Opens Friday, April 24th with a special appearance by BILL PLYMPTON live and in person on Saturday, April 25th at 4PM! All seats only $10!

Tickets on sale now at our box office during regular business hours or online at boxofficetickets.com!

United States. 2015. Directed by Bill Plympton. (76 mins.) Not Rated.

In a fateful bumper car collision, Jake and Ella meet and become the most loving couple in the long history of romance. But when a scheming "other" woman drives a wedge of jealousy into their perfect courtship, insecurity and hatred spell out an untimely fate. With only the help of a disgraced magician and his forbidden "soul machine", Ella takes the form of Jake's numerous lovers, desperately fighting through the malfunction and deceit as they try to reclaim their destiny.

BILL PLYMPTON is considered the King of Indie Animation and is the only person to hand draw an entire animated feature film. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, he graduated from Portland State University in Graphic Design. Bill Plympton moved to New York City in 1968. He began his career creating cartoons for publications such as New York Times, National Lampoon, Playboy and Screw.

In 1987 he was nominated for an Oscar® for his animated short “Your Face”. In 2005, Bill received another Oscar® nomination, this time for a short film “Guard Dog”. “Push Comes to Shove” another short film, won the prestigious Cannes 1991 Palme d’Or. After producing many shorts that appeared on MTV and Spike and Mike’s, he turned his talent to feature films. Since 1991 he’s made 9 feature films, 6 of them, “The Tune”, “Mondo Plympton”, “I Married A Strange Person”, “Mutant Aliens”, “Hair High” and “Idiots and Angels” are all animated features.

Queen and Country
Opens Friday, April 24th!

Ireland/France/Romania. 2015. Directed by John Boorman. (115 mins.) Not Rated.

QUEEN AND COUNTRY is the hilarious follow-up to John Boorman's HOPE AND GLORY (1987 nominated for 5 Academy Awards), when 9-year-old Bill Rohan rejoices in the destruction of his school by an errant Luftwaffe bomb. QUEEN AND COUNTRY picks up the story nearly a decade later as Bill (Boorman's alter-ego), played by a charming Callum Turner, begins basic training in the early 1950s, during the Korean War. Bill is joined by a trouble-making army mate, Percy (Caleb Landry Jones). They never get near Korea, but engage in a constant battle of wits with the Catch-22-worthy, Sgt. Major Bradley -- the brilliant David Thewlis. Richard E. Grant is their superior, the veddy, veddy, infinitely put-upon, aptly-named Major Cross. A superb ensemble cast limns a wonderfully funny and often moving depiction of a still-recovering postwar England.

White God
Opens Friday, April 24th!

Hungary/Germany/Sweden. 2015. Directed by Kornel Mundruczo. (121 mins.) Rated R. In English and in Hungarian with English subtitles

When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog Hagen, because it's mixed-breed heritage is deemed 'unfit' by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. At the same time, all the unwanted, unloved and so-called 'unfit' dogs rise up under a new leader, Hagen, the one-time housepet who has learned all too well from his 'Masters' in his journey through the streets and animal control centers, how to bite the hands that beats him.

Alive Mind Cinema is a monthly series featuring films that explore the meaning of life and happiness.
These critically acclaimed and transformative films present the power of art and spirituality to change
how we see our world. Individual tickets will be available to purchase at the door the evening of each film.
No coupons, passes or CineBucks accepted for special events.

"The Alive Mind Cinema Series is essential viewing for everyone interested in finding their personal
pathway to greater happiness and living a more fulfilled life!" - Loretta Miles, Salem Cinema owner

Seeds of Time
Monday, April 27th at 7:45PM followed with discussion led by Joanie Cooper, president of Temperate Orchard Conservancy
all seats $15 at the door or entry with membership
no coupons, passes or CineBucks accepted for special events

United States/Denmark/Italy/Norway/Peru/Russia. 2015. Directed by Sandy McLeod. (77 mins.) Not Rated. in English and in Quechua with English subtitles

A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against time to protect the future of our food. Gene banks of the world are crumbling, crop failures are producing starvation inspired rioting, and the accelerating effects of climate change are already affecting farmers globally. But Fowler's journey, and our own, is just beginning. From Rome to Russia and, finally, a remote island under the Arctic Circle, his passionate and personal journey may hold the key to saving the one resource we cannot live without: our seeds.

