Posts Categorized: Zinema 2

May 6: Explorers Club: Mistaken for Strangers

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Hailed by Michael Moore as “one of the best documentaries about a band that I’ve ever seen” and by Pitchfork as “the funniest, most meta music movie since SPINAL TAP,” MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS is a truly hilarious and touching film about two brothers, Matt and Tom Berninger. Matt, the lead singer of the critically acclaimed… Read more »

May 18: Art House of God: The Flowers of St. Francis

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One Sunday a month we will screen one of our favorite films dealing with religion or spirituality, sometimes literal, sometimes more metaphorical. Following the film we will have a discussion led by Pastor Lawrence Lee featuring a guest religious leader/thinker and participation from the audience. People of all beliefs, even non-believers, are welcome as the series… Read more »

May 21: Date Night: Back to the Future

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Once a month we offer you a night out – Dinner at 7:30 paired with a classic film at 9:00.  Dinner & the film are $20/person and you can make reservations by contacting Sara at 218-336-1411 -or- A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his… Read more »

Opening May 2: Finding Vivian Maier

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Who is Vivian Maier? Now considered one of the 20th century’s greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Since buying her work by chance at auction, amateur historian John Maloof has crusaded to put this prolific photographer in the history books…. Read more »

Opening May 16: God’s Pocket

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GOD’S POCKET centers on a small-town man (Philip Seymour Hoffman) who tries to hide the fact he’s responsible for the death of his stepson at a construction site. As the lies mount, he finds himself in much deeper trouble than he ever imagined. Co-starring John Turturro, Christina Hendricks, and Richard Jenkins. Tweet

Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1

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Lars von Trier’s NYMPHOMANIAC: VOLUME I is the story of Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac who is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor, Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood. Tweet

The Grand Budapest Hotel

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THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all… Read more »

Saturdays through May 3: A(rt) M(ovies) w/ The Duluth Art Institute

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It has become a tradition at the DAI and Zinema 2 to spend the depths of winter with a Saturday-morning-art-learning series. This year we’ll be featuring stand-alone art documentaries and art movies. April 5 Crumb April 12 Rivers & Tides April 19 The Artist Is Present April 26 Roadsworth May 3 Everybody Street Tweet

The Unknown Known

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Morris’ film THE UNKNOWN KNOWN is a gripping exploration of the career and philosophy of former U.S Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Using declassified memos, Morris guides Rumsfeld through a discussion of his controversial career as a high-level executive under four different Republican presidents. Such absorbing topics as Vietnam, the Cold War, Desert Storm and… Read more »

Apr 16: Date Night: Umbrellas of Cherbourg

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Once a month we offer you a night out – Dinner at 7:30 paired with a classic film at 9:00.  Dinner & the film are $20/person and you can make reservations by contacting Sara at 218-336-1411 -or- A brand new restoration of the gloriously beautiful film! Jacques Demy’s 1964 masterpiece is a pop-art opera,… Read more »

Opening Apr 18: Under the Skin

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Scarlett Johansson plays an alien on Earth, disguised as the perfect aesthetic form of a mesmerizing woman. She scours remote highways and desolate scenery looking to use her greatest weapon to snare human prey — her voracious sexuality. She is deadly efficient, but over time becomes drawn to and changed by the complexity of life… Read more »

Apr 25 & 26: Metropolis with live score by Fugitive

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For two shows only we will be presenting the newest restoration of Fritz Lang’s classic silent film Metropolis with a brand new live score written and performed by Fugitive. Fugitive is an electronic duo out of Minneapolis featuring Nona Invie of Dark Dark Dark and Anonymous Choir. Metropolis tells the story of a futuristic city sharply… Read more »

Opening May 2: Blue Ruin

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BLUE RUIN is a classic American revenge story that recently won the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at the Cannes Film Festival where it screened in the Directors’ Fortnight. The film follows a mysterious outsider whose quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance…. Read more »

What is the Explorers Club?

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The Explorers Club is a weekly film series presented every Tuesday night at 7 PM by Zinema 2 in collaboration with The Duluth Superior Film Festival. The series is dedicated to the presentation of specialty films that will challenge, inspire and provoke the audience. It is our goal to screen a mixture of Classic films with… Read more »