Starting April 1, THE NEON will no longer require proof of vaccination for moviegoers. Additionally, on April 1, our current masking requirement will become "highly recommended, but not required." Numerous other precautions - from our hospital-grade air filtration units to our robust cleaning practices - will remain in place. Please realize that these protocols could change at any time as we continue to monitor the trends in our community's healthcare system and seek guidance from health care professionals.

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Coming Soon to the Neon
(Opening dates are subject to change)
Sep 26
MOONAGE DAYDREAM
Sep 30
THE GOOD HOUSE
Oct 7
LOVING HIGHSMITH
Oct 14-16
Dayton LGBT Film Fest
Oct 21
MY POLICEMAN
Oct 28
TAR
Nov 4
ARMAGEDDON TIME
Nov 11
BANSHEES OF INISHERIN
Nov 23
THE FABLEMANS
TBD
TILL

Now playing at The Neon...
DAYTON INDEPENDENT FILM FEST
Rating: NR
Running Time: Vary
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Synopsis (Dayton Independent Film Fest)
"DIFF celebrates regional filmmaking and stories from Midwestern filmmakers who offer their DIFFerent and unique vision. We believe that through impactful storytelling, we can increase empathy, understanding and a sense of discovery. Our goal is to provide a platform to foster rich dialogue within our community with an abundance of passion and creativity." The 3rd Annual Dayton Independent Film Festival will take place September 23-25, 2022 at THE NEON. Click the official website link to check out more details. On Friday, Sept. 23 at 6:00, there will be an Opening Night Reception on THE NEON's Patio (weather permitting). $7 General Admission Tickets are now available for all screenings except Sunday, Sept. 25 - those free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
DAYTON INDEPENDENT FILM FEST
Sept. 23-25, 2022
Sat (Sep 24)
7:00 - FIC. SHORTS 2 - $7
Sun (Sep 25)
Noon - HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS - FREE
SEE HOW THEY RUN
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 1 Hr 38 Min
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Synopsis (Searchlight Pictures)
" In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When world-weary Inspector Stoppard (Sam Rockwell) and eager rookie Constable Stalker (Saoirse Ronan) take on the case, the two find themselves thrown into a puzzling whodunit within the glamorously sordid theater underground, investigating the mysterious homicide at their own peril." CLOSED CAPTION DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM. NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM. HEARING ASSISTANCE DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM. On Monday, Sept. 19, screenings of SEE HOW THEY RUN will be presented with Open Captions.
SEE HOW THEY RUN
SEE HOW THEY RUN
Now Playing!
Now Playing!
Sat,Sun (Sep 24 & 25)
12:45, 3:00, 5:15, 7:30
Mon-Wed (Sep 26-28)
3:00, 5:15, 7:30
GOD'S COUNTRY
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 Hr 43 Min
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Synopsis (IFC Films)
"When a college professor in the remote mountains of the American West confronts two hunters she catches trespassing on her property, she’s drawn into an escalating battle of wills with catastrophic consequences. GOD’S COUNTRY is based on the short story “Winter Light” by James Lee Burke." Starring Thandiwe Newton. DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD wrote, "A disturbing, unusually class-and-race-conscious modern Western that paints a pretty despairing view of human relations in red state America." VOX writes, "It’s a thriller, a twisty one, and Newton is terrific in it." CLOSED CAPTION DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM. NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM.
GOD'S COUNTRY
GOD'S COUNTRY
Now Playing!
Now Playing!
Saturday (Sep 24)
No Screenings
Sunday(Sep 25)
4:00, 7:00
FINAL DAY - Sept 25!
FINAL DAY - Sept 25!
MOONAGE DAYDREAM
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 2 Hrs 15 Min
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Synopsis (Neon Rated)
"A cinematic odyssey exploring David Bowie’s creative and musical journey. From visionary filmmaker Brett Morgen and sanctioned by the Bowie estate. Five years in the making and featuring never-before-seen footage!" The Associated Press writes that the film is "a gift of sound and vision."
MOONAGE DAYDREAM
MOONAGE DAYDREAM
Limited Engagement!
Limited Engagement!
Opens Mon, Sept 26!
Opens Mon, Sept 26!
Mon-Thu (Sept 26-29)
3:15, 7:00
SCRIPTED IN BLACK - SUMMER FILM SERIES
Rating: varies
Running Time: varies
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Synopsis (Scripted In Black)
"Scripted in Black is back at it again with some of our favorite Black movie classics + community social hours! This time around, we’re coming more live + personal with timeless Black classics while giving homage to local Black talent and businesses, Whether you’re in the mood to search for true love, plotting to make it big by any means necessary, or getting well-versed with the dynamic nature of hood politics, this year’s film series allows us to collectively experience the art of Black cinema, together. This movie night series is a chance to celebrate as a community the importance of Black storytelling and the way it honors the multi-dimensional layers of our culture, experience, and perspective. This movie night series is the perfect way to close out a busy work week or end the weekend with nothing but high-vibes." Tickets to each event will cost $28 and include admittance to the pre-screening social hour, a voucher for popcorn & soda, and admission to the film. Social hour will begin 90 minutes before each screening on THE NEON's patio. Tickets for each event are available via THE NEON's website or box office. Click the "official website" link above to watch a trailer for B*A*P*S.
SCRIPTED IN BLACK FILM SERIES
SUMMER 2022
Thurs (Sept 29)
7:30 - NEW JACK CITY
PI
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 Hr 24 Min
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Synopsis (Press Notes)
