Yep. We're Closed

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Cinema 21 is temporarily closed. We’ll continue to follow CDC guidelines and will remain closed until we know we can offer the safest possible movie-going experience to all of you and provide a safe work place to our employees.

Meanwhile, we have on offer, several on-demand viewing options of first-run titles in our virtual theater. 

If you’d like to help support Cinema 21 while we are closed, we are currently offering for purchase, gift certificates with no expiration date.

Virtual Theater

While we are dedicated to theatrical exhibition, while we are shut down, we’ve partnered with distributors and filmmakers to offer streaming of first-run indie and art film. This will help support the theater through this crisis. We’ll share in the revenue with distributors. 

NOW PLAYING

MILITARY WIVES

Military Wives

Military Wives centers on a group of women from different backgrounds whose partners are away serving in Afghanistan. Faced with their loved ones’ absences, they come together to form the very first military wives choir, helping each other through some of life’s most difficult moments, and quickly find themselves on an international stage.

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY

Featuring extensive interviews with Diana Kennedy and famed chefs José Andrés, Rick Bayless, Gabriela Camara and Alice Waters, Diana Kennedy provides an intimate look at the leading expert on Mexican cuisine.

THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF

A stranger-than-fiction documentary!

Desperate for answers about the theft of her 2 paintings, a Czech artist seeks out and befriends the career criminal who stole them. After inviting her thief to sit for a portrait, the two form an improbable relationship and an inextricable bond that will forever link these lonely souls.

LEONARDO: THE WORKS

Leonardo da Vinci is acclaimed as the world’s favorite artist. This documentary focuses on his peerless paintings and drawings.

UP FROM THE STREETS

A feature length documentary that looks at the culture of New Orleans through the lens of music.

BEYOND THE VISIBLE: HILMA AF KLINT

SPACESHIP EARTH

In 1991 eight visionaries embark on a two-year experiment to quarantine themselves inside Biosphere 2 — a self-engineered replica of Earth’s ecosystem.

CLEMENTINE

Reeling from a one-sided breakup, anguished Karen flees Los Angeles for her ex’s idyllic lake house in the Pacific Northwest. There, she becomes entangled with a mysterious, alluring younger woman.

THE BOOKSELLERS

This documentary features book-loving luminaries Fran Lebowitz, Susan Orlean, Gay Talese and a gaggle of eccentrics, nerds, and oddballs whose passions are books and book collecting.

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The life and work of iconic supreme court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is profiled in this documentary from 2018. 

LIFE ITSELF

A loving documentary showcasing the world’s best-known film critic, Roger Ebert

COMING SOON