Posts Categorized: Zinema 2

Explorers Club: December 9th: Sur Les Toits

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What exactly occured in French prisons between September 1971 and the end of 1972 ? For the very first time in French history, prison inmates collectively initiated prison revolts that lead to a take over of their prisons, to the occupying of prison roof tops and to the direct communication of their demands to the… Read more »

December 11th @ 7:30: THE ONE WHO WATCHES

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A new musical theater production is in town. In town – but way out there. A small town musical theater production lures local professor Dr. Jesse into the cast.  Dr. Jesse enters a bizarre – and oddly comic – world of darkness and dreams under the guidance of magnetic and mysterious director Jean. Duluth director… Read more »

December 17th @ 7pm: ELF

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Will Ferrell stars as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf by Santa Claus. When the news is finally broken to Buddy that he’s not a real elf, he decides to head back to his place of birth, New York City, in search of his biological family. Tickets are just $10 and… Read more »

Opening December 19th: Whiplash

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Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), an instructor equally known for… Read more »

Explorers Club: December 30th: The Overnighters

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A modern-day Grapes of Wrath, award-winning documentary The Overnighters is an intimate portrait of job-seekers desperately chasing the broken American Dream to the tiny oil boom town of Williston, North Dakota. With the town lacking the infrastructure to house the overflow of migrants, a local pastor starts the controversial “overnighters” program, allowing down-and-out workers a… Read more »

Birdman

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BIRDMAN (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his… Read more »

Rosewater

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Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,” written by Maziar Bahari. The film marks the directorial debut of “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, and stars Gael García Bernal. The film follows Bahari, a broadcast journalist with Canadian citizenship. In… Read more »

December 4th @ 7pm: Among the Wild: The Arrowhead 135

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On January 28, 2013, athletes set out to race the Arrowhead 135 Ultra, traveling 135 miles across the frozen and remote wilderness of northern Minnesota by either bike, ski, or foot. Fully self-supported, athletes were given 60 hours to complete the course and only three checkpoints along the way. The combination of cold, challenging terrain… Read more »

Opening December 5th: The Better Angels

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Indiana, 1817. The entire nation, only 40 years old and a few years removed from a second war of independence, is raw. Men, women, and children alike must battle nature and disease to survive in remote log cabins. This is young Abraham Lincoln’s world. Spanning three years of the future president’s childhood, The Better Angels… Read more »

The Theory of Everything

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Starring Eddie Redmayne (Les Misérables) and Felicity Jones (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years… Read more »

Opening December 5th: Listen Up Philip

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A complex, intimate, and highly idiosyncratic comedy, Listen Up Philip is a literary look at the triumph of reality over the human spirit. Anger rages in Philip (Jason Schwartzman) as he awaits the publication of his sure-to-succeed second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a… 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 »