Avalon Docs

Provocative and timely documentaries that explore fascinating true-life stories. Screenings are held every other 1st Wednesday, in February, April, June, August, October and December.

Upcoming Films

The Search for General Tso
(nr) 71 min
in English

This mouthwateringly entertaining film travels the globe to unravel a captivating culinary mystery. General Tso’s chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cooking, and a ubiquitous presence on restaurant menus across the country. But just who was General Tso? And how did his chicken become emblematic of an entire national cuisine? Director Ian Cheney (King Corn) journeys from Shanghai to New York to the American Midwest and beyond to uncover the origins of this iconic dish.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Feb 4 at 8PM
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Admission: $11.75 Adults, $8.50 Matinee Shows, $9.00 Seniors (62+), $9.25 Students, $8.75 Children (12 & under) and Military, $7.50 Avalon Members, $6.50 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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