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While our physical space is closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we here Screenland Theatres remain committed as ever to serving our community through film programming and education.

Below you will find out how you can continue to engage with us via virtual screening rooms, purchasing gift cards, making donations and joining our film community at Patreon.

While Screenland is closed we will be offering curated virtual screenings for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home. These screenings are held externally on individual film websites and managed directly by them. Buy renting these titles that are exclusively being made for theatres like ours, you help bring in some revenue in this uncertain time. 

Movies will be constantly updated with availability 2-3 weeks at a time.

Due to these being third party we are unable to honor any gift cards or promo codes for members. Follow troubleshooting and payment information on each page.

Virtual Screening Rooms

 
 

Alice

Use Promo Code: SCREENLAND

After discovering that her husband's addiction to escorts has left their family penniless, Alice finds herself drawn into the world of high-end prostitution as a means of caring for herself and her child.

Lucky Grandma

Starts 5/22

Set in New York City, an ornery, chain-smoking Chinese Grandma goes all in at the casino, landing herself on the wrong side of luck... and in the middle of a Chinatown gang war.

The Infiltrators

Winner - Audience Award Sundance 2019 Film Festival

A rag-tag group of undocumented youth - Dreamers - deliberately get detained by Border Patrol in order to infiltrate a shadowy, for-profit detention center.

Clementine

Official Selection Tribeca 2019

Reeling from a one-sided breakup, heartbroken Karen breaks into her ex's lake house. There, she strikes up a complicated relationship with provocative younger woman Lana.

Deerskin

A man's obsession with his designer deerskin jacket causes him to blow his life savings and turn to crime.

Spaceship Earth

A look at the group of people who built the Biosphere 2, a giant replica of the earth's ecosystem, in 1991.

RBG

QA with directors 5/20/20

An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers explore how her early legal battles changed the world for women.

Life Iteself

QA with Director 5/27/20

Filmmaker Steve James chronicles the life of film critic Roger Ebert, especially his career highlights, his battle with alcohol, and his sometimes ruthless rivalry with fellow critic Gene Siskel.

Blackfish

QA with director 6/3/20

The story of Tilikum, a captive killer whale that has taken the lives of several people, underscores problems within the sea-park industry, man's relationship to nature, and how little has been learned about these highly intelligent mammals.

Hail Satan?

QA with Director 6/10/20

In the battle for justice and equality, the Satanic Temple is putting up a hell of a fight. The devil's work is never done.

The Booksellers

A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world and the fascinating people who inhabit it.

Diana Kennedy

Coming 5/22

Cookbook author and environmental activist Diana Kennedy reflects on an unconventional life spent mastering Mexican cuisine.

Slay the Dragon

It influences elections and sways outcomes-gerrymandering has become a hot-button political topic and symbol for everything broken about the American electoral process. But there are those on the front lines fighting to change the system.

PAHOKEE

Use Promo Code SCREENLAND

Official Selection Sundance 2019

Official Selection SXSW 2019

In a small agricultural town in the Florida Everglades, hopes for the future are concentrated on the youth. Four teens face heartbreak and celebrate in the rituals of an extraordinary senior year.

The Hottest August

Ordinary people in New York are asked to talk about their lives and their hopes for the future in a time marked by political division and climate change.

1BR

Sarah tries to start anew in LA, but her neighbours are not what they seem.

SOUND! Euphonium

Our Promise: A Brand New Day

(Subbed)

Coming 4/24

From Kyoto Animation, the studio that brought you A Silent Voice, Liz and the Blue Bird, and Violet Evergarden comes the long-awaited sequel in the Sound! Euphonium franchise, Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Our Promise: A Brand New Day. 

The Wonderland 

A girl without self-confidence meets a mysterious alchemist Hippocrates and his student Pipo who are on a mission to save the world. Together, they laid the groundwork for "Wonderland" and Akane is labeled as Wonderland's savior.

Fantastic Fungi

When so many are struggling for connection, inspiration and hope, Fantastic Fungi brings us together as interconnected creators of our world.

Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, is a consciousness-shifting film that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offers us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges.

Other Music

For 20 years indie record store Other Music was an influential hub of music culture in NYC. Featuring Vampire Weekend, Animal Collective, Interpol and more, the film reminds us that the spirit of the much-loved destination will live on.

