Admission Policy

Complimentary for Current Members

Guest (Non-Members)
at the door

Doors Open
9:00 AM

Screening Start
9:30 AM

"Off the Black"
Coachella Valley Premiere

Saturday - February 3, 2007
Doors Open for Complimentary Refreshments at 9:00 AM
Film Begins Promptly at 9:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA

Q&A following the film with Special Guests
James Ponsoldt, Writer/Director
and Trevor Morgan, Co-Star

OFF THE BLACK is a coming-of-age story of teenager Dave Tibbel (Trevor Morgan) who copes with his own distant father (Timothy Hutton) by forming an unlikely friendship with a disheveled, irascible high school umpire, Ray Cooke (Nick Nolte).  As they grow more dependent on each other, Ray asks Dave to go to his 40th high school reunion and pretend to be his son, a benevolent act of deception that winds up opening unexpected dimensions in the two men.

Festivals & Awards:
  • Sundance International Film Festival
  • Williamstown International Film Festival
  • Woodstock International Film Festival
  • Orlando International Film Festival


“Anchored by a terrific performance from Nick Nolte” -

“a low-key, but powerful drama” -

“A disarmingly droll and insightful indie” - The Village

Writer/Director:James Ponsoldt
Starring: Nick Nolte, Trevor Morgan, Rosemarie DeWitt,
Sonia Feigelson, Timothy Hutton and Sally Kirkland
Distributor: THINKFilms
Drama:  English
Run time: 92 min

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