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Our 16th Annual Festival of Film Noir !!

Jul 19 to Jul 28
Friday to the following Sunday!

1940s to 1980s - 10 days of 5 double features in the dark amongst friends & strangers! - NO MATINEES

And it truly (and with feeling!) has been a deviously delightful 16 years now since our first cinematic diving dip into this enticing darkened corner of film fests! As the tradtion goes, we'll have  ten amazing nights of  film noir programming that spans nearly 50 years of choice tales on being sly, lowdown and not quite on the level!  And that's FIVE double features, friends - that means five opportunities to get the 2 movies for only one price deal!

Fri & Sat July 19 & 20: URGENT URBAN NOIR!

BLAST OF SILENCE (4:30, 8:30)

Absolutely eye-popping lost & found existential crime gem about an alienated hit-man featuring a finger-popping jazz score and beat-inspired interior monologue, all on location in an early 60s NYC!  [Dir. Allen Baron - 1961 - 77m]  VIEW A TRAILER 

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DARK CITY (6:15PM)

Charlton Heston stars in his first major Hollywood flick as a grifter on the hideout after he poker chumps a homicidal man's brother who kills himself.  Also starring TV's DRAGNET Jack Webb & Harry Morgan.  [Dir. William Dieterle - 1950 - 98m]  VIEW A TRAILER 

 

Sun & Mon July 21 & 22:  DOUGLAS SIRK NOIR!

LURED (4:15, 8:45) 

Lucille Ball (!) is a distraught dancer in this London serial killer atmospheric period piece as the police devised bait for a poem writing, personal ads enticing murderer.  [Dir. Douglas Sirk - 1947 - 103m]  VIEW A TRAILER

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SLEEP MY LOVE (6:30PM)

A deviously delicious "gaslight" themed noir creatively done as a wealthy young woman awakens aboard a Boston-bound train with no memory of how she got there and soon is told she threatened her husband with a gun before leaving.  Starring Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche & Robert Cummings.  [Dir. Douglas Sirk - 1948 - 97m]

 

Tues & Wed July 23 & 24:  THE ENIGMATIC WOMAN NOIR!

MYSTERY STREET (4:30, 8:45)

A bargirl involved with a married man ends up on a Cape Cod shore & a local police officer and forsenics expert must solve the twisted tale before an innocent is killed.  Starring Ricardo Montalban with superb John Alton cinematography.  [Dir. John Sturges - 1950 - 93m] VIEW A TRAILER  

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LADY IN THE LAKE (6:30PM)

From Raymond Chandler's novel, private eye Phillip Marlowe (Robert Montgomery also in his directorial debut) wants to get out of the detective racket and into crime writing but is called in to locate the missing wife of a local publisher.  Filmed with a subjective camera -- almost entirely from Marlowe's point of view! Also starring noir niblet Audrey Totter.  [Dir. Robert Montgomery - 1947 - 105m] VIEW A TRAILER 

 

Thurs & Fri July 25 & 26:  FRENCH MELVILLE NOIR!

TWO MEN IN MANHATTAN (4:30, 8:45)

Set against a smokey jazz score and featuring stunning black and white cinematography that beautifully captures the gritty streets at night, this is director Melville’s love letter to New York City and homage to the American Film Noir!  Two French journalists (Jean Pierre Melville and Pierre Grasset!) in New York City searching for a missing United Nations diplomat.[Dir. Jean Pierre Melville - 1959 - 85m - France - in French w/English subtitles]  VIEW A TRAILER

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LE SAMOURAI (6:30PM)

Action movie master John Woo's favorite movie!  Living the premeditated sterile life, a hitman's (Alain Delon) last assignment leaves him under the surveillance of the police. His boss now has him marked for death, making him a man on the run from everyone.  [Dir. Jean Pierre Melville - 1967 - 107m - France - in French w/English subtitles] VIEW A TRAILER

 

Sat & Sun July 27 & 28:  MICKEY ROURKE & JOE PESCI NOIR!

JOHNNY HANDSOME (4:15, 8:45)

After being double crossed and thrown in jail, a deformed gangster (Mickey Rourke) gets a new face and rehabilitation, but his desire for revenge looms. From the director of THE WARRIORS and 48 HOURS.  [Dir. Walter Hill - 1989 - 96m]   VIEW A TRAILER

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THE PUBLIC EYE (6:30PM)

Based on the famed NY Daily News crime photographer Weegee, Joe Pesci plays a freelance photographer on nearly every murder scene for the NYC tabloids of the 1940s.  Inevitably (it had to happen!), a gorgeous nightclub owner (Barbara Hershey) & the ensuing mob put him in the crosshairs.  [  Dir. Howard Franklin - 1992 - 99m]  VIEW A TRAILER

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Pulp Fiction - 25th Anniversary Screening

Jul 19
Friday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Quentin Tarantino - 1994 - 154m - ALL SEATS $8

New Mexico Entertainment magazine presents this month's late night movie at The Guild Cinema - Pulp Fiction!  Advance tickets available by clicking here.

