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WED. APR. 23 @ 2:30PM & 5:00PM
ERNEST & CELESTINE
WED. APR. 23 @ 7:30PM
A BIRDER’S GUIDE TO EVERYTHING
THURS. APR. 24 @ 2:30PM & 5:00PM
ERNEST & CELESTINE
FRI. APR. 25 @ 2:30PM & 5:00PM
ERNEST & CELESTINE
FRI. APR. 25 @ 7:30PM
(WITH A LIVE SKYPE BY STAR TIM JENISON!)
(PRESENTED BY CAPE ANN MUSEUM)
FRI. APR. 25 @ 10:00PM
NYMPHOMANIAC VOL. 2
SAT. APR. 26 @ 2:30PM
ERNEST & CELESTINE
SAT. APR. 26 @ 7:30PM
SAT. APR. 26 @ 10:00PM
NYMPHOMANIAC VOL. 2
A girl and a guy walk into a bar. They meet a girl and a guy. The guys talk about the girls. The girl falls for the girl. The guys don’t know… until they do.
From out lesbian writer/actress Marja Lewis Ryan, THE FOUR-FACED LIAR is a terrifically entertaining comedy about drama.
The adorable Marja Lewis Ryan stars as Bridget, a hip, womanizing lesbian who loves Emily Bronte, and who lives with her guy pal Trip (Todd Kubrak). One night, they meet straight-laced New York newbies Greg (Daniel Carlisle) and Molly (Emily Peck) at their favorite hangout, The Four-Faced Liar. Molly is a bit appalled by free spirited Bridget – but she’s also attracted to her, and in time, the friends’ lives are hilariously complicated when the two women fall in love.
Awards & Press
“Intelligent, sexy and witty snapshot of messy relationships, sexual awakening and life in the making.” — SoSoGay.com
“One of the top 12 lesbian movies of the 2000s.” —SheWired.com
OFFICIAL SELECTION: SLAMDANCE
WINNER! Best First Feature OUTFEST
WINNER! The Roger Walker-Dack Award
for Emerging Artist in Queer Cinema
MIAMI LGBT FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER! Best Lesbian Film Q CINEMA
“[Emily] Peck and [Marja-Lewis] Ryan infuse their performances with effective and affecting measures of raw emotion and avid sensuality.” –Variety, Joe Leydon “Sweet and spry “– Mercury News, Randy Meyers
“Ryan keeps the dialogue lively and funny . . . The Four-Faced Liar keeps you interested.” – Miami Herald, Connie Ogle
“The script is tight, and the drama feels raw and real, thanks to excellent performances from each lead and spot-on pacing.” –AfterEllen, Danielle Riendeau
“The Four-Faced Liar is refreshingly honest about its characters and doesn’t try to stuff them into cutesy boxes. Instead, it makes them confused and conflicted in a way that’s perfectly accessible for anyone who’s ever been in love or thought maybe they were in love or really, really wished they weren’t in love.” –Backstage West, Sarah Kuhn
“Exceptionally talented cast . . . Crackling dialogue. . . Chase’s direction is deft and remarkably skillful” –OUT Magazine, Eddie Shapiro
Do you want FREE TICKETS to see the legendary ALLOY ORCHESTRA perform their score to the silent classic “The Phantom Of The Opera” this Saturday night? With the purchase of a 10-pack of discount movie tickets, you can get one of the following:
* A ticket to Saturday’s Alloy Orchestra performance of “The Phantom Of The Opera”
* 2 extra movie tickets (bringing the cost of the 12 tickets down to $5.83 instead of the single-ticket $10.00)
* a $10.00 gift card to our friends at LATITUDE 43 across the street (also valid at another half dozen of its sister restaurants)
Additionally, we’ll give you a free DVD copy of the documentary KILOWATT OURS, an entertaining and informative look at saving money on your energy bill while living greener.
Our upgrades are almost complete, and after the new projector is installed, we will have to make a cost-of-living increase in our ticket prices. So ticket prices will never be this low again. And remember, the 10-/12-pack is not only a value that serves as a micro-investment in CACC, but is a hedge against inflation, kinda like the “Forever Stamps” at the Post Office.
THE CHIP NORTON MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER: ROW HARD, NO EXCUSES (Thur. Apr. 24 @ 7:30pm) Hosted by Maritime Gloucester
The Gloucester Gig Rowers and Maritime Gloucester will be hosting the documentary Row Hard, No Excuses on Thursday, April 24th at 7:30pm at the The Cape Ann Community Cinema to honor the memory of Chip Norton. Chip was a beloved member of the Gloucester Gig Rowers and supporter of Maritime Gloucester.
Row Hard No Excuses is an award-winning documentary that chronicles the voyage of the only American entry in a rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean. It is both an exciting sports-adventure story and an intimate portrait of the two-man crew that explores masculinity, midlife and ambition.
At 51 and 41, John Zeigler and Tom Mailhot are among the oldest competitors to participate in the Atlantic Rowing Challenge, a three thousand mile race from the Canary Islands to Barbados. They spend three years and personal savings to make their dream of winning possible, but once on the water, they find the grueling crossing is easy to underestimate, and their quest offers one major obstacle after another. Drawing from their compelling video diary at sea, the film engages the audience in the emotional challenges and rewards of their arduous journey. With a camera on nearly every boat, a diverse chorus of other teams—men and women, young and old—adds context to a meditation on human endurance and perseverance in the most extreme conditions. (c. website)
Join us for this fundraiser to support the Chip Norton Memorial. Wine, beer, and snacks will be for sale.
DATE::: THURSDAY, APRIL 24
TIME::: 7:30PM (DOORS AT 7:00PM)
TICKETS::: $20.00 GENERAL ADMISSION
ENCORE SCREENING: Nubar & Abby Alexanian present scenes from “Scars of Silence” – FREE EVENT (Sat. Apr. 26 @ 5:00pm)
Gloucester’s Nubar and Abby Alexanian will show an encore presentation of their film-in-progress “Scars of Silence”(formerly Journey to Armenia) on Saturday, April 26 at 5pm at the Cape Ann Community Cinema. This is a FREE event and open to the public. Seating is limited.
Scars of Silence is a personal documentary that reveals the powerful legacy genocide has had on a contemporary Armenian family, and how a father and daughter transcend a century of silence and denial to make peace with their family’s tragic past.
As the 100-year anniversary of the Armenian genocide approaches, an Armenian-American father and daughter embark on a journey to commemorate the genocide with a powerful act of reparative rebellion. As crazy as it may be, Nubar and Abby Alexanian are going to try to purchase the ancestral land that had been owned by their family before the Ottoman Turks systematically killed and displaced their family, and millions of others.
What is revealed in this provocative 60-minute personal documentary is both the legacy of the genocide on a contemporary Armenian family, and the ways that the persecution of the Armenian people continues to be perpetuated today. Given that the Turkish Government is still denying the staggering act of inhumanity they perpetrated against the Armenians, and the fact that American history books and media outlets have barely touched upon the complexities of what happened 100 years ago and its continuing effects – psychological and political – Scars of Silence will provide a timely and thought provoking personal account of what it means to be Armenian today, and how their identity, meaning and moral place in the world has been so profoundly changed.
DATE::: SATURDAY, APRIL 26
TIME::: 5:00PM (Doors open at (4:30pm)
TICKETS::: FREE EVENT (Space is limited. If you’re driving from Boston or beyond, contact Nubar at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll do our best to reserve seats for you).
Prices are for pick-up at the Cinema. Shipping is available for $5.00.
While the Cape Ann Museum will be closed during their upcoming remodeling through the summer, they will be hosting a monthly movie series here at the Cape Ann Community Cinema. Tickets for all features are $10.00 adults, $8.50 students & seniors, and $7.00 for Members of CAM and CACC.
