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    Winchester
    Friday April 20th at 10pm
    and
    Monday April 23rd at 7pm
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    Magic Lantern Films Birthday Party
    Double Feature
    Miller's Crossing at 7pm
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    The Big Lebowski at 10pm
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    Double Lover
    Friday May 4th
    and
    Monday May 7th
    7 and 10pm
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    Lord of the Rings Marathon
    Friday May 11th
    7pm to 7am
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    Class Choice
    Monday May 14th
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    Thoroughbreds
    Friday May 18th
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    Monday May 21st
    7 and 10pm
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    The Isle of Dogs
    Friday June 1st
    and
    Monday June 4th
    7 and 10pm
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    Love, Simon
    Friday June 8th
    7 and 10pm
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    Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    Monday April 9th
    7 and 10pm
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    Paddington 2
    Friday April 13th
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    Monday April 16th
    7 and 10pm
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    The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Friday April 20th at midnight

All Shows:

$4

IV Theater

7pm and 10pm (unless otherwise noted)

Spring 2018

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Monday April 9th

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.

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Friday April 13th and Monday April 16th

Paddington 2

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop -- the perfect present for his beloved aunt's 100th birthday. When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration.

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Friday April 20th

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

11:59 pm

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O'Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."

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Friday April 20th and Monday April 23rd

Friday April 20th at 10pm - Free snacks! A combined screening of Winchester and a full performance of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight with one ticket!

Monday April 23rd at 7pm - Free screening of Winchester, featuring producer Brett Tomberlin and first draft scriptwriter/owner of the home, UCSB Film Graduate Michelle Bevis with her talk "Anatomy of a Horror Film"!

Winchester

The most haunted house in the world sits on an isolated stretch of land that's 50 miles outside of San Francisco. Built by Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester fortune, it stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds of rooms. To an outsider, it looks like a monstrous monument to a disturbed woman's madness. But Sarah's actually building a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful ghosts -- and the most terrifying among them have a score to settle with the Winchesters.

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Friday April 27th

Magic Lantern Films Birthday Party

Miller's Crosing

7:00 pm

When the Italian Mafia threatens to kill a crooked bookie (John Turturro), Irish mob boss Leo O'Bannon (Albert Finney) refuses to allow it, chiefly because he's dating the bookie's sister, crafty gun moll Verna Bernbaum (Marcia Gay Harden). Leo's right-hand man, Tom Reagan (Gabriel Byrne), is also seeing Verna on the sly, and when he's found out is obliged to switch sides, going to work for the Italian mob amidst a dramatically escalating gang war over liquor distribution.

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The Big Lebowski

10:00 pm

Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski who insists on being called "the Dude," a laid-back, easygoing burnout who happens to have the same name as a millionaire whose wife owes a lot of dangerous people a whole bunch of money - resulting in the Dude having his rug soiled, sending him spiraling into the Los Angeles underworld.

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Friday May 4th and Monday May 7th

Double Lover

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

ChloƩ, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity.

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Friday May 11th

7pm to 7am

Lord of the Rings Marathon

The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three high fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson. They are based on the novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien.

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Monday May 14th

Class Choice

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Friday May 18th and Monday May 21st

Thoroughbreds

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished upper-class teenager who has a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume. Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude but all in the process of becoming a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair eventually bond and hatch a plan to solve both of their problems.

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Friday June 1st and Monday June 4th

The Isle of Dogs

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.

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Friday June 8th

Love, Simon

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing.

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About Magic Lantern Films

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Magic Lantern Films takes its name from the old Magic Lantern Theater, now called the Isla Vista Theater. In the 1970s, the Magic Lantern was an art house that screened classic, independent, and foreign films. The new Magic Lantern picks up where the old one left off by screening critically acclaimed films as well as cult classics. The diverse selection of films will appeal to a variety of audience tastes. According to the film distributors Swank and Criterion who specialize in college markets, Magic Lantern Films is the most successful film program of its kind in California. Films screen on Friday and Monday nights, with two showings at 7 and 10pm, for just $4!