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PFC’s Limelight Cinema is a single-screen, art house theater with state of the art digital projection and cutting edge surround sound system. Located in the original home of the old Pickford Cinema (and even older Whatcom Film Association,) the Limelight Cinema offers an intimate setting perfect for our varied programming. We offer a seasonally curated wine list and a full catalog of beer and cider which you may take into the theater with you and enjoy during the film.

Limelight Cinema | 1416 Cornwall Ave.
Open 30 minutes before the first showtime of the day

Harriet

Harriet

Playing at Limelight Cinema

125 minutes, USA, In English, Drama
Rated PG-13: (for thematic content throughout, violent material and language including racial epithets)
CCAP

Official Site·Trailer

Open Caption Wednesday screenings December 4 at 5:15 and December 11 at 1:00.

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

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Wednesday, December 11th

1:00pm

Thursday, December 12th

8:10pm

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi

Playing at Limelight Cinema

74 minutes, USA, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Presented by North Cascades Institute
Sponsored by Knechtel Enterprises

with month-long mushroom specials at Camber and Cosmos Bistro

An artistically-shot, scientifically-sound, life-affirming film about mycelium: the incredible, intelligent network under our feet that has the proven ability to restore our ecosystem, repair our health, and resurrect our symbiotic relationship to nature. Fantastic Fungi aspires to be an educational, inspirational, and ultimately critical film that explores the uses and benefits of fungi in the areas of medicine, environmental engineering, and personal transformation. Narrated by Brie Larson and featuring insight from Paul Stamets, Michael Pollan, and Andrew Weil.

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Wednesday, December 11th

3:45pm

Thursday, December 12th

3:45pm

Friday, December 13th

4:45pm

Saturday, December 14th

12:00pm 4:20pm

Sunday, December 15th

12:00pm 6:40pm

Monday, December 16th

3:45pm

Tuesday, December 17th

5:45pm

Wednesday, December 18th

5:45pm

Thursday, December 19th

5:45pm

Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice (Great Art on Screen)

Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

95 minutes, Italy, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Great Art on Screen

Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice fully immerses audiences in the life of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance. With the enchanting narrative voice of twice Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter, cinema audiences visit places that evoke and preserve the memory of the painter, including the State Archives, the Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Square, the Church of San Rocco, and more, all in celebration of the 500th anniversary of Tintoretto’s birth.

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Wednesday, December 11th

5:45pm

American Dharma

American Dharma

Playing at Limelight Cinema

113 minutes, USA, UK, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Veteran documentarian Errol Morris directs American Dharma, a long-form examination of alt-right figurehead and former Trump adviser Steve Bannon. In-depth interviews with Bannon reveal his past political tactics and his future predictions on the state of the union.

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Wednesday, December 11th

8:05pm

Thursday, December 12th

5:45pm

Honey Boy

Honey Boy

Playing at Limelight Cinema

95 minutes, USA, In English, Drama
Rated R: for pervasive language, some sexual material and drug use
CCAP

Official Site·Trailer

Open Caption Wednesday screening December 18 at 3:30 PM.

When 12-year-old Otis begins to find success as a television star, his abusive, alcoholic father returns and takes over as his guardian, and their contentious relationship is followed over a decade.

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Friday, December 13th

6:40pm

Saturday, December 14th

2:00pm 8:40pm

Sunday, December 15th

2:00pm 8:40pm

Monday, December 16th

8:55pm

Tuesday, December 17th

3:30pm 7:45pm

Wednesday, December 18th

3:30pm 7:45pm

Thursday, December 19th

3:30pm 7:45pm

Friday the 13th Part 3: 3D

Friday the 13th Part 3: 3D

Playing at Limelight Cinema

95 minutes, USA, In English, Horror
Rated R: (adult situations/language, nudity, violence)

Official Site·Trailer

The third installment in the Friday the 13th series picks up with homicidal maniac Jason Voorhees (Richard Brooker) stealing some clothes and killing a local store owner. Meanwhile, Chris (Dana Kimmell) and her sometimes-boyfriend, Rick (Paul Kratka), are hosting a group of teenage friends at Chris’ lakehouse. Despite a run-in with a local biker gang, they enjoy an amiable weekend together — that is, until Jason begins knocking off kids and bikers alike.

