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Next up at Muse

7 / 21

Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

The Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

More fun than anything else. Ever.

In the tradition of The Groundlings, Second City, and Whose Line is it Anyway?, The Odd Lot Comedy Troupe presents live, in the moment, hilarity with a showcase of improvisational comedy. There’s no telling where the evening will take you! Appropriate comedy for a PG crowd.

www.oddlot.org

$5 (or what you can)

8 p.m.

7 / 23

Film: “The Standbys”

Director Stephanie Riggs Brings Critically-Acclaimed
Broadway Documentary to Savannah

Savannah Summer Theatre Institute presents

The Standbys (USA, 2012)
7:30 p.m.
tickets $10

Every night on Broadway, dozens of the best performers aren’t on stage.

They are backstage, standing by, ready to go on at a moment’s notice. The unique and challenging lives of Broadway’s Understudies and Standbys are finally revealed in this behind-the-­scenes documentary, a NY Times Critics Pick, that will inspire anyone following their dreams.

Never-­before-­heard stories from industry insiders and celebrities reveal the struggles and triumphs these talented yet under-­appreciated performers endure as they wait in the wings for their shot at performing on Broadway.

Go backstage with The Standbys to find out:
What it is like to be a working professional on Broadway
How these unique performers are cast and rehearsed
How directors, producers, and castng directors perceive “covers”

Featuring: Ben Crawford, Merwin Foard, and Alena WaPers

With Interviews from: Bebe  Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Zachary Quinto, Sutton Foster, Brian d’Arcy James, Cheyenne Jackson, Jerry Zaks, Nelle Nugent, Michael Riedel, Jim Wilhelm and more…

76 minutes.

Director Stephanie Riggs will be on hand to present her film,
followed by a Q&A session with the director.

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View the trailer here.

$10 tickets can be purchased online at www.showclix.com/event/TheStandbysSavannahScreening

7 / 25

Film: “Cold in July”

CinemaSavannah presents

Cold in July (US/France, 2014)
5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
tickets $8

Cold In July, starring Sam Shepard, Don Johnson, and Michael C. Hall, is a gripping crime drama from young, maverick director Jim Mickle that tells the story of Richard Dane, a small town frame builder from East Texas who is forced to kill a man in self-defense. He then meets Ben Russell, a rough ex-con and the father of the man Dane shot, who is hell-bent on avenging his son’s death. But small town corruption and paranoia turn these bitter enemies into unlikely allies, as the two guilt-stricken fathers begin a search for truth, aided by Dane’s tough minded wife and a pig-raising detective from the backwoods of Houston. Before it’s all over, they uncover a bigger secret, darker and more dangerous than any of them could have imagined.  Pulp fiction doesn’t come better than this.

109 minutes.

One of those movies that arrives every now and then with no fanfare but a canny sense of how to grab our attention and hold it in a tightening grip.” —Wall Street Journal

It is a brutal, beautifully shot movie that starts out to be about revenge but then becomes something more, something even more primal and disturbing.” —Arizona Republic

There’s a lot to admire in Cold in July, but its chief virtue is unpredictability. Most movies these days sleepwalk through their formulaic paces, but you’ll never guess where this one is going based on the way it begins.” —Chicago Sun Times

Tense and violent, it grabs you from the first moments and rarely loosens its hold until the last body drops.” —LA Times

The neo-noir Cold in July operates at a steady sizzle. A body turns up dead before the film’s opening credits: it becomes the opening salvo that propels the characters into a confusing vortex of guilt, revenge, corruption, and vice.” —The Austin Chronicle

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To join CinemaSavannah mailing list, send e-mail to cinesavannah@att.net.

7 / 26

SpitFire Saturday Open Mic & Showcase

With the support of The Performing Arts Collective of Savannah, Muse Arts Warehouse, DJ Doc Ock and the surrounding community, The Spitfire Poetry Group Presents:
SpitFire Saturday
Open Mic & Showcase

Spitfire Saturday is Spitfire’s monthly (the last Saturday of each month) open mic that incorporates a mixture of music, poetry, visual art, and many other artistic forms of expression. This show serves as an entity to spotlight current issues within the area of personal, professional, and worldwide events/feelings that are shared from peer to peer in an artistic realm.

