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DALAI LAMA AWAKENING + COMPASSION IN ACTION

Sacramento Premiere
Join us following the screening for a Q&A with director Khashyar Darvich

 

Narrated by Harrison Ford, DALAI LAMA AWAKENING presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama. Born from over 500 hours of video shot over a 15 year period, the film is a Director’s Cut of Khashyar Darvich’s award-winning DALAI LAMA RENNAISANCE.

In the inspiring and thought-provoking COMPASSION IN ACTION, the Dalai Lama and some of the most innovative and revolutionary thinkers of our time explore the sources of unhappiness and happiness in our world. This film is a deeper exploration of the ideas presented in DALAI LAMA AWAKENING.

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THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE

NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes 

The final chapter of Naruto’s story unfolds in THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE. The moon has been moving dangerously close to Earth, and unless something is done the moon will disintegrate, showering the earth with gigantic meteorites. As the clock ticks towards the end of the world, Naruto must save the earth from this crisis.

Attendees will receive a special commemorative Naruto film poster, while supplies last.

 

Directed By

Tsuneo Kobayashi

Written By

Maruo Kyozuka

Cast

Junko Takeuchi, Chie Nakamura, Showtaro Morikubo

Language

Japanese with English subtitles

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THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE – Advance tickets on sale now

NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes 

The final chapter of Naruto’s story unfolds in THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE. The moon has been moving dangerously close to Earth, and unless something is done the moon will disintegrate, showering the earth with gigantic meteorites. As the clock ticks towards the end of the world, Naruto must save the earth from this crisis.

Attendees will receive a special commemorative Naruto film poster, while supplies last.

 

Directed By

Tsuneo Kobayashi

Written By

Maruo Kyozuka

Cast

Junko Takeuchi, Chie Nakamura, Showtaro Morikubo

Language

Japanese with English subtitles

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SOLD OUT | THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE

NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes 

The final chapter of Naruto’s story unfolds in THE LAST: NARUTO THE MOVIE. The moon has been moving dangerously close to Earth, and unless something is done the moon will disintegrate, showering the earth with gigantic meteorites. As the clock ticks towards the end of the world, Naruto must save the earth from this crisis.

Attendees will receive a special commemorative Naruto film poster, while supplies last.

 

Directed By

Tsuneo Kobayashi

Written By

Maruo Kyozuka

Cast

Junko Takeuchi, Chie Nakamura, Showtaro Morikubo

Language

Japanese with English subtitles

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THE NUTCRACKER – BOlSHOI BALLET

NR  |  4 hours 

Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story, THE NUTCRACKER is one of the greatest classics in the world. With iconic music by Tchaikovsky, and enchanting sets and costumes, this beautiful tale explores the universal themes of love, power and evil. This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yuri Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflections on ideal love. Masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers, it will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to be swept away by THE NUTCRACKER.

Directed By

Bolshoi Ballet

Written By

Piotr Tchaikovsky (music), Yuri Grigorovich (libretto), Yuri Grigorovich (choreography)

Cast

The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists, and Corps de Ballet

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BIRDMAN

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A stylish favorite from the Venice, Telluride, and New York International Film Festivals, BIRDMAN is an exciting departure in style for Oscar nominee Alejandro González Iñárritu (BABEL). Michael Keaton stars as a washed up actor who once played an iconic superhero, now attempting to mount his own Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and his sanity. Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis, Naomi Watts, and Andrea Riseborough also star in this strange, dark, and outright hilarious meta-comedy.

Directed By

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Written By

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo

Cast

Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone

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INHERENT VICE

149 min | R
Oscar nominee Paul Thomas Anderson (THERE WILL BE BLOOD, BOOGIE NIGHTS) adapts Thomas Pynchon’s acclaimed, cult-favorite detective novel in this richly funny psychedelic romp. With a cast of characters that includes surfers, hustlers, dopers, and rockers, INHERENT VICE follows Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), a private detective in late–60s Los Angeles. As he attempts to track down his ex–girlfriend (Katherine Waterston) and a plot to have her billionaire lover committed to the looney bin, Doc is thrown into a world of low–level crime and intrigue. The audacious stoner noir also stars Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon, and Benicio del Toro.

Directed By
Paul Thomas Anderson

Written By
Paul Thomas Anderson, Thomas Pynchon (novel)

Language
English

Cast Includes
Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon

Official Site
inherentvicemovie.com/

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THE IMITATION GAME

PG-13  |  1 hour 54 minutes 

Benedict Cumberbatch and Oscar winner Keira Knightly star in the thrilling true story of Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist, and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII. Turing went on to assist with the development of the some of the earliest computers at the University of Manchester after the war, but was prosecuted by the UK government in 1952 for homosexual acts which the country deemed illegal. Cumberbatch gives a masterful performance as the brilliant cryptologist in Norwegian filmmaker Morten Tyldum’s (HEADHUNTERS) Oscar-worthy English-language debut.

Directed By

Morten Tyldum

Written By

Graham Moore, Andrew Hodges

Cast

Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightly, Matthew Goode

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JOHN – NT Live

NR  |  2 hours 0 minutes 

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre brings their powerful new production to the National Theatre, captured live in HD by NT Live. Based on frank interviews conducted by DV8’s Artistic Director Lloyd Newson, JOHN combines spoken word and movement to create a touching and poignant theatrical experience. After years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive, John’s desire for a new life leads him to a place unknown by most. Hannes Longolf gives an intensely moving performance in this gripping real-life story. JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for ages 18+.

Directed By

Lloyd Newson

Written By

Lloyd Newson

Cast

Hannes Longolf, Andi Xhuma, Ian Garside

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WILD

125 min | R
Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon, director Jean-Marc Vallee (DALLAS BUYERS CLUB), and screenwriter Nick Hornby (AN EDUCATION) bring bestselling author Cheryl Strayed’s extraordinary adventure to the screen in WILD. After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction, and the destruction of her marriage, Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother (Oscar nominee Laura Dern) and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own. As Strayed forges ahead on her rugged and emotional journey, the wild landscape maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her.

 

Directed By
Jean-Marc Vallee

Written By
Nick Hornby, Cheryl Strayed (book)

Language
English

Cast Includes
Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffman

Official Site
howwilditwas.com/