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KCET Cinema Series Schedules

Now for the first time, movie fans everywhere can experience the KCET Cinema Series in two ways: in theatre and online!
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KCET Screenings at the Aero Theatre

Four Tuesdays, four films. November 2, 9, 16, 30. Screenings at 7:00 p.m. Series passes are now $50 per person for the remaining two films, and limited individual tickets available at the door of the theatre only.

TUESDAY, NOV. 2, 7 P.M. (PT) - KING RICHARD - WARNER BROS.

KING RICHARD – Official Trailer

Based on the true story, this biographic drama follows the journey of Richard Williams (Will Smith). Driven by a clear vision of the future for his daughters and using unconventional methods, Richard has a plan to take Venus (Saniyya Sidney) and Serena (Demi Singleton) from Compton to the global stage and, in the process, change professional tennis.

Q&A immediately following with Tim White (championship tennis player) and Trevor White.

TUESDAY, NOV. 9, 7 P.M. (PT) - BELFAST - FOCUS FEATURES

BELFAST - Official Trailer - Only In Theaters November 12

A semi-autobiographical film by Kenneth Branagh which chronicles the life of a working-class family and their young son's childhood during the tumult of the late 1960s in the Northern Ireland capital. The comedy-drama stars Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciáran Hinds, and newcomer Jude Hill, and features music by Belfast native Van Morrison.

Q&A immediately following with director Kenneth Branagh and cast members Caitriona Balfe, Jamie Dornan, Ciaran Hinds and Jude Hill.

TUESDAY, NOV. 16, 7 P.M. (PT) - THE POWER OF THE DOG - NETFLIX

THE POWER OF THE DOG Trailer (2021)

Written and directed by Oscar-winner Jane Campion, and based on the novel by Thomas Savage. In this Western, a domineering rancher responds with cruelty when his brother brings home a new wife and her son, until the unexpected comes to pass. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Kirsten Dunst, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Thomasin McKenzie, Genevieve Lemon, Keith Carradine, and Frances Conroy.

Q&A immediately following with Oscar-winning writer/director/producer Jane Campion, film editor Peter Sciberras, producer Tanya Seghatchian, and cast members Benedict Cumberbatch and Kodi Smit-McPhee.

TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 7 P.M. (PT) - BEING THE RICARDOS - AMAZON STUDIOS

Being the Ricardos: Official Teaser | Prime Video

While making "I Love Lucy," Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) face a major crisis that jeopardizes their careers and marriage. Academy Award-winning writer and director Aaron Sorkin explores one production week in the groundbreaking television sitcom to reveal the Hollywood power couple’s romantic and professional relationship. The cast includes J. K. Simmons as William Frawley and Nina Arianda as Vivian Vance, among others.

Q&A immediately following with producer Todd Black.


Virtual KCET Cinema Series

Single film screenings with exclusive recorded interviews with key filmmakers and actors. Presented on Eventive, all you need to attend is a computer, tablet or smart TV — and each event for just $10.

The Virtual KCET Cinema Series, which has offered 50 online events, is taking a short break but will resume soon. Please check back.

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Benedict Cumberbatch in The Power of the Dog (2021).

Star-Studded Ensemble Western Drama 'The Power of the Dog' Explores Toxic Masculinity at the KCET Cinema Series on Nov. 16

A Q&A with Oscar-winning writer/director/producer Jane Campion, cast members Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Kodi Smit-McPhee and film editor Peter Sciberras will follow the screening.
Caitriona Balfe and Jamie Dornan in Belfast (2021).

Kenneth Branagh's 'Belfast' Transports the KCET Cinema Series to Northern Ireland on Nov. 9

"Belfast" chronicles the life of a working-class family and their young son's childhood during the tumult of the late 1960s in the Northern Ireland capital.