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  • Alan Partridge

    Starts on Friday, Apr 25th 2014

    Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan) has had many ups and downs in his life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. A nervous breakdown in Dundee. Alan Partridge finds Alan at the center of a siege, when a disgruntled fellow DJ decides to hold their station hostage after learning that he’s getting sacked by the new management.


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  • Dune

    Friday, Apr 25th 2014 at 10:00pm and Saturday, Apr 26th 2014 at 10:00pm

    David Lynch's infamous film version of Frank Herbert's mammoth science fiction novel, Dune, is an epic and surreal tale of space, spice and sand worms!


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  • Jodorowsky’s Dune

    Starts on Friday, Apr 25th 2014

    Jodorowsky’s Dune tells the stranger than fiction tale of El Topo director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ill-fated adaption of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel Dune – an unfinished epic dubbed “The Greatest Movie Never Made.”


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  • Particle Fever

    Starts on Friday, Apr 25th 2014

    For the first time ever, a film gives audiences a front row seat to a significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happens. Particle Fever follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation.


    Special Science of Cinema screening on Friday, April 25.


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  • The Loft Cinema Farmers' Market

    One showing only! Saturday, Apr 26th 2014

    Every Saturday we have a weekly farmers' market on our patio featuring locally-sourced fresh organic food from local vendors and farmers! The market is open from 8:00am – Noon.


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  • Robocop (1987) / Loft Staff Selects

    One showing only! Sunday, Apr 27th 2014

    Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven's Hollywood breakthrough film, Robocop, is an influential, exceedingly violent blend of dark comedy, dystopian science fiction and gritty crime thriller.


    This month’s Loft Staff Selects film was chosen by Pedro Robles, Assistant Theatre Manager!


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  • Brooklyn Castle

    One showing only! Sunday, Apr 27th 2014

    Amidst financial crises and unprecedented public school budget cuts, Brooklyn Castle takes an intimate look at the challenges and triumphs facing members of a junior high school's champion chess team.


    Featuring a post-film discussion with Rochelle Ballantyne, one of the stars of the film!


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  • Blood Games

    One showing only! Monday, Apr 28th 2014

    A traveling women’s baseball team is stranded in a small backwoods town filled with rabid rednecks who exhibit some very un-sportsmanlike behavior, leading to an all-out battle between the home run honeys and the hairy hillbillies, in this ultra-cheapo sports/horror/T&A shocker that’s a grand slam of badness.


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  • Locke / Presented by the New York Film Critics Series

    One showing only! Tuesday, Apr 29th 2014

    See the thrillingly unique new drama Locke, starring Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises), before its national theatrical release at this very special New York Film Critics Series preview screening.  Featuring a captured-live interview with star Tom Hardy and director Steven Knight after the film!


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  • Ran

    One showing only! Wednesday, Apr 30th 2014

    One of Akira Kurosawa's final masterpieces in a career of masterpieces, this sensually epic and colorfully dream-like samurai/Noh Theater rendition of Shakespeare's King Lear bleeds right off the screen.


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  • The Wicker Man: Final Cut / Special May Day Screening!

    One showing only! Thursday, May 1st 2014

    Don’t miss this special May Day screening of the new digitally restored, director approved “Final Cut” of the 1973 pagan/horror cult classic starring Christopher Lee! Dance around the Maypole on the Loft patio before the movie, grab a glass of Mead at the snack bar and go pagan for the night! Find the mini-Wicker Man hidden in the theatre and win a special prize!


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  • The Raid 2

    Starts on Friday, May 2nd 2014

    In 2012, the wild Indonesian action hit The Raid: Redemption caused a worldwide sensation and introduced the amazing martial arts star Iko Uwais. He returns in The Raid 2 with even more incredibly outlandish action and death-defying stunts than before!


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  • Hot Fuzz

    Friday, May 2nd 2014 at 10:00pm and Saturday, May 3rd 2014 at 10:00pm

    This hilarious and action-packed “buddy cop” spoof from the makers of Shaun of the Dead follows a straight-laced police officer (Simon Pegg) who is forced to work in a sleepy, crime-free village alongside his bumbling partner (Nick Frost), only to find that things are not quite as idyllic as they seem.


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  • First Friday Shorts: The Golden Gongs Year-End Showdown!

    One showing only! Friday, May 2nd 2014

    Get ready for full-throttle film action at the First Friday Shorts “Golden Gongs” show, our annual year-end showdown featuring all the First Friday Shorts films that have won the coveted $200 cash prize over the past 12 months!


