THIS WEEK

Our premiere Enjoy The Silents program spotlights the 1920 crime saga THE PENALTY, starring Lon Chaney as a criminal mastermind planning to loot the city of San Francisco and take revenge on the doctor who mistakenly amputated his legs.

DATEWednesday 9/19
TIME8:00 pm

Central Cinema Martial Arts Theatre is back in action with another Shaw Brothers classic!

DATEThursday 9/20
TIME8:00 pm

Central Cinema's tribute to director John Landis kicks off with the first and most essential SNL spinoff, which uses John Belushi & Dan Aykroyd's signature characters as an excuse for a series of car chases and cracking blues & soul numbers from a murderer's row of greats including the Queen of Soul herself, Aretha Franklin.

DATEFriday 9/21Saturday 9/22
TIME1:00 pm
7:00 pm
3:45 pm

Central Cinema's celebration of John Landis continues with his second Eddie Murphy collaboration, an instant milestone and eventual classic among mainstream black comedies.

DATEFriday 9/21Saturday 9/22
TIME4:00 pm
1:00 pm
7:00 pm

Our John Landis mini-restrospective finishes out with his most indelible film, a witty and sophisticated spin on the wolfman genre that arguably doubles as its defining work.

DATEFriday 9/21Saturday 9/22Sunday 9/23
TIME10:00 pm
10:00 pm
5:00 pm
9:15 pm

The centerpiece of Central Cinema's celebration of John Landis is his resurrected debut SCHLOCK, a goofy creature-feature sendup underseen in the US for decades. This special engagement of SCHLOCK is presented by the American Genre Film Archive in celebration of Art House Theater Day, September 23.

DATESunday 9/23
TIME1:00 pm
3:00 pm
7:15 pm

SPECIAL EVENTS

Join us for Movies Under The Stars, co-presented by Ijams Nature Center and Central Cinema! This event will take place on Ijams’ main lawn and begin at sundown; more information to come.

DATEFriday 10/5
TIME6:00 pm

KHFF celebrates ten years of fears with its biggest festival ever, running October 18-21 at Central Cinema and Regal Cinemas Downtown West 8.

DATEThursday 10/18Friday 10/19Saturday 10/20Sunday 10/21
TIME6:00 pm
12:00 pm
12:00 pm
TIME6:00 pm
12:00 pm