January Screenings – Great Documentaries of the Past Decade
Monday, January 2
Closed for New Year’s Holiday
Friday, January 6
Man On Wire (PG-13, 2008)
A look at the high-wire walk made by Philippe Petit in 1974 between the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers in New York City, and how it is still considered one of history’s most artistic crimes.
Monday, January 9
Pina (PG, 2011)
A tribute to German modern dance pioneer Pina Bausch, as members of her dance troupe, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, perform her pieces in various settings.
Friday, January 13
He Named Me Malala (PG-13, 2015)
An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was attacked by Taliban gunmen for speaking out on girls’ education and who emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide. In December 2014 she became the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
Monday, January 16
Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Friday, January 20
Jodorowsky’s Dune (PG-13, 2014)
The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s determined but ultimately ill-fated film adaptation of the influential science fiction novel.
Monday, January 23
Food, Inc. (PG, 2008)
Lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing how our food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profits ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers, and our own environment.
Friday, January 27
Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (PG-13, 2016)
Director Werner Herzog, Academy Award Nominee, delves into the origin of the Internet and its growth into changing the way the world lives.
Monday, January 30
Racing Extinction (Not Rated, 2015)
Academy Award-winning filmmakers expose the forces that are leading our planet to its next mass extinction, potentially resulting in the loss of half of all species.