Forrest Gump

“Forrest Gump” runs back into theaters on its 25th anniversary. It’s showing in Tulsa at Cinemark Tulsa on Sunday and Tuesday. PHILLIP CARUSO/Paramount Pictures

Specialty cinema choices this week include documentaries about rock-god guitars and large-scale art, 25th-anniversary screenings of “Forrest Gump” and “Kinky Boots” the Broadway musical.


“Carmine Street Guitars”: See what happens over five days time — and when your customers include rock music legends — at the renowned Greenwich Village store in this documentary.

“Walking on Water”: A new documentary on Christo, the artist known for his large-scale installations, including The Floating Piers, a project conceived with his late wife, Jeanne-Claude, many years before.

“Sorcerer”: Starring Roy Scheider and directed by William Friedkin, this 1977 jungle drama based on George Arnaud’s novel “The Wages of Fear” tells of four men who must transport nitroglycerin through brutal conditions. Playing in the Circle’s “Graveyard Shift” slot at 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 21-22.

NT Live: “Small Island”: Based on the novel by Andrea Levy, staged at the National Theatre in London, showing at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27.


“Forrest Gump”: Life is like a box of chocolates when you revisit the Oscar-winning best picture of 1994 on its 25th anniversary, showing at 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday, June 23, and Tuesday, June 25, at Cinemark Tulsa.

“Kinky Boots the Musical”: The Broadway production recorded live for the big screen, playing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, and 12:55 p.m. June 29 at Cinemark Tulsa.

Metropolitan Opera on the big screen: Experience the Metropolitan Opera’s series “The Met: Live in HD” with encore live performances of “La Boheme” at 1 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Cinemark Tulsa.

Michael Smith


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