Join us for a screening of The Book Thief, based on the beloved best-selling novel by Marcus Zusak. The movie stars Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson and newcomer, Sophie Nelisse. The Book Thief tells the story of a spirited and courageous young girl who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany.
Following the screening, Mary Krauze will lead the discussion of this thought-provoking film.
** Doors open at 5:45pm; the movie will begin promptly at 6:00pm.**
Starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson. Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. Rated PG-13; 125 min.
Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coognan. A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnat and was forced to live in a convent. Rated PG-13; 98 min.
** Movie to be followed by refreshments and discussion. All are welcome.
Starring the voice talents of Kristin Bell, Idina Menzel, Ciaran Hinds and Jonathan Groff. Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey to find Anna's sister, Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. Inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen story The Snow Queen. Animated. Rated G; 102 min.
Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o and Quvenzhane Wallis. In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northrup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Rated. R; 134 min.
Starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush. The story of King George VI of Great Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. Rated R; 118 min.
** This movie will be followed by refreshments and discussion. All are welcome.
Starring Beingbing Li, Gianna Jun, and Vivian Wu. A Story set in 19th century China and centered on the lifelong friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid cultural norms imposed on women. Rated PG-13; 120 min.
Starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer, Lawrence, Christian Bale and Amy Adams. A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wil FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. Rated R; 138 min.
Starring Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson. While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents. Rated PG-13; 131 min.