APR

2018

Monday: newer films <> Friday: classics movies start at 12:45

unless otherwise noted with  ** early start @ 12:30

CASTRO SENIOR CENTER FILM PROGRAM

Monday, February 19th

Castro Senior Center is closed for President’s Day

Friday, April 6th The Miracle Worker

Year: 1962

Time:1hr. 46min.

Based on the autobiography of Hellen Keller ( patty Duke) who was born and blind and her teacher. Ms. Duke and Ms. Bancroft both won best acting awards for their portrayals of the young Helen and her teacher

 

 

 

Monday, April 2nd Joy

Year: 2015

Time: 2hr. 04min.

Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. The cast includes Jennifer Lawrence and Robert DeNiro

 

 

 

 

Friday, April 13th  Mrs. Doubtfire

Year: 1993

Time: 2hr. 05min.

Robin William’s comedy classic about  an actor who, after a bitter divorce, disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. The cast includes Sally Fields and Pierce Bronson. Filmed on location in San Francisco

 

 

 

Monday, April 9th   Lady Bird

Year: 2017

Time: 1hr. 33min.

In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Cast includes Saoirse Ronan as Lady Bird.

 

 

 

 

 

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Monday, April 16th The Shape of Water

Year:2017

Time: 2hr. 03min.

This year’s Oscar winner for best picture and best director ( Guillermo del Toro) is set at a top secret research facility in the 1960s. Sally Hawkins plays a lonely janitor who forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity

 

 

 

 

Monday, April  23rd    I, Tonya

Year: 2017

Time: 2hr. 00min.

A darkly comedic tale based on true events focusing on American figure skater, Tonya Harding. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy is forever defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived, and poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan

 

 

 

Monday, April 30th  Phantom Thread

Year: 2017

Time: 2hr. 10min.

Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. A finely woven narrative is filled out nicely by humor, intoxicating romantic tension, and yet another impressively committed performance from Daniel Day-Lewis.

 

 

 

Friday, April 19th  Postcards From The Edge

Year: 1990

Time: 1hr. 41min.

This comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols with screenplay by Carrie Fisher is based on her 1987 semi-autobiographical novel of the same title. The film stars Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, and Dennis Quaid

 

 

Friday, April 27th  Diva

Year: 1981

Time: 2hr. 00min.

This French made stylish thriller is about a young postal delivery boy, his obsession with an opera diva, the bootleg tapes he makes of her performances, and the evil hoods who chase him down, thinking he has a tape that implicates them in a crime

 

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