August 14 & 16
An astonishing new documentary from the artist Bill Morrison, Dawson City pieces together the bizarre true history of a collection of some 500 films dating from 1910s-1920s, which were lost for over 50 years until being discovered buried in a sub-arctic swimming pool deep in the Yukon Territory, in Dawson City.
Co-presented by the Kingston Canadian Film Festival.
Sunday August 20 @ 7pm / Monday August 21 @ 8pm
On a beautiful June weekend at the height of the Summer of Love, the first and only Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Featuring Jimi Hendrix (burning his guitar), Janis Joplin, The Who, Otis Redding and many others!
The Cinematica Movie of the Month for August 2017.
Sunday September 10 @ 7pm
Julie Dash’s independent masterpiece was the first American feature directed by an African American woman to receive a general theatrical release. At the dawn of the 20th century, a multi-generational family of former slaves struggle to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore.
The Cinematica Movie of the Month for September 2017.
Wednesday August 2 @ 7pm
In this hysterical satire of Reagan-era values written and directed by Albert Brooks, a successful Los Angeles advertising executive and his wife decide to quit their jobs, buy a Winnebago, and follow their Easy Rider fantasies of freedom and the open road.
Part of the Summer Road Trip series.
Cult/Fantasy/Horror Runtime: 89 minutes USA Rated 18A: disturbing content Directed by David Lynch Starring Jack Nance Synopsis: This surreal examination of male paranoia is both a lasting cult sensation and a work of extraordinary craft and beauty. Our hero and title character, Henry, faces a number of horrifying obstacles in meeting someone of the opposite sex, meeting her parents, and procreating. Produced during a one-and-a-half-year period while director David Lynch was a student at the American Film Institute, the film launched him as a major new talent admired by cinephiles and filmmakers all over the world. It stands today as … Read more…