Showing Today Fri, May 27

New and Noteworthy

The Nice Guys
Now Playing

Starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling. In 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Gosling) and hired enforcer Jackson Healy (Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that reaches up to the highest circles of power.

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Dough
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Starring Jonathan Pryce (GAME OF THRONES) and Pauline Collins (QUARTET). Kosher baker Nat Dayan enlists the help of teenager Ayyash, whose side gig selling marijuana helps his mother make ends meet. When Ayyash accidentally drops his stash into the mixing dough, the challah starts flying off the shelves and an unlikely friendship forms between the old Jewish baker and his young Muslim apprentice.

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The Meddler
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Starring Susan Sarandon. Widow Marnie Minervini (Sarandon) has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori (Rose Byrne), a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But when the unsolicited advice forces Lori to draw strict personal boundaries, Marnie finds ways to channel her eternal optimism and forceful generosity to change the lives of others – as well as her own – and find a new purpose in life.

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City of Gold
One Show Only!
Wed, Jun 1 at 8PM
Avalon Docs

CITY OF GOLD chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Gold’s deep and complex relationship with the food and culture of his city, Los Angeles. Gold has long been known for his robust writing about the hidden culinary treasures in LA. CITY OF GOLD also explores the rigor, knowledge and compassion that makes Jonathan’s style of criticism stand apart. This film offers the rare opportunity to see Los Angeles through the eyes of its foremost cultural writer, and most loyal fan.

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Adventures in Space: Exploring the Cosmos in Sci-Fi Cinema
Jun 7, Jun 14, Jun 21
Film Studies

Science fiction in popular culture has flourished since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution as a means to reflect on the implications of technological change as well as a way to imagine the future. In this 3-part series, University of...

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Chasing 50
One Show Only!
Wed, Jun 8 at 8PM
Lions of Czech Film

Set in the beautiful snowy Krkonoše Mountains, CHASING 50 centers around the Three Kings 50 km Cross-Country Ski Race. Pavka is the oldest living member of the traditional cross-country skiing Bulan family. His son Jura worries him. Instead of the skiing race, he is interested in a totally different 50 — seducing mature women. In a world of mountain lodges, an avalanche of events and memories ensues. Delve into this directorial debut filled with original music and comedy.

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Marguerite
One Show Only!
Wed, Jun 15 at 8:00PM
French Cinémathèque

Nobody knows much about Marguerite Dumont except that she is rich and that her whole life is devoted to her passion: music. Marguerite sings – wholeheartedly, but terribly out of tune. When a young, provocative journalist decides to write a rave article on her latest performance, Marguerite starts to believe even further in her talent. With the help of a has-been divo, both funny and mean, she decides to train for her first recital in front of a crowd of complete strangers.

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Admission: $12.00 Adults, $8.75 Matinee Shows, $9.25 Seniors (62+), $9.50 Students, $9.00 Children (12 & under) and Military, $7.75 Avalon Members, $6.75 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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