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The Envelope, Please
A Night at the Oscars

Thursday, February 23, 6:30-8:30 PM

Just days before this year’s Oscars, long-time Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson offer a fun-filled “star-studded” evening. This dynamic duo will share film clips and quips about the movies and actors nominated this year. A don’t miss evening and great way to catch up on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees.


Tuesday Night At The Movies
Little Movies, Big Stories

A bimonthly series introduces movies that disappeared in a 'blink of the eye' at the theaters-little known but compelling films.

Older Than Ireland (81min/2015)

Tuesday, March 14, 7-8:30 PM

A landmark documentary film telling the extraordinary stories of a hundred years of a life as seen through the eyes of thirty Irish centenarians. Registration appreciated.

Don’t Look Back (96min/1967)

Tuesday, April 11, 7-8:45 PM

The classic film portrait of the artist as a young man. Capturing Dylan’s 1965 British tour, this film is considered one of the best music documentaries of all time. Registration appreciated.


Winter Film Series

February - Epic Tales

Queen of Katwe (124min/PG/2016)

Friday, February 17, 2 & 6:30 PM

A Ugandan girl sees her life change after being introduced to the game of chess. Phiona must learn more than the game as she is exposed to life outside Katwe and dreams of escaping a life of poverty for herself and her family.

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The Light Between Oceans (133min/PG-13/2016)

Sunday, February 26, 1:30 PM

A lighthouse keeper (Michael Fassbender) and his wife (Alicia Vikander) living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting boat. A heart-breaking drama about fate, love, moral dilemmas and the lengths to which a couple will go to see their dreams realized.

The Year's Best

March - Grief & Hope

Manchester by the Sea (137min/R/2016)

Sunday, March 5, 1:30 PM

The unexpected responsibility of raising his nephew forces Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) to reluctantly return to the Massachusetts fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. A poignant exploration of the power of family, community, sacrifice, and hope.

Jackie (100min/R/2016)

Friday, March 17, 2 & 6:30 PM

Following the assassination of JFK, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy. A Women’s History Month special selection.

April - Life's Journeys

Moonlight (111min/R/2016)

Sunday, April 2, 1:30 PM

A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough Miami neighborhood.

Lion (118min/PG-13/2016)

Friday, April 21, 2 & 6:30 PM

The real-life story of a five-year-old boy separated from his family in India, who was eventually adopted by a couple in Australia. Twenty-five years later, he sets out on an epic journey to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.

May - Modern Classics

Fences (139min/PG-13/2016)

Sunday, May 7, 1:30 PM

A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Denzel Washington directs and stars in this adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

La La Land (128min/PG-13/2016)

Friday, May 19, 2 & 6:30 PM

This original musical tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who struggle to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts.