We believe art is a reflection of life and by engaging in cinematic art we are able to learn more about what specific films are telling us about the human condition.

We are a very diverse group who gets together once a month to watch a film (somewhere in between a Hollywood Blockbuster and Indie Art House), then discuss it afterwards. We look for plot, theme, character development, screenwriting, cinematography, and use these things are starting points for discussion.

If you enjoy watching movies that make you think/feel, this is the group for you. We have watched films as diverse as The Diving Bell and The Butterfly to Donnie Darko, and directors as different as Alfred Hitchcock to Wes Anderson. No genre is untouched or undiscussed. If you hate it when people talk during a movie but won't/can't talk when it's done, then you need to be a part of our group.

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  • February 21 · 5:30 PM

    February Meetup: Inside Man

    25 Cinefiles | 5.00

    This month we will be watching Inside Man, the 2006 film directed by Spike Lee. A police detective, a bank robber, and a power broker enter high-stakes negotiations... Learn more
  • January 17 · 5:30 PM

    January: Amadeus

    25 Cinefiles | 5.00

    For the January Meetup we will be enjoying Amadeus (1984). In a similar vein but a different slant compared to our November Meetup, The Presitge, Amadeus is story... Learn more
  • December 13, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    December Special Potluck Meetup Redux: Holiday

    15 Cinefiles | 5.00

    This event is very different than usual SO READ THIS POST CAREFULLY. Remember when we couldn't watch Holiday last year due to technical difficulties? We'll we're trying... Learn more
  • November 15, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    November Meetup: The Prestige

    25 Cinefiles | 5.00

    The movie for November’s Art on Life meetup will be The Prestige (2006), a film directed by Christopher Nolan. The Prestige follows two 19th century stage magicians as... Learn more
  • October 18, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    Bonnie and Clyde

    26 Cinefiles | 5.00

    Join us for this 1967 classic directed by Arthur Penn. Considered one of the final nails in the coffin of the old Hollywood Production Code, this film is a turning point... Learn more
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Founded Jan 23, 2009

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