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 30
THE GOOD HOUSE
Oct 7
LOVING HIGHSMITH
Oct 7
DON'T WORRY DARLING
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...
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." CLOSED CAPTION DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM.
MOONAGE DAYDREAM
MOONAGE DAYDREAM
Now Playing@
Limited Engagement!
Mon-Thu (Sept 26-29)
3:15, 7:00
Fri,Sat,Sun (Sept 30-Oct 2)
1:00, 7:00
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. 26, screenings of SEE HOW THEY RUN will be presented with Open Captions.
SEE HOW THEY RUN
SEE HOW THEY RUN
Now Playing!
Now Playing!
Mon-Wed (Sep 26-28)
3:00, 5:15, 7:30
Thu (Sep 29)
3:00, 5:15
Fri,Sat,Sun (Sept 30-Oct 2)
4:00
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
THE GOOD HOUSE
Rating: R
Running Time: 1 Hr 54 Min
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Synopsis (Roadside Attractions)
" The Good House follows Hildy Good (Sigourney Weaver), a wry New England realtor and descendant of the Salem witches, who loves her wine and her secrets. Her compartmentalized life begins to unravel as she rekindles a romance with her old high-school flame, Frank Getchell (Kevin Kline), and becomes dangerously entwined in one person’s reckless behavior. Igniting long-buried emotions and family secrets, Hildy is propelled toward a reckoning with the one person she’s been avoiding for decades: herself." CLOSED CAPTION DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM. NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM. HEARING ASSISTANCE DEVICES AVAILABLE FOR THIS FILM. On Monday, Oct. 3, this film will be presented with Open Captions.
THE GOOD HOUSE
THE GOOD HOUSE
Opens Sept. 30!
Opens Sept. 30!
Fri,Sat,Sun (Sept 30-Oct 2)
1:15, 4:15, 7:15
Mon-Thu (Oct 3-6)
3:30, 7:15
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
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
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
STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY
Rating: NR
Running Time: 3 Hrs
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Synopsis (National Theatre Live)
STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY - The hit London play (that will soon be on Broadway) is coming to THE NEON for one screening on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at 4:00. Tickets are $12.50 each and available now at THE NEON's box office or via our official site. "For forty uninterrupted years, Robert Moses (played by Ralph Fiennes) exploited those in office through a mix of charm and intimidation. Motivated at first by a determination to improve the lives of New York City’s workers, he created parks, bridges and 627 miles of expressway to connect the people to the great outdoors. Faced with resistance by protest groups campaigning for a very different idea of what the city should become, will the weakness of democracy be exposed in the face of his charismatic conviction? Nicholas Hytner directs this exhilarating new play by David Hare, recorded live at the Bridge Theatre." ‘Fiennes heads an electrifying cast’ (Guardian) ‘Another acting triumph from Fiennes’ (Guardian) ‘Dramatically gripping and politically thoughtful’ (Guardian) 'Polished, witty, impeccably researched work’
STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY
STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY
One Screening Only!
One Screening Only!
Sunday (Oct 23)
4:00
SLASHER NIGHT AT THE NEON
Rating: R
Running Time: approx 4 Hrs
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Synopsis (Slasher Night Press Notes)
Bryan Bardine and Chris Burnside, both English professors from the University of Dayton, are bringing two classic slasher films to THE NEON on Thursday, October 27. "Slasher Night at THE NEON" will feature PROM NIGHT, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and BLACK CHRISTMAS, featuring Margot Kidder and Olivia Hussey. Between films, local directors will show their own short horror movies. Tickets for the night are $20, which includes all of the films for the evening. The first film will begin at 7 p.m. Hope to see you there!"
SLASHER NIGHT AT THE NEON
One Night Only!
Thursday (Oct 27)
7:00
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!
GARY BEEBER
Rating: NR
Running Time: 46 Min + Q&A
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Synopsis (Gary Beeber's Press Notes)
"On Sunday, October 30th, 4:00, THE NEON will present 4 award-winning short films by local filmmaker Gary Beeber. Three of the films' subjects are of local Dayton personalities and provide insight into a hidden side of our city. The fourth is about the iconic Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. MICHAEL MALONE, PORTRAIT OF AN AMERICAN ORGANIC FARMER is about the sole proprietor and “soul” of Hungry Toad Farm in Centerville. EMILY'S DO gives insight into a young woman who wants the world to know her “on the inside” by her very unique hair designs, make-up and wardrobe. THE SAVIOR OF CONEY ISLAND introduces you to Dick Zigun, the “Honorary Mayor of Coney Island” and talks about the beginnings of this internationally known amusement park. MISTER D is a mini animated experimental film. A Q&A will follow with Director Gary Beeber and local movie stars Michael Malone, Emily Smith and David Lane. Beeber is an award-winning American photographer and filmmaker who has exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. He has had numerous solo photography exhibitions and his documentary films have been screened at over 150 film festivals." Tickets are $10 each and available via our site or at THE NEON's Box Office.
GARY BEEBER
AWARD WINNING SHORT FILMS
One Screening Only!
One Screening Only!
Sunday (Oct 30)
4:00
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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