RBG Highlights Women in Film

We’ve had many guests asking for it and now it’s finally here: RBG, opens today! It’s been a big year for women and film: RBG, a documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was directed and produced by two women. LET THE SUNSHINE IN, now in its second week, is an unusually told story about a woman searching for love, also directed by a woman. We’re holding over CHAPPAQUIDDICK, a speculative look at the 1969 Ted Kennedy tragedy. Rounding it out is the return of Horror Church with a special screening of THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN. While at the box office this week, don’t forget to enter to win the RBG tote bag, generously supplied to us by Magnolia Pictures.

 

MOVIE DETAILSAt the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But 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. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring Ginsburg ‘s exceptional life and career from Betsy West and Julie Cohen. WATCH THE TRAILER.

‘RBG’ is a treasure trove of historical information, landmark court cases, and a glimpse into the mind and world of this living legend. Long may she reign. – Diane Pershing, Malibu Times

 

The riveting suspense drama CHAPPAQUIDDICK takes a look at the scandal and mysterious events surrounding the tragic drowning of Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara), when Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) drove his car off the infamous bridge. Not only did this event take the life of an aspiring political strategist and Kennedy insider, but it ultimately changed the course of presidential history forever. Director John Curran and writers Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen intimately expose the broad reach of political power, the influence of America’s most celebrated family; and the vulnerability of Ted Kennedy, the youngest son, in the shadow of his family legacy. WATCH THE TRAILER.

A deftly executed examination of the man at the center of the scandal and the psychological scars that come from being a Kennedy scion. In this, Clarke does a wonderful job at conveying the conflict brewing inside Ted.”  – Wenlei Ma, News.com.au

 

Juliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in LET THE SUNSHINE IN (UN BEUR SOLEIL INTERIEUR), the deliciously witty, sensuously romantic new film from acclaimed director Claire Denis. Isabelle (Binoche) is a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but refusing to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out of her life. What reads like a standard romantic comedy premise is transformed, in the hands of master filmmaker Denis, into something altogether deeper, more poignant, and perceptive about the profound mysteries of love. In French with subtitles. WATCH THE TRAILER.

Binoche willingly opens herself up and invitingly lures you in to bask in the joy and the heartbreak of a woman who puts it all on the line in a noble quest for love. – Al Alexander, The Patriot Ledger

 

COME PRAY AT THE CHURCH OF GHOULISH DELIGHTS:  This Sunday, May 20th brings the second installment of our new HORROR CHURCH series with a screening of THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN, the film that put HAMMER FILMS on the map, when they revived the horror genre by giving it a more modern (for the time) sensibility. Bring the family and come hungry so you can indulge in our Incredible Edibles, including Purple Glaze Donuts. Their Dracula Donuts were bloody good at the last screening – what could they have in store for us this time? Start your Sundays classically horrified, at The ShowRoom’s HORROR CHURCH. Sunday at 11:00 AM.

 

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 the story of love, marriage and the fight for equality. 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:  DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT;    HEREDITARY;  THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS;   YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE;  HEARTS BEAT LOUD; FIRST REFORMED; AMERICAN ANIMALS; HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES.

 

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

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