Joanie has had a garden every place she lived. As a little girl, she loved shelling fresh picked peas on her Grandma's porch and running down to the pasture to feed Northern Spy apples to the cows. She was the happiest when outside with the blooming flowers, sprouting vegetables and many fruit trees. Animals, big and small, have surrounded Joanie always.

In 1986, Joanie purchased a 50-acre farm on the outskirts of Amity, Oregon. The farm and her activities in Yamhill County introduced her to Home Orchard Society. Through HOS, she met the love of her life and married Keith Cooper. She and Keith enjoyed living the country life and working together for many wonderful years.

The Amity farm housed the remnants of a pioneer orchard planted in the late 1800's. This orchard sparked Joanie's interest in old orchards and heirloom apples. She loves to read and truly enjoys the diligent perusal of old books and publications researching old apple varieties. She considers the many hours spent working on the Apple Identification Team a favorite pastime. Finding a way to preserve this shrinking heritage was her vision and ultimately became the Temperate Orchard Conservancy.

Adult Beginners
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States. 2015. Directed by Ross Katz. (90 mins.) Rated R.

A young, hipster entrepreneur (Nick Kroll) crashes and burns on the eve of his company's big launch. With his entire life in disarray, he leaves Manhattan to move in with his estranged pregnant sister (Rose Byrne), brother-in-law (Bobby Cannavale) and three year-old nephew in the suburbs - only to become their manny. Faced with real responsibility, he may finally have to grow up - but not without some bad behavior first.

Antarctica: A Year On Ice
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States. 2014. Directed by Anthony Powell. (92 mins.) Rated PG.

ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON ICE is a visually stunning journey to the end of the world with the hardy and devoted people who live there year-round. The research stations scattered throughout the continent host a close-knit international population of scientists, technicians and craftsmen. Isolated from the rest of the world, enduring months of unending darkness followed by periods when the sun never sets, Antarctic residents experience firsthand the beauty and brutality of the most severe environment on Earth. Capturing epic battles against hellacious storms, quiet reveries of nature's grandeur, and everyday moments of work and laughter, this unique documentary shows a steadfast community thriving in a land few humans have experienced. Using specially modified cameras and spectacular time-lapse photography, filmmaker Anthony Powell captures the splendor of the region like no film before. ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON ICE gives testament to the planet's natural wonders, humanity's thirst for adventure, and the emotional extremes that accompany a year within the last pristine wilderness on the planet.

5 Flights Up
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States. 2014. Directed by Richard Loncraine. (92 mins.) Rated PG-13.

Forty years ago, artist Alex Carver (Morgan Freeman) bought a run-down apartment in a sketchy part of Brooklyn with his wife, schoolteacher Ruth (Diane Keaton). Today, their neighborhood is now very hip and their apartment worth a small fortune. The now- retired Ruth and Alex haven’t changed – they are still as much in love as ever. But they have let Ruth’s niece Lily (Cynthia Nixon), a real estate agent, list their property to see what the market might bear. On the eve of their open house, Ruth and Alex realize the same bond of love that has kept them together all these years will allow them to see their way through this crazy weekend as well. 

Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States. 1981. Directed by Noel Marshall. (102 mins.) Rated PG.

Drafthouse Films has partnered with Olive Films to release the Noel Marshall's sole––and career-derailing-–directoral effort, the notorious 1981 family affair with big cats, ROAR. 

An unprecedented and wholly unpredictable action-adventure, ROAR follows wildlife preservationist Hank (Marshall), who lives harmoniously alongside a menagerie of untamed animals, including cheetahs, elephants, lions and tigers on a preservation in the African plains. When his wife and children arrive for a visit, a long-brewing battle for dominance between two lions erupts and threatens their very lives.  

