September 2019
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 1:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 3:30 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 4:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 5:30 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 5:45 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 6:15 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 8:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 8:15 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


Rojo
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 8:30 PM
In the mid-seventies, a strange man arrives in a quiet provincial city. In a restaurant, without any apparent reason, he starts insulting Claudio, a renowned lawyer. The community supports the lawyer and the stranger is humiliated and thrown out of the place. Later that night the stranger, who is determined to wreak a terrible vengeance, intercepts Claudio and his wife Susana. The lawyer then takes a path of no return involving death, secrets and silences.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 3:25 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 3:40 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 4:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 5:45 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 6:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 6:15 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 8:20 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 8:30 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Invisible Boy (1957)
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 12:00 PM
Rocket Sci-Fi! Admission only $3. Every film features an pre-movie introduction by series curator Steve Meyers.

From Steve himself: "Rocket Sci-Fi continues 2019 with our favorite theme: ROBOTS! We will be featuring classics like GOG (1954), Tobor the Great (1954), and the little-seen (ha!) Invisible Boy (1957) starring Robbie the Robot. Westworld (1973) and its sequel Futureworld (1976) are also in the mix. Come one, come all -- droids and replicants are especially welcome."

Timmie, a mischievous 10-year-old boy, is plopped in front of a supercomputer by his scientist father, Dr. Tom. The computer, however, secretly gives Timmie super-intelligence and he's soon able to reanimate a robot named Robbie (of Forbidden Planet fame). Timmie and Robbie become best friends, embarking on a series of lighthearted pranks. But when Robbie starts taking orders from the evil supercomputer, Timmie must choose between his best friend and the safety of the world.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 1:00 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 1:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 2:15 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 3:25 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 3:25 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 4:30 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 5:45 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 6:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 6:45 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 8:15 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 8:20 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 9:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 11:15 AM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 1:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 1:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 1:40 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 3:25 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 3:30 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 4:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 5:45 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 6:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 6:15 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 8:15 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 8:20 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 8:30 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 3:30 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 3:40 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 4:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Racing Extinction (ALL IN for Climate Action Week)
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 5:45 PM
Tickets are free, available at the box office only.

Presented by the Multifaith Network for Climate Justice, North Cascades Audubon Society, Sierra Club/Mount Baker Group, RE-Sources for Sustainable Communities, the City of Bellingham, and Climate Reality Project Bellingham Chapter as part of the City of Bellingham's ALL IN for Climate Action Week

Scientists predict we may lose half the species on the planet by the end of the century. They believe we have entered the sixth major extinction event in Earth's history. Number five took out the dinosaurs. This era is called the Anthropocene, or "Age of Man," because the evidence shows that humanity has sparked this catastrophic loss. We are also the only ones who can stop it.
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David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 6:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 6:15 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 8:20 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 8:30 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 23, 2019 8:30 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 3:30 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 3:40 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 4:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Silent Natural
Pickford Film Center
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 5:45 PM
Presented by Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Bellingham as part of International Week of the Deaf.

He made thousands of fans cheer, but never heard one. William "Dummy" Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800's. Being deaf, he introduced hand signals for "strike" and "ball" to the game and overcame many obstacles to became one of the greatest players of his time.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 6:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 6:15 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 8:15 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 8:20 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 8:30 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 3:30 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 3:40 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 4:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 5:45 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 6:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 6:15 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 8:15 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


Luce
Limelight Cinema
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 8:20 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 8:30 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Maiden
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 2:15 PM
Sponsored by the Community Boating Center!

Open Caption Wednesday screenings: Sept. 18 at 5:45 PM , and Sept. 25 at 3:30 PM .

Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never make it, the chauvinistic yachting press took bets on her failure, and potential sponsors rejected her, fearing they would die at sea and generate bad publicity. But Tracy refused to give up: she remortgaged her home and bought a secondhand boat, to ensure the team made it to the start line. Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 3:40 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 4:00 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


The Farewell
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 4:30 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 3:25 PM , and Sept. 25 at 8:15 PM .

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting family members scattered among new homes abroad. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there’s a lot to celebrate: a chance to rediscover the country she left as a child, her grandmother’s wondrous spirit, and the ties that keep on binding even when so much goes unspoken.


David Crosby: Remember My Name
Limelight Cinema
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 6:00 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screening: September 25 at 6:00 PM.

