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New Release
May. 22, 2022 - Jun. 2, 2022
State Fright
May. 22 - 26, 2022

SHARE presents a compelling local story: Benevolent Neglect

May. 26, 2022

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New Release
May. 22, 2022 - Jun. 2, 2022
State Fright
May. 22 - 26, 2022
State of The Arts
May. 27, 2022
State of The Arts
May. 27 - 29, 2022
Foreign Film
Jun. 3 - 9, 2022
Donuts, Coffee and Cartoons
Jun. 4, 2022

Live Events

SHARE presents a compelling local story: Benevolent Neglect

May. 26, 2022

Borscht Dinner

Jun. 4, 2022
Culture Conversation and Cocktails

“The Place That Waits for Me”

Jun. 7, 2022
On Stage

The State Theatre presents: Glitter Coven: QUEER ~ A Burlesque Pride Celebration

Jun. 10, 2022
On Stage

Luv2Dance presents: Let’s Get Loud

Jun. 12, 2022
Concerts

Legends Under the Oak Tree

Jun. 18, 2022

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Movies On My Mind

Kiss Me Deadly: A Classic Film Noir with a Twist  By Arnold Anthony Schmid Admit it: when you think about film noir, you don’t associate it with the nineteenth-century Pre-Raphaelite poet Christina Rossetti! Yet the suggestive role played by Rossetti’s 1862 sonnet “Remember” in Kiss Me Deadly illustrates only one of the many things that make […]

Movies On My Mind

“A Road Trip With a Twist: Compartment No. 6”  By Arnold Anthony Schmidt  Like many, I particularly enjoy narratives in which audiences first see characters as one kind of person, only to have them end up as quite a different kind entirely. Juho Kuosmanen’s Compartment No. 6 (2021), winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes […]

Movies On My Mind

“Asghar Farhadi’s A Hero: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished” by Arnold Schmidt Films by Iranian Asghar Farhadi, one of the few directors to win two Oscars in the Best Foreign Language category, generally revolve around people making difficult, perhaps unresolvable, decisions. His most famous, the Oscar-winning 2011 A Separation, follows a family in which the […]

Movies on My Mind

By: Arnold Anthony Schmidt

“Life in the Rear-view Mirror”
(Drive My Car)

When a movie has a title with the word “drive” in it, audiences expect highspeed chases, acrobatic escapes, and catastrophic car crashes. Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s elegiac Drive My Car has none of those physical actions, but it will definitely carry viewers along on an emotional ride, with lovers trying to chase memories and escape regrets, only to experience catastrophic psychological impacts in the end.

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