Coming Movie Attractions...
Midday Movie: Battle of the Sexes
Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1:00pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. Movie run time is 121 Minutes.
Foreign Film: The Counterfeiters
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 1:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once again comes face to face with Herzog, who is there on a secret mission. Hand-picked for his unique skill, Salomon and a group of professionals are forced to produce fake foreign currency under the program Operation Berhard. The team, which also includes detainee Adolf Burger, is given luxury barracks for their assistance. Salomon attempts to weaken the economy of Germany's opponents. But, Adolf refuses to use his skills for Nazi profit and would like to do something to stop the operation. Now faced with a moral dilemma, Salomon must decide whether his actions are ultimately the right ones. Movie run time is 99 Minutes.
Movie Nights: Michael Clayton
Friday, February 23, 2018 at 6:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Michael Clayton is known as 'the fixer' at a powerful New York law firm. The firm's top litigator has become a whistleblower, and when Michael tries to undo the damage, he finds himself up against forces that put corporate survival over human life. Movie run time is 119 Minutes.
Midday Movie: Logan Lucky
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 1:00pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. In a fun twist, six NASCAR stars pop up in non-driver cameo roles in the film. Movie run time is 118 Minutes.
Foreign Film: A Prophet
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 1:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Academy Award nominated, "A prophet" details the gritty prison career of nineteen-year-old Malik (Tahar Rahim, 2009 European Film Award winner for Best Actor). Arriving at the jail, he is cornered by the leader of the ruling Corsican gang (Niels Arestrup, 2010 Cesar Award Winner for Best Supporting Actor) and forced to carry out a number of dangerous missions including drug trafficking and brutal hits. Over time Malik is able to earn the gang leader's confidence and rise up the prison ranks, all while secretly devising his own plans. Movie run time is 155 Minutes.
Movie Nights: Sophie’s Choice (and a discussion with Fred craden)
Friday, March 9, 2018 at 6:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
When a rich woman’s exhusband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. Movie run time is 112 Minutes.
Movie Nights: Camille (and a discussion with Irene Eckert)
Friday, March 23, 2018 at 6:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure. Movie run time is 108 Minutes.
Movie Nights: The Letter (and a discussion with Irene Eckert)
Friday, March 30, 2018 at 6:30pm (PG) • Main Auditorium
Based on a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense. Her poise, graciousness and stoicism impress nearly everyone who meets her, but in Singapore the resentful natives have no compunction about undermining the accused murderess. Movie run time is 95 Minutes.
Foreign Film: The Midwife
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Two of French cinema's biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire, a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Beatrice, the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire's late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together. Movie run time is 117 Minutes.
Midday Movie: Florida Project
Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 1:00pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World. Movie run time is 111 Minutes.
Movie Nights: Gravity
Friday, April 6, 2018 at 6:30pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left, and the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space. Movie run time is 91 Minutes.
Foreign Film: Nile Hilton Incident
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 1:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Cairo, 2011, just weeks before the revolution. Police Detective Noredin, working in the infamous Kasr el-Nil Police Station, is handed the case of a murdered singer. He soon realizes that the investigation concerns the very power elite, close to the president's inner circle. Movie run time is 110 Minutes.
Foreign Film: The Unknown Girl
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
One evening after work hours, Jenny, a young doctor, allows the door buzzer at the small clinic where she works to go unanswered. It's only later that she learns that the person ringing was an unidentified African woman found dead shortly after by the side of a road. Consumed by the thought that she is to blame, Jenny embarks on an obsessive crusade to discover who the anonymous woman was and to see to it that she is not forgotten. Movie run time is 103 Minutes.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 6:30pm (G) • Main Auditorium
Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, journey through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our celestial surroundings, and accompany space-walking astronauts, as they attempt the most difficult tasks in NASA’s history. It is an inspiring look into the Hubble Space Telescope’s legacy and its profound impact on how we view the universe and ourselves. Movie run time is 45 Minutes.
Movie Nights: Lucky (a discussion with Fred Craden
Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Ninety-year-old Lucky has outlived all of his contemporaries and is set in his ways, living in a small desert town. A sudden collapse at home finds the fiercely independent Lucky thrust into a journey of self-exploration. Movie run time is 86 Minutes.
Documentary: A Year in Space
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 6:30pm (PG) • Main Auditorium
Adapted from Time2s original digital video series, it takes viewers behind the scenes of astronaut Scott Kelly's twelve-month stay on the International Space Station, where he tests human limits for space travel and lays the groundwork for a manned mission to Mars. The one-hour documentary tracks Scott Kelly's mission from training and launch, through his year aboard the International Space Station, right up through his descent and landing. Movie run time is 60 Minutes.
Foreign Film: The Women’s Balcony
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power. Movie run time is 96 Minutes.