Films
Sci-Fi Summer!

Brand-new 70mm print!

2001: A Space Odyssey

A brand-new 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s landmark sci-fi masterpiece, 2001: A Space Odyssey, lands at The Loft Cinema in celebration of the film’s 50th anniversary!

FRIDAY, JUNE 22- THURSDAY, JUNE 28

American Animals

American Animals is an unbelievable but true story of four college students who are determined to transcend their boring middle class existence.

now showing

Closed Captions

Hearts Beat Loud

In Red Hook, Brooklyn, a father (Nick Offerman) and daughter (Kiersey Clemons) become an unlikely songwriting duo the summer before she leaves for college.

now showing

Closed Captions

First Reformed

From celebrated filmmaker Paul Schrader comes a gripping thriller about a crisis of faith that is at once personal, political and planetary.

now showing

Closed Captions

RBG

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vigorous dissenting opinions and ferocious 20-push-up workouts have earned this tiny, soft-spoken intellectual giant the status of rock star and the title “Notorious RBG.”

now showing
Special Events

Filmmaker Jr. Summer Day Camp

This program teaches kids the basic techniques of video production by creating stop-motion animation short films.

JUNE 18 - 28
Cult Classics

Creature from the Black Lagoon in 3D

Presented in the original 3D format, the terror will be splashing right off the screen and into your lap, so watch out!

Friday, June 22 - Sunday, June 24
Mondo Mondays

The Crater Lake Monster

The Loch Ness Monster’s socially awkward cousin, a giant, stop-motion animated dino-creature, is unleashed from the bottom of Crater Lake thanks to a crashing meteorite!

Monday, June 26
Cult Classics

Female Trouble

Glamour has never been more grotesque than in John Waters’ hilarious trash epic Female Trouble, which injects the Hollywood melodrama with anarchic decadence.

Friday, June 29 & Saturday, June 30

Mountain

Narrated by Willem Dafoe, Mountain is a dazzling cinematic and musical experience; an odyssey through the Earth’s most awesome landscapes, showcasing their spellbinding force, and power to shape our lives and dreams.

STARTS JUNE 29

Zama

Lucrecia Martel (La Ciénaga) ventures into the realm of historical fiction and makes the genre entirely her own in this stunning and hypnotic adaptation of Antonio di Benedetto’s 1956 classic of Argentinean literature.

STARTS JUNE 29
The Sci-Fi Slumber Party!

12 HOURS OF INTERGALACTIC EXCITEMENT!

THE SCI-FI SLUMBER PARTY!

A non-stop excursion into the outer limits of space age cinema, featuring more aliens, robots and apocalyptic insanity than you can shake a light saber at!

SATURDAY, JUNE 30
Mondo Mondays

Yor: The Hunter from the Future

Yor, a smug, loincloth-clad caveman, romps through a hilarious series of silly prehistoric mishaps before eventually stumbling head-first into a WTF? Star Wars rip-off.

Monday, July 2
Loft Solar Cinema

Free Outdoor Screening in Bisbee, AZ!

Brimstone & Glory

The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico is a site of extravagant festivity unlike any other in the world. In celebration of San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework makers, conflagrant revelry engulfs the town for ten days.

WED., JULY 4
Special Events

4th of July Screening!

The Room

Oh hi, Independence! Join us as we make The Room go BOOM by celebrating America’s birthday with Tommy, Lisa, Mark, Denny and the whole spoon-loving, football-tossing, Scotchka-chugging Room gang!

WED., JULY 4
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

Brand New Digital Restoration!

Smiles of a Summer Night

Smiles of a Summer Night at last ushered in an international audience for Ingmar Bergman. In turn-of-the-century Sweden, four men and four women attempt to navigate the laws of attraction.

THURSDAY, JULY 5
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 6
Cult Classics

The Warriors

“Warriors … come out and play-eee-ayyy!”  In action master Walter Hill’s super-stylized exploitation classic, preposterously-themed street gangs rule the crime-infested streets of New York City.

