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'Mona Lisa Is Missing' Looks To Art Crime Of The Century

Dec. 11, 2014
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In 1911, someone stole the most famous painting in the world. Director Joe Medeiros finds out why in "Mona Lisa Is Missing," screening Thursday night at La Paloma Theater.

Mexican Noir At The Digital Gym

Dec. 5, 2014
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Film noir is a distinctly American film style that emerged in the 1940s. But its influence has been felt around the globe. You can check out some Mexican noir this Saturday at the Digital Gym Cinema.

'The Dark Valley' Serves Up An Alpine Western

Dec. 5, 2014
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Eighty-three countries have submitted entries for the 2015 Best Foreign Film Oscar. You can check out the Austrian entry, “The Dark Valley,” when it opens this weekend at the Digital Gym Cinema.

Bond 24 Will be Called SPECTRE

Dec. 4, 2014
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Be still my heart! New Bond movie was revealed this morning as "SPECTRE" with Christoph Waltz as the villain and Monica Bellucci as Lucia Sciarra.

John Waters Still Shocking And Fun After All These Years

Dec. 1, 2014
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John Waters won himself a place in the pop culture landscape with his 1972 film "Pink Flamingos" starring Divine. Tonight he appears at the North Park Theatre for a sold out performance of "A John Waters Christmas," which details his obsession and passion for the winter holiday. Waters talks about his new book "Carsick."

John Waters Comes To San Diego For One Man Show

Nov. 29, 2014
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Cult icon John Waters makes a rare live appearance Monday in San Diego at the North Park Theatre for "A John Waters Christmas."

Death Café: Tea And Cake Make Death More Palatable

Nov. 26, 2014
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San Diego has more than a dozen Death Cafés where people get together to talk about death. If you think that sounds morbid, think again.

Film Review: 'Pieces of Lives, Pieces of Dreams'

Nov. 21, 2014
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The Algerian documentary, "Pieces of Lives, Pieces of Dreams," screening at the Third San Diego Arab Film Festival this week, celebrates art as a way of resistance.

San Diego Arab Film Festival Returns for Third Year

Nov. 20, 2014
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The San Diego Arab Film Festival promises a diverse line-up. It starts Thursday at the Museum of Photographic Arts.

Insects In Religion: Sacred Scarabs To Harbingers Of Doom

Nov. 20, 2014
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TheNAT just opened their King Tut exhibit and curator of entomology Dr. Michael Wall says ancient Egypt isn't the only culture to incorporate bugs into religion. Dr. Wall presents a lecture Thursday night called Insects in Religion: From Sacred Scarabs to Manna from Heaven.