This series of films are shown every Thursday at 1PM unless otherwise noted. Each movie is selected by Mitch Freedman, Director of the New City Library.
October 9- Purlie Victorious (Gone are the Days!)
A self-ordained minister, with more than a touch of showmanship, returns to the Georgia Plantation where he grew up to buy an old barn and convert it into a church. Based on a successful play, this is a comedy though it deals with turbulent issues of racism and civil rights. Starring Ossie Davis, Godfrey Cambridge, and Alan Alda. Not Rated. 1963. 97 minutes.
October 16- The Upside of Anger
After being deserted by her husband, a smart and savvy suburban housewife faces the challenge of raising four daughters as well as relearning the art of romance. Starring Joan Allen and Kevin Costner. Rated R. 2005. 118 minutes.
October 23- The Contender