Upcoming Events

Nuclear Japan: Japanese Cinema before and after Fukushima

The  "Nuclear Japan" series will screen three recent Japanese films made before and after Fukushima. With the growth of digital technologies for media coverage, people are now more accessible to a torrent of spectacular images captured on the sites of destruction.

Indvidual Tickets: Community - $10, Students - $5


Guest: Margherita Long (UCR, Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

Ashes to Honey

Guest: Ann-elise Lewallen (UCSB, East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies)
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

Future of the Past: The Way We Were

Thursday, April 17th at 7PM

Screen legends Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford make movie magic as the captivating star-crossed lovers, Hubbell Gardiner and Katie Morosky. We are excited to have the restored version on DCP (Digital Projection).

There will be an introduction and Q&A with Grover Crisp, SVP Asset Management, Film Restoration & Digital Mastering at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Tickets- Community - $10, Students - $5

Script to Screen presents: 30th Anniversary of Footloose

Thursday, April 24th at 7PM

A city teenager, Kevin Bacon, moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Please join us in celebrating this classic film with a post-screening Q&A with screenwriter Dean Pitchford. He received an Oscar nomination for "Footloose" for Best Original Song and is an Oscar winner for Best Original Song, "Fame." Dress up in your most righteous 80's clothing for a chance to win a prize!

Tickets - Community - $10, Students - $5

Winter in the Blood

Thursday, May 1st at 730PM

Based on the novel by James Welch, the film has a travelogue-type format about a man in the Montana Hi-Line area around the Canadian border on his own odyssey.

We are honored to have a post screening Q&A with Directors Alex Smith and Andrew J. Smith.

Tickets - Community - $10, Students - $5

Brave Miss world

Thursday, May 15th - 7PM

Miss Israel Linor Abargil was abducted, stabbed, and raped in Milan, Italy, at age 18. She had to represent her country in the Miss World competition only six weeks later. When to her shock she was crowned the winner, she vowed to do something about to combat one of the worlds most underreported and traumatic crimes. The film follows her from the rape, to her crowning and through her crusade to fight for justice and break the silence.

Post-screening Q&A with director Cecilia Peck.

Free Admission

Reservation required to guarantee seat

Endless Summer- 50th Anniversary

Wednesday, May 21st at 7PM

Released in 1964, The Endless Summer was Bruce Brown’s most successful surf film, playing to sold-out theaters in the United States. Audiences were so encouraging that Brown became convinced that this was a movie that even non-surfers could enjoy.

Tickets- Community - $10, Students - $5


2014 GreenScreen Student Film Premiere

Thursday, June 12th - 7PM

Join us for the premiere screening of the 2014 GreenScreen Student environmental films. An exhibition of five student films that will cultivate your eco-conciousness. Sponsored by the Carsey-Wolf Center's Environmental Media Initiative, Department of Film and Media Studies, and UCSB Associated Students Coastal Fund.

Tickets will be released on Tuesday, May 27th