First Look Film Forum

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10 Sunday mornings
Jan 13, 27
Feb 3, 10, 24
March 3, 17, 24, 31
April 7

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*.

Pick up a membership form at the theater or call 757-625-6275 or 757-625-6276 to register. You may also purchase your pass online here

9:30am Brunch and conversation
The aroma of piping-hot, fresh-brewed coffee welcomes you to the Naro Expanded Cinema, where an assortment of Yorgo’s bagels and spreads along with fresh doughnuts and orange juice await you — all included as part of your Film Forum membership. (All other concession items will of course be available for purchase).

10:00am Introduction and Screening
Find your favorite seat to settle into and our guest hosts will offer brief introductory remarks. Our Film Forum hosts include: William Leiderberg, Michael Khandelwal, Greg Raver-Lampman, Barbara Gardner, Rick Hite, and Fred Levy.

Immediately following the screening
Share your own opinion as guest hosts take questions and comments from the audience. Survey cards will be passed out for your written comments and movie rating.

Full Season Pass – remaining 9 film Sundays for $100
Mini Season Pass – any 7 film Sundays for $80
Mini Mini Season Pass – any 4 film Sundays for $50
Single Film Sunday admission – $15 (purchase at box office day of show)

*Note – film titles are not published in advance, but we usually will reveal the upcoming movie here in the week leading up to its Forum showing.

Click here to find out the title of this Sunday's film.

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Past Screenings

Films screened in previous First Look Film Forum seasons have included:

Fall Season 2018
TEA WITH THE DAMES
BLAZE
THE HAPPY PRINCE
THE GUILTY
WILDLIFE
WHAT WE HAD
THE APPARITION

Off-Season 2018
LOVELESS
FOXTROT
FIRST REFORMED
EIGHTH GRADE
PUZZLE

Winter/Spring 2018
THE SQUARE
BPM
PLACES FACES
BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN
THE INSULT
HAPPY END
IN THE FADE
FANTASTIC WOMAN
THE PARTY
ISMAEL’S GHOSTS

Winter-Spring 2017
20TH CENTURY WOMEN
ELLE
THE BRAND NEW TESTAMENT
JULIETA
PATERSON
NERUDA
TONI ERDMANN
THINGS TO COME
THE SALESMAN
AFTER THE STORM

Fall 2016
COMPLETE UNKNOWN
DENIAL
MIA MADRE
A MAN CALLED OVE
OUR LITTLE SISTER
CHRISTINE
THE HANDMAIDEN

Winter-Spring 2016
MUSTANG
LABYRINTH OF LIES
THEEB
LADY IN THE VAN
ANOMALISA
SON OF SAUL
45 YEARS
MARGUERITTE
EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO
MY GOLDEN DAYS

Fall 2015
LEARNING TO DRIVE
A BRILLIANT YOUNG MIND
TRUTH
ROOM
PHOENIX
BROOKLYN
YOUTH

Winter/Spring 2015
ROSEWATER
FORCE MAJEURE
THE HOMESMAN
THE BETTER ANGELS
ONCE CHANCE
DIPLOMACY
TIMBUKTU
TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT
LA SAPIENZA
5 To 7

Fall Season 2014
MY OLD LADY
THE TRIP TO ITALY
PRIDE
LISTEN UP PHILIP
TWO FACES OF JANUARY
LOW DOWN
THE GOOD LIE

Winter Season 2014
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN
THE GREAT BEAUTY
WADJDA
THE PAST
THE INVISIBLE WOMAN
GLORIA

Fall Season 2013
IN A WORLD
SHORT TERM 12
ALL IS LOST
THE HUNT
MUSEUM HOURS
KILL YOUR DARLINGS
NEBRASKA

Spring Season 2013
A PLACE BEYOND THE PINES
GINGER AND ROSA
LORE
UPSTREAM COLOR
ON THE ROAD

Winter Season 2013
PROMISED LAND
HYDE PARK ON THE HUDSON
THIS MUST BE THE PLACE
A ROYAL AFFAIR
AMOUR
HOLY MOTORS
SMASHED
RUST AND BONE

Fall Season 2012
SLEEPWALK WITH ME
FAREWELL MY QUEEN
ROBOT AND FRANK
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
CHICKEN WITH PLUMS
A LATE QUARTET
ANNA KARENINA

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