311 west fourth st.winston salem nc tel. 336-722-8148
FRIDAY 1/23- THURSDAY 1/29
Tuesday- Wednesday- 3:30, 6:00
Thursday- 6:00 PM
Tuesday - Thursday- 8:30 PM
THE IMITATION GAME
Tuesday- Wednesday- 3:00, 5:30, 8:00
Thursday- 5:30, 8:00
Tuesday- 8:40 PM
Wednesday- 5:20, 8:40
Thursday- 6:30 PM*
*Thursday's 6:30PM screening is a special WFDD/NPR Generation Listen event- click here to visit their Facebook event page for more info!
THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO
*An Allies presentation- sponsored by Wen Hwa Asian Fusion!
Tuesday- Wednesday- 4:15, 6:15, 9:00
Thursday- 6:45, 9:00
FRIDAY 1/30- THURSDAY 2/5
A MOST VIOLENT YEAR
Friday- 3:00, 5:30, 8:00, 10:30
Saturday- 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00, 10:30
Sunday- 12:30, 3:00, 5:30, 8:00
Monday- 5:30, 8:00
Tuesday- Wednesday- 3:00, 5:30, 8:00
Thursday- 5:30, 8:00
THE IMITATION GAME
Friday- 3:30, 6:00, 8:30, 10:45
Saturday- 10:30 AM, 1:00, 3:30, 6:00, 8:30, 10:45
Sunday- 10:30 AM, 1:00, 3:30, 6:00, 8:30
Monday- 6:00, 8:30
Tuesday- Wednesday- 3:30, 6:00, 8:30
Thursday- 6:00, 8:30
TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT
Friday- 2:45, 5:00, 7:15
Saturday- 9:30 AM, 12:15, 2:45, 5:00, 7:15
Sunday- 11:00 AM, 1:45, 4:15, 6:30
Monday- 6:30, 9:00
Tuesday- Wednesday- 4:00, 6:30, 9:00
Thursday- 6:30, 9:00
Friday- Saturday- 9:30 PM
Sunday- 7:30 PM*
*Sunday's screening will take place in petit a/
OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS
Live Action (suggested rating: PG-13; 117min.)
Friday- 7:45, 10:15
Saturday- 1:30, 7:45, 10:15
Sunday- 1:30 PM
Monday- 9:15 PM
Tuesday- Wednesday- 4:15, 9:15
Thursday- 9:15 PM
Animated (suggested rating: PG- 8+; 77min.)
Friday- 4:00, 5:45
Saturday- Sunday- 11:00 AM, 4:00, 5:45
Monday - Thursday- 6:45 PM
Kids at Heart- sponsored by Salem Smiles Orthodontics!
All tickets $5!
Alternative Content- experience other art forms at a/perture!
Special events: $24 general admission, $20 for a/v society members
Broadcasts from the Royal Opera House in London
Andrea Chenier - Saturday, February 28th at 10:00AM
The poet Andrea Chénier and the servant Carlo Gérard both love the young aristocrat Maddalena. When Maddalena loses everything in the French Revolution, Chénier offers her protection, and so incites the envy of Gérard, now a powerful official.
Chénier is arrested during the Terror. Gérard, spurred by his jealousy, condemns him. Maddalena makes a desperate appeal, and Gérard tries, too late, to defend Chénier. Gérard helps Maddalena to join Chénier in prison, and the lovers face the guillotine together.
Der fliegende Hollander - Saturday, March 28th at 10:00AM
The Flying Dutchman has been cursed for eternity. Once every seven years he is allowed to come ashore to seek redemption. He may have found it in Senta, a woman who longs for escape from her dreary life.
Senta accepts the Dutchman's offer of marriage. But the Dutchman wrongly suspects her of unfaithfulness. Thinking he's protecting her, he leaves to resume his endless voyaging. Senta is left alone.
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny- Saturday, May 9th at 9:30AM
Three criminals on the run find they can go no further and found a city – Mahagonny, city of gold. The destitute and the disenchanted flock to Mahagonny, among them the prostitute Jenny and the lumberjack Jim Mahoney with his three friends.
The city swells with debauchery. Jim and Jenny try to escape, but find themselves still in Mahagonny. Jim is arrested and convicted of myriad crimes – chief among them a lack of money, punishable by death. He is executed and the city burns.
La Boheme - Saturday, July 11th at 9:30AM
When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall passionately in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill.
Rodolfo, painfully aware that he cannot afford the medicine and care Mimì needs, separates from her. At the end of her life Mimì returns to Rodolfo's garret. They ecstatically embrace – but, despite the care of Rodolfo and his friends, Mimì dies.
Guillaume Tell - Saturday, August 1st at 9:30AM
The Swiss hero William Tell longs to liberate his people from the cruel Austrian occupation. When he helps a Swiss prisoner escape Austrian justice he comes to the attention of the governor Gesler – who sadistically forces Tell to shoot an apple off his son's head.
As Tell is arrested his fellow revolutionaries, led by the young patriot Arnold and his Austrian lover Mathilde, gather forces to fight for Swiss liberty. Tell escapes in time to lead the victorious uprising.
Broadcasts of the Royal Ballet in London
Winter's Tale- Saturday, April 11th at 9:30AM
(more info coming soon)
Swan Lake- Saturday, May 2nd at 9:30AM
Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is instantly captivated and determines to break the spell that holds her captive.
The evil spirit Von Rothbart, arbiter of the curse, disguises his daughter as Odette. Fooled, Siegfried declares his love for her, and so dooms Odette to suffer under the curse forever. Siegfried and Odette drown themselves and are united in death.
La Fille mal gardee- Saturday, June 6th at 10:00AM
Lise is the only daughter of Simone, a widow and owner of a prosperous farm. She loves Colas, a young farmer – but her mother has far more ambitious plans, and has determined Lise should marry Alain, the son of a wealthy landowner.
Alain seems as uninterested in marrying Lise as Lise is Alain. Simone initially takes the hard line but eventually gives Lise and Colas her blessing.
Manon- December date is TBD; please check back for our rescheduled date soon!
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Manon's brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she cannot resist.
With the Lescauts' encouragement Des Grieux cheats at cards in an attempt to win Monsieur G.M.'s fortune. They are caught and Manon is arrested as a prostitute. She is deported to New Orleans. Des Grieux follows. On the run in the Louisiana swamps, Manon collapses from exhaustion.
Thursday, February 12th- 8:00PM
This is a "pay what you want" event- tickets are only available at the box office, and seating is limited!
Click here to visit the Facebook event page.
HITS- directed by David Cross!
Sunday, February 15th- 2:00PM
HITS is a dark comedy exploring the nature of fame in 21st Century YouTube America. The film takes place in a small town in upstate New York populated by people who trade in unrealistic expectations. It’s a story in which fame, delusion, earnestness, and recklessness meet, shake hands, and disrupt the lives around them.
Special event ticketing: all tickets $16
*PLEASE NOTE: ALL ONLINE TICKETING IS SOLD OUT! Visit out box office for additional tickets, which are still available (but are selling fast)!
*The film's director, Khashyar Darvich, will be here following the screening for a Q&A with the audience!
Click here to visit the Facebook event page!
DALAI LAMA AWAKENING- presented with the Winston-Salem Yoga Alliance!
'Dalai Lama Awakening,' which was a 15 year realization of a cinematic dream, presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world's problems. The result was an inner transformation of the participants, as well as what audiences report is a personal transformational experience for those who watch the film. Narrated by Harrison Ford and featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama.