Directed by Jan Lachauer. 2016. G. 58 minutes. GKids. Digital.
Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. Special screening for Art House Theatre Day courtesy of GKids . . .
Directed by Stanley Kubrick. UK. 1964. PG. 95 minutes. Sony. Digital.
Referred to variously as a “classic nightmare comedy,” a “ferocious cold war satire,” and “the funniest movie ever made about thermonuclear holocaust,” Stanley Kubrick’s masterful Dr. Strangelove seems to grow increasingly relevant with each passing day. The story has a certifiably insane General (General Jack D. Ripper) who, believing that the Communists are sabotaging his “vital bodily fluids,” deliberately sends a bomber squadron off to attack the USSR. Hearing . . .
Come meet the Colonial staff, ask questions and share your opinions and ideas about all things Colonial! 3:45 – 4:45PM in the Colonial’s historic auditorium . . .
Directed by Tora Mårtens. Sweden. 2016. Ages 14+. 1 hour 30 minutes. African Film Festival. Digital.
In 2010 two African-Swedish young women, Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos, took part in the world’s biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time two women became World Champions in Hip Hop. This energetic, and at times affectingly quiet, documentary reveals Martha & Niki’s friendship and love of dance. The dancing is exhilarating – you won’t be able to stop smiling . . .
Longtime and new members can mingle, enjoy celebratory food and drink, and other cinema-centered frivolity when they present their cards or RSVP to Emily. 6:15 – 7:30PM in the Garden Suite in the new wing of the Colonial . . .
Directed by John Carroll Lynch. US. 2017. NR. 1 hour 28 minutes. Magnolia Pictures. Digital.
Lucky follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town. Having out lived and out smoked all of his contemporaries, the fiercely independent Lucky (Harry Dean Stanton) finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self exploration, leading towards that which is so often unattainable: enlightenment.
Special advance screening for Art House Theatre . . .