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The Great Muppet Caper

“Kermit? What if we drift out to sea? What if we're never heard from again? What if there's a storm? Or - we get struck by lightning?” The Muppets are caught in the middle of a jewel heist in London,... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Henson

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: 35mm

Her Wild Oat

Featuring a live musical scored performed by Music Box House Organist Dennis ScottChicago International Film Festival Co-Founder Colleen Moore stars as “Mary Lou Smith, orphan – whose father left her... READ MORE

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Runtime: 70 mins

Format: 35mm

Idiocracy on 35mm with Mike Judge

Thursday, June 1st | Tickets are $23.75truTV, The Onion, The A.V. Club and Clickhole are proud to present, 'Idiocracy' on 35mm with writer and director Mike Judge during the 4th Annual 26th Annual Com... READ MORE

Directed by: Mike Judge

Runtime: 84 mins

Format: 35mm


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Long Strange Trip

The 30-year odyssey of the Grateful Dead was the most unlikely success story in rock ' n' roll history. Famously averse to publicity and seemingly incapable of recording radio-friendly hits, they flou... READ MORE

Directed by: Amir Bar-Lev

Runtime: 241 mins

Format: DCP

The Modern School of Film with Christopher Guest

Wednesday, May 31st at 7:00pm | Tickets are $27.50 truTV, The Onion, The A.V. Club and Clickhole are proud to present, The Modern Film School with Christopher Guest during the 4th Annual 26th Ann... READ MORE

Runtime: 90 mins


Now PlayingAn inside look at life on The New York Times obituary desk.It's a shame no one wants to talk to them at parties, because obituary writers are a surprisingly funny bunch. Ten hours before ne... READ MORE

Directed by: Vanessa Gould

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

A Quiet Passion

Now Playing | Following the 7pm, May 20th showing poet Christina Pugh of the Poetry Foundation will lead a post film discussion. Cynthia Nixon delivers a triumphant performance as Emily Dick... READ MORE

Directed by: Terence Davies

Runtime: 126 mins

Format: DCP

The Running Man

***30th Anniversary***In the future (the year 2017), the rule of law is governed by television ratings. One show dominates the airwaves – THE RUNNING MAN – where convicted prisoners have a chance at f... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Michael Glaser

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: 35mm


Plays May 26th-29thNew 4K Digital Restoration!Ground control has been receiving mysterious transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. When cosmonaut and psychologis... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Runtime: 166 mins

Format: DCP


Plays May 26th-29thNew 4K Digital Restoration!One of the most immersive and rarefied experiences in the history of cinema, Andrei Tarkovsky’s STALKER embarks on a metaphysical journey through an enigm... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Runtime: 163 mins

Format: DCP

Your Name.

All showtimes in Japanese with English subtitles unless otherwise notedFrom director Makoto Shinkai comes a beautiful masterpiece about time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls.The... READ MORE

Directed by: Makoto Shinkai

Runtime: 106 mins

Format: Digital

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