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The Lost Boys (1987) 7:15 pm
The Lost Boys (1987)
May 1 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
A mother and her two sons move to a small coast town in California. The town is plagued by bikers and some mysterious deaths. The younger boy makes friends with two other boys who claim to be vampire hunters while the older boy is drawn into the gang of bikers by a beautiful girl. The older boy starts sleeping days and staying out all night while the younger boy starts getting into trouble because of his friends’ obsession. Directed by Joel Schumacher Stars Jason Patric, Corey Haim and Dianne Wiest Please follow and like us:0
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Neverending Story (1984) 10:00 am
Neverending Story (1984)
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bastian is a young boy who lives a dreary life being tormented by school bullies. On one such occasion he escapes into a book shop where the old proprieter reveals an ancient story-book to him, which he is warned can be dangerous. Shortly after, he “borrows” the book and begins to read it in the school attic where he is drawn into the mythical land of Fantasia, which desperately needs a hero to save it from destruction. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen Stars Barret Oliver, Gerald McRaney and Chris Eastman Commonsense Media Rating: 8+ Please follow and like us:0
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Castle in the Sky (1986) 7:15 pm
Castle in the Sky (1986)
May 6 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
A young boy stumbles into a mysterious girl who floats down from the sky. The girl, Sheeta, was chased by pirates, army and government secret agents. In saving her life, they begin a high flying adventure that goes through all sorts of flying machines, eventually searching for Sheeta’s identity in a floating castle of a lost civilization. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Stars Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek and Cloris Leachman Please follow and like us:0
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Beerfest (2006) 7:15 pm
Beerfest (2006)
May 7 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
After the death of their grandfather Johann von Wolfhause, the brothers Jan and Todd Wolfhouse travel to Munich to fulfill a family tradition, spreading the ashes of Johann during the Oktoberfest. Their contact brings them to a secret beer competition, the Beerfest”, where they are offended by Baron Wolfgang von Wolfhausen and the German branch of their family that accuse their great-grandmother of being a prostitute and their grandfather of stealing an old recipe of the best beer in Germany. Jan and Todd returns to USA humiliated and decide to organize a beer team to dispute the next Beerfest. They join Landfill, Barry and Fink and train long the year to participate in the competition. Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar Stars M.C. Gainey, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske Please follow and like us:0
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Wild Style (1983) 7:15 pm
Wild Style (1983)
May 8 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Zoro, the city’s hottest and most elusive graffiti writer. The actual story of the movie concerns the tension between Zoro’s passion for his art and his personal life, particularly his strained relationship with fellow artist Rose. But this isn’t why one watches Wild Style–this movie is *the* classic hip-hop flick, full of great subway shots, breakdancing, freestyle MCing and rare footage of one of the godfathers of hip-hop, Grandmaster Flash, pulling off an awesome scratch-mix set on a pair of ancient turntables. A must-see for anyone interested in hip-hop music and culture. Directed by Charlie Ahearn Stars Lee’ George Quinones, Lady Pink and Fab 5 Freddy Please follow and like us:0
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Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) 10:00 am
Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
A love story between an 18-year-old girl named Sophie, cursed by a witch into an old woman’s body, and a magician named Howl. Under the curse, Sophie sets out to seek her fortune, which takes her to Howl’s strange moving castle. In the castle, Sophie meets Howl’s fire demon, named Karishifâ. Seeing that she is under a curse, the demon makes a deal with Sophie–if she breaks the contract he is under with Howl, then Karushifâ will lift the curse that Sophie is under, and she will return to her 18-year-old shape. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Stars Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura and Akihiro Miwa Commonsense Media Rating: 8+ Please follow and like us:0
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Open Caption Screening 2:00 pm
Open Caption Screening
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A Special Open-Caption presentation of this week’s movie. Check our website the Wednesday before the show to see what’s playing. Please follow and like us:0
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My Neighbor Totoro (1988) 7:15 pm
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
May 13 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Two young girls, Satsuki and her younger sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Satsuki and Mei discover that the nearby forest is inhabited by magical creatures called Totoros (pronounced toe-toe-ro). They soon befriend these Totoros, and have several magical adventures. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki Stars Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto and Shigesato Itoi Please follow and like us:0
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I Called Him Morgan (2016) 7:15 pm
I Called Him Morgan (2016)
May 15 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the memory of the event still haunts those who knew the Morgans. This feature documentary by Swedish filmmaker Kasper Collin is a love letter to two unique personalities and the music that brought them together. A film about love, jazz and America. Directed by Kasper Collin. Stars Lee Morgan, Helen Morgan and Wayne Shorter Please follow and like us:0
