Past Films

We’re All Going to the World’s Fair

This singular feature debut from director Jane Schoebrun combines indie drama and horror film aesthetics to offer up a haunting depiction of living online.


Driven by grotesque practical SFX, this fractured fairy tale is part body horror, part creature feature and part coming of age nightmare.

Hit the Road

Panah Panahi—son of Iranian New Wave legend Jafar Panahi (The White Balloon, Offside)— makes a striking feature debut with this charming, sharp-witted and ultimately deeply moving comic drama.

Petite Maman

Céline Sciamma continues to prove herself as one of the most accomplished and unpredictable contemporary French filmmakers with her follow up to Portrait of a Lady on Fire, the uniquely emotional Petite Maman.

New York Ninja

Restored in 4K from the original camera elements, New York Ninja is finally available in all of its ridiculous, over-the-top ‘80s trash glory for the first time ever after spending nearly four decades in film obscurity.

The Rose Maker

Celebrated French star Catherine Frot takes center stage in this charmingly good-natured comedy as a once-successful rose farmer on the brink of losing her business until she forms an unlikely friendship with three new apprentices.


The Portrait of a Lady

Campion’s daring adaptation of one of the greatest of all novels is a lavish, tough-minded epic of seduction, betrayal and hopeful triumph.


You Won’t Be Alone

Set in an isolated mountain village in 19th century Macedonia, You Won’t Be Alone follows a young girl who is kidnapped and then transformed into a witch by an ancient spirit.


50th Anniversary Restoration!

The Godfather

Accept an offer you can’t refuse by experiencing the 1972 Oscar-winning classic The Godfather on the big screen, in a newly restored edition overseen by Francis Ford Coppola!


Animated Oscar Shorts 2022

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!



From Apichatpong Weerasethakul and starring Tilda Swinton, comes a drama about a woman, who, after hearing a loud “bang”, begins experiencing a mysterious sensory syndrome while traversing the jungles of Colombia. 


The Northman

From visionary director Robert Eggers (The Witch, The Lighthouse) comes The Northman, an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father’s murder.


Compartment No. 6

Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, an unexpected encounter leads the occupants of Compartment No. 6 to face truths about human connection.


2 Academy Award Nominations!

The Worst Person in the World

In this delightfully charming comedy/drama, Julie is experiencing an existential crisis. Framed around her chronic indecisiveness, the film follows four years of ups and downs.


2 Academy Award Nominations!

Parallel Mothers

Pedro Almodóvar surprises us again with a lively and tender melodrama about two women, Janis (Penélope Cruz) and Ana (Milena Smit), whose lives intersect profoundly thanks to a casual encounter in a hospital.


4 Academy Award Nominations!

Drive My Car

Adapted from Haruki Murakami’s short story, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car is a haunting road movie traveling a path of love, loss, acceptance, and peace.

✅ Passes Accepted

Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson’s offbeat Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds, Sam and Suzy, who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness.

✅ Passes Accepted

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Interweaving lecture, personal anecdotes, and interviews, criminal defense/civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a timeline of anti-Black racism in the US.

✅ Passes Accepted

1 Academy Award Nomination!


Acclaimed filmmaker Joe Wright envelops moviegoers in a symphony of emotions with music, romance, and beauty in Cyrano, a bold re-imagining of the timeless tale of a heartbreaking love triangle.



In writer/director Mariama Diallo’s debut feature Master, three women strive to find their place at a prestigious New England university built on the site of a Salem-era gallows hill.


The Velvet Queen

In the heart of the Tibetan highlands, multi-award-winning nature photographer Vincent Munier guides writer Sylvain Tesson on his quest to document the infamously elusive snow leopard.


The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic is a wildly original, wonderfully odd underwater comedy/adventure with a melancholy edge, propelled by Bill Murray’s hilarious, go-for-broke performance.

✅ Passes Accepted

Catch the Fair One

In this absorbing, edge-of-our-seat thriller, an Indigenous woman embarks on the fight of her life when she goes in search of her missing sister.

✅ Passes Accepted

3 Academy Award Nominations!

Licorice Pizza

Celebrated filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson offers a humorous and visually hypnotic portrait of unlikely first love in this freewheeling coming-of-age story set in Southern California, circa 1973.

✅ Passes Accepted

The Tragedy of Macbeth

Oscar-winner Joel Coen’s boldly inventive visualization of Macbeth is an anguished film that stares, mouth agape, at a sorrowful world undone by blind greed and thoughtless ambition.


A Hero

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, whose intricate dramas A Separation and The Salesman both won Oscars, returns with another gripping, incisive study of human frailty.

Passes NOT Accepted


From Academy Award-nominated director Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu, creators of Mirai, Wolf Children, Summer Wars, and more, comes a fantastical, heartfelt story of growing up in the age of social media.

Passes NOT Accepted

3 Academy Award Nominations!


Marrying striking animation and archival footage to breathtaking effect, Flee retraces one man’s harrowing experiences escaping life under Taliban rule.

✅ Passes Accepted

12 Academy Award Nominations!

The Power of the Dog

Jane Campion reaffirms her status as one of the greatest—and gratifyingly eccentric—filmmakers with this mesmerizing, psychologically rich variation on the American western.


New 4K Restoration!

Breathless (1960)

Godard’s French New Wave classic starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg returns to the big screen in a “breathtaking” new 4K restoration in honor of its 60th anniversary!

✅ Passes Accepted

Streaming Exclusives

Virtual Cinema

The Loft Cinema brings the Arthouse Cinema experience to the comfort of your home! These streamings titles are arthouse exclusives, and not available on other streaming platforms. Click below to view all of the current titles being offered!

Red Rocket

Acclaimed director Sean Baker (Tangerine, The Florida Project) once again trains his restless camera on an unforgettable protagonist in this biting dark comedy.

Warren Miller’s Winter Starts Now

Warren Miller is back with our 72nd annual film Winter Starts Now featuring the best snowriding from the mom and pop ski hill down the street to the highest peak on the horizon.

