RBG, BEAST and the Beales

Two of our least favorite words here at The ShowRoom Cinema are “Sold Out” and, unfortunately, we had to say that to a few of you this past Sunday. Don’t despair: RBG is here again this weekend, along with  BEAST, the surprising drama critics have been raving about. Added to the mix is the documentary  THAT SUMMER, which fans of GREY GARDENS will certainly want to see. And, in celebration of LBGTQ Pride Month, we’re having a special one night only screening of the documentary  TO A MORE PERFECT UNION: UNITED STATES V. WINDSOR, the inspiring story of Edie Windsor and her fight for marriage equality.

The weather report is looking a little sketchy for the weekend. Don’t miss out on a movie: buy your tickets in advance at the box office or online if you plan on seeing a film Saturday or Sunday.

 

MOVIE DETAILS: RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring the exceptional life and career of 84 year old U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. Without a definitive Ginsburg biography the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior’s rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now.  Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen. WATCH THE TRAILER.

“Already on my list as one of the year’s best documentaries…”  – Diane Carson, KDHX (St. Louis)

 

Three years before the Maysles brothers introduced us to the peculiar and secluded world of Edith and Edie Beale (cultural icons in their own right) in the landmark documentary Grey Gardens, renowned photographer Peter Beard chronicled life at their crumbling estate during one summer in 1972. Director Goran Olsson(The black Power Mixtape 1967 – 1975) has assembled this long-lost footage to create THAT SUMMER, a one-of-a-kind family portrait of that complicated mother and daughter. WATCH THE TRAILER.

“Not only does the film breathe new life into an American family surrounded by tragic mythos, but it sheds light on a cinematic treasure that forever changed documentary filmmaking.”  – Jude Dry, indieWire

 

Jessie Buckley is being lauded for her role in BEAST, as are co-star Johnny Flynn and first-time feature writer/director Michael Pearce. Moll (Buckley) is 27 and still living at home, stifled by the small island community around her and too beholden to her family to break away. When she meets Pascal (Flynn), a free-spirited stranger, a whole new world opens up to her and she begins to feel alive for the first time, falling madly in love – to no good end. WATCH THE TRAILER.

“Not since Sissy Spacek fell in with Martin Sheen in Badlands has an actress taken us through the process of swapping home and hearth for a homicidal maniac with the manic intensity Buckley displays here.” – Scott Marks, San Diego Reader

 

SPECIAL EVENT: A one-night ONLY screening of  TO A MORE PERFECT UNION: U.S. v WINDSOR will take place on June 7th @ 7:30P. In celebration of PRIDE month, we’re pleased to present this feature-length documentary that tells Edie Windsor’s story of love, marriage and the fight for equality. The film will include an exclusive pre-recorded introduction and Q&A with the director, Donna Zaccaro, and lead attorney on the case, Roberta Kaplan. In addition, audiences will enjoy a special behind- the-scenes look at the making of the documentary and footage of the cast’s red carpet arrivals at the Manhattan Film Festival screening in April.  TICKETS and DETAILS here.

 

Tickets are on sale for the next EXHIBITION ON SCREEN films. The series returns in June with VINCENT VAN GOGH: A NEW WAY OF SEEING (June 10th and 11th) and I, CLAUDE MONET (June 24th and 25th). These films have been very popular – purchase your tickets in advance on our website here or at the box office.

 

FUTURE FILMS WE ARE ANTICIPATING: Movies listed as “Coming Soon” are films The ShowRoom Cinema would like to present and is actively trying to book. However, we don’t always know if or when we will be able to actually get them from distributors. We set showtimes on a week-by-week basis and will announce them as soon as we can confirm them. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

We look forward to bringing these films to THE SHOWROOM CINEMA and please help support our theater by seeing them with us: FIRST REFORMED; HEREDITARY; HEARTS BEAT LOUD; HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES; DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT; THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS; AMERICAN ANIMALS; ADRIFT; A KID LIKE JAKE; WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR; GENERATION WEALTH; EIGHTH GRADE; CRAZY RICH ASIANS; THE LITTLE STRANGER.

 

HAVE A GREAT WEEK AND THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THE SHOWROOM CINEMA.

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