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Now Showing and Upcoming Films
The Zookeeper`s Wife
In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinski (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski (Johan Heldenbergh), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist. To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance – and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto. (PG-13, 124 mins)
"There’s something powerful to be read into every action, line, and image. Subtle yet striking, this is a film that is filled with the power of exquisitely executed storytelling." – Chelsey Grasso, The Film Stage
The comedy/horror/musical turned cult classic stars Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon. All shows feature live cast performances by Norfolk's own Fishnet Inc. No props allowed--throw your imagination! Tickets go on sale about 1/2 hour before showtime; plenty of seats always available. Until further notice , it shows every 4th Friday of each month and, of course, Halloween night each year, and additionally showing on the 5th Friday of each month (if there is one) with proceeds benefiting Fishnet Inc. (R, 99 mins)
If you love movies, join a discriminating group of cinephiles to share brunch, conversation, critique, and an advance screening of the latest offering from a roster of prominent independent, foreign, and American filmmakers. 9:30am is brunch, followed by the film at 10:00, then discussion and rating of the film.
On April 4, 2017, to commemorate the first day of Winston’s rebellion, art house theaters across the US will coordinate screenings of the 1980s movie adaptation of the book. The film stars John Hurt and Richard Burton.
On April 4, 1984, the fictional hero of George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 begins the taboo practice of keeping a diary. “Down with Big Brother,” Winston Smith writes over and over.
The national film event organizers, who call themselves the United State of Cinema, state, “The endeavor encourages theaters to take a stand for our most basic values: freedom of speech, respect for our fellow human beings, and the simple truth that there are no such things as ‘alternative facts.'” The 1949 dystopian classic has become a bestseller again in the US, primarily for its association with the defense of “alternative facts” in the current era of Donald Trump. The novel’s totalitarian government employs a similar strategy, systematically erasing history by presenting completely different facts and events. In 1984 this leads to “double speak,” where citizens hold two conflicting facts in their minds simultaneously, and wind up lazily accepting what they’re told. The parallel to the current US president, who has attacked free press and called the media “the enemy of the American people,” has resonated with a substantial number of readers. (1984, R, 113 mins)
Through the lens of national security and global stability, a look at the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity and migration. As part of a case-study analysis, admirals, generals and military veterans take viewers beyond the headlines of the conflict in Syria, the social unrest of the Arab Spring, the rise of groups like ISIS, and the European refugee crisis -- and lay bare how climate change stressors interact with societal tensions, sparking conflict. From filmmaker Jared Scott (Requiem for the American Dream). (80 mins)
Dave Belote is retired from US Air Force and is an energy policy advisor to DoD.
Glen Besa recently retired from serving many years as Director of the Virginia Chapter of Sierra Club.
"Civilization has the wealth and the technology to start dealing with the threat, but does it have the wisdom?" – Brad Wheeler, The Globe and Mail
"We mustn't dwell... no, not today. We CAN'T. Not on
Rex Manning Day."
Follow along on one exceptional day as a group of independent record store employees try to stop their store from being sold to a large, corporate chain - all while bemoaning the store's
scheduled autograph session with Rex Manning, a former 80's pop idol. (1995, PG-13, 90 mins)
Coelacanth Beer and wine will be available for purchase, with all proceeds benefiting the Hampton Roads Veg Fest