National Theatre Live: Much Ado About Nothing

12/3, 12/11
National Theatre Live: Much Ado About Nothing

as part of Theatre From London

Part of the Theatre From London Series: Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity. The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty. But when the owner’s daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in the mood for love. A string of scandalous deceptions soon surround not only the young couple, but also the adamantly single Beatrice and Benedick.

Simon Godwin directs this irresistible comedy, captured live from the National Theatre stage.

PG-13, 3 hrs.

National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

10/22, 10/30
National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

as part of Theatre From London

Part of the Theatre From London Series: A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night). After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms. 

Emily Burns directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals.

PG-13, 3 hrs.

National Theatre Live: Straight Line Crazy

10/1, 10/9
National Theatre Live: Straight Line Crazy

as part of Theatre From London

Part of the Theatre from London Series: Ralph Fiennes leads the cast in David Hare’s blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator whose legacy changed the city forever. For forty uninterrupted years, Robert Moses exploited those in office through a mix of charm and intimidation. Motivated at first by a determination to improve the lives of New York City’s workers, he created parks, bridges and 627 miles of expressway to connect the people to the great outdoors. Faced with resistance by protest groups campaigning for a very different idea of what the city should become, will the weakness of democracy be exposed in the face of his charismatic conviction? 

Captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London, Nicholas Hytner directs this exhilarating new play.

3 hrs.

"[Fiennes is] matched by a blistering turn from Danny Webb, as Moses's boss, New York State Governor Al Smith. It's the kind of cameo for which actors would cheerfully kill." – Daily Mail

"It's stirring, engrossing stuff, smoothly directed by Nicholas Hytner, purring along at pace, and full of thought-provoking observations." – WhatsOnStage

"Webb heats up the stage with delicious danger, giving the impressive Fiennes a run for his money." – Variety

National Theatre Live: Prima Facie

7/23, 7/31
National Theatre Live: Prima Facie

as part of Theatre From London

Part of the Theatre From London Series: Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge. PRIMA FACIE takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game. Justin Martin directs this solo tour de force, captured live from the intimate Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End.

"West End debuts don’t come much more astonishing than this solo tour de force by Jodie Comer." – Daily Telegraph

"An extraordinarily gutsy and rich performance by Jodie Comer." – Evening Standard

"An unforgettable moment of theatre." – WhatsOnStage

"Jodie Comer is phenomenal...a fearless, faultless performance." – Deadline

R, 2 hrs.

Official Competition

Starts 7/1
Official Competition

A billionaire businessman in search of fame and social prestige decides to make a unique, groundbreaking film. To achieve this goal, he hires the best of the best: A stellar team consisting of the famous filmmaker Lola Cuevas and two well-known actors, played by Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, who boast not only an enormous talent, but also an even bigger ego: Hollywood star Félix Rivero and aging theater thespian Iván Torres. They're both legends, but not exactly the best of friends. Through a series of increasingly hilarious tests set by Lola, Félix and Iván must confront not only each other, but also their own legacies. Spanish with subtitles.

NR, 114 min.

"One of the many joys of this send-up of filmmaking is that, for all the director's looniness, she is so often right." - Globe & Mail

"Controlled pacing, visual punchlines, and an insider knowledge of the varied pretensions within filmmaking make this a consistently amusing - if never downright hilarious - vehicle for the well-honed comic sides of two of Spain's most famous exports." - The Playlist

"For viewers willing to go with the flow, the film serves up roughly two hours of sharp reflections deliciously wrapped in entertaining antics." - Hollywood Reporter

I Married A Witch

6/12
I Married A Witch

as part of Classics Night

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Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Sun, 6/12 7:30
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Starlight Classics Night! **Introduction by Sammantha Ladwig, owner of the Imprint Bookstore.**

Veronica Lake casts a seductive spell as a charmingly vengeful sorceress in this supernatural screwball classic. Many centuries after cursing the male descendants of the Salem puritan who sent her to the stake, this blonde bombshell with a broomstick finds herself drawn to one of them - a prospective governor (Frederic March) about to marry a spoiled socialite (Susan Hayward). I Married a Witch is a comic confection bursting with playful special effects and sparkling witticisms.*

"If you’ve seen Hocus Pocus a million times, consider falling under the spell of this charming 1942 romantic comedy starring Veronica Lake." - Vanity Fair

"Lake is delightfully effective as the malicious woman, whose ideas of punishment are often beautifully absurd, and March provides an excellent foil." - Time Out

*Summary borrowed from Criterion Collection

National Theatre Live: Henry V

6/5, 6/11
National Theatre Live: Henry V

as part of Theatre From London

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Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Sun, 6/5 11:30 am
Sat, 6/11 11:30 am
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Part of the Theatre from London Series: Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war. Captured live from the Donmar Warehouse in London, this exciting modern production directed by Max Webster (Life of Pi) explores what it means to be English and our relationship to Europe, asking: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?

