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Backbone Campaign brings the new documentary “Tickling Giants” to Vashon Theatre, Tuesday, June 27 at 6 pm. Dubbed “The Egyptian Jon Stewart,” heart surgeon turned comedian Bassem Youssef creates – in the midst of the Egyptian Arab Spring - a satirical program poking fun of politics, religion and media.

Writer / Director Robin Swicord (Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Memoirs of a Geisha, Matilda) has graciously offered to let us screen her new film “Wakefield” before its LA and NY premieres on May 19th. 100% of the proceeds will go to Vashon Community Care! Robin will do a Q&A after the show.

Zero Waste Vashon is celebrating Earth Day on the GreenTech movie night Tuesday, April 18th at the Vashon Theater.  Starting at 6 pm, we are showing the documentary Trashed. Some of us don’t think twice once the garbage is out of the house, but your neighbors in ZWV are working to reform the current model creating garbage.  Like our local efforts, this movie tracks trash deposits and efforts to reduce waste.

“Mr. Gaga”, a spirited documentary feature film about ground-breaking choreographer Ohad Naharin,  will be presented by Vashon Film Society for April’s Art Film Series at the Vashon Theatre.

This documentary film tells the story of Earth’s source of fertility.  The fate of humans has always been linked to dirt, our planet’s skin. Soil is alive, teeming with organisms typically so tiny we ignore them.  Stories from around the world show how we can re-connect in a beneficial relationship to our soil.

Occasionally, a woman takes up a movie camera. Occasionally, she turns her lens to capturing her own life, or the life of friends, or the lives of women we don’t often get to see.  Such are the films in LunaFest, a festival of short films by, for, about women, coming to Vashon Tuesday, February 7th at Vashon Theater as a fund-raiser for the Vashon Resettlement Committee.

Woman’s Way Red Lodge brings the documentary film “Embrace” to the Vashon Theatre, Tuesday, January 17th at 6 pm, followed by a post-film discussion.

For a limited time only, National Theatre Live’s Encore Series brings a selection of award-winning British theatre productions to the Vashon Theatre.

Audiences across the globe will be able to enjoy these outstanding performances with the Bolshoi principals, soloists and corps de ballet, in cinemas only.

For a limited time only, National Theatre Live’s Encore Series brings a selection of award-winning British theatre productions to the Vashon Theatre.

Paris, the Louvre Museum. A spring morning. Under the watchful gaze of our 4K cameras Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting “La Belle FerronieĚre” is removed from the wall, packed and sent by plane to Milan where, on the occasion of EXPO 2015, the most important cultural event of the year will be inaugurated: “Leonardo 1452- 1519”, one of the most decisive exhibitions ever to be held on Leonardo.

For a limited time only, National Theatre Live’s Encore Series brings a selection of award-winning British theatre productions to the Vashon Theatre.

“Our Stories, Our Voices,” is part of the Old Lesbian Oral History Project (OLOHP) produced by the Women of Puget Sound Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (PSOLOC).  The film is designed to develop a cost- effective outreach to better the lives of older lesbians, particularly those who are isolated, invisible and vulnerable.

Tuesday, September 13th at 6 PM Vashon Maury Island Audubon Society will show the Vashon premier screecning of Sonic Sea at Vashon Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
 

Vashon Film Society wraps up summer with a celluloid bow and presents its tenth annual Outdoor Movie Night at the historic Vashon Theatre on Saturday, August 27. 

Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind.

From the opening shot of Krisha, this month’s First Friday Art Film offering from the Vashon Film Society, the viewer gets the feeling of being dragged by a locomotive that’s about to go off the tracks.

Vashon Film Society presents Academy Award nominated “Anomalisa,” a quirky animated tale from the fertile imagination of writer-director Charlie Kaufman, on Friday, April 1 at 9:30 pm at the Vashon Theatre.

The Vashon Land Trust will present a free showing of the movie “Return of the River” the story of the Elwha River dam removal and habitat restoration near Port Angeles, Washington. The movie will play at the Vashon Theater on March 22nd from 5:30 – 8:00 PM

The Vashon DoVE Project and Woman’s Way Red Lodge bring the film “The Hunting Ground” to Vashon Theatre, Tuesday, October 20, 5:30 PM.  Following the screening will be a panel discussion.

Vashon Film Society presents “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” a bracing documentary about the rise of the women’s movement in the mid-sixties into the seventies, on Friday, October 2.

Have you been longing to watch films that are more like short stories than like novels? Are you fascinated by the homemade high quality video production made possible by recent technology developments? The Sixty Second Film Festival is for you.

Limited Partnership uncovers the often untold history of the activism that has led us to a historical point, as the Supreme Court imminently is set to rule on same-sex marriage. The film chronicles the 40-year love story between Filipino American Richard Adams and his Australian husband.

Please join us in this fundraising event for Rj’s Kids. Prior to the start of the movie Alex Echevarria, a East Asian scholar and black belt Kenpo Master, will speak about the history of China’s most popular and ancient story of the Monkey King. Funds raised from this event will sponsor a co-operative and interactive community dinner.