Cutting Room for July 2018

Tired of hot political arguments involving the collapse of democracy as we know it? Want to hear jovial arguing that probably won’t make you fear the future of our nation? You’re in luck! I mean, relatively speaking. Nobody has luck anymore in this, the worst possible reality. Animus: Exordium will be held at […]

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Cutting Room for June 2018

If you were like, “Hey, do you want to hear Alex and Pete have a conversation,” I’d probably respond “Nah, I’m not that into jazz or libertarianism.” But we’re talking about director Alexander Payne and Peter Becker, the Criterion Collection President. On Saturday, June 2 at 5 pm, the two are going to chat about […]

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Cutting Room for March

I care about few things enough to remember whether biennial means every two years or twice a year, but the seventh biennial Vision Maker Film Festival is one of them. Held at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s campus on April 20-26, this showcase will feature […]

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I like to keep things quippy, but I’m not quite sure how to flippantly inform you about a screening of Out of Frame: Unseen Poverty in the Heartland, which will be presented in collaboration with Together at Film Streams’ Ruth Sokolof Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 7 pm. Nothing about a […]

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Cutting Room for October

It’s that time of year again: Time to get mad at the people who are mad at the people who love the fall and fall-related fun! It’s also time for The Alamo Drafthouse’s “Drafthouse of Horrors 2017!” Throughout October, Omaha’s Alamo will “remember the horror” by showing 31 classics of the genre. This […]

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In an effort to prove all news these days need not be hot, horrid garbage, Aksarben Cinema is announcing free stuff! On Thursday, Aug. 24 at 8 pm, the theater is hosting a free screening of Austin Found, which stars Linda Cardellini, Kirsten Schaal, Jaime Pressley, Craig Robinson and something called a “Skeet […]

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Cutting Room for August

OMG, did you know that you can almost abbreviate Tango & Cash as Trash! I mean, it’d technically be “tash,” but that’s close enough. I mention this because The Alamo Drafthouse is serving up some great trash at their Summer Junk Food Marathon on Saturday Aug. 12. You get Tango & Cash (or […]

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Cutting Room for July

I spend more time at Aksarben Cinema than I do at any family member’s home. Honestly, I may be common-law married to the theater at this point, it’s hard to know. And speaking of family and Aksarben Cinema, their Family Fun Series is back! On Monday and Wednesday mornings at the crack […]

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Cutting Room for June

Hear ye! Hear ye! That’s a weird expression. Doesn’t “ye” mean “you?” Why yell “Hear you! Hear you!” Whatever. Hear you! Hear you! Film Streams is now accepting submissions for its eighth(!!!) annual Local Filmmakers Showcase. You can submit using a computer doohickey here or you can send a Digital Video Disc […]

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