"A victory!"Telegraph

"Astonishing in its power."The I

"Burns with epic intensity."West End Best Friend

PG-13, 3 hrs.

Foothpaths | A Poetry Reading with Kathryn Hunt and Maryna Ajaja

6/4 - Starlight Room
Foothpaths | A Poetry Reading with Kathryn Hunt and Maryna Ajaja

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Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Sat, 6/4 1:00
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The Starlight Room is proud to present a LIVE poetry reading with Kathryn Hunt & Maryna Ajaja. Tickets are $10. 

Kathryn Hunt lives on the coast of the Salish Sea. She is author of two poetry collections, Long Way Through Ruin and Seed Wheel and a chapbook, The Country I Come From. Her poems have appeared in Orion, Radar, and Terrain, among others. She’s worked as a waitress, shipscaler, short-order cook, bookseller, printer, food bank coordinator, filmmaker, and freelance writer.

Maryna Ajaja was raised in L. A. and later moved to the Northwest, raised her children near Port Townsend, and fished salmon in Alaska. She studied filmmaking in St. Petersburg, Russia. For 27 years, she’s worked as a programmer for the Seattle International Film Festival. Her poetry collections Empatheia and In Deep are informed by all of the landscapes, disciplines, and people that have made up her life.

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Hamlet

6/4
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Hamlet

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Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Sat, 6/4 9:55 am
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Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: When Australian composer Brett Dean’s HAMLET had its world premiere at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2017, The Guardian declared, “New opera doesn’t often get to sound this good … Shakespeare offers a gauntlet to composers that shouldn’t always be picked up, but Dean’s Hamlet rises to the challenge.” On June 4, this riveting contemporary masterpiece appears live in cinemas, with Neil Armfield, who directed the work’s premiere, bringing his acclaimed staging to the Met stage. Many of the original cast members have followed, including tenor Allan Clayton in the title role. Nicholas Carter makes his Met debut conducting a remarkable ensemble, which also features soprano Brenda Rae as Ophelia, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly as Gertrude, baritone Rod Gilfry as Claudius, and legendary bass John Tomlinson as the ghost of Hamlet’s father. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to movie theaters across the globe.

3 hrs, 35 min.

Conductor: Nicholas Carter
Ophelia: Brenda Rae
Gertrude: Sarah Connolly
Rosencrantz: Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen
Guildenstern: Christopher Lowrey
Hamlet: Allan Clayton
Laertes: David Butt Philip
Polonius: William Burden
Horatio: Jacques Imbrailo

Top Gun: Maverick

5/26 - Rose Theatre (Sneak Preview tickets available now!)
Top Gun: Maverick

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Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Thu, 5/26 7:30 (Sneak Preview!)
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After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw, call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose”. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.

 PG-13, 131 mins.

Shane

5/22
Shane

as part of Classics Night

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Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Sun, 5/22 7:30
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Starlight Classics Night! Enigmatic gunslinger Shane (Alan Ladd) rides into a small Wyoming town with hopes of quietly settling down as a farmhand. Taking a job on homesteader Joe Starrett's (Van Heflin) farm, Shane is drawn into a battle between the townsfolk and ruthless cattle baron Rufus Ryker (Emile Meyer). Shane's growing attraction to Starrett's wife, Marian (Jean Arthur), and his fondness for their son Joey (Brandon de Wilde), who idolizes Shane, force Shane to realize that he must thwart Ryker's plan.

NR, 118 min.

