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Ernest & Celestine

Fri 4/11 6:00
Sat 4/12 (*1:00) 6:00
Sun 4/13 (*12:15) 5:30
Mon 4/14 (*12:15) (*5:30)
Tues 4/15 (*5:30)
Weds 4/16 7:45
Thurs 4/17 7:45
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The Unknown Known

Fri 4/11 (*3:30) 8:20
Sat 4/12 (*3:30) 8:20
Sun 4/13 (*2:45) 7:45
Mon 4/14 (*2:45) 7:45
Tues 4/15 7:45
Weds 4/16 (*5:15)
Thurs 4/17 (*5:15)
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The Grand Budapest Hotel

Fri 4/11 (*3:30) 6:00 8:20 
Sat 4/12 (*1:00) (*3:30) 6:00 8:20
Sun 4/13 (*12:15) (*2:45) 5:15 7:45
Mon 4/14 (*12:15) (*2:45) (*5:15) 7:45
Tues 4/15 (*5:15) 7:45
Weds 4/16 (*5:15) 7:45
Thurs 4/17 (*5:15) 7:45
(*Bargain Shows) 

Le Week-end

Fri 4/11 (*3:30) 6:00 8:20 
Sat 4/12 (*1:00) (*3:30) 6:00 8:20
Sun 4/13 (*12:15) (*2:45) 5:15 7:45
Mon 4/14 (*12:15) (*2:45) (*5:15) 7:45
Tues 4/15 (*5:15) 7:45
Weds 4/16 (*5:15) 7:45
Thurs 4/17 (*5:15) 7:45
(*Bargain Shows) 
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France/Belgium. 2013. Directed by Stephane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner. (80 mins.) Rated PG.

Oscar Nominee! Best Animated Feature

Nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature, ERNEST & CELESTINE is an enchanting, sweet-natured tale of the unlikely friendship between a burly bear and a plucky mouse! 

Like a gorgeous watercolor painting brought to life, this charming, intelligent and gorgeously animated film is certain to delight audiences of all ages. Celestine is a young, open-minded mouse who dreams of becoming an artist. After being assigned an above-ground mission, she meets Ernest, a big bear who, as a clown and musician, lives on the fringes of bear society. The unlikely pair become fast friends, but it isn't long before their unique friendship is put to the test. In a world largely dominated by 3D animation with empty, shallow storylines, ERNEST & CELESTINE's old-fashioned, whimsical allure, playful creativity and gentle lesson about irrational intolerance is a rare, mischievous, magical treat. Although this delightful PG-rated film comes to us from France and Belgium, it is presented in English for all to enjoy! 


United States. 2014. Directed by Errol Morris. (96 mins.) Not Rated.

Expertly crafted, THE UNKNOWN KNOWN is a compelling, provocative inquiry into the political upheaval during Rumsfeld's reign.

Master documentarian Errol Morris follows up his Academy Award-winning film on Robert MacNamara, THE FOG OF WAR, with an equally thought-provoking, groundbreaking and insightful portrait of former Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld. The film charts Rumsfeld's astonishing rise to political power from a young director and ambassador under the Nixon Administration to his role as Secretary of State under the Ford administration, and his return to politics years later as George W. Bush's Secretary of Defense. Rumsfeld's cool and calculating demeanor, along with his trademark grin, is offset by his carefully deceptive use of language to deflect any attempt at meaningful reflection on his career. Culled from more than 30 hours of interviews, THE UNKNOWN KNOWN brilliantly speaks to the power of language as a tool for diplomacy and its misuse as a weapon of mass destruction.



United States. 2014. Directed by Wes Anderson. (99 mins.) Rated R.

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL is a wonderful celebration of everything Wes Anderson, a madcap marvel filled with Old World charm and sophisticated wonder!

Over and over again, director Wes Anderson beautifully crafts magical, ambitious creations. THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, reflecting the political turmoil and social upheaval of Europe between the wars through the hectic lives of staff and guests at one of the most famous hotels on the continent, sparkles with an abundance of wonder, wit and whimsy. Legendary, renowned concierge Gustave H. finds himself in heaps of trouble over the disputed ownership of a priceless Renaissance painting and when turbulent events show no sign of dwindling, lobby boy Zero Moustafa becomes his trusted friend and confidante. An astonishing blend of romanticism, adventure and zany, foolhardy antics, this marvelously wry and riotous film is a sublime whodunit for cinephiles with an appetite for the stylish, sophisticated, silly and scintillating! In other words, you're going to love it!!! 


UK. 2014. Directed by Roger Michell. (93 mins.) Rated R.

LE WEEK-END is a smart and enchanting film starring Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan about a wonderfully witty couple hoping a trip to Paris will reinvigorate their marriage!

In this witty and wise romantic drama from director Roger Michell (VENUS, HYDE PARK ON HUDSON, NOTTING HILL), Jim Broadbent plays Nick, a college lecturer in the twilight of his career who decides to whisk his take-charge wife Meg (the formidable Lindsay Duncan) off to Paris in an attempt to rejuvenate their ambivalent marriage. A chance encounter with an old student (Jeff Goldblum) who is now an American academic superstar gives the two wistful but resigned spouses opportunity to see one another through fresh eyes. The Brits' love-hate relationship with the city and the French generates plenty of laughter, but there are also piercingly poignant and pointed moments that offer a profoundly personal flavor to this magically buoyant, bittersweet tale. LE WEEK-END is a deep, delightful and eloquently revealing look at the rollercoastering challenges as well as the joie de vivre of a long-lived relationship.


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