Free outdoor screening in Himmel Park! Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Your favorite party animals are back in their most hilarious adventure yet! Alex and the gang are on the run through Europe in this wildly-entertaining comedy! FREE ADMISSION The Unafraid Three High School seniors are eager to go to college. However, their home state of Georgia bans them from attending the top five public universities, and deems them ineligible for in-state tuition at public colleges due to their status as DACA recipients. sold out Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration Don’t miss this special one-night-only musical celebration of the legendary Joni Mitchell, featuring performances by James Taylor, Emmylou Harris, Los Lobos and more! PRESENTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES Keeping Tabs on a Mad World A Correspondent’s Guide to Global News That Matters. This news-literacy course will help you make sense of a world that is fast overheating, figuratively and literally. Sold Out Teaching In Arizona A Tucson Values Teachers documentary short film, follows three Tucson educators to deliver an intimate portrait of what it’s really like to be a teacher today. World Premiere! Three Nights in Hell After the murder of their brother, three sisters cut a swath of death and destruction in a vendetta against a drug lord while two detectives race against the clock to stop the steadily growing pile of bodies. Closed Captions Free Solo A stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous 3,000ft rock without a rope. Closed Captions & Audio Descriptions If Beale Street Could Talk Director Barry Jenkins’s carefully wrought adaptation of James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel – a timeless and searing love story set in Harlem in the early 1970s. Free Preview Screening Victoria, Season 3: Episode 1 Arizona Public Media celebrates the return of the acclaimed PBS Masterpiece series, Victoria, with a special sneak preview of the Season 3 premiere episode! Closed Captions The House That Jack Built Boundary-pushing cinematic visionary Lars von Trier (Antichrist; Melancholia) returns with one of his most daring, masterfully provocative works yet. Space Mutiny Rogue starship pilot Dave Ryder (played by Yor: Hunter from the Future himself, Reb Brown) does his best to try and stop a mutiny … in space. Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission comes to theatres across the U.S. and Canada. The action-packed movie is based on the popular anime series, which reboots the popular manga originally created by Yoshihiro Togashi! Let My People Go Captures the relentless spirit of the broad coalition of South Dakotans that took on the firmly entrenched and well-financed predatory lending industry – and won. The Guilty When police officer Asger Holm is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy beat as a dispatcher. That all changes when he answers a phone call from a kidnapped woman who abruptly disconnects. CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION Bathtubs Over Broadway A fascinating and hilarious homage to Steve Young’s unique obsession, Bathtubs Over Broadway opens up a seat alongside Young as he takes the audience into a previously unknown world of corporate song and dance! Closed Captions & Audio Description At Eternity’s Gate At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a man who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art. Closed Captions Pledge Three friends get the chance to live the college dream when they’re invited to join an elite fraternity – but first they’ll have to survive the hazing from hell! Limited Engagement! Roma in 70mm For a limited time only, experience Alfonso Cuarón’s award-winning Roma on glorious 70mm film, exclusively in Tucson at The Loft Cinema! 35mm Print! Wild at Heart Lynch’s erotically-charged version of Barry Gifford’s cult novel is oversaturated with saccharine lust, rollicking in grotesquerie and surreally influenced by The Wizard of Oz. The Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf The hot ‘n hairy Howling hijinks continue in this bizarre sequel that sends Reb Brown and horror legend Christopher Lee on a trip to Transylvania to track down a vicious werewolf queen! Q&A & PERFORMANCE! Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony The inspirational stories of lives transformed by Beethoven’s message in his celebrated Ninth Symphony. 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. Blade Runner: The Final Cut It’s finally 2019, the year Blade Runner is set! Experience this sci-fi classic on the big screen, and see if the future is all Ridley Scott thought it would be! Free Admission I Am Not Your Negro Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a free screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, based on the work of James Baldwin, author of If Beale Street Could Talk! 2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action 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! Q&A with filmmakers Something Like Home Documentary film on the impact of language and education on the lives of four Syrian refugees in Turkey and Jordan. Free For Members! (CC&AD) Bathtubs Over Broadway A fascinating and hilarious homage to Steve Young’s unique obsession, Bathtubs Over Broadway opens up a seat alongside Young as he takes the audience into a previously unknown world of corporate song and dance! FREE ADMISSION The Lavender Scare Narrated by Glenn Close, The Lavender Scare documents the vicious “witch hunt” begun in the ’50’s (and lasting for decades) to purge the federal government of workers suspected of being homosexual. Omega Cop What exactly IS an Omega Cop? According to this brain-fried post-apocalyptic action flick, he’s the last (and thus, the best) cop alive – a cop who drives a Jeep, lives in a baseball dugout, and takes orders from a profusely sweating Adam West! Outdoor Screening at Old Tucson Tombstone Get ready for a cinematic showdown at this special outdoor screening of the 1993 Shot at Old Tucson classic, Tombstone, shown on the actual “North End” movie set where the film was made! Furious 7 Director James Wan (The Conjuring; Aquaman) jumps in the driver’s seat for this high-octane seventh installment of the unstoppable mega-franchise built on speed! Free Admission! Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Just when you thought they couldn’t get any cooler … your favorite prehistoric pals from Ice Age are getting themselves involved in a ginormous animated adventure for the ages! 30th Anniversary! 35mm print! When Harry Met Sally… This Valentine’s Day, we’ll ALL have what she’s having as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of the greatest romantic comedies of all-time! 2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Documentary Shorts Don’t miss your chance to experience this year’s best short films on the big screen! Free Admission! (CC&AD) Paddington 2 This much-anticipated sequel finds Paddington the Bear happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. No Man’s Land Film Festival Get inspired by adventure! No Man’s Land Film Festival celebrates the grit, spirit, and unique experience of women adventurers. School of Rock Jack Black turns it up to “11” as a substitute teacher out to let his kids rock in this hilarious musical comedy from Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater. The Post See Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated drama, The Post, followed by an onstage discussion with First Amendment lawyer George Freeman, former Assistant General Counsel for The New York Times and current head of the Media Law Resource Center. FREE ADMISSION Maria en tierra de nadie Marcela Zamora’s film Maria en la tierra de nadie (Maria in Nobody’s Land), a documentary film that follows a group of three Central American women who travel through Mexico to the United States border. Zombie Nightmare A buff dude is killed in a hit-and-run by a gang of dumb teenagers, only to be resurrected by a wild-eyed voodoo priestess as a buff, baseball bat-wielding zombie out for revenge! Insignificance The outer reaches of Roeg’s cinematic cosmos are arrived at in Insignificance, the director’s deliriously metaphysical screen adaptation of Terry Johnson’s satirical play. One Dark Night A trio of girls is forced to spend the night in a mausoleum as part of an initiation rite for a high school gang called “The Sisters,” and wouldn’t you know it, one of the mausoleum’s residents – a prune-faced, telekinetic cult leader named Raymar – has just woken up! Director’s Cut The Man Who Fell to Earth This beautiful anniversary restoration contains Roeg’s full uncut version of the film, bringing this sci-fi masterpiece back to its original glory as “the most intellectually provocative genre film of the ‘70s. 35mm print! Walkabout Featuring gorgeous cinematography by Roeg himself, his first solo directing credit is one of cinema’s most original coming-of-age movies, as well as a haunting portrait of cross-cultural experience and sexual awakening. 35mm Print! Performance Made at the height of the Psychedelic Sixties, Roeg’s extraordinary directorial debut is a wild, hallucinatory psychological melodrama that ranks among the most complex and compelling visual mosaics of the decade. Encore Screenings! Salvador Dalí: In Search of Immortality This new documentary takes viewers on an eye-opening journey through the life and work of the great Salvador Dalí. 35mm Print! Practical Magic Oscar-winners Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman play a pair of witch sisters out to put a spell on you in the wicked dark comedy, Practical Magic! Who Will Write Our History? A 90-minute documentary film about Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive, the secret archive he created and led in the Warsaw Ghetto Strike Commando It’s time for non-stop muscles, machine guns and bad movie mayhem in this insanely violent, ridiculously over-the-top Rambo rip-off starring Reb Brown and a bunch of dead people. Cage Reb Brown plus Lou Ferrigno, plus a ridiculous script, divided by illegal cage fighting, multiplied by teary eyes and bloody knuckles, equals fun for the whole family! Tucson Premiere! You Racist, Sexist Bigot This film shares a rainbow of amazing humans in order to tear down the walls that prevent us from seeing that we are far more similar than we are different and that it is the differences which give us our own unique beauty. Arizona Beer Week Screening! The World’s End Celebrate Arizona Beer Week with a refreshing, full-bodied screening of the “pub-tastic” Edgar Wright sci-fi comedy, The World’s End! Free For Members! 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. 35mm Print! Buster Keaton’s The Cameraman Don’t miss this special family-friendly Essential Cinema screening of Buster Keaton’s classic 1928 silent comedy, The Cameraman, presented on 35mm! Free Outdoor Screening at the UA The Princess Bride Could there actually be a better post-Valentine’s Day film than The Princess Bride? Inconceivable!!! See this beloved romantic comedy screened under the stars on The Loft Cinema’s giant inflatable solar cinema screen! A murder mystery set in Budapest, 1936. A beautiful young girl is found dead and no one wants to investigate – except Gordon, a crime reporter who has a gut feeling that things are not what they seem. The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows Returning to theaters across North America, the latest edition of the Animation Show of Shows presents 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. Free Outdoor Screening in Himmel Park! A League of their Own Celebrate the career of the late filmmaker Penny Marshall at this special outdoor screening of the 1992 comedy, A League of their Own! And remember, there’s no crying in baseball! Closed Captions & Audio Description Won’t You Be My Neighbor? In his beloved television program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” Fred and his cast of puppets and friends spoke directly to young children about some of life’s weightiest issues, in a simple, direct fashion. Free MLK Day Screenings! (CC&AD) Black Panther Take a trip to Wakanda (by way of The Loft Cinema) and celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with all-day free screenings of the blockbuster action film, Black Panther! SOLD OUT Tucson Storytellers Project Join us as we celebrate the holiday stories that unite our families and communities at this live night of storytelling! Angel’s Revenge A squadron of semi-trained female avengers in form-fitting jumpsuits and feathered hair battle a syndicate of ruthless drug pushers in this enjoyably idiotic action flick! 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! King Lear starring Ian McKellen See Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ of King Lear as Jonathan Munby directs this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s shocking play. Thunder Run A geriatric truck driver and his grandson somehow end up transporting a shipment of plutonium through the Arizona desert in a tricked-out, flame-throwing 18-wheeler targeted for hijacking by a team of vicious international terrorists! Truck Stop Women A tough-trucking mother/daughter duo run a successful brothel out of their truck stop and are forced to fight for their right to promote crime and debauchery when the Mob tries to take over! Free Outdoor Screening in Phoenix, AZ! Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World Rumble reveals the untold story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of rock n’ roll: the Indigenous influence. 2019: After the Fall of New York In the far-flung future of 2019, nuclear war has rendered the entire human race sterile, so it’s up to a Bon Jovi-esque mercenary to infiltrate the deadly ruins of NYC to rescue the last fertile woman on Earth! CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap CODE exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. Burial Ground A cursed country estate filled with horny, jet-setting socialites is besieged by flesh-ripping, gut-munching zombies unleashed by a nutty professor in this jaw-dropping Italian horror flick filled with sex, gore and depravity! The Raiders of Atlantis An ultra-gory, disco-themed, mystical, post-apocalyptic sci-fi, action, jungle, horror adventure like no other, The Raiders of Atlantis is hilariously chaotic Italian sleaze cinema done right! Presented by The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Celluloid Desert: Tucson in Cinema History This course will look at some of the many iterations of film in Tucson, including silent films; westerns, melodramas, and more. Hide and Go Shriek A group of dazed and confused teens spend the night “getting it on” in a local department store after hours, but little do they know their night of retail raunch is about to be put out of business by a blood-thirsty maniac! Free Outdoor Screening in Douglas, AZ! Back to the Future Gotta get back in time! The ingenious time travel comedy Back to the Future is a pitch-perfect combination of sharp satire, warm sentiment and sci-fi excitement. Free Outdoor Screening in Bisbee, AZ! Janis: Little Girl Blue Janis Joplin is one of the most revered and iconic rock & roll singers of all time, a tragic and misunderstood figure who thrilled millions of listeners and blazed new creative trails before her death in 1970 at age 27. Free Outdoor Screening! 3:10 TO YUMA (1957) See the classic 1957 western, 3:10 to Yuma, screened outdoors at the historic Empire Ranch in Sonoita, AZ, where much of the film was shot (in addition to other Arizona locations)! Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama A gang of sorority girls breaks into a shopping mall bowling alley as part of an initiation prank, only to find themselves bowled over by a sadistic little rubber demon named The Imp! SOLD OUT The Grease Sing-A-Long! Welcome back to Rydell High for this electrifyin’ sing-a-long sock hop, featuring free Grease Goodie Bags, a Rockin’ Rydell Costume Contest and a few boss surprises! Chopping Mall A bunch of teens learn what “shop till you drop” means when their after-hours party at the local shopping mall is crashed by murderously malfunctioning robots who have been programmed to drill, kill and spill! Killer Party Sorority girls just want to have fun, except when they’re attending a dance party at a haunted frat house and battling for their lives against a dead frat boy who’s looking to possess the living to do his evil bidding! Welcome to Spring Break aka Nightmare Beach Two college bro’s head to Miami for Spring Break, hoping to soak up some hot sun and cold booze, only to find that a motorcycle-riding maniac is electrocuting anyone in a bikini! sold out The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long! Step-right-up and sing-a-long to the Greatest Show on Earth at The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long!, featuring a special version of the hit musical with onscreen lyrics! Border Scandinavian mythology makes for a visceral fantastical drama on the mystery of identity in this adaptation of a story by Let the Right One In writer John Ajvide Lindqvist. Pledge Night A gaggle of obnoxious frat boys spend Hell Night facing off against a melty-faced supernatural killer named Acid Sid in this extremely trashy trainwreck of a horror flick! Closed Captions & Audio Description Maria by Callas Forty years after her death, the most famous opera singer ever tells her own story – completely in her own words. Burning Expanded from Haruki Murakami’s short story, Burning begins by tracing a romantic triangle of sorts: an aspiring writer, becomes involved with a woman he knew from childhood, who is about to embark on a trip to Africa. The House on Sorority Row The fun-loving girls of Theta Pi sorority are throwing one last blow-out bash before graduation, but they’re about to learn that a college diploma means nothing if you’re six feet under! 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. Closed Captions & Audio Descriptions Can You Ever Forgive Me? Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the biographer and forger whose tale of deception speaks volumes about our obsessions with celebrity and authenticity. 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! 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! 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! 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! 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. Closed Captions & Audio Description The Seagull An all-star cast, led by Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), brings Anton Chekhov’s classic play to life in this stunning adaptation directed by Tony-winner Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening). Shorts Showcase Dive into this exciting collection of 8 short films and discover a unique world of stories, voices and emotions that only shorts can offer! Director Penelope Spheeris in person Dudes Director Penelope Spheeris’s gonzo 1987 western offers up an oddball dose of urban angst in the Wild West when three NYC punk rockers take a road trip to California and cross paths in the desert with a gang of psychotic rednecks! 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! 