"If the Western is the quintessential American mythology, Shane is its great knight-samurai archetype: stern in battle, mild with women and children, siding with the wronged." - Decent Films Guide

"Wyoming's scenic splendors against which the story is filmed are breathtaking. Sunlight, the shadow of rain storms and the eerie lights of night play a realistic part in making the picture a visual treat." - Variety

"There are intriguing mysteries in Shane, puzzles and challenges, not least in the title character and the way he is played by Alan Ladd." - Chicago Sun Times

Mississippi Masala

5/21
Mississippi Masala

The vibrant cultures of India, Uganda, and the American South are blended and simmered into a rich and fragrant fusion feast in Mira Nair’s luminous look at the complexities of love in the modern melting pot. Years after her Indian family was forced to flee their home in Uganda by the dictatorship of Idi Amin, twentysomething Mina (Sarita Choudhury) finds herself helping to run a motel in the faraway land of Mississippi. It’s there that a passionate romance with the charming Black carpet cleaner Demetrius (Denzel Washington) challenges the prejudices of their conservative families and exposes the rifts between the region’s Indian and African American communities. Tackling thorny issues of racism, colorism, culture clash, and displacement with big-hearted humor and keen insight, Nair serves up a sweet, sexy, and radical celebration of love’s power to break down the barriers between us. *New 4K restoration!

R, 118 min.

"Looks at the tricky business of love, race, class, and privilege." - The Stranger

"Brims with the color and richness of an oil painting." - The Juggernaut

"Singularly inspiring." - BBC

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Lucia Di Lammermoor

5/21
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Lucia Di Lammermoor

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Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Sat, 5/21 9:55 am
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Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: On May 21, soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted heroine of Lucia di Lammermoor, in an electrifying new staging by in-demand Australian theater and film director Simon Stone, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. Show-stopping tenor Javier Camarena adds to the bel canto fireworks as Lucia’s beloved, Edgardo, with baritone Artur Ruciński as her overbearing brother, Enrico, and bass Matthew Rose as her tutor, Raimondo. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to movie theaters across the globe. Sung in Italian with subtitles.

3 hrs, 45 min.

Conductor: Ricardo Frizza
Lucia: Nadine Sierra
Edgardo: Javier Camarena
Enrico: Arthur Rucinski
Raimondo: Matthew Rose

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Safety Protocols

Current temporary policy, to be evaluated weekly. We hope to welcome non-vaccinated guests soon.

•  Movie patrons must provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination (at least 2 weeks prior). Acceptable forms include physical cards, digital cards, or a photo of your card. 
•  Children 5 must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult. 
•  Masks are required in the concession, lobby and restrooms.
•  Masks are recommended in the auditorium.

Additional precautions:
•  The Rose and Rosebud will continue to be undersold to provide ample room for distancing at every showing.
•  HVAC system updated with MERV-13 filters which remove fine particles from the air, as well as potential allergens and airborne pathogens. 
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•  High touch points are disinfected regularly.

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The Duke

Rose Theatre & Starlight Room
The Duke

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Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Wed, 5/18 4:30, 7:00
Thu, 5/19 4:30
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Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Wed, 5/18 - Thu, 5/19 7:00
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THE DUKE is set in 1961 when Kempton Bunton (Jim Broadbent), a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government agreed to provide television for free to the elderly. What happened next became the stuff of legend. Only 50 years later did the full story emerge – a startling revelation of how a good man set out to change the world and in so doing saved his son and his marriage. THE DUKE features "truly joyous" performances from Broadbent and Dame Helen Mirren.

R, 96 min.

"This is the kind of British film with international appeal: the venerable cast, genial tone, inspirational story, and mischievous English eccentricity are all present and correct. Settle in, preferably with a nice cup of tea to hand, and enjoy." – indieWire

"If Jim Broadbent ever felt inclined to commit a high-stakes art heist, THE DUKE is proof that he would probably get away with it. He’s that disarmingly winsome." – Independent (UK)

"The kind of heist movie that will steal your affections from under your nose. An Ealing-esque comedy with its heart exactly in the right place, it proves a fitting farewell for the multitalented director, Roger Michell." – Empire Magazine

"Funny, silly and just a damn good time at the pictures." – Little White Lies

Petite Maman

Starlight Room
Petite Maman

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Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Wed, 5/18 - Thu, 5/19 4:30
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Céline Sciamma continues to prove herself as one of the most accomplished and unpredictable contemporary French filmmakers with her follow up to PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE, the uniquely emotional, PETITE MAMAN. Following the death of her beloved grandmother, 8-year-old Nelly accompanies her parents to her mother’s childhood home to begin the difficult process of cleaning out its contents. As Nelly explores the house and nearby woods, she is immediately drawn to a neighbor her own age building a treehouse. What follows is a tender tale of childhood grief, memory and connection.