Friday, July 6 & Saturday, July 7
Science on Screen

Outdoor Screening at Starr Pass Resort & Spa

Apollo 13

Featuring a pre-show Q&A with Astronaut Fred Haise, Apollo 13 Flight Directors and Controllers Gerry Griffin and Jerry Bostick, and the man who saved the Apollo 13 crew from asphyxiating by building the “scrubber,” Sy Liebergot!

FRIDAY, JULY 6

Closed Captions

Damsel

Samuel Alabaster (Robert Pattinson, Good Time), a dapper, well-to-do pioneer, is undertaking a journey across the American Frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope (Mia Wasikowska, Crimson Peak).

Starts July 6

Whitney

The new documentary Whitney is an intimate, unflinching portrait of Houston and her family that probes beyond familiar tabloid headlines and sheds new light on the spellbinding trajectory of Houston’s life.

STARTS JULY 6
Special Events

New 50th Anniversary Restoration!

Yellow Submarine Premiere Event

Don’t be a Blue Meanie … join us beneath the waves as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yellow Submarine at The Loft Cinema!

SUNDAY, JULY 8
Mondo Mondays

Trancers

A hard-boiled detective from the future chases his nemesis back in time to ‘80s L.A., where the battle to stop a zombie mystic from changing history!

Monday, July 9
Special Events

Closed Captions

The Gospel According to André

Kate Novack’s portrait takes viewers on a journey from André’s roots growing up in the Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers & fashion curators of our times.

Tuesday, July 10
Community Rentals

Presented by the Center for Biological Diversity and Population Connection

Mother: Caring for 7 Billion

An award-winning film featuring experts exploring how population growth intersects with gender equity, religion, reproductive health, economic inequality and the environment.

Wed., July 11
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

Brand New Digital Restoration!

The Seventh Seal

Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight (Max von Sydow) encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess.

THURSDAY, JULY 12
Cult Classics

The Shining

“Heeeeere’s Johnny!” Jack Nicholson suffers from one helluva case of writer’s block in Stanley Kubrick’s eccentric adaption of Stephen King’s metaphysical horror novel

Friday, July 13 & Saturday, July 14

New 50th Anniversary Restoration!

Yellow Submarine

A classic of psychedelic pop culture, a colorful musical spectacle and an exhilaratingly joyful cinematic experience for all ages, filled with visual invention, optical illusions, word play and of course, glorious Beatles music.

STARTS JULY 13

Sorry to Bother You

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of “power-calling” that leads to material glory.

STARTS JULY 13
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Why wait for December to celebrate the holidays? It’s Christmas in July when The Loft Cinema presents a super summer screening of the holiday classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas!

SATURDAY, JULY 14
Mondo Mondays

The Time Travelers

A group of scientists step through a time portal and are flung 107 years into the future, where they encounter atomic war, underground cities, and weird mutants!

Monday, July 16
Essential Cinema

Free Admission!

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Ang Lee virtually reinvented Chinese cinema’s swordplay genre with this exhilarating adventure starring Michele Yeoh and Chow Yun-Fat as estranged lovers searching for the Green Destiny sword.

TUESDAY, JULY 17
Community Rentals

Presented by Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists

North of Nightfall

Hidden among the glaciers high in the Arctic Circle are mountain bike lines too incredible to ignore.

WED., JULY 18
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

Brand New Digital Restoration!

Wild Strawberries

Traveling to accept an honorary degree, Professor Isak Borg is forced to face his past, come to terms with his faults, and make peace with the inevitability of his approaching death.

THURSDAY, JULY 19
Loft Kids Fest

Free Outdoor Screening!

Trolls

To celebrate the kick-off of this year’s Loft Kids Fest, we’re taking over Himmel Park with free festivities, live music, games and an outdoor screening of the 2017 animated comedy, TROLLS!