Sign up for the open mic will start promptly at 7:30 pm and the show will begin at 8 pm. Prices include $5 for Spitters and $7 for Sitters. If you would like to sign up to spit in the open mic, it is recommended to arrive early so your shot at the mic can be reserved. There will be 10 available spots for our Spitters. Each Spitter will be allowed 4 minutes to perform an original or cover piece. This way, all of our Spitters will have a chance to set the mic to FLAME!

Official Music Master: DJ Doc Ock

Have questions, comments, or concerns? Contact the director personally via email (SpitfireArtist@yahoo.com OR Lashaud912@yahoo.com) or by phone (912-604-8963).

7 / 28

Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

The Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

More fun than anything else. Ever.

In the tradition of The Groundlings, Second City, and Whose Line is it Anyway?, The Odd Lot Comedy Troupe presents live, in the moment, hilarity with a showcase of improvisational comedy. There’s no telling where the evening will take you! Appropriate comedy for a PG crowd.

www.oddlot.org

$5 (or what you can)

8 p.m.

8 / 02

Film: “Burning Bush,” part ONE

SOUTHERN U.S. PREMIERE!

CinemaSavannah presents

Burning Bush, PART ONE (Czech Republic, 2013)
5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
tickets $8

*Part ONE is screened Sat., Aug. 2 at 5 and 8 p.m., tickets $8
*Part TWO is screened Sun., Aug. 3 at 5 and 8 p.m., tickets $5

For the first time ever, CinemaSavannah will screen a film in two parts and in two days: Agnieszka Holland’s (In Darkness, Europa Europa) extraordinary fictionalized docudrama, Burning Bush. It’s Prague, January 1969. Czech student Jan Palach sets himself on fire to protest the brutal Soviet military crackdown following the period of political openness known as Prague Spring. Polish director Agnieszka Holland, who was a student at the FAMU film school in Prague during this tumultuous period and then imprisoned for her support of the opposition, vividly recreates the political and cultural zeitgeist of Czechoslovakia in the late ’60s. What could have been a standard docudrama, becomes, in the hands of this superb filmmaker, a stirring, complex account of the tension that swirled around these events and set the stage for the defeat of Communism twenty years later. As a period political thriller, Burning Bush has been compared to such films as The Lives of Others and Argo. Winner of Hong Kong, Monte Carlo,  and New York Film Festivals as well as Audience Award as Best Narrative Feature at the Palm Springs International Festival.

In Czech with English subtitles.

Total 231 minutes.

Ms. Holland, working from a script by Stepan Hulik, a Czech screenwriter born in 1984, turns a sprawling story into a tight and suspenseful ethical thriller.
[A] thoughtful, gripping, crisply acted new film.
” —The New York Times

Elegantly scripted with an edge of biting gallows humor by Stepan Hulik, Burning Bush blends an intimate domestic drama with a thrilling Cold War procedural.” —NPR

“Burning Bush offers a precious insight into how history can, and perhaps should, be narrated on screen, whether that screen be small or big.” —IndieWire

Expertly helmed by Agnieszka Holland,  [Burning Bush] is a compelling slice of history in which fear can trump idealism and the truth doesn’t always lead to justice. It’s a taut, nuanced work that should easily connect at a human level.“—Variety

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To join CinemaSavannah mailing list, send e-mail to cinesavannah@att.net.

8 / 03

Film: “Burning Bush,” part TWO

SOUTHERN U.S. PREMIERE!

