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New 35mm print!

Reservoir Dogs 25th Anniversary

Catch Quentin Tarantino’s groundbreaking 1992 crime flick on the big screen in a brand-new 35mm print made especially for the film’s 25th anniversary celebration at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival!

Weds., March 29
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With astronomer Chris Impey in person!

Forbidden Planet

A special screening of the 1956 science fiction classic, Forbidden Planet, featuring an introduction by world-renowned astronomer, author and educator Chris Impey!

Tuesday, March 28
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Director Laura Pacheco in person! Free Admission!

East of Salinas

Enter the world of Jose Ansaldo, the bright son of migrants who dreams of a life beyond the fields and the dangerous streets of Salinas, CA. Discussion with filmmaker Laura Pacheco following the screening.

Weds., March 29
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Wilson

Woody Harrelson stars as Wilson, a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged misanthropic dog lover who reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and discovers a teenage daughter he has never met.

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Raw

Part sister bonding, part coming-of-age story, part gross-out horror flick, Julia Ducornau’s debut feature is the terror discovery of the year.

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Kedi

Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the crowded streets of Istanbul, free, without a human master, as they have for thousands of years.

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A United Kingdom

Both sweeping and intimate, A United Kingdom, from acclaimed director Amma Asante (Belle), illustrates how love can challenge even the harshest constraints.

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Neruda

An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

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Buena Vista Social Club

From Havana to Carnegie Hall, Wim Wenders’ revelatory documentary captures a forgotten generation of Cuba’s brightest musical talents as they enjoy an unexpected brush with world fame.

Thurs., March 30
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Big Trouble in Little China

A supernatural kung fu fantasy comedy action flick of uproariously rampaging adventure in the grand tradition of 1930s cliffhanger serials.

Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1
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Land of Mine

Land of Mine, a 2017 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, exposes the previously hidden story of Denmark’s darkest hour.

Starts March 31
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You’re Killing Me Susana

Gael García Bernal is effortlessly charming in this hilarious culture-shock comedy from Mexico about a womanizing televnovela actor whose wife abandons him and sends his life into a tailspin.

Starts March 31
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You’re Killing Me Susana

Free for Loft members! Gael García Bernal is effortlessly charming in this hilarious culture-shock comedy from Mexico about a womanizing televnovela actor whose wife abandons him and sends his life into a tailspin.

Friday, March 31
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The Devil’s Candy

A not-so-average family wrestles with Satan in a house from hell in this heavy metal-fueled shocker from the acclaimed director of The Loved Ones.

Starts March 31
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Shakma

Things get pretty hairy when an angry, super-powered baboon named Shakma unleashes a load of pure primate whoop-ass on a bunch of nerdy college students who forgot that it’s not nice to fool with Mother Nature!

Monday, April 3
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Free Screening!

1984

Join us for a special free screening of the classic film version of George Orwell’s chillingly prophetic novel, 1984, on April 4th, the day Orwell’s protagonist Winston Smith begins rebelling against his oppressive government by keeping a forbidden diary.

Tuesday, April 4
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Salt and Fire

See the new Werner Herzog thriller Salt and Fire before its national theatrical release at this special New York Film Critics Series preview screening!

Weds., April 5
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Marie Antoinette

Inspired by the thorough (and thoroughly engrossing) biography by Antonia Fraser, Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette takes a luscious look at the misunderstood Queen of France.

Thurs., April 6
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Free Admission!

The Journey

The Journey follows the treacherous, seventeen-hundred-mile migration of a Syrian refugee who fled the perils of wartime Damascus.  Featuring a post-film discussion with UA Associate Professor Leila Hudson.

Thursday, April 6
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Harold and Maude

A 19-year-old man with a death wish and a 79-year-old woman high on life find love, much to the shock of the rest of the world, in Hal Ashby’s beloved black comedy.

Friday, April 7 & Saturday, April 8
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First Friday Shorts

Red Meat’s Max Cannon hosts the biggest, baddest short film contest in town!

