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A Pistol For Ringo - Our Spaghetti Westerns Keeps A' Comin'!

Apr 27 to Apr 28
Saturday and Sunday 1pm ONLY!

Dir. Duccio Tessari - 1966 - 102m - No Matinees - Italy - In Italian with English subtitles

A BIG THANKS TO ITALIAN FILM FESTIVALS OF NM!

The original Ringo films introduced another iconic hero to the spaghetti western; a clean-cut sharp shooter who was markedly different to Clint Eastwood's Man With No Name.

In A Pistol For Ringo, the eponymous hero, played by Giuliano Gemma (Day of Anger, Tenebrae), infiltrates a ranch of Mexican bandits to save a beautiful hostage (Nieves Navarro, Death Walks on High Heels). In The Return Of Ringo, the gunslinger, now a veteran of war, disguises himself as a Mexican in order to take revenge on outlaws who have stolen his property and taken his wife.

Hugely successful upon their original release, thanks in part to the skilled direction of Duccio Tessari (The Bloodstained Butterfly, Death Occurred Last Night), the Ringo films proved influential on the Italian western, spawning numerous unofficial sequels, due to their gripping set-pieces and unforgettable musical scoring by Ennio Morricone. 

“Essential spaghetti western from the early days of the genre … (Director) Tessari tells his story very effectively, with acute dialogue (you'll learn what made equally born men different) and interesting plot twists.” - Simon Gelten, Spaghetti Western Database

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The Brink: Steve Bannon - FINAL SCREENING!

May 1
Wednesday 6:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Alison Klayman - 2019 - 91m - No Matinees

FINAL SCREENING!

FIRST THE WHITE HOUSE.  THEN THE WORLD.

From the director of AI WEIWEI:  NEVERY SORRY - When Steve Bannon left his position as White House chief strategist less than a week after the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally in August 2017, he was already a notorious figure in Trump’s inner circle, known for bringing a far-right ideology into the highest echelons of American politics. Unconstrained by an official post — though some say he still has a direct line to the White House — he became free to peddle influence as a perceived kingmaker, turning his controversial brand of nationalism into a global movement. THE BRINK follows Bannon through the 2018 mid-term elections in the United States, shedding light on his efforts to mobilize and unify far-right parties in order to win seats in the May 2019 European Parliamentary elections. To maintain his power and influence, the former Goldman Sachs banker and media investor reinvents himself — as he has many times before — this time as the self-appointed leader of a global populist movement. Keen manipulator of the press and gifted self-promoter, Bannon continues to draw headlines and protests wherever he goes, feeding the powerful myth on which his survival relies.

“An impeccably crafted verité ramble - an engaging and enraging, disturbing and highly revealing movie…” - Owen Gleiberman, Variety

“The message of The Brink is clear from start to finish, and it couldn't be a more timely presentation.” - Jon Negroni, The Young Folks

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The Juniper Tree - Bjork's Film Debut Restored!

May 1
Wednesday 4:30, 8:30

Dir. Nietzchka Keene - 1990 - 78m - US / Iceland - In English

FINAL SCREENINGS!

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 same name, and stars Björk in her first on-screen performance. The film premiered to glowing reviews at the Sundance Film Festival in 1991 and led Keene to further direct Heroine of Hell(1996) starring Catherine Keener and Barefoot to Jerusalem (2008), the latter completed after her tragically early death in 2004.

Set in medieval Iceland, The Juniper Tree follows Margit (Björk in a riveting performance) and her older sister Katla (Bryndis Petra Bragadottir) as they flee for safety after their mother is burned to death for witchcraft. Finding shelter and protection with Johan (Valdimar Orn Fygenring), and his resentful young son, Jonas (Geirlaug Sunna Pormar), the sisters help form an impromptu family unit that’s soon strained by Katla’s burgeoning sorcery. Photographed entirely on location in the stunning landscapes of Iceland in spectacular black-and-white by Randy Sellars, The Juniper Tree is a deeply atmospheric film, evocative of Carl Theodor Dreyer’s Day of Wrath and Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring, and filled with indelible waking dream sequences (courtesy of legendary experimental filmmaker Pat O’Neill). A potent allegory for misogyny and its attendant tragedies, The Juniper Tree is a major rediscovery for art house audiences.

"Distinctive, ambitious, and genuinely poetic.” - Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times

“Keene films the supernatural tale of timeless rusticity with fanatical attention to the barren and craggy seaside setting; her stunningly spare yet phantasmagorical images fuse the forces of nature with the spirit of mystery.” - Richard Brody, New Yorker

“It seems appropriate that this film should re-emerge now, after so many years of being unappreciated or misunderstood, lost in the shadows of the zeitgeist.” - Angeline Gragásin, Screen Slate

“The film is a singular work of American independent cinema that speaks to a more global artistic sensibility.” - Carson Lund, Slant Magazine

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Journey Down the Gila - Protecting New Mexico's Last Wild River

May 2
Thursday 7pm ONLY!

Dir. David Garcia - 2019 - 100m approx - All Seats $10

ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE!  Presented by Heart of the GilaNew Mexico Wild and Center for Biological Diversity!

INCLUDING A SCREENING OF UPCOMING FILM "HEARTS ON THE GILA"

Can the lives and deaths of three teenage environmentalists help save one of America’s last wild rivers?

Four years after losing their teenage children in a tragic plane crash, three mothers embark on a thirty-six-mile boat journey down the Gila River and into the Gila Wilderness in Southwestern New Mexico. Their three kids, avid environmentalists, were studying the effects of a devastating forest fire when their plane went down in high winds. Passionate advocates for the wild, the children’s lives were inextricably linked to the Gila. As the mothers travel on kayaks down the river with varying levels of outdoor experience, their physical journey mirrors a journey of their souls through extreme grief as they pass through the heart of the Gila. What will they learn about themselves, their children’s legacy, and the importance of wild river systems to the spiritual health of humanity in a world where wild places are rapidly disappearing?

