Reel to Real: Conversations that bring movies to life!

Just like your favorite book club, REEL to REAL provides a forum for thoughtful discussion of films in a casual, comfortable environment.

The Denis Theatre Reel to Real Conversations appeal to a wide group of film lovers and include several film genres. Join us for each Reel to Real as we watch a movie, share a meal, and engage in a follow-up discussion on that evening's film. 

 

Click here for more information on our next Reel to Real event.

*NOTE: Registration is required, as seating is limited to 25.  To register, or for more information, contact the Denis Theatre Foundation at denisreeltoreal@gmail.com

 
 

Previous Reel to Real Films:

 

2017

HAROLD AND MAUDE (1971) Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold is changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

THE SALESMAN (2016) - While both participating in a production of Death of a Salesman, a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.
FORCE MAJEURE (2014) - An examination of human behavior, this is a provocative and sometimes funny Swedish movie that poses the question, "What would you do?"
 

LITTLE MEN (2016) - This independent film focuses on the tension between children and adults against the background of an urban land dispute.

DELI MAN (2015) - Humorous and insightful, this documentary explores the community and connections created by the Jewish delicatessen culture.

 

 2016

MCCABE & MRS. MILLER (1971) - American Revisionist Western film starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie, with a soundtrack by Leonard Cohan and directed by Robert Altman.
 

ART AND CRAFT (2014) - Follows Mark Landis, one of the most prolific art forgers in US history, as he is exposed and must confront the legacy of his 30-year career.

BEING JOHN MALKOVICH (1999) - A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.

TIMBUKTU (2015) - A Best Foreign Film nominee, this tense drama examines the lives of North African natives living under jihadist rule.
PHOENIX (2014) - This German film focuses on identity, memory, and the power of sweet revenge.
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE (2016) - A quirky coming of age adventure, this buddy movie is a New Zealand delight.  

 

2015

MAN ON THE TRAIN (2002) - A French film about the relationship between a gun-toting stranger and an isolated school teacher.

MELVIN AND HOWARD (1980) - Jonathan Demme's true story about a man who may or may not be the heir to Howard Hughes' fortune.

THE DEAD (1987) - John Huston's 1987 acclaimed adaptation of the James Joyce novel

BABY FACE (1933) - This risqué movie is notorious for helping to initiate the Hollywood Moral Production Code.

MUSCLE SHOALS (2013) - This lively documentary captures the energy of the recording studios that helped shape popular music.  

THE HUNT (2012) - Nominated for an Academy Award, this Danish film explores the power of moral panic within a small town.

 

2014

INCENDIES (2010)
STORIES WE TELL (2013)
BABETTE'S FEAST (1988)
WADJDA (2012)
LOCKE (2013)

2013

CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS (2006) 
AFTER THE WEDDING (2006) 
BOOKER'S PLACE: A MISSISSIPPI STORY (2012) 
MONSIEUR LAZHAR (2011) 
BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD (2012)
     
2012

NOWHERE IN AFRICA (2001) 
A SEPARATION (2011) 
TAKE SHELTER (2011) 
WIN WIN (2011)
THE IDES OF MARCH (2011)
MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (2011)
      
2011

THE DESCENDANTS (2011)
CITY ISLAND (2009) 
IN A BETTER WORLD (2010)