Movies in the Afternoon
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell, Kimberly Quinn and Kevin Costner. 20th Century Fox. Directed by Theodore Melfi. PG, 2016, 127 minutes.
The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.
Movies in the Evening
Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Starring: Sunny Pawar, Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham & Nicole Kidman.
Directed by Garth Davis. The Weinstein Company. PG-13, 118 minutes, 2016.
Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
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