FICC Classic Movie Night From Here to Eternity (1953)

 

 

  • NY State has dropped the mask mandate, so it is no longer mandatory to wear a mask at the movie.
  • Admission is by donation. Microwave popcorn, soda, and water will be available, also by donation.

Each film will be introduced by David Hoch, a retired English professor who has taught several different film courses.

Classic Movie Night continues Sundays at 7PM,
at the F.I. Theater thru July and August.

Sunday, Aug. 21
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)-crime drama 111 min. Rated R.

Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman. Estelle Parsons (Oscar), Directed by Arthur Penn

The true exploits of bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker during the Depression are told here, in a landmark film that set new standards in the depiction of violence.

Sunday, Aug. 28
City Slickers (1991) – comedy   112 min. Rated PG-13.

Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby, Jack Palance (Oscar), Directed by Ron Underwood.

A group of friends from NYC embark on a vacation/cattle drive in the West. One of Billy Crystal’s best.

“Classic Movie Night” moves to the Community Center, 7pm, Sept. 1-Oct. 26

Thursday, Sept. 1
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)- western, 110 min., rated PG-13

     Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katherine Ross, Strother Martin, Directed by George Roy Hill.

Based on the true exploits of the title characters, a wonderful mix of action and humor.

Thursday, Sept. 8
Sugarland Express (1974)- comedy/drama, 110 min., rated PG

     Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, William Atherton, Michael Sacks, Directed by Steven Spielberg.

Based on a true story, a husband and wife try to outrun the law to retrieve their son in foster care.

Thursday, Sept. 15
Twelve O’Clock High (1949)-war drama, 132 min.

     Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger (Oscar), Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe, Millard Mitchell.

During WWII, a 6th Air Force officer is ordered to take over a ‘’bad luck’’ Flying Fortress unit.

Thursday, Sept. 22
His Girl Friday (1940)-comedy, 92 min.

     Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart, Directed by Howard Hawks.

Comic version of The Front Page with Grant as conniving editor and Russell as star reporter and ex-wife.

Thursday, Sept. 29
Witness (1985)- suspense, 112 min., rated R

     Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Danny Glover, Directed by Peter Weir.

Amish boy witnesses a murder involving police corruption in an Oscar-winning script.

Thursday, Oct. 5
El Dorado (1967)-western, 126 min.

     John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Arthur Hunnicutt, Ed Asner, Directed by Howard Hawks.

A disabled gunfighter tries to help a drunken sheriff protect his town from a ruthless rancher.

Thursday, Oct. 12
Places in the Heart (1984)-drama, 111 min.

     Sally Field (Oscar), John Malcovich, Danny Glover, Ed Harris, Written and directed by Robert Benton.

In 1930’s Texas, a widow must cope with running a farm, with the era’s economic and racial issues.

Thursday, Oct. 19
Criss Cross (1949)- film noir, 87 min.

     Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Directed by Robert Siodmak.

Man returns to his hometown where he crosses paths with his ex-wife, who’s taken up with a gangster.

Tuesday, Oct. 26
The Naked Jungle (1954)- adventure, 95 min.

     Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, William Conrad, Directed by Byron Haskin, produced by George Pal.

In 1901, a coffee plantation owner in the Amazon welcomes a mail-order bride only to be confronted by a mysterious danger from the jungle.

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