Please note: Seating for our Summer Cinema screenings is limited and will be first come, first served. Please arrive early on the day of showing to ensure your space.
All screenings begin at 8:00 pm.
Friday, July 6-- Departures ( Okuribito; 2008) PG-13 – 130 min.
A young man (Masahiro Motoki) returns to his hometown after a failed career as a cellist and stumbles across work as a traditional Japanese ritual mortician. Because of strong social taboos against people who deal with death in Japan, his profession subjects him to prejudice until he embraces the beauty and dignity of his work and earns respect. The film won the 2009 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Friday, July 13-- One Week (2008) NR – 94 min.
A man (Joshua Jackson) diagnosed with cancer makes the decision to postpone urgent treatment and instead takes a motorcycle trip from Toronto across Canada to Vancouver Island. Throughout his journey, he reevaluates his personal life, his job, and his dream of becoming a writer.
Friday, July 20-- In Bruges (2008) R – 107min.
Hit men Ray and Ken (Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleason) find themselves in Bruges, Belgium living the life of tourists while awaiting their boss’s next call. Their vacation gets ever more surreal with strange encounters, finally culminating in a life-and-death struggle of darkly comic proportions and surprisingly emotional consequences.
Friday, July 27-- How Much Further (Qué tan lejos) (2006) NR – 92 min.
After a bus strike waylays their travel plans to Cuenca, Ecuador, Esperanza and Tristeza (Tania Martinez and Cecilia Vallejo) take their journey into their own hands and decide to hitchhike. Along the way they meet interesting characters who help them re-evaluate the purpose of their journey.