Friday Night Films: September
September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019
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|Date||Title / Description|
||Everest (based on true story) PG-13 2 hours 2 minutes
Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of Everest, the film shows two different expeditions against one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind.
Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Robin Wright, Keira Knightly, Sam Worthington, Jake Gyllenhaal.
Scott Mendelson, Forbes: “…exciting, thrilling, moving, and completely engaging.”
|| Golden Years 1 hour 36 minutes
A retired couple lead a simple life until the nation’s financial crisis empties their hard-earned pension accounts. They decide to replenish their funds through a series of bank robberies.
The Hollywood Reporter: “Breaking Bad meets The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and “A stellar British cast” such as Bernard Hill, Virginia McKenna, Phil Davis, Simon Callow, Alan Armstrong.
The Daily Telegraph: “Jolly good fun.”
||The Fencer (Estonian) (based on a true story) 1 hour 39 minutes
Fleeing from the Soviet secret police, an Estonian fencer returns to his homeland and finds work as a children’s sports instructor and teaches competitive fencing techniques. When the children are invited to a fencing tournament in Leningrad, he must make a choice, put his safety first or risk everything to take the children to the competition. A touching drama about trust, love and finding a purpose.
Nominee for Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.
Official Selection, 2016 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.
San Francisco Chronicle: “A feel-good, heart-tugging sports film…a winner.”
|| Run, Fatboy, Run PG-13 1 hour 40 minutes
Repeat showing of this film because it is funny and touching.
An out-of-shape man who’s made poor decisions—like leaving his pregnant girlfriend at the altar– has a chance to win back his self-respect by running the London marathon. In the race is his ex-girlfriend’s new love –and fit—boyfriend who plans to take her and her son to the US.
Simon Pegg, Hank Azaria, Thandie Newton, Harish Patel.
Claudia Puig, USA Today: “Indulge in some belly laughs.”