Grail Moviehouse Celebrates the Second Art House Theater Day

Press release from Grail Moviehouse:

On Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 join the Grail Moviehouse and 150+ cinemas nationwide for Art House Theater Day.

Art House Theater Day celebrates the legacy of independent theaters as advocates for cinema arts. In an age where media has become more digital than tangible, more solitary than social, art house theaters remain the physical spaces where film lovers congregate and connect with intrepid, creative filmmaking. They are the beating heart for new and exciting cinema that is shaping the future of the medium. This art house movement has nurtured a flourishing ecosystem of adventurous audiences, independent productions, and an incredible diversity of original filmmaking. Art House Theater Day is a worldwide celebration in honor of this movement, a day to celebrate cinemas that stand the test of time and the tremendous film culture that art house theaters promote.

At the Grail Moviehouse we are proud to be a part of this movement, and we hope you can stop by and say Hello, join us for some wonderful films, giveaways and prizes, and enjoy the shared movie-going experience.

Join us for very special screenings of:

1:00pm – REVOLTING RHYMES – Part One and Two. Two beautiful half-hour animations, inspired by Roald Dahl’s much loved book and brilliant retelling of classic fairy tales.

3:00pm – MARTHA & NIKI – In 2010 Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop. The film follows these two young women as they discover more about their identity and selves through dance and culture. Martha & Niki will be preceded by the short The Sense of Touch.
Tickets $7

5:00pm – MONTY PYTHON and the HOLY GRAIL – Help us celebrate our 2nd Art House Theater Day with this classic comedy, our namesake, share a good laugh with friends, and enjoy the lunacy!

7:00pm – LUCKY – Special advance screening of acclaimed character actor John Carroll Lynch’s directorial debut LUCKY. The film follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist (Harry Dean Stanton) and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town.
Tickets $7/9

9pm – THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE – Just as Hitchcock’s Psycho was based on the life of deeply disturbed farmer Ed Gein, so is this little story of depravity and dementia. Though the film did not enjoy immediate success at the box office, it has since gathered a hefty cult following. Directed by the late Tobe Hooper, Texas Chainsaw Massacre is considered by many to be groundbreaking work in the genre of horror.

Tickets $7/9

PRICE – Individual Tickets range from $5 to $9

DAY PASS is available at the BOX OFFICE for $25 – Gets you one ticket into each of the five films shown.

GIVEAWAYS and PRIZES – ranging from buttons, film specific giveaways, concession items and discounts, T-shirts, posters

Visit for all the details

About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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