Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "The Catcher Was a Spy"

Date: 
Mon, 03/25/2019 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

(2018) Starring Paul Rudd, Jeff Daniels and Paul Giamatti. This gripping, stranger-than-fiction espionage thriller brings to life the incredible true story of Moe Berg, the professional baseball player who became a World War II spy. Rated R; 1 hour, 38 min.

 

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "A Star is Born"

Date: 
Mon, 03/18/2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

(2018)  Starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Rated R; 2 hours, 16 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow.

 

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "The Matchmaker"

Date: 
Mon, 03/11/2019 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

(1997)  Starring Janeane Garofalo, David O’Hara and Milo O’Shea. Fearing that Senator John McGlory is in danger of losing the upcoming election, his assistant, Marcy travels to Ireland to search for McGlory's relatives in the hope that a show of the senator's Celtic roots will boost his clout with Irish-Americans. But, as luck would have it, when Marcy arrives in the Irish town of Ballinagra, the residents are beginning matchmaking season. Marcy soon becomes a popular target for the men and a matchmaker.  Rated R; 1 hour, 37 min.

 

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Collette"

Date: 
Mon, 03/04/2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3

(2018)  Starring Keira Knightley, Dominic West and Fiona Shaw. After marrying a successful Parisian writer, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, her husband convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and her husband become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Three Identical Strangers"

Date: 
Mon, 02/25/2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

(2018)  This documentary re-examines the much-publicized 1980 reunion of a long-lost New York triplet. Later, attention shifts to the question of why the triplets were raised by separate families with no knowledge of each other's existence. PG-13; 96 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow.

 

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Adrift"

Date: 
Mon, 02/11/2019 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

(2018)  A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.  Rated PG-13; 1 hour, 36 min.

 

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Something the Lord Made"

Date: 
Mon, 02/04/2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

(2012) Starring Alan Rickman and Mos Def.  The emotional true story of two men who defied the rules of their time to launch a medical revolution, set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow south. Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on "blue babies," Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas form an impressive team. As Blalock and Thomas invent a new field of medicine, saving thousands of lives in the process, social pressures threaten to undermine their collaboration and tear their friendship apart. NR; 117 min.

 

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Monday Afternoon @ the Movies - "Little Pink House"

Date: 
Mon, 01/28/2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact: 
The Help Desk at 986-1047, ext. 3
Age Group: 
Adult

(2018) Starring Catherine Keener and Jeanne Tripplehorn. A small-town nurse named Susette Kelo emerges as the reluctant leader of her working-class neighbors in their struggle to save their homes from political and corporate interests bent on seizing the land and handing it over to Pfizer Corporation. Susette's battle goes all the way to the US Supreme Court and the controversial 5-4 decision in Kelo vs. City of New London gave government officials the power to bulldoze a neighborhood for the benefit of a multibillion-dollar corporation.

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