August 23rd ” Sing Street” 8:10 PM

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“Sing Street”

Directed by John Carney

In this 2016 comedy from Ireland by the director of “Once” and “Begin Again” a boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes

running time 1 hour 46 minutes

rated PG13

click below to view the trailer

August 9th “Lion” 8:15 pm

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“Lion”

directed by

Garth Davis

Starring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman, Lion is based on the true story of a 5 year old Indian boy who gets lost and spends 20 years trying to find his way home to his family.  Lion was nominated for 6 awards including Best Picture at the 2017 Academy Awards.

click below to view the trailer

 

July 26th audience poll winner “Moana” 8:20 PM

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“Moana”

directed by

Ron Clements & John Musker

This year’s winner of the audience poll and Disney’s animated feature released in November of 2016.

The film is based on stories from Polynesian mythology. It follows Moana Waialiki the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her island’s fishermen can’t catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess, Te Fiti. The only way to save the island is to persuade Maui to return Te Fiti’s heart, so Moana sets off on an epic journey across the Pacific.

Running time 1 h 47 m

rated PG

click on  the link below to view the trailer

 

Tonight July 19th “Rogue One A Star Wars Story” 8:30 PM

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“Rogue One a Star Wars Story”

directed by

Gareth Edwards

This is the first installment of the Star Wars Anthology, set immediately before the events of the original Star Wars Film. Rogue One follows a group of rebels on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star, the Empire’s superweapon.

As always, please check here and our other social media sites in case of inclement weather. If we postpone, the raindate is the following Wednesday.

Check below for a trailer of ROGUE ONE A Star Wars Story:

 

 

Postponed…Rogue One until July 19th.

Due to the unstable weather this evening….our presentation of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be postponed until our raindate, next Wednesday July 19th.

We have been watching the weather reports all day..and as of 6:25pm the chance for rain went to 50% at 10pm….which would be right in the middle of our movie.

Let’s hope the Force will be with us next Wednesday.

July 12th “Rogue One A Star Wars Story” 8:30 PM

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“Rogue One a Star Wars Story”

directed by

Gareth Edwards

This is the first installment of the Star Wars Anthology, set immediately before the events of the original Star Wars Film. Rogue One follows a group of rebels on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star, the Empire’s superweapon.

As always, please check here and our other social media sites in case of inclement weather. If we postpone, the raindate is the following Wednesday.

Check below for a trailer of ROGUE ONE A Star Wars Story:

 

 

Vote for our JULY 26th Movie!

Help us!  We want to know which animated film to show this year—

  • Moana--directed by Ron Clemente & Don Hall  —In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
  • SING–directed by Christophe Lourdelet & Garth Jennings–In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists’ find that their lives will never be the same.
  • The LEGO Batman Movie-directed by Chris McKay–A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.

Take our poll today and tell your friends and neighbors to help us too!  Poll ends on July 14th.

 

 

June 28th “He Named Me Malala” 8:40 pm

 

 

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“He Named Me Malala”

Directed by Davis Guggenheim

 

After the Taliban tries to kill her for speaking out on behalf of girls’ education, Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai emerges as a leading advocate for children’s rights and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

 

 

Click below to view the trailer

June 21st @ 8:40 PM “The Princess Bride”

 

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“The Princess Bride” Directed by Rob Reiner

a classic comedy from 1987

Starring

Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest,Wallace Shawn, Andre the Giant, Fred Savage, Peter Faulk

 To cheer his ill grandson up, Grandpa reads him a story; The Princess Bride, a tale of the love between the beautiful Buttercup and the stable boy Westley, a love cruelly interrupted by Westley’s tragic apparent death at sea when seeking his fortune. Heartbroken, Buttercup has sworn never to love again, but accepts the marriage proposal of the rich and handsome heir to the throne of Florin; but death is no barrier to true love, and in a story filled with exotically-accented swordsmen, big-hearted giants, sadistic torturers, vile swamps, Rodents of Unusual Size, the Dread Pirate Roberts and a somewhat embittered miracle worker, the story twists and turns on a path filled with adventure. Will the True Love win the day? Will Inigo Montaya find the six-fingered man who murdered his father? Will Humperdinck’s evil plans come to fruition?

As a tribute to him, and to reconcile his yearly requests, we are screening the favorite movie of Dan, one of our longest serving volunteers, before he sets sail around the world, in the hope that he too will get sick of living as the dread Pirate Roberts and one day return.

click on the link below to see the original trailer

Summer season 2017

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The 13th season of Films in Van Vorst is coming this summer! The rain dates are again he following week. (except the first film which we have postponed to the rain date to start the season)

We have again been made possible thru the generous donations of our sponsors Dixon Leasing and Silverman Building Neighborhoods. Thank You!