New This Week: Touch, a decades-spanning Icelandic romance rated 96% Fresh!

Join the Cinema Society of Kingston for seven weeks of special summer screenings that run the gamut from B-movie sci fi to erotic thrillers, from the American New Hollywood to gonzo martial arts classics. Running on Sunday evenings from July 7th to August 25th, each installment of this summer series is the enthusiastic pick of one of our programmers, and features a unique introduction you won’t want to miss!

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🇨🇿 Sunday July 21 at 7:10pm

Ikarie XB 1 (1963)

In the year 2163, a band of astronauts embarks on a fifteen-year voyage deep into outer space, in hopes of discovering life in another galaxy. On their journey, they run into unexpected troubles: encounters with abandoned alien craft, malfunctioning onboard computers and tensions among its crew.

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🇨🇳 Sunday July 28 at 7:10pm

The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)

The Yangs are betrayed by a government official conspiring with the Mongols. All of the Yang family males except the 5th and 6th brother are killed. Fu Sheng loses his mind after the death of his family, while the other brother takes refuge in a Buddhist temple.

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Sunday August 11 at 7:10pm

The Love Witch (2016)

Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.

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Sunday August 18 at 7:10pm

3 Women (1977)

A film by Robert Altman: In a dusty, underpopulated California resort town, a naive southern waif, Pinky Rose (Sissy Spacek), idolizes and befriends her fellow nurse, the would-be sophisticate and “thoroughly modern” Millie Lammoreaux (Shelley Duvall). When Millie takes Pinky in as her roommate, Pinky’s hero worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than either could have anticipated. Featuring brilliant performances from Spacek and Duvall, this dreamlike masterpiece from Robert Altman careens from the humorous to the chilling to the surreal, resulting in one of the most unusual and compelling films of the 1970s.

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Sunday August 25 at 7:10pm

Badlands (1973) + Film & Philosophy Lecture

Kit Carruthers, a young garbage collector, and his impressionable girlfriend Holly Sargis leave their South Dakota hometown on the run after killing Holly’s father. On their way towards the Badlands of Montana they leave a trail of dispassionate and seemingly random murders in their wake.

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Announcements

Opens July 12: Touch

Alfred Hitchcock Presents – July & August

Alternative 90’s Classic Series

Cult Classics: Summer Movie Nights

Coming in August: CatVideoFest 2024

August 1: Emancipation Day Event

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