From New Mexico documentary filmmaker David Garcia comes the work-in-progress story of three grief-stricken mothers seeking solace and hope on the waters of one of America’s last wild rivers. Four years and multiple river trips in the making, Hearts on the Gila is a lush cinematic river level journey down one of America’s great natural treasures. As the film nears completion the filmmaker, supported by New Mexico Wild and Heart of the Gila, is taking a work-in-progress cut of the film on the road to share with select Southwestern communities that have a stake in the future of the threatened Gila River. Designed to raise awareness of the challenges facing the river, the screenings will be a rare opportunity for audience members to engage in a direct way with the filmmaking process and dialogue in person with the filmmaker and some of the film’s subjects. 

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Butterfly Kisses

May 3
Friday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Erik Kristopher Myers - 2018 - 91m - No Matinees

Director in person!

A documentary within a documentary within a found footage feature and head above shoulders from the pack!  A Baltimore-based wedding videographer uncovers a shoebox full of tapes which seem to contain real-life footage of disturbing acts via a local urban legend "the Blink Man".  The videographer embarks on a quest to a small mining town to find the person who made the tapes, and goes down a very personal, very dark rabbit hole.

“One of the only found footage films to capture the original essence of The Blair Witch Project since the genre kicked into overdrive … Just a wonderfully uncomfortable viewing experience; one that’s creepiness and ominous atmosphere sneaks up on you at a startling pace.An unsettling, homegrown piece of horror cinema that’s going shake you to the core.” - Michael Therkelsen, HORROR SOCIETY

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INVINCIBLE CZARS live score to the 1925 PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

May 3
Friday 7pm ONLY!

Dir. Carl Laemmle - 1925 - 90m approx - All Seats only $10 for this special live & touring event!

Nearly a century later, an eclectic musical and film experience breathes life into seminal classics for this Halloween season. The most adventurous band from Austin, Texas — The Invincible Czars —are bringing their new score to town as they perform it live to the 1925 American silent film The Phantom of the Opera starring Lon Chaney! The 30-city tour is coming to cities in the South, Midwest and East Coast, Ontario and all over Texas this fall – including several double feature performances of their widely praised score for the 1922 German film Nosferatu.

Fans, theaters and media have praised The Invincible Czars for making these near century-old movies “actually scary” for modern day audiences. The scores and their performances complements the tone and emotion on-screen at any given moment with as much cinematic flare as possible.

Set in nineteenth century Paris, Phantom of the Opera tells the story of unknown actress Christine Daae. Christine is the understudy for a famous lyric singer named Carlotta but a mysterious admirer (who sings through the walls to Christine) manages to scare Carlotta out of the role so that Christine can be the star of the show. But the admirer’s work comes with a serious price and Christine quickly finds herself trapped in the catacombs of the opera house with its Phantom and only her suspecting boyfriend to help her escape!

The Invincible Czars’ score for Phantom is mysterious and understated though not as minimal as their score for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. It brings all the Czars’ staple instruments – violin, piano, bass guitar, flute and sounds effects. This time, the score features Josh Robins’ 7-string electric guitar with more effects than ever before used in a Czars silent film score.

The band encourages fans and attendees to dress for the Halloween season at these shows.

The Invincible Czars have been performing their own scores for early 20th century silent films for nearly a decade in historic/hip theaters, colleges, outdoor spaces, DIY arts centers, etc. The shows appeal to people of a wide range of ages and interests and you’ll find film buffs, music lovers, horror fans, sci-fi geeks, metalheads, goths, classical music fans among their audiences.

They’ve built an audience for themselves as much as the movies they accompany by adding movies to their catalog, creating original artwork and wardrobe, encouraging audience participation, recording their scores. The band toured all over the US in 2015-17 with their score for Nosferatu. Fans, theaters and media praised them for making the near century-old movie “actually scary” for modern-day audiences with their cinematic sensibility and precise performances.

The Czars use a mix of acoustic and electric instruments, sound effects and even vocals. They also borrow a little music from the classical realm in each of their scores. This time it’s Ravel’s “Rhapsodie Espanol”, Eric Satie’s “Gnossienne 3” and Guonod’s “Jewel Song” from Faust.

Phil Davidson – violin, keyboards, glockenspiel; Josh Robins – guitar, bass, percussion, loops; Aaryn Russell – bass guitar; Dylan Younger – woodwinds

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Be Natural: The Untold Story of early filmmaker Alice Guy-Blache

May 4 to May 6
Saturday to Monday 6pm ONLY!

Dir. Pamela B. Green - 2018 - 103m - No Matinees

Alice Guy-Blaché was a true pioneer who got into the movie business at the very beginning—in 1894, at the age of 21. Two years later, she was made head of production at Gaumont and started directing films. She and her husband moved to the United States, and she founded her own company, Solax, in 1910—they started in Flushing and moved to a bigger facility in Fort Lee, New Jersey. But by 1919, Guy-Blaché’s career came to an abrupt end, and she and the 1000 films that bore her name were largely forgotten. Pamela B. Green’s energetic film is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation. Narration by Jodie Foster. –New York Film Festival

“A detective story wrapped up as a biopic…had me in tears by the time it ended. A stirring document of an amazing filmmaker!” – Pete Hammond, DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD

“A timely contribution to the conversation about the challenges facing women filmmakers…someone who really should be better known by now ... A scrupulously well-researched documentary about one of early cinema's greatest pioneers and the world's first woman filmmaker.” – Leslie Felperin, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

“What starts as a biography turns into a detective thriller as Green crisscrosses the globe, searching for clues as to why Guy-Blaché has been forgotten.”- Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times

“Essential viewing for those who want a complete perspective on the history of film.” - Lorry Kikta, Film Threat

“When we talk about cinema, we talk about the history of cinema. It's an incomplete history; it always has been and always will be. But, thanks to Be Natural, we can start to see what the whole picture looks like. What a beautiful picture it is.” - Michael J. Casey, Boulder Weekly

"In her passionate debut film, Green achieves a feat of making a two-level research project informative and entertaining. Exciting and essential documentary for film history!” - Nora Lee Mandel, Maven's Nest

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Diane

May 4 to May 6
Saturday to Monday 3:45, 8:15

Dir. Kent Jones - 2019 - 102m

The feature fiction debut from Film Comment critic turned-director Kent Jones!  Named one of the 10 Directors to Watch for 2019 by Variety!