PG, 72 min. 

"I’ve seen it three times now, and the movie seems to burrow a little bit further down into your soul every time."Rolling Stone

"Céline Sciamma’s beautiful fairytale reverie is occasioned by the dual mysteries of memory and the future: simple, elegant and very moving. I fell instantly under its spell...What a superb movie – a jewel." – The Gaurdian 

"It’s rare that a film feels as special as this one. Hold it tight."Thrillist

"Luminous."New York Times

"A transportive film that beautifully articulates the way children perceive and process loss and grief." - Little White Lies

"A story even more delicate and moving than Sciamma's last effort, this takes an unusual and thoughtful look at girlhood, motherhood and friendship. It's enchanting." - Empire Magazine

Everything Everywhere All At Once

Rosebud Cinema
Everything Everywhere All At Once

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Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
Date Time
Wed, 5/18 - Thu, 5/19 6:30
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Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, collectively known as Daniels, the film is a hilarious and big-hearted sci-fi action adventure about an exhausted Chinese American woman (Michelle Yeoh) who can't seem to finish her taxes.

R, 132 min.

"Everything Everywhere All at Once may be a kaleidoscopic fantasy battle across space, time, genres, and emotions, but it’s an incredibly moving family drama first." - New York Magazine

"An explosion of creative weirdness that is equal parts exhilarating and overwhelming." - Observer

"I suspect you could watch “Everything Everywhere All At Once” multiple times and have a different experience every time; it seems like a movie that would always have another angle to reveal." - Seattle Times

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Happening

Rosebud Cinema
Happening

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Wed, 5/18 - Thu, 5/19 4:00
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France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant, she sees the opportunity to finish her studies and escape the constraints of her social background disappearing. With her final exams fast approaching and her belly growing, Anne resolves to act, even if she has to confront shame and pain, even if she must risk prison to do so. An adaptation of Annie Ernaux's eponymous novel, looking back on her experience with abortion when it was still illegal in France in the 1960s. French with subtitles.

R, 100 mins.

"Deftly adapted by director Audrey Diwan from a novella, HAPPENING is a period piece, but it’s acted and shot with a shivery immediacy." – Daily Telegraph (UK)

"With clear-eyed poise, the director Audrey Diwan captures the wrenching loneliness that can come with terminating an unwanted pregnancy – and how judgment of such a choice can be even more crushing than the possibility of breaking an unjust law." – The Atlantic

"It's hard to think of a film more necessary in the current moment." – Little White Lies

The Birds

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Starlight Room
The Birds

as part of Classics Night

Showtimes

Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Sun, 5/8 7:30

Starlight Classics Night! Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren) meets Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor) in a San Francisco pet store and decides to follow him home. She brings with her the gift of two love birds and they strike up a romance. One day birds start attacking children at Mitch's sisters party. A huge assault starts on the town by attacking birds. Hitchcock's follow-up to PSYCHO is truly terrifying. 

PG-13, 119 min.

"The true genius of the film, based on a 1952 short story by Daphne du Maurier, is the way Hitchcock makes the malevolent birds seem like manifestations of his characters' mental unease." - Daily Telegraph

"Few films depict so eerily yet so meticulously the metaphysical and historical sense of a world out of joint." - New Yorker

The Metropolitan Opera Live: Turandot

Rose Theatre
The Metropolitan Opera Live: Turandot

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Playing in the Rose Theatre
Date Time
Sat, 5/7 9:55 am
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Part of the Metropolitan Opera Live Series: Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska stars in the title role of the legendary cold-hearted princess—seen live in cinemas on May 7. Tenor Yonghoon Lee is the bold prince determined to win Turandot’s love, alongside soprano Ermonela Jaho as the devoted servant Liù legendary bass Ferruccio Furlanetto as the blind king Timur. Marco Armiliato conducts Puccini’s stirring score. 

3 hrs, 30 min.

Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Turandot: Anna Netrebko
Liu: Ermonela Jaho
Calaf: Yonghoon Lee
Timur: Ferruccio Furlanetto

Amy Gulick Presentation & Book Signing with Save Our Wild Salmon

5/10 - Rose Theatre
Amy Gulick Presentation & Book Signing with Save Our Wild Salmon

Join us for a FREE with RSVP (all-ages) presentation and book signing event with Amy Gulick, an award-winning nature photographer and writer. Amy will guide us with engaging stories and stunning images from The Salmon Way: An Alaska State of Mind, her book that celebrates the relationships among salmon and people in Alaska. The Salmon Way: An Alaska State of Mind is the recipient of an Independent Publisher Book Award, a Nautilus Book Award, an INDIES Book of the Year Award, and has been named a Best Indie Book by Kirkus Reviews. Visit www.amygulick.com for more information!