“Nothing less than a cultural phenomenon” (Moviemaker Magazine), Quentin Tarantino’s PULP FICTION has been hailed by critics and audiences worldwide as a film that redefined cinema. Tarantino delivers an unforgettable cast of characters – including a pair of low-rent hit men (John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson), their boss’s sexy wife (Uma Thurman) and a desperate prizefighter (Bruce Willis) – in a wildly entertaining and exhilarating blend of crime-thriller-drama-comedy that is completely original and entirely unforgettable. Nominated for 7 Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Director, PULP FICTION packs the punch like an adrenaline shot to the heart.

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Creepshow - the George Romero/Stephen King 1982 classic!

Jul 20
Saturday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. George Romero - 1982 - 120m - All Seats $10

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Two macabre masters - writer Stephen King and director George A. Romero - conjure up five shocking yarns, each a virtuoso exercise in the ghouls-and-gags style of classic '50s horror comics. A murdered man emerges from the grave for Father's Day cake. A meteor's ooze makes everything ... grow. A professor selects his wife as a snack for a crated creature. A scheming husband plants two lovers up to their necks in terror. A malevolent millionaire with an insect phobia becomes the prey of a cockroach army. Add the spirited performances of a fine cast (Hal Holbrook, Adrienne Barbeau, Leslie Nielsen, Ted Danson, E.G. Marshall and King himself) and the ghoulish makeup wizardry of Tom Savini. Let the Creepshow begin.

"Romero and King have approached this movie with humor and affection, as well as with an appreciation of the macabre." - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

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Shaun of the Dead - 15th Anniversary Screenings!

Jul 26 to Jul 27
Friday and Saturday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Edgar Wright - 2004 - 100m - UK - An ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS Special - $8 general / $6 students

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There comes a day in every man’s life when he has to get off the couch...and kill some zombies. When flesh-eating zombies are on the hunt for a bite to eat, it’s up to slacker Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best pal Ed (Nick Frost) to save their friends and family from becoming the next entrée. Novelist Stephen King gushes Shaun of the Dead is “a 10 on the fun meter and destined to be a cult classic” and Newsweek calls it “a bloody hoot!” It’s a screamingly hilarious zomedy that will have you dying with laughter.

"For everyone who likes good acting and great writing, it's a bloody fun time and a wonderful display of how parody should be done." - Chad Nelson, Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

"Mixing horror and humor is no mean feat, but Shaun Of The Dead tightens throats in fear without making the laughs stick there in the process." - Keith Phipps, AV Club

 

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Crosscurrent

Aug 1 to Aug 4
Thursday to Monday

Dir. Yang Chao - 2018 - 2015 - China - in Mandarin with English subtitles

A Berlinale Silver Bear winner from master cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-Bing (In the Mood for Love, The Assassin), this mysterious, sublime and elegiac odyssey blends breathtaking images of the river that has nurtured Chinese civilization with fantasy, poetry and history to create a complex universe. From the spinning Shanghai metropolis to snow-capped Tibet mountains, Gao Chun steers a cargo up the Yangtze and comes across a reversely aging woman named An Lu at every port recorded in a poetry book. He wonders she is supernatural or he is traveling back in time. After passing a pagoda that reverberates Buddha’s voice, a flooded town reappeared elsewhere and the grandiose Three Gorges Dam, he finally arrives at the start of the river and unveils the secret of his past and An Lu.

"A daring mix of realism and lyrical fantasy... Rarely has China's explosive economic growth been captured with such grace and with such a heavy heart." -CineVue

"Strongly affecting landscapes that seem to leap out of Chinese paintings." - Hollywood Reporter

"A brilliant, elegiac film..Leaves audience breathless." - Huffington Post

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Sword of Trust

Aug 1 to Aug 4
Thursday to Sunday

Dir. Lynn Shelton - 2019 - 89m

Mel (Marc Maron) is a cantankerous pawnshop owner in Alabama who spends most of his time swindling customers while trying and failing to get his man-child employee Nathaniel (Jon Bass) to do any work. When Cynthia (Jillian Bell) and her wife Mary (Michaela Watkins) try to hawk a Civil War-era sword inherited from Cynthia’s recently deceased grandfather, he tries to get the better of them. The sword, however, comes with a convoluted report from Cynthia’s grandfather claiming the relic to be proof the South actually won the war. It isn’t long before the coveted “prover item” draws the attention of overzealous conspiracy theorists and the two duos have to join forces in order to sell the sword to the highest bidder. The journey that ensues takes the ragtag bunch on a tour through the deep South and the minds of the local fanatics who inhabit it. Created from the raw talent of its cast and infused with a lot of heart and laughs, Sword of Trust takes a stab at uncovering emotional truths through moments of hilarity and hits right on the mark.

"[Lynn] Shelton weaves multiple coils of rage into a tense and volatile mechanism that... yields bold and surprising implications for politics at large and for modes of resistance." - Richard Brody, New Yorker

"The humor has a persistent goofy streak, but what sticks to the ribs is the poignant stuff." - Glenn Kenny, New York Times

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Artifishal - The Fight To Save Wild Salmon

Aug 3
1pm only!

Dir. Josh Murphy - 2019 - 80m - FREE BUT DONATIONS GREATLY APPRECIATED!

A WILDEARTH GUARDIANS SPECIAL PRESENTATION!

A film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss of faith in nature.

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American Graffiti - Free screenings as a thank you!

Aug 5 to Aug 6
Monday and Tuesday

Dir. George Lucas - 1973 - 110m - FREE but seating is limited!

As a huge thank you for helping us go dcp digital, we'll have a mid week of free movies and this incredibly fabulous homage to early 60s teenhood!  

From director George Lucas (Star Wars) and producer Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather), American Graffiti is a classic coming-of-age story set against the 1960s backdrop of hot rods, drive-ins and rock n’ roll. Starring Ron Howard, Richard Dreyfuss, Harrison Ford, Cindy Williams, Mackenzie Phillips and Suzanne Somers in their breakout roles, this nostalgic look back follows a group of teenagers as they cruise the streets on their last summer night before college. Nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, American Graffiti features the howling sounds of Wolfman Jack and an unforgettable soundtrack with songs by Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beach Boys and Bill Haley & His Comets.

"The movie is a comic poem which celebrates the past but also catalogues its textures with telling precision. American Graffiti looks like no other movie, an achievement which is always the best measure of a truly gifted director." - Alan R. Howard, Hollywood Reporter

"This superb and singular film catches not only the charm and tribal energy of the teen-age 1950s but also the listlessness and the resignation that underscored it all like an incessant bass line in one of the rock-'n'-roll songs of the period." - Jay Cocks, TIME Magazine

"There is brilliant interplaying and underplaying, of script, performers and direction which will raise howls of laughter from audiences, yet never descends on the screen to overdone mugging, pratfall and other heavy-handed devices normally employed." - A.D. Murphy, Variety

"A brilliant work of popular art, it redefined nostalgia as a marketable commodity and established a new narrative style, with locale replacing plot, that has since been imitated to the point of ineffectiveness." - Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

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The African Queen - Free screenings as a thank you!

Aug 5 to Aug 6
Monday and Tuesday

Dir. John Huston - 1951 - 106m - FREE but limited seating!

As a huge thank you for helping us go dcp digital, we'll have a mid week of free movies and this Bogie Hepburn 50s classic will be one of them!

At the start of World War 1, German imperial troops burn down Reverend Samuel Sayer's mission in Africa. He is overtaken with disappointment and passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose Sayer (Hepburn) buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, a tired river steamboat 'The African Queen' manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie Allnut (Bogart). Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and endlessly branching stream which always seem to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship.

"The African Queen is top flight entertainment, delightful, different, always interesting." - Hollywood Reporter

"A ripping, gripping yarn, a surprisingly erotic love story and, as it happens, a premonition of Herzog's Fitzcarraldo." - Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

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Boogie Nights - Free screenings as a thank you!

Aug 7 to Aug 8
Wednesday and Thursday

Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson - 1997 - 156m - FREE but seating is limited

As a huge grateful thank you for helping us go dcp digital, we'll have a mid week of free movies and this stunningly brilliant, all star ensemble ode to the goodtime 70s and changing 80s is in the mix!

In 1977 sex was safe; pleasure was a business ... and business was booming. Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore, Don Cheadle and William H. Macy star as a family of filmmakers struggling to redefine and revolutionize the adult entertainment industry in Boogie Nights. Idealistic producer Jack Horner (Burt Reynolds) aspires to elevate his craft into an art form. Teenager Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg) discovers a talent that will propel him to celebrity as adult entertainer Dirk Diggler. Now, at a time when disco and drugs are in vogue, fashion is in flux and the party never seems to stop, dreams of turning sex into stardom are about to collide with cold, hard reality.

"A beautifully made survey of '70s excess, filtered through the trashy world of the burgeoning porno film industry in southern California." - Gene Siskel, Chicago Tribune

"The pop 1970s were typified in part by cheesy fashions, ephemeral music and a regular diet of daring, cutting-edge movies that arguably made that decade Hollywood's richest. Blistering Boogie Nights recaptures the spirit of that time on all three counts." - Mike Clark, USA Today

"An epic tale of porn, pleasure, and excess, offers a purer hit of exhilaration than any movie this year." - Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly

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Buffalo 66 - free screenings as a thank you!

Aug 7 to Aug 8
Wednesday and Thursday

Dir. Vincent Gallo - 1998 - 120m - FREE but seating is limited!

As a huge thank you for helping us go dcp digital, we'll have a mid week of free movies and this iconic, one of a kind & arguably one of the very best indie flicks of the 90s will be beaming on our screen!

