Heights Theater

The Twin Cities classic cinema experience

Established 1926

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IN GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR: 100 YEARS OF LUXURIANT CINEMA!

"GONE WITH THE WIND"

May 3, 2015, 2 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION

Our year long celebration of Technicolor's 100th anniversary commences with the film that is still considered the bench mark of epic cinema! This may be one of the last times you will ever see GWTW projected on 35mm film so you will not want to miss this special screening!

35mm print courtesy Warner Bros.


RETURNS FRIDAY MAY 1

"THE WOMAN IN GOLD"

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Digital Cinema Presentation.

Oscar winner Helen Mirren stars as Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, who takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork that was stolen by the Nazi's during WWII which she believes rightfully belongs to her family.

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"NEWSAPALOOZA II: TAPES STRIKE BACK, ANOTHER EVENING OF HISTORY AND HUMOR"

May 7, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
ALL SEATS $15.00

DIGITAL PRESENTATION

"Newsapaloosa II: Tapes Strike Back, Another Evening of History and Humor. Join TCMediaNow's Tom Oszman and Jack Stahlmann along with a panel of local media experts (including Stan Turner, TD Mieschke, Ron Rosenbaum, Brian Lambert, Kevyn Burger, Nancy Nelson and more..) for an evening of local history and culture through 50 years of video and film from the TCMediaNow archives.

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Proceeds benefit TCMediaNow a 501c3 dedicated to preserving Twin Cities media and culture.


THE MINNEAPOLIS HITCHCOCK FILM FESTIVAL

"VERTIGO" IN 70MM

May 14, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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70MM PRESENTATION

Soon after his early retirement, Scottie Ferguson (Stewart) is hired by a former college acquaintance to investigate the strange behavior of his wife, Madeleine (Novak). Widely regarded as one of the greatest films ever made, this masterpiece of identity and obsession is even more engrossing in a lush 70mm presentation. Presented by the Trylon Microcinema and The Heights Theater. 70mm print courtesy Universal Pictures.


KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON: WWII FILMS FROM THE HOME FRONT

"SABOTEUR"

May 21, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION

Hitchcock's "innocent man accused" theme served well the purpose of warning complacent Americans about the Nazi threat in America. Cummings is on the run as a man falsely accused of burning an aircraft factory.

Presented by The Heights Theater and The Trylon Microcinema. 35mm print courtesy Universal Pictures.


IN GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR: 100 YEARS OF LUXURIANT CINEMA!

'THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINE"

May 26, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION.

This poetic tale of two sheltered mountain families stars the very young Henry Fonda and Fred MacMurray, playing two men, caught in a Hatfield-McCoy style feud, who fall in love with the same woman, played by the wonderful Sylvia Sidney. Filled with breathtaking Technicolor photography, this poignant film is one you will not soon forget! Trail of the Lonesome Pine was the second full length feature shot in the new three strip Technicolor process and the first to be filmed outdoors on location in California's sprawling San Bernardino Mountains.

To be screened with the 1934 Technicolor short film "SERVICE WITH A SMILE".

Trail of the Lonesome Pine 35mm print courtesy Universal Pictures. Service With A Smile 35mm print courtesy Library of Congress.


KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON: WWII FILMS FROM THE HOME FRONT

"MRS. MINIVER"

May 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION

This simple tale of the eponymous housewife who sees her modest life upended by World War II took Britain, and America, by storm. Winner of six Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actress for Garson

Presented by The Heights Theater and The Trylon Microcinema. 35mm print courtesy Warner Bros.


KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON: WWII FILMS FROM THE HOME FRONT

"THE MORE THE MERRIER"

June 4, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION

This surprisingly touching comedy about the housing crisis in Washington, D.C. throws two young lovers--McCrea and Arthur--together. Perfectly capturing the mad chaos that was the home front in America, The More the Merrier is an underrated classic.

Presented by The Heights Theater and The Trylon Microcinema. 35mm print courtesy Sony Pictures.


KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON: WWII FILMS FROM THE HOME FRONT

IN GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR: 100 YEARS OF LUXURIANT CINEMA SCREENING!

"ANCHORS AWEIGH"

June 11, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION

Sailors on leave in Los Angeles hope to find love and laughs before facing the Pacific War. This effervescent musical was the perfect tonic to a country fatigued by four years of battle.

Presented by The Heights Theater and The Trylon Microcinema. 35mm print courtesy Warner Bros.


IN GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR: 100 YEARS OF LUXURIANT CINEMA!

"SUMMER STOCK"

June 16, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION.

When Abigail (Gloria DeHaven), an actress from New York, arrives at her sister, Jane's (Judy Garland), farm with an acting troupe keen on finding the perfect barn to stage their summer show, hilarity, romance, and--since one of the actors is played by Gene Kelly--dancing ensues! Garland's final film for MGM contains lots of Comedy, dancing and the show-stopping GET HAPPY number, and the gorgeous Technicolor only makes it feel even more otherworldly!

35mm print courtesy Warner Bros.


KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON: WWII FILMS FROM THE HOME FRONT

"THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES"

June 18, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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NEW RESTORATION! DIGITAL CINEMA PRESENTATION

Simply put, a masterpiece, and one that perfectly captures the struggles of returning veterans. With Gregg Toland's moody deep-focus cinematography, Wyler crafted a story of three returning soldiers wrestling with their inner war and society's expectations. Don't miss this rare screening of perhaps the greatest film to emerge from World War II.

Presented by The Heights Theater and The Trylon Microcinema. DCP courtesy Park Circus / The Samuel Goldwyn Trust.


CHHS CLASS OF 1965 50TH REUNION EVENT

"WRONGFULLY ACCUSED"

June 27, 2015, 1 p.m.
ALL SEATS $5.00

DIGITAL PRESENTATION

Columbia Heights native, Pat Proft wrote, produced and directed this 1998 comedy adventure about a fugitive on the run. Local references abound. Proft will say a few words before and after. An official Columbia Heights Jamboree event, this showing is sponsored by the 50th Reunion of the CHHS Class of 1965. All proceeds go to Columbia Heights High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation.


IN GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR: 100 YEARS OF LUXURIANT CINEMA!

"MEN WITH WINGS"

June 30, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION.

Intended by Wellman to be a follow up to his massive silent (and monochrome) hit WINGS, this rousing adventure film about the dawn of flight features some of the most daring aerial stuntwork in cinema history! Pals Pat Falconer (Fred MacMurray) and Scott Barnes (Ray Milland) share a passion for flight... and for beautiful Peggy Ransom (Louis Campbell). But when World War I arrives, and with it the dawn of aviation warfare, everyone's lives will change. One of the very first movies to utilize the Technicolor three-strip process, Men With Wings is a jaw-dropping masterpiece of color and action!

35mm print courtesy Universal Pictures.


IN GLORIOUS TECHNICOLOR: 100 YEARS OF LUXURIANT CINEMA!

"THE AFRICAN QUEEN"

July 14, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
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35MM PRESENTATION.

One of the most beloved films of all time, The African Queen boasts eye-popping Technicolor to augment this rousing adventure. When World War I breaks out, British missionary Rose (Katherine Hepburn) must rely on rough-and-tumble boat captain Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart, who won an Oscar for this role) to bring her to safety... and blow up a German gunboat!

35mm print courtesy Paramount Pictures.