Film Series


All movie screenings are open to the public. Reservations are not needed.

Some films contain adult themes or language and may not be appropriate for everyone.

2014-15 Film Art Series


Persepolis (2007): Film Art SeriesPersepolis (2007): Film Art Series

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, @ 7:00 p.m.

Animated film adaptation of Marjane Satrapi’s bestselling autobiography, a coming-of-age story of a precocious, outspoken young girl growing up in revolutionary Iran. Rated PG-13; 96 min.

The 2014-2015 Film Art Series explores the art of communication with four award-winning films. An informal audience discussion follows each screening. Some films contain adult themes or language and may not be appropriate for everyone.

Sponsored by The Leon and Helen Church Family Foundation



 
 


The King’s Speech (2010): Film Art SeriesThe King’s Speech
(2010): Film Art Series

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, @ 7:00 p.m.

The story of Britain’s George VI who unexpectedly ascends to the throne and must overcome a great obstacle to be the king his country needs. Rated R; 118 min.

The 2014-2015 Film Art Series explores the art of communication with four award-winning films. An informal audience discussion follows each screening. Some films contain adult themes or language and may not be appropriate for everyone.

Sponsored by The Leon and Helen Church Family Foundation

 

 


Shakepeare in Love (1998): Film Art SeriesShakepeare in Love (1998): Film Art Series

Thursday, January 22, 2015, @ 7:00 p.m.

Witty, beautiful and deliciously romantic—an irresistible comedy. Rated R; 123 min.

The 2014-2015 Film Art Series explores the art of communication with four award-winning films. An informal audience discussion follows each screening. Some films contain adult themes or language and may not be appropriate for everyone.

Sponsored by The Leon and Helen Church Family Foundation

FREE!

 

 

 

The Grand Budapest (2014): Film Art SeriesThe Grand Budapest Hotel (2014): Film Art Series

Sunday, January 25, 2015, @ 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.


The adventures of Gustave H, (Ralph Fiennes) a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.  Directed by Wes Anderson nominate for a Golden Globe for best picture. Rated R; 100 min.

Some films contain adult themes or language and may not be appropriate for everyone.

$5 a person; FREE for McKendree Students, Faculty & Staff.


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All the President's Men (1976): Film Art SeriesAll the President's Men
(1976): Film Art Series

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, @ 7:00 p.m.

Part detective story, part conspiracy thriller. Two young reporters run down a story that could change the country forever. Rated R; 138 min.

The 2014-2015 Film Art Series explores the art of communication with four award-winning films. An informal audience discussion follows each screening. Some films contain adult themes or language and may not be appropriate for everyone.

Sponsored by The Leon and Helen Church Family Foundation

FREE!

 

 

 

Selma (2014): Film Art SeriesSelma (2014): Film Art Series

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, @ 7:00 p.m.


Chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Director Ava DuVernays SELMA tells the real story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history. Not Yet Rated; 122 min.

Some films contain adult themes or language and may not be appropriate for everyone.

$5 a person; FREE for McKendree Students, Faculty & Staff.


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