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FlickIt! presents Cry-Baby

Friday, July 26th, at 9:15pm

John Waters’ musical ode to the teen rebel genre is infectious and gleefully camp. In 1950s Baltimore, Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker (Johnny Depp) is the baddest boy in his high school, and prim and proper “square” Allison Vernon-Williams (Amy Locane) finds herself uncontrollably drawn to the dreamy juvenile delinquent and his forbidden world of rockabilly music, fast cars, and faster women. Featuring a large ensemble cast that includes Susan Tyrrell, Iggy Pop, Ricki Lake,Traci Lords,Troy Donahue, Joe Dallesandro, Willem Dafoe, and Patricia Hearst. (1990, PG-13, 85mins)

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Labyrinth

Saturday, July 27th, at 11:00am
Wednesday, July 31st, at 1:00pm
All Seats $5

Fifteen-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) resents her baby brother Toby and secretly wishes that he would just disappear. Her wish comes true when goblins kidnap the boy. Feeling responsible and guilty about his abduction, she sets forth to retrieve him, and finds herself on the adventure of a lifetime. To rescue her brother, she must sneak into the castle of the Goblin King (David Bowie), which is in the center of a fantastical labyrinth. But the task is easier said than done – for the maze is filled with strange creatures and mind-bending puzzles, and nothing is really as it seems. This beloved classic provided further proof of director Jim Henson’s boundless imagination. (1986, PG, 101mins)

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The Princess Bride

Opens Friday, August 2nd

Directed by Rob Reiner, this fairy tale adventure sees Princess Buttercup (Robin Wright) separated from her one true love Westley (Cary Elwes) and forced to marry the evil Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon). (PG, 98 mins)

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Deconstructing the Beatles: Abbey Road, Side 2

Tuesday, August 6th, at 7:15pm

Musicologist Scott Frieman concludes his dissection of The Beatles’ final recorded album as he delves into the recording and construction of the groundbreaking second side of Abbey Road. (85 mins)

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Mike Wallace Is Here

Wednesday, August 7th, at 7:15pm

This unflinching look at the aggressive reporting of the 60 Minutes reporter, who interrogated the 20th century’s biggest figures in his over fifty years on air. This new documentary explores what drove and plagued Wallace, whose storied career was entwined with the evolution of journalism itself. (PG-13)

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Stand Up Comedy at the Naro

Friday, August 9th, at 9:15pm
Stand Up Comedy at the Naro, presented by Jason Kypros

Come see the co-host of WHRO’s Curate and the former VA Lottery Game Guy take the stage with some of his favorite local comedians for a night of laughter and fun.

Featuring comedy from:
Jason Kypros
Jounte Ferguson
Parker Clay
Travis Carl
Leanna Criss
Lionel Harris
Isaac Fields
Beatty Barnes

There will be adult beverages available for purchase with all proceeds benefiting Naro Video.

All seats $15, Naro Ticket Books are Not Valid.
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The 48 Hour Film Project

Tuesday, August 13, at 8:00pm (Screening Group A)
Thursday, August 15, at 8:00pm (Screening Group B)
Saturday, August 17, at 5:00pm (Best Of)

Grassroots indie filmmaking: See what the locals can do!

In early August local filmmakers will take 2 days to make a short 5-7 minute film. Now everyone’s film screens and the players compete for Audience Favorite and to make The Best Of the 48HFP Hampton Roads screening. Audiences choose their favorite films on Tuesday & Thursday nights. Screening Group A’s films are shown Tuesday, Aug. 13, 8:00pm and Screening Group B’s on Thursday, Aug. 15, 8:00pm with the Best Of Screening on Saturday, Aug 17, 5:00pm.

$8 admission for Tues & Thur, $5 for Sun. (Naro Ticket Books are valid).

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

Saturday, August 10th, at 11:00am
Wednesday, August 14th, at 1:00pm
All Seats $5

Epic tale in which intrepid archaeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) tries to beat a band of Nazis to find the long-lost Ark of the Covenant, a unique religious relic which is central to their plans for world domination. Battling against a snake phobia and a vengeful ex-girlfriend (Karen Allen), Indiana Jones is in constant peril, making hair’s-breadth escapes at every turn in this celebration of the innocent adventure movies of an earlier era. A joint project of Hollywood prodigies George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, Raiders of the Lost Ark is not so much a movie as a 115-minute thrill ride. (1981, PG, 115mins)

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American Heretics: The Politics of the Gospel

Wednesday, August 14th, at 7:15pm

This new documentary takes audiences into the buckle of the Bible belt where a group of defiant ministers, and congregations, are challenging deeply rooted fundamentalist Christian doctrine in favor of a Gospel of Inclusion. Labeled as heretics by Evangelicals due to their progressive values, these Protestant preachers are social justice advocates who are challenging the Republican Right majority in Oklahoma and southern red states. (86 mins)

