The latest from the greatest: a continuing series of new releases from internationally acclaimed auteur filmmakers.
This week features the new film from French auteur Jean-Pierre Jeunet,THE YOUNG &PRODIGIOUS TS SPIVET, based on the bestselling novel The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen, this colorful and quirky coming of age story stars Oscar nominees Helena Bonham Carter and Judy Davis.
With an introduction by UGA Film Professor and AFAI Board President Richard Neupert on Saturday August 1st at 3:15p.
Beat the heat this summer and catch a cool classic movie on the big screen!
This week, the classic series continues with a special 35mm film presentation of A SHOT IN THE DARK! Widely considered the best of all the Pink Panther movies, director Blake Edwards' comedic farce showcases the iconic Peter Sellers in peak form as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau.
With an introduction by longtime Ciné supporter and former AFAI Board President Tony Eubanks on opening night, Thursday July 30 at 8:00p and live music by Dave Marr, Don Chambers, Alan Flurry and Brandon Reynolds in the CinéLab directly following the film. Screenings sponsored by the Boulevard, Cobbham, Pulaski & King Neighbors.
Join sponsor Flying Mule Films on Friday, July 31st at 10:30p for a late show of John Carpenter's ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK. Introduced by local cinephile and Carpenter enthusiast Jeremy Dyson, with a special 8 minute preview of Flying Mule Films' upcoming feature I BED THE DEAD.
RICK'S CAFÉ CASINO PARTY -- THURSDAY AUGUST 6
Next week, the Summer Classic Movie Series wraps up with CASABLANCA! One of the most beloved American films of all time, Michael Curtiz' captivating wartime adventure of romance featuring career-defining performances from Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Rains.
Following the opening screening at 7:30p on Thursday August 6th, join us for a "Rick's Cafe" closing party complete with cocktails, casino games, prize giveaways, snacks catered by The National -- and Jay Gonzalez performing American standards on piano and vocals. Screenings and event sponsored by Grady Thrasher & Kathy Prescott.
FILM @ 7:30p -- ADMISSION: $9.75 | PARTY @ 9:30p -- ADMISSION: $12
-- JAWS[ JULY 2-5, 10-11] -- 8 1/2[ JULY 9-10 ] -- HIGH NOON[ JULY 11-12 ] -- SOME LIKE IT HOT[ JULY 16-19 ] -- WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER [ JULY 17-18 ] -- THE SOUND OF MUSIC [ JULY 18-19, 25-26 ] -- NORTH BY NORTHWEST[ JULY 23-26 ] -- A SHOT IN THE DARK [ JUL 30 - AUG 2 ] -- ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK [ JUL 31 - AUG 1 ] -- CASABLANCA [ AUGUST 6-9 ]
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LUNCHTIME YOGA -- WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS
Join us for a thoughtfully sequenced, carefully paced yoga class with a sense of levity. Led by certified yoga instructor MARGARET THOMAS. Elements of flow, meditation, and restorative yoga will be used. All levels, abilities, and fitness levels welcome. BYO Mat.
Margaret is 22 year resident of Athens and UGA alum, married to her best friend of 24 years with whom she has three children: 21, 19, 15. She is a registered yoga teacher, with a background in working with athletes. Margaret approaches all her yoga classes with the same philosophy as she approaches her life: with loads of ambition, laughter and (of course!) flexibility. More: margaretdthomasyoga.blogspot.com
LUNCHTIME YOGA: 11:45p - 12:45p -- WEDNESDAYS + FRIDAYS THIS JULY | $5-10
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JOIN THE CINE SUPPORTER PROGRAM!
As a Ciné Supporter you are an integral part of Athens Film Arts Institute, the non-profit entity that embraces Ciné. Building Ciné's membership is vitally important, and we invite you to help with our membership growth by becoming a new member, renewing or upgrading your existing membership, and encouraging friends, family and other movie lovers to become Ciné supporters as well!
CLICK HERE to become a member, or renew your existing membership online. As a 501(c) 3 Corporation, a significant portion of a Ciné membership fee is considered tax deductible, and donations are fully tax-deductible.
FREE MEMBER PARKING!
Cine continues to partner with Prestige Parking to offer free parking to Cine Members. The lot directly next door (The Chastain Building Lot) is no longer available for parking as a free member perk, but we are happy to be able to offer THREE NEW FREE MEMBER PARKING LOCATIONS.
Click HERE to learn exactly when, where and how you can take advantage of this membership perk!
MATINEE MONDAYS: $7.50 matinee pricing for all shows
FULL BAR!! -- the BarCafé features a FULL BAR selection so you can enjoy a martini or your favorite cocktail, beer or wine while watching a movie or live performance - open daily @ 4:30p- no movie ticket needed to enter