Films
Cult Classics

Pulp Fiction

Bring out The Gimp this Memorial Day weekend for Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-winning masterpiece, Pulp Fiction! It’s tastier than a Royale with Cheese.

FRIDAY, MAY 26 – MONDAY, MAY 29
Mondo Mondays

Boxing Helena

A  hilariously misguided erotic thriller from writer/director Jennifer Lynch (daughter of David Lynch) featuring Sherilyn Fenn, aka Audrey Horne in Twin Peaks!

 

MONDAY, MAY 29

The Lovers

A refreshing, funny look at love, fidelity, and family, starring three-time Academy Award-nominee Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment) and two-time Tony Award-winner Tracy Letts (The Big Short).

now showing

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

A comic and compassionate drama of a little man whose downfall is rooted in a human frailty all too easy to forgive—a need to matter.

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

Graduation

Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Graduation is the new film from acclaimed filmmaker Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days), a powerful study of a devoted father who faces a tormenting moral dilemma.

now showing
Outdoor Movie Party!

Inspired to Ride

Forty-five cyclists from around the world set out on the inaugural Trans Am Bike Race, following the famed 4,233 mile TransAmerica Trail.

TUESDAY, MAY 30
Social Justice Summer

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

13th

Join us for a free screening of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary, galvanizing, Oscar-nominated documentary 13th at The Global Justice Center!

WEDS., MAY 31
Outdoor Movie Party!

The Blob

A ‘50s drive-in cult classic of gooey greatness, The Blob follows a gang of small town teenagers (led by Steve McQueen in one of first movie roles!) as they battle a  gelatinous outer-space monster that engulfs everything it touches!

WEDS., MAY 31
Outdoor Movie Party!

Back to the Future

The ingenious time travel comedy Back to the Future  is a pitch-perfect combination of sharp satire, warm sentiment and sci-fi excitement!

THURSDAY, JUNE 1
Cult Classics

Best in Show

Christopher Guest’s hilarious mockumentary takes a behind-the-scenes look into the highly competitive and cutthroat world of competitive dog shows and the ruthless dog owners who will do (almost) anything to win.

FRIDAY, JUNE 2 & SATURDAY, JUNE 3
First Friday Shorts

First Friday Shorts

Red Meat’s Max Cannon hosts our monthly short film contest. Bring us your short films and we’ll play them on the largest movie screen in Southern Arizona!

Friday, June 2

My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea

Equal parts disaster cinema, high school comedy and Hollywood blockbuster satire, told through a trippy, dream-like mixed media animation style that incorporates drawings, paintings and collage.

Starts June 2
Outdoor Movie Party!

Selena

Selena is the story of the Grammy Award-winning South Texas singer whose life tragically ended just as she was taking Tejano where it had never gone – into mainstream America.

SATURDAY, JUNE 3
Mondo Mondays

Samurai Cop

He’s big. He’s bad. He’s got serious hair issues. He’s Samurai Cop! A consistently hilarious, bona-fide jaw-dropper of a bad movie.

MONDAY, JUNE 5
Social Justice Summer

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

Tomorrow

A documentary about our environmental and social challenges sharing concrete solutions as implemented by hundreds of communities around the world. Screening at The Global Justice Center.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7
Community Rentals

Presented by Habitat for Humanity

To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar

During the course of one incredible weekend, eyes will be opened, broken hearts healed, and hair teased within an inch of its life.

Thursday, June 8
Cult Classics

The Last Dragon

Is The Last Dragon the greatest kung fu/action/romance/musical produced by Motown founder Berry Gordy and starring karate champ Taimak and sexy ‘80s pop singer Vanity ever made? In a word: “Sho’nuff!”

FRIDAY, JUNE 9 & SATURDAY, JUNE 10

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).

Starts June 9
ROLLING REELS

Rolling Reels

Brassed Off

Please join us for a special free outdoor presentation of Brassed Off, in Bisbee, AZ with Dr. Anna Ochoa O’Leary in person!

Saturday, June 10
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

Hugo in 3D

In celebrated filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s spectacular adventure Hugo, based on the children’s book The Invention of Hugo Cabret, a resourceful orphan unlocks a fantastic secret involving the history of cinema, which changes his world forever!

Saturday, June 10
Mondo Mondays

Policewomen

Lacey Bond (no relation to James) is a tough police woman who’s tired of dealing with her sexist male co-workers and who longs for more interesting assignments, and gets one when she infiltrate a gang of female criminals running amuck in the city.

MONDAY, JUNE 12
Social Justice Summer

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

Middle Eastern Shorts Program for Families

This stellar collection of short films from the Middle East takes young people deep inside the lives of their counterparts from Iran, Syria and Yemen.

WEDS., JUNE 14
Poetry on Film

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

Paterson

The new from acclaimed director Jim Jarmusch (Only Lovers Left Alive) stars Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as a sensitive New Jersey bus driver navigating the ups and downs of daily life.

WEDS., JUNE 14

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!

Starts June 16
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, june 17
Mondo Mondays

Super Fuzz

When a Miami rookie cop develops ridiculous super powers after being exposed to a plutonium bomb, he gets to star in his own ultra-goofy, Italian-produced superhero action/comedy called Super Fuzz, along with Oscar-winner Ernest Borgnine!

MONDAY, JUNE 19
Social Justice Summer

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

Mala Mala

Mala Mala delves into the world of the trans community in Puerto Rico, told through the eyes of nine trans-identifying individuals.

Weds., June 21
4th Friday Films at MOCA

FREE OUTDOOR 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
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

Rolling Reels

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
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 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

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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, August 26
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