Starting in September the Castro Senior Center film program will no longer be showing the Friday classic films. This is due to a scheduling conflict that requires the senior center to schedule bingo on Friday afternoons. Anyone who attended the Friday movies is invited to join the Friday Bingo group which will start at 12:45 PM.
CASTRO SENIOR CENTER FILM PROGRAM
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
Every Monday (New Films) and Friday (Classics) Films start at 12:45 unless otherwise indicated with ** for early start @ 12:30.
Monday, May 27 th
The Castro Senior Center will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday
Monday, July 1 Apollo 11
Time: 1hr. 33min.
Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, 11,000 hours of uncatalogued audio recordings, Apollo 11 takes us to the heart of NASA's most celebrated mission—the one that put men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin into household names. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap.
Friday, July 5 A Man Called Horse
Time: 1hr. 50min.
In perhaps his greatest role, Richard Harris plays an English aristocrat named John Morgan, who is captured by Dakota Sioux in 1825 and eventually becomes their leader. But Morgan must first take the Sun Vow to prove his courage, withstanding all tests of pain. Elliot Silverstein directs.
Monday, July 8 K-Pax
Time: 2hrs. 00min.
Kevin Spacey stars as Prot,an extraterrestrial from the planet K-PAX (or so he'd have us believe), in this drama that casts Jeff Bridges as a psychiatrist who doubts Prot's otherworldly origins. But the doctor begins to question his own instincts when his unusual patient begins pulling off artful tricks that can't be explained.
Friday, July 12 Red River
Time: 2hrs. 10min.
Howard Hawks directs John Wayne In one of his landmark roles. Wayne plays a taciturn Texas cattle rancher who adopts a young boy orphaned by a native raid on a wagon train. After coming of age, the son (Montgomery Clift) finds himself compelled to challenge his father during a long cattle drive.
Monday, July 15 They Shall Not Grow Old
Time: 1hr. 39min.
Using state of the art technology to restore original archival footage of World War 1, director Peter Jackson brings to life the people who can best tell this story: the men who were there. Driven by a personal interest in the First World War, Jackson set out to bring to life the day-to-day experience of its soldiers. Using the voices of the men involved, the film explores the reality of war on the front line.
Friday, July 19 The Westerner
Time: 2hrs. 05min.
Gary Cooper stars in the William Wyler western classic. Playing tight-lipped drifter named Cole Harden, who runs afoul of corrupt Judge Roy Bean. Harden will have to keep his gunpowder dry if he expects to evade Bean's warped sense of justice and sidestep the judge's henchmen. Cast includes walter Brennan and Dana Andrews.
Monday, July 22 Maria By Callas
Time: 1hr. 53min.
Go beyond Callas, the original diva, and meet Maria, the woman who longed for a normal life. Told through private letters, unpublished memoirs, performances and TV interviews, Maria By Callas is the first film to tell the life story of the legendary Greek-American opera singer completely in her own words with never-before-seen footage.
Friday, July 26 Klute
Time: 1hr. 54min.
Thoroughly inhabiting what is by far one of her greatest roles, Jane Fonda won a Best Actress Oscar for her role as a manipulative big-city prostitute who helps a small-town detective named Klute (Donald Sutherland) solve a missing persons case. "Working girl" Bree Daniels (Fonda) dismisses men as victims of their own base instincts -- until she meets the incorruptible Klute and starts to fall for him.
Monday, July 29 the Rider
Time: 1hr. 45min.
After a tragic riding accident, young cowboy Brady, once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, is warned that his competition days are over. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, Brady undertakes a search for a new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
R rated movies may include adult themes, hard language, high levels of violence, sexually oriented nudity and/or drug abuse.