Wednesday, October 24 at 1:30 p.m. - The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) Starring Will Smith, Thandie Newton, and Jaden Smith; Rated PG-13; 117 minutes; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Chris Gardner is bright and talented but is struggling to make ends meet. When he and his five-year-old son are evicted from their apartment Gardner takes a chance with a prestigious stock brokerage firm. They endure many hardships but he follows his dream to make a better life for the two of them in this inspirational true story.
"As cynical as I am, I have to admit I was completely won over by Smith's sincere and deeply effective work as a guy who was knocked down again and again, but refused to stay on the canvas." - Richard Roeper, Ebert and Roeper
For more information, please view the film's trailer.