Total running time 107 minutes Ave Maria – directed by Basil Khalil • Palestine/France/Germany, 15 minutes Synopsis: Five nuns living in the West Bank find their routine disrupted when the car of a family of Israeli settlers breaks down outside the convent. Unable to use the telephone due to Sabbat...
We are expanding our offerings for film! Films on artists, art forms, documentaries, independent and international films can be hard to see locally and having the opportunity to see them on the big screen as a community is another way we come together through the arts.
There are many more films coming up from The Center and our partner Magic Lantern Cinemas as a part of our special Thursday evening film series.
Click here to see the upcoming film schedule!
Oscar Nominated Shorts – Live Action
Wednesday, February 10, 7:00 pm
Oscar Nominated Shorts – Animation
Thursday, February 11, 7:00 pm
Total running time: 86 minutes Sanjay’s Super Team – directed by Sanjay Patel, USA, 7 minutes Synopsis: In SANJAY’S SUPER TEAM, the new short film from Pixar Animation Studios, accomplished artist Sanjay Patel uses his own experience to tell the story of a young, first-generation Indian-American b...
Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts – Program A
Wednesday, February 17, 7:00 pm
Total running time: 87 minutes Body Team 12 – directed by David Darg • Liberia, 13 minutes Synopsis: BODY TEAM 12 is tasked with collecting the victims at the height of the Ebola outbreak. These body collectors have arguably the most dangerous and gruesome job in the world. Yet despite the strain ...
Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts – Program B
Thursday, February 18, 7:00 pm
Total running time: 76 minutes Chau, Beyond the Lines – directed by Courtney Marsh • USA/Vietnam, 34 minutes Synopsis: Chau, a teenager living in a Vietnamese care center for children born with birth defects due to Agent Orange, struggles with the difficulties of realizing his dream to become a prof...
Film Screening: Meet the Patels
Thursday, March 10, 7:00 pm
MEET THE PATELS is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams ... and his parents. Filmed by Ravi’s sister in what started as a family vacation video, this hilarious and heartbreaking film reve...
Film Screening: The Salt of the Earth (Wim Wenders film on Salgado)
Thursday, March 24, 7:00 pm
For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristin...
Film Screening: I Am Big Bird: The Carroll Spinney Story
Thursday, April 7, 7:00 pm
This heartwarming doc chronicles the life of Caroll Spinney, the man who has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969. For over 4 decades, Caroll's characters have been cherished by generations of children. At 81 years old, the tenacious and enthusiastic performer has no intention of...