Loading Events
Calendar

Calendar

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming

Events List Navigation

October 2017

Speed Cinema Presents: Human Flow

October 20 at 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.” —Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today’s 65 million forcibly displaced individuals—the highest number ever—forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Human Flow comes at a crucial and defining time, striking an important and emotional chord in light…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Human Flow

October 21 at 3:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.” —Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today’s 65 million forcibly displaced individuals—the highest number ever—forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Human Flow comes at a crucial and defining time, striking an important and emotional chord in light…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Human Flow

October 21 at 7:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.” —Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today’s 65 million forcibly displaced individuals—the highest number ever—forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Human Flow comes at a crucial and defining time, striking an important and emotional chord in light…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Moustapha Alassane Program One

October 22 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Moustapha Alassane This program features Aoure, a hybrid of fiction and documentary, in which Alassane chronicles the married life of a young Zharma (ethnic Muslim) couple living in the Niger River Valley (1962, 16mm, 30 minutes). This is paired with The Ring of King Koda (La Bague du Roi Koda). In this Zharma legend, the cruel, despotic King Koda tests the loyalty of one of his subjects, a fisherman named “Finger of God,” by…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Human Flow

October 22 at 3:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ai Weiwei “Engrossing, visually stunning documentary.” —Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter Ai Weiwei artfully captures the massive and shocking breadth of the global migration crisis in this epic film, which portrays the plight of today’s 65 million forcibly displaced individuals—the highest number ever—forced out of their homes by war, famine and climate change on long, treacherous journeys in search of new lives. Human Flow comes at a crucial and defining time, striking an important and emotional chord in light…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Rear Window

October 25 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock “Of all Hitchcock’s films, this in the one which most reveals the man.” —Geoff Andrew, Time Out Rear Window is an intriguing, brilliant, macabre visual study of obsessive human curiosity and voyeurism. It was made entirely on one confined set built at Paramount Studios—a realistic courtyard composed of 32 apartments—providing the perfect vantage point for tenant L.B. “Jeff” Jeffries (James Stewart) to keep tabs on everyone through his “rear window.” Shot from the vantage point of…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Vertigo

October 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock “One of the landmarks—not merely of the movies, but of 20th-century art.” —Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader Hypnotic and intense, no film has ever elicited so many theories of interpretation than Alfred Hitchcock’s dizzyingly compelling Vertigo. One of Hitchcock’s finest films delves into a web of obsession and deceit. Scottie (James Stewart) is a detective who develops a fear of heights after viewing the death of a colleague. During his recovery, he’s taken on the case of…

Find out more »

SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 27 at 6:00 pm - 7:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 27 at 8:00 pm - 9:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 28 at 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 28 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 28 at 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Moustapha Alassane Program Two

October 29 at 12:30 pm - 1:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Moustapha Alassane This screening opens with Samba the Great (Samba le grand), an animation in which a princess, tests the fidelity of her would-be lover through a series of heroic challenges (1977, 16mm, 14 minutes). This is followed by The Return of an Adventurer (Le Retour d’un aventurier), one of Alassane’s most celebrated films. This homage to the American Western follows a band of would-be outlaws who ransack a Nigerien village (1966, 16mm, 34…

Find out more »

SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 29 at 3:00 pm - 4:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

SOLD OUT – Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

October 29 at 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »
November 2017

Speed Cinema Presents: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

November 1 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by David France “An urgent must-see.” —Brent McKnight, Seattle Times When the beloved, self-described “street queen” of NY’s Christopher Street was found floating in the Hudson River in 1992, the NYPD called Marsha P. Johnson’s death a suicide. Protests erupted but the police remained impassive and refused to investigate. Now, twenty-five years on, Oscar nominated director and journalist David France (How to Survive a Plague) examines Marsha’s death—and her extraordinary life—in his new film. Marsha arrived in the Village…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 1 at 6:00 pm - 7:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 1 at 8:00 pm - 9:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 2 at 6:00 pm - 7:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 2 at 8:00 pm - 9:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent (Speed member pre-sale only through 10/17)

November 3 at 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: For Ahkeem

November 3 at 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future as she is placed in an alternative high school and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: For Ahkeem

November 4 at 12:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future as she is placed in an alternative high school and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: For Ahkeem

November 4 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future as she is placed in an alternative high school and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 4 at 5:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 4 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Moustapha Alassane Program Three

