Virtual Screenings

We have teamed up with our distribution partners in a new effort to bring great screenings directly into your home. Each title listed below will direct you to the distributor’s virtual platform where you will be able to rent the movie for a specified time.

How does this help The Charles? All revenue from these screenings will be split between the distributor and the theatre.

Showtimes are only for today,

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A Glitch in the Matrix Coming Soon
Atlantis Coming Soon
Brooklyn Castle Coming Soon
Collective Coming Soon
Crock of Gold Coming Soon
Deep In Vogue Coming Soon
Music Coming Soon
Parallel Coming Soon
Some Kind of Heaven Coming Soon
Stray Coming Soon
True Mothers Coming Soon
Two of Us Coming Soon
Zappa Coming Soon

A Glitch in the Matrix

Documentary filmmaker Rodney Ascher tackles this question "are we living in a simulation?" with testimony, philosophical evidence and scientific explanation in his for the answer. more »



A soldier suffering from PTSD befriends a young volunteer hoping to restore peaceful energy to a war-torn society. more »


Brooklyn Castle

The remarkable and improbable true story of I.S. 318 in Brooklyn, an inner city middle school that defied stereotypes to build the highest ranking chess team in the nation. more »



Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians and led to the deaths of innocent citizens. more »


Crock of Gold

‘CROCK OF GOLD’ is the definitive feature documentary on Irish musical icon, Shane MacGowan, exploring the wild and roving life of Ireland’s most beloved punk poet more »


Deep In Vogue

Deep In Vogue celebrates the colourful, queer, emotional and political stories of Northern Vogue and its people. Synonymous with the black, gay ballrooms of 1980s New York this documentary asks why we need Vogue in Manchester now more than ever. more »



Zu is newly sober when she receives news that she is to become the sole guardian of her half-sister named Music, a young girl on the autism spectrum. The film explores two of Sia's favorite themes: finding your voice and creating family. more »



A group of friends stumble upon a mirror that serves as a portal to a "multiverse", but soon discover that importing knowledge from the other side in order to better their lives brings increasingly dangerous consequences. more »


Some Kind of Heaven

Behind the gates of a palm tree-lined fantasyland, four residents of America's largest retirement community, The Villages, FL, strive to find solace and meaning. more »



The world of Zeytin, a stray dog living life on the streets of Istanbul. more »


True Mothers

A woman with an adopted child is contacted unexpectedly by the child's birth mother. more »


Two of Us

Pensioners Nina and Madeleine have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades, but their bond is put to the test when they are suddenly unable to move freely between each other's apartments. more »



An in-depth look into the life and work of musician Frank Zappa. more »