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University Heights Center is hosting a mix of classic American and contemporary international film on the big screen in their beautiful auditorium. All shows are Pay-What-You-Can.

RSVP: https://www.uheightscenter.org/upcoming-events

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THEATER THURSDAYS: Second Thursday of every month at 7pm

The finest American classic films, from selections by the American Film institute in 1998 and 2007, The British Film Institute's 2012 critics and directors polls, and the IMDB top 250 as of November 2018. Films are provided by our friends at Scarecrow Video.

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CINEMA ECLECTICA: Fourth Saturday of every month at 7pm

Join us on the fourth Saturday of every month for award-winning contemporary international films in our beautiful auditorium. I'm very excited to have 12 opportunities a year to show celebrated and award-winning films from around the world.

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MOVIE MARATHONS: Last was The Lord of The Rings on January 19th 2019, Saturday from 8am - 10pm

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PAST (and planned) FILMS:

2017
November - Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)
December - Edward Scissorhands (1990)
2018
January - Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
February - Tom Jones (1963)
March - The Conversation (1974)
April - Broadcast News (1987)
May - The Big Lebowski (1998)
June – This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
July - Adam's Rib (1949)
Aug - Being There (1979)
Sept – The Rules of the Game (1939)
Oct – Breathless (À bout de souffle) (1960, French)
Nov – Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain) (2001, French)
Dec - Roman Holiday (1953)
2019
Jan - Double Indemnity (1944)
Feb - Summer 1993 (2017, Spanish)
Feb - The Insult (L'insulte) (2017, Lebanon)
Mar - All About Eve (1950)
April- Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993) (2017, Catalan)
April - On Body and Soul (Teströl és lélekröl) (2017, Hungary)
May - On the Waterfront (1954)
May – Newton (2017, India)
June - Cabaret (1972)
June - Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) (2018,Italy)
July - Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
July - Her Love Boils Bathwater (Yu wo wakasuhodo no atsui ai) (2016, Japan)
Aug - M*A*S*H (1970)
Sept - Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Oct - The Last Picture Show (1971)

Upcoming events (5+)

Happy as Lazzaro (Italy)

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"Happy as Lazzaro" (Lazzaro felice), winner of Best Screenplay at Cannes 2018 and a nominee for the Palme d'Or, as well as 13 other film awards internationally. IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6752992 *** This showing will be in Room 108, not the auditorium, due to a schedule conflict *** RSVP: https://www.uheightscenter.org/events/happy-as-lazzaro-italy-outdoor-cinema-eclectica Please invite your friends! We are trying to grow our movie nights, because the more the merrier. CINEMA ECLECTICA! Join us on the fourth Saturday of every month for award-winning contemporary international films in our beautiful auditorium. I'm very excited to have 12 opportunities a year to show celebrated and award-winning films from around the world. Ticketing: Our Pay-What-You-Can model allows our events to be accessible to the entire community! Accessibility: Wheelchair lift available at the SW entrance (off Brooklyn Ave). Max capacity of 250 lbs. Call UHeights staff for assistance at: (206)[masked]

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

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"Mutiny on the Bounty" (1935), winner of Best Picture at the 1936 Academy Awards. Remade several times, this is the original film adaptation of the late 18th century mutiny on H.M.S. Bounty in the South Pacific. Expect lots of period-specific swarthy manliness. IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026752 Variety review of the film from 1935: https://variety.com/1935/film/reviews/mutiny-on-the-bounty-2-1200411109/ Ticket price is Pay-What-You-Can: https://www.uheightscenter.org/events/mutiny-on-the-bounty-1935-theater-thursdays THEATER THURSDAYS is the series of American classic films shown in the University Heights Auditorium. This is a lovely old school auditorium restored with a large projection and sound system. Popcorn, drinks, and movie theater snacks are available for purchase. Please invite your friends! We are trying to grow our movie nights, because the more the merrier. We'll have some light fare available after the film for anyone who would like to stay and chat. Call UHeights staff for assistance with accessibility at: (206)[masked]

Her Love Boils Bathwater (Japan)

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"Her Love Boils Bathwater" (Yu wo wakasuhodo no atsui ai), the Japanese entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Academy Awards, and winner of 12 film awards internationally. We'll have some light fare available after the film for anyone who would like to stay and chat. IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4778500 RSVP: https://www.uheightscenter.org/events/her-love-boils-bathwater-japan-cinema-eclectica Please invite your friends! We are trying to grow our movie nights, because the more the merrier. CINEMA ECLECTICA! Join us every month for award-winning contemporary international films in our beautiful auditorium. International films are usually shown on the 4th Saturday, but this is on the 3rd Friday due to a schedule conflict. Popcorn and other movie theater snacks, along with drinks, will be available for purchase. Ticketing: Our Pay-What-You-Can model allows our events to be accessible to the entire community! Accessibility: Wheelchair lift available at the SW entrance (off Brooklyn Ave). Max capacity of 250 lbs. Call UHeights staff for assistance at: (206)[masked]

M*A*S*H (1970)

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"M*A*S*H" (1970), winner of the 1971 Academy Award for Best Writing, although won the Palme d'Or at Cannes the previous year. Irreverence masks the hardship of the Korean War, and quite poignant, brisk and very funny. Robert Altman directs. IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066026 Review by Roger Ebert: https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/cabaret-1972 "One of the reasons "MASH" is so funny is that it's so desperate." Ticket price is Pay-What-You-Can: THEATER THURSDAYS is the series of American classic films shown in the University Heights Auditorium. This is a lovely old school auditorium restored with a large projection and sound system. Popcorn, drinks, and movie theater snacks are available for purchase. Please invite your friends! We are trying to grow our movie nights, because the more the merrier. We'll have some light fare available after the film for anyone who would like to stay and chat. Call UHeights staff for assistance with accessibility at: (206)[masked]

Past events (15)

Cabaret (1972)

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