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  • Blue Ruin

    Starts on Friday, May 2nd 2014

    An intensely suspenseful take on the classic American revenge story, Blue Ruin follows a mysterious outsider whose quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance.


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  • Watermark

    Starts on Friday, May 2nd 2014

    Watermark is a visually striking new documentary that brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water: how we are drawn to it, what we learn from it, how we use it and the consequences of that use.


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  • Step Up, Speak Out, End Bullying: PSA Showcase and Awards Event

    One showing only! Saturday, May 3rd 2014

    The Fund for Civility, Respect and Understanding presents the second-annual PSA showcase to end bullying!


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  • Who is Dayani Cristal?

    Starts on Saturday, May 3rd 2014

    A new documentary from producer/star Gael Garcia Bernal and director Marc Silver, partially filmed in Tucson!


    Special opening night event on Saturday, May 3 at 7:00pm, featuring a post-film discussion with local activists and a Skype appearance by director Marc Silver.


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  • Herzog’s Nosferatu the Vampyre / New Digital Restoration!

    Sunday, May 4th 2014 at 11:00am and Tuesday, May 6th 2014 at 7:00pm

    Werner Herzog’s moody homage to FW Murnau’s silent terror masterpiece Nosferatu is a transcendent remake that remains one of the maverick moviemaker’s most haunting, atmospheric and darkly poetic films.


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  • In the Americas

    One showing only! Monday, May 5th 2014

    At this event, we will be screening "Peru: A Train to the Clouds" and "Winter in the Caldera: January in the Yellowstone Hotspot."


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  • Chef / Presented by the New York Film Critics Series

    One showing only! Tuesday, May 6th 2014

    See the new all-star comedy Chef, starring Jon Favreau, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey Jr., John Leguizamo and Scarlett Johansson before its national theatrical release at this very special New York Film Critics Series preview screening!


    Featuring a food truck roundup in the Loft parking lot before the movie!


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  • The Final Member

    One showing only! Wednesday, May 7th 2014

    Paris has the Louvre. London has the Tate Modern, and New York the Metropolitan Museum. But Husavik, Iceland boasts the world’s only museum devoted exclusively to painstakingly preserved male genitalia. Founded and curated by Sigurður “Siggi” Hjartarson, the Icelandic Phallological Museum houses four decades worth of mammalian members, but, lamentably, Siggi’s collection lacks the holy grail of phallic phantasmagoria: a human specimen.


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  • Earthlight

    One showing only! Wednesday, May 7th 2014

    As a people, we want to explore beyond the Earth, but for many the growing challenges of sustaining our civilization has become too important to ignore. Scientists estimate that we will need to produce 70% more food by 2050. To meet this challenge, we will need agriculture technology that uses resources extremely efficiently to avoid catastrophe.


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  • La Strada

    One showing only! Thursday, May 8th 2014

    Federico Fellini drew on his own colorful circus background for his 1954 breakthrough film La Strada, the magical tale of love, loss and loneliness that launched him to international stardom.


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  • Stage Fright

    Starts on Friday, May 9th 2014

    A musical theatre camp is terrorized by a blood-thirsty masked killer who despises musicals in this gruesome, goofy and tune-filled horror comedy that will have you shrieking and singing your head off!


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  • Anita: Speaking Truth To Power

    Starts on Friday, May 9th 2014

    Set against a volatile backdrop of sex, politics, and race, Anita reveals the intimate story of one woman who became a symbol simply by telling the truth. Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock (Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision), Anita deftly blends key archival footage with contemporary interviews with Anita Hill and her supporters to powerfully stirring effect.


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  • Finding Vivian Maier

    Starts on Friday, May 9th 2014

    Now considered one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a loner who worked as a nanny most of her life, and shot photos constantly everywhere she went, taking over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Amateur historian John Maloof bought the contents of her storage locker by chance at an auction, and soon became obsessed with trying to learn more about the mysterious recluse.


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  • Amélie

    Friday, May 9th 2014 at 10:00pm and Saturday, May 10th 2014 at 10:00pm

    The charming Audrey Tautou helps the whole world find love in director Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s delightfully oddball French romantic fantasy, Amélie.


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  • On My Way

    Starts on Friday, May 9th 2014

    In On My Way, cinema legend Catherine Deneuve gives a subtle yet commanding performance, tender and generous, as former beauty queen Bettie, owner of a struggling restaurant in a small town in Brittany.


