Coming Attractions:

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    Born To Be Blue

    Wednesday, May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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    Science On Screen – THE MARTIAN

    Wednesday, May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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    Miles Ahead

    Saturday, June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Born To Be Blue

Wednesday, May 18 @ 7:30 pm

“Hawkes performance ranks among the best of his career!”
Andrew Barker, Variety Magazine

Venue

The Ellen Theatre
Website:
www.theellentheatre.com

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Jazz legend Chet Baker (Ethan Hawke) searches for love and redemption when he is approached to star in a movie about his own troubled life in order to mount a comeback in the late 1960s. Ethan Hawke lights up the screen in Born To Be Blue and is brilliant as Baker, whose tumultuous life is thrillingly re-imagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. Creatively blending fact with fiction and driven by Hawke’s virtuoso performance, Born to Be Blue unfolds with all the stylistic brio and improvisatory genius of great jazz. “Everything that makes Ethan Hawke an extraordinary actor – his energy, his empathy, his fearless, vanity-free eagerness to explore the deeper recesses of a character – is on view in his performance as Chet Baker,” says Peter Traverse, Rolling Stone Magazine.

Need more music after the film? Visit urban hotspot & BFS sponsor, PLONK, for live jazz night right after the film!