free Admission! This screening will take place at San Xavier Cooperative Farm

Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock

Join us for a free outdoor screening of the acclaimed new documentary featuring a discussion with filmmaker Myron Dewey!

TUESDAY, JUNE 27
Social Justice Summer

FREE ADMISSION! THIS SCREENING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE GLOBAL JUSTICE CENTER

Jackson

The gripping, award-winning documentary Jackson delves into the conflict between religious freedom and reproductive rights in the Deep South.

WEDS., JUNE 28
Outdoor Movie Party!

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.

THURSDAY, JUNE 29
Loft Member Screenings

The Bad Batch

Ana Lily Amirpour’s highly anticipated follow-up to her acclaimed vampire western, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, is a unique post-apocalyptic thriller that’s part Mad Max, part Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and all Amirpour.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30
Cult Classics

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Joan Crawford dukes it out with her on and off-screen rival Bette Davis in this hilarious shocker that takes sisterly love and throws it down the staircase!

FRIDAY, JUNE 30 & SATURDAY, JULY 1

The Bad Batch

Ana Lily Amirpour’s highly anticipated follow-up to her acclaimed vampire western, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, is a unique post-apocalyptic thriller that’s part Mad Max, part Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and all Amirpour.

Starts June 30

The Hero

The legendary Sam Elliott stars as an aging actor confronting his mortality in this moving new comedy/drama from writer/director Brett Haley.

Starts June 30
Outdoor Movie Party!

Cat Video Fest

The cats are back! Catch an all-new and purr-fectly hilarious collection of kooky kitty videos on the big screen at The Loft Cinema, and help us raise money for cats in need while you’re having a ton of feline fun!

SATURDAY, JULY 1 & SATURDAY, JULY 8
Outdoor Movie Party!

Cry-Baby

When a dangerously dreamy delinquent from the wrong side of the tracks sets his sights on a squeaky clean teen queen from the country club set, you can bet there’s going to be a whole lot of trouble (and singing!) in John Waters’ quirky spoof of ‘50s Teens Gone Wild flicks.

SUNDAY, JULY 2
Mondo Mondays

Sleepaway Camp

Young Angela is all set for some good clean summer fun at Camp Arawak. Let’s see, there’ll be hiking, canoeing, crafting, and oh yeah … rivers of gore!

Monday, July 3
Outdoor Movie Party!

50th Anniversary!

Monterey Pop

On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival captured a decade’s spirit and ushered in a new era of rock and roll.

Monday, July 3
Outdoor Movie Party!

Jaws

This 4th of July, the fireworks will have teeth as you experience the greatest summer fright flick of all-time at a wet-n-wild outdoor screening that will make you glad you’re nowhere near the ocean!

TUESDAY, JULY 4
Outdoor Movie Party!

Stop Making Sense

Celebrate the career of the late, great director Jonathan Demme at a rocking outdoor screening of his legendary Talking Heads concert film, Stop Making Sense!

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5
Social Justice Summer

Free Admission! This screening will take place at The Global Justice Center

Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation

The inspiring, politically-charged doc follows the Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team on the road as they compete for themselves and for all their people.

Wednesday, July 5
Outdoor Movie Party!

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Summer Camp returns to The Loft Cinema for a one-night-only screening of Russ Meyer’s outrageously campy rock musical, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, written by Roger Ebert! This is my Happening, and it freaks me out!

THURSDAY, JULY 6
First Friday Shorts

First Friday Shorts

Bring us your short films and we’ll play them on the largest movie screen in Southern Arizona! $200 monthly cash prize with a $1,000 annual prize.

Friday, July 7
Cult Classics

Idiocracy

In Idiocracy, writer/director Mike Judge (Office Space) hilariously visualizes a future in which “dumbing down” has become the new status quo … and no, this ISN’T a documentary!

Friday, July 7 & Saturday, July 8

Maudie

Academy Award-nominees Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke star in the true story of Maud Lewis, who overcame the physical challenge of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s premier folk artists.

Starts July 7
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

Whale Rider

This crowd-pleasing, Oscar-nominated family film from New Zealand is a magical and deeply moving story of one young girl’s struggle to fulfill her destiny.

Saturday, July 8
Mondo Mondays

Meatballs Part II

This low-rent, brain-dead sequel to the 1979 hit Meatballs finds Bill Murray long gone (shocking!) as a new bunch of campers and counselors unleash a summer of shenanigans!

