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    Terminator: Dark Fate
    Friday January 24 and Monday January 27
    7 and 10pm
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    Jojo Rabbit
    Friday January 31 and Monday February 3
    7 and 10pm
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    Harriet
    Friday February 7 and Monday February 10
    7 and 10pm
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    Student Choice
    7 and 10pm
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    Rocky Horror Picture Show
    Midnight
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    Ford v Ferrari
    Monday February 17
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    Parasite
    Friday February 21 and Monday February 24
    7 and 10pm
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    Uncut Gems
    Friday February 28 and Monday March 2
    7 and 10pm
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    Frozen II
    Friday March 6 and Monday March 9
    7 and 10pm
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    The Lighthouse
    Friday January 17 and Monday January 20
    7 and 10pm

All Shows:

$4

IV Theater

7pm and 10pm (unless otherwise noted)

Winter 2020

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Friday January 17th and Monday January 20th

The Lighthouse

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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Friday January 24th and Monday January 27th

Terminator: Dark Fate

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

In Mexico City, a newly modified liquid Terminator, the Rev-9 model, arrives from the future to kill a young factory worker named Dani Ramos. Also sent back in time is Grace, a hybrid cyborg human who must protect Ramos from the seemingly indestructible robotic assassin. But the two women soon find some much-needed help from a pair of unexpected allies - seasoned warrior Sarah Connor and the T-800 Terminator.

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Friday January 31st and Monday February 3rd

Jojo Rabbit

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Jojo is a lonely German boy who discovers that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his imaginary friend -- Adolf Hitler -- Jojo must confront his blind nationalism as World War II continues to rage on.

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Friday February 7th and Monday February 10th

Harriet

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves through the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman is told.

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Friday February 14th

Student Choice

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

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Friday February 14th

Rocky Horror Picture Show

12:00 am

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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Monday February 17th

Ford v Ferrari

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British race car driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary vehicle for the Ford Motor Co. Together, they plan to compete against the race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

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Friday February 21st and Monday February 24th

Parasite

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.

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Friday February 28th and Monday March 2nd

Uncut Gems

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

A charismatic jeweller makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.

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Friday March 6th and Monday March 9th

Frozen II

7:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Elsa the Snow Queen has an extraordinary gift -- the power to create ice and snow. But no matter how happy she is to be surrounded by the people of Arendelle, Elsa finds herself strangely unsettled. After hearing a mysterious voice call out to her, Elsa travels to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond her kingdom -- an adventure that soon turns into a journey of self-discovery.

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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!