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I, Daniel Blake

Opens Fri. Aug. 18

(R) 1 Hr. 40 Min. (Digital) In English (Art House & International, Drama)

Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the latest from legendary director Ken Loach is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff but goodhearted, Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is a man out of time: a widowed woodworker who's never owned a computer, he lives according to his own common sense moral code. But after a heart attack leaves him unable to work and the state welfare system fails him, the stubbornly self-reliant Daniel must stand up and fight for his dignity, leading a one-man crusade for compassion that will transform the lives of a struggling single mother (Hayley Squires) and her two children. Graced with humor and heart, I, Daniel Blake is a moving, much-needed reminder of the power of empathy from one of the world's greatest living filmmakers.

Closed caption glasses available

Fri 8/18 3:00 p.m.
Sat 8/19 7:00 p.m.
Sun 8/20 5:30 p.m.
Mon 8/21 12:00 p.m.
Tue 8/22 4:00 p.m.
Wed 8/23 7:00 p.m.
Thu 8/24 4:00 p.m.
State Theatre Modesto
Beatriz at Dinner

Fri. 8/11 - Thurs. 8/24

(R) 1 Hr. 23 Min. (Digital) In English (Comedy, Drama)

Beatriz (Salma Hayek), an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt (John Lithgow) is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will ever be the same. Beatriz at Dinner offers timely social commentary enlivened by powerful, layered performances from Hayek and Lithgow.

Closed caption glasses available

Fri 8/11 7:00 p.m.
Sat 8/12 12:00 p.m.
Sun 8/13 11:30 a.m.
Mon 8/14 12:00 p.m.
Tue 8/15 7:00 p.m.
Wed 8/16 4:00 p.m.
Thu 8/17 12:00 p.m.
Sat 8/19 12:00 p.m.
Mon 8/21 4:00 p.m.
Tue 8/22 7:00 p.m.
Wed 8/23 12:00 p.m.
Thu 8/24 12:00 p.m.
State Theatre Modesto

Fri.8/18 - Thurs. 8/24

(PG) 1 Hr. 23 Min. (Digital) In English (Documentary)

Step documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.
“This ebullient chronicle of a Baltimore girls step team's senior year matches a fascinating, worthy subject with unabashedly joyful filmmaking.” ~ Variety

Closed caption glasses available

Fri 8/18 12:00 p.m.
Sat 8/19 3:00 p.m.
Sun 8/20 7:30 p.m.
Mon 8/21 7:00 p.m.
Tue 8/22 12:00 p.m.
Wed 8/23 4:00 p.m.
Thu 8/24 7:00 p.m.
State Theatre Modesto

State Theatre of Modesto, Inc. | 1307 J Street | Modesto, CA 95354
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