Events

Let's Flix & Chill - Tuesday, July 25th @ 7pm

 

We’ve all been there. It’s a Tuesday night, the weeks just starting , and all you want is for someone to play a movie about a woman becoming a wasp while people pretend to be the contributors of the film. All you want to do is come home after a long day’s work, sit down, put your feet up on the steering wheel and drive to cinema center to see Le'ts Flix and Chill.

 

Let’s Flix and Chill is a free series in which Let’s Comedy has fun with the audience over a cult film. This will be the very first one and what a doozy it is. We’ll be watching Roger Corman’s 1959 classic Wasp Woman. A film about a woman who’s body is changing. Fun Film Fact: It was Previously titled “Are you there God, its me Wasp Woman”


We’ll be Featuring performers who will act as the director, actress, and screen writer for The Wasp Woman. These “contributors” will be there to give commentary, field questions from the audience, and generally try and defend why they made such cinematic trash.

 

We’ve partnered with our friends at Cinema Center to bring you this show. Together we hope it will encourage a community to connect on cinema and comedy. There will also be beer.

 

FREE admission


 

 

Special Screening - Anathema

Saturday, August 19th @ 3:00pm

 

You're invited to an Exclusive Special Screening of Derek Vitatoe's feature film, Anathema, on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Purchase your tickets today as Harmony in Diversity Productions, LLC and the Hollywood Glam Gala bring a taste of Hollywood to Fort Wayne.
Ticket Pricing:
General Admission Tickets - $15
Students, IFN & Cinema Center Members- $12
(All ticket prices include appetizers, meet & greet, and pre-and-post reception)
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Saturday, August 19th
2pm-3pm – Pre-Reception in the Spectator Lounge
3pm-5pm - Screening followed by a Q&A in theater
5pm-6pm - Closing Reception
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Synopsis:
While millions of Americans rejoice over the Supreme Court gay marriage decision, Michael Reed is in a desperate search for his boyfriend, Zach Tosh. When Zach is a no show for their special dinner celebration, Michael realizes something is drastically wrong. He secretly enlists the assistance of Private Investigator, Kylie Morgan, to help solve the mysterious disappearance of Zach after receiving no support from his prestigious parents, Pastor Colin and Congresswoman Camilla Reed, who have vehemently denounced their son’s “shameful lifestyle.”

Warranted as the most challenging case yet for the fierce Kylie Morgan, Anathema is a suspense thriller that explores a family and how their beliefs on same-sex marriage threaten to redefine what “family” really means.


 

 

 

May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

One Time Screening - September 12th @ 7pm

 

From longtime fans Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio and filmed with extraordinary access over the course of more than two years, MAY IT LAST is an intimate portrait of the acclaimed North Carolina band The Avett Brothers, charting their decade-and-a-half rise, while chronicling their present-day collaboration with famed producer Rick Rubin on the their multi-Grammy-nominated album “True Sadness,” which was released on American Recordings/Republic Records. With the recording process as a backdrop, the film depicts a lifelong bond and unique creative partnership, as band members undergo marriage, divorce, parenthood, illness, and the challenges of the music business. More than just a music documentary, MAY IT LAST is a meditation on family, love, and the passage of time.

 

104 mins., Unrated. 


 

 

 


 

 

 

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Film Club – Free, Members Exclusive Screenings

 

Now there is another great benefit of belonging to the area’s only community-supported, independently programmed, art house movie theater.  We are proud to introduce Cinema Center Film Club! On the fourth Sunday of every month, Cinema Center will have a special members only screening of one of our great, full-run films! The best part? This screening is absolutely FREE to all members who attend! You don’t need to do anything additional to be part of the Film Club, just be a current member. Preceding each Film Club showing will be a Members Only Mixer in the Spectator Lounge, where our great community of cinephiles can come together, have a drink from Cinema Center’s excellent selection of beer and wine and discuss all things movies with one another, as well as Cinema Center’s fun and knowledgeable staff.

 

Have a friend who isn't a Member yet? Bring them along and they can enjoy the screening at Member pricing! 

 

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NSFW is the stuff you weren’t supposed to watch as a kid. It’s the stuff you heard someone describe and it sounded so absurd it couldn’t possibly be real. It’s the place where you can see Rowdy Roddy Piper one night and Jack Nicholson the next. Where people in the high-brow got their start in the low-brow. It’s Black & White, Smell-o-Vision, Red, Green, or Purple Tinted, and Technicolor. From Italy, Korea, the UK, North America, Japan. Dubbed, Subtitled, or Barely Audible. This is the Summit City’s showcase of thrillers, horror-shows, comedies, sci-fi head trips, the overshadowed flicks from burgeoning film titans, and the triumphs of the auteurs of sleaze. Welcome to, “Not Safe Fort Wayne”, bringing new and old cult classics to the three rivers!

 

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Subtitled Sundays

 

In an effort to make our programming accessible to all audiences, Cinema Center is excited and proud to launch Subtitled Sundays! On the third Sunday of every month, Cinema Center will screen one of our regularly scheduled, full-run films with the captioning enabled. Not only will this benefit the deaf and hard of hearing, but it will help anyone who sometimes has a little trouble discerning dialogue when multiple characters speak, or who miss what is said in very quiet moments.


Past and Annual Events
Artament
Each year, more than 50 local artists donate one-of-a-kind hanging art pieces to this fun, festive silent auction. A perennial favorite with the art crowd and holiday shoppers alike. 

Braineaters’ Ball
A part of Downtown Fright Night, the Braineater’s Ball is a spookifying mix of movies, music, dancing, macabre art, a costume contest, and yummy food for the undead. Admission is free.

Oscar Party
Our annual salute to the Oscars! This popular party features a silent auction, live music, Oscar balloting, an Oscar trivia contest with prizes, great food and libations, and the screening of an Oscar-nominated film.

Spinal Tap Party
Nigel Tufnel Day on 11.11.11 was the occasion for this rockin’, one-time-only party. Cinema Center turned it up to 11 with beer, wine and tiny bread, as Christopher Guest fans turned out for a screening of the hilarious cult classic “This Is Spinal Tap.”
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