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Central Cinema is pleased to pleased to present an exclusive Knoxville presentation of this documentary epitaph for rapper Lil Peep.

DATEMonday 11/18Tuesday 11/19Wednesday 11/20Thursday 11/21
7:00 pm
9:15 pm
9:00 pm
9:30 pm

Join us for another evening of skate video madness, curated on VHS by Chris Albiston and sponsored by Pluto Sports, who will be giving away a deck to one lucky skater!

DATETuesday 11/19
7:30 pm

This month's installment of our silent film series puts the spotlight on the "three geniuses" of silent comedy: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd. Series curator Kelly Robinson will present a two-reeler from each artist's filmography, and we welcome discussion afterward about which artist reigns supreme.

DATEWednesday 11/20
7:00 pm

This month's installment of the free TAMIS Presents screening series is a 16mm double feature of Albert Lamorisse’s 1953 family-friendly short ​White Mane (for which Agee co-wrote the English narration) and Ross Spears’s Oscar-nominated 1980 feature documentary Agee: A Sovereign Prince of the English Language​ (premiering on a freshly-struck 16mm print from Spears’s personal collection).

DATEThursday 11/21
7:00 pm

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Directed by actor Charles Laughton in one of American cinema’s most remarkable one-offs, James Agee’s adaptation of Davis Grubb’s novel is the perfect showcase for Laughton’s expressionism and Robert Mitchum’s malevolent turn as a preacher with sinister motives. ​

DATEFriday 11/22Saturday 11/23Sunday 11/24
6:00 pm
1:30 pm
6:00 pm
1:30 pm
8:30 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ridley Scott's visionary horror film, unquestionably among the scariest ever made.

DATEFriday 11/22Saturday 11/23Sunday 11/24
8:30 pm
3:30 pm
8:00 pm
3:30 pm
6:00 pm

A film as immediately influential as Ridley Scott's Alien wasn't going to get by without attracting a few imitators, and we've picked two of the very best for a special double-barrel Late Show presentation: catch Forbidden World on Friday night and/or Galaxy of Terror on Saturday, by themselves or in a $15 double feature with Alien!

DATEFriday 11/22
11:00 pm

A film as immediately influential as Ridley Scott's Alien wasn't going to get by without attracting a few imitators, and we've picked two of the very best for a special double-barrel Late Show presentation: catch Forbidden World on Friday night and/or Galaxy of Terror on Saturday, by themselves or in a $15 double feature with Alien!

DATESaturday 11/23
10:30 pm

In advance of the world premiere of his new film A Death In The Family, Swiss documentary filmmaker Richard Dindo will present & discuss a special double feature presentation of two of his films: ​Gauguin in Tahiti and the Marquesas​ ​(about the final years of painter Paul Gauguin) and ​Mars Dreamers​ ​(about a colony of scientists and researchers using the Mojave desert as a stand-in for the red planet.) ​

DATEMonday 11/25
6:30 pm

Central Cinema is thrilled to be hosting the world premiere of Richard Dindo's A Death In The Family, which the Swiss documentarian shot & cast in the Knoxville area in the fall of 2018.

DATEWednesday 11/27
7:00 pm

Join us Thanksgiving night (and the night after, for those who can't shake the family) as we kick off our Knoxville Horror Film Fest Presents: Seasonal Slashers series, which will help make your holidays considerably more red than green.

DATEThursday 11/28Friday 11/29
7:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm

Things heat up considerably for Harry Potter in the fifth film, which streamlines the source novel into one of the series' most intense, story-rich installments.

DATEFriday 11/29Saturday 11/30Sunday 12/1
4:15 pm
12:15 pm
5:00 pm

As far back as we can remember, we always wanted to show GoodFellas.. so our biweekly Martin Scorsese series continues with a Thanksgiving weekend engagement of his 1990 mob opus, perhaps the defining work of his career in the cultural mainstream.

DATEFriday 11/29Saturday 11/30Sunday 12/1
7:00 pm
2:00 pm
7:45 pm

Italian horror compser Fabio Frizzi takes his cult horror classic The Beyond (in a special, never before released Composers Cut) on tour as he and a live band perform the score to the film live in the theater as the film plays, followed by a 45 minute FRIZZI 2 FULCI set, a tribute by Fabio to his longtime friend and legendary master of horror, Lucio Fulci.

DATESaturday 11/30
8:00 pm

Knoxville-based filmmaker Paul Harrill brings his latest feature -- lauded at Sundance and beyond for, among other things, Jim Gaffigan's unexpectedly moving performance -- home to Central Cinema.

DATEFriday 12/6Saturday 12/7Sunday 12/8
2:00 pm
6:00 pm
4:00 pm
1:00 pm

Central Cinema is thrilled to present Errol Morris' controversial, long delayed documentary, which trains his probing lens on right-wing kingmaker Steve Bannon.

DATEFriday 12/6Saturday 12/7Sunday 12/8
4:00 pm
2:00 pm
6:00 pm
5:30 pm

Daniel Isn't Real was a dark, wonderfully-directed highlight of this year's Knoxville Horror Film Fest, and winner of the Audience Award for Best Feature Film. Join us as we offer a limited engagement of this exceptional thriller, sure to be named among the year's best horror films.

DATEFriday 12/6Saturday 12/7Sunday 12/8
8:00 pm
9:45 pm
7:30 pm

One of the most controversial horror films of the 1980s has become a holiday classic in its own right, and we're excited to make it a yearly tradition at Central Cinema. (SNDN screens ONE NIGHT ONLY on December 15, followed by a screening of its fascinating sequel the following evening.)

DATEFriday 12/6Saturday 12/7Sunday 12/8Monday 12/9
10:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:30 pm
9:00 pm