Monday, July 10
Social Justice Summer

Free Admission! This screening will take place at The Global Justice Center

Who is Dayani Cristal?

The startling hybrid documentary Who is Dayani Cristal? looks at the immigration issue from the most basic human vantage point.

WEDS., JULY 12
Poetry on Film

Free Admission! This screening will take place at The University of Arizona Poetry Center

New York International Children’s Film Festival Best of the Festival Short Films

Join us for a special night of imaginative short films for kids and adults of all ages!

WEDS., JULY 12
Cult Classics

20th Anniversary!

Lost Highway

Lost Highway is an intricately structured explosion of expressionistic strangeness, and a key example of Lynch’s unique ability to push the boundaries of conventional storytelling.

FRIDAY, JULY 14 & SATURDAY, JULY 15

Lost in Paris

The latest comedic confection from filmmaking duo Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon (L’iceberg, Rhumba, The Fairy) is a hilarious screwball comedy of love, confusion and pratfalls, crafted in their signature whimsical style.

Starts July 14
ROLLING REELS

Free off-site screening!

Rango

Please join us for a special free outdoor presentation of Rango, in Arivaca, AZ at the Arivaca Community Center!

Saturday, July 15
ROLLING REELS

FREE OFF-SITE SCREENING!

An Injury to One

Please join us for a special free outdoor presentation of An Injury to One in Bisbee, AZ at the Central School Project!

Sunday, July 16
Mondo Mondays

Cheerleader Camp

Welcome to Camp Hurrah, where bloody pom-poms are the hottest new accessory when a psycho killer begins slaughtering high school cheerleaders on the eve of the all-state finals.

MONDAY, JULY 17
National Theatre Live

Saint Joan

Joan: daughter, farm girl, visionary, patriot, king-whisperer, soldier, leader, victor, icon, radical, witch, heretic, saint, martyr, woman.

Tues., July 18 & Thurs., July 20
Social Justice Summer

FREE ADMISSION! THIS SCREENING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE GLOBAL JUSTICE CENTER

I Am Not Your Negro

A radical examination of race in America using Baldwin’s original words and rich archival material, screening at The Global Justice Center.

WEDS., JULY 19
Cult Classics

25th Anniversary!

Wayne’s World

It’s party time, excellent, with this hilariously goofy pop culture comedy that still ranks as the highest-grossing Saturday Night Live spin-off in history.

FRIDAY, JULY 21 & SATURDAY, JULY 22
ROLLING REELS

FREE OFF-SITE SCREENING!

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Please join us for a special free outdoor presentation of Hunt for the Wilderpeople on the Pascua Yaqui Reservation!

Friday, July 21
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

UNDERWATER ADVENTURE KICK-OFF PARTY AT TRAIL DUST TOWN

Celebrate the kick-off of Loft Kids Fest at Trail Dust Town with FREE Underwater Adventure themed festivities, live music, games, giveaways and more!

FRIDAY, JULY 21
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Cinderella (2015)

An enchanting live-action remake of the beloved Disney animated classic from acclaimed director Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet, Iron Man).

SATURDAY, JULY 22
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

A Loft tradition for 39 years and counting! With the “Heavy Petting” shadow cast live and in your face!

saturday, july 22
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Kubo and the Two Strings

In this epic animated adventure, kindhearted Kubo ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town, including Hosato, Hashi and Kameyo.

SUNDAY, JULY 23
Mondo Mondays

Party Camp

A mind is a terrible thing to waste, and it doesn’t get much more mindless (or terrible!) than a summer spent among the nerds, jocks, nudists and Ferris Bueller-wanna be’s at Party Camp!

MONDAY, JULY 24
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Disneynature: Oceans

This live-action treat from Disneynature takes viewers on a spectacular journey in to the depths of a watery wonderland filled with mystery, beauty and power.

MONDAY, JULY 24
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee is the inspirational story of a smart eleven-year-old girl from south Los Angeles with a gift for words and dreams of competing in a national Spelling Bee.

TUESDAY, JULY 25
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Bee Movie

From creator Jerry Seinfeld comes Bee Movie, a hilarious animated comedy that will change everything you thought you knew about bees.