An arresting hybrid of kitchen sink realism and fairy tale romance, Buffalo '66 follows the strange path of a troubled young man cursed with unloving parents. In his quixotic search for one kind of love he unexpectedly finds another kind of love in Layla (Ricci). Vincent Gallo brings a deep emotional conviction to this contemporary fable of family trauma and the healing power of love.

"If Martin Scorsese, John Cassavetes, and Abel Ferrara took turns directing scenes of a film written by and starring Jerry Lewis, it might resemble Buffalo '66." - Rob Nelson, City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul 

 

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Blade Runner - 1982 Sci Fi Classic set in 2019!

Aug 9 to Aug 10
Friday and Saturday 10:30pm ONLY!

Dir. Ridley Scott - 1982 - 117m - An ALIBI MIDNIGHT MOVIE MADNESS - $8 general / $6 students

THE FUTURE IS NOW!!  DOOR PRIZES COURTESY OF BUBONICON 51 !

Visually spectacular, intensely action-packed and powerfully prophetic since its debut, Blade Runner returns in Ridley Scott's definitive Final Cut, including extended scenes and never-before-seen special effects. In a signature role as 21st-century detective Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford brings his masculine-yet-vulnerable presence to this stylish noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants - and is drawn to a mystery woman whose secrets may undermine his soul. This incredible version features the definitive Final Cut of Ridley Scott's steampunk/cyber urban classic based on the Phillip K. Dick novel with a mesmerizing Vangelis score!

“The single most immersive and tactile world ever created for the cinema.” - Tom Huddleston, Time Out

“This remains an astonishing achievement: a Dystopian sci-fi epic that is also one of the best film noirs of recent times.” - Geoffrey Macnab, Independent (UK)

“Another chance to savour its pure unhurried strangeness, beginning with that bizarre vista of 2019 LA, with four tall buildings mysteriously belching fire-plumes into the night like apocalyptic oil rigs.” - Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

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Light of My Life

Aug 9 to Aug 12
Friday to Monday

Dir. Casey Affleck - 2019 - 119m

Casey’s writing/directing debut starring himself with Anna Pniowsky as his daughter and Elisabeth Moss as his wife. A very lyrical and atmospheric post- apocalyptic dramatic thriller about a man trying to protect his daughter after a virus has decimated the female population by living off the grid and passing her off as his son.

"A fine film... intimate, beautifully crafted and with a slow-burning intensity hat you don't find in most sci-fi dramas of this nature." - Geoffrey Macnab, Independent (UK) 

"Affleck has always been a wonderfully understated performer and he has taken that minimalist approach with him behind the camera." - Rory O'Connor, The Film Stage

"Written, directed and acted with sophistication and heart." - Lou Thomas, Little White Lies

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Skin

Aug 9 to Aug 12
Friday to Monday

Dir. Guy Nattiv - 2019 - 110m

"A potent drama & powerful, well acted tale of personal redemption" - Variety

A white supremacist reforms his life after falling in love but saying goodbye to his skinhead life isn't a clean process. He must betray his former gang and work alongside the FBI in order to remove the body ink that has represented his identity for so long, as well as the burden of the gang's crimes he has carried. 

"A powerful, harrowing and deeply disturbing drama that excels with Bell at its fore. His performance is the kind that comes along to rarely." - Jamie Neish, CineVue

"The performances across the board are outstanding, with Bell first among equals..." - Leslie Felperin, Hollywood Reporter

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The Eagle and the Condor: From Standing Rock with Love

Aug 10
Saturday 1pm

Dir. KAHSTO'SERAKWATHE Paulette Moore - 2019 - 60m approx - No Matinees

Co-sponsored by NM Red Nation, UNM Indigenous Planning Institute, NM 350NM Acequia Association and the Indigenous Rights Center!

ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE BY CLICKING HERE!

Featuring the stories of the resilience and resistance of modern Indigenous people in the face of extractive industry. This story is of crucial importance to us all, left standing, as we are, in the rubble of our broken economic, cultural and political systems. The film features pediatrician Dr. Sara Juanita Jumping Eagle (Dakota/Lakota, Standing Rock), canupa (pipe) carrier Grandmother Theresa Black Owl (Singugu/Rosebud), economist, author and pipeline activist Winona LaDuke (Ojibwe), journalist Jenni Monet (Laguna Pueblo), The Intercept reporter Will Parrish, Wisconsin alderperson Rebecca Kemble and others.

The larger context of the film is the historic unification of Indigenous nations at Standing Rock protection actions in 2016/17?—?when the Lakota people reignited their Seven-Council-Fire and where Central and South American nations, represented by the condor, joined forces with their North American brothers and sisters, symbolized by the eagle.