Friday, July 20

Boundaries

An endearing comedy/drama, Boundaries shows how the most dysfunctional families can find new ways to heal, even if they’re all traveling in opposite directions.

STARTS JULY 20

Closed Captions

Three Identical Strangers

Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families.

STARTS JULY 20
Cult Classics

Fantastic Planet

French director and animator René Laloux’s landmark sci-fi adventure is a mesmerizing, one-of-a-kind psychedelic masterpiece based on the book Om en Serie by Stefan Wul.

Friday, July 20 & Saturday, July 21
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Home

When Oh lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own.

Saturday, July 21
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

A Loft Cinema tradition for 40 years and counting! With the “Heavy Petting” shadow cast live and in your face!

saturday, july 21
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

How to Train Your Dragon 2

The thrilling second chapter of the epic How to Train Your Dragon trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless!

Sunday, July 22
Loft Staff Selects

Mystery Men

In this hilariously oddball all-star comedy, based on Dark Horse’s “Flaming Carrot Comics,” the strangest superhero group in history is assembled to strike down evil with the mighty sword of teamwork and the hammer of not bickering!

SUNDAY, JULY 22
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Walking with Dinosaurs

For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth!

Monday, July 23
Mondo Mondays

The Day Time Ended

A family moves from the big city into a futuristic solar home, only to find that their peaceful, rural utopian lifestyle comes equipped with a stupid cosmic time vortex that constantly spits out obnoxious monsters!

Monday, July 23
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes

This film takes classic fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, and Cinderella, then mixes them together and serves them up with a mischievous twist.

Tuesday, July 24
Special Events

Deconstructing The Birth of The Beatles

Scott Freiman explores the path that brought four teenagers to superstardom as The Beatles and the many characters who helped them along their journey.

Tuesday, July 24
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

The Neverending Story

This wondrous fantasy film is a grand adventure set in a magical world where the greatest power is imagination.

Wed., July 25
Community Rentals

Mothers of Bedford

The story of five women, mapping the experience of motherhood through the lens of mass incarceration.

WED., JULY 25
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

Brand New Digital Restoration

The Virgin Spring

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring is a harrowing tale of faith, revenge, and savagery in medieval Sweden.

Thursday, July 26
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

The Last Unicorn

Based on the classic novel by Peter S. Beagle, the animated fantasy The Last Unicorn spins the tale of a lone unicorn and her search for others like herself.

Thurs., July 26
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Looney Tunes on the Big Screen!

Relive the Saturday mornings of yesteryear with your favorite Warner Brothers characters in a zany collection of vintage Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies cartoons on the big screen!

Friday, July 27
Cult Classics

Mean Girls

Lindsay Lohan stars as Cady, an innocent, formerly home-schooled girl who gets dropped into the sneaky, vicious world of “The Plastics”!

FRIDAY, JULY 27 & SATURDAY, JULY 28

Opening Date is Subject to Change

Eighth Grade

The everyday humiliations and triumphs of a modern-day thirteen-year-old making her way through the last week of her thus far disastrous eighth grade.

STARTS JULY 27

Opening Date is Subject to Change

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

STARTS JULY 27

The Cakemaker

Thomas, a young German baker, is having an affair with Oren, an Israeli married man. When Oren dies in a car crash in Israel, Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking for answers regarding his death.

STARTS JULY 27
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Spirited Away

Miyazaki’s stunning masterpiece, Spirited Away, was the biggest box office hit of all-time in Japan, as well as a film that redefined the possibilities of animation for American audiences and a generation of new filmmakers.

Saturday, July 28
Loft Kids Fest

Free Admission!

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a thrilling live-action re-telling of the studio’s 1991 animated classic, staying true to the original story and music while updating the score with several new songs.

SUNDAY, JULY 29
Mondo Mondays

Warlock

An evil, ponytailed warlock flees from 17th century Boston to late 20th century Los Angeles with an obsessed witch-hunter in hot pursuit, and only a valley girl stands between them and total B-movie Armageddon!

