Medical school dropout Wallace has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. He meets Chantry, an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben, and they form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?
Director: Michael Dowse
Writers: T.J. Dawe, Elan Mastai
Stars:Daniel Radcliffe, Mackenzie Davis, Zoe Kazan
In 1941, Outlines, her small modern art gallery in downtown Pittsburgh showcased the works of such notorious avant garde artists as Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell, John Cage, Maya Deren, and many others, at a time when their art was considered controversial and even communistic.
CAYCE MELL- Elizabeth Rockwell's granddaughter and author of the book Outlines- gallery, library, theatre of Modern Art, is touring the nation to share the story of Outlines. Cayce is a renowned public speaker and author and will lead a q&a following the screening.
We Cause Scenes is the extraordinary story of a group of twenty-somethings who seized the streets of New York, transforming the meaning of comedy, performance and art through forming 'Improv Everywhere,' a prank collective ten years in the making.
The screening will be followed by a Q & A with documentarian Matt Adams and local musician Mike Parker, who produced scoring for segments of the film.
Joe Crookston is an internationally touring artist, songwriter, performer who lives in Ithaca.
Joe’s song “Blue Tattoo” is the inspiration for “Blue Tattoo,” a documentary film that relates how he and Holocaust survivor Dina Jacobson of Elmira, NY came together to form a unique friendship with a common sense of purpose. The documentary recently premiered at the Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival.
The Cinemapolis screening on Wednesday, October 22 will be the Ithaca premiere of the documentary. Joe will introduce the film with songs and stories. There will be a facilitated community discussion after the showing.
NTL is the National Theatre's groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Fresh on the heels of the National Theatre’s 50th anniversary comes a season filled with big stars and some International (and American!) classics.
The season opens in October with Medea, a major new production of Eurpides’ powerful tragedy, retold by playwright Ben Power. Starring Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) as the titular vengeful wife and mother, the new version is directed by Carrie Cracknell. The performance, captured live on September 4th, screens at Cinemapolis at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 2nd and again at 1:30 pm on Saturday, October 4th.
Just a few short weeks go by before an American classic graces the screen. Gillian Anderson stars in the London production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Already fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, this exciting rendition of Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece will screen at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 23rd and again at 1:30 pm on Saturday, October 25th.
In December comes the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry (The Audience). Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Carey Mulligan (Inside Llewyn Davis, The Great Gatsby) star in this taut two-hander, captured live from London’s West End this summer. Skylight screens at Cinemapolis at 6:30 pm on Thursday, December 11th and again at 1:30 pm on Saturday, December 13th.
NTL rings in the New Year with a striking new dance-theatre piece from DV8 Physical Theatre. JOHN authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. Containing adult themes, strong language, and nudity, the production is suitable for mature audiences only. JOHN leaps onto the Cinemapolis screen at 6:30 pm on Thursday, January 15th and again at 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 17th.
A family favorite rounds out the currently scheduled season. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery. Captured live in January, this family friendly production will appear on Cinemapolis screens at 6:30 pm on Thursday, February 19th and again at 1:30 pm on Saturday, February 21st.
As London’s stage season continues, more titles will be added throughout 2015. Tickets for each of these special, high-definition National Theatre Live broadcasts are available at the Cinemapolis box office and online at cinemapolis.org. General admission tickets are $22 each, with discounted $18 tickets available for students, seniors and Cinemapolis members.
SOFT VENGEANCE is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter, set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. Shining a spotlight on Albie’s story provides a prism through which to view the challenges faced by those unable to tolerate a society founded on principles of slavery and disempowerment of South Africa’s majority black population.
This special screening will feature a Q &A with filmmaker Abby Ginzberg. Ginzberg has been producing and directing award-winning documentary films for nearly three decades . Her work has focused on character-driven stories, racial and gender discrimination and social justice issues, and has been screened at film festivals and broadcast on public television networks nationally and internationally.