The Following events will be in our new theater & lounge @ 6621 St. Claude Ave (in Arabi):
Thursday, May 23 @ 7:00 pm - LET'S PLAY, a weekly series of spoken word/poetry & Jazz curated by ALBEY ON BASS and Jane SpokenWord. Tonight features BUTTERFLY SUICIDE (Albey & Jane) & TRAPPER KEAPER. "Trapper Keaper is the wild child of Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew and Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique.“ Marcello Benetti- Drums and Will Thompson- keyboards. $10
Thursday, May 23 @ 7:30 pm - SHADOW, Master filmmaker Zhang Yimou returns to the genre he mastered with HERO and HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS with this stunning, gorgeous story of a commander who uses a lookalike to trick a kingdom into all-out war.
Thursday, May 23 @ 9:00 pm - JONATHAN FREILICH PRESENTS - The acclaimed guitarist and composer from The Naked Orchestra, Naked On The Floor and The New Orleans Klezmer All-stars will perform and curate a weekly creative music concert series featuring local as well as internationally renown musicians. Tonight Jonathan Plays with Albey On Bass and (possibly Joe Cabral on sax, still tentative).
Held Over - May 24 thru 30
5:00 pm daily - SHADOW, Master filmmaker Zhang Yimou returns to the genre he mastered with HERO and HOUSE OF FLYING DAGGERS with this stunning, gorgeous story of a commander who uses a lookalike to trick a kingdom into all-out war.
Opens May 24:
7:10 pm nightly - RAFIKI, Bursting with the colorful street style & music of Nairobi’s vibrant youth culture, RAFIKI is a tender love story between two young women in a country that still criminalizes homosexuality that was banned in Kenya.
Opens May 24:
8:45 pm nightly - MEETING GORBACHEV by Werner Herzog. The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.
Held Over - Saturday thru Monday, May 25 thru 27 @ 2:30 pm - THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE, Terry Gilliam's epic tale, decades in the making, finally sees the light of day! Jonathan Pryce and Adam Driver star in the film that audience have been waiting on for years.
Opens May 31:
ASAKO I & II, One day Asako’s first love suddenly disappears. Two years later, she meets his perfect double. The newest film from Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, the acclaimed director of Happy Hour.
Opening May 31:
HUGH HEFNER'S AFTER DARK: SPEAKING OUT IN AMERICA - - CANADA NOW 2019
Friday, May 31 @ 9:00 pm - MANIFESTO! Improv comedy Troupe
Saturday, June 1 @ 7:00 pm - MATT LEMMLER, jazz piano
Saturday, June 1 @ 9:00 pm - Electronica from Shreveport featuring: CHRIS ALEXANDER and QUIET, ETC (8bit Hip-Pop Punk from Ian Quiet and Chris Meshell (Das Pretzels)
Sunday, June 2 @ 7:00 pm - CSIGA BIGA (Transylvanian string ensemble)
Sunday, June 2 @ 9:00 pm - BITE ME presented by visiting filmmaker Calaine Schafer. a subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her. There will be an after party with Capes, Cocktails and filming of the film tour podcast.
Opening June 7:
MOUTHPIECE - CANADA NOW 2019
opening June 14:
FIREFLIES ARE GONE - CANADA NOW 2019
Opening June 21:
EDGE OF THE KNIFE - CANADA NOW 2019
Opening June 21:
THIS ONE’S FOR THE LADIES with SOLE DOCTOR. This documentary has been called the “Paris Is Burning of Male stripper docs”, screens with the 5 minute short about a former modern dancer taking over his family’s business.
Opening June 28:
CLARA - CANADA NOW 2019
Opening June 28:
ECHO IN THE CANYON, celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound.
Saturday, June 29 @ 9:00 pm - GNARLEANS presented by filmmaker Raul Bitrago, an experimental documentary film about the lives of three skateboarders in New Orleans. Jazz, Jarred and Troy, three friends in their early 20’s, lead us down the gritty backstreets of New Orleans. As they weave through traffic, potholes, and drunken tourists, we come to learn about how they have overcome personal struggles, how they find support through family (both biological and their skate family), and how growing up in New Orleans has shaped who they are.
Opening July 5:
FOR THOSE WHO DON'T READ ME - CANADA NOW 2019
Opening July 12:
THE ACCOUNTANT OF AUSCHWITZ - CANADA NOW 2019
Opens July 12:
RAY & LIZ, Turner Prize winning Photographer Richard Billingham returns to the squalid council flat outside of Birmingham where he and his brother were raised, in a confrontation and reconciliation with parents Ray and Liz.
Friday, September 6 @ 7:30 pm & Saturday, September 7 @ 6:30 pm - NOLA EDGE FILM FESTIVAL
6621 St. Claude Ave. Arabi, LA 70032 www.zeitgeistnola.org (504) 352-1150
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.
Come join us!