5 Days Only!

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

Decades in the making, Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time is a dazzling, in-depth look at the celebrated writer of classic novels such as Slaughterhouse Five and Breakfast of Champions.

5 Days Only!


Adapted from the celebrated 1929 novel, Passing, from writer/director Rebecca Hall, tells the story of two Black women who can “pass” as white but choose to live on opposite sides of the color line during the height of the Harlem Renaissance.

Arizona Premiere!

Simple Passion

In this adaptation of Annie Arneaux’s best-selling 1992 novel, French filmmaker Danielle Arbid vividly captures the feverish experience of an all-consuming love affair.

Tucson Premiere!


Hive is a searing drama based on the true story of beekeeper Fahrije Hoti, who, like many of the other women in her patriarchal village, has lived with fading hope and burgeoning grief since her husband went missing during the war in Kosovo.

Arizona Premiere!

The Schoolgirls (LAS NIÑAS)

The directing debut of Pilar Palomero not only tells the story of her own life, but also of the many Spanish women who grew up during the 1990s, torn between a traditional way of life and a modern, emancipated one.

Arizona Premiere!

Faya Dayi

In her hypnotic documentary feature, Ethiopian-Mexican filmmaker Jessica Beshir explores the coexistence of everyday life and its mythical undercurrents.

Arizona Premiere!

The Neutral Ground

Turning a sharp eye to the tangled thread between past and present, The Neutral Ground targets necessary change centuries in the making that might—finally—be catching up to itself.

Open Air Screening! (AZ Premiere)

Silent Land

Deliciously tense and profoundly observant, Silent Land follows the Italian vacation of a wealthy Polish couple as it falls perfectly to pieces. 

Tucson Premiere!

Little Girl

Little Girl is a profound and heartrending portrait of Sasha’s everyday struggles to be recognized by her school, her peers, and her small community in Northeastern France, as well as a larger look at gender identity and the power of family. 

Arizona Premiere!


Gaspar Noé guides us through a handful of days in the lives of an elderly couple in Paris: a retired psychiatrist (Françoise Lebrun) and a writer (Dario Argento), working on a book about the intersection of cinema and dreams.

Arizona Premiere!

We Burn Like This

Inspired by true events, this powerful debut feature from Alana Waksman is a coming-of-age story showing the inherited effects of historical trauma and the strength of survival and healing.

Arizona Premiere!


Sensitively made and beautifully crafted, this surprising feature untangles the myriad ways in which childhood traumas can manifest themselves in adult life, particularly for that of queer men.

Tucson Premiere!


In the summer of 1990, a twelve-year- old Mohawk girl in Kanehsatà:ke is forced to grow up fast and find her own inner warrior during an armed stand-off between her community and the government.

Tucson Premiere!

After Love

Following her husband’s unexpected death, Mary suddenly finds herself a widow. A day after the burial, she discovers that Ahmed had a secret life just twenty-one miles away from their home, across the English Channel in Calais.

Arizona Premiere!

Clara Sola

Costa Rican-Swedish director Nathalie Álvarez Mesén’s feature debut is a powerful meditation on female empowerment and the fine line between the physical and the mystical.

Documentary Shorts 2021

Previous iterations of the Loft Film Fest’s Documentary Shorts have highlighted eventual Oscar-nominated short films. This year’s collection of offers a diverse range of films, with windows into the way people live across the world.

Arizona Premiere!

Cocoon (Kokon)

For 14-year-old Nora, the summer of 2018 is one she’ll never forget. The hottest ever recorded in Berlin’s history, it’s also the summer she breaks her finger, gets her first period in the most embarrassing way possible, and falls in love.

Arizona Premiere!


Rakel, a young cartoonist with a messy room and an even messier social life, is surprised when her best friend Ingrid points out the obvious cause of Rakel’s recent body changes: She’s pregnant.

Arizona Premiere!

Writing With Fire

The women reporters of India’s Khabar Lahariya newspaper are a formidable group. Cooperatively running India’s only all-female news service, the women are all of Dalit (“Untouchable”) caste, or India’s lowest class.

Tucson Premiere!

Nudo Mixteco

Mexican actor-turned-director Ángeles Cruz (I Carry You With Me) crafts a powerful and poignant feature debut with this triptych of intertwining stories set in the Mixtec Oaxaca village of San Mateo during the annual celebration of the town’s patron saint.

w/ Live Music Score!

Sherlock Jr.

Buster Keaton’s hilarious 1924 silent comedy, Sherlock Jr., hits the Loft Cinema’s big screen with a brand-new original score performed live on stage by Tucson musicians from the American Harp Society & Arizona Friends of Chamber Music!

Open Air Screening! (AZ Premiere)


In this spellbinding drama, an off-the-grid California cannabis farmer approaching her twilight years faces a threat to her livelihood after the drug’s legalization.

Arizona Premiere!


Imperfect is a story of artists who live and perform with the uniqueness of disability, and therefore have historically been denied their place in the spotlight.

Arizona Premiere!

Ahed’s Knee

A film of radical style and splenetic anger, Ahed’s Knee, from Nadav Lapid (Synonyms), follows a celebrated but increasingly dissociated director to a small town in the desert region of Arava for a screening of his latest film.

Tucson Theatrical Premiere!

Kubrick by Kubrick

A treasure trove of never-before-heard audio recordings forms the spine of this thrilling cinematic essay on the methods and madness of iconic director Stanley Kubrick. 

Arizona Premiere!

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

In this altogether delightful triptych of stories, director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi (Happy Hour); proves he’s one of contemporary cinema’s most agile dramatists of modern love and obsession.

Tucson Premiere!

The Humans

An adaptation of his own Tony-winning play, Stephen Karam’s directorial debut from A24 is a Thanksgiving dinner invitation you won’t want to turn down.   

Arizona Premiere!


