PAST EVENTS

Vampire’s Kiss – April 13

Vampire’s Kiss – April 13

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.

We Were Here – Apr 15

We Were Here – Apr 15

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.

Booksmart – Apr 20, 2022

Booksmart – Apr 20, 2022

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.

Anonymous Club – Apr 28 + 30, 2022

Anonymous Club – Apr 28 + 30, 2022

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.

Beyond the Fold: Obit – May 12

Beyond the Fold: Obit – May 12

“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.

Inland Empire – May 27

Inland Empire – May 27

NEW 4K RESTORATION | Friday, May 27 at 7:30pm | Directed by David Lynch. Nikki (Laura Dern), an actress, takes on a role in a new film, and because her husband (Peter J. Lucas) is very jealous, her co-star Devon (Justin Theroux) gets a warning not to make any romantic overtures — especially since the characters they play are having an affair. Both actors learn that the project is a remake of an unfinished film in which the stars were murdered.

And So I Stayed – June 3

And So I Stayed – June 3

SPECIAL SCREENING | Friday, June 3 | An award-winning documentary about survivors of abuse fighting for their lives and spending years behind bars. This is the story of how the legal system gets domestic violence wrong.

Purple Rain – June 4

Purple Rain – June 4

A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise.

Neptune Frost: Film + Discussion – June 15, 2022

Neptune Frost: Film + Discussion – June 15, 2022

FILM + PANEL DISCUSSION | Wednesday, June 15 at 7:15pm | An original Afrofuturist sci-fi punk musical. A group of escaped coltan miners forms an anti-colonialist computer hacker collective in the hilltops of Burundi. They soon attempt a takeover of the authoritarian regime that’s exploiting the region’s natural resources — and its people.

2022 Fly Fishing Film Tour – Apr 9

RAF: “Clarissa Uprooted” – Feb 17

EVENT @ THE LITTLERAF Film Screening: "Clarissa Uprooted" Thursday, February 17 @ 6:15pm Location: Little Theatre 1Organizer: Rochester Advertising FederationThis event is run and organized by a third-party, taking place at The Little. Please note that Little Theatre discounts, passes, and member benefits do not apply to this event.

Indie Lens Pop-Up

Indie Lens Pop-Up

WXXI presents: Indie Lens Pop-UpIndie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together—virtually and in-person—for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics and social issues, to family and...

The Interview – Jan 20

The Interview – Jan 20

Thursday, January 20 at 7:30pm • FREE • Short film & discussion • A look into the New York City parole system reveals its limitations and prejudices.

The Sleeping Negro – Jan 21, 2022

The Sleeping Negro – Jan 21, 2022

Black Cinema Series The Sleeping Negro Screening and Panel Discussion FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2022Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.) Standard ticket pricesTickets available online in advance, or at the door. PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED TO ATTENDIMPORTANT: Proof of vaccination (along with photo ID) and a mask are REQUIRED to attend this event. Please read our updated COVID Safety Guidelines for full...

A League of Their Own – Jan 26, 2022

A League of Their Own – Jan 26, 2022

HIGH FALLS WOMEN IN FILM • Wednesday, January 26 at 7pm • Two Sisters, Kit and Dottie, (Lori Petty and Geena Davis) participate in the Women’s Baseball Association, along with other girls on the “Rockford Peaches” with Interesting and drunk manager Jimmy Dugan, (Tom Hanks) and wild girl Mae Mordibeto (Madonna), they find themselves surrounded with drama and troubles.

My Dear Killer – Jan 28

My Dear Killer – Jan 28

JANUARY GIALLO • Friday, January 28 at 7:30pm • This 1972 Italian thriller features a mysterious decapitation that leads an inspector into a case of blackmail, deceit, and kidnapping.

Love Jones – Feb 7

Love Jones – Feb 7

Monday, February 7 at 7pm • Little Theatre 5 • Steeped in the bohemian cool of Chicago’s 1990s Black creative scene, LOVE JONES (1997) —the smart, sexy, and stylish debut feature of writer-director Theodore Witcher — is a love story for anyone who has ever wondered: How do I know when I’ve found the one?

A Warm December – Feb 11, 2022

A Warm December – Feb 11, 2022

BLACK CINEMA SERIES • Friday, February 11 at 7:30pm • On a trip to London with his daughter (Yvette Curtis) for some dirt-bike races, Dr. Matt Younger (Sidney Poitier) meets beautiful dignitary Catherine Oswandu (Esther Anderson) and quickly falls for her. But something is amiss — strange men seem to be following her wherever she goes, and Younger assumes she’s at the center of some political intrigue.

Pizza-Popcorn Club: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — Feb. 12

Pizza-Popcorn Club: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — Feb. 12

Pizza-Popcorn Club Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) SATURDAY, FEB. 12, 2022 7:30pm • Doors at 7:00pmLittle Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.) Standard ticket pricesTickets available online in advance, or at the door.ABOUT THE FILM Cowabunga! The Little’s Pizza-Popcorn Club concludes with a nostalgic blast of Turtle Power. Try The Little’s special pizza-flavored popcorn as you watch Leonardo, Raphael,...

Ronnie’s – Feb 24 + 26, 2022

Ronnie’s – Feb 24 + 26, 2022

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.

“Mad Max: Fury Road” + Author Q&A – Mar 4

“Mad Max: Fury Road” + Author Q&A – Mar 4

FILM + AUTHOR Q&A | Friday, March 4 at 7:30pm | A screening of the modern action-masterpiece “Mad Max: Fury Road” followed by a live virtual Q&A with Kyle Buchanan, New York Times film writer and author of the new book “Blood, Sweat & Chrome: The Wild and True Story of Mad Max: Fury Road”

The Batman: Screening + Discussion – Mar 5

The Batman: Screening + Discussion – Mar 5

SPECIAL SCREENING with PANEL DISCUSSION | Saturday, March 6 at 6:30pm | Batman ventures into Gotham City’s underworld when a sadistic killer leaves behind a trail of cryptic clues. As the evidence begins to lead closer to home and the scale of the perpetrator’s plans become clear, he must forge new relationships, unmask the culprit and bring justice…

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