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August 8th “The Lion King” 8:15 pm

“The Lion King”

directed by

Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff

The 1994 animated musical

The story takes place in a kingdom of lions in Africa,  It tells the story of Simba, a young lion who is to take his father Mufasa’s place as king. However, after Simba’s uncle Scar kills Mufasa, he must stop his uncle from conquering the Pride Lands and avenge his father.

The voice cast includes Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Moira Kelly, Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Rowan Atkinson, Robert Guillaume, Madge Sinclair, Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin and Jim Cummings.

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July 25th “The Help” 8:30 pm

“The Help”

directed by Tate Taylor

The 2011 film adapted from the novel of the same name by  Katheryn Stockett, is about a young white woman, Eugenia “Skeeter” Phelan, and her relationship with two black maids during the Civil Rights Era. Skeeter is a journalist who decides to write a book from the point of view of the maids, exposing the racism they are faced with as they work for white families. In February 2012, the film received four Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress, for Davis, Best Supporting Actress  for Chastain, and a win for Best Supporting Actress for Spencer.

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July 11th “Waste Land” 8:30 PM

“Waste Land”

directed by Lucy Walker

The 2010 documentary follows two years of work by Brazilian contemporary modern artist Vic Muniz in creating art with the cooperation of scavengers of recyclables working at  one of the world’s largest landfills, serving the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. Nominated for the Academy Award for best documentary and winner of the best international documentary at Sundance, The film portrays the lives of the garbage pickers and their working conditions as well as Muniz’s efforts to help them to gain recognition and better living conditions.

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June 13th”Moneyball” kicks off our 8th Season at 8:30 pm


Moneyball

directed by Bennett Miller

 Based on the book by Michael Lewis, the film is an account of the Oakland Athletics 2002 Season and their general managers attempts to assemble a competitive team.  Starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman, the film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Actor and Best Picture in 2012.

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Our 8th Season kicks off June 13th!

The 8th Annual Outdoor Summer film Series will again take place in Van Vorst Park on Wednesday nights. Screenings in June and July will begin at about 8:30 or later . August and September screenings will begin at 8:00 pm or later. The rain date for each film will be the following Wednesday.

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August 31st “Secretariat” 8:00 pm

 

“Secretariat”

Directed by Randall Wallace  

 The film chronicles the spectacular journey of an incredible horse named Secretariat and the moving story of his unlikely owner, a housewife who risked everything to make him a champion. Diane Lane portrays Secretariat’s owner, Penny Chenery, and John Malkovich plays the trainer, Lucien Laurin.

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August 17th “Toy Story 3” 8:20 PM

“Toy Story 3”

Directed by Lee Unkrich

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it’s up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren’t abandoned and to return home. Starring Tom Hanks Tim Allen and Joan Cusack

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Tonight’s Film “The Art Of The Steal” is postponed due to Weather. Now showing August 10th 8:30 PM

“The Art Of The Steal”

Directed By Don Argott

The true story of a multi billion dollar art heist and how they got away with it.

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August 3rd “The Art Of The Steal” 8:30 PM

 

“The Art Of The Steal”

directed by Don Argott

The true story of a multi-billion dollar art heist and how they got away with it. A documentary that follows the struggle for control of Dr. Albert C. Barnes’ 25 billion dollar collection of modern and post-impressionist art. The film was an official selection for the 2009 New York, Toronto, and AFI  Film Festivals.

 

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July 20th “Inception” 8:30 pm

“Inception” directed by Christopher Nolan

Winner of 4 Academy Awards in 2011 sweeping the Sound, Visual effects and Cinematography catagories. Starring Leonardo Dicaprio as a thief who invades dreams.

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