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An Afternoon at the Movies

Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 2:30 PM

Large Choir Rehearsal Room

This group meets the last Friday of each month to enjoy a movie shown on the big screen in the large choir rehearsal room. Snacks are served. All senior adults are welcome. No reservation is needed. 

APRIL:  Shenandoah, starring James Stewart. It’s a dramatic story of a man caught in a dilemma. He is a Virginia farmer during the civil war. He refuses to support the confederacy because he is opposed to slavery, yet he will not support the union, because he is deeply opposed to war. When his own son is taken prisoner, Stewart goes to search for the boy. Seeing first -hand the horrors of war, he is at last forced to take his stand.

MAY:  Life is a 2017 American sci-fi horror film directed by Daniel Espinosa, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Ryan Reynolds. The film follows a six-member crew of the International Space Station that uncovers the first evidence of life on Mars. 

JUNE: The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler. A seven Academy Award winner! The film is about three United States servicemen re-adjusting to civilian life after coming home from World War II.

JULY: Fried Green Tomatoes is a 1991 American comedy-drama film based on the novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg. It tells the story of a Depression-era friendship between two women, Ruth and Idgie, and a 1980s friendship between Evelyn, a middle-aged housewife, and Ninny, an elderly woman.

AUGUST: A Room With A View is a 1985 British romance film directed by James Ivory. Set in England and Italy, it is about a young woman named Lucy Honeychurch in the restrictive and repressed culture of Edwardian England, and her developing love for a free-spirited young man, George Emerson

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