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
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
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
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
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.
Monday, April 16th The Shape of Water
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
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
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
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
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
R rated movies may include adult themes, hard language, high levels of violence, sexually oriented nudity and/or drug abuse.