Where: Berger Center.
Screening days and times: 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 POSSSIBLE;
FREE OF CHARGE, COMPLIMENTS OF THE OVA
March 3, 2:00 & 7:00: FIRST MAN
This film tells the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) and the decade leading to the historic Apollo flight. Based on the book, this well-crafted movie explores the cost – on Armstrong, his family and the nation itself – of one of the most dangerous missions in history. Outstanding performances by Gosling and Claire Foy, who portrays Armstrong’s wife. Oscar nominations for Production Design and Visual Effects. (2018), PG-13, 141 minutes.
March 10, 2:00 & 7:00: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
Behind The Greatest Show On Earth was one of history’s greatest showmen, P. T. Barnum (Hugh Jackson.) This musical biopic centers on Barnum’s off-stage life as well as his creation of the three-ring circus and his infatuation with Swedish songbird Jenny Lind. A film of pure entertainment, it received numerous awards for its musical score, choreography and costumes. Michelle Williams portrays Barnum’s wife, and Zac Efron stars as his business partner. (2017), PG, 105 minutes.
March 17, 2:00 & 7:00: WONDER
Entering fifth grade will be momentous for Auggie – because at last he’ll get to be ordinary. While his facial deformity has previously kept him from attending regular schools, Auggie is determined to make his classmates see beyond his face. A well-acted and highly honored comedy-drama, Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson star as his parents in this heartwarming and inspiring story based on the NY Times best-selling book. (2017), PG, 103 minutes.
For Your Refrigerator/wallet:
Sunday, March 3, 2:00 & 7:00, First Man, (2018), PG-13, 141 minutes.
Sunday, March 10, 2:00 & 7:00, The Greatest Showman, PG, 105 minutes.
Sunday, March 17, 2:00 & 700, Wonder, (2017), PG, 103 minutes