November 5 at 12:30 pm - 2:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Moustapha Alassane In Shaki, as he observes the coronation of the Shaki King in the Oyo State of Western Niger, Alassane reflects on the intermingling of Aborisha, Islamic and Christian religious traditions (1973, 16 mm, 25 minutes). In Toula, or the Water Genie (Toula ou le genie des eaux), clashes between technology and faith occur. In the film, a water diviner requires the sacrifice of a young girl to bring an end to a…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: for Ahkeem

November 5 at 3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine “A brash kaleidoscope of filmic possibility.” —Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Beginning one year before the fatal police shooting of a Black teenager in nearby Ferguson, Missouri, For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future as she is placed in an alternative high school and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Loving Vincent

November 5 at 7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman “Takes the phrase ‘every frame a painting’ to very literal new levels.” —David Erlich, IndieWire Loving Vincent is the world’s first fully painted feature film. The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting, painstaking crafted by 125 professional painters. As remarkable as Van Gogh’s brilliant masterpieces, his passionate and ill-fated life, and mysterious…

Find out more »

Harlan Jacobson’s Talk Cinema Presents: A Curated Series of Surprises

November 8 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

This national series, programmed by the venerable film critics and curators Harlan and Susan Jacobson, features a sneak preview screening of an art house film before its release, followed by a discussion. The series occurs monthly through April. The November selection will be announced a few weeks before the event on the Speed’s website and social media. Last year’s series features such stellar titles as Moonlight (Best Picture 2016), A Man Called Ove, Toni Erdmann, Land of Mine, and 20th…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Solaris (Solyaris)

November 10 at 7:00 pm - 9:50 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “The film has a hypnotic pull, drawing the viewer deeper and deeper into its enigmatic adventure.” —Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times In one of the most emotionally devastating science-fiction films ever made, cosmonaut and psychologist Chris Kelvin (Donatas Banionis) ventures to a space station whose three remaining inhabitants have been attempting to make contact with the mysterious planet Solaris. He’s convinced that the crew has gone insane, until he sees his own startling apparitions. Often described…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Solaris (Solyaris)

November 11 at 3:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “The film has a hypnotic pull, drawing the viewer deeper and deeper into its enigmatic adventure.” —Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times In one of the most emotionally devastating science-fiction films ever made, cosmonaut and psychologist Chris Kelvin (Donatas Banionis) ventures to a space station whose three remaining inhabitants have been attempting to make contact with the mysterious planet Solaris. He’s convinced that the crew has gone insane, until he sees his own startling apparitions. Often described…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: The Sacrifice (Offret)

November 11 at 7:00 pm - 9:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “Hang on to the very end and you may find yourself moved as you have never been moved before.” —Andrew Sarris, Village Voice The director’s final masterpiece, The Sacrifice is a haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation completed while he lived abroad in exile. As a wealthy Swedish family celebrates the birthday of their patriarch Alexander, news of the outbreak of World War III reaches their remote Baltic island—and the joyous mood turns…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Moustapha Alassane Program Four

November 12 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Moustapha Alassane This final program begins with the delightful animated film Kokoa. The festive citizens of the Kingdom of Frogs, crowd into an arena to watch their warrior engage in hand-to-hand combat for the opportunity to see Tountia and her musicans perform an enchanting concert. (2001, 16mm, 14 minutes). In Bon Voyage Sim, the president of the Republic of Toads receives a scoundrel’s welcome from his citizens after retuning from a luxury holiday abroad…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: The Sacrifice (Offret)

November 12 at 3:00 pm - 5:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky “Hang on to the very end and you may find yourself moved as you have never been moved before.” —Andrew Sarris, Village Voice The director’s final masterpiece, The Sacrifice is a haunting vision of a world threatened with nuclear annihilation completed while he lived abroad in exile. As a wealthy Swedish family celebrates the birthday of their patriarch Alexander, news of the outbreak of World War III reaches their remote Baltic island—and the joyous mood turns…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 15 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown Director in person for this screening. “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Major!

