Cinema Club's 21st Season Announced, Sign Up Now
Sign ups for the Cinema Club's 21st season, which begins February 19th, are now underway! The Club meets monthly at 10:30am and 2:00pm at Camera 7 Pruneyard (note that Camera 12 Cinema is now closed and no longer hosting the Club).
Go to our Club Membership page for more info and to sign up!
See films first and discuss with filmmakers and talent. Anyone can join.
Club Director Alejandro Adams specially selects pre-released films that distinguish themselves above others on the film festival circuits, as well as first-rate films in search of a distributor. Prior to each screening, enjoy complimentary gourmet coffee, teas and a buffet while you meet and chat with other cineastes. And as members take their seats, moderators conduct a trivia contest and hand out prizes. No one knows what film to expect at each event, as the title is kept secret until it starts.
Following the film, there's a discussion led by articulate, thoughtful film scholars and critics. When possible, we surprise members by bringing in the director, actors or other principals from the film we are screening, giving them a chance to ask questions and express their feelings to the filmmaker directly. In addition, film surveys are conducted after each event, where the film's representatives gain knowledge about our members' opinions and reactions, which may influence the marketing and publicity decisions of the film distributor, and may even affect the edited version of the film itself.
There are 10 event dates each season, which generally take place every third Sunday of the month, with screenings at 10:30am and 3:00pm. E-mail reminders are sent the week prior to each event date. For more info or to sign up for the current or upcoming season, go to our Club Membership page