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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EVENTS

June 20, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Exhibition onScreen To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers a full and fresh biography of Michelangelo who, with Leonardo, is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance – and perhaps of all time.

April 27, 2017 - 8:30 pm

Concert Film Series - In a little over 100 minutes in front of a home town crowd, Elvis Costello, performer and songwriter extraordinaire takes you on a musical journey through his vast songbook. It’s a show like no other, set in a 1960s style living room with an oversized television broadcasting never-seen-before family photographs and portraits of his personal heroes from Gloria Grahame to Arthur Askey.

May 1, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Monday Classic Series - Oliver Stone's autobiographical Vietnam War film stars Charlie Sheen as Chris Taylor, a neophyte soldier who finds himself caught in a battle of wills between two sergeants, one good (Willem Dafoe) and the other evil (Tom Berenger).

May 3, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - Our Cinematheque Series specializes in historically important, experimental, avant-garde, or art-house films. The women in an Orthodox Jewish community in Jerusalem are appalled when their synagogue gets a strict new rabbi who preaches rigid gender roles.

May 8, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Monday Classic Series - During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) orders his subordinate, General Mireau (George Macready), to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive.

May 10, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - Our Cinematheque Series specializes in historically important, experimental, avant-garde, or art-house films. Alive and Kicking gives the audience an intimate, insider’s view into the culture of the current swing dance world while shedding light on issues facing modern American society.

May 15, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Monday Classic Series - Shortly after Pearl Harbor, a squadron of PT-boat crews in the Philippines must battle the Navy brass between skirmishes with the Japanese. The title says it all about the Navy's attitude towards the PT-boats and their crews.

May 17, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Cinematheque Series - Our Cinematheque Series specializes in historically important, experimental, avant-garde, or art-house films. Part jazz history, part true-crime tale, Kasper Collin’s new documentary employs extensive archival footage and new interviews to tell the tragic story of the magnificently talented trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who murdered him in a New York bar in 1972.

May 22, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Monday Classic Series - One of the world's most acclaimed comedies, MASH focuses on three Korean War Army surgeons brilliantly brought to life by Donald Sutherland, Tom Skerritt and Elliott Gould. Though highly skilled and deeply dedicated, they adopt a hilarious, lunatic lifestyle as an antidote to the tragedies of their Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, and in the process infuriate Army bureaucrats. Robert Duvall, Gary Burghoff and Sally Kellerman co-star as a sanctimonious Major, an other-worldly Corporal, and a self-righteous yet lusty nurse.

May 29, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Monday Classic Series. It's a dreary Christmas 1944 for the American POWs in Stalag 17. For the men in Barracks 4, all sergeants, have to deal with a grave problem - there seems to be a security leak. The Germans always seem to be forewarned about escapes and in the most recent attempt the two men, Manfredi and Johnson, walked straight into a trap and were killed.

May 16, 2017 - 7:00 pm

New York Film Critics Series - THE DROWNING tells the story of a forensic psychologist haunted by his expert witness testimony that sent a young boy to prison for a chilling murder.

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Your Premium membership comes with benefits that will make your mouth water. Simply show your current Tropic Premium membership card, with its Dinner Club logo, and enjoy a 20% discount off your food bill.  The Dinner Club discount is good for 2 people at any one of our participating…

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