Jean Cocteau is a benefit for the ACLU featuring the 1984 film based on the classic George Orwell novel on 1984 day simultaneously with theaters across the country.
In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Dreaming of fame and fortune, a local Denver performer hires two indie filmmakers to come to town and make a film with him as the star.
Alive and Kicking gives the audience an intimate, insider's view into the culture of the current swing dance world while shedding light on issues facing modern society.
Cameron Crowe's "Bootleg Cut" includes 38 additional minutes
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.
The story of one of the most infamous books ever written, "The Anarchist Cookbook," and the role it's played in the life of its author, now 65, who wrote it at 19 in the midst of the counterculture upheaval of the late '60s and early '70s.
Jean Cocteau Cinema presents a night with Author John Scalzi and his new book “The Collapsing Empire“.
Hosted by George R.R. Martin.
One of the most popular and acclaimed science fiction authors to emerge in the last decade, New York Times bestselling author John Scalzi returns with the beginning of an exciting new saga: THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE (A Tor Hardcover; On-sale: March 21, 2017). Entertaining, hilarious, and creative both in his books and his online musings, Scalzi continues to cement his well-deserved prominent place in the literary world.
Terry Brooks is the author of the Shannara Series, Landover, Word/Void fantasy Series as well as the novelization of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. His debut novel, The Sword of Shannara, spent 16 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and has led to a career of words and magic.
The first season of “The Shannara Chronicles,” a new MTV series adapting The Elfstones of Shannara, premiered in 2016. Season 2 will air in 2017.
Writer/director Ted Braun follows controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman as he puts a billion dollars on the line in his crusade to expose Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history.
Magician Frances Menotti returns to the Jean Cocteau Cinema for three shows in April.Menotti is not your conventional magician, which explains his rise in securing premier national appearances on Penn & Teller: Fool Us, the prestigious Halloween week engagement at Hollywood’s Magic Castle, the Penn & Teller Theater in Las Vegas and the last two Presidential inaugurations. In fact, Teller remarked that Menotti’s unique style and approach to audiences is “the future of magic.”
Join us at the Jean Cocteau for this awesome Author Event!
We will be hosting 9 authors:
Alice Carne, N. Scott Momaday, Trent Zelazny, Peter Eichstaedt, Jim Terr, Jane Lindskold, Rebecca Poe, Peter Lauritzen and G & L Hausman.
A filmmaker journey through the former East Germany looking into her father's 1999 suicide.
An interracial family struggles to adjust when they move from New York City to a small, predominately white town in Washington State.
Neglected by her husband, Sarah embarks on an impromptu road trip with her young daughter and her best friend Mindy. Along the way, the dynamic between the two friends intensifies before circumstances force them apart. Years later, Sarah attempts to rebuild their intimate connection in the days before Mindy's wedding.
Her onstage performances blend theatre, song, and sleight of hand. She has appeared (as herself) in several comic books, and is a co-creator (and also the voice) of Dinicartoons character Little Rashy. Lee's first venture into magic came when a former high school friend called her and asked if she would like to earn some money as an assistant in his magic act. She was later mentored by some of the leading names in professional magic, including Detroit-based magician Scorpio and illusionist Jonathan Pendragon.
In addition to magic, Lee is a prolific voice actor, appearing in award-winning video games such as The Last of Us, BioShock Infinite, Grand Theft Auto V, Disney Infinity, and more. She currently provides the voice of Aunt May Parker in Ultimate Spider-Man, which airs on Disney XD. At Comic-Con International, Lee designed and taught custom effects to celebrity host and presenters for the “Magic of Comics” themed awards show.
Lee studied and performed both sketch and musical improv comedy at The Second City in Los Angeles.
She plays the character Misty Hannah in the backstory to Ingress.[
Not ratedOff the Rails
The remarkable true story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger's syndrome, whose overwhelming love of transit has landed him in jail 32 times for impersonating New York City bus drivers and subway conductors and driving their routes. Directed by Adam Irving, this documentary feature is 82 minutes long. Santa Fe Independent Film Festival selection.
Two girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break.
Somerset, England. Trainee veterinarian Clover Catto (ELLIE KENDRICK) returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry (JOE BLAKEMORE) has died - in what appears to be a suicide. Finding the family home in a state of horrendous disrepair following the 2014 floods that devastated the area, Clover is forced to confront her father Aubrey - about the farm, the livestock and, crucially, the details surrounding Harry's death. Clover's discoveries send her on an emotional journey of reckoning - with her family, her childhood and herself. Starring Ellie Kendrick of Game of Thrones
R16Violence, horror, sex scenes & offensive language
A pair of siren sisters find themselves caught in a love triangle when they fall for the same man.
In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local Hispanic farmers, they cannot arouse much opposition because of the short term opportunities offered by construction jobs. But when Joe Mondragon illegally diverts water to irrigate his bean field, the local people support him because of their resentment of water use laws that favor the rich like Devine. When the Governor sends in ruthless troubleshooter Kyril Montana to settle things quickly before the lucrative development is cancelled, a small war threatens to erupt.
This culminating masterpiece of Shakespeare's career pits the desire for revenge against the demands of love and asks if man is capable of creating a brave new world.
Singer songwriter, painter, essayist - Tom Russell has recorded thirty five highly acclaimed records, & published five books: 120 Songs of Tom Russell; Tough Company - Letters with Charles Bukowski; Blue Horse Red Desert: the Art of Tom Russell; Blodsport a crime novel published by Aschehoug, Norway; and - And Then I Wrote: The Songwriter Speaks, with Sylvia Tyson.
Tom Russell songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Doug Sahm, Nanci Griffith, K.D. Lang, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Ian Tyson, Iris Dement, Joe Ely, and a hundred others.
Tom Russell graduated from The University of California with a Master's Degree in Criminology. He was recently awarded the 2015 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for excellence in music journalism
In 2015 Russell released a 52 track "folk opera" on the West, The Rose of Roscrae, was deemed: maybe the most important Americana record of all time by UK Folk, the top Folk album of 2105 by Mojo Magazine, and hailed in top ten lists in two dozen publications including The Los Angeles Times. He has appeared on the David Letterman TV show five times.
His latest release (May 2016) is The Tom Russell Anthology 2 (Gunpowder Sunsets) - 19 Tracks.
Celebrating the life and work of Richard Adams, George RR Martin presents a special screening of the 1978 animated classic based on the novel.
A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home.
Not ratedWriters Series
The writers series hosted at the Jean Cocteau Cinema. Authors will vary month to month. The Author Spotlight series showcases a mix of both local and visiting authors. A Book signing will be held immediately afterward in the Jean Cocteau Cinema lobby.
PGfor thematic elements, suggestive content, brief language, and smoking
Mitsuha is the daughter of the mayor of a small mountain town. She's a straightforward high school girl who lives with her sister and her grandmother and has no qualms about letting it be known that she's uninterested in Shinto rituals or helping her father's electoral campaign. Instead she dreams of leaving the boring town and trying her luck in Tokyo. Taki is a high school boy in Tokyo who works part-time in an Italian restaurant and aspires to become an architect or an artist. Every night he has a strange dream where he becomes...a high school girl in a small mountain town.