Advance purchase is recommended,
as these events have become wicked popular:
IN NO GREAT HURRY:
13 LESSONS IN LIFE
WITH SAUL LEITER
SUN. APR. 27 @ 6:30PM
Saul Leiter could have been lauded as the great the pioneer of color photography, but was never driven by the lure of success. Instead, he preferred to drink coffee and photograph in his own way, amassing an archive of beautiful work that is now piled high in his New York apartment. An intimate and personal film, “In No Great Hurry” follows Saul as he deals with the triple burden of clearing an apartment full of memories, becoming world famous in his 80s and fending off a pesky filmmaker.
Thomas Dolby, whose name you might have heard, or seen scrawled like graffiti on a blog about Moogs or something like that, is to pop music what Voyager 2 is to space exploration. And no, “She Blinded Me With Science” is not his only hit song, although you have probably seen the video all those years ago on MTV. Perhaps you bought “The Golden Age of Wireless” and came to appreciate this long-legged kind of glamorous Brit-pop for what lies beneath those strange album covers and glints of engineering on the bespectacled face of this heroic and legendary proto-geek. I didn’t. Instead, I huddled while imprisoned in the grey halls of a New England prep school, lonely, angry, and bewildered by joules of hormones, beneath my Walkman headphones listening to “Cloudburst at Shingle Street” and thinking of seducing the girls in my car pool if only they would talk to me. And I heard things I could only hope to say to myself in the submarine of scrubbing desks or sweeping floors during the summer break:
when I was small
I was in love
in love with everything
and now there’s only you
And now there’s only you, Thomas: the last bottle of New Wave Lafite ’82, a bouquet of Art Deco and stratospheric synths emboldened by persistence of vision and impeccable taste, whose sadness and observation, manic moments, and blind science create haunting atmospheres out of baryonic matter.
Having taken off two decades to facilitate a queue of non-pop accomplishment before returning with “A Map of the Floating City,” Thomas Dolby behind his insane steampunk facade offers something between friendly and spooky, reaching out with ordinary metaphor, in this case “Flying North” with a lo-fi digital camera, to catch the wonder betwixt the emptiness of “The Invisible Lighthouse.” He seems fine. More than that. Relaxed. Unrushed. The same man who referred to himself in the third person just a wee bit on “Weightless” to let us in on the frustration of his love life is now playing live the electronic sounds and lost melodies for which he continues to be loved.
I’ve waited thirty years.
You see, Thomas Dolby: The Idea is ever-present to his fans, who hover over him in chat rooms asking Who Is Caroline 452? Or, is that really the riff from “The Six Million Dollar Man” embedded in “One of Our Submarines”? (Yes, it is!) And Thomas Dolby is a good idea, thick in Britannia like on his album covers, whether he’s lost in the sauce expatriated in Los Angeles or sampling the doppler of church bell on “Cruel.” Between the electronic drum sounds of “Europa and the Pirate Twins,” he mentions his preteen crush to “The Twelfth of Never,” which I take as Nina Simone’s unforgettable 1963 version. And once you are old, and hear Nina sing it, and think about Thomas referencing this all those years ago, you get trapped in his mythology.
Then into “The Flat Earth” you go, with the maturity at hand to know why “Screen Kiss” makes you hurt, why it leaves you rushed and needy to have somebody love you before it’s too late. And if you’re like me, you grow up and move out West and behold the haze above old Hollywood, where deer look down from the hills, and it’s three o’ clock in the morning. And perhaps, if you’re lucky, you’ll synch a near perfect seduction to his cover of “I Scare Myself,” slow-dancing to the handsome Joe Jacksonesque piano blurs and so unbelievably lost in whatever that is.
Mr. Dolby, may I say what a pleasure it’s been to live inside your music for thirty years. I’ll see you November 1 for “The Invisible Lighthouse.” And most properly, sir, Adieu.•••
Thomas Dolby will present his film “The Invisible Lighthouse” with live music, narration, and foley at the Cape Ann Community Cinema on Friday, November 1st at 7:30pm to kick off the 6th annual Cape Ann Film Festival.