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A brief look at what’s happening at Circle Cinema

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in “A Star is Born”


A Star Is Born
Three-time Academy Award nominated actor Bradley Cooper makes his directorial debut with this modern re-telling of the story told in three previous Hollywood classics. Cooper stars as an alcoholic music superstar who discovers a talented unknown, played by pop star Lady Gaga, helping her to rise to fame as they fall in love. Rated R.

Science Fair
A fun and inspiring documentary that follows nine high school students as they face off against 1,700 teens from 78 countries around the globe in the International Science Fair competition. Rated PG.

Pick of the Litter
This documentary tracks a litter of puppies from the moment of birth through their two-year journey to become guide dogs for the blind. The standards are high, and not every dog can make the cut.


Tea with the Dames
Four British acting icons—Dames Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright, and Eileen Atkins—spend a weekend in the country reminiscing and laughing about their legendary careers, all while enjoying a spot of tea. This charming documentary is directed
by Roger Michell (“Notting Hill”). Not Rated.


Far Western
A unique documentary about the popularity of American country music in post-World War II Japan. Q&A follows with director James Payne, producer Matt Leach, and band members of The Blueside of Lonesome. (Thurs., Oct. 4, 7 p.m.)

Blue Blazes Rawden (1918)
Second Saturday Silents presents a 100th Anniversary presentation of an early Western classic. Bill Rowland accompanies on the Circle’s 1928 pipe organ. Tickets $5 for adults,
$2 for 16 and under. (Sat., Oct. 13, 11 a.m.)

Tulsa American Film Festival
See our full coverage in this edition of The Tulsa Voice for schedule and details. (Wed. through Sun., Oct. 10-14)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
A 50th Anniversary 35 MM film print presentation of the groundbreaking sci-fi masterpiece from Stanley Kubrick. Critics panel follows with Tulsa World’s Michael Smith, TU film professor Michael Wright, moderated by Tulsa Voice critic Jeff Huston. (Sun., Oct. 14, 2 p.m.)

Battling Butler (1926)
Free screening of a Buster Keaton comedy classic, hosted by the Sooner State Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society. Bill Rowland accompanies on the Circle’s 1928 pipe organ. (Mon., Oct. 15, 7 p.m.)

Killing Pain
Free documentary presentation about America’s opioid addiction crisis. Q&A follows. (Tue., Oct. 16, 7 p.m.)

The Eyeslicer Halloween
Special Billed as “an acid trip down the Halloween aisle at Party City,” this collection of ghoulish film shorts packs horror, comedy, gore, and more. (Thurs., Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.)

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