And Now For Something Completely Python

35mm print!

Monty Python’s The Life of Brian

One of the most hilariously dangerous comedies ever made.

Wednesday, Oct. 8
2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films


2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animated Shorts

Don’t miss your chance to experience this year’s best short films the way they were meant to be seen – on the big screen!

Cult Classics

Brand New Digital Restoration

The Dark Crystal

Muppets creator Jim Henson and co-director Frank Oz, inspired by a Lewis Carroll poem, broke new ground with this imaginative, sinister and exhilarating fantasy adventure unlike any other.

Friday, Feb. 22 - Sunday, Feb. 24

The Heiresses

The feature film debut of director Marcello Martinessi (who describes the film as “a coming-of-age film for a 60-year-old woman”), The Heiresses was selected as Paraguay’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.



The semi-autobiographical Roma is Cuarón’s most personal film to date – an immersive, technically masterful, compassionate work that, though set in the 1970s, speaks directly to contemporary Mexican society.


Closed Captions & Audio Description

The Wife

The Wife interweaves the story of the couple’s youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later—a lifetime’s shared compromises, secrets, betrayals and mutual love.


Closed Captions & Audio Description


Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, Capernaum (“Chaos”) is a gripping new drama about the journey of a clever, gutsy 12-year-old boy, Zain, who survives the dangers of the city streets by his wits.


Closed Captions & Audio Description

Cold War

Academy Award–winning director Paweł Pawlikowski follows up his box-office sensation Ida with this bittersweet, exquisitely crafted tale of an impossible love.



The latest beautifully heartrending drama from Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda (Nobody Knows) follows a poor family committing petty crimes to survive.

Mondo Mondays

Night of the Kickfighters

When a millionaire has his daughter kidnapped by terrorists who want to trade her in for his new laser weapon, he has no choice but to call a bargain basement James Bond and “kickfighting” enthusiast!

Monday, Feb. 25
Community Rentals

Dykes, Camera, Action!

Lesbians didn’t always get to see themselves on screen. But between Stonewall, the feminist movement, and the experimental cinema of the 1970s, they built visibility, and transformed the social imagination about queerness.

Tuesday, Feb. 26
Essential Cinema

To Sleep With Anger

A slow-burning masterwork of the early 1990s, this third feature by acclaimed filmmaker Charles Burnett (Killer of Sheep) is a singular piece of American mythmaking.

Wed., Feb. 27
Special Events

The Paper Chase

Based on the bestselling novel by John Jay Osborn, Jr., The Paper Chase is a smart, funny, literate drama about the trials and tribulations of law school.

Thursday, Feb. 28
Cult Classics

Teen Witch

As if being a teenager wasn’t hard enough, try being a Teen Witch and see what kind of hocus pocus hijinks you’ll have coming your way!

Friday, March 1 & Saturday, March 2
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, March 1

Never Look Away

The latest work from acclaimed filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck is a sweeping romantic historical drama following thirty years in the life of a great artist – loosely based on Gerhard Richter.

Starts March 1

Closed Captions

Lords of Chaos

Based on an astonishingly true story, Lords of Chaos recounts the exploits of the Norwegian black metal movement’s most notorious band: Mayhem.

Starts March 1

Brand New Digital Restoration!

Wings of Desire

Angels listen in on the innermost thoughts of mortals in Wim Wenders’s lovely, lyrical Wings of Desire, a soaring high-point of the director’s cinema and a moving, melancholic elegy to a divided Berlin.

Starts March 1
Special Events

Tucson’s Got Talent

Don’t miss all the excitement of the 4th Tucson’s Got Talent event, an all-ages showcase for some of Tucson’s best up-and-coming talent as they compete for fabulous cash prizes and titles!

Saturday, March 2
Special Events

Women in Horror Month Screening & Blood Drive!


Prepare yourself for this special screening of the horror thriller Raw, presented in honor of Women in Horror Month’s 10th anniversary!

Sunday, March 3
Community Rentals

A New Society

The crisis of democracy and capitalism in recent decades has generated a decline of hope for a just society. Yet, social scientists have never been so well equipped to provide an answer, thanks to developments in economics, sociology, legal theory and philosophy.

Sunday, March 3
Mondo Mondays

Hell Night

Linda Blair and her college pals spend the night in a haunted house and find themselves losing sleep … and their heads, in this fun hunk of drive-in junk from the golden age of slasher horror!

Monday, March 4
Community Rentals

Water Matters More

Join Tucson Audubon and the Patagonia Area Resource Alliance for a FREE showing of Water Matters More: Water Issues in the Patagonia Mountains at the Loft Cinema.

Tuesday, March 5
Special Events

The Cat Video Fest 2019!

Join your fellow cat fans for some major feline fun as we dive into this purr-fectly hilarious collection of kooky kitty videos on the big screen, and help us raise money for local cats in need!

Wed., March 6 & Saturday, March 9
The Films of Marlene Dietrich

35mm Print!

