What will Ted Hope say at AHC 2012?
On Thursday, January 19, Ted Hope returns to the Convergence to share his thoughts on where the Art House Convergence and the community-based, mission-driven cinema exhibition movement sits four years after his first visit. Also, from his vantage point as one of the most knowledgeable people in the independent film business, we can expect to [...]
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Movies for Adults?
In the midst of awards season, when there is an embarrassment of cinematic riches choose from, it’s easy to lose sight of the oft-dismal selection of films that Hollywood spews out in the first months of the year. If vampires, superheroes, and cartoons are not exactly your cup of tea, then fear not – your [...]
Tags: art house cinemas, Bill Cunningham New York, Certified Copy, indie cinemas, indie film, Jane Eyre, Juliette Binoche, Win Win
Spotlight AHC: Amherst Cinema & Pleasant Street Theater
Brief History Two Theaters, One Nonprofit Umbrella We are a nonprofit arts organization offering cultural and educational programs through two cinemas in two vibrant downtowns in the Connecticut River Valley in western Massachusetts. We are supported by 2,300 members who come from a 25+ mile radius ranging from the Connecticut border to the Vermont [...]
Tags: Amherst Cinema, cinemas, indie film, Pleasant Street Theater
Spotlight AHC: The Lark Theater (Larkspur, CA)
The AHC recently spoke with Bernice Baeza, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Lark. Please give us a brief history of your organization and the types of films you show. Located in downtown Larkspur, California, nestled at the foot of Mt. Tamalpais, the Lark Theater was in line to become a distant memory. This rundown [...]
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What will Tim League say at AHC 2012?
Tim League (@TimAlamo) took a lifelong love of movies and built a wildly popular independent movie theater chain. This former Shell Oil engineer will talk about creating and maintaining one of the coolest Art Houses in the world with good food, adult beverages, terrific films, Fantastic Fest and the Rolling Roadshow. What topics would you [...]
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The Countdown to the Convergence Begins!
The 2012 Art House Convergence is in its fifth year of bringing together community-based, mission-driven cinema operators from throughout North America. 250 delegates will attend this year’s Convergence – an all-time record! The purpose of the Art House Convergence is to increase the quantity and quality of Art House theaters in North America. At the [...]
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