James McDermott, our patron who recently presented VIDEODROME, is bringing another favorite cult classic to THE NEON. "For one night only, experience Darren Aronofsky’s masterpiece feature debut PI on the big screen. This surrealist psychological thriller will leave you questioning the world as you know it. From the same mind behind REQUIEM FOR A DREAM (2000, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly) and BLACK SWAN (2010, Mila Kunis, Natalie Portman), PI is where it all started. Save your spot to see a paranoid view of the natural world through the eyes of a brilliant mathematician slowly descending into madness. Get your tickets now at the discounted price of $8.50!" Tickets will go on sale Friday, Sept. 2.
PI
The Aronofsky Classic
One Screening Only!
One Screening Only!
Thursday (Oct. 6)
7:00
FRANKENSTEIN - National Theatre Live
Rating: NR
Running Time: 2 Hrs 8 Min
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Synopsis (N)
"Directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (TRAINSPOTTING & SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE), FRANKENSTEIN features Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miler alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation. Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein's bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil, are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic tale. Captured live on stage in 2011, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world." This special event will screen 2 times. On Sunday, Oct. 9 at 4:00, the Creature will be played by Jonny Lee Miller. On Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 7:00, the Creature will be played by Benedict Cumberbatch. Tickets are $12.50 and available now!
FRANKENSTEIN
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
2 Screenings Only!
2 Screenings Only!
Sunday (Oct. 9)
4:00
Wednesday (Oct. 12)
7:00
WHO WE ARE Special Screening
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 1 Hr 57 Min
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Synopsis (Junior Leaguers Club of Dayton)
The Junior Leaguers Club of Dayton will present its 10th annual fundraiser on October 22, 2022 at noon. This year’s film is WHO WE ARE: A CHRONICLE OF RACISM IN AMERICA by Jeffrey Robinson, and directed by Emily Kunstler & Sarah Kunstler. This film chronicles racism in America and how it has totally impacted African Americans in their ability to create and accumulate wealth, and have access to jobs, housing, education, and healthcare. This documentary is a must see to help the individual in determining and understanding “Self”. We all want to understand “Who We Are”. The ticket cost for this scholarship fundraiser is $25. The price includes movie, wine, soda, and popcorn. Student price is $10 which includes soda and popcorn." Tickets are available in-person at THE NEON's box office or by reserving a ticket with Jackie Colvard - (937)219-7501.
WHO WE ARE
Junior Leaguers Club of Dayton
One Screening Only!
Scholarship Fundraiser!
Saturday (Oct. 22)
Noon
DAYTON LGBT FILM FEST
Rating: vary
Running Time: vary
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Synopsis (Dayton LGBT Film Fest)
The Dayton LGBT Film Festival is in its 17th year and back in-person at THE NEON... and it's an important time to show strength in numbers. As the LGBTQ+ community comes under more and more attack these days, finding ways to build community through sharing stories is valuable. Visit the official festival website and check out all the films at this year's festival, and stay in touch via social media for announcements regarding visiting artists and encore screenings. Single tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 16.
17th Annual
DAYTON LGBT FILM FEST
Fri (Oct 14)-7pm
KEEP THE CAMERAS ROLLING
Sat (Oct 15)-1pm
TOP DRAWER SHORTS
Sat (Oct 15)-4pm
BLACK AS U R
Sat (Oct 15)-7pm
SO DAMN EASY GOING
Sun (Oct 16)-1pm
NELLY & NADINE
Sun (Oct 16)-4pm
IN FROM THE SIDE
PNC Presents WOMEN OF INFLUENCE IN THE MOVIES
Rating: varies
Running Time: varies
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Synopsis (THE NEON)
We were delighted to partner with The Human Race Theatre Company during their 2019/2020 Season - "Women of Influence: Their Power, Passion & Pitfalls." PNC came on board to sponsor this spectacular line-up of films - and then the world closed down in the middle of the season. Our first three screenings were very successful...then we screened DIE! DIE! MY DARLING! on August 23, 2021 with an enthusiastic audience. Unfortunately, we will have to find a new date for BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY BLANCHE. Passes for this screening will still be honored.
PNC's WOMEN OF INFLUENCE
Each Film Screens One Time
BE NATURAL
New Date TBD!
HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS
Rating: NR
Running Time: Stay tuned!
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Synopsis (NEON MGMT.)
THE NEON's Board is moving forward with our plan to ease some of our COVID protocols. Starting Friday, April 1, 2022, we no longer require proof of vaccination for moviegoers. Additionally, our current masks are "highly recommended, but not required." Here's what hasn't changed: - Staff will continue to be masked until further notice. - Our state-of-the-art, hospital-grade air purifiers will still be operating 24 hours a day. We have one in each auditorium and one in the lobby. - At this time, we're still not encouraging congregating in our lobby before or after shows. You might recall that we used to have numerous bistro tables in the lobby...those will be gone until further notice. That said, as warm weather permits, we hope you'll utilize our patio for pre & post film discussions. We even hope you'll join us on the patio for a beer or glass of wine when possible this spring. - Plexiglass barriers will still be between customers and staff at points of sale. We will still place a buffer seat between parties in each auditorium until further notice unless both parties agree that a buffer seat is not required. - Assigned seating will still be part of our practice. In addition to our daily practice of sanitizing all utilized seats, we will also have all of our seat components treated with electrostatic protection from Ecovasive Infection Control. - Please realize that these protocols could change at any time as we continue to monitor the trends in our community's healthcare system and seek guidance from health care professionals.
NOW OPEN!
IN-PERSON SCREENINGS!

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