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May Events Announced

Our May events include an exciting mix of old and new, featuring advance screenings and classic film.

May Events Announced



In addition to the screenings listed below, we have an on-going $3 ENCORE SERIES that brings back films that were hits at the Alamo, or movies that we couldn't show initially.  At $3 per ticket, our ENCORE SERIES is a great way to catch up on movies that you missed or have wanted to see at the Alamo Drafthouse.  Check our daily schedule for details.  ENCORE titles change every Friday and play until the following Thursday.


Also, please note that other screenings and events may be added, so be sure to check our website or Facebook page for updates.


And now, here are our confirmed May events!


Action Pack Interactive Events

Our interactive sing-along and quote-along events feature on-screen dialogue and lyrics, as well as props so you can be a part of the action!

Sat, May 10:  THE THREE AMIGOS QUOTE-ALONG  with taco specials!

Th, May 15:  THE LOST BOYS QUOTE-ALONG  Finally!

W, May 21:  GIRLIE NIGHT: ENCHANTED QUOTE-ALONG Amy Adams travels from fairy tale to NYC!

Th, May 29:  TOTALLY ‘80s SING-ALONG  A different show each month!


Film Club 3.0

Tu, May 6:  CHEF   New York Film Critics Series presents an advance screening of a new star-studded comedy from Jon Favreau about a chef that buys a food truck.  Includes a simulcast Q&A and delicious menu specials!  Cast includes Robert Downey, Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, John Leguizamo, Sofia Vergara, Amy Sedaris and more.

Su, May 11: GLORIA  One of the most critically-acclaimed foreign films of the year.  A comedy from Chile about an older woman and a new relationship.  Perfect for Mother’s Day! 

W, May 14:  THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR: SATAN CAME TO EDEN  A documentary about a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.  Narrated by Cate Blanchett.

Sun, May 18: INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION   1970 Italian classic about a chief of homicide detectives who kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.

Sat, May 24: THE IMPOSTER   A documentary centered on a young Frenchman who claims to a grieving Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son who has been missing for 3 years.

W, May 28:  BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA   An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.


Classic Film
May 4 – May 6:  THE WIZARD OF OZ
Sat, May 10:  BEN HUR


Performing Arts
Tu, May 13:  SCHUMANN & BEETHOVEN: THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF PHILADELPHIA  Grammy Award winner and founding member of the Eroica Trio cellist Sara Sant'Ambrogio caps another season of distinguished soloists with a performance of Schumann's extraordinary Cello Concerto. Beethoven's spirited Symphony No. 7 blooms with enthusiasm and vivacity.  Tickets on sale soon.


Other screenings
Tu, May 27:  LET ME OUT Free screening of a film from South Korea.  Convenience store clerk/film student Mu Young is a university senior who has yet to make a film. He angers a visiting indie film maker who ironically picks Mu Young to receive his donation money to the film department. Mu Young finally gets a chance to make his debut: a zombie melodrama. But his inexperience, demands and impatience cause everyone around him to go crazy, turning his project into a nightmare.

Sa, May 31:  CARTOON CEREAL PARTY: MARVEL-OUS EDITION  Includes an autism-friendly version on one screen.  Featuring cartoons from Spider-Man, Avengers, X-Men and more.


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