Friday, April 7
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Your Name

From director Makoto Shinkai, the innovative mind behind Voices of a Distant Star and 5 Centimeters per Second, comes a beautifully animated tale about time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls.

Starts April 7
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Song to Song

In this modern love story set against the vibrant Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.

Starts April 7
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Free Admission!

FernGully: The Last Rainforest

Free Loft Jr. screening! A man finds himself living among the animals and enchanted spirits of the rainforest, and learns the importance of preserving the natural wonders of the world in this magical animated adventure.

Saturday, April 8
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Doggie Shorts: A Furry Film Festival

The Loft Cinema and Handi-Dogs are proud to present a dog-centric short film festival!

Saturday, April 8
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Spartacus

Don’t miss Stanley Kubrick’s Oscar-winning epic, Spartacus, presented the way it was meant to be seen – on the big screen in glorious 70mm!

Sunday, April 9
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Night of the Bloody Apes

A lust-crazed monkey man is looking for love in all the wrong places (including the wrestling arena) in this ultra-insane, ultra-gory late-‘60s Mexican shocker!

Monday, April 10
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David Lynch: The Art Life

An intense look at the art, music, and early films of this enigmatic creator, shining a light into the dark corners of his unique world and giving audiences a better understanding of the man and the artist.

Tuesday, April 11
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Deconstructing The Beatles’ Revolver

Don’t miss this latest installment in the Deconstructing series featuring Beatles expert Scott Freiman taking audiences behind-the-music of one of The Beatles’ most beloved works, Revolver!

Weds., April 12
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WILD ABOUT CHEETAHS: An evening with Dr. Laurie Marker

Join us for an inspirational evening with Dr. Laurie Marker, founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund and one of the world’s leading experts on cheetahs!

Weds., April 12
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The Virgin Suicides

For her astonishingly assured feature directorial debut, Sofia Coppola adapted the Jeffrey Eugenides novel of adolescent repression and rebellion in an upper-class 1970s Detroit suburb.

Thurs., April 13
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New 15th Anniversary Restoration!

Donnie Darko

A special 15th anniversary re-release of the incredible, mind-bending sci-fi thriller, Donnie Darko, in a newly-restored version of the Original Cut that’s guaranteed to put you into Sparkle Motion!

Friday, April 14 - Sunday, April 16
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Free Outdoor Screening on the UA mall!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Blast off for an epic adventure under the stars at a free outdoor screening of the 2016 blockbuster hit Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on the UA mall, projected on The Loft’s giant inflatable screen!

Friday, April 14
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Personal Shopper

Olivier Assayas, the internationally-acclaimed director of Clouds of Sils Maria and Summer Hours, returns with this ethereal and mysterious ghost story starring Kristen Stewart (Clouds of Sils Maria, Twilight).

Starts April 14
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The Void

Officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby hospital only to discover that the patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman.

Starts April 14
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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

sat., april 15
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Sing-A-Long Sound of Music!

The hills are alive with the sound of the Sing-A-Long Sound of Music! Enjoy the beloved, Oscar-winning 1965 musical extravaganza in this specially-restored version with on-screen lyrics so that everyone can sing-a-long!

Saturday, April 15
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Presented by VisionQuest Foster Care

The Secret Life of Pets

Join VisionQuest Foster Care for a free movie and information session on becoming a foster parent! Learn how you can make a difference for nearly 18,000 foster children in Arizona.

Saturday, April 15
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Link

Future Oscar-nominee Elisabeth Shue tangles with a super-intelligent, super-amorous, super-deadly orangutan named Link in this weird ‘80s thriller / worst romantic comedy ever!

Monday, April 17
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Free Admission!

The Great Dictator

Chaplin’s first foray into the world of “talkies” was also the biggest hit of his career, although its defiance of the isolationist Production Code and its comic treatment of serious themes aroused much controversy.

Tuesday, April 18
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Mad Max: Fury Road

Join us for a special post-apocalyptic, pre-Earth Day Science on Screen event featuring an introduction by Wilderness Survival Instructor, Naturalist, Ethnobotanist and Wildlife Biologist, Vincent Pinto!

