Winter and Spring 2017 Movies
Films shown on Saturdays at 7:30 on the big screen. Refreshments available.
For reviews and trailers visit cvfilms.org
$6 adults / $3 under 18
SULLYOn Jan. 15, 2009, Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) tries to make an emergency landing in New York's Hudson River after US Airways Flight 1549 strikes a flock of geese. Miraculously, all of the 155 passengers and crew survive the harrowing ordeal, and Sullenberger becomes a national hero in the eyes of the public and the media. Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation. This is a dramatic, unforgettable film about the story we know and the hero we do not. “This movie is a winner” – Philadelphia Inquirer
Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance). Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Free for all. Thanks to Stewart's Holiday Match.
A MAN CALLED OVE
THE QUEEN OF KATWE
“Will bring lumps to throats and tears to eyes. If there is anyone out there who is unmoved by this triumph-of-the-underdog story, I don’t want to meet that person.” – New York Times.
After the death of his older brother, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked to learn that he is sole guardian of his nephew. He reluctantly returns to the community where he was born and raised and to deal with his past. Six Academy Award nominations including for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor.
Winner of Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay. The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man's struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters over 16 years as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. "A flat-0ut masterpiece." --Rolling Stone.
This is the heroic true story of an interracial couple whose 1967 Supreme Court case fought for their right to marry. It’s unforgettable film about two people who dare to love without fear or compromise. “A landmark film” – New Yorker
These five short films represent the cream of the crop from around the world. “Full of compassion, courage and imagination” – New York Times
Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
Winner of Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography. The story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
This is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, three brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. Bring your children to see this important film!