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14 Sep 20180 Contributed Article - The 1891 Fredonia Opera House FREDONIA – The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Puzzle.” It will be screened on Sat., Sept. 15, and Tues., Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. “Puzzle” is a closely observed portrait of Agnes (Kelly Macdonald), who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but being very, very...

7 Sep 20180 Contributed Article The 1891 Fredonia Opera House FREDONIA – The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the ABBA music-filled “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.” It will be screened on Sat., Sept. 8, and Tues., Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Five years after the events of “Mamma Mia! The Movie,” Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. Reprising their roles from the first film are Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and Christine Baranski as Tanya. Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper reunite as Sophie and Sky, while Pierce...

31 Aug 20180 Opens in Chautauqua Friday, August 31st at the Balcony Cinema at Chautauqua   Contributed Article THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST, starring Chloë Grace Moretz, opens Friday, August 31st in Chautauqua at the Balcony Cinema at Chautauqua. Wowing audiences and critics alike, the film won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and was named a NY Times Critics’ Pick. From writer/director Desiree Akhavan and based on the celebrated novel by Emily M. Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) as she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center after getting caught with another girl in the...

10 Aug 20180 Contributed Article The 1891 Fredonia Opera House FREDONIA – The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Boundaries,” starring Christopher Plummer. It will be screened on Sat., Aug. 11, and Tues., Aug. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Laura (Vera Farmiga) is a single mom living in Seattle, who has a constant need to put others & animals before herself. The more she tries to set boundaries in her life, the faster those lines are crossed. When her estranged, criminally-minded father Jack (Plummer) is kicked out of his retirement home – for unspecified misdeeds – Laura agrees to drive him down the coast to live with her...

5 Mar 20180 The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “The Shape of Water,” nominated for 13 Oscars, including Best Picture It will be screened on Sat., Mar. 10, and Tues., Mar. 17, at 7:30 p.m and Tues., Mar. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The most-nominated film in the 2017 Oscar race – with nominations for Best Picture, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Director and Screenplay, among others -- “The Shape of Water” is an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America, circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of...

2 Feb 20180 FREDONIA – The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the Oscar-nominated “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.” It will be screened on Sat., Feb. 10, and Tues., Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor, and winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Drama, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble Cast (the equivalent of Best Picture). After months have passed without a suspect in her...

29 Jan 20181 FREDONIA – The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Art, an examination of two recent exhibitions by the 80-year-old artist, on Thurs., Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m. as part of its Art & Architecture On Screen Series.  Additionally, local ceramic artist Marcia Merrins will exhibit her unique and creative work in the Village Hall lobby before and during the show; and the short documentary, Moods, Mountains and Masterpieces. A Portrait of an Artist. Marcia Merrins., by Roslin Smith, will be screened at the start of the evening’s program. Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney...

17 Jan 20180 The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the true story “Wonder,” starring Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay.”  It will be screened on Sat., Jan. 27, and Tues., Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary...
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