For Diane (Mary Kay Place), everyone else comes first. Generous but with little patience for self-pity, she spends her days checking in on sick friends, volunteering at her local soup kitchen, and trying valiantly to save her troubled, drug-addicted adult son (Jake Lacy) from himself. But beneath her relentless routine of self-sacrifice, Diane is fighting a desperate internal battle, haunted by a past she can’t forget and which threatens to tear her increasingly chaotic world apart. Built around an extraordinary, fearless performance from Mary Kay Place, the narrative debut from Kent Jones is a profound, beautifully human portrait of a woman rifling through the wreckage of her life in search of redemption.

“An act of cinematic bravery." - The New York Times

"A wise, captivating and continually surprising character study" - Los Angeles Times

“A sharp, attuned, quiet stunner that underplays at every turn.” - Adam Graham, Detroit News

"Diane" affords Martin, Parsons and company the chance to do honest, low-keyed work with material worth the effort.” - Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

“It's a rarity, and a real pleasure, to find a movie that presents without condescension rural working-class people, especially women.” - Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor

“The more adventurous or open-hearted may step into this film and find a kind of translucent everyday poetry.” - Ty Burr, Boston Globe

“[A] naturalistic portrait of service and self-sacrifice by way of a quietly astonishing title performance by Mary Kay Place.” - Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

“[W]e understand the inner workings of the eponymous character about as well as we can hope to understand a character in a film.” - Mark Dujsik, Mark Reviews Movies

“This Martin Scorsese-produced film has a plainspoken, slightly hypnotic feel, which fits his seemingly quotidian subject matter.” - Kathy Fennessy, Seattle Film Blog

"Diane" is Place's movie, and she pours everything into it, creating a wistful, humorous and ultimately heartbreaking portrait of thwarted dreams and fading realities.” - Sean P. Means, The Movie Cricket

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Siksa. Stabat Mater Dolorosa

May 4
Saturday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Piotr Macha + SIKSA - 2019 - 90m - No Matinees

A new musical based on SIKSA's "Stabat Mater Dolorosa", this is a performative dream of making a movie come true, where both the dream and the movie are like chewing gum that has been tasteless for too long. A nostalgic invitation to a dancing story about a girl returning to her childhood, when she dressed up as different women using her mother's wardrobe, and all the roles she played were to please herself. This film is a tool for reconstructing the scenes from the youth, as well as a baroque farewell to all the glitter and unicorns. Stabat Mater Dolorosa is like a bayonet slashing through modern times. She gives us micro-performances with all her body, and at her own risk. SIKSA's music is the scenario rejected, grinded, spat out, negated and intensified by the characters. Piotr Macha's camera is one of the murder weapons that SIKSA would like to use to screw up the modern reality. It's a language of art that SIKSA has been using almost unnoticed since 2014. A gun, a girl and death – those are the times we live in.

Siksa is the most divisive Polish artist in recent memory, whose radical and brutally honest performances are smashing the patriarchy one gig at a time. Coming from punk, literary and theatre backgrounds, her shows dissect the Polish consciousness. To quote her own words, she's a girl on a mission.

CK them out on Facebook & Bandcamp!

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Babylon - a landmark Reggae London flick finally released in the U.S.!

May 7 to May 10
Tuesday to Friday 8:30pm only!

Dir. Franco Rosso - 1980 - 95m - UK - In English with partial subtitles - No Matinees

Never-before released in the U.S., Franco Rosso's BABYLON had its world premiere at Cannes in 1980 but was deemed "too controversial, and likely to incite racial tension" (Vivien Goldman, TIME OUT) by the New York Film Festival that same year. Raw and smoldering, it follows a young reggae DJ (Brinsley Forde, frontman of landmark British group Aswad) in Thatcher-era Brixton as he pursues his musical ambitions, while battling fiercely against the racism and xenophobia of employers, neighbors, police, and the National Front.   With THE WARRIORS as an inspiration, BABYLON was co-written by Martin Stellman (QUADROPHENIA) and shot by two-time Oscar® winner Chris Menges (THE KILLING FIELDS) with beautiful, smoky cinematography that's been compared to TAXI DRIVER. It's fearless and unsentimental, yet tempered by the hazy bliss of the dancehall set to a blistering reggae, dub, and lovers rock soundtrack featuring Aswad, Johnny Clarke, Dennis Bovell, and more. 