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Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

Opens Friday, August 16th

Based on the runaway bestseller, this inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette’s leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. Directed by Richard Linklater (Bernie, Boyhood). (PG-13)

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Chick-FlickIt! presents Mystic Pizza

Friday, August 16th, at 9:15pm

Three teenagers learn a lot about life and love one summer in this romantic comedy-drama. For sexy Daisy Araujo (Julia Roberts), her sensible sister Kat (Annabeth Gish) and their wisecracking friend Jojo (Lili Taylor), the summer after high school is a summer they’ll never forget. Slinging pizza at a local restaurant in the resort community of Mystic, CT, the three girls share their hopes, dreams and plans for escaping their small town. (1988, R, 105mins)

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Water Lilies of Monet

Tuesday, August 20th, at 7:15pm
Presented with Chrysler Museum

Claude Monet broke all conventions with the art world at the turn of the 20th century. This film is an exclusive tour of European museums that house large Monet collections—the Musée Marmottan Monet, the Orsay Museum, L’Orangerie, and Monet’s own house and gardens at Giverny. (80 mins)

David Crosby: Remember My Name

Wednesday, August 21st, at 7:15pm

You thought you knew him – more than 50 years in the public eye as a founder of Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. Meet the David Crosby you didn’t know in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind – he’s had four new solo albums in the last five years. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey. The title is a word play on his 1971 solo album, “If I Could Only Remember My Name.” (95 mins)

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FlickIt! presents Troop Beverly Hills

Friday, August 23rd, at 9:15pm

With her marriage breaking up, Beverly Hills housewife Phyllis Nefler (Shelley Long) boosts her self-esteem by leading a local troop of Wilderness Girls. Although Phyllis’ version of roughing it is spending the night at the Beverly Hills Hotel, that suits her privileged troop members just fine. Unfortunately, when Phyllis falls afoul of a rival leader, the girls are threatened with having their group dissolved — unless they can prove their wilderness skills at the annual jamboree. (1989, PG, 106mins)

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E.T.

Saturday, August 24th, at 11:00am
Wednesday, August 28th, at 1:00pm
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Both a classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood, E.T. is a sci-fi adventure that captures that strange moment in youth when the world is a place of mysterious possibilities (some wonderful, some awful), and the universe seems somehow separate from the one inhabited by grown-ups.

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien. (1982, PG, 121mins)

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Cat Rescuers

Tuesday, August 27th, at 7:15pm
A benefit for the Norfolk SPCA

With over 500,000 streets cats struggling to survive in New York City, and city government unwilling to address the problem, spirited volunteers trap the cats, get them fixed, and if they can’t be socialized for adoption, return them to their colonies (called TNR). This program is ongoing right here in Hampton Roads, where caretakers of outdoor cat colonies work with area animal shelters to save many lives. (87 mins)

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After The Wedding

Opens Friday, August 30th

Isabel (Michelle Williams) has dedicated her life to working with the children in an orphanage in Calcutta. Theresa (Julianne Moore) is the multimillionaire head of a media company who lives with her artist husband (Billy Crudup) and their twin boys in New York. When word comes to Isabel of a mysterious and generous grant for the financially struggling orphanage, she must travel to New York to meet the benefactor, Theresa, in person. (PG-13, 110 mins)

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The Muppet Movie

Saturday, August 31st – Monday, September 2nd at 11:00am
All Seats $5

The big-screen debut of Jim Henson’s plush creations, is smart, lighthearted, and fun for all ages.

After Kermit the Frog decides to pursue a movie career, he starts his cross-country trip from Florida to California. Along the way, he meets and befriends Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and rock musicians Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. When Kermit is offered a job by Doc Hopper (Charles Durning) to advertise the fried frog legs at his restaurant chain, Kermit turns Hopper down. However, Hopper refuses to relent and pursues Kermit and his companions to a final showdown. (1979, G, 97mins)

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The Dead Don’t Die

In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right. The dead begin to rise from their graves and savagely attack and feast on the living. Jim Jarmusch’s comic horror film stars Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloe Sevigny, and Tilda Swinton. (R, 105 mins)

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The Fall Of The American Empire

Pierre-Paul Daoust is an intellectual living in Montreal with a PhD in philosophy, but who is forced to work as a deliveryman to afford a decent living. While delivering a parcel, he gets caught in a hold up gone terribly wrong – two dead and millions in money bags laying on the ground. Pierre-Paul is confronted with a dilemma: leave empty handed, or take the money and run? From Canadian filmmaker Denys Arcand. (R, 127 mins)

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The Farewell

Billi (Awkwafina), a headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Her Chinese family, knowing that she has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark. They schedule an impromptu wedding as a pretense to gather everyone together one last time before she dies. Billi struggles with her traditional Chinese family and their decision to orchestrate the elaborate charade. Written and directed by Lulu Wang. (PG, 98 mins)

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Framing John Delorean

Who was the real John DeLorean? A renegade visionary who revolutionized the automobile industry? The ultimate con man? A mobster who trafficked in cocaine trafficking? Filmmaker Don Argott’s innovative hybrid film is a combination of an insightful documentary, a film within-a-film starring Alec Baldwin, and a behind the scenes documentary on the making of that film within-a-film. (109 mins)

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Hampstead

Emily (Diane Keaton) is an American widow occupying a posh apartment she can no longer afford. Donald (Brendan Gleeson) is a gruff Irish loner who lives off the land in a makeshift cabin until his home is threatened by greedy real estate developers. Emily believes she has found her new cause—but gets more than she bargained for when unexpected romance blossoms. (PG-13, 102 mins)

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The Last Black Man In San Francisco

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation. This beautiful story of love, family and loss in America was created by two childhood friends turned filmmakers. (R, 120 mins)

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Luce

An all-star high school athlete and accomplished debater, Luce (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) is a poster boy for the new American Dream. As are his parents (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth), who adopted him from a war-torn country a decade earlier. When Luce’s teacher (Octavia Spencer) makes a shocking discovery in his locker, Luce’s stellar reputation is called into question. But is he really at fault, or is Ms. Wilson preying on dangerous stereotypes? A psychological thriller from Nigerian-American director Julius Onah. (109 mins)

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Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

In 1960, Leonard Cohen was a young struggling writer living in a bohemian community of ex-pat artists on the Greek island of Hydra with his lover and Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen, As Leonard’s musical career blossomed, the couple went their own ways yet remained friends for their entire lives until their deaths in 2016. This personal story is told by filmmaker Nick Broomfield, also a longtime friend of Marianne. (R, 97 mins)

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The Nightingale

Set during the colonization of Australia in 1825, Clare (Aisling Franciosi) is a young Irish convict who must serve a seven year sentence indentured to an abusive master, Lieutenant Hawkins (Sam Claflin). When he and his cronies perpetrate a crime against her and then leaves for a post up North, she must undertake a harrowing mission to pursue him and avenge the crime. She enlists a young Aboriginal tracker (Baykali Ganambarr) who grudgingly takes Claire through the rugged wilderness to track down Hawkins. From Jennifer Kent, the Australian director of the horror hit The Babadook. (136 mins)

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One Child Nation

China’s One Child Policy, the extreme population control measure that made it illegal for couples to have more than one child, may have ended in 2015, but the process of dealing with the trauma of its brutal enforcement is only just beginning. This new documentary explores the ripple effect of this devastating social experiment – from abandoned newborns, to forced sterilizations and abortions, and government abductions. (R, 85 mins)

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Ophelia

Set in the 14th Century but spoken in a contemporary voice, Ophelia is a dynamic re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Ophelia (Daisy Ridley) takes center stage as Queen Gertrude’s (Naomi Watts) most trusted lady-in-waiting. when she captures the attention of Prince Hamlet (George MacKay), lust and betrayal tear Elsinore Castle apart from within and Ophelia must decide between her true love or her own life in order to protect a very dangerous secret. (PG-13, 114 mins)

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Rocketman

The story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin. (R, 121 mins)

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Them That Follow

Deep in Appalachia, Pastor Lemuel Childs (Walton Goggins) presides over an isolated community of serpent handlers, an obscure sect of Pentecostals who willingly take up venomous snakes to prove themselves before God. As his devoted daughter, Mara (Alice Englert) prepares for her wedding day, under the watchful eye of Hope Slaughter (Academy Award Winner Olivia Colman), a dangerous secret is unearthed and she is forced to confront the deadly tradition of her father’s church. (98 mins)

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The Tomorrow Man

Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other’s stuff. (PG-13, 94 mins)

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Three Peaks

German Aaron (Alexander Fehling) has found the woman of his life in his French girlfriend Lea (Bérénice Bejo) but her young son Tristan still imagines his mother reconciling with his American father. On what should be an idyllic vacation in the soaring Italian Dolomites, Aaron fights to win over Tristan and cement his place in this family, while Lea wrestles with conflicting loyalties to her son and her lover. Yet when Tristan disappears into the mountains, it’s unclear who is in the most danger. In German with subtitles. (94 mins)

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Yesterday

After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack Malik (Himesh Patel), a struggling singer-songwriter, wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. From director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and Richard Curtis (screenwriter of Four Weddings and a Funeral) comes a rock-n-roll comedy about music, dreams, friendship, and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life. (PG13, 116 mins)

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