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! Decriminalizing Mental Illness Film Screening Pima County, in collaboration with local sponsors, hosts a film screening related to the issues faced by individuals with mental health challenges in the criminal justice system. Island Claws A seaside Florida community gets a nasty case of the crabs, and all the killer crustacean chaos is going to get hotter than a tub of melted butter! Piranha II: The Spawning Free Admission! The Peanuts Movie Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang hit the big screen in an all-new animated adventure filled with laughs, fun and heart! Animated Shorts Don’t miss this eye-popping program of 12 animated short films, offering up an entire universe of styles and techniques that will take you into the future of animation … and beyond! Octaman A floppy-armed Octaman rises from the depths and throws a tentacle temper tantrum as he tries to get any one of his eight claws on the stupid humans who are trying to turn him into a fried octa-appetizer! 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. 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.” Presented by the Full Draw Film Tour Full Draw Film Tour 2018 Bowhunting adventure on the “Big Screen!” Full Draw breaks the boundaries of hunting films and will truly inspire all who share the passion and pursuit of bowhunting and outdoor films. Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death A female Indiana Jones tracks down the fabled cannibal Piranha Women, who devour men with guacamole, in this goofy Raiders spoof! Firewalker Professional butt-kicker Chuck Norris and Oscar-winner Lou Gossett Jr. team up to cinematically embarrass themselves as they trot around the globe searching for a hidden Mayan treasure – a treasure protected by the Bad Movie Gods at Cannon Films! Closed Captions & Audio Description 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. Island of the Hungry Ghosts Christmas Island’s famous migrating crabs, lost souls caught in limbo and political detainees intersect in lyrical, highly cinematic fashion in this award-winning documentary. CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION Pope Francis – A Man of His Word The new documentary from Oscar-nominated Wim Wenders is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biographical documentary about him. Closed Captions Ghost Stories Experience three spine-tingling tales of terror to haunt your dreams, in this chilling homage to the classic British horror anthologies of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Preview Party SLOBBY’S WORLD Join local Tucsonans for a Preview Party of Slobby’s World, a new reality show for viewers who love everything cool from the 80s and 90s. Julius Caesar Nicholas Hytner’s production will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that explodes in its wake. Chasing The Dragon Stark first-person accounts told by individuals who have abused opioids or whose children have abused opioids, with tragic consequences. 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. The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak If you’ve been waiting for a softcore parody of Raiders based on an adult comic strip, and featuring ‘80s Whitesnake vixen Tawny Kitaen, it’s your lucky day! Free Admission! Madeline The adventures of Madeline, a spunky flame-haired orphan, are lovingly adapted from Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic children’s books in this fun comedy starring Oscar-winner Frances McDormand. The Babadook A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son’s fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her. Closed Captions & Audio Description 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. Free Outdoor Screening in Phoenix, AZ! Faces Places Agnès Varda, one of the leading filmmakers of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist JR team up for this enchanting documentary/road movie. Daisies A landmark of feminist cinema and the most daring film of the Czech New Wave movement, Vera Chytilova’s masterpiece Daisies is a surreal trip into a “spoiled” world. Julie Award-winning actress Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa star in this new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, which remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London. Treasure of the Four Crowns In this hilariously cheapo Italian Raiders knock-off, a middle-aged soldier of fortune named J.T. Striker is hired to assemble a crack team of thieves to steal the titular treasure, which actually turns out to be three crowns… Presented by the Southwest Folklife Alliance Inc. & Iskashitaa Refugee Network Taste Bud Memories “Taste Bud Memories” is a documentary film focusing on local food and refugees in Tucson, AZ. Museo Inspired by true events, and shot on never-before-filmed locations in Mexico, Museo is a sardonic cautionary tale that underscores the old adage: you don’t know what you have until you lose it. The Wild Boys In this hypnotically nightmarish adventure, five well-bred teenage boys (played by women), are enamored by the arts, but drawn to crime. 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!” Closed Captions Tea with the Dames Tea with the Dames is a unique celebration of the lives and careers of four of England’s most iconic actresses: Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Eileen Atkins. Skid Row Marathon In this gripping and uplifting documentary, winner of 21 film festival awards, a criminal court judge starts a long-distance running club out of the Midnight Mission on L.A.’s notorious Skid Row. Closed Captions Kusama – Infinity This fascinating portrait of Yayoi Kusama, now the top-selling female artist in the world, traces her turbulent quest from humble beginnings, overcoming countless obstacles, to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage. Diamantino When the world’s leading soccer star loses his touch and ends his career in disgrace, he goes on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis and genetic modification. New 40th Anniversary Digital Restoration! Halloween Celebrate 40 years of terror with a newly restored and remastered edition of John Carpenter’s groundbreaking 1978 classic, Halloween! See it on the big screen for the fright of your life! The Deadly Spawn Hordes of giant alien worms with big nasty teeth travel to Earth and begin chowing down on the residents of a small New Jersey town until four teenagers and a monster movie-loving kid try to figure out a way to stop them! The Alien Factor When a spaceship containing specimens for an intergalactic zoo crashes on Earth, things go from bad to worse as the freaky specimens escape and start mutilating the local rednecks in an all-out alien orgy of terror! Presented by The Arizona Daily Star Fitz at The Loft! Join acclaimed Arizona Daily Star Editorial Cartoonist David Fitzsimmons for a live taping of The Point Being, The Star’s opinion page podcast! Keep The Change Sensory Friendly Screenings A New York City romantic comedy, Keep the Change is the unlikely love story of two people who meet in a support group. Closed Captions Lean on Pete A deeply moving story about love, loneliness, family, and friendship, told through the unique prism of one boy’s connection to a very special racehorse. 3rd Annual Psychout! Psychout! is a showcase of neo-psychedelic bands with homemade imagery created specifically for the event that is projected onto the screen while they’re playing. Revenge Soaking the revenge thriller in a strikingly hypnotic style, writer/director Coralie Fargeat’s intense feature debut blasts apart genre conventions with a fiery feminist take on power and violence. With panel discussion before the film! The Cleaners A documentary short that follows three immigrant workers who clean for a department store in Tucson. After being paid less than the minimum wage, the women decide to demand their right to fair pay. Teenagers from Outer Space An overly-sensitive teen from another world visits our planet and falls in love with a totally boss Earth girl, and the two of them join forces to stop the boy’s evil alien comrades from feeding Earthlings as food for their giant pet space lobsters! Mind Game Buckle up and prepare for an exhilarating and wildly entertaining ride in this trippy animated adventure from Masaaki Yuasa (Kick-Heart) and Kôji Morimoto (animator on Akira and Kiki’s Delivery Service). CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION You Were Never Really Here Filmmaker Lynne Ramsay (We Need to Talk About Kevin) returns to the big screen with this intense thriller about an unhinged avenger (Joaquin Phoenix) searching for a missing girl and losing himself in the process. Wild Nights with Emily In this laugh-out-loud, emotionally-engaging period piece that’s part sketch comedy, part historical burlesque, Molly Shannon transforms into Emily Dickinson. Free Admission! (CC & AD) Rio From the creators of the popular Ice Age series comes Rio, a colorfully comical animated adventure about taking a walk on the wild side. Let the Sunshine In Oscar-winner Juliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in this deliciously witty, sensuously romantic new film from acclaimed director Claire Denis. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure Using a phone booth time machine, Bill and Ted kidnap a team of historical luminaries to help deliver a most excellent grade on their final and save the world! Closed Captions & Audio Description The Rider This enthralling, gorgeously-filmed portrait of America’s cowboy culture provides an archetypal story of a man redefining his hopes and ambitions in the modern West. How to Talk to Girls at Parties From the dual imaginations of Neil Gaiman & glam-rock auteur John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) comes an electrifying and singular sci-fi/pop extravaganza! Buy Me A Gun Mad Max: Fury Road meets The Florida Project in director Julio Hernández Cordón’s stunning dystopian coming-of-age tale. 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. Relaxer From indie director Joel Potrykus (Buzzard), Relaxer is a skuzzy ‘90s nostalgia flashback that’s both absurdly funny and grossly disturbing in its portrayal of the cultural detritus of the turn of the millennium. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with personal footage, all brimming with Jones’s fierce aesthetic. Closed Captions Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat An intimate view of Basquiat’s pre-fame life and how New York City, the times, the people and the movements surrounding him formed the celebrated artist he became. 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. Xtro A nutty family drama of epic proportions, somehow combining a not-exactly-heartwarming story of a father/son reunion with a bunch of bats**t crazy alien-fueled shenanigans! Ghostbox Cowboy Befuddled Texan Jimmy Van Horn arrives in China brimming with optimism, only to realize that acquiring a share of the country’s rapidly growing riches is not as easy as it appeared. Free Talk by Dr. Mark Pirtle Dr. Pirtle will teach you how to shift into a higher perspective. When you do, your perspective on life will instantly improve. Rafiki “Fun, fierce and frivolous African art.” This is how director Wanuri Kahiu defines AFROBUBBLEGUM, her vision for the future of filmmaking on the African continent, which Rafiki, embodies perfectly. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Based on the wildly popular 1998 TV series, the big-screen adventure Cowboy Bebop: The Movie pits Spike and Co. against their deadliest adversary ever. 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. Distant Constellation Venture into a Turkish retirement home, where the mischievous, wistful, and life-hardened residents live out an almost absurdly cyclical existence, a place where time seems to hang still. 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. Liyana Liyana, a brave young Swazi heroine, undertakes an epic adventure to rescue her stolen brothers, outsmarting many a dangerous animal and even more dangerous humans along the way. 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). Not of this Earth In this deliciously campy remake of the 1957 Roger Corman classic, a sickly, sunglasses-wearing space vampire visits Earth to find human blood for the inhabitants of his dying planet! Closed Captions & Audio Description 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. The Waldheim Waltz A timely work of activist filmmaking—one whose questions about collective complicity, memory, and historical responsibility are as important to ask today as they were more than 30 years ago. Hale County This Morning, This Evening A humanist exploration of the community of Hale County, Alabama, where working-class families work, dream, celebrate and struggle together. 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. 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 Generation Silent A documentary film featuring six LGBT older adults as they deal with surviving in a care system that is hostile to their lifestyles. Pyewacket In this ultra-unsettling occult nightmare, teenage Leah finds solace from the recent death of her father-and from her strained relationship with her mother – by dabbling in the dark arts. 35mm Print! Valley Girl She’s cool. He’s hot. She’s from the Valley. He’s not. And thus begins this, like, totally awesome ‘80s comedy of star-crossed teen romance starring a punked-out Nicolas Cage in his first major movie role! Closed Captions Prospect On a remote moon, a teenage girl and her father search for elusive alien gems. But they aren’t the only ones roaming the moon’s toxic forest in this gripping sci-fi western about survival and wanting to get home. Frankenhooker When Jersey boy Jeffrey Franken’s fiancée is chopped to pieces by the blades of a remote-controlled lawnmower, he uses his dubious medical knowledge to try to bring her back to life. Woman at War A charming DIY eco-terrorist gets in over her head when she takes on big industry and the unscrupulous politicians out to ruin her beloved natural landscape. Warrior Women Through the figure of Lakota activist and community organizer Madonna Thunder Hawk, this inspiring documentary traces the untold story of countless Native American women. JUMANJI Re-live the adventure and see the original 1995 Jumanji, starring Robin Williams, on the big screen! 3 Faces Acclaimed director Jafar Panahi’s fourth outing since the Iranian government sentenced him to a 20-year filmmaking ban has Panahi and actress Behnaz Jafari playing themselves in a road movie of sorts. Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts With Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts, Indonesian director Mouly Surya has created a dark, wickedly funny, feminist western. Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster An American astronaut (and android) named Frank becomes a hideous burnt-face monster thanks to some gratuitous outer space laser-blasting by Martians who want to invade Earth! Presented by Lesbian Looks and Southern Arizona Senior Pride Lives: Visible and Leftovers Legendary director Michelle Citron will be in person to present her newest films! Killing Jesus In this youthful revenge saga based on true events, an idealistic Colombian student witnesses her father’s murder and is aghast at the ineptitude and apathy of the local police force. Free Admission! Fantastic Mr. Fox A hilarious and heartwarming animated adventure about a clever, quick and exceptionally well-dressed fox with a hunger for adventure. ¡Las Sandinistas! Reveals the untold stories of Nicaraguan women warriors and social revolutionaries who shattered barriers to lead combat and social reform during Nicaragua’s 1979 Sandinista Revolution. 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. Perfect Blue Perfect Blue, the groundbreaking and rarely screened first film from the legendary director Satoshi Kon (Paprika), returns to theatres for its 20 anniversary in a brand-new digital transfer. Too Late to Die Young The year 1990 was when Chile transitioned to democracy, but all of that seems a world away for 16-year-old Sofía, who lives far off the grid. Chained for Life In this original and deeply felt creation, Jess Wexler plays Mabel, a movie star “slumming it” in an outré art-horror film inspired by Tod Browning’s Freaks and being shot in a semi-abandoned hospital. Dracula vs. Frankenstein Place your bets on the goofy ‘70s porn star-looking bloodsucker or the lumpy mashed potato-faced Frankenweenie … either way, the only winners here will be those viewers with a taste for hilariously awful horror trash! Closed Captions Tyrel In this disquieting drama punctuated with flashes of squirm-inducing comedy, a young man spirals out of control when he realizes he’s the only black person attending a weekend birthday party in a secluded cabin. Special Guests in Person! Cinematic Labyrinths The Kissinger Twins mix digital technologies with film, music and literature to create new forms of storytelling. The Restored Director’s Edition Ichi the Killer Takashi Miike’s ultra-violent cult film has endured as one of the most influential pieces of genre filmmaking of the last two decades, and now it returns in an all-new, all-stunning digital restoration approved by Miike himself. Prototype in 3D Blake Williams’ experimental 3D film immerses us in the aftermath in the deadliest natural disaster in US history, at every minute represented by remarkable and mysterious sights. sold out 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! House of Sweat and Tears Director Sonia Escolano’s mesmerizing exploration of religion, faith, and belief marries the aesthetics of European art cinema with the language of horror films. Frankenstein’s Daughter A bewildering and highly entertaining non-classic that thoroughly trashes the Frankenstein legend, from the director of She-Demons and Missile to the Moon! Mapplethorpe Matt Smith (The Crown, Doctor Who) plays Robert Mapplethorpe in this compelling biopic about arguably one of the most controversial photographers in American history. Blue My Mind A mysterious young woman dives headfirst into the hell that is high school, all while undergoing a radical and uncontrollable transformation of her own. Blade II In this blood-soaked, adrenaline-pumping action/horror fun machine sequel, Wesley Snipes returns to kick a whole lot of vampire butt as ultra-cool Marvel superhero Blade! Free for Members! Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with personal footage, all brimming with Jones’s fierce aesthetic. Jurassic Park: 25th Anniversary Himmel Park goes Jurassic as The Loft Film Fest celebrates the 25th anniversary of Spielberg’s original dino-adventure with a free outdoor screening of Jurassic Park in the park! “Hold onto your butts!” Becoming Astrid This compelling biopic chronicles a character-defining period in the young life of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, the much-beloved author of the classic children’s book, Pippi Longstocking. Death Spa A hip and happening L.A. health club is the hottest place to work out, hook up and hang out until it’s possessed by the evil satanic spirit of the owner’s dead wife! Free Community Forum Guns in America: Where Do You Go from Here? Photojournalist Jamie Hunter toured the U.S., documenting all sides of the gun control issue. Following Hunter’s presentation, we will conduct a community forum. Kiki’s Delivery Service Rarely has Miyazaki’s art been so brilliantly rendered as in this delightfully imaginative film – a beautiful and timeless story of a young witch finding her way in the world. Pulsebeat Feel the burn with the sweaty, silly and downright sleazy ‘80s “aerobic-sploitation” classic, Pulsebeat! Wizards Boundary-pushing adult animator Ralph Bakshi’s (Fritz the Cat, Heavy Traffic) first foray into fantasy is, in true Bakshi style, a dark, strange, psychedelic wonder. The Insult A dispute between two men – one a Lebanese Christian, one a Palestinian refugee – on the streets of Beirut escalates into a national sensation as they face off in court. Body Melt The residents of Pebbles Court are just dying to get healthy in this gloriously gruesome Ozploitation splatter flick about a mysterious diet pill that melts the pounds away – literally! Free Admission! Cool Runnings The hilarious and inspiring comedy Cool Runnings is based on a true story about the unlikely formation of a Jamaican bobsled team who dream of competing in the 1988 Winter Olympics. Twilight Star-crossed teens and sparkly vampires fuel this action-packed, modern-day love story, the first film in the popular Twilight franchise. Closed Captions & Audio Description Phantom Thread Paul Thomas Anderson reunites with Daniel Day-Lewis to paint a stylish and illuminating portrait of an artist on a creative journey, as well as of the fascinating women who keep his world running. Bending The Arc A powerful documentary about the extraordinary team of doctors and activists whose work thirty years ago in a Haitian village grew into a global battle in the halls of power for the right to health for all. Crime + Punishment Over five years of access allowed filmmaker Stephen Maing to document the efforts of a small group of New York City police officers who decided to sue the department over racially discriminatory policing practices. Director Penelope Spheeris in person Wayne’s World It’s party time, excellent, with director Penelope Spheeris’ hilariously goofy pop culture comedy that still ranks as the best and highest-grossing Saturday Night Live spin-off in history. Killer Workout An exercise-hating maniac is terrorizing the big-haired, spandex-clad members of Rhonda’s Gym and it’s really getting their blood pumping – all over the exercise equipment! CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION The Shape of Water From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes The Shape of Water, an otherworldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America, circa 1962. 25th Anniversary! Groundhog Day Bill Murray is at his wisecracking best in this hilarious high concept comedy about a self-absorbed TV weatherman caught in a personal time warp on the worst day of his life. Closed Captions & Audio Description Beautiful Boy Beautiful Boy is a deeply moving portrait of a family’s unwavering love and commitment to each other in the face of their son’s addiction and his attempts at recovery 40th Anniversary/35mm print! Killer of Sheep Completed in 1977 but difficult to see for decades due to soundtrack licensing issues, Burnett’s landmark UCLA thesis film is a haunting, almost documentary-like chronicle of 1970s black life in Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood. 35mm Print! Smoke Signals with Chris Eyre in person Chris Eyre’s award-winning 1998 Sundance hit Smoke Signals is a funny, touching and honest look at what it is to be Indian in America. Closed Captions & Audio Description 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. 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. Ninja III: The Domination It’s the age old story: sexy aerobics instructor becomes possessed by the spirit of an evil ninja who uses her body to seek revenge on the cops who killed him! Fundraising Screening to Support MOCA Tucson! Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco A documentary concerning Paris and New York between 1969 and 1973 and viewed through the eyes of Antonio Lopez, the dominant fashion illustrator of the time. The Craft A coven of teen witches transforms their high school into a little shop of horrors in the magically delicious comedy/thriller The Craft. Presented by Ben's Bells! Social Justice Parenting with Mako Fitts Ward Mako Fitts Ward will discuss her journey into motherhood and the challenges of applying ethics of justice, kindness, equality and integrity into parenting. American Animals American Animals is an unbelievable but true story of four college students who are determined to transcend their boring middle class existence. Akira The highly-influential cult classic Akira is a twisted dystopian parable of violence and rock-n-roll, Japanese style, based on the comic book by Katsuhiro Otomo. Before We Vanish Acclaimed horror director Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Pulse, Tokyo Sonata) reinvents the alien invasion movie as a unique and profoundly human tale of love and mystery. American Ninja 2: The Confrontation Can the American Ninja find romance, pull out his magic ninja tricks AND stop the Lion’s army of kung-fu freaks from taking over the world? Keep the Change A New York City romantic comedy, Keep the Change is the unlikely love story of two people who meet in a support group. 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. 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. Closed Captions Leaning into the Wind – Andy Goldsworthy Riedelsheimer’s second documentary on British artist Andy Goldsworthy takes viewers on a journey into the hillsides, wild terrains and outdoor spaces that inspire Goldsworthy’s creative spirit. 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! 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. Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan stars as Cady, an innocent, formerly home-schooled girl who gets dropped into the sneaky, vicious world of “The Plastics”! Mothers of Bedford The story of five women, mapping the experience of motherhood through the lens of mass incarceration. CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION Call Me By Your Name A sensual and transcendent tale of first love, adapted from Andre Aciman’s acclaimed novel by Oscar-nominated filmmaker, James Ivory. 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! 9 Deaths of the Ninja Martial arts superstar Sho Kosugi (a lollipop-loving U.S. secret agent/ninja) takes his dimwit sidekick Steve and tough commando Jennifer to the Philippines to rescue kidnapped American tourists! Closed Captions The Death of Stalin The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in this uproarious, wickedly irreverent satire from Armando Iannucci (Veep, In the Loop). Double Lover Celebrated writer/director François Ozon (Swimming Pool) makes a kinky return to the thriller genre with Double Lover – an intense exploration of a woman venturing into dangerous romance. In Between (Bar Bahar) In the award-winning, taboo-breaking drama In Between, three independent minded Palestinian women share an apartment in the vibrant heart of Tel Aviv. Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr. Bisbee ’17 An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past. November In this gorgeously bizarre tale of love and survival in 19th century Estonia, peasant girl Liina longs for village boy Hans, but Hans is inexplicably infatuated by the visiting German baroness who possesses all that he longs for. Conan the Barbarian Arnold Schwarzenegger crushes bones, bashes brains and saves humanity from ultimate destruction in the original 1982 heavy-metal action classic, Conan the Barbarian! CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION 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. Closed Captions & Audio Description Suspiria (2018) With this eagerly-awaited re-imagining of Dario Argento’s 1977 classic, Oscar-nominated Luca Guadagnino (Call Me by Your Name) unleashes an audacious, frightening, gorgeously-designed fantasia of visceral arthouse horror. Mary and the Witch’s Flower A dazzling new animated adventure about a young girl named Mary who discovers a flower that grants magical powers, but only for one night. The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson invites you to book a room in The Grand Budapest Hotel, a hilariously offbeat, meticulously-designed screwball tragi-comedy set in Europe between the World Wars. MFKZ The Tekkonkinkreet dream team reunite to bring to life this dark and stunningly animated sci-fi vision mixing anime, film noir and Lucha Libre in an orgy of video game-inspired mayhem. Dial Code Santa Claus The holidays will never be the same thanks to the outrageous, long-unavailable “Home Alone meets ‘80s slasher flick” Christmas-time slayride, Dial Code Santa Claus! CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION The Party In the wicked dark comedy The Party, the latest film from acclaimed director Sally Potter (Orlando), a celebratory gathering of friends goes violently wrong in a very short space of time. Closed Captions Blaze Blaze, the new film from director/co-writer Ethan Hawke, is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. Summer of 84 Every serial killer is somebody’s neighbor, and that’s the irresistibly creepy hook of this scary/funny throwback thriller steeped in the nostalgic vibes of such ’80s classics as The ‘Burbs and The Monster Squad. The Miseducation of Cameron Post When a small town teenager is caught with another girl in the back seat of a car, she is shipped off to a middle-of-nowhere treatment center to undergo conversion therapy for “teens struggling with same-sex attraction.” Closed Captions Skate Kitchen Skate Kitchen precisely captures the experience of women in male-dominated spaces and tells a compelling story of a girl who learns the importance of camaraderie and self-discovery. A Fantastic Woman In A Fantastic Woman, Daniela Vega delivers a powerhouse performance as a transgender nightclub singer, Marina, in love with Orlando (Francisco Reyes), a successful businessman 20 years her senior. Sweet Country Accused of murder, an Aboriginal stockman and his wife try to stay ahead of a fervent posse in the harsh outback of the Northern Territory, in this inspired-by-true-events period drama from acclaimed Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton. The Eyeslicer Halloween Special! Taking viewers on a chaotic journey through the liminal space of the Halloween season, The Eyeslicer Halloween Special is like an acid trip down the Halloween aisle at Party City. 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. Closed Captions Love, Gilda Love, Gilda opens up a unique window into the honest and whimsical world of a beloved performer whose greatest role was sharing her story. CLOSED CAPTIONS BORG VS. MCENROE The story of the 1980s tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe. Vox Lux The provocative musical drama Vox Lux follows the meteoric rise of Celeste (Natalie Portman) from the ashes of a major national tragedy to global pop superstardom. Closed Captions & Audio Description The Children Act Smart, elegant, and deeply moving, The Children Act stars Emma Thompson in a riveting performance as Fiona Maye, a British High Court judge who, in the midst of a marital crisis, must rule on a life-changing legal case concerning the survival of a teenage boy. Mandy Somewhere in the primal wilderness near the Shadow Mountains in the year 1983, Red Miller (Nicholas Cage, in a full-throttle, adrenaline-inducing performance) has fallen deeply for the beguiling Mandy Bloom (Andrea Riseborough, Oblivion). The Great Buster: A Celebration The Great Buster, from Oscar-winning director Peter Bogdanovich, celebrates the life, career and unmatched comedic genius of one of Buster Keaton. En el Séptimo Día En el Séptimo Día (On the Seventh Day), the new feature from acclaimed director Jim McKay (Girls Town), follows a group of undocumented Mexican immigrants living in Sunset Park, Brooklyn over the course of seven days. 1945 Shot in elegant black-and-white with an eye for exquisite composition and a minimal evocative score, 1945 is a subtle and nuanced study in the collective guilt and enduring anti-Semitism of postwar Hungary. Closed Captions & Audio Description MCQUEEN Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, McQueen creates an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured artistic visionary. Big Trouble in Little China John Carpenter’s kooky, supernatural kung-fu fantasy comedy action flick is an uproariously rampaging adventure in the grand tradition of 1930s cliffhanger serials! Let The Corpses Tan Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani trade in the velvet and shadows of their giallo-worshiping first films for blistering sun, creaking leather and raining bullets in this glorious homage to 1970s Italian crime films. Heavy Trip In this offbeat comedy from Finland, 25-year-old musician Turo is stuck in a rut in his small village. The only source of enjoyment in his life is being the lead vocalist for his amateur heavy metal band. The Night is Short, Walk on Girl From the visionary mind of director Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game) comes The Night is Short, Walk on Girl, a wildly inventive and visually dazzling animated comedy about one epic night in Kyoto. Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood This is the story of Scotty Bowers, an ex-Marine who landed in Hollywood after WWII and became confidante, aide de camp & lover to many of Hollywood’s greatest stars. Free For Members! Three Identical Strangers Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Speed Racer Based on the classic 1960s anime, Speed Racer is a hyperkinetic, ultra-stylized live-action cartoon come to rip-roaring life, courtesy of The Wachowskis, creators of The Matrix! 35mm Print! 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. Five Fingers for Marseilles Five Fingers for Marseilles fuses western influences—from classic John Ford to “spaghetti” to revisionist eras—into a contemporary South African crime drama with a local flavor. Closed Captions The World Before Your Feet There are 8,000 miles of roads and paths in New York City, and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all – every street, park, cemetery, beach, and bridge. I Am Not a Witch A darkly comic fable set in contemporary Zambia, Rungano Nyoni’s acclaimed debut feature is a bold satire of the often contradictory nature of traditional beliefs and modern culture. Mirai From acclaimed director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars; Wolf Children) and Japan’s Studio Chizu comes Mirai, a daringly original story of love passed down through generations. Closed Captions Monsters and Men When a father witnesses the police shooting of an unarmed black man, the community of Bed-Stuy is pushed to the brink in writer/director Reinaldo Marcus Green’s award-winning portrait of race, family and consequence. Audio Description Foxtrot The reported death of an upper-class Israeli couple’s soldier son sparks a series of tragicomically absurd events, in the bold new film from award-winning filmmaker Samuel Maoz. Loveless Zhenya (Maryana Spivak), a beauty salon owner, and Boris (Aleksey Rozin), a middle-management office worker, are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Studio 54 Studio 54 transports viewers back in time into the legendarily decadent night spot where celebrities, socialites, and the beautiful danced, drank, got high, hooked up, and, most importantly, got seen … until it all came crashing down. 23 Bruises: The Lisa King Story Emerge is celebrating our 10-year “Emergerversary” and we’re holding an event to thank the community for supporting our work in ending domestic abuse in Pima County. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Celebrate Star Trek Day weekend with Cult Classics screenings of one of the USS Enterprise crew’s greatest big screen adventures – a film so epic, it’s guaranteed to make you scream KHAAAAAANN! 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. Digital Restoration! Suspiria (1977) Before the remake hits theatres, see Dario Argento’s original 1977 art-horror masterpiece on the big screen, in a newly-restored version that will have you shrieking like a Goblin! Presented by Reveille Men's Chorus Sister Act Sing-a-Long Come join Reveille, Southern Arizona’s largest LGBT tenor-bass chorus, to be a part of the “holiest” sing-a-long chorus The Loft Cinema has heard! Free Outdoor Screening at Old Tucson! ¡Three Amigos! Celebrate Tucson’s birthday month by watching the hilarious 1986 made-in-Tucson comedy, ¡Three Amigos!, screened outdoors on the actual Old Tucson “Mission movie set” where the film was shot! Trails in Motion 6 Trails in Motion is an annual international film tour for the community, by the community, bringing a collection of the finest trail and ultra running films to passionate audiences around the world. Advance Screening with Bonus Content! Mandy Don’t miss this special advance screening of the wild new thriller Mandy, featuring an exclusive filmed conversation with director Panos Cosmatos and the one-and-only Nicolas Cage! 93Queen Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, 93Queen follows a group of Hasidic women who are smashing the patriarchy by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City. John Carpenter’s The Thing Horror legend John Carpenter took the 1951 sci-fi classic The Thing From Another World and turned it into something darker, fiercer and altogether more disturbing. Troll 2 Goblins and witches and popcorn, oh my! It’s the Crown Jewel of Crap Cinema, the one-and-only Troll 2! Monty Python and the Holy Grail Monty Python takes on the Middle Ages and coverts Arthurian legend into uncontrollable lunacy in one of the most hilarious cult classics of all time! Serenity in the Desert 2018 Enjoy a special screening of Joss Whedon’s film Serenity preceded by Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog with all proceeds benefiting The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona! Closed Captions Joan Jett: Bad Reputation Don’t miss this rocking one-night-only event, featuring the new documentary, Bad Reputation, and an exclusive, brand-new solo performance by Joan Jett that can only be seen in theatres! Naked Lunch A part-time exterminator and full-time drug addict plunges into the nightmarish Interzone, a netherworld of sinister cabals, giant talking bugs and sex-crazed monsters called Mugwumps. Breaker! Breaker! Real American Hero Chuck Norris stars as a sensitive Southern California martial arts trucker out to save his little brother from the clutches of a gang of evil rednecks who lure wayward truckers into their town in order to do them bodily harm! Spellbound When the mysterious Dr. Anthony Edwardes (Gregory Peck) becomes the new chief of staff, the detached Constance plummets into a whirlwind of tangled identities and feverish psychoanalysis, where the greatest risk is to fall in love. Closed Captions Gemini In this intoxicating L.A.-set neo-noir, a shocking crime tests the complex and dangerous relationship between a tenacious personal assistant (Lola Kirke, Gone Girl), and her self-absorbed Hollywood starlet boss (Zoë Kravitz, Mad Max: Fury Road). Macbeth Directed by the National Theatre’s Artistic Director Rufus Norris, this brutal and visually stunning production features theatre legends Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff as Macbeth & Lady Macbeth. 35mm Print! Napoleon Dynamite Napoleon Dynamite, everyone’s favorite Idaho-based coming-of-age comedy, has only gotten better – and funnier – with time. In fact, it’s still pretty flippin’ sweet. Clue In this cult-tastic spoof of McCarthy-era paranoia and 1950s wholesomeness, the crazed characters and crackerjack plot are drawn from the popular Parker Brothers board game of the same name. THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW CAST REUNION We’re celebrating over 40 years of live “shadow cast” performances of Rocky Horror by bringing back cast members who have performed along to the film as far back as 1979! 