20th Anniversary Celebration Series

Join us throughout 2024 as we show some of our favorite films celebrating significant anniversaries this year, in celebration of our own significant anniversary: 20 years as a volunteer-operated nonprofit cinema!

The Thin Man in 35mm

W.S. Van Dyke · 1934
91min · 35mm
  • Monday, Apr 1, 2024, 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, Apr 2, 2024, 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, Apr 3, 2024, 7:30pm
  • Thursday, Apr 4, 2024, 7:30pm

It’s the 90th anniversary of this Grand Illusion favorite, and April marks the 20th anniversary of our cinema becoming a volunteer-operated nonprofit. Come join us in celebration of these two milestones!

THE THIN MAN tells the story of retired detective Nick Charles (William Powell) who, while spending much of his time managing his wife Nora’s considerable fortune and consuming quantities of alcohol, is asked to follow the trail of a missing inventor. Although reluctant to interrupt his holiday in Manhattan, he is persuaded to investigate by Nora’s (Myrna Loy) craving for adventure, and together they embark upon a case that leads to the disclosure of deception and murder.

Part of our 20th Anniversary Celebration Series!

“One of the most popular comedies ever made.” Don Druker, Chicago Reader

“Nick and Nora Charles are one of the screen’s great couples.” Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle

“Tense and slick, this early thriller remains a true masterpiece.” David Parkinson, Empire Magazine

Dawn of the Dead

George A. Romero · 1978
127min · DCP
  • Friday, May 10, 2024, 6:15pm
  • Friday, May 10, 2024, 9:00pm
  • Saturday, May 11, 2024, 5:30pm
  • Saturday, May 11, 2024, 8:15pm
  • Sunday, May 12, 2024, 4:15pm
  • Sunday, May 12, 2024, 7:00pm

A restoration of George A. Romero’s masterpiece for the 45th anniversary of its North American premiere!

As hordes of zombies swarm over the U.S., the terrified populace tries everything in their power to escape the attack of the undead. In Pennsylvania, radio station employee Stephen (David Emge) and his girlfriend Francine (Gaylen Ross) escape in the station helicopter, accompanied by two renegade SWAT members (Ken Foree and Scott H. Reiniger). The group retreats to the haven of an enclosed shopping mall to make what could be humanity’s last stand. Featuring groundbreaking special effects by Tom Savini and music by Goblin.

Part of our 20th Anniversary Celebration Series!

Please note: Per the booking agreement with the distributor, free admission and guest passes aren’t accepted for these screenings.

“Undoubtedly the zombie movie to end ’em all.” David Pirie, Time Out

“One of the best horror films ever made.” Roger Ebert

“As a blend of horror, action, tension, and humour, it stands in a class of its own.” Almar Haflidason, BBC

More to come throughout the year! Watch this space.