“ROAR is so singular and so breathtaking…. You’ve never seen a movie like Roar and there will never, ever be a movie like ROAR again.”

Far From The Madding Crowd
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States/UK. 2015. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. Rated PG-13.

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood (Michael Sheen), a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love - as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance. 

Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States. 2015. Directed by Albert Maysles. (83 mins.) Rated PG-13.

IRIS pairs legendary 87-year-old documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how, even in Iris' dotage, a soaring free spirit continues to inspire. IRIS portrays a singular woman whose enthusiasm for fashion, art and people are life's sustenance and reminds us that dressing, andindeed life, is nothing but an experiment. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, she continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the Great Depression. "I feel lucky to be working. If you're lucky enough to do something you love, everything else follows."

Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

UK. 2015. Directed by Yann Demange. (99 mins.) Rated R.

'71 takes place over a single night in the life of a young British soldier (Jack O'Connell) accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe, and increasingly wary of his own comrades, he must survive the night alone and find his way to safety through a disorientating, alien and deadly landscape.

Song of the Sea
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

Ireland. 2014. Directed by Tomm Moore. (93 mins.) Rated PG.

Oscar Nominee! Best Animated Feature

Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people. She escapes from her grandmother's home to journey to the sea and free fairy creatures trapped in the modern world.

Ballet 422
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States. 2015. Directed by Jody Lee Lipes. (75 mins.) Rated PG.

Cinematographer and documentarian Jody Lee Lipes crafts an intimate, fly-on-the-wall documentary offering a rare peek into the highly-guarded world of professional ballet. The film shadows Justin Peck, the 25-year old choreographer of the New York City Ballet, as he undertakes the Herculean task of creating the company's 422nd original piece while simultaneously fulfilling his role as a Corps de Ballet member. Lipes chronicles Peck's creative process from its embryonic stages to its highly anticipated premiere, quietly observing as he balances a roster of musicians, designers, and dancers from this famed institution. Ballet 422 is a powerful celebration of the skill and endurance of Peck and his fellow NYCB dancers-as well as those who remain hidden in the wings.

A Little Chaos
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

UK. 2015. Directed by Alan Rickman. (117 mins.) Rated R.

A romantic drama following Sabine (Kate Winslet), a talented landscape designer, who is building a garden at Versailles for King Louis XIV. Sabine struggles with class barriers as she becomes romantically entangled with the court's renowned landscape artist.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States. 2015. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. (104 mins.) Not Yet Rated.

A teenage filmmaker befriends a classmate with cancer.

She's Beautiful When She's Angry
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

United States. 2014. Directed by Mary Dore. (92 mins.) Not Rated.

She's Beautiful When She's Angry tells the story of the brilliant, often outrageous women who founded the feminist movement of the 1960s. They said 'the personal is political' and made a revolution: in the bedroom, in the workplace, in all spheres of life. Called threatening by the FBI, yet ignored in many histories, these women changed the world.

Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

France/Mauritania. 2014. Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako. (97 mins.) Rated PG-13. In English and in French, Arabic, Bambara and Songhay with English subtitles

Oscar Nominee! Best Foreign Language Film

Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, proud cattle herder Kidane (Ibrahim Ahmed aka Pino) lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima (Toulou Kiki), his daughter Toya (Layla Walet Mohamed), and Issan (Mehdi Ag Mohamed), their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. The women have become shadows but resist with dignity. Every day, the new improvised courts issue tragic and absurd sentences. Kidane and his family are being spared the chaos that prevails in Timbuktu. But their destiny changes abruptly in this stunningly rendered film from a master of world cinema. 

The Salt of the Earth
Dates & Showtimes to be announced!

France/Brazil/Italy. 2014. Directed by Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado. (110 mins.) Rated PG-13. In English & in French and Portuguese with English subtitles

Oscar Nominee! Best Documentary Feature

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty.

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