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Dopplegangers, rock and roll, video games, and live appearances!




GODS AND GENERALS w/ director RON MAXWELL LIVE! – Belle Grove will hold a fundraiser including a silent auction, lobby reception, film screening and live director Q&A.  Weds, July 9


LIVE COMEDY with THE POPULAR OUTCASTS. Featuring three live comedians.  Thurs, July 24


FREE ANIME: CODE:BREAKER.  From the director of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood comes a story that asks just how many lives a hero can take before he becomes a villain. Tickets are FREE and available at the box office only.  Monday, July 14


ADVANCE SCREENINGS – The New York Film Critics Series gives us an opportunity to see new movies before their national release dates, complete with star and filmmaker Q&A sessions on-screen with host Peter Travers from Rolling Stone Magazine.  Titles for this month include:

AND SO IT GOES – Rob Reiner’s new romantic comedy starring Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas. A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home. Thurs, July 10

CHILD OF GOD – James Franco wrote, directed, and stars in this new film.  A dispossessed, violent man's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, Ballard descends to the level of a cave dweller as he falls deeper into crime and degradation.  Tickets available soon.  Tues, July 29


BIG NEW MOVIES (with more to come!)

TAMMY - New comedy from Melissa McCarthey - Premieres Tues, July 1

DELIVER US FROM EVIL - Horror movie starring Eric Bana. Premieres Tues, July 1 

EARTH TO ECHO - Found footage movie for kids and families about a friendly alien.  Starts Weds, July 2

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES - Premieres Thurs, July 10

*NOTE: There will be a double feature of RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES on Thurs, July 10.  Tickets on sale soon.


AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION – get in the action with on-screen lyrics, dialogue, or video games.  Quote- and Sing-Alongs include props that tie-in with the film.

Girlie Night: DIRTY DANCING QUOTE-ALONG. Weds, July 2

Girlie Night: PITCH PERFECT SING-ALONG.   Weds, July 23

PRESS START VIDEO GAMES TOURNAMENT – CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS on the big screen!!!  Contact PRESS START for details.  Sat, July 26

PRINCESS BRIDE QUOTE-ALONG - Tickets on sale soon. Weds, July 30

TOTALLY ‘80s SING-ALONG - Thurs, July 31


FILM CLUB 3.0 – Join Film Club to help bring indie, foreign, classic and documentary film to the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema!  There is no charge to join, and screening are open to non-members.

ENEMY - A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie. Denis Villeneuve (Incendies, Prisoners) directs, and Jake Gyllenhaal and Melanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds) star.  Weds, July 2

FINDING VIVIAN MAIER - A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one the most accomplished street photographers. Weds, July 9

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH – A transsexual punk-rock girl from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs. Weds, July 16

WE ARE THE BEST - Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead. Sun, July 20

THE DOUBLE - A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.  Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland, The Kids Are All Right) star. Tickets on sale soon. Sun, July 27


KIDS CAMP:  Our free Kids Camp continues with FREE screenings every Monday – Thursday morning at 10:30 am.  Tickets are available now at the Alamo box office.

ANNIE (1983) – June 30 – July 3

KUNG FU PANDAJuly 7 – 10


RIOJuly 21 – 24



Other screenings:

VIDEO GAMES: THE MOVIE – A documentary about the origins, rise, and future of video games. Tickets on sale soon.  Thurs, July 24.


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