The event will be from 7:00-8:30pm and doors will open at 6:00pm for book signing and socializing. 

To reserve your ticket, please click here:  https://saveourwildsalmon.salsalabs.org/amygulickporttownsend

Intrigued that there is still a place in the world where the lives of people and wild salmon are inextricably linked, writer and photographer Amy Gulick ventured to Alaska to explore the web of human relationships that revolve around these extraordinary fish. Commercial fishermen took her on as crew; Alaska Native families taught her the art of preserving fish and culture; and sport fishing guides showed her where to cast her line as well as her mind. Alaskans everywhere shared their salmon riches with her in their kitchens, cabins, and fish camps—it’s the salmon way. 

Amy is an award-winning nature photographer and writer, a Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers, and a Fellow with The Safina Center. Her images and stories have been featured in Outdoor Photographer, National Wildlife, Audubon and other publications. She is the recipient of the Daniel Housberg Wilderness Image Award from the Alaska Conservation Foundation, the Voice of the Wild Award from the Alaska Wilderness League, and a Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation.

Participating Organizations: Save Our Wild Salmon, North Olympic Orca Pod, and Wild Orca

Visit www.amygulick.com for more information or email Amy at: ajgrondin@gmail.com

Brief Encounter

5/14 - Starlight Room
Brief Encounter

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Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Sat, 5/14 12:15
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Part of the Ted Walch series: Two Love Stories from Classic Cinema
 
Two of the most moving love stories ever filmed burrow inside us with that exquisite pain that marks any great love story.  Both movies burn white hot, one with a gentle flame and the other with blowtorch intensity, making viewers ache at every moment for lasting loves that cannot be.
 
David Lean’s exquisite BRIEF ENCOUNTER (1945) polled for many years in Britain as “the best romantic movie of all time.”  Still beloved today, this story, based on a play by Noel Coward, tells the story of two persons who find in a brief encounter outside marriage a love too strong to survive the mores and practices its time. Starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard. NR, 86 min.
 
George Stevens’ heartbreaking A PLACE IN THE SUN (1951), “a true classic of American cinema,” gives us a story of love so big, so bold, and so dangerous that it exacts the ultimate cost and sacrifice. Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift. NR, 122 min.

Ted Walch holds The Ted Walch Chair for Cinema Studies and Performing Arts at Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. He is co-host of Classic Movie Must, a podcast that recently featured him and co-host Max Baril in conversation with Tom Hanks about 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. He just finished writing What Are We Going to Do About the Kid? Making Mischief and Memoir with The 400 Blows. Walch is an annual guest lecturer at the Starlight Room, his favorite place to talk about movies. 

A Place in the Sun

5/14 - Starlight Room
A Place in the Sun

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Playing in the Starlight Room · 21+ Venue
Date Time
Sat, 5/14 3:30
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Part of the Ted Walch series: Two Love Stories from Classic Cinema
 
Two of the most moving love stories ever filmed burrow inside us with that exquisite pain that marks any great love story.  Both movies burn white hot, one with a gentle flame and the other with blowtorch intensity, making viewers ache at every moment for lasting loves that cannot be.
 
David Lean’s exquisite BRIEF ENCOUNTER (1945) polled for many years in Britain as “the best romantic movie of all time.”  Still beloved today, this story, based on a play by Noel Coward, tells the story of two persons who find in a brief encounter outside marriage a love too strong to survive the mores and practices its time. Starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard. NR, 86 min.
 
George Stevens’ heartbreaking A PLACE IN THE SUN (1951), “a true classic of American cinema,” gives us a story of love so big, so bold, and so dangerous that it exacts the ultimate cost and sacrifice. Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift. NR, 122 min.

Ted Walch holds The Ted Walch Chair for Cinema Studies and Performing Arts at Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. He is co-host of Classic Movie Must, a podcast that recently featured him and co-host Max Baril in conversation with Tom Hanks about 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. He just finished writing What Are We Going to Do About the Kid? Making Mischief and Memoir with The 400 Blows. Walch is an annual guest lecturer at the Starlight Room, his favorite place to talk about movies. 