The riveting documentary Luchadoras is an intimate portrait of female wrestlers from Ciudad Juárez who, despite being surrounded by machismo and constant danger, fight to redefine the image of women in Mexico.

Late Night Shorts 2021

This program is filled with edginess, attitude and plenty of “OMG” moments, so get ready to take a walk on the wild side!

Arizona Premiere!

In Front of Your Face

After years of living abroad, a middle-aged former actress (Lee Hye-young) has returned to South Korea to reconnect with her past and perhaps make amends.

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.

Loft Film Fest Preview Event

Join us for an exciting FREE preview of this year’s Loft Film Fest, which runs Wednesday, November 10 – Thursday, November 18!

Frankenstein (1931)

“It’s alive!”  The great Boris Karloff stars as the screen’s most memorable monster in the gruesome granddaddy of all horror films, directed by James Whale and based on Mary Shelly’s classic novel.

Stuff The Bus

Support survivors by helping Emerge Stuff-the-Bus with starting over supplies this October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Lesbian Looks Presents

Fanny: The Right to Rock

With Fanny drummer Alice de Buhr in person for a post-screening Q&A! Fanny celebrates the untold story of one of the most important rock bands you’ve never heard of.

New 4K Restoration!

In The Mood For Love

With its aching musical soundtrack and exquisitely abstract cinematography, this film has been a major stylistic influence on the past decade of cinema, and is a milestone in Wong’s redoubtable career.

New 4K Restoration!


Amarcord is Federico Fellini’s funny, nostalgic and frequently bawdy fantasy vision of his own boyhood growing up in a small Italian village during the reign of Mussolini.

Free Films & Fun Everyday!

Loft Kids Fest at Home 2021

Join us for some hot fun in the summertime with a wild weekend of great family-friendly movies that you can stream for free at home, along with our own cool crafting videos and super cinematic surprises!

National Theatre Live / Virtual Event Cinema

42nd Street: The Musical

Captured live from the London stage and directed by the original author of the show, Mark Bramble, 42nd Street is one of Broadway’s most classic and beloved tales.

Free Streaming Release!


UArizona’s School of Theatre, Film & Television presents the showcase of undergraduate thesis films celebrating a range of new filmmaking voices graduating from the School’s nationally ranked Film & Television program.

Dream Horse

Oscar-nominee Toni Collette stars in this inspiring comedy/drama, based on the true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse that brings a small South Wales community together in unexpected ways.

A Quiet Place: Part II

Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence.


Acclaimed director Christian Petzold (Phoenix, Transit) boldly reimagines the ancient myth of Undine in this suspenseful tale of romance and betrayal in modern day Berlin.

The Sparks Brothers

Edgar Wright’s debut documentary takes audiences on a musical odyssey through five weird & wonderful decades with Ron and Russell Mael celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band’s favorite band!

Streaming Release!

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

The illuminating documentary Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts explores the life of a unique American artist, a man with a remarkable and unlikely biography.

In The Heights

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton, and Jon M. Chu, the director of Crazy Rich Asians, invite you to a cinematic event, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big … In the Heights!

Werewolves Within

Werewolves run wild in a small town with hilariously horrific results in this delightfully macabre whodunit/monster movie, based on the popular VR game of the same name!

Streaming Release!

The County

Set in a small Icelandic farming community, the powerful drama The County, from award-winning director Grímur Hákonarson (Rams), tells the story of Inga, a middle-aged dairy farmer who rebels against the all-powerful local Cooperative.

Streaming Release!

In Silico

The provocative new film In Silico follows a young filmmaker who embarks on a wildly ambitious 10-year project documenting a visionary neuroscientist’s quest to digitally recreate a functional human brain on supercomputers.

Streaming Release!

About Endlessness

The latest unclassifiable cinematic creation from filmmaker Roy Andersson (A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence) weaves together multiple visually arresting vignettes into a powerful and infinite story of the vulnerability of existence.


From A24, acclaimed writer/director Janicza Bravo (Lemon), and co-writer Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play), Zola’s stranger than fiction saga, which she first told in a now iconic series of viral, uproarious tweets, comes to dazzling cinematic life.

Streaming Release!

Paris Calligrammes

German avant-garde filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger immerses us in her Paris of the 1960s – a vibrant community of European artists, writers, philosophers, and activists.

Streaming Release!

Duty Free

After a 75-year-old immigrant mother gets fired from her job, her son takes her on a bucket-list adventure to reclaim her life.

The Truffle Hunters

Deep in the forest of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years young, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle – which to date has resisted all of modern science’s efforts at cultivation.

The Green Knight

From A24 and visionary filmmaker David Lowery (A Ghost Story) comes The Green Knight starring Dev Patel, a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.

Riders of Justice

Mads Mikkelsen stars in this pitch-black Danish screwball comedy of revenge, starring as a heartbroken man whose wife’s suspicious death in a train crash leads to outlandish conspiracy theories and gangland bloodshed.

Summer of 85

Awash in sun-kissed pastels and period-appropriate tracks, Summer of 85 is a sexy, nostalgic reverie of first love and its consequences –  a romance in the key of Rimbaud that pulls apart the comforts of nostalgia in the heat of the present.


A truffle hunter (Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage) who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness must return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped.

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville explores the uncommon life of the late storyteller, explorer and chef in the powerful new documentary.


A hilariously odd mash-up of a buddy-comedy and road movie with a sci-fi twist, Mandibles is a wild, surreal film about friendship, dreaming big, and crashing down to Earth.

New 4K Restoration!

La Piscine

A paragon of 1960s modernist cool thanks to effortlessly chic clothes and a loungy Michel Legrand score, La piscine dives deep to reveal sinister undercurrents roiling beneath its seductive surfaces.

Swan Song

Legendary actor Udo Kier stars as flamboyant retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger, who escapes the confines of this small-town Sandusky, Ohio nursing home after learning of his former client’s dying wish for him to style her final hairdo.