**NOTE** BRENNON NASTACIO, WATER PROTECTOR FROM SAN FELIPE PUEBLO, IS STILL FACING FEDERAL CHARGES FOR A CRIME HE DID NOT COMMIT. Film maker KAHSTO'SERAKWATHE PAULETTE MOORE documented the struggle of the water protectors who non-violently protested the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock in this amazing film.  ALL PROCEEDS will fund the legal fees for water protector, Brennon Nastacio, who is still facing trial and prison time simply for standing up for the land, water and native peoples.  Brennon will also be speaking and answering questions after the film.

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The Last Dragon - Berry Gordon's comedic martial arts cult classic!

Aug 11
1pm

Dir. Michael Shultz - 1985 - 109m - All Seats $8

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Join New Mexico Entertainment magazine for our monthly 80's movie screening at The Guild Cinema. This month's movie is The Last Dragon. In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight a martial arts expert corrupted with power, and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.  Starring DeBarge and Vanity too !

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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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All The Rage - Saved By Sarno

Aug 13 to Aug 15
Tuesday to Thursday 6pm ONLY!

Dir. Michael Galinsky - 2018 - 94m

According to Dr. Sarno: "It all comes down to one simple idea:  The mind and the body are intimately connected.”

BONUS!  DIRECTORS/PRODUCERS MICHAEL GALINSKY AND SUKI HAWLEY IN PERSON FOR TALK/Q&A AT THE WEDNESDAY SHOW!

He changed shock jock Howard Stern’s life. Veteran Senator Tom Harkin was inspired to campaign for his cause, and he gave comedian Larry David “the closest thing to a religious experience” he’s ever had.  Dr. John Sarno’s bestselling book “Healing Back Pain” was first published in the 1980’s, and when co-director Michael Galinsky’s father read it he was cured of chronic whiplash. The book - which connects pain with emotions rather than structural causes - put Sarno at blunt odds with the medical system, which shunned his unorthodox approach.  Many years later, when Michael was immobilized by excruciating back pain, he met with Dr. Sarno and was put on the mend. Thus began a 12-year odyssey to chronicle his personal journey of healing with the story of Dr. Sarno and his work. This artful and personal film, “All The Rage,” braids Galinsky’s universal story of pain and emotion together with the story of Dr. Sarno’s work, connecting the audience to both the issues and the emotions at play. Featuring interviews with Howard Stern, Larry David, reporter John Stossel, Dr. Andrew Weil, Senators Bernie Sanders and Tom Harkin, and other luminaries, ALL THE RAGE offers a profound rethink of our health care.

"A dual character study, All The Rage benefits from its celebrity testimonies, candid interviews with Dr. Sarno, and Galinsky's efficiency of substantiation." - Alex Arabian, Film Inquiry

"This isn't a conventional documentary, but it's a damn adventurous film." - John Everhart, Under the Radar

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Creating Woodstock: This Is How It Really Happened - 50th Anniversary!

Aug 13 to Aug 15
Tuesday to Thursday 3:30, 8:15

Dir. Mick Richards - 2019 - 110m

For three days in August 1969, nearly a half-million young people descended upon Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York for the rock ‘n’ roll event that defined a generation. Mythologized for 50 years, the filmmakers set the record straight with "Creating Woodstock,” the most comprehensive examination of how the festival came to be using original interviews with key figures, rare archival footage and unearthed photographs.

The founders of Woodstock Ventures - John Roberts, Michael Lang, Joel Rosenman, and Artie Kornfeld—along with the best production talent on either coast, including John Morris, Bill Belmont, Mel Lawrence, and Chip Monck recall moments from the initial idea for the festival, to the search for a suitable site and then the race to build a venue, promote the event and, most importantly, book the bands.

Find out why the Grateful Dead wanted a “do over" and Crosby, Stills & Nash weren’t going to show up, why The Who refused to play and Jimi Hendrix almost didn’t make it, and how it turned into a free concert. Richie Havens, Arlo Guthrie, and Leslie West recount their experiences, including performing on a stage that nearly collapsed, and learn how a 15-year-old girl may have saved the festival from being shut down entirely!

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This Changes Everything

Aug 16 to Aug 19
Friday to Monday

Dir. Tom Donahue - 2019 - 97m

Told first-hand by some of Hollywood's leading voices both in front of and behind the camera, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, explores the insidious and systemic sexism in Hollywood through the voices of marquee celebrities, and many other ambassadors of #TimesUp. It takes an incisive look at the history, empirical evidence, and systemic forces that foster gender discrimination and thus reinforce gender disparity in our culture. Most importantly, the film seeks pathways and solutions, both from within and outside the industry and around the world. It also contains a call to action - be socially conscious about content consumption.

With Geena Davis, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Oh, Jessica Chastain, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Marisa Tomei, Zoe Saldana, Tracee Ellis Ross, Brit Marling, Ellen Pompeo, Mary-Louise Parker, Chloe Grace Moretz, Marg Helgenberger, Sharon Stone, Alan Alda, Heather Graham, Amber Tamblyn, Gillian Anderson!

