Bikes vs. Cars January 5 * Bijou Art Cinemas * 6pm

    In BIKES vs CARS, director Fredrik Gertten explores the ongoing efforts of bicycle activists, from Copenhagen to Los Angeles to Sao Paulo, who are fighting for their right to ride on city streets against the combined forces of multi-billion dollar auto, oil, and construction lobbies, who are determined to keep our cities car dependent. The [...]

FIRE in the HEARTLAND***May 7th***Bijou Art Cinemas***6PM

Production Notes From the Director: The heart and soul of this film are the interviews with over twenty of the people who were at Kent State together during the protests and the events before, after and during the shootings on May 4, 1970. The process of making Fire in the Heartland over many years has [...]

THE HOMESTRETCH–April 2nd–Bijou Art Cinemas–6pm

THE HOMESTRETCH follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Each of these resilient, inspiring teenagers - Roque, Kasey and Anthony - will surprise and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while facing the trauma of being alone and [...]

BRINGING IT HOME–January 8th–Bijou Art Cinema–6:00pm

A father’s search to find the healthiest building materials leads him to the completion of the nation’s first hemp house. Hemp with lime is a non-toxic, energy efficient, mildew, fire and pest resistant building material. The drawback — although research is legal in some states, hemp remains off-limits to almost all U.S. farmers.  Industrial hemp is [...]

The Power Of Forgiveness**December 4th** Bijou on 13th**6:00pm

THE POWER of FORGIVENESS explores recent research into the psychological and physical effects of forgiveness on individuals and within relationships under a wide variety of conditions and translates it into a popular, accessible documentary film for national public television. This includes feature stories on the Amish, the 9/11 tragedy and peace-building in Northern Ireland, along [...]