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable belief in family and the transformative nature of music, Crosby shares his often challenging journey.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 6:15 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Waldo on Weed
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 7:00 PM
When their son Waldo is just six months old, Brian and Danielle Dwyer notice that he's experiencing difficulties with his vision. Receiving the devastating diagnosis of eye cancer, the parents follow doctors’ orders and begin chemotherapy on their infant. But when the chemo causes Waldo to become violently ill, they begin a desperate search for alternative therapies, and what they come across is an all-natural, chemical-free option: weed.

Alienating their friends, colleagues, and family—and without telling their pediatrician—Brian and Danielle make the controversial decision to treat Waldo with CBD oil. The triumphant results are captured in the film which includes joyous footage of the family as they uplift their lives from Philadelphia and build a new home on a cannabis farm. This documentary is a love letter from father to son.

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Luce
Limelight Cinema
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 8:20 PM
Open Caption Wednesday screenings: September 18 at 5:30 PM, and September 25 at 8:20 PM.

It's been ten years since Amy and Peter Edgar (Naomi Watts and Tim Roth) adopted their son from war-torn Eritrea, and they thought the worst was behind them. Luce Edgar (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) has become an all-star student beloved by his community in Arlington, Virginia. His African American teacher, Harriet Wilson (Octavia Spencer), believes he is a symbol of black excellence that sets a positive example for his peers. But when he is assigned to write an essay in the voice of a historical twentieth-century figure, Luce turns in a paper that makes an alarming statement about political violence. Worried about how this assignment reflects upon her star pupil, Harriet searches his locker and finds something that confirms her worst fears.


Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Pickford Film Center
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 8:30 PM
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century -- and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Linda insisted on following her musical instincts. Today Ronstadt has Parkinson's disease and her magnificent singing voice has been silenced. But rather than letting that voice be lost to history, Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice tells Linda's story through her own words and music, and by such professional colleagues as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Aaron Neville among many others.


Anbessa
Pickford Film Center
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 5:15 PM
Sponsored by Real Change Whatcom
One evening only.

A young boy displaced by a massive condominium complex creates his own reality where as a lion ("anbessa") he can face the forces beyond his control.

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Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins
Limelight Cinema
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 5:30 PM
Presented by League of Women Voters and Good Time Girls
Voter registration from League of Women Voters on 9/27, 9/29, 10/2, and 10/3!

The Life & Times of Molly Ivins tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country." Molly's words have proved prescient. Now it's up to us to raise hell!

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
Pickford Film Center
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 7:30 PM
Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind is an exploration of the career, music and influence of legendary Canadian musical icon, Gordon Lightfoot. With unprecedented access to the artist, the film takes audiences from high school auditoriums in straight-laced, small town Ontario in the 50s to the coffee houses of Yorkville and Greenwich Village in the 60s, through Lightfoot's turbulent, substance-fueled arena shows of the 70s, and finally to the artist in present day.

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Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements
Limelight Cinema
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 7:50 PM
Presented by the Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center Bellingham
All screenings of Moonlight Sonata will be presented with open captions

At its core, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements is a story about love, family and finding your voice. Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky (Beware the Slenderman, One Last Hug) has been surrounded by deafness her entire life: Brodsky’s parents are deaf and her oldest child Jonas lost his hearing at the age of 4. While Jonas can hear now with the help of cochlear implants, this documentary chronicles her son’s journey to learn to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata"; a piece the composer wrote while he was losing his hearing.

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Wild Shorts
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 12:00 PM
Head straight into the American tornado. See what climate change is doing to the arctic polar bear. Walk with a Vietnam veteran whose healing began in the wilderness. Run with tribal members as they unite at Bear’s Ears National Monument in Utah. And find a reason to – yes– love bugs with lifelong partners and entomology pioneers Lois and Charlie O’Brien. The Wild Shorts program introduces us to people we would never meet otherwise, people who embrace and share their love for the wild.

Including short films:
Chasing Monsters
Bare Existence
Grizzly Country
Sacred Strides
The Love Bugs


Programmed by Doctober Assistant Programer Jane Julian.

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Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins
Limelight Cinema
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 1:00 PM
Presented by League of Women Voters and Good Time Girls
Voter registration from League of Women Voters on 9/27, 9/29, 10/2, and 10/3!