The latest provocation from celebrated filmmaker Leos Carax (Holy Motors) is a stunningly cinematic rock opera written by Ron and Russell Mael, aka Sparks. 

Eyimofe (This is My Desire)

A triumph at the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival, the revelatory debut feature from co-directors (and twin brothers) Arie and Chuko Esiri is a heartrending and hopeful portrait of everyday human endurance in Lagos, Nigeria.


A fantastical animated feature following cryptozookeepers through a richly-drawn hallucinatory world as they struggle to capture a legendary dream-eating creature and begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in a zoo.

New 4K Restoration!

Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro

Celebrated filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki made his feature film debut in 1979 with this beloved chapter of the Lupin the 3rd anime saga – a precursor to his legendary work at Studio Ghibli.


Dancer Ema (Mariana Di Girolamo) and choreographer Gastón (Gael García Bernal) are a married couple and artistic free spirits in an experimental dance troupe whose lives are thrown into chaos after a shocking incident.

Candyman (2021)

Producer Jordan Peele and director Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) unleash this fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend that inspired the original 1992 cult classic!


Ailey traces the full contours of a brilliant and enigmatic man whose search for the truth in movement resulted in enduring choreography that centers on the Black American experience with grace, strength, and unparalleled beauty.

Mogul Mowgli

Fresh off his riveting, Oscar-nominated performance in Sound of Metal, Riz Ahmed stars in and co-writes this fierce, hallucinatory “true fiction”– playing Zed, a tetchy British Pakistani rapper whose lyrics fulminate on immigrant identity and politics.

The Lost Leonardo

The Lost Leonardo tells the inside story behind the Salvator Mundi, the most expensive painting ever sold at $450 million, claimed to be a long-lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.

Prisoners of the Ghostland

In the treacherous frontier city of Samurai Town, a ruthless bank robber (Nicolas Cage) is sprung from jail by wealthy warlord The Governor (Bill Moseley), whose adopted granddaughter Bernice (Sofia Boutella) has gone missing.

My Name is Pauli Murray

From the Oscar-nominated co-directors of RBG, Julie Cohen and Betsy West, comes another triumphant portrait of a titan of progressive history.

Wild Indian

This acclaimed debut feature from director Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr., a 2021 Sundance Film Festival premiere, is a gripping, deeply American story of crime and remorse.

The Year of the Everlasting Storm

Featuring seven new stories from seven of today’s most vital filmmakers, The Year of the Everlasting Storm chronicles this unprecedented moment in time, and is a true love letter to the power of cinema and its storytellers.

Blue Bayou

From award-winning writer/director Justin Chon (Gook, Ms. Purple), Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future.

The Nowhere Inn

From real-life friends St. Vincent and Carrie Brownstein comes the comical, meta-fictional account of two creative forces banding together to make a documentary about St. Vincent’s music, touring life, and on-stage persona. 

Missing in Brooks County

Missing in Brooks County follows the stories of two families searching for their loved ones who went missing in the fields of Brooks County, Texas after crossing into the U.S. from Mexico.

The Rescue

The new film from the Academy Award-winning directors of Free Solo, The Rescue chronicles the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand.

The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground shows just how the group became a cultural touchstone representing a range of contradictions: the band is both of their time, yet timeless; literary yet realistic; rooted in high art and street culture.

Bergman Island

The new film from acclaimed director Mia Hansen-Løve (Goodbye First Love), follows a couple of American filmmakers, Chris (Vicky Krieps, Phantom Thread) and Tony (Tim Roth, The Hateful Eight), who retreat to the mythical Fårö island for the summer.

The French Dispatch

Acclaimed filmmaker Wes Anderson pays homage to the literary world and brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city. 

Last Night In Soho

Drawing inspiration from the psychotronic cinema of the 1960s and ‘70s, and featuring clever appearances from actual ‘60s film icons, Edgar Wright’s first full-on foray into horror is a dazzling and dizzying ride into the macabre.


Attention all foodies: you’ll want to get a snack before watching this sumptuous four-course meal of a documentary on iconic chef Julia Child. Julia tells the story of the cookbook author who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and women.

C’Mon C’Mon

Oscar-winner Joaquin Phoenix, in a remarkably warm, sympathetic performance, plays Johnny, a restless radio documentary producer who flies across the country to visit his sister in hopes of reconnecting with his family.


Forgoing the hallmarks of prestige cinema, this delirious, erotic, and violent melodrama from Paul Verhoeven is told with a boundless spirit for scandal, and unabashedly courts blasphemy as it unfolds its tale of religious hypocrisy.

The Novice

Winner of the top prize at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, The Novice is an intense psychological thriller that grips the viewer until its very last frame.

Don’t Look Up

Written and Directed by Adam McKay, Don’t Look Up tells the story of two low-level astronomers who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.

Let the Right One In

It seems that Oskar has finally found a soulmate when Eli moves in next door. She’s a strange young girl, who only comes out at night … and whose arrival coincides with a series of inexplicable disappearances and murders.

Guns Akimbo

Daniel Radcliffe and Samara Weaving star in this loopy, turbo-charged sci-fi action flick about a crazed “future” that could be happening right now!

Women In Horror Month Blood Drive

American Red Cross Blood Drive

We’ll be hosting an onsite American Red Cross Blood Drive out in front of the theatre.

2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films: LIVE ACTION SHORTS

Don’t miss your chance to experience this year’s best short films!

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

In 1956, four years before Jane Goodall ventured into the world of chimpanzees, 23-year-old biologist Anne Innis Dagg made an unprecedented solo journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild.

The Assistant

The Assistant follows one day in the life of Jane, a recent graduate who has recently landed her dream job as a junior assistant to a powerful entertainment mogul.


This Open Air Cinema screening is part of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.


Son of Monarchs

This Open Air Cinema screening is part of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Bring Your Own Brigade

This Open Air Cinema screening is part of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Color Out Of Space

After a meteorite lands on their farm, Nathan Gardner (Nicolas Cage) and his family find themselves battling an extraterrestrial organism as it infects their  bodies, transforming their quiet rural life into a living nightmare.

