midnight@ten: The Graduate

| 1967 | 106 min. | | , ,
A Film by Mike Nichols

Saturday August 10, 2013, 10:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center or online

A Film by Mike Nichols

Starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross

If “The Graduate” were released today, it might not be in the form of a film.  The pervasive angst on display in this classic might instead be catalogued as a series of tweets by a character I am going to christen @benjaminb46, and which I will imagine, briefly, for you now. June…

Friday September 20, 2013, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member and child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center or online

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling new film 20 FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure,…

midnight@ten: EASY RIDER

| 1969 | 95 | | , ,
Directed by Dennis Hopper

Saturday July 13, 2013, 10:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Directed by Dennis Hopper
Screen play by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Terry Southern

Starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson

With a soundtrack of contemporary rock songs by Jimi Hendrix, the Band, and Steppenwolf to complete the atmosphere, Easy Rider was hailed for capturing the increasingly violent Vietnam-era split between the counterculture and the repressive Establishment. Experiencing the “shock of recognition,” youth audiences embraced Easy Rider’s vision of both the attractions and…

Like Someone in Love

| 2013 | 109 min. | |
A Film by Abbas Kiarostami

Sunday March 24, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

A Film by Abbas Kiarostami

When Akiko (Rin Takanashi), a lovely Tokyo student who moonlights as a call girl, is dispatched to a new client in the suburbs, she is surprised to find the shy and elderly Takashi (81-year-old stage actor Tadashi Okuno), a committed academic constantly distracted by work-related phone calls. The lonely widower seems far…

Walkabout

| 1971 | 100 min. | |

Wednesday March 27, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

A young sister and brother are abandoned in the harsh Australian outback and must learn to cope in the natural world, without their usual comforts, in this hypnotic masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg. Along the way, they meet a young aborigine on his “walkabout,” a rite of passage in which adolescent boys are…

Quartet

| 2013 | 97 min. | | ,
A Film by Dustin Hoffman

Thursday March 28, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

A Film by Dustin Hoffman

Beecham House is abuzz. The rumor circling the halls is that the home for retired musicians is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it’s a star. For Reginald Paget (Tom Courtenay), Wilfred Bond (Billy Connolly) and Cecily Robson (Pauline Collins) this sort of talk is par for the…

Monday March 04, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Filmed on what MGM considered a B-picture budget and schedule (14 days, which at Universal or Columbia would have been considered extravagant), The Thin Man proved to be “sleeper,” spawning a popular film, radio, and television series. Contrary to popular belief, the title does not refer to star William Powell, but to…

Diva

| 1981 | 117 min. | |

Wednesday April 10, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

The diva of the title is a famous black opera singer (Wilhelmina Wiggins-Fernandez) who steadfastly refuses to be recorded. The singer is idolized by young French mail-carrier Jules (Frederic Andrei), who sneaks a tape recorder into the theater and records her performance. This is witnessed by a pair of Taiwanese criminals, who…

Sunday October 13, 2013, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center or online

A Film by Daphne Schmon

Children of the Wind tells the story of the Bonaire windsurfers, a group of native kids, who under the remarkable mentorship of Elvis Martinus, founder of the Bonaire Aquaspeed windsurfing club, overcame insuperable odds to not only dominate an inherently elitist sport but to revolutionize it. The film focuses on brothers Tonky and Taty…

Raw Herring

| 2013 | 90 min. | |
A Film by Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich and Leonard Retel Helmrich

Friday September 06, 2013, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center or online

A Film by Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich and Leonard Retel Helmrich

Fished for over a thousand years, the Hollandse Nieuwe (Dutch New Herring) is a phenomenon that has become a national cultural icon. More recently, the Dutch herring fleet has lost a great deal of its importance as only two vessels are now fishing for herring under the Dutch flag. Internationally known for…