“A 39-year-old nugget of a movie about young British Jamaicans and their itinerant reggae scene built around sound systems, freestyling and parties with rich, low lighting.  Just as seminal an entry in the English "angry young man" sweepstakes as the plays, novels and movies about alienation made in the 1960s.  Babylon amounts to something that still feels new. You're looking at people who, in 1980 England, were, at last, being properly, seriously seen." - Wesley Morris, NY Times 

"Like the reggae music that pulses through it, Babylon is rich, rough and real. And like the street life of the young black Londoners it portrays, it's threatening, touching, violent and funny. This one seems to explode in the gut with a powerful mix of pain and pleasure." - Variety   

 "Invaluable. Spills over with killer reggae on its soundtrack. Nearly four decades after its Cannes premiere, the pic is finally getting US distribution... it deserves a robust welcome." - John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter 

"Babylon does more than borrow the music, fashion, or world view of reggae. It embodies the ethos of the music-and it feels like a song, swaying from a clever joke to fire and brimstone, conveying a message less through language than through the passage of sound waves through bodies. " - Hua Hsu, The New Yorker  

 "A STORY WITH LITERALLY EPIC STAKES. It's no surprise why the film may resonate now-its themes of finding community through art and trying to exist in a society that doesn't want you are unfortunately both timeless and extremely current." - Jaya Saxena, GQ

"Stands as a vivid time capsule of London's then-burgeoning sound system culture and a call to arms for the disenfranchised during times of strife." - Jordan Cronk, The Hollywood Reporter

"The 1980 cult classic considered by many to be the great U.K.reggae movie." - David Fear, Rolling Stone

"Babylon is a British cult classic [with an] irresistibly danceable dub soundtrack...a beautiful time capsule that shines a light on the vibrant underground culture that existed in early 80s south London." - Oliver Lunn, BFI

"Franco Rosso's reggae classic demands instant attention. [Brinsley] Forde is utterly magnetic." - David Jenkins, Little White Lies  

"Babylon has too much to say about keeping your head up when everyone wants to grind your face into the pavement-and to say it with so much heart-to be left in the rubbish bin of history.” - Cosmo Bjorkenheim, Screen Slate

"Since its release in the UK in 1980, Babylon has only been available in the United States through poorly transferred versions with fuzzy visuals and muddied sound, where much of the patois is lost on American audiences due to lack of subtitling, but the recent restoration by Kino Lorber corrects all of these former shortcomings, so now, we can see Franco Rosso's masterpiece for all that it was meant to be: an energetic, brutally honest, and again, uncompromised statement by Rosso on the treatment of West Indian immigrants in London during Thatcher-era England." - Generoso Fierro, Ink 19   

"[A] transfixing independent triumph. The reason you can't look away and do not want to from Babylon is how fully engrossing each and every scene is throughout.  It must be experienced to fully comprehend, and come away with the undeniable truth: Franco Rosso's Babylon is an exemplary example of how to craft an honest film that speaks volumes in a subtle way that audiences will resonate with on multiple levels. I've come to equate Babylon to a movie held in a time capsule, to be shown to the world at the exact right moment. This is the moment in the United States." - Kathryn Schroeder, Film Fracture

"An instant classic."  - British Film Institute 

 FIVE STARS. "One of the greatest British films." —  Mojo 

"Babylon captures the zeitgeist of the era, avoiding the grip of nostalgia, instead providing a harrowing yet ultimately uplifting account of a cultural and spiritual triumph over the adversities of poverty and overt racism (institutional and physical) that were still so ingrained in Thatcher's England." - Electric Sheep 

"Fueled by a terrific dub soundtrack courtesy of (Dennis) Bovell and the amiable lead performance of (Brinsley) Forde."- The Digital Fix

"A crucial piece of documentary evidence as to how Afro-Caribbean communities in London lived beneath the media radar. Arguably the film is made by (Chris) Menges's photography, from the Taxi Driver-jaded kitsch of the Soho arcade scenes to the roving camera of the sensitive engagement party scene, to a post-dance lilac dawn over Deptford set against a piss-darkened tower block walkway." - The Independent

"Babylon was the first British non-documentary to centre on reggae...a unique musical time capsule." - The Guardian

"The elusive, and only, feature film focusing on the sound system scene in West London." - Wax Poetics

"Babylon perfectly evokes the growing racial tensions-and intense feelings of doom-of inner city London life during the late 70s/early 80s that ultimately culminated in the fiery Brixton riots. Highly recommended." - Dangerous Minds

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Mapplethorpe - a new biopic on legendary photographer Robert Mapplethorpe!

May 7 to May 10
Tuesday to Friday 4pm, 6:15

Dir. Ondi Timone - 2019 - 102m

Starring Matt Smith, Marianne Rendón, John Benjamin Hickey!

An intimate portrait of the celebrated yet controversial photographer Robert Mapplethorpe whose relationship with Patti Smith and other icons of ‘70s New York influenced his ambitious photos while he explored his emerging sexuality.

“Matt Smith's portrayal of the mercurial, brooding genius is nearly as provocative as Robert Mapplethorpe's famous photograph 'Calla Lilly', elevating the film.” - Leslie Combemale, Cinema Siren

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Repo! The Genetic Opera

May 10
Friday 10:30pm Only!

Dir. Darren Lynn Bousman - 2008 - 98m - An ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS special - $8 gen. / $6 stu.

Door prized courtesy of BUBONICON 51 !

A Rocky-Horror meets Bladerunner rock opera / movie musical, its cult status keeps growing like an insane mash-up of Andrew Lloyd Webber meets SAW!!  In the year 2056 - the not so distant future - an epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GeneCo, a biotech company that offers organ transplants, for a price. Those who miss their payments are scheduled for repossession and hunted by villainous Repo Men. In a world where surgery addicts are hooked on painkilling drugs and murder is sanctioned by law, a sheltered young girl searches for the cure to her own rare disease as well as information about her family's mysterious history. After being sucked into the haunting world of GeneCo, she is unable to turn back, as all of her questions will be answered at the wildly anticipated spectacular event: The Genetic Opera.

“All-out thriller with few Bond touches but plenty of high-octane action.” - Ray Bennett, Hollywood Reporter

“The case for its quality is solid, the music is catchy, and "Repo!" may just destined for cult royalty.” - Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed

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Where Is The "I" In Infinite?

May 11
Saturday 12pm ONLY!

Dir. Sasha Menendez - 2017 - 120m - Suggested donation of $5

Edited by and featuring original music by Ryan Sciarrotta!

