September 2nd: Explorers Club: The Dog

Posted on August 14, 2014 Now Playing, The Explorers Club

An intimate portrait of the vivacious John Wojtowicz, the inspiration behind Al Pacino’s character in Dog Day Afternoon. Coming of age in the 1960s, John Wojtowicz took pride in being a pervert. His libido was excessive even by the libertine standards of the era, with multiple wives and lovers, both women and men. In August,… Read more »

September 9th: Explorers Club: A Master Builder

Posted on August 14, 2014 Coming Soon, The Explorers Club

The artistic triumvirate of Jonathan Demme, André Gregory, and Wallace Shawn update Henrik Ibsen’s The Master Builder, a modern classic about a successful, egomaniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees, and mistresses – who nonetheless wants to make peace with himself as his life approaches its final act. Working from his… Read more »

September 16th: Explorers Club: God Help the Girl

Posted on August 14, 2014 Coming Soon, The Explorers Club

Eve (Emily Browning, Sucker Punch, Sleeping Beauty) is a catastrophe – low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James, and together they form a pop group. In God Help the Girl, writer/director… Read more »

October 14th: Explorers Club: A Matter of Life & Death

Posted on August 14, 2014 Coming Soon, The Explorers Club

A Matter of Life and Death is a romantic fantasy film by the British writing-directing-producing team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Set in England during the Second World War, and starring David Niven, Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey, and Kim Hunter, the film was originally released in the United States under the title Stairway to Heaven, which derived from the film’s most prominent special effect: a broad escalator linking… Read more »

What is the Explorers Club?

Posted on October 21, 2013 The Explorers Club

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 »