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Full Circle – 5/15/19

Opening May 24

The White Crow
Directed by and co-starring Ralph Fiennes, this biopic dramatizes the defection of the Soviet Union’s most famous dancer, Rudolf Nureyev, to the West in 1961. Rated R.

Long Day’s Journey Into Night
A Chinese drama that has nothing to do with the Eugene O’Neill play of the same name, it’s a moody, stylized noir mystery about a man who returns to his hometown to search for the woman he’s never been able to forget. Not Rated.

Meeting Gorbachev
Filmmaker Werner Herzog interviews the former and final president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, as they discuss the Soviet fall and the world since. Opening night intro and Q&A with Robert H. Donaldson, Trustees Professor of Political Science at University of Tulsa. Not Rated.

Opening May 31

A fantasy-fueled biopic of Elton John’s storied musical career and chaotic private life. Starring Taron Egerton as the iconic legend, with Jamie Bell and Bryce Dallas Howard. Rated R.

Ramen Shop
A young man goes on a food journey to Singapore where he seeks to learn more about the past of his deceased parents. In Japanese with subtitles. Not Rated.

The Biggest Little Farm
An inspiring documentary for the whole family about one California couple’s 8-year journey to transform drought-depleted land into a place of diverse habitats, where various crops, animals, and vegetation could thrive. Rated PG.

Documentary about former University of Notre Dame president Theodore Hesburgh. A counselor to world leaders, he was one of the most influential Americans of the 20th Century, fighting for causes of peace and equal rights. Not Rated.

Special events

Rookie of the Year (1993)
Meet-and-greet the now-adult star Thomas Ian Nicholas who will be on-hand for this special 35mm film print screening of the 1993 sports family film classic. Nicholas plays a boy who gains a powerful pitching arm after an accident, making him a major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. Tickets $15. (Wed. May 22, 7 p.m.)

Jimi Hendrix Experience: Electric Church
ocumentary about the legendary guitarist’s performance at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival on July 4, in front of the largest U.S. audience of his career, set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War. Tickets $10, Circle Members $8. (Tue. May 28, 7 p.m.)

NT LIVE: The Audience
An encore presentation of Helen Mirren in her 2015 Tony Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II. Set over 60 years, it dramatizes the Queen’s meetings with each of her Prime Ministers. From playwright Peter Morgan (“The Queen”, “The Crown”) and director Stephen Daldry (“Billy Elliot”). Tickets $15. (Mon. June 3, 7 p.m.)

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