Downton Abbey: A New Era

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Downton Abbey: A New Era

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Thu, 5/19 7:00 (SNEAK PREVIEW!)
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From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast as they go on a grand journey to the South of France to uncover the mystery of the Dowager Countess' newly inherited villa.

PG, 125 min.

"An affectionate, escapist hug of a movie — like being wrapped in a doily." – Empire Magazine

"Creator Julian Fellowes knows what his audience expects and yet manages to develop his characters further. Smith has some lovely scenes near the end that are rich with nuance." – Edge Media Network

"Tons of laughs in this cosy and warm return to the characters fans fell in love with in the TV series." – Daily Express (UK)

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Rose Theatre - Ends Thursday 5/5
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

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Thu, 5/5 4:30, 7:30
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Nicolas Cage stars as...Nick Cage in the action-comedy THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT. Creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, the fictionalized version of Cage must accept a $1 million offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous superfan (Pedro Pascal). Things take a wildly unexpected turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA operative (Tiffany Haddish) and forced to live up to his own legend, channeling his most iconic and beloved on-screen characters in order to save himself and his loved ones. With a career built for this very moment, the seminal award-winning actor must take on the role of a lifetime: Nicolas Cage.

R, 106 min.

"It's a raucous journey that'll leave you with a grin plastered on your face. Cage playing a version of himself makes for a unique meta-comedy featuring no shortage of poignant moments and riotous gags that'll deepen your appreciation for his work." – Bloody Disgusting

"Those who accept that it will never be as unpredictable as the man himself should find much to enjoy — especially given the addition of Pedro Pascal, who steals several scenes from a performer who’s nearly impossible to ignore." – Hollywood Reporter

"There’s something for everyone in THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT. It’s one of the funniest movies of the year." – indieWire

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The Northman

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The Northman

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Thu, 5/5 4:00, 7:10
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From visionary director Robert Eggers comes The Northman, an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father’s murder. With an all-star cast that includes Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk, and Willem Dafoe. Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy's mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who's on a mission to save his mother, kill his uncle and avenge his father.

R, 138 min.

"A staggering feat of visceral filmmaking." - The Playlist

"This is intimate, culturally rich storytelling on a brutally epic scale." - Empire Magazine

"A delightfully offbeat epic. No guts, no glory!" - Little White Lies

"In a movie era that’s been defined by compromise, The Northman rides into theaters with the fury of a valkyrie — it’s the rare studio epic that would sooner die than submit to modern precepts of how it should be told." - IndieWire

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The General

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The General

One of the most revered comedies of the silent era, THE GENERAL finds hapless railroad engineer Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) facing off against soldiers during the Civil War. When Johnny's fiancée, Annabelle (Marion Mack), is accidentally taken away while on a train stolen by Northern forces, Gray pursues the soldiers, using various modes of transportation in comic action scenes that highlight Keaton's boundless wit and dexterity.

"Every shot has the authenticity and the unassuming correct composition of a Mathew Brady Civil War photograph," wrote film historian David Robinson.

NR, 78 min., 1926

"The birth of slapstick." – Empire Magazine

"In these times when all risk is assumed by CGI effects, Keaton's squealing funny, exquisitely timed, death-defying leaps are all the more breathtaking." – Times (UK)

"[Keaton's films] have such a graceful perfection, such a meshing of story, character and episode, that they unfold like music." – Roger Ebert

Newtok

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Newtok

In honor of Earth Day, the Rose is proud to present a FREE public screening of NEWTOK, a film by Patagonia. Tickets are available at the box office and online (to reserve online, just click Buy Tickets and follow the prompts, you won't be charged). Limit 2 per person. Free small popcorn with every ticket!

The village of Newtok, Alaska, is attempting to move due to climate change. Their village sits atop rapidly thawing permafrost, and the Ninglick river, once a mile away, is now destroying homes. To move the 380 residents is expected to cost upwards of $300 million dollars. The village has been trying to move for 35 years, But 2019 will finally be the year it happens. The village has bought a new plot of land and is planning on building 20 of the 100 homes they need, and moving at least a quarter of the village to the new site by October, 2019. And Newtok is just the tip of the spear: the United Nations estimates that 200 million to 1 billion people will need to migrate due to climate change by 2050. In the meantime, Calvin Tom, who grew up in Anchorage but moved to Newtok after he graduated high school to be closer to his extended family, is simply trying to learn about his Yup’ik heritage, culture, language and traditions. NEWTOK is a verité portrait of a man and a community, both coming of age in a time of dire ecological peril. As Calvin attempts to balance the modern childhood he left behind with the more traditionally Yup’ik lifestyle he is adopting, his village is having to accept that their home, and perhaps their entire way of life, will soon cease to exist if they don’t adapt.

