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Join us at the Oriental Theatre throughout the month of March for these special screenings!
At the height of popularity at her Beverly Hills high school, Cher has never known for things not to go her way. After successfully playing matchmaker with her unsuspecting teachers, she decides to extend her charity to the new girl in town but quickly learns how misguided she can be as if her live-in stepbrother couldn’t point it out enough.
DIR Amy Heckerling
At the dawn of the 20th century, a family of West African origin struggles to maintain their cultural heritage and folklore from their matriarch, Nana Peazant. Most notably celebrated for its inclusion of the Gullah language and culture in 1902, director Julie Dash offers a lush depiction of the coast of Georgia and South Carolina.
DIR Julie Dash
Ana is a first-generation Mexican American teenager freshly graduated from high school. Though she is eager to begin her next chapter on a full ride to Columbia University, her parents see her future differently.
DIR. Patricia Cardoso
What do you get when an ex-con and a mobster become neighbors? Let’s add in two million laundered dollars, and a secret relationship between the mobster’s girlfriend Violet and the ex-con, Corky. As the two women become closer, they hatch a con to take the money for themselves.
DIRS The Wachowski Sisters
Once you’ve hit the bottom of your bottomless mimosas at brunch with your gal pals, head over to the Oriental Theatre for our Besties Shorts! This program will give you a warm and fuzzy feeling and it won’t just be from the rosé. From docs about a Mardi Gras dance troupe and a Tunisian hair salon to fiction tales of meeting your first friend at college or going on a quest for hot and tasty chicken after a long night out, these stories run the gamut from sweet to hilarious.