Pedestrian Drive-In

One-of-a-kind cinematic event under the starry skies.

PEDESTRIAN DRIVE-IN

FREE!

Enjoy movies outdoors in the Spiegelgarden! Grab a drink, a snack from a food truck, and experience a one-of-a-kind movie event: classic cult movies on the big screen with personalized audio via our Silent Disco headphones. Seating is first-come, first-served.

Please note: headphone use with deposit of your license/ID (to be returned upon exit).

Wednesday, Sept 12:  7:30pm

Black Panther

(PG-13, 2018, Ryan Coogler, 135 mins.) A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world. Now, he must face a dissident who wants to sell the country’s natural resources to fund an uprising. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman.


Thursday, Sept 13:  7:30pm

Phantom Thread

(R, 2017, Paul Thomas Anderson, 130 mins.) Academy Award Best Picture Nominee. Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who becomes his muse and lover.Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps, Lesley Manville.  Daniel Day-Lewis has declared this to be his final film.


Friday, Sept 14:  7:30pm

The English Patient

(R, 1996, Anthony Minghella, 169 mins.) An injured World War II cartographer reveals his tragic love affair to his nurse in this Best Picture Oscar winner.The book by Michael Ondaatje, on which the film is based, recently won the Golden Man Booker Prize as it was voted the favorite Man Booker Award Winner in the last 50 years. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Firth.


Saturday, Sept 15:  7:00pm

Coco  

(PG, 2017, Lee Unkrich, 109 mins.) Winner of the 2017 Oscar for Best Animated Feature.A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.Starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, and Renee Victor.

Saturday, Sept 15:  9:00pm

Gaslight

(NR, 1944, George Cukor, 114 mins.)A newlywed (Ingrid Bergman) is slowly driven to the brink of madness by her deceptively charming husband (Charles Boyer) at their Victorian mansion in London.Ingrid Bergman won the Oscar for Best Actress.Starring Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotten, May Whitty, Angela Lansbury.


Sunday, Sept 16:  7:00pm

Star Wars:  The Last Jedi

(PG-13, 2017, Rian Johnson, 152 mins.) Rey learns the ways of the Force from Luke Skywalker, and develops a telepathic bond with Kylo Ren, who is struggling to master the Dark Side. Meanwhile, Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn goes on a risky mission behind enemy lines.Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega.


Monday, Sept 17:  7:30pm

Sensitivity Training

(NR, 2016, Melissa Finell, 87 mins.)  Rude, crude, and unapologetic, microbiologist Dr. Serena Wolfe (Anna Lise Phillips) is great with pathogenic bacteria, but her interactions with fellow humans are strained at best. Serena can’t drive her car or go to the movies without getting into a conflict. Her colleagues avoid her, her lab assistants are terrified of her, and she eats dinner alone every night standing over her kitchen sink. After crossing a line with a colleague, Serena is forced to undergo an attitude adjustment courtesy of perpetually perky sensitivity coach Caroline (Jill Alexander). Determined to make Serena an acceptable human being, Caroline and her sunny disposition represent everything Serena hates, and her brand of sensitivity training is extremely invasive. With Caroline shadowing Serena’s every move, they develop an unexpected bond, each challenging the other’s defenses.
 
SENSITIVITY TRAINING is the celebrated first feature film by writer/director Melissa Finell, whose script won an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Production Grant and a Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award. It debuts following an extensive festival run including world premiering at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival, where it was named a “Can’t Miss” film by The Hollywood Reporter.

Presented by ImageOut: The Rochester LGBT Film Festival.


Tuesday, Sept 18:  7:30pm – ASL Film Night

Baby Driver

(R, 2017, Edgar Wright, 113 mins) A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams (Lily James), Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss, he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom. Starring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Bernthal, and RIT/NTID alumnus CJ Jones. 

Closed Captioned.


Thursday, Sept 20: 7:30pm

Like Water for Chocolate

(R, 1992, Alfonso Arau, 114 mins) Ground-breaking Mexican film that became the highest grossing Spanish language in the U.S. at the time. When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.  Starring Lumi Cavazos, Marco Leonardi, Mario Iván Martínez, Regina Torné, and Ada Carrasco. 

Spanish with English subtitles.


Friday, Sept 21:  7:00pm

Raiders of the Lost Ark

(PG, 1981, Steven Spielberg, 115 mins.)  Mega-hit about intrepid archaeologist Indiana Jones, who in 1936 is sent on a mission to locate the elusive Ark of the Covenant. The storied treasure is said to make those who possess it invincible, and the U.S. Government wants Jones to find it.  Starring Harrison Ford and Karen Allen.

Friday, Sept 21:  9:00pm

Get Out

(R, 2017, Jordan Peele, 103 mins.) Winner of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (Jordan Peele).Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined. Starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams.


Saturday, Sept 22:  7:00pm

The Goonies

(PG, 1985, Richard Donner, 111 mins.) Classic coming-of-age story. In to save their homes from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out on a daring mission to find a pirate’s ancient valuable treasure.Starring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Jonathan Ke Quan.

Saturday, Sept 22:  9:00pm

Lady Bird

(R, 2017, Greta Gerwig, 93 mins.) Winner of the Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) and Best Actress (Musical or Comedy). An eccentric teenager clashes with her mother over her plans for the future.  Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, and Tracy Letts.


The Theatre Bar will be open every night for the duration of Pedestrian Drive-In for your libations with movie pleasure.

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