Marvelous Movie Mondays
Mondays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. we have free film showings! The same film is shown at both times.
Films are often of a mature and serious nature, and are intended for adults. After each film, you are invited to stay for an optional discussion of the film.
All films are shown with subtitles or captions.
See you there!
|Nov. 4||Bārān||Iran 2001, 94 mins., rated PG.
Winner of 14 awards at international film festivals. A young Afghan woman in Teheran must pretend to be male in order to work at a construction site in order to feed her family.
|Nov. 18||Lost in America||US 1985, 91 mins., Rated R
Albert Brooks comedy about a couple who decide to quit their jobs and cruise America in a Winnebago. Winner of the Best Screenplay Award at the 1986 National Society of Film Critics Awards USA.
|Nov. 25||Harvey||US 1950, 105 mins., not rated.
Because of his insistence that his companion is an invisible 6-foot rabbit, a whimsical middle-aged man (James Stewart) is thought by his family to be insane, but he may be wiser than anyone knows. Based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
|Dec. 2||I'm Not Scared||Italy 2003, 108 mins., Rated R.
A young boy accidentally finds a deep hole in the ground -- where another boy is being kept prisoner. Winner of 8 awards at international film festivals.
|Dec. 9||Beautiful Girls||US 1996, 112 mins., Rated R.
A piano player at a crossroads in his life returns home to his friends and their problems with life and love. Won Best Screenplay award at 1996 San Sebastian International Film Festival. Natalie Portman, Timothy Hutton and Matt Dillon.
|Dec. 16||My Favorite Year||US 1982, 92 mins., Rated PG
Richard Benjamin directed this comedy starring Peter O’Toole, which is a tribute to Sid Caesar’s “Show of Shows.”
|Dec. 23||Antonia and Jane||UK 1991, 71 mins., Rated R
Heartfelt tale of two women living vicariously through one another to escape their respective routines. Described as a thinking woman’s “Thelma & Louise.”