NR, 93 min.

Some Like It Hot

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Some Like It Hot

as part of Classics Night

Starlight Classics Night! After witnessing a Mafia murder, two down on their luck jazz musicians, slick saxophone player Joe (Tony Curtis) and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon), improvise a quick plan to escape from Chicago with their lives. Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for sunny Florida. While Joe pretends to be a millionaire to win the band's sexy singer, Sugar (Marilyn Monroe), Jerry finds himself pursued by a real millionaire (Joe E. Brown) as things heat up and the mobsters close in.

NR, 121 min.

"Some Like It Hot was released in 1959 but its effervescence and sparkle are timeless. I guarantee that it will make you laugh out loud." - Film Companion

"Fifty-five years old and still a comedy masterpiece." - Empire Magazine

"One of the greatest comedies ever." - BBC.com

National Theatre Live: The Book of Dust

4/24 - Rose Theatre
National Theatre Live: The Book of Dust

Part of the Theatre From London Series: Set twelve years before the epic HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, this gripping adaptation of THE BOOK OF DUST – LA BELLE SAUVAGE revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.

Two young people and their demons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the center of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others.

Eighteen years after his ground-breaking production of HIS DARK MATERIALS at the National Theatre, director Nicholas Hytner returns to Pullman’s parallel universe.

3 hrs.

"Four stars! A terrific piece of story-telling; confident and enthralling." – WhatsOnStage

"Wonderful and evocative. Romantic and dramatic."British Theatre

"A galloping adventure of wonder." – Evening Standard
 

¡Viva Maestro!

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¡Viva Maestro!

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Thu, 4/21 4:00
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When conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s international tours are disrupted by deadly protests across his native Venezuela, one of the world’s greatest and most beloved musicians faces the challenge of a lifetime —one that will deepen his commitment to the mentor who changed his life, upend relationships with friends and musicians he’s led since his teens, and test his belief in art’s transformative capacity. ¡ViIVA MAESTRO!, the uplifting and timely new documentary from acclaimed director Ted Braun, follows Dudamel around the world as he responds to these unexpected and daunting obstacles with powerful music-making and an innovative and triumphant concert that celebrates the power of art to renew and unite.

NR, 99 min.

"Dudamel is a joyfully appealing figure." – New York Times

CODA

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CODA

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Thu, 4/21 7:00
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Seventeen-year-old Ruby (Emilia Jones) is the sole hearing member of a deaf family -- a CODA, child of deaf adults. Her life revolves around acting as interpreter for her parents (Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur) and working on the family's struggling fishing boat every day before school with her father and older brother (Daniel Durant). But when Ruby joins her high school's choir club, she discovers a gift for singing and soon finds herself drawn to her duet partner Miles (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo). Encouraged by her enthusiastic, tough-love choirmaster (Eugenio Derbez) to apply to a prestigious music school, Ruby finds herself torn between the obligations she feels to her family and the pursuit of her own dreams. All showings will have open captions, so that the film is accessible to the deaf hard-of-hearing communities.

PG-13, 111 min.

"Each performance breathes life and nuance into what could easily have been a misfire. Instead, the result is tremendously sweet, uproariously funny and one of the best crowd-pleasers this year." - Observer

"No theatrics, no gimmicks - just a wonderful coming-of-age gem that aims directly at the heart and hits the bullseye." - US Weekly

"Its brilliance lies in combining... well-tread tropes with an important sense of inclusion for a sweet story that truly sings." - USA Today

College

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College

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Sat, 4/16 11:00 am
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In one of his most successful films, Buster Keaton goes back to school and stages a hilarious send-up of university life in COLLEGE. Keaton stars as Ronald, an idealistic freshman who attends Clayton College in pursuit of higher learning, but finds himself instead embroiled in a war of athletics as he fights for the heart of his beloved coed, Mary (Anne Cornwall).

