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Watch Tron - Help Cure Cancer

Sunday, December 12th, 2010 at 2:00pm

Tron, a cult classic from 1982, is a movie about a hacker who is literally abducted into the world of a computer and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program. The movie has such a following they decided to make a sequel. Why not refresh your memory by watching the original on the big screen?!

All proceeds go to the Luekemia and Lymphoma Society who funds research on curing blood cancer.

Tickets are $10 pre-purhase from my Website, $15 at the door.

Boy Beneath The Bandages

Sunday, December 12th, 2010 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Garrett is a young boy struggling with Epidermolysis bullosa, a rare skin disease to which blisters cover the body and disallow the skin to adhere to his body, leaving him to wear bandages from the neck down for the rest of his life. However, not letting his disease defeat his dreams, Garrett lives and breathes basketball, hoping to one day be a pro basketball coach. Wanting to be a regular kid, he pursues to play a friendly game with the neighborhood kids. His mother, Deborah, on the other hand, sees him and his disease much more fragile than anyone else, and ultimately not letting him out of the house, her overprotective demeanor catches them, leaving Garrett defeated.

"Boy Beneath The Bandages" is a Short film Based on the Award Winning True Story Adaptation Documentary by Andre Hermann.

Tickets avaiable day of the show at the theater.

For more information, please visit our Facebook page.

Race to Nowhere

December 2nd, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

Tickets will be $10 pre-sale through www.racetonowhere.com or $15 at the door.

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

ComedySportz Night

Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at 8:00pm

Not comedy about sports, but comedy played as a sport! Finally, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that's great for the whole family.

It's ComedySportz, an award-winning interactive comedy show where two teams of "act-letes" compete for audience laughs and points while improvising scenes, games, operas and musicals based on audience suggestions.

Buy Tickets $15 Adults, $12 Students, Kids, & Seniors

For more information, please visit comedysportzsanjose.com

Race to Nowhere

November 14th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

Tickets will be $10 pre-sale through www.racetonowhere.com or $15 at the door.

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

Takedowns and Falls

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Takedowns and Falls is a documentary film that tells the story of a group of Pennsylvania teens and their relationships within a high school wrestling team on a journey to attain a state championship. It chronicles a season of the Central Dauphin Rams in Harrisburg, PA and highlights the sacrifice of its athletes, the commitment of their families and the dedication of its coaches.

It is a story, and film, that captures life-lessons that all people can share and learn from. Audiences will witness the characters go about their days, their lives captured and portrayed honestly, on and off the mat, and finding the parallels between the two.

Buy Tickets $10 before November 14th, $15 the day of the show.

For more information, please visit takedownsandfalls-blog.com

Race to Nowhere

November 7th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

SOLD OUT

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

Meet the Artists

Sunday, November 7th, 2010 10am to 2pm

Please join us for the "Meet the Artists" reception at Bluelight Cinemas. Coffee and desserts will be served. Discount concession items will also be available.

Buy Tickets $3 in advance, $5 day of the show, includes 2 discounted movie passes to Bluelight Cinemas. Kids under 16 free.

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Golmaal 3

November 5th - 11th, 2010

Golmaal 3 is a comedy film directed by Rohit Shetty. Golmaal 3 is a simple but unusual story of a Group of crazy individuals coming together due to an unprecedented situation and transforming into a salient Family.

Tickets: $11 Adults, $7 Children

For more information, please visit www.golmaal3thefilm.com

Race to Nowhere

November 4th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

SOLD OUT

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

3 Day Film Encore / Let Me In

Sunday October 31st, 2010 8:30pm

A special Halloween double feature of Let Me In along with all 11 films from the 3 Day Film Challenge with a new introduction from host Craig Johnson.

Tickets for the Sunday October 31st 10:00pm showing of Let Me In include the 3 Day Film Encore double feature beginning at 8:30pm

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Race to Nowhere

October 26th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

SOLD OUT

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

Race to Nowhere

October 24th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

SOLD OUT

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

3 Day Film Challenge Screening

Premiere Screening: October 22nd, 2010 9:00pm

Enchanted film-goers will descend upon the Bluelight Cinemas for special 9pm screenings and a very haunted AFTER-PARTY presented by The Oaks Event Center & the 3 Day Film Challenge.

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For details, check out: www.3dayfilmchallenge.com

Race to Nowhere

October 17th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

SOLD OUT

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

3 Day Film Challenge Launch

Filmmaking Event: October 15th-17th, 2010

This October, Filmmakers will have just 72 Hours to Craft A Horror Masterpiece...hot on the heals of our previous 3 Day Film Challenge (June 2010) which was a terrific success we might add, with 15 teams and hundreds of audience members joining us for screenings at the Bluelight Cinemas in Cupertino (plus thousands more watching the films online), with prizes in various categories including a Grand Prize valued at over $3,000.

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For details, check out: www.3dayfilmchallenge.com

ComedySportz Night

Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at 8:00pm

Not comedy about sports, but comedy played as a sport! Finally, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that's great for the whole family.

It's ComedySportz, an award-winning interactive comedy show where two teams of "act-letes" compete for audience laughs and points while improvising scenes, games, operas and musicals based on audience suggestions.

Buy Tickets $15 Adults, $12 Students, Kids, & Seniors

For more information, please visit comedysportzsanjose.com

Race to Nowhere

October 9th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

SOLD OUT

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

Diwali - Festival of Lights Celebration

Saturday, October 9, 2010 10:00am - 6:00pm

Memorial Park, Cupertino view map

The Seventh Annual Diwali-Festival of Lights is presented by the Asian American Business Council of the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce, festivities will include a wonderful feast of food, music and dance including a traditional Rangoli display. Admission to the festival grounds is free with plenty of free parking available at De Anza College.

Diwali - Festival of Lights marks the beginning of the new business year in India and it is a festival of joy, splendor, brightness, happiness and prosperity. Celebrated throughout the world, typical Diwali traditions include exchanging gifts, new clothes, meeting new and old friends, offering traditional sweets and wishing each other prosperous new year.

Bluelight Cinemas will be at the festival offering Movie and Concession specials!

For more information, please visit www.cupertino-chamber.org

Race to Nowhere

October 4th, 2010 at 5:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

Tickets will be $10 pre-sale through www.racetonowhere.com or $15 at the door.

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

Race to Nowhere

October 4th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

SOLD OUT

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

Race to Nowhere

September 30th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best for their kids, Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.

SOLD OUT

For more information, please visit www.racetonowhere.com

Week of Terror Film Festival

September 17-23th, 2010

R Squared Films presents the "Week of Terror" film festival, with lots of great giveaways and a chance to meet many of the filmmakers in person!

The festival will include the following films: Closet Space, Long Pigs, Cryptic, Vindication, Director's Cut, Office of the Dead, Jingles the Clown, Aegri Somnia, Women's Studies and Carnies

Friday Sept 17th:
7PM: Office of the Dead
9PM: Premier Closet Space
11PM: Premier Long Pigs

Saturday Sept 18th:
5PM: Office of the Dead
7PM: Premier Carnies
9PM: Premier Cryptic
11PM: Premier Vindication

Sunday Sept 19th
4PM: Aegri Somnia
6PM: Women's Studies Premier
8PM: The Director's Cut
10PM: Jingles the Clown

Monday Sept 20th
7PM: Aegri Somnia
9PM: Closet Space
11PM: Long Pigs

Tuesday Sept 21st
7PM: Vindication
9PM: Cryptic
11PM: Women's Studies

Wednesday Sept 22nd
7PM: Aegri Somnia
9PM: Jingles the Clown
11PM: Carnies

Thursday Sept 23rd
7PM: Long Pigs
9PM: Closet Space
11PM: Carnies

Tickets: $10 per screening at the door and $8 if purchased in advance. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers. Advanced "Terror Pass" tickets can be purchased in advance from Friday, August 13th - September 13th for $8. After September 13th, all tickets are $10 in advance or at the door. You can purchase tickets via phone at 408-255-5002 for "Will-Call" pickup or at our box office in Cupertino.

For more information, please visit www.rsquaredfilms.com

ComedySportz Night

Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 8:00pm

Not comedy about sports, but comedy played as a sport! Finally, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that's great for the whole family.

It's ComedySportz, an award-winning interactive comedy show where two teams of "act-letes" compete for audience laughs and points while improvising scenes, games, operas and musicals based on audience suggestions.

Tickets: $15 Adults, $12 Students, Kids, & Seniors

For more information, please visit comedysportzsanjose.com

ComedySportz Night

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 at 8:00pm

Not comedy about sports, but comedy played as a sport! Finally, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that's great for the whole family.

It's ComedySportz, an award-winning interactive comedy show where two teams of "act-letes" compete for audience laughs and points while improvising scenes, games, operas and musicals based on audience suggestions.

Tickets: $15 Adults, $12 Students, Kids, & Seniors

For more information, please visit comedysportzsanjose.com

PAYBACK

Sunday, July 25th, 2010 5, 7 and 9pm

Four women, who are victims of various social problems, meet each other in prison. With the intention of seeking revenge from men, they form a gang. After a series of incidents, they come to realise that the damages they face have nothing to do with men, but rather are related to the lack of understanding of social relationships.

Tickets $11 at the door. Special Engagement, no passes accepted.

For more information, please visit www.whatsupiran.com/Movie/Tasvieh-Hesab

Transcendent Man and The Singularity is Near, A True Story About the Future

Special Test Screening

July 21st and 22nd, 2010 from 7-10pm

This is a 2-night special screening of Transcendent Man and The Singularity is Near, A True Story About the Future hosted by Singularity University.

TRANSCENDENT MAN is a documentary film about Futurist, Inventor, Ray Kurzweil. Directed by Barry Ptolemy Transcendentman.com

THE SINGULARITY IS NEAR, A TRUE STORY ABOUT THE FUTURE is based on the ideas from Ray Kurzweil's bestselling book Singularity.com/themovie

This is a private event, no tickets will be available to the public

"Vihir" - the Well

(with English Subtitles)

Saturday, July 17th at 1:00 pm

The California Arts Association presents a story of two adolescent boys Sameer and Nachiket (cousins who are best friends) standing on the crossroads of life...to choose between the life that leads to petty worldly small existence or the life of free existence that would let them spread their wings and soar high in open skies. They play a game of hide and seek in a rather unusual way, where one cousin hides in death and the other is looking for him in the life around him. Sameer's search leads him towards the experience of oneness where he can unite with Nachiket again!

For booking tickets online and details, please visit www.calaaonline.com

The Dead Sleep

Thursday, July 15th, 2010 at 7:00pm

In this twisty supernatural thriller, Paul Wells (Chris Armstrong) is a man who gave his life for his family, and now in death, he's willing to do it all over again, even if it means breaking the rules -- and the continuum of life and death. Desperate to save his daughter from a fate for which he blames himself, Wells defies mortality, becoming a force of protection and vengeance, existing somewhere between this world and the next.

Filmmakers Vicki de Mey and Tim O'Neill will be at the screening for Q&A.

Tickets: $10

For more information, please visit www.fathom-one.com

Team in Training Fundraiser

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 7:30pm

Team in Training is sponsoring a movie night as part of their fundraising efforts to benefit blood cancer research and patient services for those suffering from Leukemia, Lymphoma and other blood cancers.

The movie will be retro themed, Back to the Future. It will be an 80's themed night with prizes going to best dressed. We will also be hosting a game show at intermission with guests picked from the audience to compete in movie themed trivia with prizes for all contestants. All in all we hope it will be an amazing night!

Tickets will be on sale at the door for $10. We are hoping to sell out this event early so anyone can call 408-891-4783 to purchase in advance.

For more information, please visit www.teamintraining.org

"DREAM" JDC & Friends

Live in Concert

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 at 12:00pm

BlueLight Cinemas, UGMX, and JDCharisma.com present "DREAM" JDC & Friends Live in Concert.

A percentage of the proceeds will go to the Cupertino School District.

VIP Tickets(Front Seats): Adults: $19 Children: $13

Patron Tickets(Center Seats): Adults: $17 Children: $12

Benefactor Tickets(Rear Seats): Adults: $15 Children: $10

Children: 12 and under. Two ShowTimes: 2pm and 5pm.

Purchase tickets at BlueLight Cinemas, UGMX (www.ugmx.com 408-640-8733 or 408-636-3241) or www.JDCLife.com (408-377-0660)

View additional event information (pdf)

Watch the JD Charisma "JDC" Interview about the Concert "DREAMS JDC & Friends"

Watch the Trailer

3 Day Film Challenge

Filmmaking Event: June 11th-14th, 2010

Premiere Screening: June 19th, 2010

Film Challenge and Film Festival being hosted at Bluelight Cinemas this summer.

For details, check out: www.3dayfilmchallenge.com

ComedySportz Night

Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 8:15pm

Not comedy about sports, but comedy played as a sport! Finally, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that's great for the whole family.

It's ComedySportz, an award-winning interactive comedy show where two teams of "act-letes" compete for audience laughs and points while improvising scenes, games, operas and musicals based on audience suggestions.

Tickets: $15 Adults, $12 Students, Kids, & Seniors

For more information, please visit comedysportzsanjose.com

The Case for Israel

Sunday, June 13th, 2010 at 7:00pm

Congregation Sinai of San Jose presents The Case for Israel: Democracy's Outpost a feature-length documentary film with Alan Dershowitz.

The Film will be followed by a Q&A with Michael Harris, a founding member of San Francisco Voice for Israel - now the Bay Area chapter of StandWithUs.

Tickets: $5.00

We expect this event to be sold out. Tickets are available for pre-sale. Please place your order by emailing office@sinai-sj.org, calling 408-264-8542, or stop by the Sinai office. Cash, checks, or credit cards accepted.

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Silicon Valley Duck Race

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

BlueLight Cinemas is proud to be a sponsor of the Silicon Valley Duck Race.

For more information, please visit www.siliconvalleyduckrace.org

Ringa Ringa

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 at 12:00pm

Maharashtra Mandal Bay Area presents a total action packed entertainer with suspense in the form of 'Ringa Ringa'. Produced by Kanchan Satpute, Shivababa Naik & Suresh Pai and directed by Cinematographer turned director Sanjay Jadhav, 'Ringa Ringa' has been shot on the backdrop of picturesque Goa.

To reserve your seat, please visit mmbayarea.org

Facebook links: Ringa Ringa1 Ringa Ringa2

Jogwa (with English Subtitles)

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 at 1:00pm

The California Arts Association presents a poignant tale of one woman's inspiring journey to break free from the shackles of discrimination, sexual oppression and servitude and find true happiness.

For booking tickets online and details, please visit www.calaaonline.com

Harishchandrachi Factory

Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 12:00pm

Maharashtra Mandal Bay Area presents a film about the making of India's first feature film by great legend Late Shri. Dadasaheb Phalke.

Paresh Mokashi - director of Harishchandrachi Factory will be here in Bay Area and to share his experience making this movie at the show.

To reserve your seat, please visit mmbayarea.org

Relay for Life Cupertino

April 16th - 18th, 2010

Bluelight Cinemas is proud to support the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.

Attend any movie of your choice. Includes: small popcorn and small drink.

Cheer Up, Sam

April 2nd - 9th, 2010

"Cheer Up, Sam" is a heartfelt comedy about a troubled young man who drops out of college and moves back home following a breakup with his high school sweetheart. Falling back into his old routine, Sam, finds comfort riding the couch with his stoner buddies and after returning to his old job, finds himself being pursued by a coworker, Lisa, a witty, tom-girl who lives at her father's junkyard.

In between building a friendship with Lisa and his friend's unorthodox methods of cheering him up, Sam will be forced to make a choice between holding onto the dreams of his past or learning how to love again.

Starring: Dan Trujillo & Cecily Ann Ryan with Brian Dombrowski and Ikenna Okoye. Written and Directed by: Matt Falkenthal

See the trailer

JOGWA (with English Subtitles)

Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 1:00pm

Maharashtra Mandal Bay Area presents Marathi Feature Film for the traditions which are still followed in Maharashtra / Karnataka & was on the list of possible Oscar nomination.

For further details visit http://mmbayarea.org

Dippin Dots Tasting

March 26th and 27th, 2010 4:30-7:00pm

The following tasting event for Dippin Dots will be held at Bluelight Cinemas in celebration of Bluelight Cinemas being the exclusive seller of Dippin Dots in Cupertino!

We welcome all movie goers and ice cream lovers to stop by for this awesome treat!

LUNAFEST Film Festival

Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 3:00pm

Award winning short films by...for...about women

Tickets: $15.00 (available at the door)

This Event is a Benefit for: BREAST CANCER FUND and THE FAMILY OF WOMEN For info call Alice McCarter 408-203-9222.

Harishchandrachi Factory

(with English Subtitles)

Saturday, March 6th at 1:00pm and Sunday, March 7th at 1:00pm

The California Arts Association presents a feature film about the making of India's first feature film.

For booking tickets online and details, please visit www.calaaonline.com