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July 11th “Ferdinand” 8:30 PM

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“Ferdinand”

Directed by Carlos Saldanha

Starring John Cena, Kate McKinnon, and Bobby Cannavale
After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.
Released in December 2017 “Ferdinand” was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
Rating; PG
running time; 1 hour 48 minutes
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“The Post” has been rescheduled to Wednesday, September 5th

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Unfortunately, “The Post” has been rescheduled to September 5th.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please join us next week, Wednesday, July 11th, for our scheduled screening of “Ferdinand”. 

 

Tonight’s film “The Post” has been postponed due to weather.

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Due to storm conditions in the area “The Post” has been postponed to Tuesday July 3rd

We will generally postpone a screening by 5:00 PM if weather.com shows 50% or more chance of rain during the screening time in 07302.

June 27th ” The Post” 8:30 PM

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“The Post”

directed by Steven Spielberg

The 2017 film teams Oscar winners Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, and Tom Hanks for the first time. It was nominated by the Academy for Best Picture and Best Actress.

Determined to uphold the nation’s civil liberties, Katharine Graham (Streep), publisher of The Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks) join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up. But the two must risk their careers –– and their freedom –– to bring truth to light in this powerful film. Based on a true story.

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rated; PG13

running time; 1 hour 56 minutes

June 13th “Kedi” kicks off the 14th season at 8:30 PM

 

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“KEDI” directed by Ceyda Torun

 

“Kedi” ( Turkish for “Cat”) is a 2017 (US release) Turkish documentary about the many stray cats that live in Istanbul.  The film received critical acclaim with outstanding cinematography. Time magazine listed it as one of its top ten films of 2017.

Thousands of street cats live in Istanbul Turkey, as they have for centuries. Some are wild and fend for themselves, while others are tamer and are cared for by people. Kedi depicts these cats, and includes many interviews of the people who interact with them. It focuses on seven of the cats, who are named Sari, Duman, Bengü, Aslan Parçasi, Gamsiz, Psikopat, and Deniz.

 

 

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running time; 1 hour 19 minutes

Rating; not rated

Friday October 20th “Poltergeist” 7:30PM Q& A with Martin Casella 7:00 pm

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“POLTERGEIST”

Directed by

Tobe Hooper

Set in a California suburb, the story ,written by Spielberg, focuses on a family whose home is invaded by ghosts that abduct the family’s younger daughter. Released in the summer of 1982 and nominated for 3 academy awards, the film has been recognized as one of the great classic horror films.

Starring Craig T Nelson, Jobeth Williams, Beatrice Straight and Van Vorst’s own Martin Casella.

Please join us for a special Q & A with Martin Casella (Marty in the film!) immediately before and following the screening.

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“Hidden Figures” postponed till September 20th

Due to earlier rain and a wet park we are postponing “Hidden Figures”. The new screening date is September 20th at 8:00 PM.

Our apologies for the late notice.

September 13th ” Hidden Figures” 8:00 PM

 

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“Hidden Figures”

Directed by Theodore Melfi

Nominated for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress and Best Screenplay at the 2017 Academy Awards, Hidden figures stars Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan in her nominated performance leading a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. Kevin Costner, Jim Parsons, Kirsten Dunst , Taraji Henson and Janelle Monae fill out one of the best casts of the year.

RATED PG                   RUNNING TIME 127 MINUTES

Click below to view the trailer

Tonight’s screening of “Hidden Figures” has been postponed to the rain date

Due to inclement weather tonight’s presentation of “Hidden figures” has been postponed to the rain date of September 13th at 8:00 pm. Please join us next Wednesday for our last film of the year!

September 6th ” Hidden Figures” 8:05 PM

 

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“Hidden Figures”

Directed by Theodore Melfi

Nominated for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress and Best Screenplay at the 2017 Academy Awards, Hidden figures stars Octavia Spencer as Dorothy Vaughan in her nominated performance leading a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. Kevin Costner, Jim Parsons, Kirsten Dunst , Taraji Henson and Janelle Monae fill out one of the best casts of the year.

RATED PG                   RUNNING TIME 127 MINUTES

Click below to view the trailer