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Friday, December 13th

9:00pm

Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer

Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer

Playing at Limelight Cinema

97 minutes, USA, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Sex! Gossip! Scandal! For over 60 years, the National Enquirer has pumped out salacious, shocking stories, stretching the limits of journalism and blurring the lines between truth and fiction. Scandalous is the sensational true story of the most infamous tabloid in US history, a wild, probing look at how one newspaper’s prescient grasp of its’ readers darkest curiosities led it to massive profits and influence. From its coverage of Elvis’s death, to Monica Lewinsky and the O.J. Simpson murder trial, the National Enquirer rattled the foundations of American culture and politics, sometimes allegedly using payoffs and blackmail to get its scoops. With rare archival footage and revelations as wild as National Enquirer headlines themselves, Scandalous examines our obsession with the rich, famous and powerful, and the tabloid that has fed those obsessions for generations of Americans.

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Saturday, December 14th

6:20pm

Sunday, December 15th

4:20pm

In Search of: Beethoven

In Search of: Beethoven

Playing at Limelight Cinema

139 minutes, UK, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

In Search of: Beethoven offers a comprehensive and dynamic account of the life and works of the great composer. The film features 65 performances by the world’s finest musicians and delves beneath the mythical image of the tortured, cantankerous genius to search for the real Ludwig van Beethoven. The film addresses the romantic myth that Beethoven was a heroic, tormented figure battling to overcome his tragic fate, struck down by deafness. The results reveal someone quite different and far more interesting.

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Monday, December 16th

5:45pm

A Hidden Life

A Hidden Life

Playing at Limelight Cinema

173 minutes, Germany, USA, In English, German, and Italian w/ English subtitles, Drama, Romance
Rated PG-13: (for thematic material including violent images)

Official Site·Trailer

Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keeps his spirit alive.

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Friday, January 3rd
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Saturday, January 4th
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Sunday, January 5th
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Monday, January 6th
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Tuesday, January 7th
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Wednesday, January 8th
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Thursday, January 9th
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Fantastic Planet

Fantastic Planet

Playing at Limelight Cinema

72 minutes, France, Czechoslovakia, In French, Czech, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Rated PG: _

Official Site·Trailer

Sponsored by ModSock, located down the street from the Limelight. So many socks you’ll puke.

Third Eye Cinema is a staff and volunteer-curated film series of all of our favorite flicks — the cult classics, the ones you might have missed, the ones you need to revisit. This month’s movie chosen by our projectionist Jules!

This animated tale follows the relationship between the small human-like Oms and their much larger blue-skinned oppressors, the Draags, who rule the planet of Ygam. While the Draags have long kept Oms as illiterate pets, this hierarchy shifts after an Om boy becomes educated, thanks to a young female Draag. This leads to an Om rebellion, which weakens the Draag control over their race. Will the Oms and the Draags find a way to coexist? Or will they destroy each other?

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Saturday, January 4th

10:00pm

Gaugin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost (Great Art on Screen)

Gaugin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

90 minutes, Italy, In Italian, French, and English w/ English subtitles, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Great Art on Screen

Gaugain in Tahiti: Paradise Lost traces the legendary life story of Paul Gauguin who left France for Tahiti, feverishly in search of deep immersions into lush nature, for feelings, visions and colors, ever purer and brighter. Audiences join this journey from Tahiti to American museums including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, National Gallery of Art in DC, and Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts where Gauguin’s greatest masterpieces are now preserved.

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Sunday, January 5th

11:00am

Wednesday, January 8th

5:45pm

Color Out of Space

Color Out of Space

Playing at Limelight Cinema

110 minutes, Portugal, USA, Malaysia, In English, Horror, Sci-Fi
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

H.P. Lovecraft’s short story Color Out of Space has inspired some of the best sci fi-horror, from The Thing to Annihilation. Nicolas Cage stars in this adaptation as Nathan Gardner, a man who finds his family, his home, and his life transformed into an unspeakable nightmare when a meteorite crashes into his front yard and brings a mutative alien organism with it.

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Wednesday, January 22nd
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Friday, January 24th
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Saturday, January 25th
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Sunday, January 26th
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Monday, January 27th
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Tuesday, January 28th
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Wednesday, January 29th
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Thursday, January 30th
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The Song of Names

The Song of Names

Playing at Limelight Cinema

113 minutes, Canada, Hungary, In English, Drama
Rated PG-13: (for some strong language, brief sexual material, thematic elements, and smoking)

Official Site·Trailer

As Europe erupts into World War II, 9 year old Martin comes to love his new brother Dovidl, a highly gifted violin prodigy of the same age and recent Polish-Jewish refugee to London. But hours before Dovidl’s debut concert performance at the age of 21 he vanishes without a trace, causing shame and ruin for their family. A lifetime later, a young violinist shows a 56 year old Martin a stylistic flourish that could only have been taught by Dovidl. This triggers Martin’s odyssey overseas in search of his lost brother, one that will lead to surprising revelations for both men and for Helen, the woman who stood between them. Starring Tim Roth and Clive Owen.

