LAND HO opens in the Kentucky; Latino Film Festival: WHO IS DAYANI CHRISTAL, AVENUES, RUDO & CURSI, SOMBRAS in the State; Woody Allen’s MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT opens in the State; CLEO FROM 5 TO 7 is Rosa Goddard’s International Film; RAISING MS PRESIDENT exclusive in the Kentucky 9/25@7:00pm; THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW is Saturday’s midnight show 9/20

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LAND HO: A pair of 60-something ex-brothers-in-law sets off on a road trip through Iceland, hoping to reclaim their youth. Their picaresque adventures, from trendy Reykjavík to rugged outback, are a throwback to classic bawdy road comedies as well as a candid exploration of aging, loneliness, and friendship.trailer

MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHTMAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT: Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo is the most celebrated magician of his age, but few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford, a grouchy and arrogant Englishman with a sky-high opinion of himself and an aversion to phony spiritualists’ claims. Persuaded by his friend, Stanley goes on a mission to the Côte d’Azur mansion of the Catledge family and presents himself as a businessman named Stanley Taplinger. What follows is a series of events that are magical in every sense of the word and send the characters reeling. trailer

CLEOFROM5TO7CLEO FROM 5 TO 7: A spoiled and beautiful young pop singer wanders across Paris while awaiting the results of a medical test that may show she has cancer(French). Sponsored by Sqecial Media. trailer

rhps.posterTHE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: midnight Saturday 9/20

LATINO FILM FESTIVAL

Avenues received the award for the best narrative feature at the 2014 Sacramento Film & Music Festival. Director Aaref Rodriguez and Star Hector Atreyu Ruiz will be at the Kentucky for opening night reception.  WUKY official sponsor.

whoisdayanichristalWHO IS DAYANI CHRISTAL: The body of an unidentified immigrant is found in the Arizona Desert. In an attempt to retrace his path and discover his story, director Marc Silver and Gael Garcia Bernal embed themselves among migrant travelers on their own mission to cross the border, providing rare insight into the human stories which are so often ignored in the immigration debate.trailer

AVENUESAVENUES:Saul Sanchez returns home to the rough Los Angeles neighborhood of Highland Park, also known as The Avenues, after serving a decade-long prison sentence. Once back, Saul seeks a reunion with his estranged young daughter. trailer

rudi y cursiRUDO & CURSI:Beto and Tato are a pair of rivaling, dim-witted brothers who work on a dusty banana ranch and play soccer for their local team. Beto, a goalie whose hot temper on the field earns him the nickname of Rudo, dreams of becoming a professional soccer player, while Tato wants to be a famous singer. trailer

SOMBRAS DE AZULSOMBRAS:In the wake of her brother’s suicide, a young Mexican woman journeys to the place he’d always dreamt of going – Cuba – where, through tortured ruminations and the guidance of a devoted stranger, she searches for answers, and must decide whether to open herself up to love and loss once again.trailer


RAISING MS PRESIDENT

 raisingmspresidentRaising Ms. President Screening to Raise Funds for Friends of Theatre
        A film to inform girls all over the world to go for their dreams and view themselves as leaders! trailer

                                                     Thursday, September 25, 2014 @ 7pm

Raising Ms. President is about raising the next generation of female political leaders. Studies show that when more women are at the political decision-making table, they make an important difference. The problem is, women just don’t want to run for public office. Most young women don’t see politics as a viable option when deciding their career path.

This 60-minute documentary explores some of the reasons women don’t run for office, and uncovers where political ambition begins. The film was written and directed by Lexington native Kiley Lane Parker. “I’m excited to finally be bringing Raising Ms. President to Lexington. It is so important to encourage women to see themselves as leaders and in the case of this film, as our political leaders,” Parker said. “The United States ranks right in the middle when it comes to female political leadership. I truly believe that we can improve this number by 2020, and that with more women at the decision-making table, there will be better outcomes for us all.”

Who:    Director, Kiley Lane Parker will be joined by a Panel of Powerhouse Women ready to encourage and inspire the audience to reach for the stars.  Partners include Friends of the Kentucky, Lexington Film League, IF University and ParkerLane LLC. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Kentucky.

What:    An Open to the Public screening of the inspiring documentary for all ages and genders “Raising Ms. President”

When:    Thursday, September 25
7 – 9pm (1-hour film + 45 minutes panel discussion with a group of powerhouse women)

1. Pam Miller, Former Mayor of Lexington
2. Jennifer Coffman, retired U.S. District Judge
3. Holly Harris VonLuehrte , Senior Strategist to the James  Comer Campaign for Kentucky Governor
4. Ellen Williams, Former Chairman of the Republican Party

Admission:   $5 for Students          $10 for General Admission

Where:     Kentucky Theatre
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