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    Black Widow
    Friday October 22 and Monday October 25
    7pm
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    The Vast of Night
    Friday October 1st
    10pm
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    Godzilla vs Kong
    Friday October 8th and Monday October 11th
    7pm
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    The Host
    Friday October 8th and Monday October 11th
    10pm
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    The Green Knight
    Friday October 15th and Monday October 18th
    7pm
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
    Friday October 15th and Monday October 18th
    10pm
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All Shows:

$5

IV Theater

7pm and 10pm (unless otherwise noted)

Fall 2021

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Friday October 1st

The Vast of Night

10:00 pm

Set in the 1950s, The Vast of Night explores the adventures of a switchboard operator and radio DJ after they discover a strange frequency that could change their future forever!

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Friday October 8th and Monday October 11th

Godzilla vs Kong

7:00 pm

Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home. Along for the ride is Jia, an orphaned girl who has a unique and powerful bond with the mighty beast. However, they soon find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla as he cuts a swath of destruction across the globe. The initial confrontation between the two titans -- instigated by unseen forces -- is only the beginning of the mystery that lies deep within the core of the planet.

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Friday October 8th and Monday October 11th

The Host

10:00 pm

Earth has been colonized by the Souls, an alien race that wipes out the minds of humans and turns their bodies into hosts for interstellar travelers. Most of mankind has been eradicated, but some, like Melanie (Saoirse Ronan) and her family, have survived and are hiding. Melanie is captured by a Seeker and has a Soul named Wanderer implanted in her body, but she refuses to relinquish control. When Wanderer betrays her people to save Melanie, the Seeker sets out in relentless pursuit.

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Friday October 15th and Monday October 18th

The Green Knight

7:00 pm

King Arthur's headstrong nephew embarks on a daring quest to confront the Green Knight, a mysterious giant who appears at Camelot. Risking his head, he sets off on an epic adventure to prove himself before his family and court.

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Friday October 15th and Monday October 18th

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

10:00 pm

A comedic send-up of the grim circumstances of the Middle Ages as told through the story of King Arthur and framed by a modern-day murder investigation. When the mythical king of the Britons leads his knights on a quest for the Holy Grail, they face a wide array of horrors, including a persistent Black Knight, a three-headed giant, a cadre of shrubbery-challenged knights, the perilous Castle Anthrax, a killer rabbit, a house of virgins, and a handful of rude Frenchmen.

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Friday October 22nd and Monday October 25th

Black Widow

7:00 pm

Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy, and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

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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 $5!