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Next Week's Showtimes

Friday, September 22nd 2:00 The Trip to Spain 6:30 Columbus 8:45 The Trip to Spain

Saturday, September 23rd 2:00 Columbus 4:30 The Trip to Spain 6:45 Columbus 9:00 The Trip to Spain

Sunday, September 24th (Art House Theater Day) 12:00 The Trip to Spain 3:00 Rooted in Peace 6:00 The Good Catholic

Monday, September 25th 3:30 The Trip to Spain 6:30 Columbus

Tuesday, September 26th 3:30 Columbus 6:30 The Trip to Spain 8:45 Columbus

Wednesday, September 27th 3:00 The Trip to Spain 6:00 13th (Free Screening w/ Presentation & Discussion) 9:00 Columbus

Thursday, September 28th 3:00 Columbus 6:00 Buying Sex (Free Screening w/ Discussion) 8:00 The Trip to Spain

 

Upcoming Films

 
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Opens September 22nd

The Trip to Spain

After jaunts through northern England and Italy, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip. This time around, the guys head to Spain to sample the best of the country's gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter. Over plates of pintxos and paella, the pair exchange barbs and their patented celebrity impressions, as well as more serious reflections on what it means to settle into middle age. As always, the locales are breathtaking, the cuisine to die for, and the humor delightfully devilish.

“What's not to like about spending some time with a couple of bright and droll dining companions?” - San Francisco Chronicle 

111 mins., Not Rated

Opens September 22nd
 

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September 29th & 30th

Stop Making Sense

Director Jonathan Demme captures the frantic energy and artsy groove of Talking Heads in this concert movie shot at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in 1983. The band's frontman, David Byrne, first appears on an empty stage, armed with only an acoustic guitar, and is gradually joined by bassist Tina Weymouth, drummer Chris Frantz, keyboardist Jerry Harrison and a cadre of backup singers as they perform the band's hits, culminating in an iconic performance featuring Byrne in an enormous suit.

100 mins., Rated PG

Two Nights Only!

Friday, September 29th   7:30   9:30

Saturday, September 30th   9:30

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Opens October 6th

Whose Streets?

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy. Empowered parents, artists, and teachers from around the country come together as freedom fighters. As the national guard descends on Ferguson with military grade weaponry, these young community members become the torchbearers of a new resistance. Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis know this story because they are the story. Whose Streets? is a powerful battle cry from a generation fighting, not for their civil rights, but for the right to live.

“"Whose Streets?" doesn't pretend to solve any problems, only illuminate those that are happening everyday. It's a documentary that lives and breathes in the here and now.” - Detroit News

“Told from the perspective of activists, artists, and residents, Whose Streets? is a commemoration of and tribute to the humans of Ferguson.” - The New Republic

100 mins., Rated R

**WHOSE STREETS was the closing night film at Hobnobben Film Festival 2017**

 

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Opens November 3rd

Loving Vincent

LOVING VINCENT is the world’s first fully oil painted feature film. Written & directed
by Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman, produced by Poland’s BreakThru Films &
UK’s Trademark Films.

The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story.
Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125
professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving
Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production. As remarkable
as Vincent

"An extraordinary (and entirely demented) labor of love that makes for a wan and uneven viewing experience, "Loving Vincent" takes the phrase "every frame a painting" to very literal new levels." -Indie Wire

"There are enough traces of the artist himself in the movie, from his many paintings to the famous letters he wrote to his brother and benefactor Theo, to please both experts and newbies, who should enjoy watching his work come to life on screen." - Hollywood Reported

 

95 mins., Rated PG-13

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October 3rd @ 7pm

One Night Only!

“Let’s Play Two!” 

Let’s Play Two is a concert film that chronicles Pearl Jam’s legendary performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs historic 2016 season. With Chicago being a hometown to Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam has forged a relationship with the city, the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field that is unparalleled in the world of sports and music.

From Ten to Lightning Bolt, the concert film shuffles through Pearl Jam’s ever-growing catalog of originals and covers -- spanning the band's 25-year career. Through the eyes of renowned director/photographer Danny Clinch and the voice of Pearl Jam, the film showcases the journey of this special relationship.

 

120 mins., Not Rated

 

Upcoming events

 

ART HOUSE THEATER DAY - SEPTEMBER 24TH

Art House Theater Day celebrates the legacy of independent theaters as advocates for cinema arts. In an age where media has become more digital than tangible, more solitary than social, art house theaters remain the physical spaces where film lovers congregate and connect with intrepid, creative filmmaking. They are the beating heart for new and exciting cinema that is shaping the future of the medium. Cinema Center will be screening THE GOOD CATHOLIC and ROOTED IN PEACE!

Plus we are hosting a Members Only Pre-Reception with some of the cast and crew of THE GOOD CATHOLIC before the screening! Star Zachary Spicer, director Paul Shoulberg, and producer John Armstrong will be at the member exclusive pre-reception and after the film for a Q&A for all film attendees. 

