Friday Night Movie at the Station Branch: The Bookshop
Friday, April 26, 2019 at 6:30pm (PG) • Station Community Room
Florence Green, a free-spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop -- the first such shop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough, England. But this mini social revolution soon brings her fierce enemies: she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers and also crosses Mrs. Gamart, Harborough's vengeful, embittered alpha female who is a wannabe doyenne of the local arts scene. Movie run time is 119 Minutes.
Director: Isabel Coixet
Saturday Foreign Movie: Becoming Astrid
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Teenaged Astrid Lindgren, future author of Pippi Longstocking, leads a carefree life in rural Sweden. Eager to break free from her conservative upbringing, she accepts an internship at a local newspaper where she attracts the attention of its married editor. After Astrid becomes pregnant, she leaves home to give birth to a son, whom she reluctantly leaves with a foster mother. When the foster mother falls ill, Astrid uses her imagination and gift for storytelling to reconnect with her child. Movie run time is 123 Minutes.
Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen
Friday Night Movie: Walt Whitman
Friday, May 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
PBS American Experience, 120 mins. This film explores the life of this great American poet, highlighting his struggle to support his family as a young man and his pursuit of having his work acknowledged and accepted among his contemporaries Movie run time is 120 Minutes.
Director: Peter Farrelly
Wednesday Foreign Film: The Third Murder
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 1:30 pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Leading attorney Shigemori takes on the defense of murder-robbery suspect Misumi who served jail time for another murder 30 years ago. Shigemori's chances of winning the case seem low; his client freely admits his guilt, despite facing the death penalty if he is convicted. As he digs deeper into the case, as he hears the testimonies of the victim's family and Misumi himself, the once confident Shigemori begins to doubt whether his client is the murderer after all. Movie run time is 124 Minutes.
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda
Friday Night Movie at the Branch: Glass
Friday, May 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm (PG-13) • Station Community Room
After the conclusion of the film Split, David Dunn pursues the Beast, which is Kevin Crumb's superhuman personality. The encounters with the Beast escalate as Elijah Price materializes as an orchestrator who knows critical secrets about both Dunn and Crumb. Movie run time is 129 Minutes.
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Wednesday Foreign Film: Padre, Padrone
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 1:30 pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal father. Movie run time is 114 Minutes.
Midday Movie: A Star is Born
Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons. Movie run time is 136 Minutes.
Director: Bradley Cooper