Showing Today Fri, Mar 24

New and Noteworthy

Beauty and the Beast
Now Playing

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience. Directed by Bill Condon (DREAMGIRLS) and featuring an all-star cast including Emma Watson, Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson.

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Paterson
Opens Friday!
Now Playing

Paterson (Adam Driver) is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route; he writes poetry into a notebook; he walks his dog; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer. He goes home to his wife, Laura (Golshifteh Farahani). By contrast, Laura’s world is ever changing with a different and inspired project each day. Paterson supports her ambitions; she champions his secret gift for poetry.

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Afterimage
One Show Only!
Wed, Mar 29 at 8PM
cinePolska

The final film of the great Polish director Andrzej Wajda, AFTERIMAGE is a passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played by Polish superstar Boguslaw Linda), who battled Stalinist orthodoxy and his own physical impairments to advance his progressive ideas about art.

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The Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
One Show Only!
Wed, Apr 5 at 8PM
Avalon Docs

Stephen Sondheim and Harold Prince’s Broadway musical Merrily We Roll Along opened to enormous fanfare in 1981–and promptly flopped, closing after just sixteen performances. Director Lonny Prince draws back the curtain on the extraordinary drama of the show’s creation – and tells the stories of the hopeful young performers whose lives it transformed.

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Tiger Theory
One Show Only!
Wed, Apr 12 at 8PM
Lions of Czech Film

Czech That Film Festival, April 12 & 13. A box-office smash in the Czech Republic, director Radek Bajgar’s poignant debut takes viewers on the road with veterinarian Jan, who yearns for the call of the wild. An unconventional patient gives him an idea, setting him on a journey of self-discovery that just might change his life for the better, even though it might lead him to the nuthouse along the way.

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The Devil’s Mistress
One Show Only!
Thu, Apr 13 at 8PM
Lions of Czech Film

Czech That Film Festival, April 12 & 13. Beautiful Czech actress Lída Baarová takes Germany’s silver screen by storm and in the process steals the heart of one of the Third Reich’s most powerful men — Joseph Goebbels, the Minister of Propaganda. Baarová rejects offers from Hollywood to enter into a passionate affair with one of Hitler’s closest followers, but at what price?

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The Teacher
One Show Only!
Thu, Apr 13 at 5:15PM
Lions of Czech Film

Czech That Film Festival, April 12 & 13. Set in the early 1980s in Czechoslovakia, an elementary school principal calls an urgent meeting for parents. There are allegations that a seemingly kind teacher is using her students to manipulate their parents into providing a host of perks. Will the teacher’s cozy connections with the Communist Party keep the parents silent or will they stand up against the corruption?

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Frantz
Opening Fri, Apr 14
Coming Soon

Francois Ozon’s FRANTZ recalls the mourning period after WWI as seen through the eyes of Europe’s “lost generation”: Anna, a bereft young German whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed, and Adrien, a French veteran who shows up mysteriously in her town, placing flowers on Frantz’s grave. Adrien’s presence is met with resistance by the small community still reeling from Germany’s defeat, yet Anna gradually gets closer to the handsome and melancholy young man.

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Admission (as of July 1, 2016): $12.25 Adults, $9.00 Matinee Shows, $9.50 Seniors (62+), $9.75 Students, $9.25 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.00 Avalon Members, $7.00 Seniors who are Avalon Members.
Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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