2015 Spring Film Series

78 Project Movie

Thu. Jan. 29
8 PM
$8
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The 78 Project is on a journey across America to make one-of-a-kind 78rpm records with musicians in their hometowns using a 1930s Presto direct-to-disc recorder. With one microphone.  With one blank disc. In one 3-minute take.


 

Telluride Mountain Film Festival

Sun. Feb. 22
$5 Kidz Kino: 1 PM | $10 All Ages: 7 PM
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Mountainfilm on Tour is dedicated to educating, inspiring and motivating audiences about issues that matter.  The films selected for the show will explore themes connected to Mountainfilm’s mission of exploring cultures, preserving environments and promoting adventure. The Mountainfilm Festival is a four-day event held each Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado that is part film festival, part ideas summit and part jamboree. For 35 years, Mountainfilm has attracted leading independent documentary filmmakers, artists and photographers, conservationists, mountaineers, scientists, journalists and explorers from around the world to engage in the festival’s motto of “Celebrating Indomitable Spirit.”


 

Fly Fishing Film Tour

Fri. March 13
7 PM
$15
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The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, The F3T is a one of a kind experience. Each year fishy folk of all ages gather at premieres to soak up films from around the world, spin a few yarns amongst friends and dream about casts still unmade. The 2015 tour features 11 story-driven films showcasing fly fishing locations, characters and pursuits from around the globe.

 


 

God Help the Girl

Thu. March 19
8 PM
$7 ADV | $8 DOS
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From writer/director Stuart Murdoch (lead singer of beloved indie pop group Belle & Sebastian) comes the most delightfully different musical of the year. Eve (Emily Browning) is a catastrophe—low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass (Hannah Murray) and fastidious James (Olly Alexander), and together they decide there’s only one thing to do: form a pop group.

 


 

A/V Geeks

Thu. April 9
7 PM
$5
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Skip Elsheimer is the founder and curator of the A/V Geeks Educational Film Archive – a collection of over 25,000 16mm educational films in Raleigh, NC. Most of the films have been rescued from libraries and schools that were throwing them out. He’s toured the country showing these films at universities, museums, galleries, clubs, and even on moving school buses. There are over 180 A/V Geeks DVD compilations available and more than 2,000 films and videos of the archive available online on YouTube and Archive.org. Skip has a chapter in Learning with the Lights Off: Educational Film in the United States (Oxford University Press, 2012) and is thinking seriously about doing a documentary on VD films. This screening will pair thematically with Young Contemporaries.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Fri. April 17

$12 ADV | $15 DOS

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The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings Banff to audiences around the globe. Immediately after the Festival ends in November, a selection of the best films go on tour across Canada, the United States, and internationally from Scotland to South Africa to China, Lebanon, Chile, New Zealand, Antarctica, and points in between. Each year, the films travel to 40 countries reaching more than 390,000 people at over 840 screenings. Host organizations in each tour location choose a program that reflects the interests of their local audiences from a selection of films on exploration and adventure, culture and environment, and mountain sports. The proceeds of many tour screenings benefit a local outdoor program, community cause, or a non-profit such as youth adventure and outdoor pursuit programs, search and rescue operations, climbing clubs, adaptive sport programs, conservation groups, and trail maintenance organizations.