A thought provoking documentary film that captures interviews with a man/infinite essence named Tom Miles.  It delves into the telling of his story from early days growing up in Monte Vista, Colorado to his time in the Navy, to marriage, family, divorce, different career paths, and on to his finding lasting love.  All this is intermixed with clips of him pondering the nature of his own existence.  Recollections from loved ones and slice of life moments give added perspective to who Tom is.  His metaphysical tangents offer another perspective that there could be another side to who Tom, or any of us, might be. Tom’s journey brings about an unique appreciation of a life lived on Earth and it’s dreamlike so called reality.

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Ghostbusters - the Original 1984 comedy!

May 12
Sunday 1pm ONLY!

Dir. Ivan Reitman - 1984 - 105m - All Seats $8

A NM ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE SPECIAL!  ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE, JUST SCROLL DOWN TO THE EVENT!  

DOOR PRIZES COURTESY OF BUBONICON 51 !

Beware of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man! 

Join New Mexico Entertainment Magazine for our monthly 80's movie screening at The Guild Cinema. This month is Ghostbusters. After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become "ghostbusters" to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction.

Presale ticket holders will be entered to win prizes including a custom poster for the screening created by artist Jon Sanchez.

MOVIEPASS IS NOT ACCEPTED AT NEW MEXICO ENTERTAINMENT MOVIE NIGHTS.  TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS WILL NOT BE MAILED TO YOU. Please bring your Hold My Ticket receipt with your current state ID and check in at the Guild Box Office 15 minutes before the show. If you do not have your receipt, please make sure if you have your ID. We will have a list at the box office. In the likelihood we have a sold-out performance or event, tickets are subject to be released for resale to those on the waiting list if you have not checked five minutes before the show starts. Thank you for your punctuality!

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Hail Satan?

May 13 to May 16
Monday to Thursday 6pm only!

Dir. Penny Lane - 2019 - 95m - No Matinees

Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon). When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organize a series of public actions designed to advocate for religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority, they prove that with little more than a clever idea, a mischievous sense of humor, and a few rebellious friends, you can speak truth to power in some truly profound ways. As charming and funny as it is thought-provoking, Hail Satan? offers a timely look at a group of often misunderstood outsiders whose unwavering commitment to social and political justice has empowered thousands of people around the world.

“Wickedly funny, fascinating and niftily made, this crowd-pleaser will reign at festivals and prove, yet again, that the devil always has the best tunes.” - Leslie Felperin, Hollywood Reporter

“Lane sets out to subvert American history with intelligence and wit. Here, she asks us to question why certain religions are deemed "normal," even though, notes one Temple member, Catholic mass is all about the symbolic drinking of blood.” - Amy Nicholson, Variety

“Provocative, hilarious, and latently enraging documentary about The Satanic Temple.” - David Ehrlich, indieWire

“No stranger to conversion subjects, Penny Lane leaves us asking the question is the Satanic Temple misunderstood? Are they the devil's spawn or simply conducting the Lord's work via another channel. You can judge for yourself.” - Carla Renata, The Curvy Film Critic

“Here's hoping that these scrappy, articulate, and impassioned underdogs - well-versed in the language and tactics of revolution and resistance - will continue to be a shining beacon of all that is good.” - Peg Aloi, Arts Fuse

“Laugh-out-loud funny, but it's also the one cinematic civics lesson you need to see this year.” - Roger Moore, Movie Nation

“Enlightening, chilling, and funny as hell, Penny Lane's doc provides thought-provoking/enraging themes of religious discrimination and the religious supremacy in our nation.” - Rendy Jones, Rendy Reviews

“Delivers everything you want from a movie with such a cheeky title; it's knockout funny, wickedly smart, and a grand time at the cinema.” - Emily Wheeler, Film Inquiry

"Hail Satan?" finds that simply presenting reason and historical precedent proves to be audacious and Lane follows the lead of her subjects in showing that it can be done with enormous amounts of fun.” - Stephen Saito, Moveable Fest

“The funny and fierce documentary "Hail Satan?" examines what happens when a satire of religion turns into a movement of its own.” - Sean P. Means, The Movie Cricket

“Their admitted trolling of evangelical Christians became an important protest to protect freedom of religion and separation of church and state. Now they're doing the lord's work, as it were, still with the showmanship of brilliant satirists.” - Fred Topel, We Live Entertainment

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Her Smell

May 13 to May 16
Monday to Thursday 3pm, 8pm

Dir. Alex Ross Perry - 2019 - 134m

Starring Elisabeth Moss, Cara Delevingne, Dan Stevens, Agyness Deyn, Gayle Rankin, Ashley Benson, with Eric Stoltz and Amber Heard!

Becky Something (Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale) is a '90s rock superstar who once filled arenas with her band Something She. When her excesses derail a national tour, she's forced to reckon with her past while recapturing the inspiration that led her band to success. Featuring an all-star cast, including Cara Delevingne (Suicide Squad), Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), Amber Heard (Aquaman), Her Smell is director Alex Ross Perry’s “greatest achievement yet” (The Daily Beast).

“Elisabeth Moss gives the performance of her career and possibly of the year in writer-director Alex Ross Perry's unflinching and note perfect look at addiction, celebrity, and recovery, Her Smell.” - Andrew Parker, The Gate

“A fame-to-flameout movie that leaves scorch marks on the brain.” - Peter Howell, Toronto Star

“Her Smell is Alex Ross Perry's best film yet. Every chapter brings a different style of storytelling to the table, at the center remaining a nuclear level scintillating performance from Elisabeth Moss.” - Robert Kojder, Flickering Myth

“Becky is her own unique entity, and Perry and Moss (in their third film together) make her completely unforgettable.” - Josh Bell, Film Racket

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!Three Amigos!

May 17
Friday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. John Landis - 1986 - 104m - All Seats $8

NM ENTERTAINMENT MAGAZINE SPECIAL!  ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE AND SCROLLING DOWN TO THE EVENT!