The Life & Times of Molly Ivins tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country." Molly's words have proved prescient. Now it's up to us to raise hell!

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Picture Character
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 2:15 PM
The rapid rise of emoji (Japanese for "picture character") is a global phenomenon without precedent. Their widespread use and ability to convey complex messages have not only cemented emoji's place as an emerging digital language, but prompted difficult questions about the creation of a language and digital communication's fraught ties to identity and inclusion. In Picture Character, directors Martha Shane and Ian Cheney lead viewers on a deep dive into the ever evolving world of picture characters, from their humble beginnings in Japan to mobile keyboards the world over, and shed fresh light on the private consortium that approves new emoji offerings and the individuals fighting to make the language more representative of its billions of users.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Love, Antosha
Limelight Cinema
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 3:15 PM
Presented by Film Is Truth 24 Times a Second

Love, Antosha tells the story of Anton Yelchin’s creative persistence. His devoted Russian parents nurtured his love of acting, exposing him to works of the masters. Often the youngest actor on set, Yelchin’s intense focus inspired many actors around him. Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pine, and John Cho share revealing insights into his character. Though he kept it a secret, Yelchin lived with a dangerous health condition, but he never became discouraged. As he grew into his craft, he continually enriched his understanding of the world, embodying an incredible authenticity.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Waldo on Weed
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 4:45 PM
When their son Waldo is just six months old, Brian and Danielle Dwyer notice that he's experiencing difficulties with his vision. Receiving the devastating diagnosis of eye cancer, the parents follow doctors’ orders and begin chemotherapy on their infant. But when the chemo causes Waldo to become violently ill, they begin a desperate search for alternative therapies, and what they come across is an all-natural, chemical-free option: weed.

Alienating their friends, colleagues, and family—and without telling their pediatrician—Brian and Danielle make the controversial decision to treat Waldo with CBD oil. The triumphant results are captured in the film which includes joyous footage of the family as they uplift their lives from Philadelphia and build a new home on a cannabis farm. This documentary is a love letter from father to son.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements
Limelight Cinema
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 5:30 PM
Presented by the Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center Bellingham
All screenings of Moonlight Sonata will be presented with open captions

At its core, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements is a story about love, family and finding your voice. Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky (Beware the Slenderman, One Last Hug) has been surrounded by deafness her entire life: Brodsky’s parents are deaf and her oldest child Jonas lost his hearing at the age of 4. While Jonas can hear now with the help of cochlear implants, this documentary chronicles her son’s journey to learn to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata"; a piece the composer wrote while he was losing his hearing.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Push
Pickford Film Center
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 7:30 PM
Sponsored by Chuckanut Builders
Presented by Bellingham Tenants Union


Push is a new documentary from award-winning director Fredrik Gertten, investigating why we can’t afford to live in our own cities anymore. Housing is a fundamental human right, a precondition to a safe and healthy life. But in cities all around the world, having a place to live is becoming more and more difficult. Who are the players and what are the factors that make housing one of today’s most pressing world issues?


Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins
Limelight Cinema
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 7:45 PM
Presented by League of Women Voters and Good Time Girls
Voter registration from League of Women Voters on 9/27, 9/29, 10/2, and 10/3!

The Life & Times of Molly Ivins tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country." Molly's words have proved prescient. Now it's up to us to raise hell!

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Snoopy, Come Home
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 12:00 PM
Presented in theaters for the first time since its release in 1972!

In this follow up to 1969's A Boy Named Charlie Brown, the scholarly Snoopy finds himself dragged between two owners and challenged to remain true to himself. When Charlie Brown's beloved dog Snoopy receives a letter from his original owner Lila, who is in hospital, his heartstrings are torn. Along with his bird pal Woodstock, Snoopy decides to venture out and visit ailing Lila, making his way across the country. But when Lila gets better and asks Snoopy to live with her, the poor beagle faces a dilemma of loyalty, where he must choose between Charlie and Lila.

Written by Schulz, with a much admired score by Oscar winners Richard and Robert Sherman and featuring the on-screen debut Woodstock, Snoopy, Come Home is a fun-loving animated adventure for the whole family.


Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders)
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 12:30 PM
Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders) (dir. Les Blank, 1976) is a zesty introduction to Norteña music and culture that exists along the Texas-Mexican border. The music is a fusion of traditional Mexican harmonies, German dancehall rhythms and a little something extra. From soulful, lively dance tunes to political work songs, música Norteña has evolved since the turn of the 20th century into a unique Mexican-American hybrid. Blank links the music’s spirit and vitality to the strong family bonds of Tejanos. The plight of migrant workers adds a sobering backbeat to this joyous film. 58 mins.

Also presenting Del Mero Corazón (Straight from the Heart) (dir. Les Blank and Maureen Gosling, 1979), a lyrical journey through the heart of Chicano culture as reflected in the love songs of the Tejano Conjunto and musica Norteña traditions. 28 mins.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements
Limelight Cinema
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 1:00 PM
Presented by the Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center Bellingham
All screenings of Moonlight Sonata will be presented with open captions

At its core, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements is a story about love, family and finding your voice. Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky (Beware the Slenderman, One Last Hug) has been surrounded by deafness her entire life: Brodsky’s parents are deaf and her oldest child Jonas lost his hearing at the age of 4. While Jonas can hear now with the help of cochlear implants, this documentary chronicles her son’s journey to learn to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata"; a piece the composer wrote while he was losing his hearing.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


The Dog Doc
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 2:30 PM
Sponsored by Northwest Holistic Pet Care

Join us after the September 29 screening for a Skype Q&A with filmmaker/producer Cindy Meehl!

A founding father of integrative veterinary medicine, Dr. Marty Goldstein and his colleagues in South Salem, NY have created a mecca for holistic care, offering hope to scores of previously hopeless animals (and their owners). Combining conventional medical training with cutting edge alternative therapies, Dr. Marty’s deeply empathetic philosophy offers a vital example of how improving overall health rather than merely treating disease is transformative for all living things.

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Love, Antosha
Limelight Cinema
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 3:15 PM
Presented by Film Is Truth 24 Times a Second

Love, Antosha tells the story of Anton Yelchin’s creative persistence. His devoted Russian parents nurtured his love of acting, exposing him to works of the masters. Often the youngest actor on set, Yelchin’s intense focus inspired many actors around him. Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pine, and John Cho share revealing insights into his character. Though he kept it a secret, Yelchin lived with a dangerous health condition, but he never became discouraged. As he grew into his craft, he continually enriched his understanding of the world, embodying an incredible authenticity.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins
Limelight Cinema
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 5:30 PM
Presented by League of Women Voters and Good Time Girls
Voter registration from League of Women Voters on 9/27, 9/29, 10/2, and 10/3!

The Life & Times of Molly Ivins tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country." Molly's words have proved prescient. Now it's up to us to raise hell!

View our complete Doctober lineup.


N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear
Pickford Film Center
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 5:30 PM
Presented by Village Books

Words from a Bear examines the enigmatic life and mind of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Navarro Scott Momaday, one of Native America’s most celebrated authors of poetry and prose. Words from a Bear visually captures the essence of Momaday’s writings, relating each written line to his unique American experience representing ancestry, place, and oral history. Cinematically this story takes audiences on a spiritual journey through the expansive landscapes of the West, when Momaday’s Kiowa ancestors roamed the Great Plains with herds of buffalo, to the sand-painted valleys of Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico where his imagination ripened and he showed superior writing skills as a young mission student.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements
Limelight Cinema
Sunday, Sep 29, 2019 7:50 PM
Presented by the Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center Bellingham
All screenings of Moonlight Sonata will be presented with open captions

At its core, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements is a story about love, family and finding your voice. Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky (Beware the Slenderman, One Last Hug) has been surrounded by deafness her entire life: Brodsky’s parents are deaf and her oldest child Jonas lost his hearing at the age of 4. While Jonas can hear now with the help of cochlear implants, this documentary chronicles her son’s journey to learn to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata"; a piece the composer wrote while he was losing his hearing.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements
Limelight Cinema
Monday, Sep 30, 2019 5:30 PM
Presented by the Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center Bellingham
All screenings of Moonlight Sonata will be presented with open captions

