Alibi V.26 No.47 • Nov 23-29, 2017
Film Review Lady Bird Great Gerwig’s witty charm is undiluted in savvy coming-of-age comedy With her newest, the coming-of-age semi-memoir Lady Bird , Gerwig steps fully behind the camera to write and direct, leaving the acting duties to others.
Reel World Revenge of the Jedi poster raffle, The Road at the KiMo and Las Cruces wants your film.
Idiot Box Parades and Pigskin Thanksgiving Day Around the Dial In terms of beloved family traditions, Thanksgiving ranks several steps below Halloween and a step above Arbor Day. There’s eating involved, certainly. And more eating. And … well, a bunch of TV watching, really. Like the old turkey vs. ham debate, you’ve got two primary choices for the day: parades or football. Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
Film Wild Nights with Emily Tuesday, Oct 16: 6:30-8pm Guild Cinema
Long considered a reclusive spinster in the annals of literary history, Madeleine Olnek’s film provides a refreshing take on the life of author and poet Emily Dickinson.
Film Riot Tuesday, Oct 16: 8:45-10:15pm Guild Cinema
An eye-opening and thrilling dramatization of historic events based largely on the true-life experiences of political provocateur Lance Gowland.
Film The Great American Read: Villians and Monsters Wednesday, Oct 17: 6:30-8:30pm South Broadway Cultural Center
One of eight episodes airing as part of The Great American Read. Bookworks is on hand selling books from the episode. Wear a scary costume for the costume contest. For ages 8 and up.
Film Eva and Candela Wednesday, Oct 17: 6:30-8pm Guild Cinema
Ruth Caudeli’s debut is a thoughtful and beautifully orchestrated exploration of a couple striving to build an unconventional relationship free of the pains of transformation, longing and dissatisfaction.
Film The Cakemaker Wednesday, Oct 17: 8:45-10:15pm Guild Cinema
Ofir Raul Graizer’s tender debut about Thomas, an acclaimed baker, finding himself enchanted by traveling salesman, Oren, who takes his coffee at Thomas’ bakery with increasing frequency.
Film Transmilitary Thursday, Oct 18: 6:30-8pm Guild Cinema
A film focusing on the lives of four transgender service members caught in a state of uncertainty between geography, identity and policy as they fight to defend their country and their own rights.
Film Mapplethorpe Thursday, Oct 18: 8:45-10:15pm Guild Cinema
This searing, brutally honest biopic explores the remarkable journey of the artist who died of AIDS complications at age 42.
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