The Loft Cinema Book Club
The Loft will host moderated discussions following the screening of seven classic films.
All screenings will be Sundays at Noon.
Book Club passes for all seven films are on sale until the first screening on February 24, 2013. Members $30, non-members $39. Individual tickets $5 members, $6 non members.
Get your passes now! Keep reading, keep watching and get ready to discuss the fascinating process of book to film adaptation … you might even find that not ALL books are better than the movie!
Slaughterhouse-Five / The Loft Cinema Book Club
One showing only! Sunday, Jun 30th 2013
Based on Kurt Vonnegut’s classic absurdist novel Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade, this celebrated film version follows the adventures of Billy Pilgrim, a young man who becomes unstuck in time after being abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore.
Like Water For Chocolate / The Loft Cinema Book Club
One showing only! Sunday, Aug 25th 2013
Laura Esquivel’s whimsical magical realist novel (with recipes!) of family life in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Mexico, focusing on the romantic pursuits and sensuous cooking habits of a young woman named Tita, became a wildly popular and instantly classic “food film”.
Lord of the Flies / The Loft Cinema Book Club
One showing only! Sunday, Sep 29th 2013
Special “Banned Book Month” Screening!
William Golding’s startling and perennially best-selling portrait of human nature run amuck was first brought to the screen in director Peter Brook’s (Marat/Sade) stunningly beautiful and highly disturbing film version from 1963.
In Cold Blood / The Loft Cinema Book Club
One showing only! Sunday, Oct 20th 2013
Legendary writer Truman Capote stunned the world with this chilling true story of murder and madness in the sleepy small town of Holcomb, Kansas – an influential and controversial literary classic, part fact and part fiction, that offered terrifying insight into the dark nature of American violence.
Little Women / The Loft Cinema Book Club
One showing only! Sunday, Dec 15th 2013
Louisa May Alcott’s beloved and enduring young adult classic (a semi-autobiographical account of her own childhood) tells the moving story of the four March sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy – who must learn the hard lessons of life growing up poor in New England during the Civil War.