Where: Berger Center
Screening days and time: Sundays, 2:00 and 7:00 pm
Hosts: Barbara Bowman, Ernie Erler, Al Haggerty, Carol Haggerty, Mike McInnis, and Jeff Neuman
NOTE: ALL FILMS ARE SHOWN WITH SUBTITLES WHEN POSSIBLE;
FREE OF CHARGE, COMPLIMENTS OF THE OVA
January 20, 2:00 & 7:00 ALBERT NOBBS
Having for decades disguised herself as a man to be able to work as a butler in a posh 19th century Dublin hotel, a woman calling herself Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) reconsiders her charade when a handsome painter (Janet McTeer) arrives on the scene and she looks to escape the lie she’s been living. An emotional and thought-provoking film, with mesmerizing Golden Globe- and Oscar-nominated performances from Close and McTeer. (2011), R (sexuality), 103 minutes.
January 27, 2:00 & 7:00 GRAN TORINO
Curmudgeonly Korean Veteran Walt (Clint Eastwood) must confront his Hmong immigrant neighbors – and his own prejudices – when their teenage son, Thao, tries to steal Walt’s beloved 1972 Gran Torino automobile. Walt soon assumes the unlikely role of guardian angel to young Thao. Featuring an award-winning performance by Eastwood, the movie was recognized by The American Film Institute as one of its Ten Best Films of The Year. (2008), R (language), 116 minutes.
February 3, 2:00 & 7:00 THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS
This acclaimed documentary charts the twisty story of identical triplets separated at birth who accidentally reconnect at age 19. But what starts as a happy reunion soon sets off a series of events that leads to shocking and sinister secrets. A well-told engrossing stranger-than-fiction story that reveals how the brothers sought to understand the circumstances of their separation. (2108), PG-13, 96 minutes.
For Your Refrigerator/Wallet
Sunday, January 20: Albert Nobbs, (2018), R, 103 minutes.
Sunday, January 27: Gran Torino, (2008), R, 116 minutes.
Sunday, February 3: Three Identical Strangers, (2018), PG-13, 96 minutes.