CINEMATHEQUE SERIES

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Tropic Cinema’s Cinematheque Series specializes in historically important, experimental, avant-garde, and Art House films. It is part of the Tropic Cinema’s commitment to support independent cinema and the filmmakers who create it. We seek to bring you the best, smartest and most creative independent films every week.

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SUMMER SATURDAYS

Beat the heat with Saturday morning specials!

Summer Saturday mornings at the Tropic mean fun for the whole family -- all summer long. Bring the kids and enjoy our Saturday Kids Club series, or enjoy camp classics with our weekly Creature Features.

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EVENTS

August 3, 2017 - 8:30 pm

Concert Film Series - In 1970 a train journeyed across Canada carrying some of the greatest rock bands of all time. This is what happened aboard the Festival Express.

July 22, 2017 - 10:30 am

Saturday Kids Club - Scientist Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.

July 29, 2017 - 10:30 am

Saturday Kids Club- Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world.

August 5, 2017 - 10:30 am

Saturday Kids Club - Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

August 12, 2017 - 10:30 am

Saturday Kids Club - The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

July 22, 2017 - 10:30 am

Creature Feature - Jack Nicholson is bewitched by a woman who keeps disappearing. Apparently, she's afraid of commitment.

July 29, 2017 - 10:30 am

Creature Feature - Young maidens. A girls' school. A new teacher. Oh, and a werewolf. What a crazy curriculum!

July 26, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - From acclaimed visual artist Julian Rosefeldt, MANIFESTO features two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett in 13 vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos from 20th century art movements.

August 2, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - In the fascinating new film from director Avi Nesher (The Wonders), two Israeli sisters delve into the dark mystery of their father’s former life in Poland during World War II.

August 9, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - Legendary Polish director Andrzej Wajda's final film is this classically styled, passionate biopic of avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski.

August 23, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - This delicious documentary explores the remarkable life of chef Jeremiah Tower, one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy.

August 16, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - Writer/director/star Zoe Lister-Jones's feature debut is a comedy about a couple who embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.

August 30, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - SIDEMEN is an intimate look at the lives and legacies of piano player Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith and guitarist Hubert Sumlin, all of whom were sidemen for blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf.

September 6, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - Replete with Abel and Gordon's signature antics and intricately choreographed slapstick, LOST IN PARIS is a wondrously fun and hectic tale of peculiar people finding love while lost in the City of Lights.

September 13, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - Based on Tatiana de Rosnay's bestselling 2006 novel, MOKA is a moody, riveting psychological thriller, showcasing the tremendous talents of two of France's best actresses.

September 13, 2017 - 8:30 pm

One-Night Exclusive- For one night only, you can experience DAVID GILMOUR: LIVE AT POMPEII in cinemas worldwide.

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Movie Reviews

Get the latest movie reviews from our in-house critics, Shirrel Rhoades and Ian Brockway. You’ll also find reviews from film festivals and advance screening movies. Do you have what it takes to be a Guest movie reviewer? Send us your review to info@TropicCinema.com for approval and maybe you’ll earn a spot!

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