Monday, July 30
Special Events

Andy Goldsworthy’s Rivers and Tides

A vision of the natural world molded by currents, driftwood, ice, mud, leaves, and stones, and modified with human hands.

Tuesday, July 31
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

Brand New Digital Restoration!

Through a Glass Darkly

While vacationing on a remote island retreat, a family’s already fragile ties are tested when daughter Karin (Harriet Andersson) discovers her father has been using her schizophrenia for his own literary means.

Thursday, Aug. 2
Community Rentals

Presented by Backyard Healthcare Project with Rupa Ayurveda

The Doctor from India

A meditative and immersive portrait of the life and work of Dr. Vasant Lad, the holistic pioneer who brought the ancient medical practice of Ayurveda to the west in the late 70s.

Saturday, Aug. 4
Special Events

W/ Director Kirby Dick in Person!

The Bleeding Edge

Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering turn their sights on the $400 billion medical device industry, examining lax regulations, corporate cover-ups, and profit –driven incentives that put patients at risk daily.

Saturday, Aug. 4
Community Rentals

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Shot on location at Empire Ranch and other areas throughout Arizona, this Oscar-nominated hit features Western icon Eastwood as Josey Wales, a Missouri farmer who seeks revenge for the murder of his family.

Wed., August 8
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

Brand New Digital Restoration!

Persona

In the first of a series of legendary performances for Bergman, Liv Ullmann plays a stage actor who has inexplicably gone mute; an equally mesmerizing Bibi Andersson is the garrulous nurse caring for her on a remote island.

Thursday, Aug. 9
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

The Jungle Book (2016)

A thrilling, live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves.

SATURDAY, AUG. 11
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

BRAND NEW DIGITAL RESTORATION!

Cries and Whispers

This existential wail of a drama from Bergman concerns two sisters keeping vigil for a third, who is dying of cancer and can find solace only in the arms of a beatific servant.

Thursday, Aug. 16

Puzzle

In this charming romantic drama, a whole new world opens up for suburban housewife Agnes when she discovers an unexpected talent for solving jigsaw puzzles, unlocking passions she had never before imagined.

STARTS AUGUST 17
Essential Cinema

35MM PRINT!

Shaft (1971)

Richard Roundtree is John Shaft, a leather-clad NYC private eye in this groundbreaking cinematic ode to a new kind of urban hero, a box-office smash and the first major Hollywood studio film to feature a black crime fighter character in the leading role

TUESDAY, AUG. 21
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

Brand New Digital Restoration!

Scenes from a Marriage / Theatrical Cut

Chronicles the many years of love and turmoil that bind Marianne and Johan through matrimony, infidelity, divorce, and subsequent partners.

Thursday, Aug. 23
Special Events

Deconstructing The Beatles 1963: Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!

Traces The Beatles’ remarkable story through the pivotal year of 1963, as they create their first hit singles and albums

Tuesday, Aug. 28
Ingmar Bergman Centennial

Brand New Digital Restoration!

Fanny & Alexander / Theatrical Cut

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.

Thursday, Aug. 30
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

Kirikou and the Sorceress

A fanciful, award-winning animated feature from French writer/director Michel Ocelot (Azur and Asmar: The Prince’s Quest) based on a popular folk tale from West Africa.

Saturday, Sept. 8
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

ParaNorman

A ghoulishly grand comedy/thriller from the makers of Coraline, it’s wicked fun for the whole family, served up with eye-popping stop-motion animation.

SATURDAY, OCT. 13
Loft Jr.

FREE ADMISSION!

The Iron Giant

Something humongous is among us in this thrilling and captivating animated adventure that’s part metal, part magic and all heart.

Saturday, Nov. 17
Loft Jr.

Free Admission!

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

C.S. Lewis’ timeless and beloved story comes to the big screen in this magically spectacular adventure from Walt Disney Pictures!

SATURDAY, DEC. 8