Friday Film Club
February 2020 Friday Film Club
Films are shown Friday Afternoon at 1 PM in our upstairs theater for adults 18 & up.
Hot Tea, Pastries & Popcorn served and discussion after all movies.
February 7 @ 1 PM: Pain & Glory
Pain and Glory is a Spanish drama film directed and written by Pedro Almodóvar. The film made its international debut at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where the film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or, while Banderas won the award for Best Actor and Alberto Iglesias won for Best Soundtrack. Pain and Glory was selected as the Spanish entry for Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards, and Banderas nominated for Best Actor. It was chosen by Time magazine as the best film of the year.
February 14 @ 1 PM: Marriage Story
A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.
The film received six nominations at the 92nd Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor , Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Original Screenplay.
February 21 @ 1 PM: Parasite
Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Soon, a symbiotic relationship forms between the two families. When a parasitic interloper threatens the Kims’ newfound comfort, a savage, underhanded battle for dominance breaks out, threatening to destroy the fragile ecosystem between the Kims and the Parks.
Parasite received six nominations at the 92nd Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best International Feature Film, making it the first South Korean film to receive Academy Award recognition.
February 28 @ 1 PM: Harriet
Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. For her performance in the film, Erivo received nominations at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild, as well as an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song (“Stand Up”).
March 2020 Friday Film Club
March 6 @ 1 PM: Judy
The film follows Judy Garland’s career during the last year of her life when she relocated her stage career to Britain.
The film, Judy, became a critical and commercial success, grossing over $38 million worldwide. Critics praised the film and Zellweger’s performance, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama, the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actress and the Screen Actors Guild Award. She also received nominations for the British Academy Film Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress.
March 13 @ 1 PM: American Woman
In a blue-collar town in Pennsylvania, a 32-year-old woman’s teen daughter goes missing and she is left to raise her infant grandson alone. The story is told over the course of 11 years: we journey with her from the time her daughter vanishes, through the trials-and-tribulations of subsequent years, and ultimately to the long-awaited discovery of the truth.
March 20 @ 1 PM: Media Film Festival
Now in its 13th year, the Media Film Festival has gained a reputation as a vibrant forum for audiences and filmmakers alike. The 2020 Media Film Festival, scheduled for April 2th–4th, will include short films from our community and around the world.
Join us for a screening of the Media Film Festival’s Golden Trolley winners–the absolute best of the Media Film Festival. The program opens with a student film produced as part of the Media Youth Film Initiative.
March 27 @ 1 PM: Bombshell
Bombshell is a 2019 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Jay Roach and written by Charles Randolph.
The film stars Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie, and is based upon the accounts of several women at Fox News who set out to expose CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment.