Category Archives: Screenings

‘Running on Empty’ Screening @ BFI, London

26 May @ 20:30 – Running on Empty [NFT2]
30 May @ 20:40 – Running on Empty [NFT2]
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LGBT films hit the big screen in Nashville

Three LGBT themed films to run at the Belcourt: My Own Private Idaho
This Gus Van Sant classic, released in 1991, is a loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry IV. Mike Waters (River Phoenix) is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor (Keanu Reeves) is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike’s estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant. Special showing at midnight on February 9. Read More here // Official Website: here

‘Stand By Me’ UK Screenings

16 Sep @ 20:45 – Stand By Me (NFT1)
30 Sep @ 15:45 – Stand By Me (NFT2)
22 Sep @ 18:15 – Stand By Me (NFT2)
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01 Sep @ 9:00pm – Stand By Me
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IMA announces 2017 Summer Nights Film Series lineup

Yes, spring just arrived, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about summer, too. And with summer comes Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Summer Nights Film Series, a staple on our summer calendar here at NUVO.
Saturday, July 29: Stand By Me (1986, 89 min., R)
In the summer of 1959, four 12-year-old friends, Gordie (Will Wheaton), Chris (River Phoenix), Teddy (Corey Feldman) and Vern (Jerry O’Connell), set off to find a dead body rumored to be in the woods, creating memories and friendships that last them a lifetime, in the Rob Reiner film. Read More: // here


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As a part of the Hudson Valley Craft Beer Fest, we’re partnering with Sloop Brewing Company for a screening of STAND BY ME, including a four course feast paired with beers! Rob Reiner’s film about the sadness that comes with the end of childhood innocence still maintains an emotional resonance decades later. Starring the very talented young quartet of River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, Jerry O’Connell and Corey Feldman, STAND BY ME encompasses all the joy and pain of adolescence with an honest and deft touch, something that is rarely seen in the genre these days. Read More: // here

Indiana Jones triple bill @ Prince Charles Cinema, London

Prince Charles Cinema, London
18 Apr @ 1:20pm – Raiders / Temple of Doom / Last Crusade
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Whistler cinephiles get Canada’s first look at last River Phoenix film

Whistler Film Festival audiences will get Canada’s first look at actor River Phoenix’s last film among other edgy odds and ends gathered by programmer Paul Gratton in his second year at the mountain movie bash. Phoenix, who died of a drug overdose outside an L.A. night club on Halloween night 20 years ago, stars in Dark Blood, about a young widower living on a nuclear testing site. The movie is among 84 films — 42 features and 42 shorts — screening at the 13th annual festival Dec. 4-8. Continue @


After nearly two decades, George Sluizer’s thriller DARK BLOOD has finally been completed and will have its Los Angeles Premiere at our very own Aero Theatre on Tuesday, October 29th. This is an added event that was not previously on our print calendar. The film stars the late River Phoenix as Boy, a damaged young widower with Native American roots living in the desert when a married couple with car trouble enter his life – and find he’s in no hurry to return them to civilization. Continue @