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Documentaries

Member passes are accepted at most documentary films. Click on the film title to confirm.
Matinee: $7 Adult // $7 Seniors (62+) & Students // $5 Members & Children <13
Evening: $10 Adult // $8 Seniors (62+) & Students // $6 Members & Children <13
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STEP

Fri., September 15, 2017 thru Thu., September 21, 2017

Directed by Amanda Lipitz. US. 2017. PG. 1 hour 23 minutes. Fox Searchlight. Digital.

Ends Thu, Sep 21.
Step documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.

“A soaring, heart-bursting portrait of a group of intrepid Baltimore high school . . .

Martha & Niki

Sun., September 24, 2017

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 . . .

Chasing Coral

Fri., September 29, 2017

Directed by Jeff Orlowski. US. 2017. NR. 1 hour 33 minutes. Netflix.
Presented by Green Earth Festival

One screening only! FREE and open to the public.
Coral reefs are the nursery for all life in the oceans, a remarkable ecosystem that sustains us. Yet with carbon emissions warming the seas, a phenomenon called “coral bleaching”—a sign of mass coral death—has been accelerating around the world, and the public has no idea of the scale or implication of the catastrophe silently raging underwater.

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Deconstructing The Beatles’ White Album

Mon., October 23, 2017

Directed by Scott Freiman. US. 2016. NR. 90 minutes. Abramorama. Digital.

In Deconstructing The Beatles’ White Album, composer/producer Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans young and old into the studio with The Beatles as they create their bestselling album, The Beatles (commonly referred to as the White Album).
Released in 1968, the White Album’s thirty songs span almost every style of music—from hard rock to country to chamber music to avant garde. Its recording took place during a remarkable . . .