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MAY 11-17

Jan 5: An evening with Writer, Director, and Actor Robert Walden

TICKETS HERE for a special evening with Writer, Director and Actor Robert Walden on January 5, 2012 at the Argenta Community Theater.  Walden will show clips and discuss his more than 40 year career in Television and film, from his three time Emmy nominated role on Lou Grant to his current starring role in the TVLAND series Happily Divorced. Walden has acted alongside many of the greats like Robert DeNiro, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Redford. He has worked with directors like Woody Allen and Roger Corman. A teacher of Drama at the New School in NYC, Walden will also discuss directing actors for film and television. Robert Waldens FULL BIO...

Dec 7: Argenta Film Series "Kassim the Dream"

TICKETS HERE Official Selection at the Tribeca film festival and Grand Prize winner at SilverDocs, Kassim the Dream tells the story of World Champion Boxer, Kassim “The Dream” Ouma – born in Uganda, kidnapped by the rebel army and trained to be a child soldier at the age of 6. When the rebels took over the government, Kassim became an army soldier who was forced to commit many horrific atrocities, making him both a victim and perpetrator. He soon discovered the army’s boxing team and realized the sport was his ticket to freedom. After 12 years of warfare, Kassim defected from Africa and arrived in the United States. Homeless and culture shocked, he quickly rose through the boxing ranks and became Junior Middleweight Champion of the World. As Kassim trains for his next world title fight against Jermain Taylor in Little Rock Arkansas, keeping his demons out of the ring becomes increasingly difficult. His desires to reunite with family in Uganda intensify when Kassim’s only hope for a safe return is a military pardon from the president and government responsible for his abduction. Director Kief Davidson and Kassim “The Dream” Ouma will appear following the...

November 9: Bellflower with Director Evan Glodell

TICKETS HERE Offical Selection at the Sundance and SXSW film festivals, Bellflower follows two friends who spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur. The New Yorker says Bellflower is “intense and beautiful. Blasts open a a new dimension in the cinematic imagination.” Rolling Stone says “Evan Glodell’s explosive debut feature is a thing of toxic beauty. Bellflower is one hot ride.” Director Evan Glodell will be in...