Events for February 8, 2017
Director Robert Benton's 1979 classic KRAMER VS. KRAMER took home five Academy Awards - including the first of Meryl Streep's three Oscar wins, for Best Supporting Actress - for its intense, unflinching depiction of a couple's divorce, and the impact on everyone related to the case, especially the couple's young son Billy. The legendary film represents a massive cultural shift in the United States with regard to gender roles, specifically in relation to parenting.Find out more »
We are excited to partner with Funimation Films to bring our audiences two opportunities to experience director Mamoru Oshii's original animated 1995 epic GHOST IN THE SHELL prior to the April release of its 2017 remake! Join us Tuesday, February 7 at 7:30pm for the film in its original Japanese language, with English subtitles; and Wednesday, February 8 at 7:30pm as we present the film in an English dub.
Set against eye-popping city and cyber landscapes, Ghost in the Shell weaves the epic story of cyborg federal agent Maj. Motoko Kusanagi, who is hot on the trail of the mysterious villain The Puppet Master, who illegally hacks into the computerized minds of cyborg-human hybrids. Her pursuit of a man who can modify the identity of strangers leaves Motoko pondering her own genetic makeup and humanity, and what life might be like if she had more human traits. With her partner, she corners the hacker - but her curiosity about her identity sends the case in an unforeseen direction.Find out more »
Past and future loves, and long-forgotten ties come together on the sunny Greek island of Kalokairi. Wanting her father to give her away at her wedding, Sophie (Seyfried) sends three wedding invitations to three different men, each of whom might be the the real thing. Sophie does so without the knowledge of her mother, feeling that she will be able to determine who her father is after spending an amount of time with each of the men. What'll happen? Join us to find out (or simply to relive the magic)!Find out more »
Schwing by The Frida Cinema on February 7th and 8th as we join cinemas around the world in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of that most excellent of 1992 comedies, WAYNE'S WORLD!
This special co-presentation between by New York Film Critics Circle and Specticast will feature an introduction by Peter Travers (Rolling Stone, ABC-TV), and after the movie, an on-screen conversation with Director Penelope Spheres; actors Tia Carrere, Colleen Camp, and Robert Patrick; and a special presentation with Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Lorne Michaels and Rob Lowe!Find out more »