WHITE CHRISTMAS SING-A-LONG
Opens Friday, December 13
Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the beautiful Haynes sisters who comprise a sister act.
Opens Thursday, November 28 | 3 hrs | Not Rated
As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.
Opens Friday, November 29 | 1 hr 46 min | Rated PG
Opens Thursday, November 28 | 2 hrs 16 min | Rated R
A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.
THE WINTER`S TALE
Opens Wednesday, December 4
An encore from 2015 of Kenneth Branagh’s award-winning production. Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined as King Leontes appears to have everything: power, wealth, a loving family and friends. But sexual jealousy sets in motion chain of events with tragic consequences…Starring a remarkable group of actors, featuring Judi Dench as Paulina alongside Kenneth Branagh as Leontes.
A DAY IN SANTE FE
Opens Thursday, December 5 | 1 hr
On Thursday, December 5th at 6 PM the non-profit Circle Cinema presents Lars Gardner’s score to this rare 16mm print of A Day in Santa Fe in partnership with the Claremore Museum of History and the University of Tulsa. Lars Gardner is a Tulsa based composer and performer who works with electronics, synthesizers, and manipulated live and recorded sounds. He currently performs on synthesizers and samplers, with string loops and electronics duo Birds Beak. His music has been performed at venues such as the Tulsa Harsh Noise Fest, Kansas City Noise Fest, and the OK Electric Festival of Electroacoustic music. His music can be heard on several releases on the Cult Love Sound Tapes label, including projects by Birds Beak, The Lukewarm, and others. He is currently completing his music composition degree at the University of Tulsa School of Music. On Wednesday, January 6, 1932, in a room at La Fonda Hotel on the plaza in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Cherokee dramatist and poet Lynn Riggs, with co-writer, co-director, and cameraman James Hughes, hosted the premiere of their silent, black and white “city film” A Day in Santa Fe. Riggs had left the University of Oklahoma for Santa Fe in the fall of 1923. Santa Fe was in the middle of a growth spurt that saw its population double from about 5,000 in 1910 to just more than 11,000 in 1930. The Pueblo people, American Indians across the United States, and activists were also fighting in the early 1920s against attempts by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to regulate traditional dances. Riggs embraced this dynamic mix of modernism, Pueblo art and religion, and political activism that shaped daily life in Santa Fe and the surrounding area (The Cross and the Harvest Dance: Lynn Riggs’ and James Hughes’ A Day in Santa Fe by JAMES H. COX). In 2018, Jim Hodges, the nephew of Lynn Riggs, visited the Claremore Museum of History with a rare print of A Day in Santa Fe. This 16mm print was Lynn’s personal copy that contained a third reel of additional outtakes of daily life in Santa Fe. For years, Mr. Hodges kept these reels at home in his personal collection for safe keeping. Thanks to Mr. Hodges these reels are in excellent condition. This print is the clearest copy of A Day in Santa Fe (1931) in existence. It has been restored to a digital format and is now accessible at the Claremore Museum of History. In October of 2019, Lynn’s personal copy of A Day in Santa Fe (1931) along with these rare outtakes premiered at the inaugural Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival in Claremore, OK.
VARDA BY AGNES
Opens Tuesday, December 10 | 1 hr 55 min
An unpredictable documentary from a fascinating storyteller, Agnès Varda’s last film sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to what she calls “cine-writing,” traveling from Rue Daguerre in Paris to Los Angeles and Beijing.
A HIDDEN LIFE
Opens Thursday, December 12 | 2 hrs 53 min
The Austrian Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.
WEATHERING WITH YOU
Opens Wednesday, January 15 | 1 hr 54 min | Rated PG
Hodaka, a high school boy who moves from his isolated island home to the city of Tokyo, who immediately becomes broke! After finally finding work at a shady occult magazine, the sky rains every day until amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city, he meets a young woman called Hina. She lives a cheerful life with her younger brother, but also has a certain power: to stop the rain and clear the sky.