If you enjoy thought-provoking cinema, please join us for Wednesday Night at the Movies. This month, we will be enjoying the following films, with discussion to follow.
Three short films on October 3
White Cane: Vanessa is a passionate, talented dancer who happens to also be blind. She meets Danielle, who yearns to dance but struggles to translate her passion into movement. Is there a place for both of them in the competitive world of dance?
Still Sophie: Four and a half years ago, young actress Sophie Salveson’s life changed forever. Doctors said she would never walk, never talk, and never perform again. They were wrong.
Deighties: Octogenarian widower Phil decided that he no longer wishes to be alone and embarks on a quest to find companionship. Times have changed though and Phil must contend with the world of online dating.
A feature film on October 10
Off the Menu: The callow heir to a Mexican fast-food empire goes hunting for the next food trend and finds himself in a small, dusty New Mexican town where foodies come from all over to experience the cuisine of a local, authentic, and feisty female chef.
Three short films on October 17
The Elder: Considering a drastic step on her 5th wedding anniversary, Sally stops in a wood and accidentally meets Elder who has seen it all before.
I’m Going to Mum’s: Eight year old Jacob is stuck in the middle of a divorce, so he takes drastic fashion action to make himself heard.
Tree: One evening, Alisi climbs a huge three and won’t come down. As night falls, her secret is revealed and she must either follow tradition or find a new path- with or without her family.
A feature film on October 24
The Dreamseller: A disheveled, bearded “dreamseller” points out the madness in modern society and invites others to embrace his ideals. As his influence grows, detractors emerge, but he has an answer for everyone, until a giant high-tech corporation, a favorite target of the dreamseller, forces him to a corner.
Three short films on October 31
Good Hands: A woman in the midst of heartbreak discovers the person she’s really missing.
Writer’s Block: Past her prime, and afflicted with a severe case of writer’s block, a veteran songwriter finds new inspiration in a bird that takes up residence outside her home.
Tomato: An unemployed actress finally snags a paid role but the job turns out to be quite different than what she anticipated