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 ENGLISH SUBTITLES WHEN POSSIBLE;
FREE OF CHARGE, COMPLIMENTS OF THE OVA
June 16, 2:00 and 7:00 pm
Mired in guilt over his son’s death, the Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke), pastor of a small church that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad, agrees to counsel a pregnant congregant (Amanda Seyfried) and her radical environmentalist husband who challenges the clergyman’s views and leads him to embrace the same cause, regardless of the consequences. Acclaimed by critics, the film received many awards for Hawke’s performance and for its direction and screenplay. (2018), R (violent images), 108 minutes.
June 23, 2:00 and 7:00 pm
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK
Exquisitely adapted from James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel, this timeless love story is set in 1970s Harlem. Newly engaged 19-year-old Trish and her fiancé Fonny are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in this lush, moving dramatic film. Regina King received both the Best Supporting Actress Oscar and a Golden Globe, and the movie garnered numerous other accolades and nominations, including a Best Picture nomination. (2018), R (language/sexual content), 119 minutes.
June 30, 2:00 and 7:00 pm
England is at war with France and amid the court of mercurial Queen Anne (Olivia Coleman) in 18th –century England, cousins Abigail Masham (Emma Stone) and Sarah Churchill (Rachael Weisz) battle to gain the favor of the monarch and her court. A film full of comedy and dark humor, it received ten Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress (Stone and Weisz), and won four Oscars, including Best Actress (Coleman), Best Costumes and Best Original Screenplay. (2018), R (sexual content/language), 119 minutes.
July 7, 2:00 and 7:00 pm
An American tourist (Johnny Depp), seeking solace for his broken heart instead finds it in danger again after encountering a beautiful Interpol agent (Angelina Jolie.) Little does the Yank know that the lady arranged their “chance” meeting and is using him to trap a thief. Soon they’re dodging bullets through both the historic streets of Paris and the winding canals of Venice. This stylish romantic thriller, with its beautiful cinematography, was nominated for three Golden Globes: Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress. (2010), PG-13, 103 minutes.
For Your Refrigerator/Wallet
Sunday, June 16, 2:00 & 7:00, First Reformed, (2018), R, 108 minutes.
Sunday, June 23, 2:00 & 7:00, If Beale Street Could Talk, (2018), R, 119 minutes.
Sunday, June 30, 2:00 & 7:00, The Favourite, (2018), R, 119 minutes.
Sunday, July7, 2:00 & 7:00, The Tourist, (2010), PG-13, 103 minutes