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Nutcracker special event with performances from Ballet Arts

Join us for our traditional screening of The Nutcracker on December 14th at 3pm.

 

On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie (Cohen) falls asleep after a party at her home and dreams herself (or does she?) into a fantastic world where toys become larger than life. Her beloved Nutcracker (Culkin) comes to life and […]

Alvin and Friends and The Picture House present Advance Screening of Selma with Lorraine Toussaint

Q&A with Actress Lorraine Toussaint
Post-Q&A champagne reception with Ms. Toussaint, catered by Alvin and Friends
December 15th at 7pm
Main Hall
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SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face […]

Point and Shoot

Point and Shoot
December 12th – 18th
Screening Room

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, Point and Shoot chronicles the journey of Matthew VanDyke, a timid 27-year-old who leaves his home in Baltimore and sets off on a self-described “crash course in manhood” through the Middle East. The film begins in […]

Fury

Fury
December 12th – 18th
Main Hall

In April 1945, the Allies are making their final push in the European theater. A battle-hardened Army sergeant named Don “Wardaddy” Collier (Brad Pitt), leading a Sherman tank and a five-man crew, undertakes a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Hopelessly outnumbered, outgunned and saddled with an inexperienced soldier (Logan Lerman) […]

Viva La Liberta

In this elegant and chilling story about world politics, the great Toni
Servillo defies expectations playing two roles, imbuing each character with brilliant nuance and astonishing attention to detail. In the first,he personifies political failure in the role of the disgraced ideologue and party leader, Enrico Oliveri. In the second, he embodies the shrewd genius […]

The Book of Life

In the Mexican town of San Angel, Manolo (Diego Luna), Maria (ZoĆ« Saldana) and Joaquin (Channing Tatum) have been friends ever since childhood. Although their lives have taken different paths — Maria was sent to Europe, Joaquin joined the military, and Manolo studied to become a bullfighter — one thing remains the same: Manolo […]

Dear White People

Dear White People
December 5th – 11th
Main Hall

Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, Dear White People is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the age of Obama. Writer/director Justin Simien follows a group of African American students as they navigate campus life and racial politics at […]

Low Down

Low Down
November 28th – December 4th
Screening Room

Based on the memoir by Amy-Jo Albany, LOW DOWN is a compassionate, tender look at the complex relationship between Amy-Jo (Elle Fanning) and her father Joe (John Hawkes), a man torn between his musical ambition, his devotion to his teenage daughter, and his suffocating heroin addiction. Set against […]

Citizenfour

Citizenfour
November 28th – December 4th
Main Hall

In January 2013, Poitras (recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Genius Fellowship and co-recipient of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service) was several years into making a film about surveillance in the post-9/11 era when she started receiving encrypted e-mails from someone identifying himself as “citizen four,” who was […]

The Boxtrolls

Eggs (Isaac Hempstead-Wright), an orphan, lives with the Boxtrolls — a community of quirky, mischievous creatures who inhabit a cavern beneath the city of Cheesebridge. When villainous Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley) hatches a plan to get rid of the pretty harmless beings, Eggs decides to go above ground, where he meets and befriends feisty […]