First Friday Film Series
A matinee film series for adults. On the first Friday of every month, a new release movie will be screened in the O'Neill Room at 1:00 p.m. Popcorn and water provided. Movie ratings and contents vary. Not all movies will be suitable for all audiences. Free admission, no RSVP needed.
September 7, 1:00 p.m. - Won't You Be My Neighbor?
This documentary paints a portrait of the life and work of children's entertainer Fred Rogers, star of “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.” A former minister, Mister Rogers creatively communicated themes of empathy and acceptance. PG-13, 94 min.
August 3, 1:00 p.m. - Chappaquiddick
After Ted Kennedy kills a woman in a car crash, he tries to protect his presidential aspirations by using his family's political power to control the subsequent scandal. PG-13, 101 min.
July 20, 1:00 p.m. - North by Northwest
Join us for a special edition of our Friday film series as we take a look at the Alfred Hitchcock classic, North By Northwest. James Brown Ph.D., an amateur film scholar and the director of the Elm Grove School for Lifelong Learning, will introduce the iconic masterpiece of suspense and lead a post-screening discussion filled with interesting facts and features.
Synopsis: An ad exec pursues---and is pursued by---foreign spies, from New York to the top of Mount Rushmore in this monumental Hitchcock classic highlighted by the famed crop-duster sequence. NR, 2 hr, 16 min.
July 6, 1:00 p.m. - Tomb Raider
Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an adventurer who vanished years earlier. Hoping to solve the mystery of his disappearance, she embarks on a perilous journey to his last-known destination -- a fabled tomb on a mythical island. PG-13, 2 hr.
June 1, 1:00 p.m. - The 15:17 To Paris
In August 2015, three American tourists subdue a terrorist aboard a Thalys train headed to Paris. This docudrama chronicles their lifelong friendship and the numerous choices that prepared them to act quickly in the face of sudden danger. Directed by Clint Eastwood. PG-13, 1 hr, 34 min.
May 4, 1:00 p.m. - All The Money In The World
ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money. Rated R. 2 hr, 13 min.
April 6, 1:00 p.m - Wonder
A 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time when he begins the fifth grade. With the support of his parents, he learns how to make friends and adjust to his new environment. PG, 1 hr 53 min, Drama, Family Film
March 9, 1:00 p.m. - Darkest Hour
U.K. prime minister Winston Churchill must rally the nation to war against the Nazis. PG-13, 2 hr 5 min, Drama, Biography
February 2, 1:00 p.m. - Marshall
In 1940 Connecticut, young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through an early career-defining case, defending a black chauffeur accused of rape. PG-13, 1 hr 58 min, Drama, Biography
January 5, 1:00 p.m. - Dunkirk
WWII thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 Allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat. PG-13, 1 hr 47 min, Action/Adventure, Historical Film.