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This Week at a/perture cinema

This Week at a/perture cinema

OPENING THIS FRIDAY: MR HOLMES (rated PG, 105mins.) In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of […]

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Local Filmmakers Blow the Doors off with Short Film “Reverie”

By Staff   In the summer of 2014, with the incentives that drive the North Carolina film industry locked up in a nasty, partisan political battle a group of film craftspeople from Winston-Salem shot a gorgeous and inspiring short. “Reverie” is a meditation on imagination and joy that shows just […]

by · July 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
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RiverRun Receives National & Regional Grants Totaling $148,000

By Staff The RiverRun International Film Festival is pleased to announce it has recently received $148,400 in operating and project grants. These funds were contributed by six different foundations, both national and regional, and include the National Endowment for the Arts, The Millennium Fund, the James G. Hanes Foundation, City […]

This Week at a/perture cinema

This Week at a/perture cinema

OPENING THIS WEEK: THE FAREWELL PARTY (unrated, 95 mins.) A unique, compassionate and unlikely funny story of a group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home who decide to help their terminally ill friend. When rumors of their assistance begin to spread, more and more people ask for their help, and […]

This Weekend at a/perture cinema

This Weekend at a/perture cinema

OPENING TODAY: RESULTS (Rated R, 105mins.) Recently divorced, newly rich, and utterly miserable, Danny (Kevin Corrigan) would seem to be the perfect test subject for a definitive look at the relationship between money and happiness. Danny’s well-funded ennui is interrupted by a momentous trip to the local gym, where he […]

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Interview with UNCSA’s Brett Haley, Director of “I’ll See You In My Dreams”

By Marshall Shaffer The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) has produced many a successful alumni from its film program: David Gordon Green, Jeff Nichols, Craig Zobel … and now, Brett Haley. In the decade since his graduation in 2005, Haley’s had quite the wild ride – […]

by · June 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film
This Week at a/perture cinema

This Week at a/perture cinema

OPENING THIS FRIDAY: THE SEVEN FIVE (rated R, 102 mins.) In the 1980s, Michael Dowd patrolled the mean streets of one of the toughest precincts in Brooklyn. He also headed a ruthless criminal network that stole money and drugs, ultimately resulting in the city’s biggest ever corruption scandal. In this […]

This Week at a/perture cinema

This Week at a/perture cinema

OPENING THIS FRIDAY: I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY (90mins.) Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping. IN THE NAME OF MY DAUGHTER (116mins.) Renee (Catherine Deneuve), owner of a prestigious casino, is […]

What’s New on Netflix: June 2015

What’s New on Netflix: June 2015

By Michael A. Wiseman As if the summer months didn’t already have enough to offer – great weather, fun events in downtown Winston-Salem, and big-budget cineplex blockbusters – Netflix has loaded its slate for June.

This Weekend at a/perture cinema

This Weekend at a/perture cinema

OPENING TODAY: THE 100 YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT A WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED (rated R, 114mins.) After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey. THE SALT OF THE […]

by · May 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Innovation, Entertainment, Film