Mary Riepma Ross Film Theater
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Hixson-Lied College of Fine & Performing Arts

October 01, Wednesday

ADMISSION:
Evening
$9.75 Adults
$7.25 Students
$7.25 Children
$7.75 Military
$7.75 Seniors
$6.75 Members

Matinee
$7.75 Adults
$6.75 Students
$6.75 Children
$6.75 Military
$7.25 Seniors
$6.25 Members

Children are 12 and under, Seniors are 60 and older

Students and Military must show a valid ID to receive discount

We accept cash, check, NCard, Visa, and Mastercard

Box Office Opens 30 Minutes Before Showtimes



RATINGS:
Many of the films shown at The Ross are not rated due to the prohibitive cost of acquiring a rating from the Motion Picture Association of America. Consequently, as many of these films contain graphic content, viewer discretion is advised.

LOCATION:
313 N. 13 STREET
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA




The Nebraska Arts Council, a state agency, has supported the programs of this organization through its matching grants program funded by the Nebraska Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. Visit www.nebraskaartscouncil.org for information on how the Nebraska Arts Council can assist your organization, or how you can support the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
FRANK
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FRANK
Fri, Sep 26 - Thu, Oct 2
Directed By: Lenny Abrahamson
Runtime: 1 hour, 35 minutes
MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual content
Country: USA
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Release Date: August 15, 2014
With: Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scott McNairy, Carla Azar, François Civil

Showtimes
10/1 Wed 5:10, 7:15, 9:20 p.m.
10/2 Thu 5:10, 9:45 p.m.
Synopsis
Acclaimed Irish director Lenny Abrahamson follows up his award-winning films <i>Adam & Paul, Garage</i>, and <i>What Richard Did</i> with an offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-ga...
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THE CONGRESS
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THE CONGRESS
Fri, Sep 26 - Thu, Oct 2
Directed By: Ari Folman
Runtime: 2 hours, 2 minutes
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Country: Israel, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Distributor: Drafthouse Films
Release Date: August 29, 2014
With: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Danny Huston, Paul Giamatti, Jon Hamm, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Showtimes
10/1 Wed 4:30, 7:00, 9:30 p.m.
10/2 Thu 4:30, 7:00, 9:30 p.m.
Synopsis
More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress (Robin Wright, playing a version of herself) decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent (Harvey Keitel) and th...
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SPECIAL EVENTS
THE ALLOY ORCHESTRA ACCOMPANYING "THE SON OF THE SHEIK"

Friday, October 3 - 7:30 p.m.

The world-renowned Alloy Orchestra returns to The Ross with a new original score accompanying the digitally restored silent film THE SON OF THE SHEIK (1926), starring Vilma Banky and Rudolph Valentino in his final role.

Sponsored by Allstate Lincoln & the Friends of The Ross with support from the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

There will be a free pre-performance reception (starting at 5:30 p.m.) for members of The Friends of The Ross and employees of Allstate Lincoln. The reception will include food and a cash bar. CLICK HERE to RSVP. By filling out the RSVP form you are submitting a reservation for the RECEPTION ONLY. You will need to purchase tickets to the Alloy performances SEPARATELY.

ALLOY ORCHESTRA is a three man musical ensemble, writing and performing live accompaniment to classic silent films. Working with an outrageous assemblage of peculiar objects, they thrash and grind soulful music from unlikely sources. Performing at prestigious film festivals and cultural centers in the US and abroad, Alloy has helped revive some of the great masterpieces of the silent era.

An unusual combination of found percussion and state-of-the-art electronics gives the Orchestra the ability to create any sound imaginable. Utilizing their famous "rack of junk" and electronic synthesizers, the group generates beautiful music in a spectacular variety of styles. They can conjure up a French symphony or a simple German bar band of the 20's. The group can make the audience think it is being attacked by tigers, contacted by radio signals from Mars or swept up in the Russian Revolution.

TICKETS
$25 General Admission
$20 Seniors
$15 Students, Members of Friends of the Ross


THE SON OF THE SHEIK (1926, 68 minutes)
In SON OF THE SHEIK, Valentino plays an unusual dual role, both the Sheik and his son. The son of the sheik and a dancing girl (Vilma Banky ) fall in love, but when he is made to believe she has betrayed him he seeks revenge.

SON OF THE SHEIK was Valentino’s last film. The star died of a sudden infection two weeks before the general release of the film, while he was on a nationwide promotion tour. The film was a huge hit with audiences (grossing a million dollars in the first year) and critics have deemed it the greatest work of the actor’s career.
A NIGHT AT THE ROSS RAFFLE

Tickets now available!

Purchase “A Night at The Ross” raffle tickets and you could win a private screening for you and 100 friends! Tickets are $25 each and are available the night of the "Nobody Does It Better" event on October 10, by mail (download the form here), or online below.

A NIGHT AT THE ROSS Raffle



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