Discussion and refreshments
(Saturday only)

 

Attendance is limited to The Villages residents and their registered guests.

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NOW SHOWING

OCT 10-11
CALVERY

Ireland 2014 – 100 min – Award winning drama. In the confessional, an anonymous man vows to kill Father James (Brendan Gleeson) in a week's time as a matter of principle. Deeply troubled about how to respond, Father James views his small Irish community with new eyes as he confronts a variety of spiritual challenges. English with Captions R
OCT 24 -25

THE MAKING OF A LADY

UK 2012 – 95 min - In this suspenseful Victorian drama, Emily, a gentle but poor lady’s companion, accepts a marriage proposal from wealthy and much older Lord James who is in need of an heir. As time passes, Emily finds that she has become part of a family she can’t quite trust. English with Captions
NOV 14 -15

THE UNTOUCHABLES

France 2011 – 112 min – An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility. This true story of a handicapped millionaire and his street smart ex-con caretaker depicts an unlikely camaraderie between two people who would seem to have nothing in common. French / English Subtitles)
NOV 28 -29

THE GRAND SEDUCTION

Newfoundland 2013 - 113 min – Comedy. Will Dr. Lewis stay and learn to love Tickle Head? In order to get a factory to relocate in their dying Newfoundland fishing village, the residents, led by self-appointed mayor, Murray French (Brendan Gleeson), will resort to any quirky antic necessary to convince a young city doctor to live there. English with Captions
DEC 12 -13

LE CHEF

France 2012 – 84 min – Comedy. Don’t confuse this story with recent English films. Our delightful tale focuses on the friction between gourmet chef Alexandre Lagarde (Jean Reno) and Jacky, his assistant, an irascible self-taught cook with his own ideas as to what is correct for the food as well as the palate. (Comme un chef) French / English Subtitles
JAN 9-10

WILD TALES

Argentina 2014 – 122 min - In this jaw-dropping, black comedy of six stories from contemporary Argentina, people are willing to cross ‘the line’ of civility to achieve vengeance for perceived injustices. Wild Tales was nominated this year for Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
(Relatos salvajes) Spanish / English subtitles R

JAN 23-24
CANCELLED

THE100 YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED

Sweden 2014 – 114 min - In this comic fable, a mischievous centenarian is on the run from his dreary life in a nursing home. He decides to escape on his 100th birthday and finds himself involved in many youthful escapades and adventures. (Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann) Swedish / English subtitles. R
FEB 13-14

HUMAN CAPITAL

Italy 2013 – 111 min – In this riveting and introspective commentary on society, a Christmas Eve accident ties a wealthy, privileged family to one from the struggling middle-class in ways neither could have expected. Add to this the complication of a relationship between the children of the 2 families. (Il capitale umano) Italian / English subtitles
FEB 27-28

Gett – THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM

Israel 2015 – 116 min – In this intense courtroom drama, Viviane Amsalem faces a five-year uphill battle against her husband who will not grant a divorce. This is a piercing look into Israeli Law and who really holds the power. Hebrew / English subtitles
MAR 12-13

THE HEINEKEN KIDNAPPING

Netherlands 2011 – 127 min – In this smart, tense thriller, a bold but amateur kidnapping goes wildly wrong in this fictionalized account of the 1983 abduction and ransom of the wealthiest man in Holland, beer magnet, Freddy Heineken. It will become one of most infamous crimes in The Netherlands. (De Heineken ontvoering) Dutch / English subtitles
MAR 26 ONLY

A SHINE OF RAINBOWS


This is an inspirational Irish tale about a lonely orphan and how his life is transformed by an extraordinary woman who teaches him to discover the magic in nature and see the rainbow that shines around and within him and all of us. English captions
APR 9-10

TANGERINES

Estonia/Georgia 2013 – 87 min - During the 1990 conflict in Georgia, an old tangerine farmer cares for 2 wounded soldiers from opposing sides. The story shows that compassion is the best response to centuries of cultural conflict and can resonate with contemporary audiences. (Mandarinid) Georgian / English subtitles
APR 23-24

PRIDE

UK 2014 – 119 min - Inspired by a true event, this story tells how a London-based gay/lesbian group worked to raise money for striking Welsh mineworkers when Margaret Thatcher was in power in 1984. As the strike lingers, everyone learns that standing together makes the strongest union. English captions.