WEDS., JULY 26
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

The Sandlot

An awkward young boy experiences a summer filled with baseball and wild adventures that might just make him the big man in his small town.

Tuesday, July 27
Cult Classics

Twelve Monkeys

Celebrated filmmaker Terry Gilliam (Brazil) unleashes this intense, darkly comic sci-fi mind-bender about time travel, the apocalypse and Bruce Willis!

FRIDAY, JULY 28 & SATURDAY, JULY 29
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Looney Tunes on the Big Screen!

Relive the Saturday mornings of yesteryear with your favorite Warner Brothers characters at our FREE Loft Kids Fest!

FRIDAY, JULY 28
4th Friday Films at MOCA

Free Outdoor Screening!

The Salt of the Earth

This stunning 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.

Friday, July 28
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Ponyo

Perfect for audiences of all ages, Ponyo centers on the friendship between five-year-old Sosuke and a magical goldfish named Ponyo, the young daughter of a sorcerer father and a sea-goddess mother.

SATURDAY, JULY 29
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Ice Age

The first film in the beloved Ice Age series is a fun and fast-paced comedy/adventure thousands of years in the making!

SUNDAY, JULY 30
Mondo Mondays

Madman

A wicked campfire legend becomes a nightmare of gushing gore, gratuituous nudity and overwrought acting when a psychotic farmer with an axe to grind goes on a B-movie summer camp rampage!

MONDAY, JULY 31
Community Rentals

Local Film Premiere!

Fractured

On his first case as a Private Investigator, Tommy Collins tracks down what is believed to be an unknown serial killer who hides his murders as accidents.

Tuesday, Aug. 1
Cult Classics

20th Anniversary!

Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion

A pair of nerdy party girls reinvent themselves for their 10-year high school reunion (in Tucson, AZ!) and find that some things never change.

FRIDAY, AUG. 4 & SATURDAY, AUG. 5
ROLLING REELS

FREE OFF-SITE SCREENING!

Buck

Please join us for a special free outdoor presentation of Buck in Three Points, AZ at Robles Elementary School!

Saturday, Aug. 5
Cult Classics

The Big Lebowski

A ridiculous case of mistaken identity embroils ultimate slacker Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski in a kidnapping case and throws him into the role of hapless detective.

FRIDAY, AUG. 11 & SATURDAY, AUG. 12
Loft Jr.

FREE ADMISSION!

Sing

From the studio that brought you The Secret Life of Pets comes this toe-tapping, star-studded animated comedy about finding the music inside all of us.

SATURDAY, AUG. 12
Cult Classics

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight returns and this time he’s got a whole new slew of toys for his war on crime in Christopher Nolan’s epic follow-up to Batman Begins.

FRIDAY, AUG. 18 & SATURDAY, AUG. 19
National Theatre Live

National Theatre Live

Twelfth Night

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a bold new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity.

Tues., Aug. 22 & Thurs., Aug. 24
4th Friday Films at MOCA

Free Outdoor Screening!

Pollock

Directed by and starring Best Actor Oscar-nominee Ed Harris, Pollock is an intense, beautifully-crafted drama about the legendary American painter.

Friday, August 25
Special Events

Loft Cinema Movie Poster Sale

The Loft Cinema will now offer our eclectic original movie posters at a monthly poster sale.

Saturday, Aug. 26
70MM Showcase

70mm print!

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia is as close to perfect as epic cinema can get, and was made to be seen on the big screen in 70mm!

SUNDAY, AUG. 27
Loft Jr.

FREE ADMISSION!

Shaun the Sheep Movie

From Aardman Studios, creators of Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run, comes the delightfully zany stop-motion animated comedy, Shaun the Sheep Movie!

SATURDAY, SEPT. 9
4th Friday Films at MOCA

Free Outdoor Screening!

Waste Land

The Oscar-nominated documentary Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho.

Friday, Sept. 22
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

Hocus Pocus

A trio of kooky witches conjures up a cauldron of laughs and causes a whole lot of trouble on one very memorable Halloween night!

SATURDAY, OCT. 14
Loft Jr.

Free Admission! Subtítulos en español!

The Book of Life

The Book of Life is a dazzling and fun animated adventure through Mexican folklore, following a young man who is torn between becoming a matador, as his family wishes, and following his heart.

SATURDAY, NOV. 4