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Friday, January 24th
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Saturday, January 25th
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Sunday, January 26th
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Monday, January 27th
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Tuesday, January 28th
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Wednesday, January 29th
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Thursday, January 30th
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2019 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

2019 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

Playing at Limelight Cinema

97 minutes, USA, In English, Shorts
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 97-minute theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s Festival, widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary, and animation from around the world, the 2019 program offers new audiences a taste of what the Festival offers, from sharply-written comedy and drama to edgy genre and an intimate family saga.

Fueled by artistic expression and limited only by their runtime, short films transcend traditional storytelling. They are a significant and popular way artists can connect with audiences. From documentary to animation, narrative to experimental, the abbreviated form is made for risk-taking. The Festival has always treated short films with the highest regard and gives a home to both established and new filmmakers with shorts for audiences to discover and celebrate.

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Saturday, January 25th

4:00pm

Sunday, January 26th

7:00pm

Monday, January 27th

8:45pm

Sunday, March 29th

11:00am

In Search of: Mozart

In Search of: Mozart

Playing at Limelight Cinema

129 minutes, UK, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

An unmissable biography narrated by Juliet Stevenson and featuring interviews and performances with over 70 of the greatest exponents of Mozart’s music. Produced in association with the world’s leading orchestras, opera houses and musicians. Told through a 25,000 mile journey along every route Mozart followed, In Search of Mozart is a detective story that travels to the heart of old Europe… and the heart of genius itself.

Screened in honor of Mozart’s birthday!

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Monday, January 27th

5:45pm

Death Becomes Her

Death Becomes Her

Playing at Limelight Cinema

104 minutes, USA, In English, Comedy
Rated PG-13: for some nudity and off-color humor

Official Site·Trailer

Sponsored by ModSock, located down the street from the Limelight. So many socks you’ll puke.

Third Eye Cinema is a staff and volunteer-curated film series of all of our favorite flicks — the cult classics, the ones you might have missed, the ones you need to revisit. This month’s movie chosen by our Marketing Manager Lindsey!

Some people will go to any length to be young forever. Hollywood socialites Madeline Ashton (Meryl Streep) and Helen Sharp (Goldie Hawn) are lifelong rivals, competing for men, fame, and beauty. When Helen appears to have the final upper hand, Madeline will stop at nothing to change that – paying the ultimate price to do so. This wickedly funny cult classic was a massive flop on its 1992 release, but 25 years after fizzling out in theaters, this delightfully macabre, campy, charismatic comedy has solidified its standing in the 90’s film repertoire and has established itself as a queer cult classic.

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Saturday, February 1st

10:00pm

The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonder (Great Art on Screen)

The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonder (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

90 minutes, Italy, Spain, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Great Art on Screen

The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonders celebrates the 200th anniversary of the storied Prado Museum — one of the most-visited museums in the world. Hosted by Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons, this cinematic journey offers viewers a spell-binding experience, telling the story of Spain and beyond, through the works of Vélazquez, Rubens, Titian, Mantegna, Bosch, Goya, El Greco, and more.

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Sunday, February 2nd

11:00am

Wednesday, February 5th

5:45pm

In Search of: Chopin

In Search of: Chopin

Playing at Limelight Cinema

110 minutes, UK, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Phil Grabsky brings us the music and life story of Fryderyk Chopin, considered one of the greatest composers of all time. Chopin’s grave in Paris remains a place of pilgrimage and his music continues to sell out concert halls worldwide – but who exactly was this astonishing man? He was terrified of public performance; he fled his Polish homeland for Paris never to return; took up with the most notorious transvestite in France and, despite a life of ill-health, wrote some of the deepest and most powerful music ever written? How exactly did a young Polish boy rise to such heady heights? For four years, Phil Grabsky has travelled the globe in his quest to lay bare the life and music of Chopin.

Screened in honor of Chopin’s birthday!

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Sunday, March 1st

11:00am

Clue

Clue

Playing at Limelight Cinema

97 minutes, USA, In English, Comedy
Rated PG: _

Official Site·Trailer

Sponsored by ModSock, located down the street from the Limelight. So many socks you’ll puke.

Third Eye Cinema is a staff and volunteer-curated film series of all of our favorite flicks — the cult classics, the ones you might have missed, the ones you need to revisit. This month’s movie chosen by our projectionist Carey!

