CASTRO SENIOR CENTER FILM PROGRAM
Films start at 12:45 unless otherwise noted with ** early start @ 12:30.
Every Monday (New Films) and Friday (Classics) Films start at 12:45
The Monday film program will continue and we will show both newer and classic films in the monthly schedule. This will reduce the number of days per month in which movies will be shown. For example, because of the Labor Day Holiday on Monday September 3rd we will only show three movies on three Mondays in September. Those film are listed below
Monday, November 11th
The Castro Senior Center will be closed in observance of VETERAN'S DAY
Friday, November 29th
The Castro Senior Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday
Friday, November 1st. The Omen
Time: 1hr. 50min.
Robert (Gregory Peck) and Katherine (Lee Remick) Thorn raise a boy, Damien (Harvey Stephens), in place of their stillborn infant, and all is well until it is foretold that Damien is the spawn of the devil. Soon, Robert is pitted against the forces of Hell and must make a fateful decision. Richard Donner directs; Billie Whitelaw, David Warner, Patrick Troughton and Martin Benson co-star in this classic scary tale.
Monday, November 4th. Blue Planet II
Time: 1hr. 43min.
Developed and Presented by Sir David Attenborough, Parts 5 The Green Seas & 6 Coasts. These two episodes explore the fascination world of giant kelp forest and sprawling plains of sea grass. Episode 6 looks at the world between the continents and the wide open oceans.
Friday, November 8th. Gentleman’s Agreement
Time: 1hr. 58min.
Enterprising reporter Phil Green (Gregory Peck), eager to blow the lid off anti-Semitism, accepts an assignment to pen a series of frank exposés for a progressive magazine. Looking for a new angle, Green poses as a Jew and soon endures the full spectrum of bigotry -- from being denied a job and use of public facilities to his son suffering a beating. Little by little, the journalist comes to understand the cruel effects of prejudice. Cast includes Dorothy McGuire and John Garfield
Friday, November 15th. Cape Fear
Time: 1hr. 46min.
Released on parole after eight years in stir for rape and assault, Max Cady (Robert Mitchum) is hell-bent on vengeance. He heads straight for Sam Bowden (Gregory Peck), the ex-prosecutor responsible for Cady's stint in the slammer. When Bowden learns that Cady's payback plan includes the lawyer's wife and daughter, he's forced to go to extraordinary lengths to protect his family as Cady carries out a methodical crusade of terror.
Monday, November 18th. The Art of Racing in the Rain
Time: 1hr. 49min.
Based on the best-selling novel by Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain is a heartwarming tale narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo. Through his unique insight into the human condition, Enzo helps his owners — racecar driver Denny Swift, his wife Eve, and daughter Zoe — navigate life with a refreshing perspective on friendship, family and unconditional love.
Friday, November 22nd. Moby Dick
Time: 1hr. 55min.
Gregory Peck triumphs in his starring role as the obsessed Capt. Ahab in this big-screen version of Herman Melville's classic novel. Ahab longs to hunt down and kill Moby Dick, the great white whale who tore off Ahab's leg years ago. Unfortunately, his maniacal fixation spreads to the crew and ultimately leads to disaster. The legendary John Huston directed this faithful adaptation, which racked up numerous critics' awards. Also stars Richard Basehart.
Monday, November 25th. Mike Wallace Is Here
Time: 1hr. 30min.
When it came to asking tough questions, longtime "60 Minutes" reporter Mike Wallace pulled few punches. This documentary takes a similar approach, using a wealth of archival footage to explore what made the journalist tick and how his career evolved.
Monday, September 30. The Professor and the Madman
Time: 2hrs. 04min.
Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid-19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.
R rated movies may include adult themes, hard language, high levels of violence, sexually oriented nudity and/or drug abuse.