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9216-A Westmoreland Rd.  Cornelius, NC 28031

phone: 704-996-7724

 


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SPECIAL EVENT

Fri Feb 12 7:30 pm


LIVE RAGTIME/JAZZ PIANO,
MAGICK LANTERN SHOW
WITH SINGER,
SILENT COMEDIES

W/LIVE PIANO!


featuring world-renowned pianist,  Ethan Uslan!

 

85 minute live music program with one intermission
$20 general admission limited to 50 seats

 

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“If you listen to this guy’s recordings, it’s something different. It’s just got a snap to it, played the way they ought to.”     

-Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion

 


 

 

Ethan Uslan is a ragtime/jazz/silent film pianist based in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is a 3-time winner of the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest (yes – that really exists!) and has performed all over the USA as well as in the UK, France, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium.

 

Aside from solo work, Ethan has appeared with symphony orchestras, jazz bands large and small, improv comedy groups, and even a clown show.

 

Beginning classical studies at the age of 9 in his hometown of South Orange, NJ, Ethan went on to study classical piano at Indiana University. Overloaded with classical music, Ethan began to play Scott Joplin and Fats Waller as a diversion. But eventually the syncopated music took over, and he hasn’t looked back since.

 

We are limited to only 50 seats for this special event.

 Pay on-line with credit card, or call 704-996-7724.

 

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thediaryofateenagegirl_posterWEBFri, Sat   Feb 19, 20 7:30 pm
Sun Feb 21 2:30 pm

THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL
Indie Drama (R)
102 minutes / 2015 / USA
Kristen Wiig,
Alexander Skarsgard,
Bel Powley
dir.  Marielle Heller

 

 Sundance Film Festival
Berlin Int’l Film Festival
Edinburgh Int’l Film Festival
Gotham Awards – Best Actress

 

Unique in its frankness, humor, and artistry. – Austin Chronicle
A breakthrough film – Boston Globe
Captivating – Seattle Times
 A coming-of-age movie from a woman’s perspective that deals with sex in a frank, graphic way that is never salacious or prurient. – The Oregonian

 

About the Film
Boldly unconventional and refreshingly honest, THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL is a frank coming-of-age story that addresses its themes — and its protagonist with sympathy and clarity.  Based on a true memoir, and set in San Francisco’s swinging ‘70s, it is a rare example of a teenage woman able to find her own way, despite the pressures of the changing times and an unraveling family.   R-rating for scenes of sexuality– mature audiences only.

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big significant thingsMon Feb 29 8:00pm

BIG SIGNIFICANT THINGS
Independent Drama/Comedy – Unrated
85 mins / 2014 / USA
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SXSW Film Festival  2015

 

‘a modestly-scaled and exceptionally crafted independent film that is genuinely invested in its characters’—RogerEbert.com
‘a good-looking debut’—Hollywood Reporter
‘an enjoyable ride with a very likable and endearing main character’
Film Pulse

 

About the Film
A Catcher in the Rye for Millennials.  A week before he’s set to move across the country with his girlfriend, Craig impulsively sets out on a solo road trip across the US to see the nation’s largest tacky tourist sites in this funny, warm-hearted indie comedy of millennial self-discovery. An honest view of a young man on the verge of marriage who dares to question if the time and circumstances are right for him to leap into adulthood. This debut feature film is a good example of an independent filmmaker showing a lot of promise and guts.

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smbtm_int_posterwebFri, Sat, March 18, 19   7:30 pm
Sun March 20  2:30 pm

SONGS MY BROTHERS TAUGHT ME
Independent Drama
2015 / USA (English) / 94 mins
dir. Chloe Zhao

 

 

Cannes Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival
AFI Fest
BFI London Film Festival

 

“Poetic, poignant, breathtaking” –  Variety
Strong notes of hope and of bone-deep identity” – Hollywood Reporter
The charm of open spaces and edgy sensibility of its young director”
Paris Match

 

About the Film
Set on the Great Plains and the Badlands of South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Sioux Indian Reservation, SONGS MY BROTHERS TAUGHT ME is a compelling and complex tale that explores the bond between a brother and his younger sister, who find themselves on separate paths to rediscovering the meaning of home.  It is a real-life story of young native Americans struggling to find their way, both on and off the reservation.


 Chole ZhaoLive Skype Q&A with SONGS’director.

 

The film’s director, Chloe Zhao will host a post-film Q&A with our audience by live Skype video.

 

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Stunning concert film: Bjork: Biophilia Live Fri, Sat Apil 1, 2 7:30pm

Fri, Sat April 1, 2 7:30 pm
BJORK: BIOPHILIA LIVE

Musical Performance/Documentary
97 minutes (G)
2014 (UK)

 

REVIEWS

“A captivating record of an artist in full command of her idiosyncratic powers” – VARIETY


“An imaginative stand-alone artwork.” –HOLLYWOOD REPORTER


“The galactic and microscopic visuals have a soothing warmth, tending toward shades of gold and dusty rose, while Björk’s electronic-influenced backing oscillates between contained thuds and freer steel-drum-like patterns.”