Digital Screenings (CC&AD)

Little Women

Oscar-nominated writer/director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott.

Select CC&AD

Weathering With You

GKIDS proudly presents the highly-anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura, the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed, global smash hit, Your Name.

Closed Captions & Audio Description

The Traitor

From acclaimed writer/director Marco Bellocchio, the gripping drama The Traitor tells the true story of Tommaso Buscetta, the man who brought down the Cosa Nostra.

Varda by Agnès

The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the Oscar-winning director’s own brilliant career.

Midnight Family

In Mexico City, the Ochoas run a family-owned ambulance service, one of many private paramedic outfits addressing the massive civic void left when there are just 45 municipal ambulances in a population of 9 million.


Les Misérables

In his astonishing, assured feature film debut, Ladj Ly stages an unconventional police procedural in Montfermeil, the same Parisian district where Victor Hugo set his classic novel.


Pain and Glory

In celebrated writer/director Pedro Almodóvar’s Pain and Glory, Antonio Banderas plays Salvador Mallo, a film director in physical decline who reflects on his past as his present comes crashing down around him.

Come to Daddy

Come to Daddy is a jaw-dropping, darkly hilarious, blood-soaked barrel of fun from New Zealand writer/director Ant Timpson, producer of Turbo Kid and Greasy Strangler!

OSCAR Winner!

Little Women in 35mm

Oscar-nominated writer/director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott.

Closed Captions & Audio Description

Invisible Life

A gorgeously photographed, emotionally bracing tropical melodrama from Karim Aïnouz, the director of Madame Satã, Invisible Life won the Un Certain Regard Award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

Closed Captions & Audio Description

The Song of Names

Constructed like a detective mystery on a grand scale, The Song of Names is an emotionally devastating tale of family, obligation, ambition, and friendship, driven by exquisite music.

Closed Captions


A rare, sensitive, and deeply observant drama, Clemency offers a penetrating character study that pulls into deep focus the various ways in which people facing impossible ethical circumstances strive to achieve some state of grace.

2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films: ANIMATED SHORTS

Don’t miss your chance to experience this year’s best short films!


Don’t miss your chance to experience this year’s best short films!

Closed Captions

The Kingmaker

Centered on the unquenchable, larger-than-life character of Imelda Marcos, The Kingmaker examines, with intimate access, the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the Philippines.

Closed Captions & Audio Description

In Fabric

A haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a department store that follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences. 

Closed Captions & Audio Description

The Lighthouse

From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes a hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island.

Paradise Hills

Paradise Hills, the directorial debut of visionary fashion designer Alice Waddington, is a totally unique vision of femininity and oppression – a beguiling fantasy confection with a dark horror center. 

The Heart

The Heart is a fresh, compelling portrait of a new generation of young adults wrestling with intimacy, sexuality and great expectations.

White Snake

A prequel to one of the most enduring stories in Chinese history, White Snake presents a sumptuous tale of trickster demons, deadly mythical beasts, assassins, and the promise of eternal love.

Windows on the World

An immigrant’s son takes an epic journey from Mexico to New York City as he searches for his father, who was an undocumented worker in the World Trade Center, and has disappeared after 9/11.

Falls Around Her

In this compelling drama, legendary singer, Mary Birchbark (Tantoo Cardinal, in a heart-wrenching performance), abandons a life of fame and fortune to follow the instinctual pull that calls her home to her First Nation.

I Was at Home, But

The award-winning feature hinges on the mysterious disappearance (and reappearance) of a 13-year-old boy.

Always in Season

Narrated by Danny Glover and featuring Osei Essed’s haunting score, Always in Season is a forceful, unforgettable investigative documentary that shatters the notion that racism is a thing of the past.

Britt-Marie Was Here

Based on the novel by Fredrik Backman, this comedy/drama finds Britt-Marie reconsidering her purpose in life after she discovers her husband of 40 years has been cheating on her.

Mickey and the Bear

Filmmaker Annabelle Attanasio‘s feature debut is a riveting and poignant chamber piece that enthralls and heralds an impressive new directorial talent.

Queen of Hearts

A riveting and provocative film, Queen of Hearts is a portrait of a woman who manages to lose everything and nothing at the same time.

The Chambermaid

Pulls back the curtain on an area of labor taken for granted, and offers an empathetic look into one woman’s place within a world defined by haves and have-nots.

Words from a Bear

Words from a Bear reveals the inspiring beauty of Momaday’s work while also guiding audiences through the grave historical struggles that Native American communities have faced.

American Dharma

Oscar-winning documentarian Errol Morris’ unnerving new film is a probing portrait of controversial Breitbart honcho, Trump advisor, “populist” warrior and long-time cinephile, Steven K. Bannon.

With Special Guest

American Factory

This acclaimed doc takes a deep dive into a post-industrial Ohio, where a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in an abandoned General Motors plant and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans.

With Special Guests

Grace of My Heart

Starring Illeana Douglas, Grace of My Heart is acclaimed writer/director Allison Ander’s unabashed love letter to three decades of popular music.


Backed by an eerie synth score and stunning cinematography, director Mati Diop presents an enchanting, hallucinatory drama steeped both in timeless myth and the urgently topical stories of the current refugee crisis.

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Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

Chronicles the origin story behind one of Broadway’s most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, when “tradition” was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race relations and religion were evolving.

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A complex, emotionally shattering tale about what it means to be human, Depraved brings Mary Shelley’s immortal fable fully into the 21st century.

Corporate Animals

In this wicked workplace comedy featuring light cannibalism, a business retreat intended to boost staff morale goes horribly and hilariously wrong, leading to some highly unprofessional behavior.

free outdoor screening in Patagonia, AZ

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.

Agave: The Spirit of a Nation

Part of Agave Heritage Festival 2019, this expressive documentary explores the phenomenon of the fastest trending alcohol spirit in the world, Tequila and Mezcal.

