Thursday - 7:30 pm

(doors open 7:00 pm)

Dark Horse

Directed by:  Louise Osmond

 

Guest Host:  Christy Holden, General Manager, Country Life Farm & Merryland Farm

 

Film Synopsis: Set in a former mining village in Wales, Dark Horse is the inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed  a racehorse. Raised on a slagheap, their foal grows into an unlikely champion, beating the finest thoroughbreds in the land, before suffering a near fatal accident. Nursed back to health by the love of his owners - for whom he's become a source of inspiration and hope - he makes a remarkable recovery, returning to the track for a heart-stopping comeback.

 

Audience Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival.

 

www.sonyclassics.com/darkhorse

 

 

Friday - 8:00 pm

(doors open 7:30 pm)

Landfill Harmonic

(Spanish with English subtitles)

Directed by: Brad Allgood & Graham Townsley

 

Film Synopsis: Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into the global spotlight. Under the guidance of idealistic music director Favio Chavez, the orchestra must navigate a strange new world of arenas and sold-out concerts. However, when a natural disaster strikes their community, Favio must find a way to keep the orchestra intact and provide a source of hope for their town. The film is a testimony to the transformative power of music and the resilience of the human spirit.

 

Winner at the SXSW Film Festival and the Seattle Children’s Film Festival

 

www.landfillharmonicmovie.com

 

PREVIEW

TRAILER

PREVIEW

TRAILER

2016 Film Lineup

October

13-15

2016

 

Saturday - 7:30 pm

(doors open 7:00 pm)

Miss Sharon Jones!

Directed by: Barbara Kopple

 

Film Synopsis:  On the eve of the release of her new album, internationally recognized soul singer Sharon Jones was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Tour dates were cancelled, the album pushed back and Sharon entered into a fight for her life and career. Directed by Academy Award winning director Barbara Kopple, MISS SHARON JONES! intimately follows this intense and courageous year in Sharon’s life. Shown at the Toronto Film Festival and SXSW Film Festival

 

Miss Sharon Jones! Website

 

 

PREVIEW

TRAILER

 

Saturday - 4:00 pm

(doors open 3:30 pm)

Advanced

Style

Directed by: Lina Plioplyte

 

Guest Host:  Donna Beth Joy Shapiro, Artiste

 

Film Synopsis: Street style photographer Ari Seth Cohen and director Lina Plioplyte dive into the personal lives of New York City’s most fashionable seniors. In an industry obsessed with youth, these older women dispel conventional ideas about beauty and aging and prove that with age comes grace, confidence, boldness, flair and new, unimagined opportunities for fame and fortune.

 

www.advanced.style

 

 

PREVIEW

TRAILER