New Mexico Entertainment magazine presents this month's late night movie at The Guild Cinema, The Three Amigos. Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.

MOVIEPASS IS NOT ACCEPTED AT NEW MEXICO ENTERTAINMENT MOVIE NIGHTS.  TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS WILL NOT BE MAILED TO YOU. Please bring your Hold My Ticket receipt with your current state ID and check in at the Guild Box Office 15 minutes before the show. If you do not have your receipt, please make sure if you have your ID. We will have a list at the box office. In the likelihood we have a sold-out performance or event, tickets are subject to be released for resale to those on the waiting list if you have not checked five minutes before the show starts. Thank you for your punctuality!

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

May 17 to May 20
Friday to Monday 4:30, 7pm

Dir. Terry Gilliam - 2019 - 135m

Terry Gilliam's epic tale, decades in the making, finally sees the light of day!  Jonathan Pryce and Adam Driver star in the film that audience have been waiting on for years!

Toby (Adam Driver), a cynical advertising director, finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker (Jonathan Pryce) who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth -- a film that changed the hopes and dreams of a small Spanish village forever. Can Toby make amends and regain his humanity? Can Don Quixote survive his madness and imminent death? Or will love conquer all?

“Witty, goofy, and glorious, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is Terry Gilliam's best film in two decades.” - Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com

“More than just a cinematic joyride, however, Gilliam is offering a commentary on the exploitative nature of filmmaking; a critique of Hollywood as colonising force.” - Keva York, ABC News (Australia)

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Agora

May 18 to May 19
Saturday and Sunday 1pm ONLY!

Dir. Alejandro Amenabar - 2010 - 127m

MARCH FOR SCIENCE ALBUQUERQUE SPECIAL!

Alternating between cosmic splendor and human squalor, Agora is a movie of unusual ambition. In the last days of the Roman Empire, the Egyptian city of Alexandria is torn between the aristocratic pagan society and the emerging, rough-and-tumble Christians. As this broad cultural conflict teeters violently back and forth, the scientist-philosopher Hypatia (Rachel Weisz, The Brothers Bloom, The Fountain) struggles to resolve the motion of the planets with her belief in celestial perfection. Tangled in her life are three men: a Roman prefect (Oscar Isaac, Body of Lies), a Christian bishop (Rupert Evans, Hellboy), and a slave (Max Minghella, The Social Network) who turns to Christianity to escape his unrequited love for Hypatia. 

Its vivid depiction of one culture being brutally supplanted by another demonstrate a scope seldom found in contemporary film.

“Intelligent, stirring and, as the cultural devastation wrought by religious zealots plays out on screen, heartbreaking.” - Jason Best, Movie Talk

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Night of the Living Dead - the original George Romero Cult Classic!

May 18
Saturday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. George Romero - 1968 - 90m - All Seats $10

A DARK ROOM HORROR SPECIAL!  ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE!

Long Live George Romero!! 

The original & the best that started the Zombie Apocalypse!!  A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.

“Over its short, furious course, the picture violates so many strong taboos -- cannibalism, incest, necrophilia -- that it leaves audiences giddy and hysterical.” - Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

"The granddaddy of modern flesh-eating zombies" - Marjorie Baumgarten, The Austin Chronicle

“I felt real terror in that neighborhood theater last Saturday afternoon. I saw kids who had no resources they could draw upon to protect themselves from the dread and fear they felt.” - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

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Buddy

May 21 to May 23
Tuesday to Thursday 6:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Heddy Honigmann - 2019 - 86m - Netherlands - In Dutch with English subtitles - No Matinees

ALSO PLAYING TUESDAY MAY 28 TO THURSDAY MAY 30 AT 6:30PM!

In this poignant and carefully composed portrait of six service dogs and their owners, renowned documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann explores the close bond between animal and human. Honigmann questions the owners in her characteristic way -- respectfully and with genuine concern rooted in a deep trust -- about what the animals mean to them. Buddy is an ode to the fighting spirit of the main characters and a loving portrait of the deep bond between man and dog.

“An audience favorite! A tender tribute to tail-wagging treasures.” — The Hollywood Reporter

“The movie is warm, observant, mildly philosophical and deeply curious about the daily and inner lives of both the people and their four-legged assistants.” - Wesley Morris, New York Times

"An exquisite portrait of the lives of six guide dogs and their owners. But because it’s a Heddy Honigmann film it inevitably transforms into a philosophical meditation — in this case, an exploration of the love affair between mankind and its best friend." — Lauren Wissot, Filmmaker Magazine

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The World At Arms Length - A Story Beyond Vision on the Camino de Santiago

May 21 to May 23
Tuesday to Thursday 4:15, 8:30

Dir. Susanne Bohlmann - 2019 - 97m - Germany/Spain - In German & Spanish with English subtitles

ALSO PLAYING TUESDAY MAY 28 TO THURSDAY MAY 30 AT 4:15, 8:30PM!

Sven has a dream. He has always wanted to walk the Camino de Santiago - the Way of St. James! 

However, this seems almost impossible, because Sven has Usher Syndrome, a disease in which one slowly loses his hearing and vision. He is hard of hearing and has been completely blind since 2010. He communicates verbally with a special hearing aid, but this does not distinguish sounds - they flow unfiltered to him and so it is only helpful if Sven's environment is absolutely silent.

Sven mainly communicates via tactile gestures with his hands. With this approach, you basically use your hands to form words and letters. He is always dependent on the help of his specially trained assistants. Sven has to trust his assistant completely, because although he is their "boss", he cannot assess his own situation. They are his eyes and his ears. They guide him, describe his surroundings and translate every communication with the outside world for him. 

