Night at the Movies

To curb the spread of COVID-19 and until further notice we are not hosting in-person meetings. Visit akronfcc.org/live to join us online.

If you enjoy thought-provoking, insightful, and entertaining cinema, grab your free ticket for Wednesday Night at the Movies at 6:45pm, with discussion to follow. Each week’s showing and conversation are facilitated by Bernie Babb. Visitors and new attendees are always welcome. We hope you will join us for a fun evening in the 2nd floor Theatre Room!

The group will not be meeting on Wednesday, February 26, which is Ash Wednesday. Please join us in the Chapel on February 26, for our Ash Wednesday service, beginning at 7:30pm. Childcare will be available.

March 4 – A feature film
Lives Well Lived: Celebrating the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the fullest, this documentary holds over 3000 years of experience, as forty people share their secrets and insights to living a meaningful life.

March 11 – A feature film
The Music Never Stopped: Almost 20 years after their teenage son Gabriel ran away from home, Henry and Helen Sawyer learn that he has turned up in a hospital. Although benign, a brain tumor has damaged his memory, rendering past and present indistinguishable. Sensing that Gabriel responds to music, Henry seeks out a musical therapist, who discovers that when Gabriel listens to the rock music he loved, he re engages with the world.

March 18 – Three short films
CODA: A young dancer struggles with her bi-cultural identity when she meets a confident young deaf drummer who stirs up old conflicted feelings about growing up hearing in a deaf family.
North London Book of the Dead: Based on a Wil Shef short story, W struggles to come to terms with the death of his domineering mother, only to discover that she’s spending her dead existence very happily in a suburb of London.
The Gift: A distraught man facing his worst moments discovers connection through one selfless act.

March 25 – A feature film
You & Me: Ella, a young deaf woman meets Tony, who has recently lost his sight. As friendship turns into possible romance, can these two overcome their expectations of each other and themselves? This funny and moving love story about life’s universal challenges and joys is one the first feature films to star disabled actors in both leading roles.