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A bimonthly series introduces movies that disappeared in a 'blink of the eye' at the theaters-little known but compelling films.
Iris (79 min/PG-13/2014)
Tuesday, May 24, 7-8:30 PM
Legendary 87-year-old filmmaker Albert Maysles portrays Iris Apfel, a quick-witted 93-year-old outsized presence on the New York fashion scene. A true American character.
Tuesday, July 5, 7-8:45 PM
Join us for the new film series exploring little movies with BIG stories. When five Turkish orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged. Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Language film. Just drop in.
This season’s selections bring you history, drama, scandal, and more. A casual audience-led discussion follows matinee screenings.
Sunday, May 15, 1:30 PM
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of abuse and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Friday, May 20, 2 & 6:30 PM
Four outsiders in the world of high finance predicted the credit and housing collapse of the mid-2000s, taking on the big banks for their lack of foresight and greed. A serious, complicated subject approached with an impressive attention to detail. Delivered with a well-acted, scathingly funny indictment of its real-life villains.
Watch the many faces of courage and strength across time and space—sometimes with a happy ending, other times not. A casual audience-led discussion follows matinee screenings. Just drop in.
Sunday, June 5, 1:30 PM
A kidnapped mother and son escape from a room in which they have endured prolonged imprisonment. Breaking free, they experience a dramatic homecoming. Oscar-winner for Best Actress (Brie Larson).
Friday, June 17, 2 & 6:30 PM
Cheer for the underdog as the former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival, Apollo Creed.
Friday, June 24, 2 & 6:30 PM
Singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse is featured in unseen archival footage and unheard tracks. Oscar-winner for Best Documentary.
Sunday, July 10, 1:30 PM
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. Oscar-winner for Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio).
Friday, July 15, 2 & 6:30 PM
Jesse Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy.
Friday, July 29, 2 & 6:30 PM
A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives. Oscar-nominated for Best Actress (Charlotte Rampling).
Sunday, August 7, 1:30 PM
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney, presumed dead after a fierce storm, is left behind by his crew. Ingenuity, wit, and spirit triumph.
Sunday, August 14, 1:30 PM
The wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who eventually founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right.
Friday, August 19, 2 & 6:30 PM
A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman (Dame Maggie Smith) living in her van that is parked on his driveway.