3100: Run and Become What if the simple act of running could lead to profound enlightenment? Join an unassuming Finnish paperboy as he attempts to complete the Self-Transcendence 3100 Miler. One Night Only! Öngtupqa Öngtupqa is equal parts art film, cultural anthropology study, music video, native ceremony, and one-on-one with a Hopi elder talking about one of the natural wonders of the world. Donnie Darko: The Director’s Cut Richard Kelly’s defiantly uncategorizable cult classic obliterates the lines between teen comedy, science fiction, family drama, and horror – remaining wildly entertaining throughout. 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. Stand By Me One of the most classic and quotable coming-of-age films ever made, Rob Reiner’s adaptation of Stephen King’s short story The Body is at once hilarious and heartbreaking. The Barbarians A pair of greased-up, wise-cracking twin lunkheads in loincloths seek revenge on the evil wizard who enslaved them as children, battling hordes of confused extras, giant rubber dragons and a script sent from bad movie heaven! Rats: The Night of Terror A gang of punked-out, post-apocalyptic bikers battle hordes of super-smart mutant rodents with a ravenous appetite for human flesh in this laughably awful, seriously unhinged Italian shocker! We The Animals We the Animals is a touching, lyrical and intimate portrait of blue-collar family life, and of three boys who tear through their childhood in the midst of their young parents’ volatile love. Candidate Forum The issue of access to justice and gender based violence is a topic that is in the news on a regular basis. Join us on Monday, October 8th for a candidate forum in which we explore the many facets of the issue. Hobgoblins In this bizarre, bottom-of-the-bad-movie-barrel Gremlins//Ghoulies/Critters rip-off, a rookie security guard opens a sealed film vault and unwittingly unleashes a pack of unconvincingly terrifying creatures called “hobgoblins”! The Ranger Horror producer Jenn Wexler makes her directorial debut with this bloody, manic, punk-rock take on the ‘80s slasher flick that may just scare you out of the woods for good! Closed Captions & Audio Description Wildlife With precise details and textures of its specific time and place, Wildlife (Paul Dano’s filmmaking debut) commits to the viewpoint of a teenage boy observing the gradual dissolution of his parents’ marriage. Brand-New Digital Restoration! John Carpenter’s The Fog This atmospheric fright classic, is a spine-tingling ghost story filled with evil secrets, undead pirates, and lots and lots of billowing, brutalizing fog banks! Step Brothers Calling all best buds, dueling siblings and casual frenemies – the Step Brothers are here to show you the true meaning of “family.” SOLD OUT - Presented by Tucson Baha'is Bahá’í Film Festival Join us for a special screening of two documentary films focused on the Bahá’í Faith. Madeline’s Madeline Madeline is a teenage girl who joins an experimental improv theater group, where she soon begins to shine. However, things get carried away, and the lines between performance and reality begin to blur. 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. 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. Free for Members! We The Animals We the Animals is a touching, lyrical and intimate portrait of blue-collar family life, and of three boys who tear through their childhood in the midst of their young parents’ volatile love. 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. 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. 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. 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. Tokyo Godfathers This heartfelt, oddball holiday adventure from celebrated anime director Satoshi Kon (Paprika; Perfect Blue) is a one-of-a-kind Christmas tale filled with laughs, action and gorgeous animation. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie – Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Cowboy Bebop in style with a special two-night-only theatrical event on the big screen! 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. SOLD OUT The Very Merry Holiday Sing-A-Long Spectacular! Ho, Ho, Ho y’all! Get ready to stuff your stocking, roast your chestnuts and jingle your bells once again at The Loft Cinema’s annual shiny holiday shindig! Shaun of the Dead The cracked British comedy team of Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and director Edgar Wright hit the rotting corpse on the head with this gross, hilarious and spot-on comedic update of the zombie genre. Free Outdoor Screening on the UA Mall! Avengers: Infinity War Get ready to save the world, Marvel-style, at this outdoor screening of the super-sized blockbuster, Avengers: Infinity War, on the UA mall, projected on the Loft Cinema’s giant inflatable! Free For Members! The Miseducation of Cameron Post When a small town teenager is caught with another girl in the back seat of a car, she is shipped off to a middle-of-nowhere treatment center to undergo conversion therapy for “teens struggling with same-sex attraction.” Gymkata Real-life ‘80s Olympic gymnast Kurt Thomas goes for the gold in Gymkata, playing an ‘80s Olympic gymnast who is sent by the U.S. government to compete in a deadly karate tournament in the fictional country of Parmistan! Moana Sing-A-Long! Dive into a world of music and adventure, and see “How Far You’ll Go,” as The Loft Cinema presents a very special interactive sing-a-long screening of the fun-tastic Disney classic, Moana! Howl’s Moving Castle Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. 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! New Digital Restoration! Man with a Movie Camera In this entertaining and provocative slice of silent cinema, Vertov’s ultimate concern is the relation between film and reality – and the revolutionary power of the former to transform the latter. 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. American Psycho Writer/director Mary Harron (I Shot Andy Warhol) offers up a bloody, brutal and razor sharp dissection of the dark side of The American Dream, shot through with wickedly black humor that provokes laughs as well as gasps. 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! The S Word The S Word, a feature-length documentary, tackles one of the most unfathomable issues of our time by telling the stories of suicide attempt survivors, along with the families and loved ones of those who have died by suicide. Don’t Look Now Roeg’s atmospheric adaptation of Daphne DuMaurier’s story is a haunting mediation on grief, love and loss, told through a lens of supernatural terror that makes this one of the most effective horror films of all-time. 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. Free Admission! The Neverending Story This wondrous fantasy film is a grand adventure set in a magical world where the greatest power is imagination. 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. 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. In the Intense Now Archival footage, newsreel clips and home movies from the 1960s showcase uprisings in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, and the Cultural Revolution in China. 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. Something in the Air Olivier Assayas’ Something in the Air is a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age film set just after the events of May 1968 in France. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie A coming-of-age story with a twist, the musical celebrates acceptance and diversity, and how good life is when everyone is the best they can be. All the President’s Men See the classic Oscar-winning political drama followed by an onstage discussion about the film, reporting and democracy with Arizona Daily Star journalist Tim Steller & Tucson Weekly editor Jim Nintzel! With Greg Sestero in person! The Entire Bloody Friendship: Best F(r)iends Volumes 1 & 2 Double Feature Don’t miss the most twisted double feature of the year when Greg Sestero returns to The Loft Cinema! Die Hard Deck the Halls with Bruce and Bullets, Fa-La-La-La-Argh! Celebrate the holidays with everyone’s favorite Christmas action flick – the one, the only, the original Die Hard! 35mm Print! Near Dark One of Bigelow’s earliest films, Near Dark is an eerily stylish, frequently brutal and hypnotically-scored deconstruction of the classic vampire tale that still holds up today as one of the finest examples of ’80s horror. 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. 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. 35mm Print! Return to Oz Legendary film editor and sound designer Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, The Godfather Part II) directs this delightfully bizarre sequel to the 1939 Hollywood classic, The Wizard of Oz, spinning a tale of the dark aftermath of Dorothy’s journey to the magical land. Burt Reynolds Tribute! Smokey and the Bandit We’re Eastbound and down, loaded up and truckin’ as we pay tribute to movie legend and cultural icon Burt Reynolds with a special big screen presentation of his classic 1977 action/comedy, Smokey and the Bandit! Sing and Quote-A-Long Edition The Labyrinth New Year’s Eve Party and Masquerade Ball! Prepare to dance magic dance as we ring in the New Year and celebrate the great David Bowie with a late-night screening of this ‘80s classic! sold out Bisbee ’17 Opening Night Screening An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past. 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. An Evening with Michael Twitty James Beard Award Winner Michael Twitty will speak about gastronomy, the social justice reality of food, and his memoir The Cooking Gene. 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. The Trial The Trial offers a behind-the-scenes look at the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female President. 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 40th Anniversary! Free Admission! The Star Wars Holiday Special A Loft Cinema holiday tradition continues as we unleash the dubious galactic magic of the infamous 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special, for free (with the original commercials intact), on the big screen! Tucson Salvage Forged by adversity and united by humanity, this documentary allow us to witness those we might never approach and hear them tell their stories. Joined by musical guest Lawrence Zubia, this Tucson launch party promises to be unforgettable. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Based on the comic book of the same name, Edgar Wright’s genre-smashing teen comedy/musical/action/video game flick tells the amazing story of one romantic slacker’s epic quest to power up with love. PRESENTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES To Boldly Think: The Philosophical Conundrums of Star Trek In this course, we will wrangle with a range of philosophical questions prompted by both classic and recent stories from Star Trek. 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. The Winning Score: The Special Magic of Music for Film Join former Tucson Symphony Orchestra Music Director Bob Bernhardt for a chronological overview of music for film from the 1930s to present day. Children of Men Adapted from a 1992 P.D. James novel of the same name, Children of Men is set in a dystopian future Britain on the brink of bleak demise. 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. 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. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave. The Guardians A visually dazzling meditation on the delicate balance between human and nature, The Guardians elegantly interweaves the lives of the iconic monarch butterfly with an indigenous community in Mexico. Andrei Rublev Threading together several self-contained episodes, Tarkovsky traces the renowned icon painter Andrei Rublev through the harsh realities of fifteenth-century Russian life, vividly conjuring the dark and otherworldly atmosphere of the age. 35mm Print! Baby Driver In this utterly original musical disguised as a stylish, action-packed crime drama, a talented young getaway driver called Baby (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. The Found Footage Festival: Cherished Gems The Found Footage guys are coming back to Tucson to unleash their CHERISHED GEMS show, a crazed classics collection featuring their all-time favorite VHS finds from across America! The Desert on Celluloid Celebrate American Archives Month as the University of Arizona Special Collections, the Arizona Historical Society, the Center for Creative Photography, and UA Literature, Film and Archival Studies present treasures from their film collections. The Found Footage Festival: After Dark A very-special “adults only” edition of The Found Footage Festival! The all-new AFTER DARK show features a selection of the trashiest, dirtiest and most depraved videos in their collection Hot Fuzz In their hilarious follow-up to Shaun of the Dead, Edgar Wright and co-writer Simon Pegg set their sights on the Hollywood Buddy Cop Blockbusters and life in an eccentric English village. European Art Cinema Day 2018! Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la bête) Cocteau’s folktale strives, through use of poetic imagery and a minimum of astonishing special effects, to achieve what the filmmaker called a “realism of the unreal.” Free Outdoor Screening at The University of Arizona Biosphere 2 in Oracle, AZ! The Martian Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew on Mars. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. Free Admission! Smithereens Filmmaker Susan Seidelman established her distinctive vision of New York City with this crackling debut feature, the lo-fi original for her vibrant portraits of women reinventing themselves. The Halloween & Poltergeist Double Feature Terror-Thon! Spend the scariest night of the year at The Loft Cinema as we unleash a spine-tingling twofer of terror! My Neighbor Totoro Hayao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro is a deceptively simple tale of two girls, Satsuki and Mei, who move with their father to a new house in the countryside. Hispanic Heritage Month Screening! La Bamba Get ready to rock and roll at this special Hispanic Heritage Month screening of La Bamba, starring Lou Diamond Phillips as legendary Chicano Rock superstar Ritchie Valens! Aretha Franklin Tribute! The Blues Brothers Celebrate The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, at a special screening of the hilarious 1980 musical comedy, The Blues Brothers, and get into a soulful groove with a collection of vintage Aretha music videos before the movie! Brand-new digital restoration! One Sings, the Other Doesn’t Agnès Varda’s unsung feminist anthem is both a buoyant chronicle of a transformative friendship and an empowering vision of universal sisterhood. Y Tu Mamá También Alfonso Cuarón’s first arthouse smash, about a pair of randy buddies on a road trip, is a joyfully sexy comedy/drama that helped spark the Mexican Cinema Renaissance of the new millennium. Dark Money Told through the lives of real people, the political thriller Dark Money examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of a flood of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. Gravity Gravity, winner of the 2014 Best Director Academy Award for Alfonso Cuarón, is a visually stunning, breathtaking outer space thriller mixing blockbuster action with gripping humanity. 35mm Print! For a Few Dollars More The second film in the “Man With No Name” trilogy, Eastwood’s mysterious loner reluctantly joins forces with rival bounty hunter Lee Van Cleef in an effort to capture drug-addled bandit Gian Maria Volonté. Lost Celebrate the work of filmmaker and composer Jessica Grace Wing at a special 10th anniversary screening of her acclaimed stage musical/pop opera, captured live by Arizona Onstage Productions! Outlaw of Gor In this god-awful, yet strangely compelling, sequel to the sci-fi train wreck Gor, a dumb blonde college professor is whisked away to a magical planet of swords, sorcery and Jack Palance, where he must learn to love, fight and save the day! Santa Claus Conquers the Martians In this notorious, mind-boggling Christmas anti-classic, green-faced aliens in baggy leotards land on Earth to steal our most precious resource … Santa Claus! New Digital Restoration Requiescant Directed by Carlo Lizzani (Wake Up and Kill) and featuring a superbly haunting soundtrack by Riz Ortolani (Day of Anger), Requiescant – Latin for “Rest in Peace” – ranks among the finest, most overtly allegorical of the non-Zapata Spaghetti Westerns. New Digital Restoration Django, Kill! Director Giulio Questi (Death Laid an Egg) and co-writer/editor Franco Arcalli (co-writer of Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in America) shocked the world with this gothic, hallucinatory tale of greed, corruption, perversion and beyond! New 50th Anniversary Digital Restoration The Great Silence For the first-time ever, the legendary 1968 Spaghetti Western The Great Silence (Il grande silenzio) comes to North American theaters in a newly-restored 50th anniversary edition! Home Movie Day 2018 Bring your vintage home movie reels to The Loft Cinema for Tucson’s 7th annual Home Movie Day, featuring expert inspection, preservation advice and screenings of local home movies. Free Outdoor Screening at Tucson Meet Yourself! Selena Sing-A-Long! Celebrate the magic of legendary music superstar Selena at this special screening of the 1997 film, Selena, featuring on-screen lyrics to all the songs so you can sing-a-long! Kinky Boots The Loft Cinema along with local non-profit organization, The Colby Olsen Foundation invites you to join them for an evening of enchantment, as they partner to screen the film version of Kinky Boots (2005). Free For Members! Kusama – Infinity This fascinating portrait of Yayoi Kusama, now the top-selling female artist in the world, traces her turbulent quest from humble beginnings, overcoming countless obstacles, to bring her radical artistic vision to the world stage. Paper Tigers Paper Tigers is an intimate look into the lives of selected students at Lincoln High School, an alternative school that specializes in educating traumatized youth. Resilience Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. 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. 10 Things I Hate About You This classic teen comedy that launched the careers of Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles offers up a million things to love while putting a ‘90s spin on the work of William Shakespeare. Closed Captions Eating Animals Based on the bestselling book by Jonathan Safran Foer and narrated by co-producer Natalie Portman, Eating Animals is an urgent, eye-opening look at the environmental, economic, and public health consequences of factory farming. Deconstructing The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour Don’t miss this latest installment in the Deconstructing The Beatles series of captured-live events! Tucson Modernism Week Screening North by Northwest One of the most enjoyable Hollywood movies of the 1950s, North by Northwest is Hitchcock at his most effervescent, in a romantic comedy/thriller that features one of the definitive Cary Grant performances. 