April 2017

Home Cinema Club – Casting JonBenet

It's one of the most talked-about documentaries of the year, it's premiering on Netflix and it's our May Home Cinema Club pick: Casting JonBenet.   A few of us saw the film at this year's True/False Film Festival and haven't been able to stop talking about it. The film consists of a dozen or so actors auditioning for roles in a movie version of the JonBenet Ramsey story. But as these actors move beyond just reading the script...

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Open Screen Night – May 22

May 22 Kum & Go Theater at Des Moines Social Club Doors 6pm / Show 7pm FREE   Filmmakers and film lovers: We are proud to announce another installment of Open Screen Night, in partnership with Des Moines Social Club.   Have you ever been to an open mic? This is the same idea, only with video as opposed to live performances. Open Screen is a forum for any filmmaker to share their work with a live audience. Submit your own work...

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Home Cinema Club – Beaver Trilogy Part IV

For this month’s Home Cinema Club we have our first foray in to documentary film (though not Sundance alums) with The Beaver Trilogy Part IV. Director Ben Bresser’s examination of the underground classic Beaver Trilogy gives the audience a glimpse into the relationship between filmmaker and subject, just not in the direction you’d expect. Check out the trailer:   Come share your thoughts on the film or your ill-advised drag karaoke performances on Tuesday, April 25th starting at...

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