Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, July 26 - August 1, 2019. Osio, a nonprofit movie theater dedicated to independent, foreign, and art films, is located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey. Purchase advance tickets on our website.
MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE
Weekdays at 2pm, 5pm, 7pm
Sat & Sun at 11:45am, 2pm, 5pm, 7pm
This documentary begins on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of a community of expat artists, writers, and musicians. Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait into an idyllic 1960s bohemia. Watch the trailer.
THE FALL OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE
Fri, Sat, Sun, Tues, Wed, Thurs at 1:45pm, 6:30pm
Mon at 1:45pm
Pierre-Paul Daoust, an intellectual with a PhD in philosophy, is forced to work as a deliveryman to afford a decent living. One day, while delivering a parcel, he gets caught in a holdup gone terribly wrong, leaving two dead and millions in money bags laying on the ground. Pierre-Paul is confronted with a dilemma: leave empty handed, or take the money and run? Watch the trailer.
THE ART OF SELF-DEFENSE
Daily at 2:30pm, 7:15pm
After he's attacked on the street at night by a roving motorcycle gang, a timid bookkeeper, Casey, joins a neighborhood karate studio to learn how to protect himself. Under the watchful eye of a charismatic instructor, Sensei, and a hardcore brown belt student, Casey gains a newfound sense of confidence for the first time in his life. But when he attends Sensei's mysterious night classes, he discovers a sinister world of fraternity, brutality and hyper-masculinity, presenting a journey that places him squarely in the sights of his enigmatic new mentor. Watch the trailer.
Weekdays at 2:45pm, 7:30pm
Sat & Sun at 12:30pm, 2:45pm, 7:30pm
Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of prison and reunited with her son and daughter, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville. Rose's mother, on the other hand, has had a bellyful of her worthless nonsense. Forced to take strict responsibility, Rose gets a cleaning job, only to find an unlikely champion in the middle-class lady of the house. Watch the trailer.
TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
Weekdays at 6pm
Sat & Sun at 12:30pm, 6pm
This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works, and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America, and the human condition. Watch the trailer.
Daily at 3pm
Though Emily and Donald live in the same idyllic London neighborhood of Hampstead, the worlds they inhabit could not be more different. She is an American widow occupying a posh apartment she can no longer afford and filling her time with charity work as she struggles to figure out a next step. He is a gruff Irish loner who lives off the land in a makeshift cabin and wants nothing more than to be left in peace. When his home is threatened by greedy real estate developers, Emily believes she has found her new cause--but gets more than she bargained for when unexpected romance blossoms. Watch the trailer.
Weekdays at 4:45pm
Sat & Sun at 12pm, 4:45pm
Pavarotti is a riveting film that lifts the curtain on the icon who brought opera to the people. Academy Award winner Ron Howard puts audiences front row center for an exploration of the voice, the man, and the legend. Luciano Pavarotti gave his life to the music and a voice to the world. This cinematic event features history-making performances and intimate interviews, including never-before-seen footage and cutting-edge Dolby Atmos technology Watch the trailer.
Daily at 5pm
A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women, separated by culture and generation, are united by their love of a biting punchline. Watch the trailer.
ECHO IN THE CANYON
Weekdays at 4:30pm
Sat & Sun at 11:45am, 4:30pm
Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA's Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. It was a moment when bands came to LA to emulate The Beatles and Laurel Canyon emerged as a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for a new generation of musicians who would soon put an indelible stamp on the history of American popular music. Watch the trailer.