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  • The Found Footage Festival Vol. 7

    One showing only! Saturday, May 10th 2014

    There's a brand-new Found Footage Festival for 2014, and it's coming to The Loft! Nick and Joe, the Found Footage guys, are making their triumphant return to Tucson, and they're bringing an all-new, all-hilarious avalanche of odd, ridiculous and downright hilarious found videos with them.


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  • Standardized / Presented by The Sakin Foundation

    One showing only! Saturday, May 10th 2014

    Standardized brings together testimonials from renowned educational experts, discussing the current United Opt Out movement, and providing alternatives to the unreliable certification process.


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  • My Favorite Wife / Mother’s Day Screening!

    One showing only! Sunday, May 11th 2014

    Celebrate Mother's Day with the ultimate big screen couple, Cary Grant and Irene Dunne, in one of the fastest, funniest and screwiest screwball comedies of all time, My Favorite Wife!


    PLUS: Tasty Mother's Day "Momosas” will be available at the snack bar!


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  • Super Duper Alice Cooper

    One showing only! Tuesday, May 13th 2014

    Super Duper Alice Cooper is the stranger-than-fiction story of Vincent Furnier, preacher's son, who struck fear into the hearts of parents everywhere as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre.


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  • Magic Hour: Short Fiction Films from the School of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of Arizona

    One showing only! Wednesday, May 14th 2014

    Free screening highlighting short fiction films made by students in the University of Arizona's School of Theatre, Film & Television!


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  • Nights of Cabiria

    One showing only! Thursday, May 15th 2014

    Nights of Cabiria, referred to by Pauline Kael as “perhaps Fellini’s finest film,” tells the haunting tale of a naïve prostitute named Cabiria who endures life’s tragedies with a heartbreaking, almost Chaplin-esque innocence and resilience.


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  • Fargo

    Friday, May 16th 2014 at 10:00pm and Saturday, May 17th 2014 at 10:00pm

    This deliriously dark and surprisingly moving hardboiled crime drama set against the snowy white landscape of a Minnesota winter is laced with all the flaky humor, local color and freakishly memorable characters that have become the Coen Brothers’ trademark.


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  • Locke

    Starts on Friday, May 16th 2014

    Ivan Locke (Tom Hardy) has crafted a nearly flawless life. He has worked diligently to construct the existence he has always envisioned for himself, dedicating himself to the job that he loves and the family he adores. Then, on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a calamitous series of events that will unravel his family, job, and soul.


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  • Short Peace

    Starts on Friday, May 16th 2014

    From the creator of Akira comes a brand-new vision featuring four amazing directors and four astounding animated films, including the 2013 Academy Award-nominated short Possessions!


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  • Hateship Loveship

    Starts on Friday, May 16th 2014

    The compelling new drama starring Kristen Wiig and Guy Pearce, written by former Tucsonan Mark Poirier (Goats) and based on a short story by Nobel Prize-winner Alice Munro.


    Post-film Q&A with screenwriter and former Tucsonan Mark Poirier on opening night, Friday, May 16 at 7:00pm!


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  • God’s Pocket

    Starts on Friday, May 16th 2014

    In the gritty, blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, Mickey Scarpato's (Philip Seymour Hoffman) troubled stepson, Leon, is killed in a construction “accident,” and Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, things go from bad to worse in this Coen Brothers-esque dark comedy.


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  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    One showing only! Saturday, May 17th 2014

    Pull up your fishnets and get ready to become a creature of the night at the strangest, sexiest "science fiction double feature" of all-time, a Loft tradition for 36 years and counting!


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  • 8 ½

    One showing only! Saturday, May 17th 2014

    One of the greatest films about film ever made, Fellini’s wild, phantasmagoric 8 ½ turns one man’s artistic crisis into a grand epic of the cinema.


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  • King Lear, presented by National Theatre Live

    Starts on Sunday, May 18th 2014

    Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sam Mendes (American Beauty, James Bond: Skyfall) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s epic tragedy.


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  • Butter / Loft Staff Selects

    One showing only! Sunday, May 18th 2014

    A hilarious tale of competition at its most cutthroat, Butter tells the tale of a small-town butter carving contest plagued by scandal, greed, blackmail, politics, sex … and butter!


    May’s Loft Staff Selects film was chosen by Brooke Hartnett, floor staff member!


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  • Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds

    One showing only! Wednesday, May 21st 2014

    One of the world’s most precious resources is at risk. This timely and dramatic new documentary illuminates what is at stake and what can be done to protect the source of nearly all our food: SEEDS.