Alive Inside

Alive Inside is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity.

The Final Alliance

Combine David Hasselhoff, a biker gang, and a well-trained puma and what do you get? The Final Alliance!


Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock

Standing Rock became one of the most watched places on earth when the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe captured world attention through their peaceful resistance.

Methods of Addressing Substance Abuse

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

Night of the Kickfighters

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


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.

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Ruben Brandt, Collector

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

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Everybody Knows

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

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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!


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.

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Wrinkles the Clown

With incredible access to the mastermind behind the mask, Wrinkles the Clown is a cryptic and playful exploration of myth-building and the unpredictable spread of imagination in the Internet age.

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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.

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Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

With performance footage and appearances by friends & collaborators, this film celebrates an artist whose desire to share the music she loved, made generations of fans fall in love with her.

End of the Century

In his alluring debut feature, writer/director Lucio Castro offers both a sun-soaked European travelogue and an epic, decades-spanning romance.

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Unfolding over the course of a late summer’s day in the fabled resort town of Sintra, Portugal, Frankie follows three generations who have gathered for a vacation organized by the family matriarch (Isabelle Huppert).

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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.

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Jimmie dreams of reclaiming the home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend, he searches for belonging in a changing city that’s left them behind.

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!


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

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From the filmmaking team behind the highly-acclaimed documentary The Beatles: Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years, Pavarotti is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people.

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Maiden is the true story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989.


Monos, Alejandro Landes’ awe-inspiring third feature, is a breathtaking survivalist saga set on a remote mountain in Latin America.

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace transcends the decades that have passed since its unreleased 1972 filming, transporting viewers into the pews of that church in South Central Los Angeles, where The Queen of Soul brought down the house.

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Oscar-nominee Joaquin Phoenix stars in the title role of Todd Phillips’ Joker, alongside Oscar-winner Robert De Niro.

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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.

The Field Guide to Evil

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

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The Wife

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

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.

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

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The Irishman

An epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.

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Cold War

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


Winner of the Golden Bear at Berlinale, the latest from Nadav Lapid (The Kindergarten Teacher) features a dynamic lead performance from newcomer Tom Mercier, whose feral intensity practically bursts out of the frame.

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Marriage Story

Marriage Story is Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate portrait of a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

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With a jaw-dropping performance from Renée Zellweger at its pulsing, neurotic heart, the film is funny, warm and satisfyingly self-aware.


Zhang Yimou (Hero; House of Flying Daggers) pushes the boundaries of wuxia action to create a film like no other, masterfully painting a canvas of blacks and greys punctuated with bursts of color from the blood of the defeated.

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The White Crow

The White Crow tells the gripping true story of legendary Soviet ballet star Rudolf Nureyev’s dramatic defection to the West.  

One Cut of the Dead

A cast of relative unknowns, a brilliantly disguised low budget and an epic, 37-minute opening single take makes Shin’ichirô Ueda’s feature debut a bright, breezy and laugh-out-loud hilarious zombie comedy.

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The Aftermath

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

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

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!

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The new film from writer/director Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox), tells the tale of a struggling Mumbai street photographer who, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée during a family visit.


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

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Ode to Joy

Based on a true story originally featured on This American Life, Ode to Joy is a hilarious and touching look at what happens when we stop being afraid and let ourselves truly live.

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.

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The Two Popes

From Oscar-nominated filmmaker Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener) comes this highly-acclaimed new drama starring Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce.

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.

63 UP

Legendary filmmaker Michael Apted (Coal Miner’s Daughter) returns with the latest installment of his groundbreaking documentary series, unmatched in the history of cinema for its astonishing and revelatory longevity.

This One’s for the Ladies

Every Thursday night, hundreds of women gather for a potluck celebration and the chance to throw singles at the hottest dancers in New Jersey, The Nasty Boyz

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A Hidden Life

Based on real events, from visionary writer/director Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life; The Thin Red Line), A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Hail Satan?

What is the Satanic Temple? Is it religion? A cult? Performance art? Hail Satan? explores the Temple’s fight for equality, its focus on community, and its devilish sense of humor.

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The Wind

Masterfully blending haunting visuals with pulse-pounding sound design, director Emma Tammi’s frightening foray into dread-soaked frontier horror evokes a godforsaken world in which the forces of nature come alive with quivering menace.

Ip Man 4: The Finale

Donnie Yen reprises his role as the legendary Wing Chun master in the grand finale of the revolutionary martial arts series.

Master Z: IP Man Legacy

Legendary action director Yuen Woo-Ping (Drunken Master) draws on a stellar cast (Michelle Yeoh, Dave Bautista, & Tony Jaa) to create a hard-hitting martial arts blast worthy of its place in the celebrated IP Man universe.

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The Souvenir

At once enrapturing and mysteriously unsettling—and featuring a profoundly layered breakout performance by Honor Swinton Byrne—The Souvenir is an essential and enduring film from one of our most distinctive and exciting filmmakers.

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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.

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Gloria Bell

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

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Lords of Chaos

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

First Love

Celebrated auteur Takashi Miike (Blade of the Immortal, 13 Assassins, Ichi the Killer, Audition) returns with one of his most fun, action-packed films, marked by high-energy mayhem and breakneck pacing.

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Them That Follow

Pastor Lemuel Childs (Walton Goggins) presides over an isolated community of serpent handlers, an obscure sect of Pentecostals who willingly take up venomous snakes to prove themselves before God.

Tigers Are Not Afraid

A town held hostage to a brutal drug war is the setting for a sublimely creepy del Toro-esque fairytale of real life horrors about a young girl whose supernatural intuition leads her to form an alliance with a gang of orphaned boys.

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Red Joan

Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest.

Apocalypse Now Final Cut

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Oscar-winning epic, Apocalypse Now is returning to the big screen in a never-before-seen “Final Cut” restored with breathtaking realism by director Frances Ford Coppola.

