Wednesday, August 3 at 2 p.m. - LOVE IS NEVER SILENT (1985) Starring Mare Winningham, Cloris Leachman and Sid Caesar; Not rated; 100 minutes
A young woman struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels for her deaf parents in this depression-era drama. A friend sees her turmoil and tells her she must find happiness on her own. However, the initial joy she finds in marriage starts to strain under the guilt she feels for deserting her parents and the bitterness they express towards her.
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Wednesday, August 10 at 2 p.m. - DEATH AT A FUNERAL (2007) Starring Matthew Macfayden, Peter Dinklage, and Ewen Bremner; Rated R; 90 minutes
A dysfunctional British family gathers for the patriarch's funeral. Chaos ensues when a man arrives saying he's the dead man's gay lover and threatens blackmail. What was supposed to be a solemn event spirals out of control.
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Wednesday, August 17 at 2 p.m. - THE PERFECT GAME (2008) Starring Clifton Collins, Jr., Cheech Marin, Moises Arias; Rated PG; 118 minutes
In 1957 a rag-tag group of poverty stricken kids from Monterrey, Mexico shocked the world by winning the Little League World Series in the only perfect game ever pitched in the Championship. One of the boys had discovered a member of their community who was a former major leaguer and he and their priest coached the boys to victory in this true story which captured the hearts of both nations.
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Wednesday, August 24 at 2 p.m. - JANE EYRE (2011) Starring Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, and Jamie Bell; Rated PG-13; 121 minutes
In this romantic drama based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel, Jane Eyre flees Thornfield House, where she works as a governess for wealthy Edward Rochester. As she reflects upon the people and emotions that have defined her, it is clear that the isolated and imposing residence – and Mr. Rochester’s coldness – have sorely tested the young woman’s resilience, forged years earlier when she was orphaned. She must now act decisively to secure her own future and come to terms with the past that haunts her.
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Wednesday, August 31 at 2 p.m - CAPTAIN HORATIO HORNBLOWER (1951) Starring Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Moultrie Kelsall, and Terence Morgan; Not rated: 117 minutes
Gregory Peck stars as Captain Hornblower of the British Navy. He is sent on a mission in 1807 to divert the Spanish allies during the Napoleanic Wars by starting a revolution in South America. The Captain is a strong, courageous leader who is plagued by self-doubt. He must hide any internal fears when some unexpected complications occur that force him to change his plans. This film features fantastic sea battles and incredible adventures.
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Please join us every Wednesday at 2 p.m. for our Wednesday Matinee Film Series.
All films are free and open to the public.