The Historic Balboa Theatre

Now Playing Tue 7/22 – Thur 7/31

Dawn of the planet of the Apes (PG-13)

Tue 7/22 – Thu 7/24: (1:45), 4:30, 7:15
Fri 7/25 & Sat 7/26: (1:45), 4:30, 7:15, 10:00
Sun 7/27: (11:00 AM), 1:45, 4:30, 7:15
Mon 7/28 – Wed 7/30: (1:45), 4:30, 7:15
Thu 7/31: (1:45), 4:30
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Planes: Fire & Rescue (PG)

Tue 7/22 – Wed 7/23: (12:30), 2:30, 4:30, 6:30
Thu 7/24: (12:30), 2:30, 4:30
Fri 7/25: (12:30), 2:30, 4:30, 6:30, 8:30
Sat 7/26: (10:30 AM), 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30, 8:30
Sun 7/27: (10:30 AM), 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30
Mon 7/28 – Wed 7/30: (12:30), 2:30, 4:30, 6:30
Thu 7/31: (12:30), 2:30, 4:30
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Harry Potter: Goblet of fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (PG-13)

Sat 7/26: 10 AM
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Upcoming Popcorn Palace Movies
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The White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights

Thur 7/24: 7:30pm
See below for all “Summer Music Documentary Series”
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Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13)

Thu 7/31: 7:00 PM
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Dragonball Z (PG)

Tue 8/5: 7:00, 9:00
Sat 8/9: (10:30am), 12:30pm
Sun 8/10: (10:30am), 12:30pm
Mon 8/11: 7:00, 9:00
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Summer Music Documentary Series

Sponsored by
Amoeba Music

The White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights

Thur 7/24: 7:30pm
A visual and emotional feature length film documenting The White Stripes making their way through Canada and culminating with their 10th anniversary show in Nova Scotia. The film documents the band playing shows all over Canada; from local bowling alleys, to city buses, and onward to the historic Savoy Theatre for the 10th Anniversary show. Along the way, they have some nice casual conversations about their ten years together, fire cannons, play some of their biggest songs together on stage, and even play a ‘one note show.’ The cameras were there to capture every waking moment.
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You See Me Laughin’

Thur 7/31: 7:30pm
A personal journey into the lives and music of the last of the Mississippi hill country bluesmen – farmers and laborers first, musicians second – men who, year after year, congregated on back porches and in tiny juke joints to drink and sing and play guitar. YOU SEE ME LAUGHIN’ takes us on the road and into the homes of R.L. Burnside, Junior Kimbrough, T-Model Ford, Cedell Davis, Johnny Farmer and Asie Payton – musicians who’ve labored for the blues tradition despite lives steeped in poverty and violence. Most have lived among the same farms, small bars and competitive rivalries their entire lives. The result is a raw, powerful music that is fused with the cultural landscape of its musicians.
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Twenty Feet from Stardom

Thur 8/7: 7:30pm
Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we’ve had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.
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Stop Making Sense

Thur 8/14: 7:30pm
Universally acclaimed as one of the best concert films ever made, Stop Making Sense documents the groundbreaking Talking Heads at their peak and was directed by Jonathan Demme.
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Anvil: The Story of Anvil

Thur 8/21: 7:30pm
Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal’s most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.
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Neil Young Trunk Show

Thur 8/28: 7:30pm
Jonathan Demme gives us some Neil Young musical and spiritual soul. Young on a stage full of personal icons: alone in the center of a circle of his beloved acoustic guitars; in the midst of stellar musicians Ben Keith, Ralph Molina, Rick Rosas, Pegi Young and Anthony “Sweet Pea” Crawford, creating mesmerizing electric travelogues into the artist’s psyche.
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