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Vai

Aug 16 to Aug 18
Friday to Sunday

Dir. Nicole Whippy, ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, - 2019 - 90m - New Zealand - In Fijian, Tongan, Roviana (Solomon Islands), Samoan, Cook Islands Maori, Niuean, Maori (NZ) with English subtitles - No Matinees

Opening the 2019 Berlinale’s NATIVe section, VAI is a film about female empowerment telling the story of one woman’s life in eight separate moments from the perspective of eight different Pacific Island cultures.

Beautifully shot, celebratory and epic, at times heartbreaking and uplifting, VAI is a seamless portmanteau film directed by eight female Pacific directors.

“Its female perspective and excellent production qualities make it stand out.” – Pop Axiom

“Themes of family, belonging and tradition … resonated with me personally.” – Flixist

“There’s no doubt that Pacific Island women are under pressure – and yet what perhaps makes Vai so accessible, despite its sometimes exotic setting, is that women all over the world feel the same. Dreams are shattered, children need to be cared for, trying to be all things to all people is a burden.” – The Movie Isle

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Echo in the Canyon - ENCORES!

Aug 17 to Aug 18
Monday to Thursday 1pm ONLY!

Dir. Andrew Slater - 2019 - 82m - No Matinees

A celebration of 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 and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. It was a moment (1965 to 1967) when bands came to LA to emulate The Beatles and Laurel Canyon emerged as a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for a new generation of musicians who would soon put an indelible stamp on the history of American popular music.

Featuring Jakob Dylan, the film explores the Laurel Canyon scene via never-before-heard personal details behind the bands and their songs and how that music continues to inspire today. Echo in the Canyon contains candid conversations and performances with Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Michelle Phillips (The Mamas and the Papas), Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield), David Crosby (The Byrds), Roger McGuinn (The Byrds) their contemporaries Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Graham Nash and slightly younger followers Jackson Browne and Tom Petty (in his last film interview) as well as contemporary musicians influenced by their music such as Beck, Fiona Apple, Cat Power, Regina Spektor and Norah Jones.

“A richly evocative and entertainingly anecdotal overview of the 1960s Laurel Canyon music scene and its influence on contemporary artists." - Variety

"By keeping things short, sweet and dutifully tuneful, 'Echo in the Canyon' is like the doc version of one of the period’s sonic nuggets, leaving you with a peace/love/understanding high and a desire to break out the vinyl for more of the same." - The Los Angeles Times

"Music industry vet and first-time filmmaker Andrew Slater leverages his extensive connections to coax many luminaries of the era on camera, effortlessly interviewed by singer-songwriter Jakob Dylan of the Wallflowers. Rich with revealing observations and engaging anecdotes, Slater’s documentary skirts the nostalgia trap by entertainingly connecting with an impressive lineup of contemporary singer-songwriters referencing the influential '60s pop style with their own releases." - The Hollywood Reporter

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Morning Toons with New Mexico Entertainment Magazine!!

Aug 17
Saturday 11:30 a.m.

Dir. varies - varies - 60m approx. - All Seats Just $6

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Grab your pajamas, your blanket and take part in this Saturday morning event with your family and friends. New Mexico Entertainment Magazine brings you cartoons from your childhood on the big screen at The Guild Cinema. Kick back, have some breakfast, and enjoy the toons! Morning Toons with NME is a LIMITED seat event.

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Please note: TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Tickets will not be mailed to you. Please bring your Hold My Ticket payment receipt, along with your current state ID and check in at the Guild Box Office 15 minutes before the screening. 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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Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin

Aug 19 to Aug 22
Monday to Thursday

Dir. Sydney Pollack and Alan Elliott - 1973/2019 - 87m

"IT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL AS IF YOU'VE SEEN THE FACE OF GOD" - Rolling Stone

NEVER RELEASED UNTIL THIS YEAR!  TO BE EXPERIENCED IN A MOVIE THEATER WITH THE BIG SOUND & PICTURE!!

A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin's album Amazing Grace at The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

"Franklin - focused, transcendentally beautiful and sweating profusely - takes us back to her roots." - Charlotte O'Sullivan, London Evening

"I felt wrung out at the end of this film. How incredible must it have been for those who were there in person." - Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

"This is a film that revels in a titanic talent, and the details that an audio recording can never pick up. The close-ups are wonderfully intimate." - Ed Potton, Times (UK)

"Surely the new gold standard of filmed music concerts?" - David Jenkins, Little White Lies

"Sydney Pollack's unfinished documentary, unearthed and reassembled after nearly 50 years, is a priceless gift to music fans." - Rafer Guzman, Newsday

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Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

Aug 19 to Aug 22
Monday to Thursday

Dir. Sophie Huber - 2018 - 85m - Switzerland

A revelatory, thrilling and emotional journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that gave voice to some of the finest jazz artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Through rare archival footage, current recording sessions and conversations with Blue Note artists, the film reveals a powerful mission and illuminates the vital connections between jazz and hip hop.

