Last updated 2/24/2017


now showing at the Chelsea
Matinees on weekends and every Wednesday

A United Kingdom
(Rated PG-13, 111 min.) A UNITED KINGDOM is based on extraordinary true events. In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighboring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana.
New at the Chelsea
Friday 2/24 - Thursday 3/2

Nightly: 6:50pm, 9:15pm*
and Sat, Sun & Wed Matinees: 1:50pm, 4:20pm
 
*No 9:15pm show on Sundays

Reviews from RT
Official Website

Toni Erdmann
(Rated R, 162 min.)
Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines. The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a visit after the death of his old dog. It's an awkward move because serious career woman Ines is working on an important project as a corporate strategist in Bucharest. The geographical change doesn't help the two to see more eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried loves to annoy his daughter with corny pranks. What's worse are his little jabs at her routine lifestyle of long meetings, hotel bars and performance reports. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to return home to Germany. Enter flashy "Toni Erdmann": Winfried's smooth-talking alter ego. Disguised in a tacky suit, weird wig and even weirder fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines' professional life, claiming to be her CEO's life coach. As Toni, Winfried is bolder and doesn't hold back, but Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become. In all the madness, Ines begins to understand that her eccentric father might deserve some place in her life after all.
New at the Chelsea
Friday 2/24 - Thursday 3/2

Nightly: 7:20pm (No 7:20pm show on Sunday 2/26)
and Sat, Sun & Wed Matinees: 2:20pm

Reviews from RT
Official Website

I Am Not your Negro
(Rated PG-13, 93 min.)
In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends-Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only thirty completed pages of his manuscript. Now, in his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond. And, ultimately, by confronting the deeper connections between the lives and assassination of these three leaders, Baldwin and Peck have produced a work that challenges the very definition of what America stands for.

Friday 2/24 - Thursday 3/2

Nightly: 7:10pm, 9:10pm*
and Sat, Sun & Wed Matinees: 2:10pm, 4:10pm
  
*No 9:10pm show on Sundays

Reviews from RT
Official Website

 


Showtimes are good from Friday, February 24th thru Thursday, March 3rd

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Chelsea Theater

(919) 968-3005
Timberlyne Shopping Center
1129 Weaver Dairy Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Excerpts from AOL City Guide. . .


This theater has three screens, and its mission is to provide the community with the best independent and foreign movies around. The Chelsea concessions are the gourmet junk-food fare that we have come to expect from art-house theaters (real butter popcorn, gourmet chocolates), and Cup-A-Joe is right next door for a movie caffeine burst.

The Chelsea also serves beer and wine along with its reasonably priced concessions.


DIRECTIONS to the CHELSEA
 
From downtown Chapel Hill: Take MLK Blvd for 3 and 1/2 miles to Weaver Dairy Rd. Turn right onto Weaver Dairy Rd. You will see Timberlyne Shopping Center on your right. The theater is at the far left end of Timberlyne.
 
From Durham, Raleigh, Cary: Take I-40 West. Exit at Highway 86 (Exit #266). Turn left off the exit ramp. Turn left at the 4th stoplight onto Weaver Dairy Rd. You will see Timberlyne Shopping Center on your right. The theater is at the far left end of Timberlyne.

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Some of the UPCOMING FILMS
for the CHELSEA

Friday, February 24      

A United Kingdom
(Rated PG-13, 111 min.) A UNITED KINGDOM is based on extraordinary true events. In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighboring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana.
Opens at the Chelsea on Friday, Feb 24
Friday 2/24 - Thursday 3/2

Nightly: 6:50pm, 9:15pm*
and Sat, Sun & Wed Matinees: 1:50pm, 4:20pm
 
*No 9:15pm show on Sundays

Reviews from RT
Official Website

 
Friday, February 24      
Toni Erdmann
(Rated R, 162 min.)
Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines. The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a visit after the death of his old dog. It's an awkward move because serious career woman Ines is working on an important project as a corporate strategist in Bucharest. The geographical change doesn't help the two to see more eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried loves to annoy his daughter with corny pranks. What's worse are his little jabs at her routine lifestyle of long meetings, hotel bars and performance reports. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to return home to Germany. Enter flashy "Toni Erdmann": Winfried's smooth-talking alter ego. Disguised in a tacky suit, weird wig and even weirder fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines' professional life, claiming to be her CEO's life coach. As Toni, Winfried is bolder and doesn't hold back, but Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become. In all the madness, Ines begins to understand that her eccentric father might deserve some place in her life after all.
Opens at the Chelsea on Friday, Feb 24
Friday 2/24 - Thursday 3/2

Nightly: 7:20pm (No 7:20pm show on Sunday 2/26)
and Sat, Sun & Wed Matinees: 2:20pm

Reviews from RT
Official Website
   
   

 

Opening Dates are tentative and subject to change
Links are to the Films' Official Websites (if available)

Friday, February 24

A United Kingdom
Toni Erdmann


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