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FICC’s Classic Movie Night
January 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Fishers Island Community Center is pleased to again offer Classic Movie Night! The movies will be shown in the Great Room on the 2nd floor of the FICC, with the elevator in full working order.
At this time, attendance limited to the first 18 people. Social distancing, masks required.
Doors open at 6:30pm, film at 7:00pm. Admission by donation.
Each movie will have a short introduction by former faculty David Hoch who taught a class in this subject.
Please remember to social distance and wear a mask. A small selection of drinks and snacks, are available in the vending machine in the 1st floor Café lounge, and you may BYO beverage.
See you at the movies!
|Thursday, Jan. 7|
|Ocean’s Eleven||Crime, Drama||Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford, Angie Dickinson, Joey Bishop.||127 min.||The ultimate Rat Pack movie, with plenty of surprises along the way!|
|Thursday, Jan. 14|
|State and Main (2000)-comedy/satire, 105 min. Rated R||Comedy/Satire||Alec Baldwin, William H. Macy, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Stiles, Philip Seymour Hoffman.||105 min.||A film studio takes over a small New England town to make a movie, in this send-up of Hollywood written and directed by renowned playwright David Mamet.|
|Thursday, Jan. 21|
|To Have and Have Not (1944)||Film Noir||Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall. Walter Brennan, Hoagy Carmichael, directed by Howard Hawks.||100 min.||Similarities to Casablancaabound in this Hemingway story set on Martinique during WWII, with Hawks directing the first pairing of Bogart and Bacall. Dialogue by William Faulkner and Jules Furthman.|
|Thursday, Jan. 28||Historical Drama||104 min.|
|Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)||Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert, Edna May Oliver, John Carradine, Ward Bond, directed by John Ford.||An exciting story of early settlers in upstate NY during the Revolutionary War, based on true events.|
|Thursday, Feb. 4|
|The Roots of Heaven (1958)||Drama||Errol Flynn, Juliette Greco, Trevor Howard, Orson Welles, Eddie Albert, directed by John Huston.||126 min.||From the Romain Gary novel, an early film about eco-terrorism, as a former British officer campaigns to stop the killing of elephants in French Equitorial Africa, which attracts world-wide interest and an eclectic group of followers. Huston directs an interesting cast, with a memorable climax. Flynn’s last film.|
|Thursday, Feb. 11|
|Melvin and Howard (1980)||Comedy||Paul LeMat, Mary Steenburgen, Jason Robards, Michael J. Pollard, directed by Jonathan Demme.||95 min.||The story of the man who allegedly picked up Howard Hughes in the desert and gave him a ride, only to find years later that he’s been left an enormous amount of money in a disputed Hughes’ will.|
|Thursday, Feb. 18|
|The Man from Laramie (1955)||Western||James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Cathy O’Donnell, Donald Crisp, directed by Anthony Mann.||104 min.||Stewart and Mann teamed up for 5 of the best westerns ever made. Here, Stewart plays the mysterious title character, searching for whoever is selling guns to the Apaches, resulting in his brother’s death.|
|Thursday, Feb. 25|
|Viva Las Vegas (1964)||Musical||Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova, William Demarest, directed by George Sidney.||86 min.||Pressly plays a race-car driver, and his teaming with Ann-Margret makes this one of Pressly’s best.|