The Little’s One Take Documentary Film Series presents a unique mix of documentaries—ranging from film festival favorites to unheralded gems—followed by panel discussions and filmmaker Q&As. The series was launched in 2012.
As the Arctic polar ice cap melts, reaching the North Pole has become increasingly dangerous. Yet an expedition of ordinary women from the Arab World and the West strap on skis and haul heaving sledges toward true North, against all odds and polar advice.
ROCHESTER COCKTAIL REVIVAL x ONE TAKE | Sunday, June 5 at 7:15pm (Doors at 6:15pm) | On the eve of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and on its final night before closing, a Las Vegas dive bar becomes a stage where its employees and barflies commiserate one last time.
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.
ONE TAKE DOC SERIES • Thursday, January 27 (with Q&A) and Saturday, January 29 • With pathos and humor, Kingdon captures the intense physical demands, aggressive corporate policies, and creative collaboration that fuel the ever-expanding labor force of the People’s Republic of China.
ONE TAKE DOC SERIES | Thursday, February 24 and Saturday, February 26 | Ronnie’s chronicles the life of saxophonist Ronnie Scott, a poor, Jewish kid growing up in 1940s East End, London who became owner of the eponymous night club. Musical greats spanning decades played at Ronnie’s including Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Nina Simone, Van Morrison, Chet Baker, and Jimi Hendrix.
ONE TAKE DOC SERIES | Thursday, March 24 at 7:30pm and Saturdaym March 26 at 3pm | In an exclusive tell-all, never-before-seen interviews reveal missing millions, international terrorism, an unsolved murder, and more questions than answers in the Brink’s bank heist that liberated $7.4 million from an armored car depot.
Blues and folk singer Karen Dalton was a prominent figure in 1960s New York. Idolized by Bob Dylan and Nick Cave, Karen discarded the traditional trappings of success and led an unconventional life until her early death. Since most images of Karen have been lost or destroyed, the film uses Karen’s dulcet melodies and interviews with loved ones to build a rich portrait of this singular woman and her hauntingly beautiful voice.
`Voices from the Barrens, Native People, Blueberries and Sovereignty` documents the wild blueberry harvest of the Wabanaki People from the USA and Canada.
One Take Documentary Series LILY TOPPLES THE WORLD 2021 / 90 minutes / US / Not RatedPROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE THURSDAY, SEPT. 9 SCREENINGIMPORTANT: Proof of vaccination, and a mask are REQUIRED to attend the 9/9 screening in Little Theatre 1. Please read our updated COVID Safety Guidelines for full details.LILY TOPPLES THE WORLD follows 20-year-old sensation Lily Hevesh – the...