At 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13th, The Cinema, Inc. will kick off its milestone 50th season with an encore screening of Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, the very first feature film shown by the Raleigh, NC-based nonprofit film society in the fall of 1965. Adapted by Austrian screenwriter Carl Mayer from Hermann Sudermann’s… Continue reading “Sunday Night at the Movies”: The Cinema, Inc.’s 50th Season Features 12 Films for Just $20
The 49th season of The Cinema, Inc. will begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14th, with City Lights, the 1931 romantic comedy starring Charles Chaplin, who doubled as the film’s screenwriter and director. The advent of “Talkies” while Chaplin was completing this silent film forced him to add music (which he wrote himself) and… Continue reading The Cinema, Inc. Offers 12 Classic Films for Just $20
At 7 p.m. March 11th, The Cinema, Inc. will screen a one-of-a-kind backstage documentary, “Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno,” at The Rialto Theatre in Raleigh, NC. This may be the only time you will ever get a chance to see a director self-destruct during the filming of his never-finished magnum opus. In this case, an unlimited budget and a perfectionist temperament proved the undoing of celebrated French film director Henri-Georges Clouzot, who is best known for his classic nail-biters “The Wages of Fear” and “Les Diaboliques.”
The Cinema, Inc. of Raleigh, NC will screen 12 classic films for just $20 — that’s $1.67 each, which is the average movie ticket price for 1971. That makes the 2011-12 season of The Cinema, Inc. the Triangle’s biggest entertainment bargain.