Loft Education Initiative

For more information on The Loft’s Education Initiative please contact Debi Chess Mabie at


Education Initiative
Using film to encourage and support intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creative expression. To provide the tools for understanding and appreciating film as an art form and as text.




Reel Reads
In partnership with Antigone Books, promoting book-to-film adaptations. Click here to learn more


Human Rights Watch Film Festival
“Films that bear witness to human rights violations and create a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens to empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.”


The Science of Fiction
A film series to connect science to the “everyday”.


The Loft Cinema Book Club
How often have your said to yourself “I liked the movie so much more than the book” or are you more likely to think “The book was so much better than the movie?” Well, now you can talk about it and hear what others think at The Loft Cinema Book Club! The Loft hosts moderated discussions following screenings of classic films.Click here to view the schedule
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