No is the true story about a vote to remove Chile's Pinochet from office. I have been hearing about this film for a long time. Yes, it is only 4 days after the film festival, but the story line is riveting.
The Tavern company is a few blocks across the street from the theater. It is about a 5 minute walk. They have good bar food.
Tips for improving your restaurant experience:
Print a map or enter the address in your GPS ahead of time.
Bring CASH to pay for your meal. When you arrive, ask to sit at the "Movie Group" table. 7:15 MOVIE
Meet near the entrance door to the theater 5 minutes ahead of time or look for the group inside the theater or meet us afterward by the door.
After Movie discussion
We may head over to the LEMON GRASS next door to discuss the film more.
In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote YES or NO to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition leaders for the NO persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra, to spearhead their campaign. Against all odds, with scant resources and under scrutiny by the despot's minions, Saavedra and his team devise an audacious plan to win the election and set Chile free.
"A mesmerizing, realistic and often hilarious look at the politics of power (http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/no_2012/reviews/?type=top_critics) and the power of ideas ..."
Read more... (http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/2013/03/14/say_yes_to_no_with_gael_garcia_bernal_review.html)
The $5.00 yearly fee (or $1.50 for one movie) goes toward charges incurred for using the MeetUp website. You can access PayPal (see link in left hand column) or pay your fee to the Organizer at the event.
CEDAR LEE 2163 Lee Road. Cleveland Heights
Parking: Paid Parking is now 24 X 7, so bring quarters. Credit cards work in the garage. The back half of the parking lot is only 25 cents for 60 minutes. A free parking lot is on Edgewood road, one block west of Lee road at Cedar.
CAPITOL THEATER 1390 W. 65th St. Cleveland (216)[masked]. http://www.clevelandcinemas.com/showtimes.asp?ptID=AACAP
Parking: A free parking lot is next to the theater.
CINEMATHEQUE Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Blvd. http://www.cia.edu/extended_film_schedule/
Parking: They have a free parking lot.
CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART Films , 11150 East Blvd. http://www.clevelandart.org/events/films.aspx
Parking: They have an attendant parking garage. There is also street parking.
CLEVELAND FILM SOCIETY. Hosts the Cleveland International Film Festival at Tower City. http://www.clevelandfilm.org/
Parking at Tower City: Free validated parking with movie.
LOPEZ 2196 Lee Road or New Heights Grill, 2206 Lee Road. A half-block south of the Cedar Lee on the other side of Lee Road. We often go to one of these places afterward for discussions.
NOTE TO FIRST TIME GOERS
If this is your first movie with the group, there is no fee to attend.
This group has been successful partly because members have a genuine interest in meeting fellow independent movie goers. We don't always know where to look for you, especially first timers. Consider posting your picture and printing out the pictures of the attendees to help find everyone easier.
We have multiple meeting places:
Entrance door to the movie in the theater hallway 5-10 minutes before the movie starts By the entrance door or ticket office after the movie Reserved table at the restaurant under the name "Movie Group" We don't always sit together in the movie theater but if you see a bunch of people talking about good movies they have seen, it is probably us. Please join in. We are always happy to get new people involved.
NOTE TO ALL
In the world of Independent films, it is recommended that you check back a few days before the event to make sure the movie, restaurant, location or time has not changed.