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010) 10:00 am
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 pm
Long ago up North on the Island of Berk, the young Viking, Hiccup, wants to join his town’s fight against the dragons that continually raid their town. However, his macho father and village leader, Stoik the Vast, will not allow his small, clumsy, but inventive son to do so. Regardless, Hiccup ventures out into battle and downs a mysterious Night Fury dragon with his invention, but can’t bring himself to kill it. Instead, Hiccup and the dragon, whom he dubs Toothless, begin a friendship that would open up both their worlds as the observant boy learns that his people have misjudged the species. But even as the two each take flight in their own way, they find that they must fight the destructive ignorance plaguing their world. Directed by Dean DeBlois Stars Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler and Craig Ferguson Commonsense Media Rating: 7+ Please follow and like us:0
Sensory Friendly Screening 2:00 pm
Sensory Friendly Screening
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Sensory-Friendly Movie Experience provides an accepting environment for families to enjoy a movie. The Lights Will Be Up The Sound Will Be Turned Down Presented By The Autism Society Of Central Virginia and The Byrd Theatre. Please follow and like us:0
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984) 2:00 pm
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In 1982 legendary British heavy metal band Spinal Tap attempt an American comeback tour accompanied by a fan who is also a film-maker. The resulting documentary, interspersed with powerful performances of Tap’s pivotal music and profound lyrics, candidly follows a rock group heading towards crisis, culminating in the infamous affair of the eighteen-inch-high Stonehenge stage prop. Directed by Rob Reiner Stars Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer and Tony Hendra Please follow and like us:0
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Spirited Away (2001) 7:15 pm
Spirited Away (2001)
May 20 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Chihiro and her parents are moving to a small Japanese town in the countryside, much to Chihiro’s dismay. On the way to their new home, Chihiro’s father makes a wrong turn and drives down a lonely one-lane road which dead-ends in front of a tunnel. Her parents decide to stop the car and explore the area. They go through the tunnel and find an abandoned amusement park on the other side, with its own little town. When her parents see a restaurant with great-smelling food but no staff, they decide to eat and pay later. However, Chihiro refuses to eat and decides to explore the theme park a bit more. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki Stars Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino and Mari Natsuki Please follow and like us:0
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Space Is the Place (1974) 7:15 pm
Space Is the Place (1974)
May 22 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Sun Ra–space-age prophet, pharoanic jester, shaman-philosopher and avant-jazz keyboardist/bandleader–lands his spaceship in Oakland, having been presumed lost in space for a few years. With Black Power on the rise, Ra disembarks and proclaims himself “the alter-destiny.” He holds a myth-vs.-reality rap session with black inner-city youth at a rec center, threatening “to chain you up and take you with me, like they did you in Africa,” if they resist his plea to go to outer space. Directed by John Coney Stars Barbara Deloney, Sun Ra and Raymond Johnson Please follow and like us:0
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DragonHeart (1996) 10:00 am
DragonHeart (1996)
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 pm
The young, sickly King Einon was wounded in a battle. In order for him to survive, he is healed by Draco, a dragon. Some years later, Bowen, a dragonslayer, encounters Draco. The two team up to form a travelling duo that perform an act, but the act is only known by themselves. Bowen supposedly “slays” Draco and then collects a reward from the town or village that he protects by killing the dragon who had been “terrorizing” them. From there, Bowen and Draco must save the entire kingdom from the rule of the now evil King Einon, who is part of Draco, and Draco a part of him. Directed by Rob Cohen Stars Dennis Quaid, David Thewlis and Pete Postlethwaite Commonsense Media Rating: 12+ Please follow and like us:0
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Princess Mononoke (1997) 7:15 pm
Princess Mononoke (1997)
May 27 @ 7:15 pm – 9:45 pm
While protecting his village from rampaging boar-god/demon, a confident young warrior, Ashitaka, is stricken by a deadly curse. To save his life, he must journey to the forests of the west. Once there, he’s embroiled in a fierce campaign that humans were waging on the forest. The ambitious Lady Eboshi and her loyal clan use their guns against the gods of the forest and a brave young woman, Princess Mononoke, who was raised by a wolf-god. Ashitaka sees the good in both sides and tries to stem the flood of blood. This is met be animosity by both sides as they each see him as supporting the enemy. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Stars Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton and Minnie Driver Please follow and like us:0
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The Harder They Come (1972) 7:15 pm
The Harder They Come (1972)
May 29 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
With dreams of becoming a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds corruption from his record producers and the drug pushers they’re connected to. Rather than fail his dreams Ivan lets nothing stand in his way, not even the law. Directed by Perry Henzell. Stars Jimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley and Carl Bradshaw Please follow and like us:0
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