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Apollo 11

Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission.

Nightmare Cinema

In this horror anthology featuring five ghoulish tales of terror from some of the horror genre’s best, five strangers are drawn to an abandoned movie theater and forced to watch their deepest and darkest fears play out before them.

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The Fall of the American Empire

This provocative crime caper, from Academy Award-winning writer/director Denys Arcand, takes a witty yet touching look at the predominance of money in a society where all other values seem to have crumbled.

Presented in 3D (CC)

They Shall Not Grow Old

Applying state-of-the-art restoration and colorization technologies to century-old footage, Peter Jackson has created an intensely gripping, immersive and authentic cinematic experience.


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!


This striking new documentary traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev, who transcended fame in the dance world to become a pop culture icon of his time.

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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.

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Merce Cunningham is profiled in this 3D documentary – an explosion of music, dance and never-before-seen archive material woven together to create an experiential tribute to one of the world’s greatest modern dance artists.


Juliette Binoche and Guillame Canet reunite with acclaimed director Olivier Assayas (Personal Shopper, The Clouds of Sils Maria) for this wry, slyly seductive tale of sex, lies and literature.

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Her Smell

Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) gives a blistering, tour-de-force performance in this searing portrait of a self-destructive rock star.

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From László Nemes, the Academy Award-winning writer/director of Son of Saul, comes the sumptuous new drama, Sunset.

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Charlie Says

Boundary-pushing filmmaker Mary Harron (American Psycho; I Shot Andy Warhol) and screenwriter Guinevere Turner (American Psycho; Go Fish) present a provocative new perspective on one of the most notorious crimes of the 20th century.

Brand New Digital Restoration!

Wings of Desire

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

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High Life

High Life is a provocative, dazzling and haunting science fiction drama from acclaimed French filmmaker Claire Denis (White Material, Beau Travail), making her English-language debut.


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

National Theatre Live


See Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hilarious one-woman show that inspired the multiple Emmy Award-winning TV series, Fleabag, captured live on stage in London’s West End and shown on the big screen!

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Where’s My Roy Cohn?

Matt Tyrnauer’s Where’s My Roy Cohn? lays out who Roy Cohn was and how his lessons to his apprentice Donald Trump have shaped contemporary American politics.

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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!

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The Wedding Guest

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

Knife + Heart

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

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Wild Rose

Jessie Buckley (Beast) delivers a star-making performance as Rose-Lynn, a would-be country singer who dreams of leaving her rough life in Glasgow, Scotland for the bright lights of Nashville.

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché 

An astounding documentary about the first female filmmaker, who achieved heights of fame and financial success before she was shut out from the very industry she helped create.

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David Crosby: Remember My Name

An honest portrait of David Crosby, framed around a multi-day interview with the controversial legend about his career & troubled personal life.

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The Mustang

Matthias Schoenaerts (The Danish Girl) gives an intense powerhouse performance as a troubled man prone to violence, struggling to overcome his past, who finds hope in an unexpected direction.


In this audacious, psychotropic and mesmerizing horror film, the standard formulas for demonic possession tales are turned upside down and transformed into something new and deeply frightening.

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!

Tel Aviv On Fire

Writer/director Sameh Zoabi’s award-winning satire follows Salam, a winsome slacker, as he fails upwards at his job on a sudsy Palestinian TV soap opera, “Tel Aviv on Fire,” popular with both Israelis and Palestinians.

In the Aisles

A bittersweet glimpse into the connections of a motley group of workers, it quietly celebrates the beauty in the day-to-day and the collective pride we take in our jobs with dark humor and bittersweet nuance.

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Bi Gan follows up his knockout debut, Kaili Blues, with this noir-tinged stunner about a lost soul (Jue Huang) on a quest to find a missing woman from his past (Wei Tang, Lust, Caution).

Iyengar: The Man, Yoga and the Student’s Journey

Iyengar Yoga is well respected and practiced worldwide, but because its founder B. K. S. Iyengar is famously reclusive, little is known about the man who invented this powerful practice… until now!

Birds of Passage

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

Ash is Purest White

Ash Is Purest White, the latest from acclaimed Chinese director Zhangke Jia (A Touch of Sin), is an epic saga of a woman whose knack for crime carries her through a rapidly changing China over the course of two decades.


This super-lit-mega-action-rescue-human-drama from beloved anime studio TRIGGER (creators of the hit series KILL la KILL) brings their stunning visual stylings to their first feature film.

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!

Never Look Away

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

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.


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.

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The Farewell

In this funny, uplifting tale, Billi (Awkwafina) returns home to find that, although the family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself.

Fight Club

Based on the cult novel by Chuck Palahniuk and directed by David Fincher, Fight Club is a shocking, hilarious and thought-provoking kick in the head.

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Woman at War

A woman with a mission to save the planet gets in over her head when she takes on big industry and the unscrupulous politicians out to ruin her beloved natural landscape.

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Knives and Skin

Surreal forces lurk behind the fluorescent facade of an unassuming Midwestern town in writer/director Jennifer Reeder’s hyper-stylized Knives and Skin.

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American Woman

Following the disappearance of her teenage daughter, a woman must raise her infant grandson and find some answers, in this gripping, decade-spanning drama starring Sienna Miller.

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Ask Dr. Ruth

The crowd-pleasing documentary Ask Dr. Ruth chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist.

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!

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Get Out

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

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!


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.

Digital Screenings (CC&AD)

The Aeronauts

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history.

Free outdoor screening in Himmel Park!


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

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!

Naqoyqatsi (Life as War)

Godfrey Reggio takes on the digital revolution in the final chapter of his Qatsi Trilogy, sculpting a frenetic portrait of an era in which the cacophony of “communication” has rendered humankind post-language.

Outdoor Screening at Old Tucson


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!

New Digital Restoration!

Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder, based on an infamous real-life serial murder case that rocked the Korean peninsula in 1986, is the second feature from acclaimed filmmaker Bong Joon-ho.