The Blue Angel

A scandalous revelation to 1930s audiences, challenging the limits of screen sexuality and launching Dietrich into the stratosphere of superstardom. 

Thursday, March 7
Cult Classics

Digital Restoration!


Don Coscarelli’s 1979 classic deftly mixes gothic horror, sci-fi, surrealism and a killer prog rock score into an adolescent fever dream that horror fans have never stopped worshipping.

Friday, March 8 & Saturday, March 9

Birds of Passage

From the Oscar-nominated team behind the genre-defying Embrace of the Serpent, comes an equally audacious saga centered on the Wayúu indigenous people during a crucial period in recent Colombian history.

Starts March 8

Everybody Knows

From Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi (The Salesman, A Separation) comes a gripping thriller about the fissures and fault lines that can tear a family apart.

Starts March 8
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!


Nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Babe is a charming, funny and inspirational ode to dreamers of any species!

Saturday, March 9
Community Rentals

Methods of Addressing Substance Abuse

The Haven is proud to present an event FREE to the public and to professionals who are interested in learning more about a new, transformational approach to rewiring the brain and releasing trauma.

Sunday, March 10
Mondo Mondays

Roller Boogie

Can a fun-loving classical flautist and a roller-skating dude in short-shorts find true love in the California sun while boogying on skates to non-stop ‘70s disco tunes? One guess!

Monday, March 11
Community Rentals

Lunafest 2019

Films, feminism, and fun—it’s a winning combination! JOIN US for WOSAC’s 14th Annual LUNAFEST!

Tuesday, March 12
Essential Cinema


With her first and only feature film—a drama she wrote, directed, and starred in—Barbara Loden turned in a groundbreaking work of American independent cinema, bringing to life a kind of character seldom seen on-screen.

Wed., March 13
The Films of Marlene Dietrich


In her Oscar-nominated performance, Dietrich made her debut before American audiences and unveiled the enthralling persona that would define her collaboration with director Josef von Sternberg.

Thurs., March 14
Cult Classics

Get Out

Writer/director Jordan Peele’s Oscar-winning Get Out is a zeitgeist-zapping horror/comedy/thriller, as frighteningly unnerving as it is uncomfortably satirical.

Friday, March 15 & Sat., March 16
Loft Solar Cinema

Free outdoor screening in Himmel Park!


Based on the classic children’s novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda is a modern day fairytale that mixes hilarious humor, magical hijinks and whole lot of kid power!

Friday, March 15


From celebrated director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible; Enter the Void; Love) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night.

Starts March 15

Ruben Brandt, Collector

Fizzing with originality and nonstop cinema and art in-jokes, with terrific visual design, Ruben Brandt, Collector is a fantasy opus mixing thriller, film noir and heist action-adventure.

Starts March 15
Special Events

An Evening with Joe Bob Briggs: How Rednecks Saved Hollywood!

Spend a hilarious evening with Joe Bob Briggs as he reviews the history of rednecks in America as told through classic movies!

Sat., March 16
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

A Loft Cinema tradition for 41 years and counting! With the “Heavy Petting” shadow cast live and in your face!

sat., march 16
Journalism on Screen

Witness to Democracy: The Journey of a Mother and a Photographer

The story of three people brought together by the killing of the student who’s death propelled the South Korean Democracy Movement.

Sunday, March 17
Mondo Mondays

Chained Heat

Linda Blair ends up in the slammer and finds out that life behind bars is no picnic in the park thanks to all the sadistic socializing that happens when you’re part of Chained Heat!

Monday, March 18
Community Rentals

Presented by Lesbian Looks

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

The first-ever feature documentary about Lorraine Hansberry, the visionary playwright who authored the groundbreaking A Raisin in the Sun.

Tuesday, March 19
Science on Screen

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

A special screening of the Oscar-winning 2004 comedy/drama, ft. a live introduction by Stuart Hameroff, MD, Director of the University of Arizona’s Center for Consciousness Studies.

Wed., March 20
The Films of Marlene Dietrich

Brand-New Digital Restoration!

Shanghai Express

An intoxicating mix of adventure, romance, and pre-Code salaciousness, Shanghai Express marks the commercial peak of an iconic collaboration.

Thurs., March 21
Cult Classics

25th Anniversary

Pulp Fiction

Bring out The Gimp and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-winning masterpiece, Pulp Fiction! It’s tastier than a Royale with Cheese.

Friday, March 22 & Sat., March 23


Transit, evoking shades of Hitchcock and Casablanca, is an unlikely, wrenching love story as much as a sly, unsettling thriller about ghosts, memory, and historical trauma.

Starts March 22

Gloria Bell

From director Sebastián Lelio (A Fantastic Woman; Disobedience) comes a romantic comedy that shows love can strike at any time, relationships are never simple, and nothing can get you down as long as you keep dancing.

Starts March 22
Loft Staff Selects

35mm Print!

Fire in the Sky

Hitting theatres just before the premiere of The X-Files, Fire in the Sky terrified audiences with this big-budget feature film, based on a true account of alien abduction in the White Mountains of Northeastern Arizona.