When one assistant, Almuth learns about Sven’s dream to tour the Way of St. James, she offers to accompany him on the 800-kilometer pilgrimage. Sven can hardly believe it. He immediately starts preparing for the journey of his life. For two years, he and Almuth set the stage for the trip. Seven assistants are chosen to take care of him in turns. He has already worked with some of the women, but hardly knows the rest of his crew.

April comes, and the team finally embarks on the journey. However, after a few days in strange surroundings, Sven begins to behave aggressively, and the general mood around the tour darkens. Filmmaker Susanne Bohlmann accompanies the group for six weeks through Spain and documents the frustrating fights between Sven and his minders. They want to help, but Sven attacks and pushes them back. His disability conspires with dark memories from the past, and this only compounds the gravity of the situation.

Sven's physical condition is deteriorating. His knees can no longer withstand the unfamiliar terrain. He has to go to the hospital and is unable to walk for several days. He feels more and more imprisoned and isolated. The Way of St. James soon fades into an unfulfilled dream, and every glimmer of hope starts to fade.

Eventually, Sven’s assistants give up and decide to go home in defeat.

This movie might not be the encapsulation of the hero stories seen in Hollywood blockbusters, but it is a gripping tale that takes us into the dark world of the deafblind. It captures the human desire for freedom and self-determination as well as a deep craving for personal fulfillment.

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I Trapped The Devil

May 24 to May 25
Friday and Saturday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Josh Lobo - 2019 - 82m - An ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS special - $8 General / $6 Students

"Easily the most chilling film I've seen in 2019 so far…" - Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt (AJ Bowen) and his wife Karen (Susan Burke) show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve (Scott Poythress) to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself. As shock and skepticism turn to fear and paranoia, Matt and Karen find themselves facing a terrifying quandary: is Steve dangerously unhinged? Or could the mysterious stranger really be evil incarnate? Either way, the stage is set for a true Christmas from hell.

"A slow-burn tale of paranoia and familial obligation that does crawl out of the gate but crescendos in one satisfying ending. It may be small scaled in terms of setting and characters, but Lobo's debut is ambitious in effort." - Meagan Navarro, Bloody Disgusting

"A tense, slow-burn horror film." - Deirdre Crimmins, HighDef Digest

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Meeting Gorbachev

May 24 to May 27
Friday to Monday 5:45pm ONLY!

Dir. Werner Herzog & Andre Singer - 2019 - 95m - In Russian, German, English & Polish with English subtitles - No Matinees

Werner Herzog and André Singer's riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three long interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world's greatest living politician. Now 87 and battling illness, the visionary Mikhail Gorbachev, former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, has mellowed and slowed down. Still, gently but resolutely, he is pushing towards his goals. Herzog, as on-screen interviewer, does not disguise his affection, celebrating Gorbachev's three remarkable accomplishments: negotiations with the U.S. to reduce nuclear weapons; cessation of Soviet control of Eastern Europe and the reunification of Germany; and the dissolution of the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc. All of this in six years! One German diplomat sums up Gorbachev's approach: "The process went so quickly that... opponents were overcome by the reality of the situation." Herzog and Singer remind us of the drastic and unforeseeable way the world changes.

“Gorbachev turns out to be one of the most fascinating political figures of our time. All thanks to Herzog's keen eye.” - Jordan Ruimy, The Playlist

“Herzog's film may not be the final word on Gorbachev, but it is affectionate and candid and leaves audiences in a melancholy mood about the sometimes short-lived nature of reform.” - Stephen Farber, Hollywood Reporter

“It's ultimately because of Gorbachev's seeming unwillingness to fit the director's usual mold that Meeting Gorbachev is able to become such a different and engaging bio-doc.” - David Ehrlich, indieWire

“Herzog has a knack for extracting pithy, poetic responses from his subjects, but here he outdoes himself.” - Christopher Machell, CineVue

“It's a compelling piece of portraiture, clearly done from a place of admiration and respect.” - Jason Bailey, Flavorwire

“Herzog is an affable and curious interlocutor, and Gorbachev is engaged and on point, insightfully discussing his nation's past and present. - Norman Wilner, NOW Toronto

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Red Joan

May 24 to May 27
Friday to Monday 3:15, 8pm

Dir. Trevor Nunn - 2019 - 110m

Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information—including details on the building of the atomic bomb—to the Soviet government for decades. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs: her student days at Cambridge, where she excelled at physics while challenging deep-seated sexism; her tumultuous love affair with a dashing political radical (Tom Hughes); and the devastation of World War II, which inspired her to risk everything in pursuit of peace. Based on a sensational true story, Red Joan vividly brings to life the conflicts—between patriotism and idealism, love and duty, courage and betrayal—of a woman who spent a lifetime being underestimated while quietly changing the course of history.

“Red Joan never meanders. This film is a smartly designed, tightly packaged tale of one woman's journey, the choices she makes along the way, and the far reverberating impact they had on history.” - Beth McDonough, Birth.Movies.Death.

“The film combines the personal with the political in a gripping story of one woman's life- and world-altering decision.” - Monica Reid, Far Out Magazine

“A taut old-school thriller with a modern heroine.” - Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter

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MANNAJA: A MAN CALLED BLADE - one of the last great Spaghetti Westerns !!

May 25 to May 26
Saturday and Sunday 1pm ONLY!

Dir. Sergio Martino - 1977 - 96m - Italy - In Italian with English subtitles - No Matinees

TOTALLY UNCUT AND UNCENSORED!

Maurizio Merli (the iconic star of the 70s Italian cop movies) stars as a hatchet-wielding bounty hunter with a dark past and an even more desperate future. But when he disrupts the balance of power in a corrupt mining town, he unleashes a firestorm of brutality, betrayal and cold-blooded murder. Now, one man stalks a savage land where justice walks a razor and no bullets slice deeper than vengeance. He is A MAN CALLED BLADE. 

