Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 - December 4, 1993) was not only a creative genius, but also an eloquent thinker who articulated the madness of his times with extraordinary wit. The film ZAPPA is not a retro trip into the past, but a thoroughly modern exploration of a man whose world view on art and politics were far ahead of his time, and profoundly relevant in our challenging times. "In Zappa, this legendary artist's uncompromising nature is bracing, bold and utterly refreshing." -Tribune News Service. [Director] "Winter gives Zappa pride of place among the most important composers of the 20th-century, sharing some extraordinary performances of his little-known classical work." -Washington Post. "It's a multimedia immersion, filled with rare footage of Zappa from his teenage years on, and assembled with the loving dexterity we've come to expect from Alex Winter as a filmmaker." -Variety
ALSO STREAMING THROUGH THE ROSE THEATRE FILM LIBRARY
CODED BIAS "A wake-up call and a call to action." -NPR Los Angeles
BORN TO BE "A brave, revelatory, and beautifully realized film." -RogerEbert.com
SMOOTH TALK "It's impossible to deny [Laura] Dern's amazing performance." -Reel Film Reviews
Thank you for all the support you have shown the Rose and Starlight in what has a been a most challenging year for everyone. I am always grateful to be living in such a caring community. I wish you well on this holiday. Please stay safe.
Cider & Cinema: Every other week Finnriver will be pairing one of their wonderful, delicious ciders with one of our streaming movies. For information on their weekly pairings, please visit their Instagram page.
Pop-up popcorn on sale this Saturday, November 28th, 1:00-4:00.