Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, August 2-8, 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.
BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHE
Daily at 3pm
Pamela B. Green's energetic documentary about pioneer filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation. Watch the trailer.
Weekdays at 1:45pm, 4:30pm, 7pm
Sat & Sun at 11:30am, 1:45pm, 4:30pm, 7pm
Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first-ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides, but she refused to give up. Although blessed with tremendous self-belief Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men. Watch the trailer.
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 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.
Daily at 2:45pm, 7pm
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.
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.
ECHO IN THE CANYON
Weekdays at 5pm
Sat & Sun at 11:45am, 5pm
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.