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  • Fellini Satyricon

    One showing only! Thursday, May 22nd 2014

    Fellini’s outrageous, surreal and controversial classic Fellini Satyricon is a fantastically bizarre odyssey through the decadent world of ancient Rome, told as only Fellini could tell it.


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  • TEDxTucson May Salon

    One showing only! Thursday, May 22nd 2014

    TEDxTucson May 2014 Salon will be examining sex and sexuality through a variety of topics: how soil fertility and human fertility are linked; body image and the media; the modern slave trade and the sex trade; and the history of burlesque.


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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Starts on Friday, May 23rd 2014

    This mind-blowing meditation on technology and humanity thrillingly hypothesizes mankind’s evolution from ape to astronaut to celestial being, while scientists Dave Bowman and Frank Poole do battle with a snarky artificial intelligence unit named HAL and eventually try to crack the mystery of those baffling black monoliths.


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  • Fed Up

    Starts on Friday, May 23rd 2014

    Upending the conventional wisdom of why we gain weight and how to lose it, Fed Up unearths a dirty secret of the American food industry - far more of us get sick from what we eat than anyone has previously realized. Produced and narrated by Katie Couric.


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  • The Double

    Starts on Friday, May 23rd 2014

    Simon James (Jesse Eisenberg) is a timid office clerk working in an ominous government organization. He is overlooked by his boss and colleagues, scorned by his mother, and ignored by Hannah (Mia Wasikowska), the lovely copy room girl he pines for. It seems that his directionless life couldn’t get any worse - until the arrival of James Simon, his new co-worker.


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  • Amarcord

    One showing only! Saturday, May 24th 2014

    Perhaps Fellini's most personal film, Amarcord captures a tumultuous, joyful and often surreal year of life in the director’s hometown of Rimini. The film follows the comical (and sometimes heartbreaking) coming-of-age adventures of Titta, a teenaged Fellini surrogate making his way through the minefields of religion, love, sex, politics, puberty and family life.


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  • The Missing Picture

    One showing only! Wednesday, May 28th 2014

    Director Rithy Panh was 13 years old when the Khmer Rouge turned Cambodia into a murderous experiment in ideology. The Missing Picture brilliantly explores Panh's quest to create the missing images of that period, of his family and the life he recalled, as a celluloid act of remembrance.


    2013 Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film!


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  • Ginger and Fred

    One showing only! Thursday, May 29th 2014

    Fellini giddily satirizes television, pop culture and the world of small-time show business in the charming comedy Ginger and Fred, featuring the first-ever pairing of legendary actors Giulietta Massina and Marcello Mastroianni.


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  • Battle Royale

    Friday, May 30th 2014 at 10:00pm and Saturday, May 31st 2014 at 10:00pm

    Banned for years in the US, Battle Royale is an epically violent, still-controversial and deeply influential genre masterpiece set in a crazed alternate universe where innocent children are groomed into ultimate killing machines.


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  • Bicycling with Moliére

    Starts on Friday, May 30th 2014

    In this warm, funny, literate comedy, two French actors portray two French actors, friends at odds with one another in every possible way, except with regard to their love for performing Molière’s The Misanthrope.


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  • Dancing in Jaffa

    Friday, May 30th 2014

    Pierre Dulaine, an internationally renowned ballroom dancer, fulfills a life-long dream when he takes his program, Dancing Classrooms, back to his city of birth, Jaffa. Over a ten-week period, Pierre teaches 10-year-old Palestinian-Israeli and Jewish-Israeli children to dance and compete together.


    Free Loft Members screening on Friday, May 30.


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  • Cold in July

    Starts on Friday, May 30th 2014

    How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane (Michael C. Hall) puts a bullet in the brain of a low-life burglar, Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane soon finds himself fearing for his family’s safety when Freddy’s ex-con father, Ben, rolls into town; hell-bent on revenge.


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  • La Dolce Vita

    One showing only! Saturday, May 31st 2014

    With La Dolce Vita, Fellini unleashed one of the most influential and acclaimed art films of the 1960s, an extravagantly boisterous travelogue through an ultra-modern, ultra-sophisticated, ultra-decadent Rome on the verge of collapse.


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  • For No Good Reason

    Starts on Friday, Jun 6th 2014

    Experience 15 years in the life of artist and cult hero Ralph Steadman, whose surreal, often confrontational artwork is frequently associated with Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson thanks to such books as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Curse of Lono. Narrated by Johnny Depp.


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