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
July 21, 2:00 pm ONLY
After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osuma and his son find a little girl out in the freezing cold. Osuma’s wife reluctantly agrees to take care of the girl after learning of the hardships she faces. Although a poor family, barely surviving through petty crime, they are happy together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them. Nominated for or won over eighty awards, including a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. (2108), R (sexual content/nudity), 121 minutes. (In Japanese.)
July 21, 7:00 pm ONLY
MARY POPPINS RETURNS
In conjunction with Grandparents Week, Movies At Oakmont screens a film that delights all ages. The magic continues in Disney’s classic as Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) helps the Banks family remember the joy of being a child. Together with her friend Jack the lamplighter (Lin-Manuel Miranda), fun is brought back to the streets of London in a celebration that everything is possible…even the impossible. Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth and Meryl Streep join in the romp. (2018), PG-13, 130 minutes.
July 28, 2:00 and 7:00 pm
In this affecting true-life drama, marine corporal Megan Leavey (Kate Mara) and her bomb-sniffing German shepherd, Rex, build a profound bond of trust and loyalty that sees them through more than 100 missions during the Iraq War – until an IED injures them both, putting their future together in question. Well-acted and excellently-produced, this heartfelt and powerfully emotional film is especially good when showing the training process for these soldiers and their dogs. (2018), PG-13, 106 minutes.
August 4, 2:00 and 7:00 pm
After her husband, Ambassador Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes op-ed columns accusing the Bush administration of misleading the public to justify invading Iraq, Valerie Plame Wilson’s (Naomi Watts) status as a covert CIA agent is leaked by administration officials. A powerful, fact-based drama focusing on the effects of the fall-out on the Wilsons’ marriage, with a compelling script and first-rate acting by Watts and Penn. (2010), PG-13, 108 minutes.
For Your Refrigerator/Wallet
Sunday, July 21, 2:00 ONLY, Shoplifters, (2018), R, 121 minutes. (In Japanese.)
Sunday, July 21, 7:00 ONLY, Mary Poppins Returns, (2018), PG-13, 130 minutes.
Sunday, July 28, 2:00 & 7:00, Meagan Leavey, (2018), PG-13, 106 minutes.
Sunday, August 4, 2:00 & 7:00, Fair Game, (2010), PG-13, 98 minutes