Posts Categorized: Zinema 2

Opening August 1st: Venus in Fur

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Based on the Tony Award-winning play by David Ives, VENUS IN FUR is the latest film from master filmmaker Roman Polanski. Alone in a Paris theater after a long day of auditioning actresses for his new play, writer-director Thomas (Mathieu Amalric) complains that no actress he’s seen has what it takes to play the lead… Read more »

Opening August 8th: I Origins

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I ORIGINS, the second feature film from writer and director Mike Cahill, tells the story of Dr. Ian Gray (Michael Pitt), a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman (Astrid Bergès-Frisbey) who slips away from him. As his… Read more »

August 6th & 9th: Monty Python Live (Mostly)

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All five of the living Pythons perform on stage together for the first time in 30 years to redo classic sketches in their last show ever. Two screenings: Wednesday August 6th at 7:00 pm, and Saturday August 9th at 12:00 pm. Tickets are $15. Click here to get yours! Tweet

Life Itself

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Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producer Martin Scorsese present LIFE ITSELF, a documentary that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert – a story that is by turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent. Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, LIFE ITSELF… Read more »

Wish I Was Here

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WISH I WAS HERE is the story of Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father, and husband, who at 35 is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life. He winds up trying to home school his two children when his father can no longer afford to pay for private education and the… Read more »

The Fault in Our Stars

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Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them – and us – on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. THE FAULT IN OUR… Read more »


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18-year old Anna (stunning newcomer Agata Trzebuchowska), a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Naïve, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her aunt Wanda (Agata Kulesza), a worldly and cynical Communist Party insider, who shocks… Read more »

The Grand Seduction

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A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor’s time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray… Read more »

July 28th @ 7:00pm: Brandon Semenuk’s Rad Company

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                              Brandon Semenuk’s RAD COMPANY pushes the limits of freeride mountain biking and showcases the skills and passion that make him one of the most versatile and explosive riders on the planet. Brandon handpicked the crew of riders for this film… Read more »

August 7th @ 4pm & 7pm: Sprout Film Festival

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Arc Northland is bringing the third annual Sprout Touring Film Festival (SFF) to Duluth, MN from New York City, NY. The event will take place on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the  Zinema Theater, downtown Duluth, MN (222 East Superior Street) and will include a local PSAs created by Toby Thomas Churchill. The Sprout Film Festival ( includes independent… Read more »

August 11th @ 8:00pm: The Found Footage Festival, Vol. 7

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                                      Sponsored by DTCU, Sheraton Hotel Duluth, and the Duluth Superior Film Festival, The Found Footage Festival is a one-of-a-kind event showcasing videos found at garage sales, thrift stores, warehouses, and dumpsters throughout North America. Curators Joe… Read more »

August 28th @ 7:00pm: Fagbug Nation

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“Fagbug Nation” takes you behind the wheel of what it’s like to drive the once vandalized, now famous “Fagbug.” With six years of touring under her belt, director Erin Davies has her mind set on getting her car to all 50 states, Hawaii and Alaska being the final two. To pull this off, Erin went… 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 »