One of the most important record labels in the history of jazz — and, by extension, that of American music — Blue Note Records has been home to such groundbreaking artists as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Bud Powell and Art Blakey, as well as present-day luminaries like Robert Glasper, Ambrose Akinmusire and Norah Jones. Founded in New York in 1939 by German Jewish refugees Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, the history of Blue Note Records goes beyond the landmark recordings, encompassing the pursuit of musical freedom, the conflict between art and commerce and the idea of music as a transformative and revolutionary force. Through rare archival footage, current recording sessions and conversations with jazz icons Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and today’s groundbreaking Blue Note musicians, BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES reveals a powerful mission and illuminates the vital connections between jazz and hip hop.

“Jazz may be a quintessentially American art form, but it is Europeans who make some of the best jazz documentaries, with the captivating 'Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes' being the latest case in point. Potently directed by Switzerland’s Sophie Huber...” - Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

“Damn-near immaculate music documentary”  - Leslie Felperin, The Guardian (4 Stars)

“A Smart, Exhilarating Look at an Influential Label… this tidy, thoughtful doc gets at jazz’s joy and pain.”  - Glenn Kenny, The New York Times (Critic’s Pick)

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Mike Wallace is Here

Aug 23 to Aug 25
Friday to Sunday

Dir. Avi Belkin - 2019 - 90m

An unflinching look at the legendary reporter, who interrogated the 20th century’s biggest figures in his over fifty years on air, and his aggressive reporting style and showmanship that redefined what America came to expect from broadcasters. Unearthing decades of never-before-seen footage from the 60 Minutes vault, the film explores what drove and plagued Wallace, whose storied career was entwined with the evolution of journalism itself.

"The result is a prismatic portrait, a movie that sits at the intersection of long-form journalism and riveting documentary." - Sam Fragoso, TheWrap

"A compulsively engrossing account of a career notable for its gutsy, confrontational attitude toward the power brokers in business and politics." - Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter

"A no holds barred, sobering look at one our most acerbic, in your face, troubled award winning journalist - Mike Wallace. CBS unlocked their vaults with exclusive archival footage, interviews and words from Wallace himself." - Carla Renata, The Curvy Film Critic

"Avi Belkin's film about the legendary news correspondent, Mike Wallace Is Here, is both marvellous drama and good journalism." - Musanna Ahmed, Film Inquiry

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Ray & Liz

Aug 23 to Aug 25
Friday to Sunday

Dir. Richard Billingham - 2018 - 107m - UK - No Matinees

On the outskirts of Birmingham and the margins of society the Billingham family perform extreme rituals and break social taboos as they muddle through a life decided by factors beyond their control. At times shocking and laced with an unsettling humour, three episodes unfold as a powerful evocation of the experience of growing up in a Black Country council flat.

“An intensely observed narrative feature that draws deeply from Billingham's previous work.” - Hollywood Reporter

“Ray & Liz is formally arresting and rigorous, though not at the expense of its direct emotional force.” - Variety

"Performed with absolute commitment by its cast, 'Ray & Liz' is a quietly harrowing movie." — Glenn Kenny, New York Times

"Bellingham has used his art career to grant dignity to his folks, to tell us that they were here." — Andrew Lapin, NPR

"A bleak and beautiful memoir" — David Ehrlich, IndieWire

"Ray & Liz is an extremely well-made and artistic film that utilizes its personal story and beautiful cinematography for maximum effect." — Sean Boolean, POPAXIOM

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Ray & Liz

Aug 23 to Aug 25
Friday to Sunday

Dir. Richard Billingham - 2018 - 107m - UK - No Matinees

On the outskirts of Birmingham and the margins of society the Billingham family perform extreme rituals and break social taboos as they muddle through a life decided by factors beyond their control. At times shocking and laced with an unsettling humour, three episodes unfold as a powerful evocation of the experience of growing up in a Black Country council flat.

“An intensely observed narrative feature that draws deeply from Billingham's previous work.” - Hollywood Reporter

“Ray & Liz is formally arresting and rigorous, though not at the expense of its direct emotional force.” - Variety

"Performed with absolute commitment by its cast, 'Ray & Liz' is a quietly harrowing movie." — Glenn Kenny, New York Times

"Bellingham has used his art career to grant dignity to his folks, to tell us that they were here." — Andrew Lapin, NPR

"A bleak and beautiful memoir" — David Ehrlich, IndieWire

"Ray & Liz is an extremely well-made and artistic film that utilizes its personal story and beautiful cinematography for maximum effect." — Sean Boolean, POPAXIOM

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Art & Mind

Aug 26 to Aug 29
Monday to Thursday

Dir. Amélie Ravalec - 2019 - 70m - French/UK - In French & English with English subtitles

A journey into art, madness and the unconscious. An exploration of visionary artists and the creative impulse, from the Flemish Masters of the Renaissance to the avant-garde movement of Surrealism and the unsung geniuses of Art Brut and Outsider Art. 

