Coming Movie Attractions...
Foreign Films: Das Boot
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 1:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the so-called 'Battle of the Atlantic' to harass and destroy English shipping. With better escorts of the destroyer class, however, German U-Boats have begun to take heavy losses. This story of one U-Boat crew details how these submariners maintained their professionalism as soldiers and attempted to accomplish impossible missions, while trying to understand and obey the ideology of the government under which they served. Movie run time is 145 Minutes.
Foreign Films: Kaili Blues
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
In a small clinic in the rain-drenched city of Kaili, two preoccupied doctors live ghost-like lives. One of them, Chen, decides to fulfill his late mother's wish and sets off on a train journey to look for his brother's abandoned child. His partner in the clinic, a lonely old lady, asks Chen to find her old lover and give him an old photograph, a shirt, and a music cassette. On the way, Chen passes a mysterious town where past, present, and future appear to slip away. Movie run time is 113 Minutes.
Midday Movie: Megan Leavey
Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 1:00pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
Based on the true life story of a young Marine Corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy. Movie run time is 116 Minutes.
Movie Nights: Denial, with Fred Craden
Friday, October 6, 2017 at 6:30pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
When Deborah Lipstadt speaks out against Holocaust denier David Irving over his falsification of history, she discovers that the stakes are higher than ever in the battle for historical truth. Now faced with a libel lawsuit in British court, Lipstadt and her attorney have the heavy burden of proving that the Holocaust actually happened, in a riveting legal fight with stunning consequences. Movie run time is 110 Minutes.
Foreign Films: IL Divo
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Seven-time Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti's long career was dogged by persistent accusations of conspiracy, Mafia connections and state-sponsored terror. This compelling film explores the shocking political machinations and shady criminal underworld surrounding this fascinating and controversial figure. Movie run time is 110 Minutes.
Midday Movie: The Zookeeper's Wife
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 1:00pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance. Movie run time is 127 Minutes.
Movie Nights: Bread and Chocolate (Pane e Cioccolata)
Friday, October 27, 2017 at 6:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
A comic but poignant portrait of an Italian immigrant working odd jobs in prosperous Switzerland and trying desperately to fit in. Though his work becomes increasingly degrading, he tenaciously refuses to give up and go home. This hapless Everyman is eternally rejected yet ever-hopeful. Movie run time is 112 Minutes.