John Steiner (SALON KITTY, CALIGULA) and Donal OBrien (RUN MAN RUN, KEOMA) co-star in this muddy, bloody and extreme Spaghetti Western that is truly a cut above the rest. Co-written and directed by the notorious Sergio Martino (TORSO, MOUNTAIN OF THE CANNIBAL GOD), MANNAJA: A MAN CALLED BLADE has been fully restored from original Italian vault materials including its infamous eyeball torture scenes.

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Buddy

May 28 to May 30
Tuesday to Thursday 6:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Heddy Honigmann - 2019 - 86m - Netherlands - In Dutch with English subtitles - No Matinees

In this poignant and carefully composed portrait of six service dogs and their owners, renowned documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann explores the close bond between animal and human. Honigmann questions the owners in her characteristic way -- respectfully and with genuine concern rooted in a deep trust -- about what the animals mean to them. Buddy is an ode to the fighting spirit of the main characters and a loving portrait of the deep bond between man and dog.

“An audience favorite! A tender tribute to tail-wagging treasures.” — The Hollywood Reporter

“The movie is warm, observant, mildly philosophical and deeply curious about the daily and inner lives of both the people and their four-legged assistants.” - Wesley Morris, New York Times

"An exquisite portrait of the lives of six guide dogs and their owners. But because it’s a Heddy Honigmann film it inevitably transforms into a philosophical meditation — in this case, an exploration of the love affair between mankind and its best friend." — Lauren Wissot, Filmmaker Magazine

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The World At Arms Length - A Story Beyond Vision on the Camino de Santiago

May 28 to May 30
Tuesday to Thursday 4:15, 8:30

Dir. Susanne Bohlmann - 2019 - 97m - Germany/Spain - In German & Spanish with English subtitles

Sven has a dream. He has always wanted to walk the Camino de Santiago - the Way of St. James! 

However, this seems almost impossible, because Sven has Usher Syndrome, a disease in which one slowly loses his hearing and vision. He is hard of hearing and has been completely blind since 2010. He communicates verbally with a special hearing aid, but this does not distinguish sounds - they flow unfiltered to him and so it is only helpful if Sven's environment is absolutely silent.

Sven mainly communicates via tactile gestures with his hands. With this approach, you basically use your hands to form words and letters. He is always dependent on the help of his specially trained assistants. Sven has to trust his assistant completely, because although he is their "boss", he cannot assess his own situation. They are his eyes and his ears. They guide him, describe his surroundings and translate every communication with the outside world for him. 

When one assistant, Almuth learns about Sven’s dream to tour the Way of St. James, she offers to accompany him on the 800-kilometer pilgrimage. Sven can hardly believe it. He immediately starts preparing for the journey of his life. For two years, he and Almuth set the stage for the trip. Seven assistants are chosen to take care of him in turns. He has already worked with some of the women, but hardly knows the rest of his crew.

April comes, and the team finally embarks on the journey. However, after a few days in strange surroundings, Sven begins to behave aggressively, and the general mood around the tour darkens. Filmmaker Susanne Bohlmann accompanies the group for six weeks through Spain and documents the frustrating fights between Sven and his minders. They want to help, but Sven attacks and pushes them back. His disability conspires with dark memories from the past, and this only compounds the gravity of the situation.

Sven's physical condition is deteriorating. His knees can no longer withstand the unfamiliar terrain. He has to go to the hospital and is unable to walk for several days. He feels more and more imprisoned and isolated. The Way of St. James soon fades into an unfulfilled dream, and every glimmer of hope starts to fade.

Eventually, Sven’s assistants give up and decide to go home in defeat.

This movie might not be the encapsulation of the hero stories seen in Hollywood blockbusters, but it is a gripping tale that takes us into the dark world of the deafblind. It captures the human desire for freedom and self-determination as well as a deep craving for personal fulfillment.

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The Occupation of the American Mind

Jun 8
Saturday 12:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Loretta Alper & Jeremy Earp - 2016 - 82m - FREE BUT SEATING IS LIMITED - DONATIONS GREATLY APPRECIATED

Progressive Democrats of America/Central NM chapter special!

Polling shows strong global opposition to Israel’s illegal 50-year occupation of Palestinian land, and mounting outrage over Israel’s ongoing slaughter of unarmed Palestinian civilians who are fighting for their rights. Nevertheless, public sympathy and support for Israel within the US continues to hold strong. The Occupation of the American Mind zeroes in on this critical exception, breaking down the devastatingly effective public relations war that Israel and right-wing pro-Israel advocacy groups have been waging for decades in the US. Narrated by Roger Waters and featuring leading observers of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, the film explores how the Israeli government, the US government, and the pro-Israel lobby have joined forces, often with very different motives and interests, to shape American media coverage of the conflict in Israel’s favor. The result is a stunning look at how — and why — American media coverage of the conflict regularly minimizes the occupation, vilifies critics of Israeli policy, and dehumanizes the Palestinian people.

“I wish every American would watch this powerful documentary. Not only every person of conscience, but every taxpayer, must see it — and then ask themselves if the status quo is acceptable and can continue deep into the 21st century." - Gideon Levy, columnist for Haaretz newspaper of Israel

“Not only land, but also minds can be colonized. The brilliance of this documentary is that it manages to tell the story of both forms of colonization simultaneously. The first story reveals how Palestinian land was colonized and how the Palestinian people have been struggling for self-determination ever since. The second story uncovers how the American media has colonized the minds of its audiences and inverted the concrete relations of subjugation by transforming Israelis into victims and Palestinians into oppressors. The Occupation of the American Mind is a must see for anyone who is against colonization." - Neve Gordon, Professor of Politics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

“A remarkable achievement. Anyone who wishes to understand the deeper reasons for America's utter failure to bring peace to the region should begin by watching this powerful film." - Avi Shlaim, Professor Emeritus, Oxford University

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