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, January 20th.
The Castro Center will be closed for Martin Luther King Day
Friday, January 3rd. Room with a View
Time: 1hr. 45min.
In this adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel, Lucy travels to Florence with her chaperone in tow. There, she falls for a fellow countryman's moody son. But like any proper Englishwoman of that era, she must fight her feelings, and it's a losing battle.
Monday, January 6th. Our Planet with D.Attenborough
Time: 1hr. 50min.
Episode 1: One Planet- this first episode introduces us to the immense diversity of terrains and life of our planet.
Episode 2: Frozen Worlds- the Arctic and Antarctic are on the cusp of climate change leaving polar bears, walruses and all other life forms who call this icy world home in peril.
Friday, January 10th. Angela’s Ashes
Time: 2hrs. 20min.
This adaptation of Frank McCourt's best-selling memoir tells the grim story of the author's impoverished childhood in 1940s Ireland, a time of devastating deprivation spent alongside starving siblings, a long-suffering mother and an alcoholic father.
Monday, January 13th. Official Secrets
Time: 1hr. 52min.
In 2003, British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun received a memo with a shocking directive: collect blackmail worthy information on UN council members to force the vote for the invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world rush into war, Gun makes the decision to leak the memo to the press, igniting an international firestorm that would expose a vast political conspiracy and put Gun in harm's way.
Friday, January 17th. Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Time: 1hr. 54min.
Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who moves into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing Holly's past.
Friday, January 24th. French Lieutenant’s Woman
Time: 2hr. 05min.
Director Karel Reisz's unforgettable masterwork (based on John Fowles’ best novel) uses a film-within-a-film framing technique to trace the parallel relationships of two ill-fated couples (a pair of Victorian lovers and two contemporary actors) separated by a century.
Monday, January 27th. At Eternity’s Gate
Time: 1hr. 50min.
This dramatized biopic recounts the last days in the turbulent and tragically brief life of master Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, who comes to realize that his brilliant work will never be recognized as such during his lifetime.
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.