Sunday, March 24
Community Rentals

Generation Zapped

Generation Zapped investigates the potential dangers of prolonged exposure to Radio Frequencies (RF) from wireless technology; its effects on our health and well-being, as well as the health and development of our children.

Sunday, March 24
Mondo Mondays

Savage Streets

When a gang of punks mess with her sister, Linda Blair fights back the only way she knows how – with a leather bodysuit and crossbow – leading to a perfect storm of Death Wish-in-stiletto-heels ‘80s vigilante action!

Monday, March 25
Community Rentals


Undeterred is a documentary about community resistance in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. This premier will be a fundraising effort with proceeds to benefit People Helping People in Arivaca and People’s Defense Initiative in Tucson.

Tuesday, March 26
Special Events

Fruits Basket

Experience a special sneak preview of the first two episodes of the brand-new, eagerly-awaited Fruits Basket anime series, in advance of the series re-launch later in 2019!

Tuesday, March 26 & Wed., March 27
Special Events

35mm Print!

The Hospital

In this deliriously dark comedy, a New York City hospital teeters on the verge of complete chaos thanks to an inept staff, bureaucratic absurdity and a rash of mysterious murders.

Wed., March 27
The Films of Marlene Dietrich

The Scarlet Empress

A lavish spectacle in which von Sternberg’s visual genius reaches new heights of extravagance, The Scarlet Empress is a portrait of a woman capable of bringing legions to heel.

Thurs., March 28
Loft Member Screenings

Free For Members!

The Wedding Guest

This propulsive, globetrotting thriller from acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom (The Trip) is a breathless tour through the shadowy underworlds and hidden realms of Pakistan and India.

Friday, March 29
Cult Classics


You guys, Clueless is, like, a comedy movie masterpiece of the 20th century. “As if!” you say? Yes, totally! Could this also be the best Jane Austen adaptation ever? For sure!

Friday, March 29 & Sat., March 30

The Wedding Guest

This propulsive, globetrotting thriller from acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom (The Trip) is a breathless tour through the shadowy underworlds and hidden realms of Pakistan and India.

Starts March 29
Loft Solar Cinema

Free Outdoor Screening in Ajo, AZ!

Inventing Tomorrow

Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats – found right in their own backyards.

Sat., March 30
The All-Nite Scream-O-Rama!

The All-Nite Scream-O-Rama!

Get ready to stay up all-nite at the sickest, scariest, most scream-errific cinematic slaughterhouse you’ve ever seen! Twelve non-stop hours of horror movie mayhem! Pay to get in … pray to get out!


Sat., March 30

The Field Guide to Evil

A devilish new collection of short but terrifying tales from around the globe, featuring nine of the most talented genre filmmakers reinventing a classic folktale from their homeland.

Community Rentals

Archaeology Café – Mimbres Lives & Landscapes of Southwestern New Mexico

Welcome to Archaeology Café, where experts share their latest research on Tucson’s deep and diverse history in a jargon-free zone.

Tuesday, April 2

The Aftermath

Set in postwar Germany in 1946, Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) arrives in the ruins of Hamburg to be reunited with her husband, a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city.

Starts April 5
Special Events

Bohemian Rhapsody Sing-A-Long!

We will rock you at a Queen-sized extravaganza featuring a totally magnifico version of the smash-hit rock ‘n’ roll movie with onscreen lyrics so you can sing-a-long with Freddie and the boys!

Saturday, April 6
Loft Solar Cinema

60th Anniversary / Outdoor Screening at Old Tucson!

Rio Bravo

See how the west was won at this special 60th anniversary outdoor screening of the 1959 Shot at Old Tucson classic, Rio Bravo, shown on The Loft Cinema’s giant inflatable screen near the adobe ruins used in the film!

Saturday, April 6
Community Rentals

A benefit screening for Ballet Tucson!

I Am a Dancer

Ballet Tucson presents Rudolph Nureyev’s film I Am a Dancer. This film is a must see for dancers or fans of classical dance.

Sunday, April 7
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

The Prince of Egypt

Featuring stunning animation and Oscar-winning songs sung by Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey, The Prince of Egypt is a classic tale for all audiences.

Saturday, April 13

Knife + Heart

The wildly wicked Giallo-style thriller Knife + Heart is an ultra-stylish, blood-soaked cinematic adrenaline shot set in the world of gay porn in disco-era Paris

Starts April 19
Special Events


Doggie Shorts is a selection of 30 second to 10 minute short films and videos from across the globe – all featuring dogs.

Saturday, April 20
Loft Jr.

Free Admission! (CC&AD)

The Muppets

The Muppets return to the big screen in this hilarious, big-hearted, song-filled comedy/adventure extravaganza that proves once and for all nobody does it better than Kermit and Company!

Saturday, May 11
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

Early Man

Set at the dawn of time, the hilarious animated adventure Early Man tells the story of how plucky Stone Age caveman Dug,  unites his tribe against the mighty Bronze Age in a battle to beat them at their own game.

Saturday, June 8