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'King Knight,' 'A Banquet,' And 'Breaking Bread' To Open At Cinelounge Sunset


KING NIGHT. Horror/Comedy. Written and directed by Richard Bates Jr. Produced by Bates, Robert Higginbotham, Colin Tanner. From XYZ Films. (Color, 2022, USA, 81 minutes, not rated) Starring Matthew Gray Gubler, Angela Sarafyan, Barbara Crampton, Ray Wise, Andy Milonakis, Kate Comer. Thorn and Willow appear to have it all as the revered high priest and priestess of a coven of new age witches. But a secret from Thorn's past throws their lives into turmoil and sends them on a trippy, hilarious journey.

“The performances are great, and the jokes land.” --Horror Buzz

A BANQUET. Horror. Directed by Ruth Paxton. Written by Justin Bull. Produced by Nik Bower, Leonora Darby, James Harris, Mark Lane, Laure Vaysse. From IFC Midnight. (Color, 2022, U.K., 97 minutes, not rated) Starring Sienna Guillory, Jessica Alexander, Ruby Stokes, Lindsay Duncan, Kaine Zajaz, Richard Keep. Widowed mother Holly is radically tested when her teenage daughter Betsey experiences a profound enlightenment and insists that her body is no longer her own, but in service to a higher power. Bound to her newfound faith Betsey refuses to eat, but loses no weight. In an agonizing dilemma torn between love and fear, Holly is forced to confront the boundaries of her own beliefs.

Winner -- ReFrame Award

BREAKING BREAD. Documentary. Directed, written and produced by Beth Elise Hawk. From Cohen Media Group. (Color, 2022, USA/Israel, 85 minutes, not rated) Featuring Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, Shlomi Meir, Ali Khattib, Osama Dalal, Ilan Ferron, Salah Cordi. Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel - the first Muslim Arab to win Israel's MasterChef - is on a quest to make social change through food. And so, she founded the A-sham Arabic Food Festival, where pairs of Arab and Jewish chefs collaborate on exotic dishes like kishek (a Syrian yogurt soup), and qatayef (a dessert typically served during Ramadan). A film about hope, synergy and mouthwatering fare, Breaking Bread illustrates what happens when people focus on the person, rather than her religion; on the public, rather than the politicians.

“A captivating and mouth-watering delight.” -- NYC Film Guru

February 18- February 24, 2022. For information about reservations and screening times, go to or call (323) 924-1644.

Cinelounge Sunset is located at 6464 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028. Capacity is limited, and tickets and refreshments must be purchased in advance. Cinelounge Sunset is an indoor venue. Cinelounge Sunset now has upgraded to the latest 4K non-perforated screen.

Covid safety protocols in effect on screening days will be observed.

Cinelounge is Los Angeles’s premiere destination for all things new independent film, horror and genre cinema! From its celebrated ten flavors of exclusive gourmet blends of popcorn, to the best sound presentation that you won’t find anywhere else. Cinelounge is your spot in Hollywood for a perfect cinematic experience, 7 nights a week.


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