NEW YORK TIMES

 

ABOUT THE FILM
Biophilia Live is a concert film that captures the human element of björk’s multi-disciplinary multimedia project: Biophilia.  It is a rare audio-visual feast.  Recorded live at Björk’s show at London’s Alexandra palace in 2013, the film features Björk and her band performing every song on her Biophilia album– and more, using a broad variety of instruments – some digital, some traditional, and some completely unclassifiable.

 

A shimmering choir of 14 women meander throughout the stage adding another dimension to the audio-visual experience.

 

Seeing it in HD, on our 17 ft screen with 7.2 Dolby DTS sound is a special experience.

 

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Fascinating documentary on the history of authentic Hawaiian dance; Sunday April 3

SUN, April 3  2:30 pm
KUMU HULA: KEEPERS OF A CULTURE

Music / Dance Documentary
85 minutes – (G)
1989 (USA)

REVIEWS

 

“Nothing short of wondrous in its purity.” – San Francisco Examiner Magazine

“A timeless record of artistic expression and pure entertainment.” – The Seattle Times

“A deftly wrought blend of background, profile and performance… riveting and poignant.” – The Nation

 

ABOUT THE FILM
This documentary explores the work of the Kuma Hula, the holders and teachers of the sacred hula tradition of dance and song. Although commonly misrepresented as seductive entertainments performed for tourists, the hula dances elaborate stories and myths of Hawaiian culture as transmitted through the concerted efforts of musicians, singers, and dancers. The vibrant hulas performed against the breathtaking panoramas of the Hawaiian Islands are a sight to behold.

 

Doors open at 2:00 pm.  Screening begins at 2:30 pm

 

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national-gallery-2014-frederick-wiseman-posterSPECIAL EVENT
Sun April 10  2:00 pm

 

NATIONAL GALLERY
Documentary
190 Minutes
(including  2 intermissions)
2014 / USA
dir. Fred Wiseman

 

 

“A tour de force” – The New Yorker

 

“The experience of watching ‘National Gallery’ is pleasurable and immersive because Wiseman is a wonderful storyteller. It is also unexpectedly moving.”  –New York Times

“One of Wiseman’s richest and most thought-provoking films, and easily one of his best.” – Slant Magazine

“Wiseman’s film is all about the studious reverence for the brush-wielding geniuses, and the shepherding of their reputations through the vagaries of restoration and exhibition. . .it’s neither propaganda nor melodrama, but a clear-sighted attempt to establish, with honesty, what working at the National Gallery is like – and that is its principal value.” –The Guardian

 

“Meticulously crafted, intellectually intricate, and touched with profundity. An invigorating portrait. A tribute to the wonders of creative expression. A film about classics and their illustrious home that itself has been made by a modern master.” –Village Voice

 

NATIONAL GALLERY is a Studio C Cinema Special Event

All seats reserved by advance purchase only.

Only 50 seats available. 

No seats will be sold after March 30.  
General admission $20.00 for this 3-hour program.

 

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To purchase by phone please call 704-996-7724

 

 


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AT THE WAREHOUSE


Studio-C Cinema is a partner of The Warehouse Performing Arts Center.  The Warehouse PAC features live plays, music and other performances. 

 Through the Warehouse Institute, it offers classes in the performing arts and cinema appreciation.

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EVENING FILMS- doors open at 7:00 pm;  complimentary beverages and snacks.  Screenings begin at 7:30 pm.  Informal discussion follows films, frequently hosted by filmmakers and other experts.   General admission $10.00 including NC Sales Tax     Students  $6.00

SUNDAY AFTERNOON films doors open at 2:00 pm; complimentary beverages and snacks.  Screenings begin at 2:30 pm.  General admission $10.00 including NC Sales Tax.      Students  $6.00

MONDAY INDIE NIGHT- New Cinema on the edge; doors open at 7:00 pm.  Complimentary beverages and snacks.  Screenings begin at 7:30 pm;  General admission  $9.00 including NC Sales Tax        Students $5.00

Special Events Priced Separately
($1.00 fee for payment at the door by credit or debit card)

Read Lawrence Toppman’s article about Studio-C Cinema in the Charlotte Observer


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  • Studio C Cinema c/o The Warehouse PAC
    9216-A Westmoreland Rd. Cornelius, NC 28031  

  • Studio-C Cinema phone:  704-996-7724

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FAQs

Is there a membership fee?   No.  Every screening is open to the public.

Do I need a subscription?   No.  All tickets are sold individually for each screening.

What about refreshments?   Complimentary wine, craft beer, water and snacks are included with admission.  Donations at the bar help defray our costs.

How do I buy tickets?   Our on-line tickets page accepts all credit cards.  To pay with check or cash, contact Robert Maier at 704-996-7724.  We accept all forms of payment at the door.

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