Coolidge Corner Branch Library
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA 02446
Refreshments 1:00 p.m.
Film 1:30 p.m.
Aug 6, 2015
2015. 109 min. PG-13. Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork(seized by the Nazis) she believes rightfully belongs to her family. A remarkable, true story. Stars: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl
Aug 13, 2015
2014. 133 min. R Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind. Won Oscar—Best Achievement Sound Editing. Directed by Clint Eastwood Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner
Aug 20, 2015
2014. 106 min. PG-13. A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. Won Golden Globe: Best actress Amy Adams. Directed by Tim Burton Stars: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston
Aug 27, 2015
1958. 96 min. Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture. ***Tribute to Theodore Bikel(film and stage actor and folk singer) who died July 20. He was nominated for Oscar for Actor in Supporting Role here. Film also won 2 Oscars: Best Writing, and Best Cinematography(Black & White). Stars: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel