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Uncertain (2017)

Arcata, CA
This New York Times Critics' Pick about a tiny town in the swamps of Texas populated mostly by ex-convicts is "like a documentary version of 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' complete with the looming threat of a surreal envi... read more

A Quiet Passion (2017)

Arcata, CA
Renowned British filmmaker Terence Davies (House of Mirth, Sunset Song) tells the story of American poet Emily Dickinson, from her days as a schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist. "Opens a windo... read more

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2017)

Arcata, CA
From acclaimed graphic novelist Dash Shaw, with voice talent from Jason Schwartzman, Maya Rudolph, Reggie Watts, Lena Dunham, and Susan Sarandon. "A deadpan cartoon comedy about a group of bickering students trying to esca... read more

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)

Arcata, CA
David Lynch has said that this film prequel, rather than the TV series, is key to understanding the new series airing on Showtime. In Fire Walk With Me, Lynch takes us back to the town of damned good cups of coffee and che... read more

Dungen

Arcata, CA
Dungen frontman/mastermind Gustav Ejstes has been making music for nearly twenty years. When Ejstes recorded his first album, he released it in 2001 under the name Dungen, which means “The Grove”— a nod to his village upbr... read more

Khun Narin's Electric Phin Band

Arcata, CA
The Electric Phin Band is a psychedelic music ensemble based out of the Phetchabun Province in Thailand. Led by Khun Narin, the group is known locally for their impromptu improvisational performances situated at backyard p... read more
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Past Events

Sugar Candy Mountain

Sugar Candy Mountain

Arcata, CA
If Brian Wilson had dropped acid on the beach in Brazil and decided to record an album with Os Mutantes and The Flaming Lips, it would sound like this. All songs written by Ash Reiter & Will Halsey, featuring space-age sounds and far-out frequencies from the tripped our tropics. Sugar Candy Moun...
Tuesday, May 16 2017 8:30 PM 11:30 PM

Kiki (2017)

Kiki (2017)

Arcata, CA
This acclaimed documentary takes a look at the "Ballroom" artist-activist scene of a new generation of LGBTQ youth-of-color In New York City, now called the Kiki scene. Made famous to the mainstream in the early '90s by Madonna’s video “Vogue” and the documentary “Paris Is Burning,” the Ballroom ...
Thu, Apr 13 2017 8:00 PM Sun, Apr 30 2017 7:45 PM

My Life as a Zucchini (2017)

My Life as a Zucchini (2017)

Arcata, CA
2017 Oscar nominee for Best Animated Feature and Grand Jury Prize winner at Cannes Film Festival! This Swiss stop-motion claymation is a compassionate coming-of-age tale set in an orphanage, with a stellar voiceover cast that includes Nick Offerman (PARKS & REC), Will Forte, Amy Sedaris and Ellen...
Sat, Apr 1 2017 6:30 PM Sun, Apr 30 2017 5:30 PM

After the Storm (2017)

After the Storm (2017)

Arcata, CA
"Kore-eda deserves to be better known — his name shouted from rooftops and his films made required viewing." - Village Voice. The latest from Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda looks at a once successful author, now a private detective with a gambling addiction, who is inspired to become a part ...
Fri, Apr 7 2017 5:00 PM Thu, Apr 27 2017 7:30 PM

Abstract Rude, B.Squid & Friends

Abstract Rude, B.Squid & Friends

Arcata, CA
Abstract Rude is a West Coast veteran of independent and underground hip hop. Over time, his distinct voice and vast catalog has kept him working in the music business since the mid 90s releasing groundbreaking albums such as Project Blowed, South Central Thynk Taynk, Mood Pieces, P.a.i.n.t & Hai...
Sun, Apr 23 2017 9:00 PM Mon, Apr 24 2017 12:30 AM

SEED: The Untold Story (2017)

SEED: The Untold Story (2017)

Arcata, CA
In celebration of Humboldt Green Week and Earth Day! Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, few things on Earth are as vital as seeds. This new documentary from the makers of "The Real Dirt on Farmer John" and "Queen of the Sun" follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000...
Mon, Apr 17 2017 6:30 PM Sat, Apr 22 2017 6:30 PM

Sublime Frequencies in North & West Africa

Sublime Frequencies in North & West Africa

Arcata, CA
TWO DAYS ONLY! Plus visiting filmmaker Q&A with ethnographer Hisham Mayet and a world music DJ set with Mayet after Saturday's screenings! The Sublime Frequencies music and film label began in part as a response to the attacks on 9/11, as a way to counter the demonized media image of people from ...
Sat, Apr 15 2017 7:00 PM Sun, Apr 16 2017 7:00 PM

Ghost Bird (limited engagement)

Ghost Bird (limited engagement)

Arcata, CA
TWO DAYS ONLY. The ivory-billed woodpecker has long been considered the Holy Grail by diehard birders who refused to believe it went extinct over sixty years ago. When a birder announced in 2004 that the bird had been found in the swamps of Eastern Arkansas, a flood of tourists flocked to the dow...
Sat, Apr 8 2017 4:00 PM Sun, Apr 9 2017 7:30 PM

1984 (National Event Day)

1984 (National Event Day)

Arcata, CA
On April 4, 2017, over 160 arthouse movie theatres across the country in 148 cities and in 42 states, plus five locations in Canada and one in England, will be participating collectively in a NATIONAL EVENT DAY screening of the 1984 movie 1984, starring John Hurt, who sadly died this January. Thi...
Tuesday, April 4 2017 4:00 PM 8:00 PM

Kedi (2017)

Kedi (2017)

Arcata, CA
This acclaimed new documentary follows seven of Istanbul's famous street cats, hundreds of thousands of whom have been an integral and respected part of the city since the Ottoman Empire. "As life gets rougher, people endure not by hardening themselves even further, but by continuing to find the ...
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