At its core, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements is a story about love, family and finding your voice. Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky (Beware the Slenderman, One Last Hug) has been surrounded by deafness her entire life: Brodsky’s parents are deaf and her oldest child Jonas lost his hearing at the age of 4. While Jonas can hear now with the help of cochlear implants, this documentary chronicles her son’s journey to learn to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata"; a piece the composer wrote while he was losing his hearing.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Picture Character
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 30, 2019 5:45 PM
The rapid rise of emoji (Japanese for "picture character") is a global phenomenon without precedent. Their widespread use and ability to convey complex messages have not only cemented emoji's place as an emerging digital language, but prompted difficult questions about the creation of a language and digital communication's fraught ties to identity and inclusion. In Picture Character, directors Martha Shane and Ian Cheney lead viewers on a deep dive into the ever evolving world of picture characters, from their humble beginnings in Japan to mobile keyboards the world over, and shed fresh light on the private consortium that approves new emoji offerings and the individuals fighting to make the language more representative of its billions of users.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Fleabag (National Theatre)
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 30, 2019 6:00 PM
See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End.

Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.

Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose.

Tickets are $16 for Pickford Members, $20 General Admission, $10 for Students.


Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins
Limelight Cinema
Monday, Sep 30, 2019 7:45 PM
Presented by League of Women Voters and Good Time Girls
Voter registration from League of Women Voters on 9/27, 9/29, 10/2, and 10/3!

The Life & Times of Molly Ivins tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country." Molly's words have proved prescient. Now it's up to us to raise hell!

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Push
Pickford Film Center
Monday, Sep 30, 2019 8:00 PM
Sponsored by Chuckanut Builders
Presented by Bellingham Tenants Union


Push is a new documentary from award-winning director Fredrik Gertten, investigating why we can’t afford to live in our own cities anymore. Housing is a fundamental human right, a precondition to a safe and healthy life. But in cities all around the world, having a place to live is becoming more and more difficult. Who are the players and what are the factors that make housing one of today’s most pressing world issues?


October 2019
N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear
Pickford Film Center
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 5:15 PM
Presented by Village Books

Words from a Bear examines the enigmatic life and mind of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Navarro Scott Momaday, one of Native America’s most celebrated authors of poetry and prose. Words from a Bear visually captures the essence of Momaday’s writings, relating each written line to his unique American experience representing ancestry, place, and oral history. Cinematically this story takes audiences on a spiritual journey through the expansive landscapes of the West, when Momaday’s Kiowa ancestors roamed the Great Plains with herds of buffalo, to the sand-painted valleys of Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico where his imagination ripened and he showed superior writing skills as a young mission student.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins
Limelight Cinema
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 5:30 PM
Presented by League of Women Voters and Good Time Girls
Voter registration from League of Women Voters on 9/27, 9/29, 10/2, and 10/3!

The Life & Times of Molly Ivins tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good way to win an election and a good way to wreck a country." Molly's words have proved prescient. Now it's up to us to raise hell!

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Ernie & Joe
Pickford Film Center
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 7:30 PM
Presented by NAMI Whatcom
One evening only.

Ernie & Joe is an intimate portrait of two Texas police officers who are helping change the way police respond to mental health calls. The film takes audiences on a personal journey, weaving together their experiences during their daily encounters with people in crisis. These two officers are not your everyday cops. They are part of the San Antonio Police Department’s 10-person Mental Health Unit.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements
Limelight Cinema
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 7:50 PM
Presented by the Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center Bellingham
All screenings of Moonlight Sonata will be presented with open captions

At its core, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements is a story about love, family and finding your voice. Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky (Beware the Slenderman, One Last Hug) has been surrounded by deafness her entire life: Brodsky’s parents are deaf and her oldest child Jonas lost his hearing at the age of 4. While Jonas can hear now with the help of cochlear implants, this documentary chronicles her son’s journey to learn to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata"; a piece the composer wrote while he was losing his hearing.

View our complete Doctober lineup.


Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements
Limelight Cinema
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 5:30 PM
Presented by the Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center Bellingham
All screenings of Moonlight Sonata will be presented with open captions

At its core, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements is a story about love, family and finding your voice. Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky (Beware the Slenderman, One Last Hug) has been surrounded by deafness her entire life: Brodsky’s parents are deaf and her oldest child Jonas lost his hearing at the age of 4. While Jonas can hear now with the help of cochlear implants, this documentary chronicles her son’s journey to learn to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata"; a piece the composer wrote while he was losing his hearing.

View our complete