More than he had in any other feature, Keaton stretched the boundaries of solo physical comedy. In a series of unforgettable vignettes, stone-faced Ronald tries his hand as a baseball player, soda jerk, waiter, coxswain, and track star, performing each task with a steady determination but with consistently disastrous results. These scenes are especially amazing because in demonstrating Ronald's athletic inadequacies, Keaton reveals a surprising degree of physical prowess and finesse, particularly during the film's exhilarating climax.

NR, 64 min., 1927

"Buster on the playing field, failing gloriously at every sport but executing each one beautifully when he dashes to his girl's rescue, is a study in precision and grace." – Chicago Reader

"Madcap fun as the supremely athletic Keaton plays a bookworm who, for love of a jock-loving girl, tries but fails heroically at every possible sport in every possible way." – Low IQ Canadian

"A classic comedy with Keaton in top acrobatic form." – Journal and Courier

Gagarine

Rosebud Cinema - Ends Thursday 4/14
Gagarine

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Thu, 4/14 7:15
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Teenager Youri (gifted newcomer Alseni Bathily) has lived his whole life in the tight-knit community of Gagarine, even being named after the famed Russian cosmonaut who inaugurated it in 1963. From the heights of his apartment, the science wiz dreams of becoming an astronaut. But when plans to demolish his home are leaked, Youri joins the resistance, embarking on a mission to save Gagarine, resolved to keep both the building and its community alive. Working tirelessly with best friend Houssam (Jamil McCraven) and Diana (Lyna Khoudri), a mechanically-minded Roma girl he has a crush on, Youri ingeniously transforms the housing project into his own "starship" before it disappears into space forever. French with subtitles.

NR, 98 min.

"Free of cliché, visually ingenious, Gagarine is a pleasure - pure magic realism, a homespun spectacular." - Financial Times

"This dreamlike romance can certainly be deemed a flagship for the continuation of imagination and ambition in French cinema." - Screen International

Compartment No. 6

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Compartment No. 6

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Thu, 4/14 4:30
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A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of COMPARTMENT NO. 6 to face major truths about human connection. Russian and Finnish with subtitles.

R, 107 min.

"COMPARTMENT NO. 6 evokes a powerful nostalgia for a type of loneliness we don't really have any more, and for the type of love that was its cure." – Variety

"Vulnerable women and dangerous men are clichés, but they're also turned on their heads in this smart, emotionally nuanced film that rarely goes where you expect." – New York Times

"It's an improbably beautiful film about strangers on a train coming to terms with each other as they make peace with their troubled selves." – Wall Street Journal

My Fair Lady

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My Fair Lady

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Sun, 4/10 7:30

Starlight Classics Night! This eight time Oscar-winning musical has been restored frame-by-frame from the original negative! Don't miss this one-time-only screening of one of Audrey Hepburn's most notable films. With gorgeous orchestrations and sweeping visuals, this will be an event to remember. 170 min.

MY FAIR LADY is based on George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion," with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe.  The story is about Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn), a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison), a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a lady.

NR, 170 min., 1964

"An irresistible hit." - Variety

"The best stage musical of all time and one of the most loved romances." -Roger Ebert

"One of those rare, rare occasions when everything goes right, when it keeps going right and it moves and takes the spectator along, enchanted and enthralled." -Hollywood Reporter

The Automat

Starlight Room - Ends Thursday 4/7
The Automat

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Thu, 4/7 4:00
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Iconic, elegant, and populist all at once: the Automat (aka Horn & Hardart) revolutionized American dining a century ago, long before there was fast food or hipster coffee shops. An eclectic mix of New Yorkers inserted nickels into slots, and slices of lemon meringue pie, mac & cheese, baked beans, and creamed spinach magically appeared from a grid of gleaming chrome windows. Then there was the eatery’s signature 5-cent coffee, cascading from ornate dolphin-headed spouts. Mel Brooks (who sings an homage he wrote specifically for the film), Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Colin Powell, Carl Reiner, and others pay effusive tribute to this communal Art Deco home away from home. Says Brooks: “You didn’t need a lot of money. You needed a lot of nickels.” Debut filmmaker Lisa Hurwitz collages rare artifacts, images, and memorabilia (including personal photos and deeply affectionate stories from former employees and the founding family) to create a love letter to the New York many of us still remember.

NR, 79 min.

"Lisa Hurwitz memorializes a chain of eateries like no other in The Automat, a beguiling little film that traces the populist history of the Horn & Hardart restaurants." - Wall Street Journal