Weds., April 19
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The Bling Ring

Sofia Coppola’s disturbingly funny pop culture comedy The Bling Ring, based on true events, expertly captures a moment when the lines separating anonymity, fame and notoriety are finer, and more ludicrous, than ever.

Thurs., April 20
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Free Admission!

Revive Civility Tucson

Come to the Loft to learn and discuss how we can revive civility together- to make our community a better place to live, and to lead the way for our nation.

Thurs., April 20
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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Simply put, there is perhaps no greater (or more fun) action/adventure flick than Raiders of the Lost Ark, the first and indisputably best of the initial three Indiana Jones movies.

Friday, April 21 - Sunday, April 23
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Their Finest

A charming comedy set in England’s film industry during World War II.  Catrin (Gemma Arterton) is hired by the British Ministry of Information as a “slop” scriptwriter charged with bringing “a woman’s touch” to morale-boosting propaganda films.

Starts April 21
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Miami Connection

1987. Motorcycle ninjas tighten their grip on Florida’s narcotics trade. Multi-national martial arts rock band Dragon Sound has had enough, and embarks on a roundhouse wreck-wave of crime-crushing justice.

Sunday, April 23
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Yeti: Giant of the 20th Century

He’s big. He’s bad. He’s got the feathered hair of a Bee Gee. He’s the Yeti, and he’s the butt-kicking disco star of one of the wackiest King Kong rip-offs ever made!

Monday, April 24
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Hedda Gabler

Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece.

Tuesday, April 25 & Thursday, April 27
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The Death of Louis XIV

Back from a hunting trip, Louis XIV – magisterially interpreted by French New Wave icon and honorary Palme d’Or recipient, Jean-Pierre Léaud (The 400 Blows, Stolen Kisses) – feels pain in his leg.

Weds., April 26
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Lost in Translation

With her dreamy, seductive cinematic valentine Lost in Translation, writer/director Sofia Coppola became the third woman in history to be nominated for the Best Director Academy Award.

Thurs., April 27
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Akira

Akira is a twisted dystopian parable of violence and rock-n-roll, Japanese style, based on the comic book by Katsuhiro Otomo.

Friday, April 28 & Saturday, April 29
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Cézanne and I

Cézanne and I follows the lives, careers and passionate friendship/rivalry of post-impressionist painter Paul Cezanne and politically-engaged novelist Emile Zola.

Starts April 28
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Colossal

In the wildly original, audacious and darkly comic sci-fi film Colossal, Gloria (Anne Hathaway) loses her job and is kicked out of her boyfriend’s apartment.

Starts April 28
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The Sci-Fi Slumber Party!

Buckle up for 12 straight hours of intergalactic excitement at the Sci-Fi Slumber Party, featuring  6 sci-fi classics, vintage trailers, prizes and more!

Saturday, April 29
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Loft Cinema Movie Poster Sale

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

Sat., April 29
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Presented by Cenpatico Integrated Care!

Healing Voices

By way of the harrowing and inspiring stories of individuals learning to negotiate and grow through their madness, Healing Voices challenges us to rethink our cultural understanding of “mental illness”

Monday, May 1
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50th Anniversary Restoration

Titicut Follies

A special National Mental Health Month screening of the landmark 1967 documentary Titicut Follies, directed by 2016 Honorary Oscar-winner Frederick Wiseman,  in a newly-restored 50th anniversary edition.

Tuesday, May 2
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Local Film Premiere!

Zero Point Theory

Zero Point Theory is a time travel heist movie gangster comedy that takes place in and around Tucson with completely local cast and crew, crowd funded, and totally independent.

Wednesday, May 3
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Director in person!

Addicted to Porn

An eye-opening, somewhat controversial, perspective on the effects of pornography regarding both the individual and society.

Thursday, May 4
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Free Admission!

The Red Balloon and White Mane

Albert Lamorisse’s The Red Balloon remains one of the most beloved children’s films of all time, and White Mane is cherished by generations of French children.

Saturday, May 13
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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
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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