In the town of Merced, CA, a commune of activist nuns run an illegal cannabis farm. They use it to make medicine for everything from epilepsy to cancer, fighting against the authorities, the sheriff and local cartels. This is the story of Sister Kate, the Weed-Growing Nun.
Budding genius Aoyama is only in the 4th grade, but already lives his life like a scientist. When penguins start appearing in his sleepy suburb hundreds of miles from the sea, Aoyama vows to solve the mystery. When he finds the source of the penguins is a woman from his dentist’s office, they team up for an unforgettable summer adventure!
The Jean Cocteau Cinema is proud to support the NMSA Parent Association! Come help us raise funds that support otherwise unfunded educational activities and events at NMSA. We will be showing “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”, starring Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner. (1952)
Showing on Tuesday April 23 2019 7:00 PM (114 Minutes)
Following both screenings, a very special audience Q&A will take place with Producer/Director/Writer Douglass M. Stewart, Jr. and one of the film’s Co-Producers, Melvin Schuetz who is also a Bonestell historian and author of “A Chesley Bonestell Space Art Chronology.” Mr. Schuetz, along with renowned space artist and author of more than fifty books about art, science and space, co-producer Ron Miller, collaborated with Frederick C. Durant III to produce the Hugo Award-winning book, “The Art of Chesley Bonestell.”
The Jean Cocteau Cinema will also be featuring an impressive mini-exhibition of Mr. Miller’s space art in their lobby/gallery area for both screening events.
‘Service Industry Saturday’ Monday April 29th, Wayward Comedy presents standup headlined by Albuquerque’s own Joel Bryant. Discounts offered for our folks in the service industry. Featuring some of the funniest local talent! This show is put on in collaboration with Sick Son Production and Wayward Comedy.
**For Service Industry workers please purchase tickets at box office to redeem your discount.**
Showing on Monday April 29 2019 8:00 PM (90 Minutes)
The Era of Megafires is a 60-minute multi-media presentation that combines the research of Dr. Paul Hessburg (Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Forest Service) with the visual storytelling of award-winning film company, North 40 Productions. It’s presented in the form of fast-moving, short, topic-based talks interspersed with compelling video vignettes and animations.
The movie will be followed by a panel discussion with local experts to talk about the risk of wildfire here in Santa Fe, the impacts fire could have and what the Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition partners are doing to prepare.
Porfirio Chavarria, Wildland Urban Interface Specialist with City of Santa Fe Fire Department
Jens Stevens, Fire ecologist and researcher with USGS. More panelists TBD
Please visit www.santafefireshed.org for more information.
Showing on Wednesday May 1 2019 6:00 PM (120 Minutes)
The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones. With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally bestselling author George R. R. Martin, this is the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.
Graphic Novel signed by Raya Golden and George R. R. Martin
Law & Order meets Men in Black in this graphic novel adaptation of an unproduced TV pilot script by the author of A Game of Thrones—a never-before-seen story brought to life for the first time!
Based on a TV pilot script written by George R. R. Martin in 1994 and adapted and illustrated by Hugo Award–nominated artist Raya Golden, this bold and brilliant graphic novel adaptation at last brings Martin’s singular vision to rollicking life. With all the intrigue, ingenuity, and atmosphere that made A Game of Thrones a worldwide phenomenon, Starport launches a new chapter in the career of a sci-fi/fantasy superstar.
Bloat, the boy-governor of the Rox, wanted to make Ellis island a safe haven for Jokers, and made a choice to recruit the Jumpers, supertowned teens outcasts who could steal a man’s body in the blink of an eye. But under the leadership of Dr. Tachyon’s psychotic grandson, the Jumpers grow more vicious and uncontrollable every day, becoming the greatest threat the Wild Cards have ever faced….
Edited by George R. R. Martin, Jokertown Shuffle features the writing talents of Walton Simons, Chris Claremont, Lewis Shiner, William F. Wu, Victor Milan, Stephen Leigh, Melinda M. Snodgrass, and John Jos. Miller, along with previously unpublished stories from Carrie Vaughn and Cherie Priest.
*All pre-orders will be shipped out on the release date of April 30th 2019