Summer Oscar Movie Madness
Thursday, May 12 at 7 PM: CODA
You will probably laugh, cry and all steps in between at this sweet and funny family entertainment with a title that stands for Children of Deaf Adults. Marlee Matlin and newcomer Emilia Jones turn this emotional powerhouse into one of the year's best. Oscar Winner of Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Troy Kotsur) and Adapted Screenplay (Sian Heder).
Thursday, June 9 at 7 PM: West Side Story
Remake of the 1961 classic story of two youngsters from rival New York City gangs who fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. Oscar Winner of Best Supporting Actress (Ariana Debose).
Thursday, July 14 at 7 PM: Belfast
Kenneth Branagh is the writer and director behind this breathtaking story filmed in black and white. Belfast is a direct reflection of some of the circumstances faced by his family, during his childhood years growing up in the titular city. Buddy's family lives in a largely Protestant district with just a few Catholic families, and whilst things at first appear peaceful, his life is soon turned upside down and everything he thought he knew is tossed out of the window. Oscar Winner of Best Original Screenplay (Kenneth Branagh).
Thursday, August 11 at 7 PM: King Richard
Based on the true story, King Richard follows the uplifting journey of a family whose unwavering resolve and unconditional belief ultimately delivers two of the world's greatest sports legends, Venus and Serena Williams. Dad Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters, Venus and Serena, into history. Training in rain or shine, the girls are shaped by their father's unyielding commitment and their mother's balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them. Oscar Winner of Best Actor (Will Smith).
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