(2013) Starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski. Steve Butler, an ambitious salesperson for a natural gas corporation, has no doubt his persuasive skills will convince a small Pennsylvania town to allow hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in their backyards. But when an environmental activist tries to stop Butler's efforts--and woos a local teacher that Butler feels attracted to--Butler's confidence starts to unravel. Rated R; 107 minutes.
(2017) Starring Diane Lane and Alec Baldwin. When her director husband is occupied with work in Paris, an American woman takes a jaunt with his business associate, a charming Gallic rogue who is happy to squire her on a tour of some of the finest meals in Provence. Rated PG; 92 minutes. Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
(2017) Starring Richard Gere. Norman Oppenheimer lives a lonely life on the margins of New York City power and money, and strives to be everyone’s friend. His incessant networking leads him nowhere until he ends up befriending a young but charismatic politician, Micha Eshel, at a low point in his life. Three years later, the politician becomes the Prime Minister of Israel.
(2015) Starring Asa Butterfield and Sally Hawkins. A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad. Rated PG-13; 112 min.
(2017) Starring Salma Hayek and John Litgow. Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a spiritual health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire real estate developer. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will ever be the same. Rated R; 103 minutes.
On a scorching July afternoon in 1878, at the dawn of the Gilded Age, the moon’s shadow descended on the American West, darkening skies from Montana Territory to Texas. This rare celestial event―a total solar eclipse―offered a priceless opportunity to solve some of the solar system’s most enduring riddles, and it prompted a clutch of enterprising scientists to brave the wild frontier in a grueling race to the Rocky Mountains.