Based on the popular board game, this comedy begins at a dinner party hosted by Mr. Boddy (Lee Ving), where he admits to blackmailing his visitors. These guests, who have been given aliases, are Mrs. Peacock (Eileen Brennan), Miss Scarlet (Lesley Ann Warren), Mr. Green (Michael McKean), professor Plum (Christopher Lloyd), Mrs. White (Madeline Kahn) and Col. Mustard (Martin Mull). When Boddy turns up murdered, all are suspects, and together they try to figure out who is the killer.

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Saturday, March 7th

10:00pm

Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait (Exhibition on Screen)

Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait (Exhibition on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

80 minutes, UK, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Exhibition on Screen

For the first time in history the Royal Academy of Arts in London, in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, is bringing together Lucian Freud’s self-portraits.

The exhibition will display more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in which this modern master of British art turned his unflinching eye firmly on himself. One of the most celebrated painters of our time, Lucian Freud is also one of very few 20th-century artists who portrayed themselves with such consistency.

Spanning nearly seven decades his self-portraits give a fascinating insight into both his psyche and his development as a painter, from his earliest portrait painted in 1939 to the final one executed 64 years later. When seen together, his portraits represent an engrossing study into the dynamic of ageing and the process of self-representation.

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Sunday, March 8th

11:00am

Wednesday, March 11th

6:00pm

Frida: Viva la Vida (Great Art on Screen)

Frida: Viva la Vida (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

90 minutes, Italy, In English and Spanish w/ English subtitles, Documentary
Rated NR: .
Great Art on Screen

Official Site·Trailer

Frida: Viva La Vida is a cinematic documentary event film that highlights the two sides of Frida Kahlo’s spirit: a revolutionary pioneering artist of contemporary feminism, and on the other, a human being tormented by agony and love.

With Asia Argento as narrator, the two faces of the artist will be revealed, by pursuing a common thread consisting of Frida’s own words: letters, diaries and private confessions. The documentary film event will alternate interviews with historical documents, captivating reconstructions and Frida Kahlo’s own paintings, kept in some of the most amazing museums in Mexico.

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Sunday, March 29th

11:00am

Wednesday, April 1st

6:00pm

In Search of: Haydn

In Search of: Haydn

Playing at Limelight Cinema

102 minutes, UK, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Phil Grabsky’s biographical account of the life of Haydn is a visual and aural extravaganza including breath-taking performances by some of the world’s most celebrated and contemporary musicians.

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) was one of the greatest musical innovators. Mozart and Beethoven greatly looked up to him as an inspiration and yet today in concert halls he is perhaps too often overshadowed in favour of his younger contemporaries.By speaking to some of the greatest living exponents of Haydn’s music, this film redresses the balance and sheds light on the master and his work. Phil Grabsky hopes that Haydn will reach a wider audience who will be surprised, entertained and enthralled by Haydn’s wit, humanity and insatiable creativity.

Screened in honor of Haydn’s birthday!

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Tuesday, March 31st

5:45pm

Welcome to the Dollhouse

Welcome to the Dollhouse

Playing at Limelight Cinema

88 minutes, USA, In English, Comedy, Drama
Rated R: (adult situations/language)

Official Site·Trailer

Sponsored by ModSock, located down the street from the Limelight. So many socks you’ll puke.

Third Eye Cinema is a staff and volunteer-curated film series of all of our favorite flicks — the cult classics, the ones you might have missed, the ones you need to revisit. This month’s movie chosen by our sponsors at ModSock!

An unpopular seventh-grade girl finds her life a living hell, thanks to the ridicule of her peers and the indifference of her family. This critically acclaimed, entirely unsentimental dark comedy depicts her struggles to survive this incredibly awkward age.

“I couldn’t think of any American films that dealt in any serious way with childhood. Children in American films were either cute like a little doll or evil demons. The early drafts of Dollhouse were all darker and more depressing; it took time to find the right level of bleakness.” — Director Todd Solondz on Welcome to the Dollhouse.

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Saturday, April 4th

10:00pm

Easter in Art (Exhibition on Screen)

Easter in Art (Exhibition on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

85 minutes, UK, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Exhibition on Screen

The story of Christ’s death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest artists in history.

From the triumphant to the savage, the ethereal to the tactile, some of western civilization’s greatest artworks focus on this pivotal moment. This beautifully crafted film explores the Easter story as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.

Shot on location in Jerusalem, United States and throughout Europe, the film explores the different ways artists have depicted the Easter story through the ages and thus depicts the history of us all.

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Sunday, April 12th

11:00pm

Wednesday, April 15th

6:00pm

Leonardo 500 (Great Art on Screen)

Leonardo 500 (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

90 minutes, Italy, In English and Italian w/ English subtitles, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Five hundred years after his death, Leonardo continues to be one of the most admired and well-known figures in human history. An artist, architect, humanist, naturalist and military strategist, Leonardo Da Vinci was, above all else, a tireless observer constantly searching for new discoveries.

Through the use of decades-long studies and research by leading international experts, technicians and engineers, the event film exclusively analyzes the theories and modern implications behind Da Vinci’s work, allowing audiences to witness the genius of Leonardo with new and insightful perspectives.

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Sunday, April 19th

11:00am

Wednesday, April 22nd

6:00pm

Hermitage: The Power of Art (Great Art on Screen)

Hermitage: The Power of Art (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

90 minutes, Italy, In Italian w/ English subtitles, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

A spectacular documentary event tours through St. Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum, a wonderful complex of buildings with the largest collection of paintings in the world, to retrace two and a half centuries. Audiences pass through the magnificent interiors that provided a meeting point for foreign artists, architects and intellectuals creating connections through art and culture.

The history of the museum is marked by the acquisitions of the enlightened Empress Catherine II, whose personality has continued to fascinate art historians and critics over the centuries. Toni Servillo leads us on this journey through the Hermitage and the magnificent city of St. Petersburg with its waterfront, statues, canals and the bridges that form a symbolic cultural and visual element between places and distant civilizations.

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Sunday, May 10th

11:00am

Wednesday, May 13th

6:00pm

Dinosaurs (Great Art on Screen)

Dinosaurs (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

80 minutes, USA, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Everybody knows the T-Rex and the other dinosaurs we normally hear about and see on exhibition in natural history museums. But where do they come from? How do these giant creatures of the past end up on display?

The documentary event film “Dinosaurs” traces the path of these fascinating pre-historic creatures from digging sites in the wide-open plains of Wyoming and South Dakota, where the bones are first unearthed, to the labs where the bones are reassembled by some of the world’s most renowned experts. This is a thrilling journey that takes viewers to the world’s most exclusive galleries and auction houses, where wealthy collectors and prestigious scientific institutes go to great lengths to acquire the world’s rarest specimens.

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Sunday, May 24th

11:00am

Wednesday, May 27th

6:00pm

Wunderkammer (Great Art on Screen)

Wunderkammer (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

87 minutes, Italy, France, UK, In English, Italian, and French w/ English subtitles, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

The Wunderkammer – also known as “cabinets of curiosities” – emerged among sovereigns and elite collectors in the 16th century.

There are extraordinary rooms all over the world: the Renaissance cabinets that became some of today’s major museums over the course of the 18th century, and those of the present, whose contents come from the most prestigious galleries displayed in amazing villas and castles.

The documentary event film allows viewers a never-before-seen look into these secret places filled with eccentric and priceless oddities in private collections to reveal the wonder that lies inside them.

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Sunday, June 21st

11:00am

Wednesday, June 24th

6:00pm

Frida Kahlo (Exhibition on Screen)

Frida Kahlo (Exhibition on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

90 minutes, UK, In English, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

Exhibition on Screen

This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo. She was a prolific self-portraitist, using the canvas as a mirror through all stages of her turbulent and, at times, tragic life. Featuring key exhibitions and interviews with world-renowned Kahlo curators, this documentary explores the extraordinary symbolism and themes in these personal canvases to seek a deeper understanding of the real Frida Kahlo.

Using cinema to take an up-close and intimate look at her works we examine how great an artist she can be considered. Displaying a treasure trove of colour and a feast of vibrancy on screen, this personal and intimate film offers privileged access to her works and highlights the source of her feverish creativity, her resilience and her unmatched lust for life, men, women, politics and her cultural heritage.

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Sunday, July 12th

11:00am

Wednesday, July 15th

6:00pm

Bernini (Great Art on Screen)

Bernini (Great Art on Screen)

Playing at Limelight Cinema

86 minutes, Italy, In Italian w/ English subtitles, Documentary
Rated NR: .

Official Site·Trailer

“No artist defined 17th-century Rome more than Gian Lorenzo Bernini did, working under nine popes and leaving an indelible mark on the Eternal City. And there is probably no better place to appreciate his talent and genius than the Borghese Gallery in Rome… But during the remarkable exhibition titled ‘Bernini,’ visiting may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.” – The New York Times

The selection of more than 60 masterpieces on display at the Villa Borghese in Rome has been defined by art experts as Bernini’s return home. Five centuries have passed since the birth of the artist’s magnificent sculptures and through exclusive, never-before-seen footage, the curators of this stunning exhibition uncover the details of these treasures, on loan from the world’s most prestigious museums for this extraordinary cinematic experience.

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Sunday, July 26th

11:00am

Wednesday, July 29th

6:00pm