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Wednesday Night @ The Movies

Every Wednesday at 5:30pm-7:30pm

Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 5:30pm

Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics. Popcorn is provided. “Dinner and a Movie” are separate entries, please register for those independently.

Filmmaker Werner Herzog contemplates the Internet. The digital age is the perfect subject for Herzog, a rare filmmaker who’s a bigger personality than most of the people he makes
fi lms about. If you spend time online you will appreciate the way Herzog comes to this subject — from a borderline-layman’s perspective. He’s equally interested in the subjects being
discussed and the personalities of the experts. Rated PG-13 1 hours 38 minutes

Written and directed by Matthew Brown, this fi lm tells the true story of friendship that forever changed mathematics. In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, traveled to Trinity College, Cambridge. Over the course of five years, he forged a bond with his mentor, the brilliant and eccentric professor, G.H. Hardy (Jeremy Irons), and fought against prejudice to reveal his mathematic genius to the world. This is Ramanujan’s story as seen through Hardy’s eyes. Rated PG-13 1 hour 54 minutes

Cultures collide when an American businessman (Tom Hanks) is sent to Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. Baffled by local customs and stymied by an opaque bureaucracy, he eventually finds his footing with the help of a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) and a beautiful Saudi doctor (Sarita Choudhury). Rated R 1 hour 38 minutes

September 27 - THE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY - Dinner & A Classic 5:00 pm Please register separately
After a successful baseball career in college and as a coach in the military, Jackie Robinson (playing himself) attracts the attention of Major League Baseball’s Branch Rickey (Minor
Watson). Rickey wants Robinson to play in the minor leagues, believing he can become the first player to break the color barrier and play in the majors. The only catch: he is forbidden
from defending himself against racial bigotry. Supported by his wife (Ruby Dee), Robinson is steadfast in his determination to win. Rated G 1 hour 17 minutes

October 4 - GIFTED
Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy — his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) — in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal
school life for Mary are foiled when the 7-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother, Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan), whose plans for her granddaughter
threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Rated PG-13 1 hour 41 minutes

October 11 - THE FOUNDER
The true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac (John Carroll Lynch) and Dick McDonald (Nick Offerman), who were running a burger operation
in the 1950s. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Kroc underhandedly pulls the company from the brothers and creates
the McDonalds empire. Rated PG-13 1 hour 55 minutes

A United Kingdom is based on extraordinary true events.In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged by the British and South African governments. The latter introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling
a neighboring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold resources and face the risk of South
Africa invading Botswana. PG-13 1 hour 51 minutes

October 25 - SUNSET BOULEVARD Dinner & A Classic 5:00 pm {lease register separately
Aging silent fi lm queen (Gloria Swanson) refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a screenwriter (William Holden) to set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter
believes he can manipulate her, but he soon finds out he is wrong. The screenwriter’s ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence,
madness, and death. Not Rated 1 hour 55 minutes

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Please check the box and then choose quantity to register. Please register for Dinner & A Classic separately.