Friday Night at the Movies

Friday Night at the Movies: The Mission

The MissionPresenter the Reverend John Gillham writes: DON’T SEE THIS MOVIE....if you don’t want to be moved to tears by Ennio Morricone’s hauntingly beautiful Golden Globe Award music...if you don’t want to be awed by Academy Award cinematography of the South American jungle setting, and the courageous struggle of native villagers and a few priests against rapacious slave traders and the corrupted Church authorities who
sent the priests.

The Mission: winner of the 1986 Cannes Film Festival Best Picture Award and seven Academy Award nominations – including Best Picture. With Robert DeNiro and Jeremy Irons. A $2 donation is suggested to cover the goodies.

Location: 
Safford Home Theatre
Date: 
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 7:30pm

Saturday Night at the Movies: 500 Days of Summer

500 Days of SummerThe Reverend John Smoke will present (500) Days of Summer, a 2009 offbeat romantic comedy about a young woman who doesn’t believe that true love exists and the young man who falls for her. Staring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel, the film garnered Golden Globe nominations for both Best Actor and Best Picture and received high praise from film critics such as Roger Ebert and Rex Reed.

Sign up now in the church office for this warm and touching movie! Popcorn, soft drinks, dessert and coffee will be served; a $2 donation is suggested.

Please note the change of date.

Location: 
Safford Theatre
Date: 
Saturday, February 26, 2011 - 7:30pm

Friday Night at the Movies: Shadowlands

ShadowlandsThe Reverend Ermalou Roller will present Shadowlands, an Oscar-nominated 1993 biographical film about the love between the British writer C.S. Lewis and his American-born wife, the poet Joy Gresham. Movie critics have hailed the award-winning performances of Anthony Hopkins as Lewis and Debra Winger as Gresham.

Sign up in the church office beginning Monday, January 3. A $2 donation is suggested to cover soft drinks, popcorn, dessert, and coffee.

Location: 
Safford Home Theatre
Date: 
Friday, January 21, 2011 - 7:30pm

Friday Night at the Movies: The Straight Story

The Straight StoryThe Reverend Fred Conger will present and lead a discussion on the film The Straight Story, a 1999 release starring Richard Farnsworth and Sissy Spacek as 73-year-old Alvin Straight and his mentally-challenged daughter Rose. Learning that his long-estranged brother, Lyle, is seriously ill, Alvin decides it’s time to reconcile. The only problem: Alvin can no longer drive. Undeterred, he sets out on a 260 mile odyssey aboard his 1966 John Deere riding mower and meets and touches the lives of many souls during his six week journey.

Please sign up in the church office starting Wednesday, December 1. Popcorn, soft drinks, coffee, and dessert will be provided; a $2 donation is suggested.

Location: 
Safford Home Theatre
Date: 
Friday, December 17, 2010 - 7:30pm

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