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Georgia O'Keeffe

Tue., Jan. 22

Perry Miller Adato directs Georgia O'Keeffe, a documentary film about the famous painter who currently has an exhibit on display at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The film represents the only time the then 88-year artist allowed a filmmaker into her New Mexico studio. The film shows at 7 tonight at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Tickets are $10, or $7 for CMA members. (Niesel)


Through Jan. 24, 7 p.m.

A teenage boy's infatuation with a woman he sees on the bus further complicates his already tumultuous adolescence.

Atlas Cinemas Diamond Center (map)
9555 Diamond Centre Drive
Mentor/Lake County
phone (440)352-8822

Time Remembered

Sun., Jan. 27

Tonight at 6, the Bop Stop pays tribute to jazz great Bill Evans with a screening of the documentary film Time Remembered. The movie covers the artist's entire life and chronicles the time he spent playing with Miles Davis. Following the screening, the David Thompson Trio will perform music composed by Evans. Tickets cost $15. (Niesel)

Bop Stop (map)
2920 Detroit Ave.
Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District
phone 216-771-6551
Time Remembered

More Art Upstairs

Sun., Jan. 27

An unusual international art competition, ArtPrize takes place every fall in Grand Rapids. More Art Upstairs, a new documentary from Jody Hassett Sanchez, focuses on the way the festival essentially takes the town over and draws audience members from all over the country. It makes its local debut today at 1:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where it screens again at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Tickets are $10, or $7 for CMA members. (Niesel)

The Wizard of Oz

Sun., Jan. 27 and Wed., Jan. 30

Fathom Events kicks off its 2019 TCM Big Screen Classics series today with special screenings of The Wizard of Oz in honor of the movie’s 80th anniversary. The classic film will play on nearly 700 movie screens nationwide. Screenings of the film, which stars Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Jack Haley, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Margaret Hamilton and Billie Burke, will take place at area theaters today, Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 30. Consult the Fathom Events website for times and ticket prices. (Niesel)

The Wizard of Oz


Wed., Jan. 30

A classic gangster film, GoodFellas centers on Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who teams up with the neighborhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family. The film screens tonight at 6 at the Capitol as part of the theater's Happy Hour Classic Series. Admission includes a complimentary cocktail or soft drink and light appetizers. Tickets cost $10. (Niesel)

Kofi: Made in Akron

Thu., Jan. 31

In a short amount of time, 19-year-old pianist Kofi R. Boakye has put together a pretty impressive resume. The Akron musician has toured Germany and Prague with the Miller South Show Choir. At the age of 15, he was accepted into the University of Akron School of Music’s Jazz Program, making him the youngest African-American pianist to ever be accepted into a collegiate-level jazz program at the University of Akron. In 2014, President Barack Obama gave him the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence. Last year, he won the Silver medal in the NAACP ACT-SO National Competition, making him the first person from Akron to ever win that accolade. At 5 p.m. today, the Tangier in Akron will host a benefit screening of Kofi: Made in Akron, a documentary film about the young star, to support Boakye as he prepares to head off to Berklee College of Music, where he'll start school in the fall. Boakye has set-up a tax exempt 529 savings plan to help cover the cost of his education, and proceeds will go into that fund. The event includes a VIP reception, a silent auction and raffle, the premiere of the documentary film, and a performance by Boakye and his band. Tickets start at $50. (Niesel)

Tangier Cabaret (map)
532 West Market St.
Akron/Summit County
phone 330-376-7171
Kofi: Made in Akron

Amores Perros

Fri., Feb. 1

Because Mexican directors have won four of the past five Oscars for Best Director, the Cleveland Museum of Art will pay tribute to Mexican directors this month with several special screenings. Tonight at 6:15, it'll screen Alejandro G. Inarritu's Amores Perros, an anthology film that features three distinct stories. Tickets cost $10, or $7 for CMA members. (Niesel)


Fri., Feb. 1

Back in the 1930s and 1940s, independent productions flourished on Hollywood’s Poverty Row, a strip of Gower Street between Sunset Boulevard and the Paramount lot. The companies produced low-budget genre films that often had “strange, illusive qualities” not found in major studio movies and tackled taboo subjects like venereal disease and “medical quackery.” The UCLA Film & Television Archive preserves and restores these rare and endangered works, and tonight, the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque will present Mamba, a film about an evil plantation owner who lives in German South Africa, art part of a program dubbed Down & Dirty in Gower Gulch: Poverty Row Films Preserved by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. The film screens at 7:30 and again at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets cost $11, $8 for Cinematheque members and students. (Niesel)

Cleveland Cinematheque (map)
11610 Euclid Ave.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-421-7450

Norma Rae

Sun., Feb. 3

Sally Fields, Beau Bridges and Ron Leibman star in Norma Rae, the 1979 Martin Ritt film about a poor single Southern textile worker who tries to unionize her mill. Field won her first Oscar for her performance in the movie. It screens today at 1:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Tickets are $10, or $7 for CMA members. (Niesel)

Around India With a Movie Camera

Tue., Feb. 5

For her film Around India With a Movie Camera, director Sandhya Suri assembled film footage of India taken during the five decades prior to independence. The result is an "exotic and expansive" documentary of the country. It screens at 1:45 p.m. today at the Cleveland Museum of Art. (Niesel)

The Amityville Murders

Starts Feb. 8. Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 15

On the night of November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFeo, Jr. took a high-powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that “voices” in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.

The Room

Second Saturday of every month

Thanks to The Disaster Artist, the James Franco movie about the making of the cult classic The Room, the film's popularity has soared. The film that features writer, director and star Tommy Wiseau screens at 10 tonight at the Cedar Lee Theatre. Tickets are $6. (Niesel)

Cedar Lee Theatre (map)
2163 Lee Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 440-528-0355
The Room

Uptight Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

Tue., Feb. 12, 12-2 p.m.
phone 216-623-2921

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of Jules Dassin’s film, Uptight, filmed on the east side and involving many of Cleveland’s own. Following the film screening, a panel including James Robenalt, Cleveland attorney and author of Ballots and Bullets: Black Power Politics and Urban Guerrilla Warfare in 1968 Cleveland, along with Blaxploitation film expert and author Josiah Howard, will discuss the movie’s importance and its ties to the urban turmoil that occurred in 1960s Glenville. Boxed lunches will be provided. FREE
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Thu., Feb. 14, 7:30-9 p.m., Fri., Feb. 15, 7:30-9 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 16, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 440-941-1482
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Spontaneous Creation. Experimentation. Find out what happens when arts collide. Each night of FreeForm, a variety of artists will be creating an improvised performance that is part Happening, part jam session, and different every night. TICKETS are just $10 at the door or in advance. FEATURING: Nathan Melaragno, MariSoul, Annie Krol and more. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows are all at 7:30pm. Street parking available. $10
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Maelstrom Collaborative Arts (map)
5403 Detroit Ave.
West Side/Ohio City/Tremont/Detroit Shoreway
phone 440-941-1482
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