November 16 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Annalise Ophelian Major! explores the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a formerly incarcerated Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. Miss Major is a veteran of the Stonewall Rebellion and a survivor of Attica State Prison. As a former sex worker, an elder, a community leader, and human rights activist, she is simply “Mama” to many in her community. Her personal story and…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 17 at 7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 18 at 3:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 18 at 7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Speed Teen Advisory Council: Z Media: Festival Z

November 19 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film The newly-formed Speed Teen Advisory Council brings back the popular selection of films produced and curated by students from Manual High School. Festival Z, the first annual audio and film festival hosted by Z Media, showcases the media talents of middle and high school students across Jefferson County. Members of the local film community served as judges. The showcase will be a meeting place for film lovers of all ages to broaden their local film communities…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Serenade for Haiti

November 19 at 3:00 pm - 4:10 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Owsley Brown “Serenade is a bittersweet reminder of Haiti’s pride and promise before the disaster.” —Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald Serenade for Haiti returns to Speed Cinema after a sold-out screening at the Flyover Film Festival. Filmed over a seven-year period in Haiti, this documentary celebrates the perseverance of its young people in light of adversity, particularly through the story of the students and faculty of the Sainte Trinité Music School. When a catastrophic earthquake completely destroys the school…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 24 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.”—Kristy Puchko, Nerdist What are the chances that the hottest pinup idol of the 1930s was also a genius who foresaw Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cell phone technology? She was one in a million: Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr, an impossibly stunning beauty, achieved international notoriety when she casually swam nude in the 1933 Czech Gustav Mahaty film Ecstasy. As this was the first…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 25 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.”—Kristy Puchko, Nerdist What are the chances that the hottest pinup idol of the 1930s was also a genius who foresaw Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cell phone technology? She was one in a million: Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr, an impossibly stunning beauty, achieved international notoriety when she casually swam nude in the 1933 Czech Gustav Mahaty film Ecstasy. As this was the first…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 25 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.”—Kristy Puchko, Nerdist What are the chances that the hottest pinup idol of the 1930s was also a genius who foresaw Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cell phone technology? She was one in a million: Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr, an impossibly stunning beauty, achieved international notoriety when she casually swam nude in the 1933 Czech Gustav Mahaty film Ecstasy. As this was the first…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Paris, Texas

November 26 at 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Free Owsley Sunday Film Directed by Wim Wenders “It is true, deep, and brilliant.”—Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times In late September, the great Kentucky-born actor Harry Dean Stanton died at the age of 91. In memory of his stellar career crossing six decade, we screen Paris, Texas which showcases one of his most celebrated roles. The film won the Palme d’Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire) brings his keen eye for…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

November 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Alexandra Dean “Not just a stupendous tribute to Lamarr, but also a tribute to every brilliant woman ignored.”—Kristy Puchko, Nerdist What are the chances that the hottest pinup idol of the 1930s was also a genius who foresaw Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cell phone technology? She was one in a million: Hedy Lamarr. Lamarr, an impossibly stunning beauty, achieved international notoriety when she casually swam nude in the 1933 Czech Gustav Mahaty film Ecstasy. As this was the first…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: Court

November 30 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Chaitanya Tamhane “Tamhane’s quiet techniques build to pure, cold fury.” —Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the “people’s poet,” is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker to commit suicide. His trial is a ridiculous and harrowing…

Find out more »
December 2017

Speed Cinema Presents: The Square

December 1 at 7:00 pm - 9:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ruben Östlund “Questions our understanding of honesty, trust and fellowship.” —Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world, The Square goes right for the jugular cutting through issues of race, class, gender and pomposity with great irreverence. Achingly funny, the sacred cows of the museum world are all put up for slaughter. Christian is the flashy curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden, a divorced but devoted father of two…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: The Square

December 2 at 3:00 pm - 5:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ruben Östlund “Questions our understanding of honesty, trust and fellowship.” —Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world, The Square goes right for the jugular cutting through issues of race, class, gender and pomposity with great irreverence. Achingly funny, the sacred cows of the museum world are all put up for slaughter. Christian is the flashy curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden, a divorced but devoted father of two…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: The Square

December 2 at 7:00 pm - 9:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ruben Östlund “Questions our understanding of honesty, trust and fellowship.” —Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world, The Square goes right for the jugular cutting through issues of race, class, gender and pomposity with great irreverence. Achingly funny, the sacred cows of the museum world are all put up for slaughter. Christian is the flashy curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden, a divorced but devoted father of two…

Find out more »

Speed Cinema Presents: The Square

December 3 at 3:00 pm - 5:25 pm
Speed Cinema, 2035 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208 United States

Directed by Ruben Östlund “Questions our understanding of honesty, trust and fellowship.” —Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice One of the darkest comedies ever created about the art world, The Square goes right for the jugular cutting through issues of race, class, gender and pomposity with great irreverence. Achingly funny, the sacred cows of the museum world are all put up for slaughter. Christian is the flashy curator of a contemporary art museum in Sweden, a divorced but devoted father of two…

Find out more »
+ Export Events