3:00pm - ROOTED IN PEACE: In celebration of the upcoming International Day of Peace, we are hosting Greg Reitman’s ROOTED in PEACE - a globally transformative, socially-conscious, environmentally-based film on September 24th. Reitman’s journey of self-analysis resonates with audiences seeking inner peace in a world full of people dominated by war, affected by global warming or haunted by inner conflict. The film follows him as he speaks to thought leaders around the world having conversations around sustainable development, discussing the challenges of our never-ending wars, and facing the realities of uncertainty placed on the world’s institutions by our current political climate. Reitman’s introspective and socially relevant documentary was most recently screened at the United Nations.

From the US to Costa Rica to India, award-winning filmmaker and environmental activist Greg Reitman traveled to visit such luminaries and activists as Deepak Chopra, music legends Donovan, Mike Love and Pete Seeger, film director David Lynch, Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire, Ted Turner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and many others. Their common ideas and examples make ROOTED in PEACE one of the most unexpectedly inspirational viewing experiences of our time. 

6:00pm - THE GOOD CATHOLIC: Daniel (Zachary Spicer) is a young, idealistic priest who loves his work more than anything. While he struggles to find balance between the dueling philosophies of his mentors, Father Victor (Danny Glover), an old school, no nonsense traditionalist, and Father Ollie (John C. McGinley), a chain-smoking, carb-addicted Franciscan, Daniel's passion for his calling never waivers. And then he meets Jane. After a chance encounter during a late night confession, the complicated and mysterious Jane (Wrenn Schmidt), starts to open up Daniel's world to an entirely different set of possibilities. And problems. As new bonds form and old ones are tested, Daniel must decide what his true calling really is--and whether or not he has the courage to answer it. Bonus - this film was shot in Indiana!

Plus we are hosting a Members Only Pre-Reception with some of the cast and crew of THE GOOD CATHOLIC before the screening! Star Zachary Spicer, director Paul Shoulberg, and producer John Armstrong will be at the member exclusive pre-reception and after the film for a Q&A for all film attendees. 

More details and special announcements coming soon! 



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Sound & Shadow: Alice and Wonderland (1915) w/ a live score performed by Lux Drive

 

 

October 6th & 7th

 

Sound & Shadow: Alice in Wonderland

Cinema Center is excited to announce the first film in the 2017 Sound & Shadow Series, where local musicians and bands perform live scores to classic silent movies. This year, we are starting with a really fun one - Alice in Wonderland from 1915, with a live score from Fort Wayne's Lux Drive.

Alice in Wonderland is a 1915 silent film adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic novel, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed and written by W. W. Young and starring Viola Savoy as Alice. This film version is notable for depicting much of the 'Father William' poem and it includes footage resembling Tenniel's illustration of Father William doing his back-somersault at the front door.

Lux Drive is a local three piece New Wave/Post-Punk band. Members Nathan Davis, Jesse Hall, and Jacob Sherfield draw from influences in music, film and, visual art in order to attempt to create sound-scapes and aesthetics that pull the listener out of their everyday and into an experience that they can enjoy and believe in.

There will be TWO screenings of Alice in Wonderland with Lux Drive :
Friday, October 6th @ 7pm
Saturday, October 7th @ 2pm

Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for members, they can be purchased at:
http://bit.ly/2gMpzXo


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Halloween Line Up

October 20th @ 7pm - The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari with a Live Score by String Shift (featuring members of Ft. Wayne Phil)
 

October 21st @6pm - The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari with a Live Score written by Dalen Wuest and performed by String Shift (featuring members of Ft. Wayne Phil)
 

October 21st @ 6pm - The Not-So-Moving Picture Show, Free Horror Movie Themed Art Show
 

October 27th @ 8 & 10 pm - Dario Argento’s Suspiria (Newly Restored)
 

October 28th -George Romero Tribute Night:
@ 6:30 Creepshow
@ 9:00 PM Night of the Living Dead
(Newly Restored with Romero’s Supervision)
@ 11pm Dario Argento’s Suspiria (Special Late Night Screening)


Community Sponsored Events @ Cinema Center

13th Documentary Screening

Wednesday, September 27th

FREE Screening sponsored by the Fort Wayne Center for Nonviolence, Fort Wayne Anti-Racism Collective, and Cinema Center

Reserve your free tickets HERE

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Buying Sex Documentary Screening

Thursday, September 28th

FREE Screening sponsored by IPFW Voices of Choice followed by a panel discussion with:

Sophia Ulmer, Instructor, Department of Women's Studies
Rachel Rayburn, Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy
Charlene Elsby, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy
Michelle Kelsey Kearl, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication

Seats are first come, first served

 
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¡Hola Mexico! Film Festival

The Hola Mexico Tour 2017 is a traveling film festival screening 9 of the best Mexican films that appeared during the 2017 Hola Mexico Film Festival in Los Angeles. The films are in Spanish with English Subtitles.