Observing from beyond the solar system, a cultural outsider looks in.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

New Schedule of Films at The Senator starting Friday!

The Last Season - The Life and Demolition of Memorial Stadium
(2002 - 50min)

Starts Friday, April 17th Through Thursday, April 23rd at 6pm @ The Senator Theatre

The Silencing of the World's Largest Outdoors Insane Asylum.

A Charles Cohen & Joseph Matthew Film

"Recession Buster" Admission is $5
Stay over for "Divine Trash" at no extra cost.

The documentary captures the almost ritualistic reaction to the demise of Memorial Stadium. The Film captures a steady stream of onlookers during the year and half that the wrecking ball swung, creating a time lapse view of a city wrestling with its blue collar past.

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Divine Trash
Starts Friday, April 17th Through Thursday, April 23rd at 7:15pm @ The Senator Theatre

Filmmakers Trophy ~ Best Documentary at The 1998 Sundance Film Festival

A Steve Yeager Film

An In-Depth Look at The Early Career of John Waters

"Recession Buster" Admission is $5

The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters, Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his parents, his brother, Divine's mom, actors and crew, other directors and more. Also included is footage of Waters making his early movies. In sweet ways, this documentary is also a celebration of Divine(1945-1988).

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Last weekend "Stop Making Sense" rocked The Senator!

It's The Same as it Ever Was!

This Friday, April 17th & Saturday, April 18th it's Back By Popular Demand For Encore Presentations Friday & Saturday only at 9:00pm.

Relive The Senator's legendary 1984 engagement on the big screen, cranked up with state-of-the-art sound!

A Jonathan Demme Film

"One of the greatest rock movies ever made."
Leonard Maltin

"Recession Buster" Admission is $5
Stay over for "Secret World Live" at no extra cost.

An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads.

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Starts Friday, April 17th @ The Senator
Friday & Saturday 10:30pm

A Francois Girard Film
Peter Gabriel
Secret World Live

Come Talk to Me | Steam | Across the River | Slow Marimbas
Shaking the Tree | Blood of Eden | San Jacinto | Red Raid
Kiss That Frog | Washing of the Water | Solsbury Hill
Digging in the Dirt | Sledgehammer | Big Time
Secret World | Don't Give Up | In Your Eyes

"Recession Buster" Admission is $5

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Saturday, April 18th & Sunday, April 19th @ The Senator Theatre

The Senator Theatre & The Belvedere Improvement Association Present The 14th Annual Belvedere SpringFest
An Earth Day Celebration

Featuring BARAKA

BARAKA (an ancient Sufi word for the essence of life) took filmmakers to 24 countries on a worldwide 14 month odyssey capturing breathtaking images to tell the story of earth's evolution, human culture diversity, and humankind's ecological impact on the earth. BARAKA is a stunning visual and auditory masterpiece when presented on the big screen at "Baltimore's Premiere Showplace."

Admission is FREE
(Donations appreciated)

12:00 - 1:00pm (SATURDAY ONLY) :
We're "Drumming up Support" for The Senator with a one-hour drum jam.
(Bring your own drums and shakers, or use ours!)

1:00 - 2:45pm (SATURDAY & SUNDAY):
BARAKA showtime for Saturday & Sunday is 1:00pm.

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Monterey Pop
Saturday & Sunday only at 2:45pm

Filmed at the Monterey International Pop Festival

A D.A. Pennebaker Film

Performances by:
Scott McKenzie, The Mamas & The Papas, Canned Heat, Simon & Garfunkel, Hugh Masekela, Jefferson Airplane, The Who, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Country Joe & The Fish, Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Ravi Shankar & Janis Joplin

"Recession Buster" Admission is $5
Stay over to see "HELP!" at no extra cost

A documentary of the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival, focusing on the audience as well as performances by such artists as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin & The Who.

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Stop worrying! HELP! is on the way!

Saturday & Sunday only at 4:15pm

A Richard Lester Film

Featuring: The Beatles

"Recession Buster" Admission is $5

Ringo finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult and the band must try to protect him from it.

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