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!


It’s saggy, baggy monster movie mayhem when a colony of goofy-looking Sasquatches in ill-fitting creature suits kidnap some bikini-clad women!

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

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


2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animated Shorts

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

Free Admission!

The Prince of Egypt

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

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.

Revenge of the Cheerleaders

The cheerleading squad at Aloha High is out for revenge … or something …and David Hasselhoff and the rest of America’s stoned teenagers will never be the same!

Roller Boogie

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

Chained Heat

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

Savage Streets

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

Free Admission!


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

A benefit screening for Ballet Tucson!

I Am a Dancer

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

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.

Presented by Lesbian Looks

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

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


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

Free For Members!

Ash is Purest White

Ash Is Purest White, the latest from acclaimed Chinese director Zhangke Jia (A Touch of Sin), is an epic saga of a woman whose knack for crime carries her through a rapidly changing China over the course of two decades.

Astrofilm Extravaganza: Making Sense of Our Connection to the Universe

Science and art unite in this thought-provoking, family-friendly event featuring astronomy documentaries and live performance.

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.



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!


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!

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

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

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!


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!


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.

To Sleep With Anger

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


Celestial pop stars collide in an explosion of glitter, glamour and glitz when Cher and Christina Aguilera team up and belt it out in the camp musical extravaganza, Burlesque!

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.

Dykes, Camera, Action!

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

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!

Free For Members! (CC & AD)

The Wedding Guest

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

What We Do In The Shadows

What We Do In The Shadows chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead.

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.


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!

Lunafest 2019

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

The Paper Chase

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

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!

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!

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.


Set during the summer of 1984 in a rural Maori community on the coast of New Zealand, Waititi’s charming and heartfelt Boy follows the adventures of eleven-year-old pop culture fanatic.

Closed Captions & Audio Description

Thor: Ragnarok

Waititi’s goofy, high-energy action flick, heavily-influenced by comic book legend Jack Kirby, is a rocking and rolling adventure across the universe, filled with fun and excitement!

Presented by Lesbian Looks

The Rest I Make Up

The Lesbian Looks film series concludes its 25th anniversary season with The Rest I Make Up, an intimate portrait of Cuban-born playwright Irene Fornes. With filmmaker Michelle Memran in person!

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.

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!

A New Society

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

The Bad News Bears (1976)

Oscar-winning Walter Matthau (The Odd Couple) is Morris Buttermaker, an alcoholic former minor league baseball player tasked with coaching the worst little league team in all of Southern California, The Bears.

60th Anniversary / Outdoor Screening at Old Tucson!

Rio Bravo

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

The Aeronauts in 70mm

In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history.

Legally Blonde

In this knockout comedy with a heart of gold (and hair to match!), Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) is a California blonde with couture clothes, fabulous friends and the hottest boyfriend on campus.

The Blue Angel

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


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

Brand-New Digital Restoration!

Shanghai Express

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

The Scarlet Empress

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

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!

Administrative Professionals’ Day Screening!

9 to 5

Tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen, pour yourself a cup of ambition and celebrate Administrative Professionals’ Day with Dolly, Lily and Jane in the office comedy classic, 9 to 5!

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!

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 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.

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!

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!


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.


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.


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!


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).

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!

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!

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!

A Benefit for The Loft Cinema’s Marquee Restoration

Woodstock – The Director’s Cut

Help us Light Up The Loft and raise funds to restore our iconic marquee back to its original glory while celebrating 50 years of Peace and Music!

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!



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


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.”

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!


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


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.


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


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.

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!


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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.


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).


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.

Free Admission! (CC & AD)


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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, 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


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


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.

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.


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.

Closed Captions


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.


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.


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.

¡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.

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


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.

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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!


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.

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!


Feel the burn with the sweaty, silly and downright sleazy ‘80s “aerobic-sploitation” classic, Pulsebeat!


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.

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.


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!


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mothers of Bedford

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


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 Betweenthree 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.


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!



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 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!


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, 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.

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.



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.

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.


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


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.

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!

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.

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


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.


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!

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!


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.

Troll 2

Goblins and witches and popcorn, oh my! It’s the Crown Jewel of Crap Cinema, the one-and-only Troll 2!

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!


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


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).


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.


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 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.

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.


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


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.

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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.

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.”


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!

Free Outdoor Screening!


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!

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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!


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.

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 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.

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.

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!

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!


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!

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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

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.



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.

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!

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 Admission!


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!

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.

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, 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.


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!

New Digital Restoration


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!

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.


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!


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 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.

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!

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.


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.


It’s The Big Chill meets Friday the 13th, with a bargain basement budget and serious case of brain freeze!

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.

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.

70mm Print!


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


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


Hailed as the world’s greatest living violinist, Itzhak Perlman is presented in a highly personal lightrevealing his appealing personality and deep passion for music.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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!


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.

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.


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.

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.

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!


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.


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!


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!


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.


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!


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


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” 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.

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.

Presented by DocScapes


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.

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!

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.



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.

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.

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.


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!


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!


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.

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.


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.

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.

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!

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?


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!

Spotlight Event

The Tent Village

A story about the lives of road-side dwellers in S. India, filmed by their teenaged children and friends.

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.


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!


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 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.


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!


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.


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.


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.


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.


Don’t miss the smash-hit, Tony-nominated musical Falsettos, captured live at the Lincoln Center Theater and presented on the big screen!

Free Outdoor Screening at the UA!


A special outdoor binge-watching event, featuring five of the best episodes of the hit TV comedy, The Office, played back-to-back!


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.

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


Robin Williams stars as a grown-up Peter Pan in Steven Spielberg’s high-flying tale of magic, adventure and derring-do!


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

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


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.


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


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.

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!


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!

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.


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!

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!


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.

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


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


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.


Deeply insightful and emotionally inspiring, Step embodies the true meaning of sisterhood through a story of courageous young women worth cheering for.

Free Outdoor Scree