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 free admission! What’s Up, Docs? This year’s documentary showcase from the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television features 10 new short films exploring diverse subjects and styles. 2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2018 program offers audiences a taste of what the Festival has to offer! Free For Members! (Closed Captions) The World Before Your Feet There are 8,000 miles of roads and paths in New York City, and for the past six years Matt Green has been walking them all – every street, park, cemetery, beach, and bridge. Free For Members! Studio 54 Studio 54 transports viewers back in time into the legendarily decadent night spot where celebrities, socialites, and the beautiful danced, drank, got high, hooked up, and, most importantly, got seen … until it all came crashing down. 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. The Broadway Musical An American in Paris This Tony-Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the 1951 film starring Gene Kelly & Leslie Caron, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the City of Light. Mad Max: Fury Road An outrageous, full-throttle action extravaganza filled with unexpected depth, feeling and characters to root for. Peter Pan A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues. A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre. 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. Santa’s Slay WWE star Bill Goldberg kills it as the “real” Santa, the one who is actually Satan’s deadly son. Playing like Bad Santa with more blood, breasts and exploding children, Santa’s Slay just might be your new favorite Christmas movie! Closed Captions & Audio Description Final Portrait In 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, American writer and art-lover James Lord (Armie Hammer, Call Me by Your Name) is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush, Shakespeare in Love), to sit for a portrait. Brand New Digital Restoration! Christmas Evil A sadistic holiday treat in which Taxi Driver finally meets It’s a Wonderful Life, and all the world rejoices! Sold Out Reel Rock 12 Reel Rock 12 premieres four new short films that will deliver heart-thumping action, big laughs, and pure inspiration. Shriek of the Mutilated A gang of groovy ‘70s college kids head out to a secluded island in the dead of winter to help their weirdo professor catch a killer Yeti. Free Outdoor Screening! Home Alone Don’t miss this fun, festive and FREE outdoor screening of the holiday classic, Home Alone, featuring tasty hot chocolate and cookies, holiday snowflake crafting and a movie-themed photo booth! Free Outdoor Screening! Elf Don’t miss this fun, festive and FREE outdoor screening of the hilarious holiday classic, Elf, at Children’s Museum Tucson! Featuring tasty hot chocolate and cookies, holiday-themed activities and a movie-themed photo booth! Edward Scissorhands Tim Burton crafted this delicate and beloved modern day fairytale about an artificial man, soulfully played by frequent Burton star Johnny Depp, in the film that launched his career. Rule Breakers Movie Party! Gremlins Don’t miss the hilarious holiday horror classic, Gremlins, on the big screen, featuring an all-new introduction and exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with director Joe Dante before the movie! Free Outdoor Screening in Camp Verde, AZ! Kingdom of the Spiders William Shatner battles eight-legged invaders trying to spin a web of terror over a small Arizona town in the ultimate man vs. spider B-movie showdown! Gesticulate For one showing only, 10 undergraduate students from the School of Art at the University of Arizona present Gesticulate – a compilation of video artworks produced in 2017. Iced It’s The Big Chill meets Friday the 13th, with a bargain basement budget and serious case of brain freeze! Father's Day Screening The Royal Tenenbaums Celebrate Father’s Day with one of the screen’s most gloriously dysfunctional dads in Wes Anderson’s hilariously oddball family drama, The Royal Tenenbaums! VW Presents: Warren Miller’s Face of Winter This year, new and veteran athletes alike pay tribute to the man who started it all in Face of Winter, the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment (WME), presented by Volkswagen. Shelter Me: In Times of Need Shelter Me: In Times of Need is the eighth episode in this inspiring series that celebrates shelter pets and the people who help them. 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! 35MM Print! Streets of Fire One of the great gonzo pleasures of the ‘80s, director Walter Hill’s (The Warriors) spectacular, retro rock ‘n’ roll-fueled pulp classic roars at you like a souped-up roadster with the radio going full blast. Death Becomes Her Eternal frenemies, Madeline Ashton (Streep) and Helen Sharp (Hawn) have always been rivals in success, love and appearance. Now, they’re in a battle to see who can keep the other one dead! Brand-new 50th Anniversary Restoration Memories of Underdevelopment One of the first Cuban films to achieve success abroad, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s intimate and densely layered Memories of Underdevelopment is a landmark work of Cuban cinema. Reel Rock 13 This December, Reel Rock 13 blazes across the planet with a brand new collection of the year’s best climbing films, delivering jaw-dropping action, soulful journeys and rollicking humor. 70mm Print! Tron A landmark in computer animation, Jeff Bridges stars as hot-shot computer programmer Kevin Flynn, who becomes trapped inside the very game that he’s programming. Brand-New Digital Restoration! Edward II In this iconic New Queer Cinema classic, cinematic provocateur Derek Jarman (Sebastian, Jubilee) offers a visually extravagant, sexually provocative postmodern take on Marlowe’s Elizabethan drama, The Troublesome Reign of Edward II. Sólo con tu pareja Before Cuarón helmed the international hit Y tu mamá también, he made his mark on Mexican cinema with the ribald and lightning-quick contemporary social satire Sólo con tu pareja. The House I Live In Filmed in more than twenty states, The House I Live In offers a penetrating look at the profound human rights implications of America’s longest war: the war on drugs. Free Admission 13th Analyzes the legacy of the thirteenth amendment, mapping the connection between the legacy of slavery and the criminalization of African Americans during U.S. prison boom. Hippie Family Values Shot over a period of ten years at a remote communal ranch in New Mexico, Hippie Family Values is an intimate chronicle of a handful of hippie elders, along with their adult children and grandkids. Closed Caption & Audio Description Itzhak Hailed as the world’s greatest living violinist, Itzhak Perlman is presented in a highly personal light, revealing his appealing personality and deep passion for music. 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. New Digital Restoration! Liquid Sky Androgynous fashion models, heroin-craving UFOs, and literally killer orgasms are just a few of the daring delights that made the neon-drenched New Wave Sci-Fi flick Liquid Sky an instant cult classic upon its release in 1982. Father's Day Screening! The Godfather This Father’s Day, make your dad an offer he can’t refuse – take him to see The Godfather on the big screen! Spend the afternoon with the Corleone family and enjoy this iconic, Oscar-winning masterpiece as it was meant to be seen! Filmworker Gives unique insight into the creative genius of Stanley Kubrick, as well as the man who helped him fulfill his vision, Leon Vitali, celebrating the invisible hands that shape masterpieces. Mother's Day Screening Serial Mom Mother knows best, especially when it comes to murder, in writer/director John Waters’ outrageously twisted comedy Serial Mom! 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. 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. 40th Anniversary! Eraserhead Self-described as “a dream of dark and troubling things,” this 1977 avant-garde classic introduced David Lynch to the world of feature films, going on to become a bona fide cult sensation. 35MM PRINT! Trouble Every Day An erotically outré shocker that scandalized arthouses around the world. Vincent Gallo and Béatrice Dalle star as unfortunates who are afflicted with a condition that turns sexual hunger into hunger for flesh. 35MM PRINT! 35 Shots of Rum Denis’ deeply emotional yet light-of-touch drama, 35 Shots of Rum, follows a small circle of Parisians in a roundelay of relationships that touches on almost every kind of love there is. 35MM PRINT! White Material Twenty-two years after Chocolat, Denis returns to Africa and collaborates with Oscar-nominated actress Isabelle Huppert (Elle), to craft a visceral and very personal rumination on a society hurtling into chaos. This is Spinal Tap Sing-A-Long! Get ready to smell the glove and turn it up to “11” at this special Sing-A-Long screening of the funniest rock ‘n’ roll movie of all-time! Salomé This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. The Breadwinner The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. The Stuff A new tasty treat is sweeping the nation – it’s “The Stuff,” and it’s delicious, nutritious and oh yeah, absolutely deadly! Parents In this childhood nightmare of a horror flick, Mikey’s parents seem like your typical 1950’s suburbanites, except for one thing – they just might be vicious cannibalistic murders! The Longest Day Don’t miss Darryl F. Zanuck’s tribute to WWII veterans post Veterans Day after the completion of the Loft Film Festival. Presented by The American Legion Arizona Heroes of World War 1 Arizona Heroes of World War 1 tells the stories of the soldiers and citizens from the new state of Arizona as they did their part to help win the “The War To End All Wars.” With the director in person! Arrangiarsi (Pizza… & the Art of Living) From the Bay Area to Italy, Matteo Troncone searches for the meaning of life in this engaging, intimate documentary. Human Flow Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. 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. Beyond the Wall Beyond the Wall highlights one of the most critical issues in criminal justice reform: the many prisoners returning to their communities each year where they face tremendous challenges and barriers. Free Outdoor Screening at the UA Star Wars: The Last Jedi See the latest action-packed episode in the Star Wars saga, screened under the stars on The Loft Cinema’s giant inflatable solar cinema screen! Blood Diner An absurdly gory ‘80s horror/comedy that gives the term “eating out” a whole new meaning! The Witch Age-old concepts of witchcraft, black magic and possession are brought together to tell the intimate story of one family’s frightful unraveling in the New England wilderness circa 1630. 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. 35MM PRINT! The Hidden Fortress Mifune stars as a brave general charged with guarding his defeated clan’s princess as the two smuggle royal treasure across hostile territory in war-torn feudal Japan. Tucson Comic-Con Screening The Crow Join writer/creator James O’Barr for an intimate screening of The Crow, based on the hit comic book series of the same name. 30th Anniversary! Beetlejuice A delirious horror/comedy, Beetlejuice was Tim Burton’s second feature, defining his signature mix of wild imagination, fractured characters, surreal sensibility, gothic whimsy and dazzling special effects! Free Outdoor Screening at Las Milpitas Community Farm! The Hand That Feeds Sandwich-maker Mahoma López unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. Ends Thursday, Nov. 30 The Florida Project The Florida Project, a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood, follows six-year-old Moonee and her rebellious mother Halley over the course of a single summer. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ stars Sienna Miller, alongside Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. Goodbye Christopher Robin A glimpse into the complex relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh. Distant Sky: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Live in Copenhagen Recorded at Copenhagen’s Royal Arena in October 2017, Distant Sky captures an extraordinary and triumphant live concert from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Presented by the University of Arizona School of Art Before Hours A compilation of video artworks produced in 2018 from one musician and eleven emerging visual artists of the Graduate Video Art course from the School of Art at the University of Arizona. Ends Thursday, Nov. 30 Blade of the Immortal The 100th film by celebrated director Takashi Miike (13 Assassins, Audition) is a samurai action epic taken to spectacular (and spectacularly violent) new heights. They Live An anti-establishment, media-paranoid classic that will open your eyes to the terrifying truth about bubblegum, billboards and little old ladies. Ends Thursday Loving Vincent The world’s first fully oil painted feature film brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to vibrant life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists. 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. Everything is Terrible! The Great Satan Show Join your bedazzled Dadgods for an all-new live show, featuring never before seen puppets and costumes, as EIT! presents their newest feature, The Great Satan! Rashomon A riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice, Rashomon is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. 35mm Print! Seven Samurai One of the most thrilling movie epics of all time, Seven Samurai tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. 35MM PRINT! Throne of Blood A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, Kurosawa’s Throne of Blood sets Shakespeare’s definitive tale of ambition and duplicity in a ghostly, fog-enshrouded landscape in feudal Japan. Earth Day Screening! Skyglow Join us for a special Earth Day screening of the new documentary, Skyglow, featuring filmmakers/authors Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan, and a post-film discussion with local scientists and experts! Vagabond One of Agnès Varda’s most celebrated features, Vagabond tells the harrowing story of the last months in the life of a young female drifter. 35MM PRINT! The Gleaners & I Agnes Varda’s marvelous “wandering road documentary,” voted one of the 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century, focuses on the centuries-old tradition of “gleaning” in France – literally, picking up the cast-offs of others. Free Outdoor Screening at the UA! Coco See the magical, musical, Oscar-winning animated adventure Coco, screened under the stars on The Loft Cinema’s giant inflatable solar cinema screen! Ramen Heads Osamu Tomita takes audiences deep into his world by revealing every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect soup and noodles, along with his relentless search for the highest-quality ingredients. Peter Rabbit and Tales of Beatrix Potter Celebrate the Easter holiday with this new digital restoration of the1971 live-action dance adaption of Beatrix Potter’s beloved tales, brought to magical life by members of the Royal Ballet! Ends Thursday, January 18 Jane Set to a rich orchestral score from legendary composer Philip Glass, the film offers an unprecedented, intimate and poetic portrait of Jane Goodall. A Brief History of Time Celebrate the life and legacy of the incredible Stephen Hawking at this special presentation of the Oscar-winning filmmaker Errol Morris’ acclaimed 1991 documentary, A Brief History of Time. Free Admission Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance The first installment in the Lone Wolf and Cub series, this is the epic story of Ogami Ittō, a wandering assassin for hire who is accompanied on his violent adventures by his young son, Daigoro. Presented by Arizona Queer Archives Jay “Jay” is a documentary about spirituality, reality, perception and, ultimately, perseverance and hope. A glimpse into the extraordinary and complex life of an abstract Tucson artist with an even more abstract past. Presented by Take Back the Night Tucson No! The Rape Documentary A community education fundraiser benefiting Take Back the Night Tucson, a kick-off event for April Sexual Assault Awareness Month. New Digital Restoration! Close Encounters of the Third Kind Steven Spielberg’s thrilling, suspenseful and somehow very human speculation on the possibility of alien contact with mankind. Alien The ads warned “In space, no one can hear you scream,” but everyone in a theatre showing this landmark sci-fi/horror flick will definitely hear you scream, because it’s scary as heck! Good Night, and Good Luck In this timely dramatization of journalist Edward R. Murrow’s battles with anti-Communist crusader Joseph McCarthy, director/star George Clooney creates a provocative look at a dark chapter of American history. Free For Members! Sweet Country Accused of murder, an Aboriginal stockman and his wife try to stay ahead of a fervent posse in the harsh outback of the Northern Territory, in this inspired-by-true-events period drama from acclaimed Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton. CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION Interstellar A special screening of Christopher Nolan’s 2014 science fiction epic, Interstellar, featuring a live introduction by Dr. Feryal Ozel, theoretical astrophysicist and Professor of Astronomy and Physics at the U of A. Free Poolside Screening! Jaws Start the summer season with a SCREAM at this scary poolside screening of the shark-tastic terror classic, Jaws! Presented in 70mm! Lawrence of Arabia One of the screen’s grandest epics, this monumental story recounts the true-life experiences ofT.E. Lawrence, better known to the world as Lawrence of Arabia The Manhattan Short Film Festival 2018 Don’t miss the 21st annual Manhattan Short Film Festival, featuring 10 great new shorts from around the world – and YOU help select the winner! The Agave Heritage Festival Film Screenings Enjoy wine tasting and food sampling on the patio, followed by two documentaries focused on the significance of the agave plant to our region and culture. Presented by DocScapes Quest An intimate documentary film that captures ten years in the life of a family living in North Philadelphia. Free Screening Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman The new documentary Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman tells the inspiring story of heartland conservation heroes who are feeding the world while stewarding the land and water. Presented by The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film and Television! Magic Hour A free screening of short fiction films made by students in the University of Arizona’s School of Theatre, Film and Television! Mother's Day Screening! Hairspray Sing-A-Long! Shake, shimmy and sing this Mother’s Day at the Hairspray Sing-A-Long!, a ‘60s-style shindig featuring a special screening of the smash hit movie musical with onscreen lyrics so you can sing-a-long! REPO MAN Alex Cox’s sci-fi comedy features the captivating Harry Dean Stanton, in one of his greatest roles, as a weathered repo man in a desolate Los Angeles, and Emilio Estevez as the middle-class punk he takes under his wing. First Friday Shorts: The Golden Gong Year-End Showdown All your favorite filmmakers from Year #13 will be on hand as we pit them against one another in a cinematic smackdown. Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey There is only one Fred Beckey. His legacy in the mountains will live on forever. A Conversation with Daniel Ellsberg Daniel Ellsberg and The Loft ’s Executive Director Peggy Johnson will discuss the Pentagon Papers and how that event, and Ellsberg himself, have been portrayed in films. Skype Q&A with producer Dan Janvey! Beasts of the Southern Wild In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl named Hushpuppy exists on the brink of orphanhood. 35MM PRINT! Chocolat Denis made her feature film debut with this intimate and evocative semi-autobiographical feature, based on her childhood as a French colonial in West Africa. 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! Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing Don’t miss this special Exhibition on Screen presentation exploring the life and work of Vincent Van Gogh! The Long Goodbye Set in sunny early-‘70s California, the film stars Elliott Gould as a smart-aleck, slightly inept Philip Marlowe, a detective seemingly more concerned about feeding a cat than solving a case. The Other Side of Hope A humorous and heartbreaking fictional look at the 21st century migrant crisis, told through the evolving relationship between an appealingly odd couple in modern-day Helsinki. 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. The Devil’s Rain A cult of black magic-loving Satanists are running amuck in the American Southwest and William Shatner’s gotta try and stop them! My Friend Dahmer Based on the cult graphic novel, My Friend Dahmer chronicles the origins of the man. The monster. The high school senior. The Killing of a Sacred Deer Acclaimed filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) returns with a sensational thriller brimming with unsettling humor, steeped in Greek tragedy, existential horror, and riveting suspense. Funeral Parade of Roses A headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs, fuzz guitars, performance art and black mascara. The International Ocean Film Tour Volume 4 The International Ocean Film Tour Volume 4 wraps the most powerful stories, inspiring protagonists and stunning visuals into one film program. Mansfield 66/67 50 years after the blonde bombshell’s untimely death, Mansfield 66/67 carries out a delightfully absurd investigation into the bizarre relationship between Mansfield and Church of Satan founder, Anton LaVey. Army of Darkness Bruce Campbell returns as Ash, a hardware-store clerk who is magically transported – along with his beat-up Oldsmobile and a chainsaw forearm – to the brutal battlefields of the 14th century! Zero Weeks Zero Weeks is the first documentary to explore America’s paid leave crisis and the cost of doing nothing. Marjorie Prime Jon Hamm, Geena Davis and Tim Robbins star in this haunting vision of a foreseeable future where death has become slightly less final. Martha & Niki Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop. Novitiate Spanning over a decade from the early 1950s to the mid-‘60s, Novitiate is about a young girl’s first initiation with love, in this case with God. Dog Years Burt Reynolds plays an aging, former movie star who is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface Dog Years is a tale about faded fame, but at its core, it’s a universal story about growing old. Presented by UA Russian and Slavic Studies Storm Over Asia A Mongol fur trapper escapes the indignities of Western imperialism and makes a violent entry into revolutionary consciousness. The Killing of Satan Satan is apparently alive and well, but he’s about to be challenged by a clumsy, mustachioed, jean jacket-wearing dad who just can’t wait to get his hands on the horny hound of hell! 35mm Print! Dogtooth The intoxicatingly offbeat Dogtooth spins the story of three twenty-something “kids” confined to their parents isolated, fenced-in estate, and kept under strict rule and regimen. Ends Thursday Birdboy: The Forgotten Children Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape in the hope of finding a better life. Free for members! Novitiate Spanning over a decade from the early 1950s to the mid-‘60s, Novitiate is about a young girl’s first initiation with love, in this case with God. The Divine Order The Divine Order is set in Switzerland in 1971 – a time and place where, despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women were still denied the right to vote. Wonder Wheel The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s. Ends Thursday, January 18 BPM (Beats Per Minute) This award-winning French drama follows a group of activists in early 1990s Paris who go to extraordinary lengths in their battle to force the French government to address the AIDS epidemic. Free Outdoor Screening at MOCA Tucson The Wicker Man: Final Cut The Wicker Man: Final Cut is the definitive version of Robin Hardy’s celebrated ’70s thriller of pagan worshippers running amuck on a remote Scottish island. The Square Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, The Square is a sprawling, jaw-dropping satire centered on a Swedish art museum and a PR stunt that goes horribly wrong. Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock Standing Rock North Dakota became one of the most watched places on earth. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe captured world attention through their peaceful resistance. CLOSED CAPTIONS & AUDIO DESCRIPTION Lady Bird Set amidst a rapidly shifting American economic landscape, Lady Bird is an affecting look at the relationships that shape us, the beliefs that define us, and the unmatched beauty of a place called home. The Force With fly-on-the-wall intimacy, we see a department trapped in transition, desperate to shed its corrupt image but also challenged by the Black Lives Matter movement erupting right outside its doorstep. Free for Members! The Breadwinner The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. Happy End A scathing takedown of the bourgeoisie, Happy End is a satanically mixed brew that writer/director/provocateur Michael Haneke stirs with dazzling inspiration. Let Yourself Go An uptight psychoanalyst’s life is upended when he becomes involved with a free-spirited personal trainer, well-versed in matters of the body, but less of the mind. Presented by UA Russian and Slavic Studies October (Ten Days that Shook the World) Ten Days that Shook the World is one of Eisenstein’s best known experimental works as well as an exemplary showcase of Soviet revolutionary ideology Petey Wheatstraw, the Devil’s Son-In-Law Rudy Ray Moore takes a break from playing Dolemite to battle the devil and practice his own very special brand of martial arts in this jaw-dropping explosion of pure WTF magic! The Challenge Italian visual artist Yuri Ancarani’s beautiful and bizarre documentary takes us inside the rarefied world of Middle Eastern falconry Presented by Patronato San Xavier In the Americas Patronato San Xavier Fundraiser Enjoy an exploration of our iconic Mission San Xavier is this Season 7 episode, followed by a panel discussion led by David Yetman. Desert Bride Human emotions are as subtle as the beauty of the Argentinian plains in the delicate and keenly-observed drama, Desert Bride. I Am Another You Unfolding like a low-key mystery, I Am Another You is an incisive and powerful examination of the myth and bitter realities of America’s rugged individualism. 20th Anniversary Party! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Celebrate Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary with a magical movie party featuring costumed characters, Bertie Botts, and Butter Beer! 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! Set It Off A gritty crime thriller combining explosive action and social commentary in a story about four women bank robbers from a housing project in L.A. The Untamed A mysterious, otherworldly visitor offers gratification to the sexually oppressed in this daring, disturbing and erotically-charged sci-fi thriller from Mexican provocateur Amat Escalante. Free Outdoor Screening! Cars 3 Rev your engines for an exciting outdoor screening of Pixar’s automotive blockbuster, Cars 3, on the University of Arizona mall! The Eagle Huntress The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter. Birdboy: The Forgotten Children Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape in the hope of finding a better life The Boy Downstairs Girls star Zosia Mamet exhibits winsome charm as Diana, navigating the rite of passage of every single New Yorker: the search for the perfect apartment. Sold Out Hocus Pocus Halloween Party! This Halloween season, let us put a spell on you as we party with the Sanderson Sisters at a special 25th anniversary screening of the wickedly funny comedy, Hocus Pocus! Delay, Deny, Hope You Die A documentary about the Iraq and Afghanistan U.S. military burn pit operation scandal The Other Side of Hope A humorous and heartbreaking fictional look at the 21st century migrant crisis, told through the evolving relationship between an appealingly odd couple in modern-day Helsinki. Satan’s Cheerleaders A high school cheerleading squad shakes their pom poms for Satan and things are going to get pretty devilish in this campy drive-in classic that could have only escaped from the 1970s! The Long Shadow Of all the divisions in America, none is as insidious and tenacious as racism. In this powerful documentary, journalist Frances Causey investigates the roots of our current racial conflicts. The Rocky Horror Halloween Bash! Look out, all you creatures of the night … Rocky Horror is coming to get you this Halloween! It’s our 40th annual Rocky Horror Halloween Bash, so help us celebrate the freakiest night of the year (even if it IS a few days early)! Free Outdoor Screening Ghostbusters (1984) If there’s something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call? How about Ghostbusters? Presented by Indivisible Arizona and Tucson Jews for Justice Why a Free Press is Essential to Democracy Is the First Amendment Freedom of the Press under attack? Or is the media simply engaged in ‘fake news’ that’s finally being called out for the bias it represents? Evilspeak Clint Howard’s got a home computer and a direct dial-up to Satan, and the bullies at his school are going straight to hell in this goofy-n-gory ‘80s horror flick that’s 100% Devil-approved! Free Admission! Loft Film Fest Preview Event Join us for an exciting FREE preview of this year’s Loft Film Fest! Watch trailers for films we’ll be screening and plan your Fest schedule! Get the inside scoop on all the Fest buzz, guests, events and more! Spotlight Event The Tent Village A story about the lives of road-side dwellers in S. India, filmed by their teenaged children and friends. Jennifer’s Body Director Karyn Kusama (The Invitation) teams up with screenwriter Diablo Cody (Juno) to unleash a genre-bending horror flick that combines violence with high camp to craft an incisive satire on female relationships Brand-New Digital Restoration The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Sergio Leone’s epic, “Man With No Name” trilogy-capping Spaghetti Western thrillingly conjures up operatic excess, existential cowboy crisis and the blackest of black humor Free Outdoor Screening in Douglas West Side Story A jazzy, snazzy, high energy classic that almost leaps off the screen, West Side Story endures as one of the greatest musicals in Hollywood history. Freaked Randy Quaid is starting his own freakshow, but he’s not just collecting freaks – he’s creating them! – in this bizarre, tasteless and totally insane ‘90s comedy featuring Mr. T and Keanu Reeves! Kékszakállú This extraordinary film blends narrative and documentary styles as it follows the lives of several daughters of rich industrialists from Buenos Aires. 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. SYLVIO Sylvio is a small town gorilla in the midst of an existential crisis. Dead Snow A fun ski vacation turns disgustingly deadly for a group of oversexed medical students when they come face-to-rotting-face with a horror movie first: Nazi zombies in the snow! Sami Blood Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930’s and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. Better Watch Out Better Watch Out is a sharp, sadistic horror comedy that pays tribute to both Home Alone and Funny Games while offering a subversive twist on the home-invasion story that cleverly upends expectations. Gook It’s 1992 in Los Angeles and Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, struggle to keep their father’s shoe store afloat. Killjoy 3: Killjoy’s Revenge Four college kids on Spring Break are trapped inside a mirror and must battle a demonic, wisecracking clown and his posse of freakshow monsters if they ever want to party again! WHITE SUN Filmmaker Deepak Rauniyar sensitively explores the damage done to the fabric of Nepalese society by the decade-long civil war between the Maoists and Nepal’s monarchical government. The Ballad of Lefty Brown A coming-of-age Western for a 65 year old man. Hellboy The acclaimed Dark Horse comic book series about a creature from Hades who joins the battle against evil is brought to cinematic life by visionary director Guillermo del Toro. FREE OUTDOOR SCREENING! 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. Spettacolo Once upon a time, villagers in a tiny hill town in Tuscany came up with a remarkable way to confront their issues: they turned their lives into a play. Woodpeckers (Carpinteros) Sent to Santo Domingo’s notorious Najayo prison for petty theft, Julián acclimates himself to his new surroundings, using the prison’s hidden economies while trying to hold on to his humanity. Souvenir The inimitable Isabelle Huppert stars in in this endearing musical romance about a middle-aged factory worker whose brush with fame is reignited by a relationship with a younger man. The Feels A funny, breezy and touching exploration of the bonds and boundaries of love and friendship, fueled by a killer ‘90s R&B and electro-pop soundtrack. Vampire Circus A troupe of shape-shifting circus vampires put on a “fang-tastic” show for the unsuspecting residents of a small village, and things are about to get really batty in this sexy, bloody and sleazy ‘70s shocker! Ismael’s Ghosts The new film from director Arnaud Desplechin is a delirious love letter to the art of cinema, featuring an all-star cast including Marion Cotillard, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Mathiew Amalric and Louis Garrel. My Friend Dahmer My Friend Dahmer entertains with its frighteningly compelling narrative while simultaneously presenting a nuanced snapshot of mental illness, the inherent desire for human interaction, and the perils of duplicitous friendship. Falsettos Don’t miss the smash-hit, Tony-nominated musical Falsettos, captured live at the Lincoln Center Theater and presented on the big screen! 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! Free Outdoor Screening at the UA! THE OFFICE BINGE WATCH A special outdoor binge-watching event, featuring five of the best episodes of the hit TV comedy, The Office, played back-to-back! Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D He said he’d be back, and here he is, in a brand-new 3D conversion of the 1991 blockbuster, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, overseen by director James Cameron himself! Obsession Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino (Jude Law) and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart. Spotlight Event Gas Food Lodging (25th Anniversary Screening) In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Killer Klowns from Outer Space Finally, the truth about clowns is out! Beneath their smirky grins, oversized shoes and big red noses, these fun-loving jokers are actually diabolical killers from out of this world. Documentary Shorts This year’s collection of offers a stunningly diverse bunch of films, with windows into the way people live across the world. Presented by Habitat for Humanity Hard Hats and Heels: A Benefit for Habitat for Humanity Tucson’s Women Build LaughingStock Comedy Company is the funniest company in business today. Three Colors: Blue More than just a blistering study of grief; it’s also a tale of liberation, as Julie (Juliette Binoche) attempts to free herself from the past while confronting truths about the life of her late husband, a composer. Night of the Comet It’s the end of the world as we know it, and not everyone is feeling fine, in this, like, majorly awesome ‘80s sci-fi comedy! The Quay Brothers in 35mm A unique touring program of four short films on 35mm curated by celebrated filmmaker Christopher Nolan! Solo Horn Project: Sound and Images Original short films presented with live musical accompaniment! Featuring video, animated illustration, and photography by Shiang Hwang, Christine Rogers, Robert Jaime, Carl Bowser and Jim Karrer. Free Outdoor Screening in Dragoon Geronimo: An American Legend An American legend comes to breathtaking life in this explosive epic Western starring Jason Patric, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman and Wes Studi. 70mm print Hook Robin Williams stars as a grown-up Peter Pan in Steven Spielberg’s high-flying tale of magic, adventure and derring-do! Seabiscuit Based on the bestselling book by Laura Hillebrand, the multiple Oscar-nominated drama Seabiscuit tells the inspiring true story of one of the most successful racehorses in history. The Age of Consequences A new documentary investigating the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of U.S. national security and global stability. Presented by SavetheSaveable.com 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. New Digital Restoration! The Sacrifice Andrei Tarkovsky’s final masterpiece, The Sacrifice is a haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation. Wasted!: The Story of Food Waste The Story of Food Waste showcases forward-thinking leaders who show how each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century. Cléo from 5 to 7 A real-time portrait of a beautiful singer set adrift in Paris as she awaits the potentially life-changing results of a medical test. W/ the short films Black Panthers and Uncle Yanco Documenteur Varda’s fascination with California has resulted in a number of uniquely beautiful films shot in the Golden State, films that subtly capture the director’s ambivalent, complicated and ultimately loving feelings about America. Free for Members! The Insult A dispute between two men – one a Lebanese Christian, one a Palestinian refugee – on the streets of Beirut escalates into a national sensation as they face off in court. My Brilliant Career Actress Judy Davis and director Gillian Armstrong both made a huge splash on the international arthouse scene with this Australian drama about a young writer who refuses to conform to society’s expectations. Cronos Featuring the haunting imagery for which Guillermo del Toro would soon become world-renowned, Cronos is a dark, visually rich, and emotionally-charged horror fantasy. With Special Guest The Graduate Glamorous, funny, sexy and sad, The Graduate is an emotional touchstone for an entire generation, not to mention a late-‘60s harbinger of the “New Hollywood” studio films that would storm the movie industry in the early ‘70s. Pacific Rim It’s giant robots vs. monstrous sea creatures in Guillermo del Toro’s colossal, heavy-metal sci-fi/action extravaganza that transforms the impending apocalypse into a roller coaster of exuberant fun! Presented by The University of Arizona College of Agriculture & Life Sciences INSECTA Journey alongside leading insect scientists and Coyote Peterson to explore the most painful stings and the fascinating science of the unseen lives that surround us. The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows The 19th annual edition of The Animation Show of Shows comes to the big screen, featuring 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films! With Special guest! The Fiddler on the Roof Sing-A-Long Belt it out and raise the roof at this special Sing-A-Long screening of one of the most beloved movie musicals of all-time, the multi-Oscar winning Fiddler on the Roof! Frida The life and career of one of Mexico’s most prominent painters comes to the screen under the guiding hand of producer/star Salma Hayek and director Julie Taymor in the Oscar-winning drama, Frida. The Rape of Recy Taylor Against formidable odds and threats to her life and the lives of her family members, Recy Taylor chose not to remain silent, but instead to bravely speak up and press charges, waging a war for justice that resonates today. Devil in a Blue Dress This stylish, intelligent neo-noir from acclaimed director Carl Franklin (One False Move) stars Denzel Washington as a private investigator plying his trade in South Central Los Angeles after WWII. With Chris Lemmon in person! The Apartment Join TV and film star Chris Lemmon for a very special screening of the 1960 comedy classic, The Apartment, starring Jack Lemmon in one of his greatest roles! Tucson Lunafest 2018 Get ready for an entertaining and enlightening evening of short films made by, for and about women! An Interactive Screening hosted by Chuzapalooza! White Christmas Sing-a-Long! Join us for an interactive screening of the holiday classic, hosted by Chuzapalooza! Pan’s Labyrinth An alternately frightening, moving and spellbinding fable celebrating the power of childhood imagination. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Jack Nicholson stars as counterculture hero Randle Patrick McMurphy in this highly-acclaimed adaptation of Ken Kesey’s classic novel detailing one man’s battle against an oppressive establishment. SOLD OUT A Fantastic Woman In A Fantastic Woman, Daniela Vega delivers a powerhouse performance as a transgender nightclub singer, Marina, in love with Orlando (Francisco Reyes), a successful businessman 20 years her senior. 70mm print Wonder Woman Wonder Woman is coming to save the day, and she’s doing it in glorious 70mm! Catch one of the year’s biggest movies on one of the biggest screens in Southern Arizona, in the superhero-sized 70mm format! A Hard Day’s Night Sing-A-Long Catch Beatlemania with John, Paul, George and Ringo at this fab sing-a-long screening of the 1964 rock ‘n’ roll musical, A Hard Day’s Night! 20th Anniversary Princess Mononoke Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke is a landmark of animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. Highway to Hell A teen nerd must drive his hot rod straight into hell if he wants to save his girlfriend from becoming Satan’s bride in this dementedly demonic road trip extravaganza from the director of Drop Dead Fred! Jane Set to a rich orchestral score from composer Philip Glass, the film offers an unprecedented and poetic portrait of Jane Goodall – a trailblazer who defied the odds to become one of the world’s most respected and admired conservationists. Narrative Shorts Spanning a range of styles, emotions, and techniques, this year’s collection of short films offers something for everyone. Presented by Xanadu Collective The Unholy Tarahumara and Rita of the Sky Join us at a benefit screening of two of late Tucson filmmaker Kathryn Ferguson’s documentaries. 35th Anniversary Creepshow It’s a match made in scary movie Hell: legendary zombie guru George A. Romero, and literary horror hound Stephen King, coming together to unleash the gruesome godfather of all ‘80s horror anthologies, Creepshow! Twelfth Night Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a bold new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. Tragedy Girls Sadie and McKayla are two social media-obsessed partners in crime, reporting on a deranged serial killer terrorizing their sleepy Midwestern town in the hope of gaining more than 15 minutes of online infamy. The Women’s Balcony The Women’s Balcony is a highly entertaining dramatic comedy about community, old traditions and values, and the power of women to keep all of these together in the face of modern extremism. 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. The Vagrant Bill Paxton flips out and experiences the ultimate yuppie nightmare when a crazed vagrant invades his new home and makes his life a living hell in this literally insane black comedy horror film shot in Phoenix, AZ! Spotlight Event/25th Anniversary Screening MANUFACTURING CONSENT This award-winning documentary showcases Chomsky’s message of how government and businesses cooperate to produce a propaganda machine to manipulate public opinion. Born in Flames This provocative, thrilling and still-relevant classic is a comic fantasy of female rebellion set in America ten years after the Second American Revolution. Step Deeply insightful and emotionally inspiring, Step embodies the true meaning of sisterhood through a story of courageous young women worth cheering for. Free Outdoor Screening on the UA Mall Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Blast off for an outdoor screening of Marvel’s hilarious sci-fi blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, on the University of Arizona mall! 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. Presented by Summit Hut and prAna Uncharted Lines This screening is SOLD OUT! Damnation Alley An ultra-chintzy ‘70s “epic” featuring some of the worst radioactive skyline effects ever seen in a motion picture, Damnation Alley is a fun blast of post-nuke garbage. 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. The Midwife Two of French cinema’s biggest stars (Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve) shine in this touching dramatic comedy about unlikely friendships, forgiveness and the need for change. Free Outdoor Screening in Patagonia DisneyNature: Wings of Life Join us for a free screening in Patagonia of this stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty. Due to rain we’ll be moving this screening indoors. *No one under 18 will be admitted* Kuso Broadcast through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, Kuso is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles’s worst earthquake nightmare, traveling between screens and aftershocks into the twisted lives of the survivors. Presented by The University of Arizona Poetry Center Welcome to This House Welcome To This House is a feature documentary film on the homes and loves of poet Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979). The Haury Conversation: Noam Chomsky On Nov. 9, University of Arizona Professor Noam Chomsky will have a conversation with Regents’ Professor Toni Massaro about social justice and the environment. 13 Minutes This gripping political thriller, based on the real life story of one man’s attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, explores the methods and motives of a German driven to take desperate action in 1939, early in the war. Pop Aye One day, as he wanders the city, successful Bangkok architect Thana chances upon an elephant whom he recognizes as Pop Aye, his beloved childhood friend from their rural home town, named after a favorite cartoon. Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time An unintentionally hilarious trainwreck of misguided intentions and massive confusion, Beastmaster 2 will hurl YOU into another bad movie dimension. FREE SCREENING Buck Please join us for a special free presentation of Buck in Three Points, AZ at Robles Elementary School! The Trip to Spain Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip, heading to Spain to sample the best of the country’s gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter With star Ted Neeley in person! Jesus Christ Superstar Sing-A-Long Prepare for a Rock Opera Extravaganza of epic proportions when The Loft Cinema presents the Jesus Christ Superstar Sing-A-Long, with star Ted Neeley in person! Presented by Summit Hut & Vasque Footwear Metanoia Jeff Lowe’s Metanoia is a film about one man’s journey from the top of the world to the end of the line. Spotlight Event Revenge of the Nerds Meet acclaimed actor Curtis Armstrong in person at a special screening of the 1984 comedy classic, Revenge of the Nerds, filmed in Tucson on the University of Arizona campus! 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. Free Admission Boyz in the Hood The trials and tribulations of three young African American males growing up in South Central Los Angeles in the early ‘90s. 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! 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! 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. Twelve Monkeys Celebrated filmmaker Terry Gilliam (Brazil) unleashes this intense, darkly comic sci-fi mind-bender about time travel, the apocalypse and Bruce Willis! 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. 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. 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! 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. Free Admission! Cinderella (2015) An enchanting live-action remake of the beloved Disney animated classic from acclaimed director Kenneth Branagh (Hamlet, Iron Man). Saint Joan Joan: daughter, farm girl, visionary, patriot, king-whisperer, soldier, leader, victor, icon, radical, witch, heretic, saint, martyr, woman. 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. Columbus When an architecture scholar falls ill during a speaking tour, his estranged son Jin (John Cho, Star Trek) finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana—a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. 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! Beach Rats On the outskirts of Brooklyn, Frankie (Harris Dickson), an aimless teenager, suffocates under the oppressive glare cast by his family and a toxic group of delinquent friends. 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. Leatherface In this terrifying prequel to director Tobe Hooper’s landmark original film, directors Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo unleash the macabre origin story of the iconic madman, Leatherface! Menashe Menashe follows a kind but hapless grocery store clerk named Menashe trying to maintain custody of his son Rieven after his wife, Lea, passes away. Tales of an Immoral Couple A pair of high school sweethearts unexpectedly meet again 25 years later, and a crazed comedy of errors erupts, threatening to engulf everyone around them! Digital Restoration! The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) Celebrate the late Tobe Hooper with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, in a digitally restored edition guaranteed to keep you screaming! 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! Walk With Me Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, Walk With Me takes viewers deep inside a Zen Buddhist community that practices the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh. Southern Arizona Activist Fair Meet representatives from vital, Southern Arizona-based social justice groups, and find out how you can help support their missions to create a better world. Viceroy’s House The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change. Dolores Dolores Huerta is one of the most important, yet least known, activists in the fight for racial, class and gender equality in American history. HUMANITIES SEMINARS FILM SCREENING THE MEXICAN SUITCASE The Mexican Suitcase tells the story of the recovery of 4,500 negatives taken by photographers Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David Seymour during the Spanish Civil War. Chavela A captivating look at the unconventional life of beloved performer Chavela Vargas, whose passionate renditions of Mexican popular music and triumphant return to the stage late in life brought her international fame. Lucky Lucky follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town. 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! Free For Members! Chavela A captivating look at the unconventional life of beloved performer Chavela Vargas, whose passionate renditions of Mexican popular music and triumphant return to the stage late in life brought her international fame. 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! 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! Free Outdoor Screening on the Border Fence in Nogales, AZ and Nogales, Sonora! Cesar Chávez The acclaimed biopic, Chávez, starring Michael Peña and directed by Diego Luna, screened simultaneously on the Arizona side and the Sonora side of the Border Fence in Nogales! 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. Jurassic Park Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster prehistoric creature feature Jurassic Park stomps it way back to the big screen! 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. Presented by The Haven Hooked A free screening of two short documentary films, followed by a community forum with local experts. Bruising for Besos An intimate character study of Yoli— a charismatic and complicated Xicana lesbian making a family in the Queer and Trans People Of Color (QTPOC) suburban Los Angeles scene. Happy-Go-Lucky Sally Hawkins stars as Poppy, an irrepressibly free-spirited school teacher who brings an infectious laugh and an unsinkable sense of optimism to every situation she encounters. Part of the 2017 Tucson Film Festival! CORTEZ After a canceled tour, flailing musician Jesse Lirette seeks out an old flame in a small town in Northern New Mexico. Velvet Goldmine Oscar-nominated filmmaker Todd Haynes (Carol) takes viewers on an electrifying, glitter-dusted trip through the outrageous glam-rock era of the early 1970s in Velvet Goldmine. Dolores See the award-winning new documentary Dolores, and meet legendary activist and film subject Dolores Huerta in person at a post-film Q&A! New Digital Restoration The Seduction of Mimi A blistering satire of Italy in the 1970s, The Seduction of Mimi takes aim at a corrupt government, compromised labor leaders and the Neanderthal sexual politics of men in power, with uproarious results. New Digital Restoration Love & Anarchy Love & Anarchy plumbs the depths of fascist Italy from the perspective of a simple farm boy sent to kill Mussolini. Presented by CITY Center DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world. Bill Cunningham New York See the acclaimed documentary, Bill Cunningham New York, about the celebrated New York Times fashion photographer, followed by an onstage discussion with New York Times Culture and Style writer/critic, Guy Trebay. The Purple Rain Sing-A-Long! Purify yourself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka and then get down to The Loft Cinema for a night of purple-tinted partying you’ll never forget! Free Outdoor Screening at Las Milpitas Community Farm Can You Dig This? Can You Dig This? follows the inspirational journeys of four unlikely gardeners, discovering what happens when they put their hands in the soil. Unrest Unrest offers a compelling and highly personal look at the often mysterious medical condition known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. New Digital Restoration! Night of the Living Dead The one-and-only Night of the Living Dead rises from the grave in its first-ever major restoration, supervised by director George A. Romero himself! World Premiere! The Monkey Farm The latest feature from Arizona-based filmmaker Ian Messenger is an exploration of what happens when human curiosity and animal rage collide! Girlfriend from Hell The Devil turns a high school wallflower into a voracious vixen with claws and cleavage in this ludicrous mélange of sex, Satanism and silliness featuring Dana Ashbrook, aka Bobby Briggs in Twin Peaks! Silver Bullet A rubbery werewolf is terrorizing Small Town, USA, and only Gary Busey, Corey Haim and a souped-up wheelchair called “Silver Bullet” can stop him! Featuring Everett McGill, aka Big Ed Hurley in Twin Peaks! 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. Galaxy of Terror Space is the place for trashy terror when a group of neurotic astronauts blast off to a remote planet and discover an evil alien lifeforce! Featuring Grace Zabriskie, aka Sarah Palmer in Twin Peaks! sold out May it Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers Filmed with extraordinary access over more than two years, May it Last is an intimate and revealing look at the Grammy-nominated North Carolina band fronted by Seth and Scott Avett. 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. I Am the Blues I Am the Blues takes the audience on a musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country. Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure Tim Burton burst onto the big screen in a big way with his very first feature, a richly-detailed, deeply-quirky comedic adventure of epic proportions. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, a young couple is drawn into a toxic game until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling. New Digital Restoration Seven Beauties Nominated for four Oscars, Seven Beauties is the saga of an amoral punk’s passion to live at any cost, a shocking sketch of Holocaust horror, and a searing moral statement. 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. Advance Screening The Road Movie Dmitrii Kalashnikov’s The Road Movie is a stunning compilation of absurd and frightening real-life video footage shot exclusively via dashboard cameras in Russian automobiles. The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography Errol Morris’s new documentary takes a look at the life and work of photographer Elsa Dorfman. Presented and Hosted by Tucson NOW Equal Means Equal Equal Means Equal offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Brillo Box (3¢ Off) Blending humorous personal narrative with Pop Art history, Brillo Box (3¢ Off) follows an Andy Warhol sculpture as it makes its way from a New York family’s living room to the contemporary global art market. Endless Poetry Colorfully shot by ace cinematographer Christopher Doyle (In the Mood for Love), Endless Poetry is replete with Jodorowsky’s wonderfully imaginative, surreal and psychedelic imagery. Birthright: A War Story Birthright: A War Story, a real-life Handmaid’s Tale, examines how women are being jailed, physically violated and even put at risk of dying as a radical movement tightens its grip across America. The Manhattan Short Film Festival 2017 Don’t miss the 20th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival, featuring 10 great new shorts from around the world – and YOU help select the winner! All the Rage: Saved by Sarno All The Rage braids Galinsky’s universal story of pain and emotion together with the story of Dr. Sarno’s radical approach to back pain, connecting the audience to both the issues and the emotions involved. New Digital Restoration Swept Away Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, this bittersweet satirical allegory is Wertmüller’s most famous and controversial film, as well as her most overt styling of class warfare as a battle of the sexes. Jodorowsky’s Dune Jodorowsky’s Dune tells the stranger than fiction tale of the legendary filmmaker’s ill-fated adaption of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel Dune – an unfinished epic dubbed “The Greatest Movie Never Made.” Pearl Jam: Let’s Play Two Let’s Play Two is a thrilling concert film chronicling Pearl Jam’s legendary performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs’ historic 2016 season. Between Earth and Sky: Climate Change on the Last Frontier Between Earth and Sky examines climate change through the lens of impacts to native Alaskans, receding glaciers, and arctic soil. Presented by Ben's Bells! Find Your Kind with Jeannette Maré Jeannette Maré, Ben’s Bells founder and Executive Director, explores the power of intentional kindness to transform our communities in this engaging talk. Columbus When an architecture scholar falls ill during a speaking tour, his estranged son Jin (John Cho, Star Trek) finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana—a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Ghoulies Bumbling Satanists, breakdancing frat guys and a bunch of silly rubber hand puppets! Featuring Eraserhead himself, Jack Nance, aka Peter Martell in Twin Peaks! 