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Holiday Classics

Come join in the yuletide cheer with these festive favorites on the big screen. From black and white perennials to newly minted additions to the holiday canon, we have something for everyone.

Upcoming Screenings

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

1993 / United States / Henry Selick

Fri, Dec 163:30pmSat, Dec 174:00pmTue, Dec 206:30pm

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

DIE HARD

1988 / USA / John McTiernan

Fri, Dec 166:30pmMon, Dec 196:30pmWed, Dec 213:45pm

An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

HOME ALONE

1990 / United States / Chris Columbus

Sat, Dec 171:30pmMon, Dec 193:30pmWed, Dec 216:40pmThu, Dec 221:00pm

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

1946 / United States / Frank Capra

Sat, Dec 177:00pmSun, Dec 184:00pmWed, Dec 2112:30pmThu, Dec 227:30pm

In Frank Capra’s definitive holiday classic, an angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

FANNY AND ALEXANDER

1982 / Sweden + / Ingmar Bergman

Sun, Dec 1812:00pmThu, Dec 223:30pm

Two young Swedish children in the 1900s experience the many comedies and tragedies of their lively and affectionate theatrical family, the Ekdahls.

TOKYO GODFATHERS

2003 / Japan / Satoshi Kon

Sun, Dec 187:00pmTue, Dec 203:30pmWed, Dec 219:15pm

On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo discover a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents.

Previous Screenings

DIE HARD

1988 / USA / John McTiernan

An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

1989 / USA / Jeremiah S. Chechik

The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER

1940 / USA / Ernst Lubitsch

Two employees at a general store can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other’s anonymous pen pal.

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

1992 / USA + / Brian Henson

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve.

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

1946 / USA / Frank Capra

In Frank Capra’s definitive holiday classic, an angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. Presented in glorious 35mm!