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Now Playing • Aug 2–Aug 29

The Farewell

In this uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) finds that her beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, but the family has decided not to tell her. To assure Nai Nai's happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate.

Screening daily.

Now Playing • Aug 6–Aug 29

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino’s 'Once Upon a Time in...Hollywood' visits 1969 Los Angeles as TV star Rick (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. Featuring a cast that includes Margot Robbie and Al Pacino in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

Screening daily. 

Now Playing • Aug 23

SuperSoul Brother

When a duo of criminals pay an evil doctor to create a superhuman strength serum, they fool a naive wino named Steve ("Wildman" Steve Gallon) into getting an injection to help them pull off a jewel heist. When Steve discovers that the serum kills whoever takes it, he hides the stolen jewels and begins a frantic quest to create an antidote.

This film is part of Preach Jacob's Super Soul Sinema series. 
Doors 9:00pm

Now Playing • Aug 23–Aug 29


The story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old charter boat cook, became the skipper of the first all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World race. Tracy was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought they would never make it, the press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing bad publicity.

Tracy refused to give up and with the support of her remarkable crew, she went on to prove that women very much are the equal of men.

Coming Soon • Aug 24

A Boy Named Charlie Brown

50th Anniversary Re-Release! $5 Kids Tickets!

When Charlie Brown enters the school spelling bee, the doubtful and openly honest Lucy predicts his abject humiliation. But with the help of his best friend Linus and loyal dog Snoopy, Charlie Brown sets out to surprise his detractors in order to attend the national spelling bee in New York City.

Saturday, August 24 at 1:00pm.
Part of our Saturday Stories series.

Coming Soon • Aug 25

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am | SOLD OUT

An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. Woven together with a rich collection of art, history, literature, and personality, the film includes discussions about Morrison's many critically acclaimed works, her role as an editor of iconic African-American literature, and her time teaching at Princeton University.

Sunday, August 25 at 3:00pm | SOLD OUT
Part of our For the Record series.

Coming Soon • Aug 27

When the Beat Drops

By day they are teachers, doctors, and professionals in Atlanta. But by night they join their chosen family as members of an elite fraternity united by the electric dance style known as "bucking." Initially created by gay African-American men in the South, bucking is now forcing its way into the mainstream, an explosive party of kinetic energy. Learn of its incredible history and meet the performers who dedicate their lives to this craft in this documentary celebration.

Tuesday, August 27 at 7:00pm.
Part of our OUT Here series.

Coming Soon • Aug 30


In space, no one can hear you scream.

The crew aboard a massive commercial space vehicle is en route to earth when they are sidetracked by mysterious signals from a nearby planet. The signals seem to be calls for help and when the space ship arrives they find a ruined, moldering spacecraft and within it egg-like living organisms.

Friday, August 30 at 8:30pm.
Part of our Staff Pick series.

Coming Soon • Sep 3

The Wild Pear Tree

Sinan, an aspiring writer, returns home after university hoping to scrape together enough money to publish his first novel. He wanders the town encountering old flames and obstinate gatekeepers and finds his youthful ambition increasingly at odds with the deferred dreams of his gambling-addict father. As his own fantasies mingle with reality, Sinan grapples with the people and the place that have made him who he is.

Tuesday, September 3 at 7:00pm.
Part of our Foreign Focus series.

Coming Soon • Sep 4

Paris is Burning

Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of NYC's Harlem drag ball scene. Made over seven years, 'Paris Is Burning' offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion “houses,” from fierce contests for trophies to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia and transphobia, racism, AIDS, and poverty.

Wednesday, September 4 at 6:30pm.
Part of The Rainbow Reel series.

Coming Soon • Sep 10

Sherman's March

After his girlfriend leaves him, Filmmaker Ross McElwee takes a voyage along the original route followed by General William Sherman, but rather than cutting a swath of destruction designed to force the Confederate South into submission, as Sherman did, McElwee searches for love, camera in hand.

Tuesday, September 10 at 6:30pm.
Part of our For the Record series.

Coming Soon • Sep 11

Brokeback Mountain

Set against the sweeping vistas of Wyoming and Texas, the film tells the story of two young men – a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy – who meet in the summer of 1963 and unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection, one whose complications, joys, and tragedies provide a testament to the endurance and power of love.

Wednesday, September 11 at 6:30pm.
Part of The Rainbow Reel series.

Coming Soon • Sep 16

The Great Flood

Join the Moving Images Research Collection and filmmaker Bill Morrison for a screening of his film, 'The Great Flood.'

'The Great Flood' is a meditation on the 1927 Mississippi River flood, an event that altered the economic trajectory of the African-Americans living along its banks. Featuring an original score by Bill Frisell, this is one of a number of works by Morrison that uses archival newsreel footage from MIRC’s Fox Movietone News Collection.

Monday, September 16 at 6:00pm.

Coming Soon • Sep 18


A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, 'Moonlight' chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African-American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, 'Moonlight' is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. 

Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30pm.
Part of The Rainbow Reel series.

Coming Soon • Sep 20

Downton Abbey

This fall, the worldwide phenomenon 'Downton Abbey,' becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance, and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Coming soon. Premiere date to be determined.