50th Anniversary! Bonnie and Clyde The brilliant, bloody, groundbreaking crime drama Bonnie and Clyde is a taboo-shattering hit that divided critics, thrilled audiences and forever changed the way Hollywood made movies. With MST3K’s Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu! The Mads Are Back/Live Riffing Show! Join MST3K’s stars Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu as they riff the hilariously awful 1953 Ed Wood, Jr. classic, Glen or Glenda! Kickoff for National Drive Electric Week! Who Killed the Electric Car? Paine’s film investigates the events leading to the quiet destruction of thousands of new, radically efficient electric vehicles. 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. 35mm prints! Friday the 13th Double Feature Have a bloody good time at the Friday the 13th Double Feature, with back-to-back 35mm screenings of the original 1980 slasher classic, Friday the 13th and the terrifying 1981 sequel, Friday the 13th Part II! The Holy Mountain Jodorowsky’s most gorgeous, visually extravagant film is a grotesque, candy-colored, mind-blowing concoction that must be seen on the big screen in order to fully appreciate its hypnotically trippy splendor. Santa Sangre Santa Sangre is a mind-blowing fever dream of a thriller by the one-and-only Alejandro Jodorowsky, whose psychedelic “event films” El Topo and The Holy Mountain gave life to the Midnight Movies of the 1970s. Logan Noir Experience the critically-acclaimed superhero drama Logan in stunning black and white! 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! 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). 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. 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). 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. 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! Brand-New Restoration! The Zodiac Killer Directed by Tom Hanson, who had previously owned a chain of Pizza Man restaurants, the bizarre 1971 horror/crime thriller The Zodiac Killer was made with one goal in mind: to capture the real-life Zodiac Killer. 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. 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. Landline Welcome to the Manhattan of 1995: a land without cell phones, but abundant in CD listening stations, bar smoke and family dysfunction. The Little Hours In the irreverent, all-star comedy The Little Hours, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the Middle Ages. A Ghost Story A Ghost Story, the new film from acclaimed writer/director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Pete’s Dragon) is a singular exploration of legacy, loss and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. 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! In this Corner of the World Based on the award-winning manga by Fumiyo Kouno, this acclaimed feature recently won the coveted Animation of the Year award at this year’s 40th Japan Academy Prize. Lemon Middle-aged struggling actor Isaac is a loser, but thinks of himself as an unrecognized supreme talent in this cringe-inducing comedy of epically awkward proportions. Whose Streets? Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. at the Dunbar School Project Whose Streets? Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. 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! Okja Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a fascinating animal named Okja. 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! El Topo Alejandro Jodorowsky’s legendary, notorious cult hit essentially created the genre of the Midnight Movie — a spectacle so stunning and bizarre that normal hours couldn’t contain it. Food Evolution Food Evolution is set amidst a brutally polarized debate marked by fear, distrust and confusion: the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Raiders of the Lost Ark See one of the greatest adventure films of all-time on the big screen, and help raise funds for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort! 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. 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! 70mm print Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Return to the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter with the magical adventure, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, presented on the big screen in glorious 70mm! 35mm Print Shattered Glass See the acclaimed 2003 drama, Shattered Glass, starring Hayden Christensen and Peter Sarsgaard, followed by an onstage discussion with Arizona Daily Star editor, Jill Jorden Spitz! 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! Free off-site screening! Rango Please join us for a special free outdoor presentation of Rango, in Arivaca, AZ at the Arivaca Community Center! 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. 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. 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! XX XX is an all-new, all-female helmed horror anthology featuring four dark tales of terror directed by fiercely talented women. 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! 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. 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. Kedi Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the crowded streets of Istanbul, free, without a human master, as they have for thousands of years. 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. 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. 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. Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started it All Documentary on the life of Srila Prabhupada, who ignited the worldwide spiritual phenomenon. 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. 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. 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). 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. 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. Dunkirk Don’t miss Christopher Nolan’s highly-anticipated action epic, Dunkirk! Presented by Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists Blood Road A powerful new documentary following ultra-endurance mountain bike athlete Rebecca Rusch on her journey along the Ho Chi Minh Trail to find the final resting place of her father. Whose Streets? Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. 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. 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. Kingdom of Spiders Two-fisted macho man William Shatner battles eight-legged invaders trying to spin a web of terror over a small Arizona town in the ultimate man vs. spider B-movie showdown! Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary The definitive documentary about jazz legend John Coltrane, an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. Slugs Good old-fashioned toxic waste in the water supply creates an army of gut-munching, slime-spewing mutant slugs (with teeth!), and they’re not gonna stay down in the sewers any longer! Squirm A freak rainstorm and a few downed power lines cause millions of slithering, carnivorous worms to rise from the dirt, ready to chow down and worm their way into the hearts – literally! Book release show! Best of FST! Female StoryTellers Anthology Volume 1 Release Show Join FST! Female Storytellers to celebrate the release of their first book! Ticks A bunch of troubled city kids are shipped off to the woods to get down with nature, only to run smack dab into the middle of mutant tick party! Presented by The University of Arizona Poetry Center A Late Style of Fire Director Michele Poulos’ feature documentary on the life of poet Larry Levis. Frogs Things go “environ-mental” when a crotchety millionaire hosts a party and thousands of vindictive frogs whip every bug and slimy creature into a toxic frenzy! With director Michael Almereyda in person! Escapes Meet acclaimed filmmaker Michael Almereyda at a Q&A following this special screening of his new documentary, Escapes, about actor and Blade Runner screenwriter/producer Hampton Fancher! Beyond the Gates Following their father’s mysterious disappearance, two estranged brothers (Chase Williamson and Graham Skipper) reunite to liquidate his business, a video store specializing in horror movies. The Love Witch A devilishly clever tribute to the Technicolor melodramas and sexploitation horror flicks of the ‘60s and early ‘70s, writer/director Anna Biller’s tale of a murderous, love-starved , spell-casting witch is wicked feminist fun. The Handmaiden From Park Chan-wook, the celebrated director of Oldboy, Lady Vengeance and Thirst, comes a ravishing new crime thriller filled with kinky twists and devilish surprises. Loving In Loving, writer/director Jeff Nichols celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple who fought for nine years for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Things to Come The new film from acclaimed director Mia Hansen-Løve answers the question: What happens when the life you’ve worked so hard to build falls apart all at once? Evolution This eerily seductive mind-bender is a dark, dreamlike descent into the depths of the unknown from Lucile Hadžihalilović, the acclaimed director of Innocence. Fire at Sea Gianfranco Rosi’s beautifully-crafted documentary observes Europe’s migrant crisis from the vantage point of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa. The Autopsy of Jane Doe The director of Troll Hunter returns with his first English language film, a shocking gothic horror thriller starring Brian Cox and Emile Hirsh as father and son coroners caught up in a terrifying mystery. Harry Benson: Shoot First Shoot First charts the illustrious career of the renowned photographer who initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles after being assigned to cover their inaugural trip to the U.S. in 1964. The Brand New Testament The Brand New Testament is a bold, brash, blasphemous comedy that begins with one simple conceit: God exists! Seasons Seasons, with its exceptional footage of animals in the wild, is the awe-inspiring and thought-provoking tale of the long and tumultuous shared history that inextricably binds humankind with the natural world. Aquarius Sonia Braga (Kiss of the Spider Woman) delivers a mesmerizing performance as Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, who loves – and refuses to leave – her beachfront apartment in the grand old Aquarius building. Jackie Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (Oscar-nominee Natalie Portman). Elle Michèle (Isabelle Huppert, in an unforgettable, Academy Award nominated performance) is a rich and powerful woman forced to face her own powerlessness when she is attacked in her home, changing her life forever. Toni Erdmann The audaciously entertaining Toni Erdmann is an alternately hilarious and mortifying comedy following the fraught relationship between a repressed corporate consultant and her incessantly prank-playing father. Julieta Spanish maestro Pedro Almodóvar adapts three short stories by renowned Canadian author Alice Munro for this time-tripping tale about the tangled relationship between a Madrid teacher and her beloved daughter. The Salesman Celebrated director Asghar Farhadi spins a suspenseful story of one couple’s struggle with the aftermath of an assault, set against the backdrop of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. The Red Turtle This haunting and magical tale, presented by Studio Ghibli, is a simple fable of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island, and his efforts to survive, wrestling with nature. 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! Catfight Let’s get ready to rumble! An unexpected reunion between two old school friends (Sandra Oh and Anne Heche) sparks a no-holds-barred war of attrition, in this outrageously madcap black comedy. Moonlight A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. The Lure A weird, wild, 1980s-set musical horror film about two mermaid sisters, and the jealousy that arises when one of them enters a romantic relationship. 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. THIS FILM WILL BE SHOWN AT THE JCC Spaceballs The “Schwartz” will definitely be with you in this epic, uproarious space spoof to end all space spoofs, written and directed by the one-and-only Mel Brooks! 35mm print! Bamboozled As relevant and urgent today as when the film was originally released in 2000, Bamboozled is a brave and shockingly funny satire taking vicious aim at a range of issues facing the black community. My Life as a Zucchini Brought to life through memorable character designs and expressive stop-motion animation, the story soars with laughter, sorrow, and joy, and stands as a testament to the resilience of the human heart. THIS FILM WILL BE SHOWN AT THE JCC High Anxiety Mel Brooks takes on the Master of Suspense in the gloriously goofy psycho comedy High Anxiety, running rampant through a treasure trove of classic Hitchcock thrillers, including Vertigo, The Birds and Spellbound, to name just a few! Brand New Digital Restoration! Dekalog: Nine & Ten Episodes Nine and Ten of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s masterwork. Do the Right Thing Spike Lee’s incendiary, groundbreaking look at race relations in America is a colorful, exuberant and finally devastating modern masterpiece. Kings of the Road Two men, each running from his past, bond over cinema and loneliness in Wim Wenders’ meditative, mesmerizingly beautiful road movie, winner of the International Critics’ Prize at Cannes. New Digital Restoration! The American Friend Wim Wenders pays loving homage to rough-and-tumble Hollywood film noir with The American Friend, an audacious adaption of Patricia Highsmith’s classic novel, Ripley’s Game. 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. New Digital Restoration! Paris, Texas Wim Wenders won the Palme d’Or at Cannes and had a major arthouse hit with this moody existential odyssey across the epic landscapes of the American Southwest. free admission The Master Don’t miss Paul Thomas Anderson’s stunning, Oscar-nominated drama The Master on the big screen in glorious 70mm! THIS FILM WILL BE SHOWN AT THE JCC Young Frankenstein Mel Brooks’ hilariously “abby-normal” homage to 1930s monster movies is one of the strangest, funniest, most brilliantly conceived comedies to escape from Hollywood. The Killing Fields See the Oscar-winning 1984 drama, The Killing Fields, starring Sam Waterston and John Malkovich, followed by an onstage discussion with former New York Times reporter, foreign correspondent and editor, Craig Whitney! 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. THIS FILM WILL BE SHOWN AT THE JCC Blazing Saddles Brooks’ hilarious bad-taste spoof of Westerns, race relations and common decency, co-written by Richard Pryor, features the first black sheriff of an all-white frontier town scheduled for demolition by the railroad. 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. 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. Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Documentary Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films on the big screen before the 89th Annual Academy Awards! Predict the winners and you could win free passes to The Loft! Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Live Action Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films on the big screen! Predict the winners and you could win free passes to The Loft! Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Animated Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films on the big screen! Predict the winners and you could win free passes to The Loft! Malcolm X Denzel Washington gives an electrifying, Oscar-nominated performance as the iconic civil rights leader in Spike Lee’s sweeping, passionate biopic. Jungle Fever Spike Lee forcefully explores the topic of interracial relationships with his signature provocateur style in this moving, award-winning drama. 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. Shin Godzilla Make way for the ultimate homage to one of the most enduring legends of the big screen – Godzilla – back in Tokyo for an all-new, city-crushing crusade that speaks to the very roots of the world-renowned franchise. New 30th Anniversary Restoration! Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer One of the most harrowing American horror films of all-time returns to cinemas in a stunning new restoration that’s sure to send shivers of mortal dread through a whole new generation of filmgoers. Under the Shadow A deliriously frightening supernatural thriller where a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the war-torn, post-revolution Tehran of the 1980s, while a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home. In a Valley of Violence A lone gunman (Hawke) and his devoted collie at odds with the hostile marshal (Travolta) of a small border town in this dark-humored and bloody homage to classic Westerns from director Ti West (House of the Devil). American Honey In the epic and exhilarating road movie American Honey, newcomer Sasha Lane plays Star, a teenage girl from a troubled home who runs away with a travelling sales crew selling magazine subscriptions door to door. Harry and Snowman Harry and Snowman tells the remarkable true story of a poor Dutch immigrant and the broken down horse who beat all the odds to become world-famous champions on the show jumping circuit. Miss Hokusai From award-winning director Keiichi Hara and Japanese animation powerhouse Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell) comes the remarkable story of a blossoming young artist, daughter of Katsushika Hokusai. The Dressmaker In the quirky dark comedy The Dressmaker, a beautiful and talented dressmaker (Oscar-winner Kate Winslet) returns to her small Australian hometown to seek revenge on the locals who did her wrong. Gimme Danger Acclaimed filmmaker Jim Jarmusch’s cinematic offering to the punk gods of Ann Arbor traces the always raucous and frequently calamitous history of The Stooges from inception to the present. A Man Called Ove From best-selling novel comes Ove, an ill-tempered retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave. He has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.