VIRTUAL SCREENING ROOM

Watch great films, selected with care.

Cinema marches on, even as cinema screens are dark. These are films we'd have been proud to bring to the big screen in Akron. By watching them here in our virtual screening room, you can still directly benefit The Nightlight.

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"At a time when normalcy has routinely backflipped into a pool of insanity, THE TWENTIETH CENTURY makes perfectly perverse sense. -Matt Fagerholm, rogerebert.com

Available through 12/4

Filmed over seven years with extraordinary access and intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people, BELLY OF THE BEAST exposes a pattern of illegal sterilizations, modern-day eugenics, and reproductive injustice in California prisons.

Called "a thrilling legal drama" by the LA Times," chosen as a 'Critic's Pick' by the New York Times, and predicted by VARIETY to be an Oscar contender.

Available through 12/4

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Coming Soon

The acclaimed, inspiring festival hit documentary on America's first hospital center for transgender medical care.

Born to Be follows the work of Dr. Jess Ting (he/him) at the groundbreaking Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery. There, for the first time ever in New York City, transgender and gender non-conforming people have access to quality transition-related care. With extraordinary access, this remarkable documentary offers an intimate look at how one doctor's work impacts the lives of his patients as well as how his journey from renowned plastic surgeon to pioneering gender-affirming specialist has led to his own transformation.The acclaimed, inspiring festival hit documentary on America's first hospital center for transgender medical care.

Watch the trailer for BORN TO BE
Arriving in our Virtual Cinema 11/27

Collective presents a darkly effective overview of the cycle of political corruption and public cynicism that takes hold when the government abrogates its responsibility to the people.

Watch the trailer for COLLECTIVE
Arriving in our Virtual Cinema 11/27