April 23rd, 2014 10:28 p.m.

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Turkey Shoot: The Next Karate Kid

Director: Christopher Cain
USA 1994, 107 min, Digital
  • Apr 23 @ 7pm
Turkey Shoot’s “Great Actors Showing Less” series continues with two time Oscar winner Hillary Swank as a troubled adolescent girl who turns to Mr. Miyagi for help. Faster than you can say, “wax on, wax off,” this odd couple knocks... view more

Finding Vivian Maier

Director: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel
USA 2013, 83 min, Digital
  • Apr 17, 19 & 21 @ 7pm
  • Apr 19 @ 2:30pm
  • Apr 20 @ 4:15pm
  • Apr 20, 23 & May 4 @ 9:15pm
  • Apr 26 @ 4pm
  • May 2 & 7 @ 9:30pm
Vivian Maier’s photographs seemed destined for obscurity, lost among the clutter of the countless objects she’d collected throughout her life. Instead these images have shaken the world of street photography and irrevocably changed the life of the man who brought... view more

Educated Reel: Hungry for Change

Director: James Colquhoum, Laurentine ten Bosch
Australia 2012, 89 min, Digital
  • Apr 24 @ 7pm
From the creators of _Food Matters_ comes another hard-hitting film that exposes secrets the diet, weight loss, and food industry don’t want us to know about and how they employ deceptive strategies designed to keep people coming back for more.... view more

Citadel Theatre: Make Mine Love Gala w/Singin' in the Rain

  • Apr 25 @ 6pm
“Put on the ritz” with the [Citadel][1] for an evening of classic movie entertainment celebrating the world premiere of Tom Wood’s Make Mine Love (May 10 - June 1). Set in Hollywood, 1938, the play is a screwball comedy about... view more

Reeling: Mirages

Director: Maya Deren, Kenneth Sherman, Boris Seewald & more
Various, 55 min, 16mm & Digital
  • Apr 26 @ 2pm
The first of two curated international programs of dance short films. _Mirages_ uses dance to convey escape and transformation. Admission by Donation Presented by [Mile Zero Dance][1] in celebration of International Dance Week. All-Ages [1]: http://www.milezerodance.com/home.html

Golden Age: It Happened One Night

Director: Frank Capra
USA 1934, 105 min, Digital
  • Apr 26 & 28 @ 7pm
The story of a salty, hooch-swilling reporter (Clark Gable) who is thrown together with a spoiled society heiress (Claudette Colbert) on an overnight Greyhound bus to New York. The film follows them as they bicker, backbite and clamour for the... view more

Golden Age: Citizen Kane

Director: Orson Welles
USA 1941, 119 min, Digital
  • Apr 26 @ 9:15pm
  • May 1 @ 6:45pm
  • May 4 @ 1pm
Orson Welles was only 25 when he directed this masterpiece, and it remains one of the most phenomenal motion pictures ever made. Welles, of course, also stars as Charles Foster Kane, a ruthless man who built a newspaper publishing empire... view more

Reeling: Pièces de Résistances

Director: Petna Ndaliko, Elín Hansdóttir, Chloë de Carvalho
United States, 55 min, Digital
  • Apr 27 @ 2pm
_Pièces de Résistances_ features work with personal or political struggles in movement. Admission by Donation Presented by [Mile Zero Dance][1] in celebration of International Dance Week. All Ages [1]: http://www.milezerodance.com/home.html

Golden Age: The Maltese Falcon

Director: John Huston
USA 1941, 100 min, Digital
  • Apr 27 @ 4pm
  • May 1 @ 9:15pm
  • May 8 @ 7pm
Adapted from Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 novel, _The Maltese Falcon_ is a classic mystery with a masterfully drawn group of characters involved in a dangerous and double-crossing hunt for a bejeweled golden falcon statue. Humphrey Bogart plays Sam Spade, a hired... view more

Golden Age: Sunset Blvd.

Director: Billy Wilder
USA 1950, 110 min, Digital
  • Apr 27 & 30 @ 7pm
One of Wilder’s finest, and certainly the blackest of all Hollywood’s scab-scratching accounts of itself, the film establishes its relentless acidity in the opening scene... What follows in flashback is a tale of humiliation, exploitation, and dashed dreams, as a... view more

The Great Beauty

Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Italy/France 2013, 146 min, Digital
  • Apr 27, 28, 30, May 3 & 8 @ 9:15pm
  • May 7 @ 6:45pm
Winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, _The Great Beauty_ reunites provocative Italian auteur Paolo Sorrentino with star Toni Servillo after their triumph with _Il Divo_, and evokes Fellini’s classic _La Dolce Vita_ with its sardonic... view more

Programer's Blurb April 2014

By : metro

Hi Everyone///

We all love going to the movies. More than just entertainment, the best films also have the power to enchant, inform, and transport us, viscerally and emotionally. Few filmmakers have been able to achieve this feat so consistently as the artist in Metro’s spotlight this month, who once said of his work: “I don’t want to make merely intellectual films. I want audiences to feel, to sense my films. This to me is much more important than understanding them.” With that sentiment, we present a spotlight on Ingmar Bergman, featuring a new documentary, Liv & Ingmar, along ...

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