Movies

Updated 10/20/2018
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We show movies on our large projection screen several times each month – usually on Friday afternoons.  Check the Chronicle or the monthly calendar for the current schedule.  We even serve popcorn!

All movies start at 12:30 unless specified!!!!

All films are purchased through VUDU.com. The synopses for films are provided by VUDU

 

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Chappaquiddick

Friday, Nov. 30 at 12:30 PM

2018, 107 min.

Ted Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in
1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.

 

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Damsel

Friday, Nov. 9 at 12:30 PM

2018, 113 min.

Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope.
As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous,
blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.

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Midnight in Paris

Friday, Nov. 2 at 12:30 PM

2011, 94 min.

A family, including a young couple, travels to Paris, France for business and have their lives transformed.

 

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Red Dog

Friday, Oct. 26 at 12:30 PM

2013, 92 min.
RED DOG is based on the true story of the dog who hitched his way to a small mining town in Australia and into the hearts of each and every one of its residents. RED DOG wags a great emotional tale of adventure, love and lasting friendship.

 

 

 

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Experiencing America:

A Smithsonian Tour through
American History

Mondays, Sept. 24 – Nov. 26
1:00-2:30 PM

Dr. Richard Kurin is the Smithsonian’s Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture. In this position he oversees most of the Smithsonian’s national museums, libraries, and achieves, as well as several research and outreach programs. Dr. Kurin holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the Univ. Of Chicago.

No Courses: October 29 and November 12

 

 

 

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Halloween Film – Ghostbusters

Monday, Oct. 29 at 2:00 PM (after the Halloween Party)

1984, 105 min.
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson star as a quartet of Manhattan-based “paranormal investigators” who set up shop as a unique ghost removal service called The Ghostbusters.

 

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  • Great Courses: DVD Series
  • Starting in December

What Einstein Got Wrong

  • Mondays, December 3-31
  • (No course on Dec. 24)
  • 1:00-2:30 PM

Dan Hooper is a senior scientist and the head of the Theoretical Astrophysics Group at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. He is an Assoc. Prof. of Astronomy and Astrophysics in Chicago. He received his Ph.D. in physics from
the UW Madison. He is an author of 2 books Dark Cosmos and Natures Blueprint.

 

 

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