Movies for Film Lovers

Come to the Senior Center Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for a fine feature film. Make reservations for lunch (see pp.16-17) for menus and reservation instructions, and make an afternoon of it.

Family

The Butler –

Tuesday, February 4

2013

This film tells the story of a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family.

Stars: Oprah, Forest Whittaker, John Cusack

 

– Once –

Tuesday, February 11

2006

A modern-day musical about a street singer and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse, and record songs that tell their love story.

Taken from Amazon

 

– Silver Linings Playbook –

Tuesday, February 18

2012

After a stint in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when he meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

 

– Martin Luther King Jr. I Have a Dream –

Tuesday, February 25

1986 (25 minutes)

Relive one of the seminal moments in the history of the Civil Rights movement with these fascinating exerpted clips from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s landmark speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. This includes King’s last speech as footage of the beautiful eulogy delivered by friend Bobby Kennedy.

Please join us after the film for a discussion of the times with Senior Center volunteer, Janice Denton.

Movies for Film Lovers

January 30, 2014

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