Featuring artists Hieronymus Bosch, Francisco Goya, Vincent Van Gogh, William Blake, Edvard Munch, Salvador Dali and many more.

Featuring interviews with art historians, artists, museum curators, psychiatrists, neuroscientists; and over 350 artworks from prestigious museums and collections worldwide including Tate Britain, Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Prinzhorn Collection, Rijksmuseum, La Halle Saint Pierre, ABCD Collection, Outsider Art Fair, Wellcome Collection, Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Lombroso Museum, Freud Museum, MAHHSA, Lille Métropole Museum of Contemporary and Outsider Art, Maisons Victor Hugo, Adamson Collection, Museum Dr Guislain, Henry Boxer Gallery and Museum Im Lagerhaus. 

“Amélie Ravalec's dazzling film Art & Mind is an unparalleled chronicle, a journey into haunting, haunted places, which will fascinate and captivate both experts in the field and those for whom its themes are less familiar."  - RAW VISION MAGAZINE

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Jay Myself

Aug 26 to Aug 29
Monday to Thursday

Dir. Stephen Wilkes - 2018 - 79m

A documenting of the monumental move of renowned photographer and artist, Jay Maisel, who, in February 2015 after forty-eight years, begrudgingly sold his home—the 36,000 square-foot, 100-year-old landmark building in Manhattan known simply as “The Bank.” Through the intimate lens of filmmaker and Jay’s protégé, noted artist and photographer Stephen Wilkes, the viewer is taken on a remarkable journey through Jay’s life as an artist, mentor, and man; a man grappling with time, life, change, and the end of an era in New York City.

“We witness not just an artist anxious about his uprooting, but also the anxiety of a city as it changes beyond recognition.” - Bedatri D. Choudhury, HYPERALLERGIC

“Amazing.” - Kevin Raber, THE LUMINOUS LANDSCAP

“Wilkes’ intimate camera work, pointed interview questions, and familiarity with Maisel allows us to leave the theater feeling like we too know Maisel. We identify with him and the impact such a move has had on him because I think we can all empathize on how we would feel in his position ... JAY MYSELF acts as an excellent last hurrah, a requiem if you will, for a little piece of NYC’s soul ... Wilkes has documented the end of an era of twin icons, Maisel and The Bank both.” - Michael Caputo, SHUFFLE ONLINE

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2019 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour - LAST DAY!

Aug 30 to Sep 2
Friday to Monday 3:45, 6pm, 8:15pm

Dir. various - 2018 - 95m

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 96-minute theatrical program of 7 short films selected from this year’s Festival, widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2019 program offers new audiences a taste of what the Festival offers, from sharply-written comedy and drama to edgy genre and an intimate family saga.

Fueled by artistic expression and limited only by their runtime, short films transcend traditional storytelling. They are a significant and popular way artists can connect with audiences. From documentary to animation, narrative to experimental, the abbreviated form is made for risk-taking. The Festival has always treated short films with the highest regard and gives a home to both established and new filmmakers with shorts for audiences to discover and celebrate.  The Festival's Short Film Program has long been established as a place to discover talented directors, such as past alums Damien Chazelle, Wes Anderson, Jill Soloway, Spike Jonze, Paul Thomas Anderson, Dee Rees, Taika Waititi, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, Lake Bell, Debra Granik, Jay and Mark Duplass, Todd Haynes, Lynne Ramsay, Andrea Arnold, and many others.

sometimes, i think about dying / U.S.A. (Director: Stefanie Abel Horowitz, Screenwriters: Stefanie Abel Horowitz, Katy Wright-Mead, Kevin Armento) — Fran is thinking about dying, but a man in the office might want to date her.

FAST HORSE / Canada (Director and screenwriter: Alexandra Lazarowich) — The Blackfoot bareback horse-racing tradition returns in the astonishingly dangerous Indian Relay. Siksika horseman Allison Red Crow struggles with second-hand horses and a new jockey on his way to challenge the best riders in the Blackfoot Confederacy.

Suicide By Sunlight / U.S.A. (Director: Nikyatu Jusu, Screenwriters: Nikyatu Jusu, R. Shanea Williams) — Valentina, a day-walking Black vampire protected from the sun by her melanin, is forced to restrain her bloodlust to regain custody of her estranged daughters.

Muteum / Estonia, Hong Kong (Director and screenwriter: Äggie Pak Yee Lee ) — In an art museum, we learn -- from outer to inner, from deep to its deepest, seriously and sincerely.

Crude Oil / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Christopher Good) — Jenny breaks free from a toxic friendship and learns to harness her magical, useless superpower.

The MINORS / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Robert Machoian) — A slice of life about a grandpa and his grandsons, the future and the past.

Brotherhood / Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden (Director and screenwriter: Meryam Joobeur) — When a hardened Tunisian shepherd's son returns home after a long journey with a new wife, tension rises between father and son.

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