CinemaSavannah
 presents

Burning Bush, PART TWO (Czech Republic, 2013)
5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
tickets $5

*Part ONE is screened Sat., Aug. 2 at 5 and 8 p.m., tickets $8
*Part TWO is screened Sun., Aug. 3 at 5 and 8 p.m., tickets $5

For the first time ever, CinemaSavannah will screen a film in two parts and in two days: Agnieszka Holland’s (In Darkness, Europa Europa) extraordinary fictionalized docudrama, Burning Bush. It’s Prague, January 1969. Czech student Jan Palach sets himself on fire to protest the brutal Soviet military crackdown following the period of political openness known as Prague Spring. Polish director Agnieszka Holland, who was a student at the FAMU film school in Prague during this tumultuous period and then imprisoned for her support of the opposition, vividly recreates the political and cultural zeitgeist of Czechoslovakia in the late ’60s. What could have been a standard docudrama, becomes, in the hands of this superb filmmaker, a stirring, complex account of the tension that swirled around these events and set the stage for the defeat of Communism twenty years later. As a period political thriller, Burning Bush has been compared to such films as The Lives of Others and Argo. Winner of Hong Kong, Monte Carlo,  and New York Film Festivals as well as Audience Award as Best Narrative Feature at the Palm Springs International Festival.

In Czech with English subtitles.

Total 231 minutes.

Ms. Holland, working from a script by Stepan Hulik, a Czech screenwriter born in 1984, turns a sprawling story into a tight and suspenseful ethical thriller.
[A] thoughtful, gripping, crisply acted new film.
” —The New York Times

Elegantly scripted with an edge of biting gallows humor by Stepan Hulik, Burning Bush blends an intimate domestic drama with a thrilling Cold War procedural.” —NPR

“Burning Bush offers a precious insight into how history can, and perhaps should, be narrated on screen, whether that screen be small or big.” —IndieWire

Expertly helmed by Agnieszka Holland,  [Burning Bush] is a compelling slice of history in which fear can trump idealism and the truth doesn’t always lead to justice. It’s a taut, nuanced work that should easily connect at a human level.“—Variety

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To join CinemaSavannah mailing list, send e-mail to cinesavannah@att.net.

8 / 04

Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

The Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

More fun than anything else. Ever.

In the tradition of The Groundlings, Second City, and Whose Line is it Anyway?, The Odd Lot Comedy Troupe presents live, in the moment, hilarity with a showcase of improvisational comedy. There’s no telling where the evening will take you! Appropriate comedy for a PG crowd.

www.oddlot.org

$5 (or what you can)

8 p.m.

8 / 08 to 8 / 10

48 hour Film Festival Competition Screenings

Dream to Screen. Make a short film in 48 hours, then — just a few days later — attend the Premiere on the big screen!

The 48 Hour Film Project’s mission is to advance filmmaking and promote filmmakers. Through its festival/competition, the Project encourages filmmakers and would-be filmmakers to get out there and make movies. The tight deadline of 48 hours puts the focus squarely on the filmmakers—emphasizing creativity and teamwork skills. While the time limit places an unusual restriction on the filmmakers, it is also liberating by putting an emphasis on “doing” instead of “talking.”The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team make a movie—write, shoot, edit and score it—in just 48 hours. On Friday night, you get a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre. 48 hours later, you submit your finished film.

Savannah’s festival competitors screen Aug. 8, 9 and 10. Time TBD.

8 / 11

Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

The Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

More fun than anything else. Ever.

In the tradition of The Groundlings, Second City, and Whose Line is it Anyway?, The Odd Lot Comedy Troupe presents live, in the moment, hilarity with a showcase of improvisational comedy. There’s no telling where the evening will take you! Appropriate comedy for a PG crowd.

www.oddlot.org

$5 (or what you can)

8 p.m.

Upcoming Events

7/23

Film: “The Standbys”

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7/25

Film: “Cold in July”

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7/26

SpitFire Saturday Open Mic & Showcase

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7/28

Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

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8/02

Film: “Burning Bush,” part ONE

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8/03

Film: “Burning Bush,” part TWO

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8/04

Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

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8/08 - 8/10

48 hour Film Festival Competition Screenings

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8/11

Odd Lot improv comedy troupe

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8/16

Midsummer 24-hour Play Festival

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