Movie Appreciation Group

Movies play from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and are free to attend. A brief introduction will precede each film followed by an informal discussion period. 

January: Ennio Morricone, Composer

Please note film running time

1/11 “Once Upon a Time in the West” (1968, PG-13, 175 minutes) subtitles
1/18 “The Mission” (1986, PG, 125 minutes) subtitles
1/25 “Cinema Paradiso” (1988, R, 155 minutes)  subtitles
February:  Charlie Chaplin 2/8 “The Great Director” (1940, G, 125 minutes) subtitles
2/15 “Limelight” (1952, G, 137 minutes) subtitles
2/22 “Chaplin” (1992, PG-13, 144 minutes) subtitles
March:  Unusual Musicals  3/8 “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” (1964, G, 91 minutes) subtitles
3/15 “Oh! What a Lovely War” (1969, G, 144 minutes) subtitles
3/22 “Hair” (1979, PG, 121 minutes) subtitles
April: James Stewart Gems 4/12 “The Philadelphia Story” (1940, G, 112 minutes) subtitles
4/19 “Rear Window” (1954, PG, 115 minutes) subtitles
4/26 “Anatomy of a Murder” (1959, G, 160 minutes) subtitles

Monthly Matinees 

Movies play at 1:30 p.m. Fridays. Subtitles available with 15-minute notice.

1/6 “Kubo and the 2 Strings” 

Animated tale of a young boy that offers the adult viewer humor, inspiration and the occasional scare.

(Made in Portland)  (2016) PG

2/17 “Bridge of Spies” 

Tom Hanks stars as the American attorney tasked with negotiating the release of a spy plane pilot who was shot down over Russia in the Cold War. (2015) PG-13

3/3 “Dark Horse”

In a bid to develop a champion racehorse, a Welsh barmaid and her husband persuade 30 pub patrons to purchase ownership shares in the long-shot venture — leading to the hoof-pounding documentary. (2016) PG

4/7 “Legend of Tarzan” 

A modern retelling of a boy raised by apes. This time we get to know the man, his life outside of the jungle and what adventure happens when he returns to the Congo as a trade emissary of Parliament. (2016) PG-13


Presented by Plank Town Brewing Co.

Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main St.

Free! The 2016 SpringFilm theme is Cult Cinema — films characterized by active and lively communal followings. Cult films are known for their passionate fan base, an elaborate subculture and audience participation. SpringFilm is a partnership with the Springfield Public Library and Willamalane. Each film will feature a unique introduction by a special guest speaker and will be followed by a moderated discussion.

“The General,” Thursday, Jan. 5

“Personal Best,” Thursday, Feb. 2

“Drugstore Cowboy,” Thursday, March 2

“Sometimes a Great Notion,” Thursday, April 6

Plank Town Brewing Co.


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