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Friday Flicks

Join us for cutting edge films from around the world, documentaries, and special cinematic events. Movies are $1 at the door and in the Senior Center.

In loving memory of Doris Zipperstein.


The Last Word

Friday, July 7, 1pm
Harriet Lauler, a once-successful businesswoman, works with young local writer Anne Sherman to pen her life story. When the initial result doesn’t meet Lauler’s high expectations, she sets out to reshape the way she’ll be remembered, dragging Anne along as an unwilling accomplice. As their journey unfolds, the two women develop a strong bond which not only alters Harriet’s legacy, but also Anne’s future. Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried. Rated: R


Norman

Friday, July 14, 1pm
Norman, a New York fixer, knows the right people and can get things done. When an Israeli dignitary named Eshel comes to the city, Norman decides to impress the man by buying him some very expensive shoes. It works and he establishes a strong connection to the man, but a few years later, when Eshel becomes the Israeli prime minister, Norman can’t communicate with him anymore, which threatens to destroy his reputation. Starring: Richard Gere, Steve Buscemi. Rated: R


Going in Style

Friday, July 21, 1pm
Lifelong buddies Willie, Joe, and Albert decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow when their pension funds become a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three men risk it all by embarking on a daring adventure to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. Starring: Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin. Rated: PG-13


The Zookeeper’s Wife

Friday, July 28, 1pm
The year is 1939 and the place is Poland, homeland of Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski. The Warsaw Zoo flourishes under Jan’s stewardship and Antonina’s care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. The Zabinskis covertly begin working with the Resistance and put plans into action to save the lives of hundreds from the Warsaw Ghetto. Starring: Jessica Chastain. Rated: PG-13


The Founder

Friday, August 4, 1pm
The true story of how Ray Kroc, a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, two brothers who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc is impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and sees franchise potential. He soon maneuvers himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a multi-billion dollar empire. Starring: Michael Keaton, Laura Dern. Rated: PG-13


20th Century Women

Friday, August 11, 1pm
A determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son enlists the help of two younger women in his upbringing. Starring: Annette Benning, Elle Fanning. Rated: R


Churchill

Friday, August 18, 1pm
Fearful of repeating the invasion of Gallipoli in 1915, Winston Churchill attempts to stop the planned invasion of Normandy in 1944. Only the support of Churchill’s wife, Clementine, can halt the prime minister’s physical and mental collapse. Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson. Rated: PG


Genius

Friday, August 25, 1pm
A stirring drama about the friendship between Thomas Wolfe and editor Maxwell Perkins, who discovered the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. Starring: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney. Rated: PG-13