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, February 17th.
The Castro Center will be closed for President’s Day
Monday, February 2nd. Pain and Glory
Time: 1hr. 52min.
Directed by Pedro Almodovar, this layered drama centers on Salvador Mallo,(Antonio Banderas) an aging filmmaker looking deep within his soul as he attempts to recapture the creative spirit that once inspired him. As he surveys his life, Salvador is haunted by memories of his first love.
Friday, February 7th. Sunrise
Time: 1hr. 50min.
Director F.W. Murnau's emotional and lyrical silent odyssey stars George O'Brien and Janet Gaynor as a country couple whose marriage is threatened when O'Brien falls prey to cosmopolitan temptress Margaret Livingston's feminine wiles.
Monday, February 10th. Hariett
Time: 2hrs. 00min.
Based iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Harriet ventures back into dangerous territory on a mission to lead others to freedom, risking capture and death to guide hundreds to safety as one of the most prominent conductors of the Underground Railroad.
Friday, February 14th. It Happened One Night
Time: 1hr. 45min.
Runaway socialite Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) is en route to the Big Apple to elope and along the way she meets a crusty newspaperman (Clark Gable). But a string of zany misadventures leads them to realize they're madly if reluctantly in love. Directed by Frank Capra.
Friday, February 21st. Moonstruck
Time: 1hr. 40min.
In this slice-of-life comedy about the Italian American residents of a Brooklyn neighborhood, an independent-minded widow (Cher) falls in love with a one-handed misfit baker (Nicholas Cage), much to the chagrin of her betrothed.
Monday, February 24th. Parasite
Time: 2hr. 10min.
Meet the Park family, the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together. Soon, a symbiotic relationship forms between the two families. The Kims provide "indispensable" luxury services while the Parks have to bankroll their entire household. But conflict ensues as each family struggles for dominance.
Friday, February 28th Sense and Sensibility
Time: 2hrs. 15min.
Adapted from Jane Austen's classic 19th-century novel of manners, this eloquent drama follows the dramatic lives of the three Dashwood sisters. Facing poverty after their father's death, the sisters are obliged to rely on the generosity of others. All star cast includes; Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman.
Friday, January 31st. Fried Green Tomatoes
Time: 2hrs. 15min.
In this adaptation of Fanny Flagg's novel, flashbacks reveal the remarkable and mysterious story of soul mates Idgie (Mary Stuart Masterson) and Ruth (Mary-Louise Parker), whose antics cause an uproar in their rural Southern town during the 1920s.
R rated movies may include adult themes, hard language, high levels of violence, sexually oriented nudity and/or drug abuse.