Roar

An unprecedented––and wholly unpredictable––action-adventure, Roar follows wildlife preservationist Hank (The Exorcist producer Noel Marshall in his sole turn as an actor and director), who lives harmoniously alongside a menagerie of over 100 untamed animals, including cheetahs, elephants, lions and tigers on a preservation in the African plains. When his wife and children arrive (real-life wife Tippi Hedren, The Birds, and step-daughter Melanie Griffith, Working Girl) for a visit, a long-brewing battle for dominance between the lions erupts and threatens their very lives.

"As a portrait of recklessness and beastly terror, it's Citizen Kane." -Esquire

SÁTÁNTANGÓ 4K

Plotting on a payment they are about to receive, residents of a collapsing collective farm see their plans turn into desolation when they discover that Irimiás, a former co-worker who they thought was dead, is coming back to the village.

EARTH

Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans – with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people, in mines, quarries and at large construction sites, engaged in a constant struggle to take possession of the planet.

Best of CatVideoFest

This is a PAY WHAT YOU WANT screening and is utilized as a fundraising tool for theatres. 

You asked for it, so we delivered! For the first time ever, CatVideoFest is available to screen virtually outside of theaters! Long time CatVideoFest curator extraordinaire, Will Braden, has crafted a 40-min "treat" of a reel that includes the very best videos from CVF's illustrious history

Corpus Christi

Nominated 2020 Oscar -

Best International Feature Film 

Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation in a detention center. Although his criminal record prevents him from applying to the seminary, he has no intention of giving up his dream and decides to minister a small-town parish.

To The Stars

In 1960s Oklahoma, a shy farmer's daughter forges an intimate relationship with a new girl.

Zombi Child

In 1962 Haiti, a man is brought back from the dead to work on a sugar cane plantation; many years later, a teen tells her friends her family secret, not suspecting that it will push one of them to commit the irreparable.

Wild Goose Lake

2019 Cannes Palme d'Or Competition

A gangster on the run sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam.

Once Were Brothers:

Robbie Robertson and the Band

The story of a band that went from backing up Bob Dylan to becoming one of the most influential groups of its era.

The Whistlers

Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a policeman who plays both sides of the law. Embarking with the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of corruption, treachery and deception.

BACURAU

A filmmaker decides to travel to a village in the interior of Brazil to make a documentary. As days go by, he begins to discover that the locals are not exactly what they appear to be and hide dangerous secrets.

Saint Frances

After an abortion, a deadbeat nanny finds friendship with the 6-year-old she's hired to watch.

Documentary Double Bill

Battered & Down and Out in America

DOWN AND OUT IN AMERICA:

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, Lee Grant's exploration of Regan-era America takes us from the heartland, where farms that have fed the U.S. for a century are being dismembered by local banks, through to the the tent-cities of Los Angeles and welfare hotels of New York. A groundbreaking and unforgettable look at life inside an America we have been too quick to forget. 

BATTERED: The acclaimed portrait of domestic violence in American Homes. A powerful if harrowing step inside life lived in constant fear of the people closest to you. Grant explores every angle, from time with the people who have escaped, succumbed to, or continue to live with domestic violence, as well as eye opening and heart breaking conversations with the abusers themselves.

Documentary Double Bill

What Sex Am I? &

When Women Kill

What Sex Am I?: The groundbreaking doc follows a group of Transgender individuals struggling to make their way in every strata of 1980s America. From finding employment to finding acceptance, the first question the world forces them to ask is always, "What Sex Am I?" Made in 1985, Grant continues to prove herself a director decades ahead of her time.

When Women Kill: Explores life inside several women's prisons across the United States and the circumstances that led to the incarceration of various inmates. Grant focuses on women convicted of crimes ranging from drug abuse to first degree murder, their families, and features Manson Family member Leslie Van Houten.

 
 

PATREON

Join us at Patreon and become part of our growing film community online. From podcasts, live watch parties, educational series and a whole lot more we are here to keep you entertained from the comfort of your home. 

Pick a tier. Sign up. Enjoy content while supporting us here while we are unable to physically be open.

Visit Patreon.com/Screenland for full details! 

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