Pitch Perfect 2
The Bella’s are back in the sequel to the 2012 surprise hit, “Pitch Perfect”, which was made on a $17 million production budget and grossed $65 million at the US box-office. Moviegoers knew a sequel would be in the works with those results.
Monkey Kingdom is the latest Disneynature film to be released around Earth Day, April 22. Previous Disneynature films include: Bears (2014), Chimpanzee (2012) and African Cats (2011). Monkey Kingdom is a fascinating look inside the social structure of the Macaques in Sri Lanka. The documentary follows a newborn monkey, Kip, and his mother Maya as they struggle with their kingdom of the “haves and have-nots”. You will learn their competitive social hierarchy is much like the world in which we (humans) live.
California Independent Film Festival
The California Film Festival (CAIFF) is excited to present another year exhibiting a diverse array of films from around the world. The festival has also honored actors and filmmakers including Richard Dreyfuss, Martin Landau, Cloris Leachman, Tony Curtis, Rita Moreno, Diane Ladd, Penny Marshall, Ed Asner, Tippi Hedren, Barry Morrow, and others. The festival takes place at the New Rheem Theatre in Moraga, The Orinda Theatre, and The Castro Theatre in San Francisco.
50’s Sci-fi Day
The Classic Film Hall of Fame is excited to announce that Saturday May 16 will be the 50’s Sci-fi Day at the Classic Film Hall of Fame and Museum, located in the Rheem Theatre, Moraga, CA. Reed Summers-Pirkle, Curator of the Classic Film Hall of Fame and Museum stated, “The daylong event will include screenings of four of the greatest 1950s Sci Fi movies, including Them! (1954), This Island Earth (1955), The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) and Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954).