From National Geographic Documentary Films comes the extraordinary love story of intrepid French scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft, who died just as explosively as they lived —capturing the most spectacular imagery ever recorded of their greatest passion: volcanoes.
BLACK CINEMA SERIES | Friday, April 8 at 7:30pm | About the rise and fall of St. Louis, Missouri’s premier black hospital that trained the largest number of Black doctors and nurses in the world from 1937 through 1979, before and after desegregation.
This special anniversary screening of Verdi’s Rigoletto celebrates 171 years since its premiere in 1851.
SCREENING & DISCUSSION | Saturday, March 26 at 7:00pm | To cope with the daily trauma of living in a war-zone, Anna and her children make a film together about their life in the most surreal surroundings.
After a typical night of scouring trendy bars, Peter manages to take home the stunning Rachel (Jennifer Beals), who bites him on the neck while they’re in bed. The next day, Peter is certain he is now a vampire.
SCREENING & DISCUSSION | Friday, April 15 at 7:15pm in Little Theatre 1 | In conjunction with the Memorial Art Gallery and ImageOut | During the 1970s, San Francisco became a safe haven for the gay and lesbian community, providing a place where one could live openly, away from discrimination. But, after almost a decade of celebration, the city was hit by a wave of shock and grief when it became ground zero of the AIDS epidemic, with hundreds of gay men falling victim to the disease. Director David Weissman explores the incredible story of love and loss through the eyes of five men and women who experienced it firsthand.
Set twelve years before his epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Phillip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.
HIGH FALLS WOMEN IN FILM SERIES | Wednesday, April 20 at 7:30pm | Academic overachievers Amy and Molly thought keeping their noses to the grindstone gave them a leg up on their high school peers. But on the eve of graduation, the best friends suddenly realize that they may have missed out on the special moments of their teenage years. Determined to make up for lost time, the girls decide to cram four years of not-to-be missed fun into one night — a chaotic adventure that no amount of book smarts could prepare them for.
ONE TAKE DOC SERIES | Thursday, April 28 and Saturday, April 30 | The antithesis of a rock biography, ANONYMOUS CLUB paints a raw and intimate picture of enigmatic singer-songwriter, Courtney Barnett – an anti-influencer who is a powerful voice for our times, a recluse acclaimed by audiences the world over and a strong female artist in conflict with herself.
WXXI CLASSICAL PRESENTS | Saturday, May 7 at 3pm | Little Theatre 5 (The Jack Garner Theatre) | Master Li, a warrior, asks Yu Shu Lien, the woman he loves, to pass on his sword, Green Destiny, to Sir Te. However, when the sword is stolen, Li embarks on a mission to find it.
“Beyond the Fold: Journalism on Screen,” a six-part film series collaboration between CITY and The Little Theatre, looks at where journalism has been, where it is, and where it’s going through the lens of some of the most memorable movies about the craft.