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 17, 2:00 and 7:00 pm: 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.
March 24, 2:00 and 7:00 pm: COCO CHANEL
Shirley MacLaine (in a Golden Globe nominated role) stars in this biopic, which traces the story of fashion’s most prominent woman, Gabrielle Chanel, from her childhood to her last days. At the twilight of her career Coco remembers her troubles, her love stories and her encounters. Portrayed by MacLaine, the Grande Mademoiselle of “the little black dress” and the iconic perfume is revealed through flashbacks and little known details of her life. (2008), PG, 139 minutes.
March 31, 2:00 and 7:00 pm: EVENING
This drama explores the romantic past and emotional present of Ann Grant (Vanessa Redgrave) and her daughters Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette.) As Ann lies dying, she remembers, and is moved to convey to her daughters, the defining moments in her life 50 years prior when she was a young woman (portrayed by Claire Danes) and in love with a young doctor (Patrick Wilson.) Based on the novel of the same name, Glenn Close and Meryl Streep also star. (2007), PG-13, 117 minutes.
April 7, 2:00 and 7:00 pm: GREEN BOOK
Winner of the 2019 Academy Award for Best Picture, this fact-based drama follows black jazz pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) as he sets off on a concert tour that takes him through the Deep South in 1962. After he hires an Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortenson) as his driver, the two forge a unique bond along the way. Ali received the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, and Mortenson was nominated for Best Actor for their performances in this outstanding film. (2018), PG-13, 130 minutes.
For Your Refrigerator/wallet
Sunday, March 17, 2:00 & 7:00, Wonder, (2017), PG, 103 minutes.
Sunday, March 24, 2:00 & 7:00, Coco Chanel, (2009), PG, 139 minutes.
Sunday, March 31, 2:00 & 7:00, Evening, (2007), PG-13, 117 minutes.
Sunday, April 7, 2:00 & 7:00, Green Book, (2018), PG-13, 130 minutes.