Mondays thru Thursdays, December 4 thru 7, 11 thru 13 and 18 thru 21:
6:00 pm nightly - DINA, An eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story. Grand Jury Prize Winner - Documentary - Sundance 2017.
8:00 pm nightly - BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE), In Paris in the early 1990s, a group of activists goes to battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS, taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies in bold, invasive actions. The organization is ACT UP
December 8 thru 10 and 14 thru 16 @ 8:00 pm (except Dec 2 @ 2:30 pm)
The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans presents the play NOT ABOUT NIGHINGALES a three-act play written by Tennessee Williams in 1938 about prison inmates on a hunger strike.
Sunday, December 17 @ 8:00 pm - BASEBALL PUNX, a documentary that explores connections between punk rock and baseball featuring members from PUP, Bomb the Music Industry, and Isotopes presented by visiting filmmaker Jak Kerley plus folk/punk musician Matt Pless.
Friday, December 22 @ 7:00 pm - A STORM IS COMING: LEARNING THE BLUES WITH CONEY ISLAND PETE presented by visiting filmmaker Joseph Boyle followed by a performance by the film’s subject CONEY ISLAND PETE.
Opens December 25:
6:00 pm nightly - FACES PLACES, An art doc by auteur French filmmaker Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist JRwho travel around the villages of France collecting stories and making epic-size portraits of the people they encounter which they prominently displayed on houses, barns, storefronts and trains revealing the humanity in their subjects, Audience Award - Toronto Int. Film Festival & Golden Eye Award - Cannes.
7:45 pm nightly - GOD’S OWN COUNTRY, Young farmer numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path in this film called “The British Brokeback Mountain only hotter!”
9:45 pm nightly - PLAYGROUND, this harrowing film from Poland is one of the most savagely polarizing films in years. A nightmarish account of juvenile delinquency, psychopathology and the profound capacity some children have for cruelty.
Opens January 5:
IN SYRIA, A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.
MR ROOSEVELT, SNL & Master Of None’s Noel Wells wrote, directs and stars in this SXSWAudience Award winner about a woman who returns to her college town of Austin, TX and must come to terms with her past while staying with her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend.
Opens January 12:
IN BETWEEN (BAR BAHAR), three young Palestinian women share an apartment in Tel Aviv, the film has made headlines worldwide for its audacious depiction of a conservative Muslim woman who gets swept up in the liberal lifestyle, underground club scene of her roommates
500 YEARS, From a historic genocide trial to the overthrow of a President, 500 YEARS tells a sweeping story of mounting resistance played out in Guatemala's recent history through the actions and perspectives of the majority indigenous Mayan population.
Saturday & Sunday, January 13 & 14 @ 7:30 pm - WHEN THEY AWAKE, This music doc explores the rise of young indigenous artists such as A Tribe Called Red, Young Medicine, Digawolf, Tuk Siglit Drummers $ Dancers, Leonard Sumner, Ivaluarjuk, Wab Kinew, etc. Screens as part of our on-going series CANADA IS BIGGER THAN THE US
Opens January 26:
DJANGO, a powerful wartime biopic focusing on the life of legendary, world-famous gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.
Monday, January 29 @ 7:00 pm. - KEN VANDERMARK’S - MARKER presentation of Chris Marker’s LA JETEE with a live original score. Marker is Ken Vandermark's newest ensemble featuring Andrew Clinkman and Steve Marquette on guitar, Macie Stewart on violin and keyboard, and Phil Sudderberg on drums.
Opens February 23:
POW WOW, in this acclaimed doc edited by Zeitgeist’s own Adam Sekular, Time swims: modern country-clubbers celebrate an annual Pow Wow party while a 1908 mounted posse chases Willie Boy across the desert.
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Schedule is subject to change as films are held over – please check the website for updates nightly.
Zeitgeist is a non-profit, artist run media arts center that celebrates its 31st anniversary this November.
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