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Echo in the Canyon

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The Juniper Tree

2:45PM
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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

4:30PM
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Paris is Burning

4:45PM
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Sword of Trust

7:00PM
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Paris is Burning

7:15PM
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Between Me and My Mind

***One Night Only***Following the critically-acclaimed world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, Between Me and My Mind comes to movie theaters nationwide for a special one-night-only screening on Wedn... READ MORE

Directed by: Trey Anastasio

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: DCP

Björk: Biophilia Live

***One Show Only***BIOPHILIA LIVE is a concert film by Nick Fenton and Peter Strickland that captures the human element of björk's multi-disciplinary multimedia project: biophilia. recorded live at Bj... READ MORE

Directed by: Nick Fenton, Peter Strickland

Runtime: 97 mins

Format: DCP

Darlin'

Found at a Catholic hospital, filthy and ferocious feral teenager Darlin’ is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop and his obedient nuns, where she is to be tamed into a God-fearing good girl.... READ MORE

Directed by: Pollyanna McIntosh

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: DCP

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Echo in the Canyon

Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas a... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrew Slater

Runtime: 82 mins

Format: DCP

Escape from New York

*New 4K Restoration!*When the President crash lands on the island of Manhattan, now a maximum security prison, Snake Plissken is sent in to rescue him...or die trying. John Carpenter’s crafts a detail... READ MORE

Directed by: John Carpenter

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: DCP

Ghostbusters

Co-Presented by The Harold Ramis Film SchoolWhen ghosts go on a rampage, only four men can save the world! Fired from university research jobs, Drs. Venkman (Bill Murray), Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) and Spe... READ MORE

Directed by: Ivan Reitman

Runtime: 105 mins

Format: DCP

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Opens July 19th **New 4k DCP Remaster**With this trailblazing musical, writer-director-star John Cameron Mitchell and composer-lyricist Stephen Trask brought their signature creation from stage to scr... READ MORE

Directed by: John Cameron Mitchell

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: DCP

Jezebel

Her role in Wyler's sensitive Antebellum drama garnered Bette Davis the second—and somewhat shockingly, final—Oscar of her burgeoning career, unforgettably playing the careening New Orleans society be... READ MORE

Directed by: William Wyler

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: 35mm

The Juniper Tree

An unsung talent in her lifetime, director, professor and Fulbright scholar Nietzchka Keene’s stark, stunning debut feature THE JUNIPER TREE is loosely based on a Brothers Grimm fairy tale of the... READ MORE

Directed by: Nietzchka Keene

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: DCP

The Last American Virgin

***Double Feature Ticket Option Available with VALLEY GIRL***Pizza delivery boy Gary (Lawrence Monoson), loudmouth David (Joe Rubbo) and hunky Rick (Steve Antin) are three high schoolers out to lose t... READ MORE

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: 35mm

Paris is Burning

***New 2K Restoration***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 New York City’s Afric... READ MORE

Directed by: Jennie Livingston

Runtime: 71 mins

Format: DCP

Rocky Horror Picture Show

This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll, among other things — tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) after... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

The Room

This “electrifying American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies” stars (and was directed, written and produced by) the mysterious Tommy Wiseau, and has been a cult favorite in LA since... READ MORE

Directed by: Tommy Wiseau

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope

***Excluse FREE Screening for Music Box Members | No General Admission Tickets Will Be Sold***Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel... READ MORE

Directed by: George Lucas

Runtime: 121 mins

Format: DCP

Sword of Trust

***Monday July 15th, 7:00pm & 9:30pm - Marc Maron in Attendance for a Post-Film Q&A*****The 7pm July 15th show is SOLD OUT. Tickets still available for 9:30pm**Mel (Marc Maron) is a canta... READ MORE

Directed by: Lynn Shelton

Runtime: 89 mins

Format: DCP

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the legendary storyteller and Nobel prize-winner. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio... READ MORE

Directed by: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: DCP

Valley Girl

***Double Feature Ticket Option Available with THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN***Lovely teen Julie Richman (Deborah Foreman) is steeped in the excessive, pink-clad culture of the San Fernando Valley, complet... READ MORE

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

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