Below are the showtimes for Osio Theater, October 4-10, 2019. Osio, a nonprofit movie theater dedicated to independent, foreign, and art films, is located at 350 Alvarado Street in Old Monterey. Purchase advance tickets on our website.
TEL AVIV ON FIRE
Weekdays at 2pm, 4:15pm, 6:45pm
Sat & Sun at 11:30am, 2pm, 4:15pm, 6:45pm
Salam, a 30-year-old Palestinian living in Jerusalem, works as an intern on a popular soap opera. Every day he must pass through an arduous Israeli checkpoint to reach the television studios. After meeting the commander of the check point, Assi, whose wife is a huge fan of the show, gets involved in the writing of the show. Salam soon realizes that Assi’s ideas could get him a promotion but when Assi and the soap’s financial backers disagree on how the show should end, Salam must solve his problems with a final master stroke. Watch the trailer.
Daily at 4pm
Kasie and Carey, a brother and sister who were abandoned by their mother and brought up by their father, now face the struggle of his imminent death. With their father on his death bed, the estranged Carey comes how to help Kasie take care of him. Watch the trailer.
MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL
Weekdays at 1:45pm, 6:30pm
Sat & Sun at 11:15am, 1:45pm, 6:30pm
Horn player, bandleader, innovator. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart: Miles Davis. Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, studio outtakes, and rare photos, this documentary tells the story of a truly singular talent and unpacks the man behind the horn. Watch the trailer.
FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES
Daily at 4pm
The origin story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, and its creative roots in early 1960s New York, when "tradition" was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race relations and religion were evolving. Watch the trailer.
Daily at 6pm
This documentary is the quintessential portal to Ram Dass's life and teachings. His ability to entertain and his sense of humor are abundantly evident in a conversation that brings us around to address the vast question of ultimate freedom. Watch the trailer.
LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE
Weekdays at 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 7pm
Sat & Sun at 11:45am, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 7pm
A musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century and one of the most successful recording artists of all time. At the height of unprecedented success, Ronstadt, a restless and adventurous artist, turned away from pop music to explore an astonishing variety of musical styles, from American standards to country to classical operetta before circling back to her family roots with traditional Mexican canciones. Withstanding constant pressure from a risk-averse industry, Ronstadt insisted on following her musical instincts. Watch the trailer.
BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON
Daily at 4:15pm
Brittany Forgler is a funny, likeable, 27-year-old hot mess of a New Yorker whose trashy nightclub adventures and early-morning walks of shame make her late for work every day. But when she stops by a Yelp-recommended doctor’s office in an attempt to score Adderall, Brittany gets handed a series of diagnoses instead—elevated heart rate, high blood pressure … the list goes on. Suddenly forced to get a grip, Brittany laces up her Converse sneakers and runs one sweaty block. The next day, she runs two. Soon she runs a mile. Brittany finally has direction - but is she on the right path? Watch the trailer.
Weekdays at 6:30pm
Sat at 11:45am, 6:30pm
Sun at 6:30pm
She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun, a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the US is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on UN Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. Watch the trailer.
THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON
Daily at 2pm
The Peanut Butter Falcon begins when Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from a nursing home where he lives in order to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler. Through circumstances beyond their control, Tyler, a small time outlaw on the run, becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor, a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own, to join them on their journey. Watch the trailer.