CASTRO SENIOR CENTER FILM PROGRAM
Films start at 12:45 unless otherwise noted with ** early start @ 12:30.
Every Monday unless the Castro Center is closed for a holiday Films start at 12:45 unless otherwise noted with ** early start @ 12:30.
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, October 14th
Holiday The Castro Senior Center will be closed in observance of
Indigenous People’s Day
Friday, October 4th. Remains of the Day
Time: 2hrs. 15min.
Dutiful butler Stevens (Anthony Hopkins) dedicates himself to tending Lord Darlington's (James Fox) house, turning a blind eye to Darlington's Nazi sympathies. When housekeeper Miss Kenton (Emma Thompson) tries to coax Stevens out of his staid shell, his reluctance may cost him dearly.This Merchant-Ivory period drama was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture.
Monday, October 7th. Blue Planet II
Time: 1hr. 42min.
We continue viewing this stunning documentary series created and narrated by Sir David Attenborough. This month we will watch episode 3: “Coral Reefs” which shows the beauty and fragility of a hidden world teaming with life and episode 4: “Big Blue” which brings us face to face with some of the largest creatures on our planet.
Friday, October 11th. The Mouse That Roared
Time: 1hr. 23min.
The world's smallest country, the Duchy of Grand Fenwick, prospers by exporting wine to America. When California bottles a cheaper version, bankruptcy looms for the Duchy and they take matters into their own hands. In a comic tour de force, Peter Sellers plays three separate roles.
Friday, October 18th. Local Hero
Time: 1hr. 50min.
Oil executive Mac is dispatched by his crackpot boss (Burt Lancaster) to a remote seaside village in Scotland with orders to buy out the town and develop the region for an oil refinery. As business mixes with pleasure, Mac finds himself enchanted by both the picturesque community and its oddball denizens.
Monday, October 21st. All Is True
Time: 1hr. 41min.
In 1613 Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to his home in Stratford Upon Avon, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.
Friday, October 25th. Brief Encounter
Time: 1hr. 25min.
After a chance meeting on a train platform, a middle-aged doctor and a suburban housewife enter into a passionate love affair, knowing there's no possibility for a lasting relationship. The two meet every Thursday to play out their doomed romance. Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard and Stanley Holloway star in this David Lean classic.
Monday, October 28th. Pavarotti
Time: 1hr. 54min.
From director Ron Howard comes an intimate portrait of Luciano Pavarotti, the most beloved opera singer of all time, by interweaving Pavarotti's genre-defining performances with revealing, never-before-seen footage.
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.