A brief rundown of what’s happening at Circle Cinema
OPENING MARCH 8
Penélope Cruz stars as a woman who attends a family wedding where secrets come out into the open. Javier Bardem co-stars in this latest film from Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (“A Separation”). Rated R.
The Iron Orchard
In 1939, a young man rises from the brutal oilfields of West Texas to become a risk-taking oil drilling wildcatter. Rated R.
Acro-Cats This documentary follows a self-taught animal trainer who creates America’s first-ever traveling cat circus. Not Rated.
OPENING MARCH 15
Previously unseen 65mm archival footage gives an epic look at the Apollo 11 mission that went to the moon 50 years ago. Rated G.
Following a dance rehearsal, a night-long celebration turns into an LSD-laced orgy and hallucinatory nightmare. From filmmaking provocateur Gaspar Noé. Rated R.
Who Will Write Our History
A vast archive of photos and documents reveal the most detailed account of life and death in the Warsaw Ghetto of the Nazi Jewish Holocaust. Not Rated.
Birds of Passage
This harrowing epic from Columbia depicts the violent decade when indigenous families went to war to control the drug trafficking business. Not Rated.
Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037
This documentary follows the creation of a Steinway concert grand piano, from forest floor to concert hall. Not Rated.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Considered by many as the best of the classic horror series, Circle’s Graveyard Shift presents this 35mm film print special event. Rated R. (Fri. & Sat. March 8 & 9, 10 p.m.)
A Child of the Prairie (1925)
Second Saturday Silents presents this western about a cowboy who seeks revenge on the man that kidnaps his wife and daughter. Bill Rowland accompanies on the Circle’s 90-year-old pipe organ. $5 admission; $2 for 16 & under. (Sat. March 9, 11 a.m.)
Free documentary presentation about three healthcare providers that bring aid to rural people living on the margins. (Mon. March 11, 6 p.m.)
Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
Anime Club presents this story of a young woman who indulges in partying, drinking, and book fairs—and the upper-class man who pursues her. Rated PG-13. (Fri.
& Sat. March 15 & 16, 10 p.m.)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
A 35mm 50th Anniversary presentation of this Sam Peckinpah western, groundbreaking for its violence. Pre-screening book-signing before at 2 p.m., a “making of” Q&A follows. (Sat. March 16, 3 p.m.)
90th Anniversary screening of the first Academy Award winner for Best Picture, about two men who love the same woman (Clara Bow) and become fighter pilots in WWI. (Sun. March 17, 7 p.m.)
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Free documentary presentation of the critically-acclaimed look at the life and legacy of PBS icon Fred Rogers. (Mon. March 18, 6 p.m.)