Coming Movie Attractions...
Foreign Film: Tomboy
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Laure is 10 years old and a tomboy. On arrival in a new neighborhood, she lets Lisa and her crowd believe that she is a boy. Summer becomes a big playground and Laure pretends to be Mikael, a boy like the others, different enough to get the attention of Lisa, who falls in love with him. Laure takes advantage of her new identity as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret. Movie run time is 82 Minutes.
Director: Céline Sciamma
Writer: Céline Sciamma (screenplay)
Friday Night Movies at The Station Branch: Lez Bomb
Friday, March 29, 2019 at 6:30pm (NR) • Station Community Room
A holiday comedy about a young woman who comes home for Thanksgiving with some life changing news. Little does she know, the eccentric cast of characters that make up her extended family have their own stirring surprises. Movie run time is 90 Minutes.
Director: Jenna Laurenzo
Writer: Jenna Laurenzo
Foreign Film: What Will People Say
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 1:30pm (NR) • Main Auditorium
Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. When out with her friends, she's a regular Norwegian teenager. At home with her family, she is the perfect Pakistani daughter. But when her father catches her alone with her boyfriend, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide. To set an example and escape the judgment of their peers, Nisha's parents send her to live with extended family in a small town in Pakistan. There, Nisha must adapt to a rigid culture that denies her the freedoms she once enjoyed. Movie run time is 106 Minutes.
Director: Iram Haq
Writer: Iram Haq
Midday Movie: Detroit
Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 1:00pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan National Guard patrolled the streets, three young African American men were murdered at the Algiers Motel. Movie run time is 143 Minutes.
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Writer: Mark Boal
Friday Night Movie: Pariah
Friday, April 5, 2019 at 6:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Seventeen-year-old Alike (pronounced Ah-lee-kay) lives with her parents and younger sister in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood. She has a flair for poetry, and is quietly embracing her identity as a lesbian. But whenever Alike's development becomes a topic of discussion at home, her parents' already strained marriage is pushed to the breaking point. Wondering how much she can confide in her family, Alike strives to get through adolescence with grace, humor, and tenacity -- sometimes succeeding, sometimes not, but always moving forward. Movie run time is 87 Minutes.
Director: Dee Rees
Writer: Dee Rees
Foreign Film: After the Wedding
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 1:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Jacob runs a struggling orphanage in one of India's poorest regions. Desperate to save the orphanage from closing, he returns to Denmark to meet Jorgen, a wealthy businessman and potential benefactor. What appears to be nothing more than a friendly gesture to attend a wedding sets in motion an increasingly devastating series of surprises, revelations, and confessions that will forever change their lives. Movie run time is 119 Minutes.
Director: Susanne Bier
Friday Night Movie: Across the Universe
Friday, April 12, 2019 at 6:30pm (PG-13) • Main Auditorium
Jude, a young dockworker from Liverpool, travels to America, where he falls in love with Lucy, and together they join the Vietnam war protests after Lucy's brother is drafted. Set to some of the Beatles' most popular songs. Movie run time is 133 Minutes.
Director: Julie Taymor
Foreign Film: The Taste of Others
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
The lives and loves of several completely opposite men and women artfully intersect in what becomes a delightfully funny web of romantic entanglements! While negotiating differences in wealth and status, style, and taste, this vivid collection of characters mix and match in outrageously volatile combinations! Internationally acclaimed for its sexy comic sophistication -- expect the unepected from this uncommonly entertaining motion picture! Movie run time is 112 Minutes.
Director: Agnès Jaoui
Midday Movie: Lady Bird
Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 1:00pm (R) • Main Auditorium
Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college. Movie run time is 94 Minutes.
Director: Greta Gerwig
Writer: Greta Gerwig
Friday Night Movie: The Piano
Friday, April 19, 2019 at 6:30pm (R) • Main Auditorium
A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. Movie run time is 121 Minutes.
Director: Jane Campion
Writer: Jane Campion
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