Showing Today Thu, Jun 30

New and Noteworthy

Diary of a Chambermaid
Final Day Thursday!
Now Playing

In this sumptuous drama set in late 19th-century France, Léa Seydoux (BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR) stars as Célestine, a resentful young chambermaid who takes a position in a bourgeoisie home in Normandy. She immediately chafes against the cruelty and perversions of her upper class employers, including the humiliating rules of her mistress (Clotilde Mollet). As she rebuffs the groping advances of Monsieur (Hervé Pierre), Célestine develops a fascination with the brooding, anti-Semitic gardener Joseph (Vincent Lindon).

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Genius
Now Playing

GENIUS is a stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between Maxwell Perkins (Colin Firth), the editor who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, and the larger-than-life literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law). From Academy Award-nominated screenwriter John Logan (SKYFALL) and acclaimed, Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage in his feature film debut.

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Free State of Jones
Based on a true story
Now Playing

Starring Matthew McConaughey. FREE STATE OF JONES is an epic action-drama set during the Civil War, and tells the true story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.

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Swiss Army Man
Opening Fri, Jul 1
Coming Soon

Hank (Paul Dano) is stranded on a deserted island, having given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a corpse named Manny (Daniel Radcliffe) washes up on shore; the two become fast friends, and ultimately go on an epic adventure that will bring Hank back to the woman of his dreams. Bursting with limitless creativity in both form and content, SWISS ARMY MAN goes from the absurd to the emotional to the whimsical to the profound and back again.

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The Family Fang
One Show Only!
Wed, Jul 6 at 8PM
Programmer's Choice

Nicole Kidman and Jason Bateman are Annie and Baxter Fang, children of celebrated performance artists Caleb and Camille Fang (Christopher Walken, Maryann Plunkett). When the elder Fangs go missing under mysterious circumstances, the siblings are forced to unpack long-dormant and unresolved issues from their unorthodox childhoods as they search for their parents. Caustically funny and deeply felt, Bateman’s critically acclaimed sophomore feature directorial effort is based on Kevin Wilson’s bestselling novel.

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Stuart Little
One Show Only!
Sat, Jul 9 at 10AM
Weekend Family Matinee

This 1999 adaptation of the beloved E.B. While novel stars Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie and features the voice talents of Michael J. Fox and Nathan Lane. When the Littles go to an orphanage to adopt a new family member, their son, George, insists on a little brother as opposed to a big one. His request is honored more literally than he ever imagined when a charming young mouse named Stuart is chosen. Presented in partnership with Politics & Prose.

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The American Side
One Show Only!
Wed, Jul 13 at 8PM
Film In Focus

Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by Nikola Tesla. When Charlie Paczynski’s raven-haired partner is caught in the crossfire of a blackmail scheme gone bad, he trails the prime suspect to the brink of Niagara, only to receive a cryptic warning. Reminiscent of the conspiracy thrillers of the 70’s, and packed with nods to Hitchcock and classic noir, THE AMERICAN SIDE is a jigsaw puzzle mystery, climaxing under the roar of the Falls as the final piece snaps into place.

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Paris, Love, Cut
One Show Only!
Wed, Jul 20 at 8PM
French Cinémathèque

Arnaud is a movie director and the typical Parisian guy: charming, distracted, unsettled. As he struggles to convince bankers and producers to invest in his sophomore movie, his fiancée asks him to commit more to their relationship. At the exact same moment he falls in love for Gabrielle, a young and ambitious actress. And at the same time his mother passes away, leading to a turning point in Arnaud’s life.

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The Jungle Book
One Show Only!
Sat, Jul 23 at 10AM
Weekend Family Matinee

Based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories, The Jungle Book is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli, a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan, who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he’s ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery. Presented in partnership with Politics & Prose.

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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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