Uncle Vanya

Filmnum: 
153049
Type: 

Event

Run Time: 
180 mins.
Language: 
Russian with subtitles

Rimas Tuminas' reimagining of Anton Chekhov's tale about broken illusions and dashed hopes is freed from its traditional trappings, leaving behind a battlefield for passions and colliding ambitions. Introduction and post-screening talkback by Prof. Boris Wolfson, Amherst College Department of Russian.

Stars

Filmnum: 
152945
Type: 

Event

Year: 
1959
Directed by: 
Directed by Konrad Wolf
Rating: 
NR
Run Time: 
88 mins.
Language: 
German, Bulgarian, Yiddish and Ladino with subtitles

This gripping drama, based on personal experiences of screenwriter Angel Wagenstein, is set during a chapter of the Holocaust in the Balkans that sheds light on the experience of Sephardic Jews.

Carrie

Filmnum: 
150870
Type: 

Event

Year: 
1976
Directed by: 
Directed by Brian De Palma
Rating: 
R
Run Time: 
98 mins.

This Stephen King adaptation by genre master Brian De Palma features a star-making and Oscar-nominated performance from Sissy Spacek.

The Lost Boys

Filmnum: 
150868
Type: 

Event

Year: 
1987
Directed by: 
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Rating: 
R
Run Time: 
97 mins.

Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. When a single mother and her two sons move to the sleepy seaside California town of Santa Cruz, they discover much more than they anticipated.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Filmnum: 
150866
Type: 

Event

Year: 
1977
Directed by: 
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Rating: 
PG
Run Time: 
138 mins.

In the night skies near his Muncie, Indiana home, power repairman Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) experiences something out of this world. His close encounter sets into action an amazing chain of events.

The Crazies

Filmnum: 
150864
Type: 

Event

Year: 
1973
Directed by: 
Directed by George A. Romero
Rating: 
R
Run Time: 
100 mins.

After reinventing the zombie film with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, George Romero made his first color horror film THE CRAZIES, another social commentary cloaked in exploitation trappings about a small Pennsylvania town decimated by the accidental release of a dangerous biochemical weapon in the water supply.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Filmnum: 
150860
Type: 

Event

Year: 
1982
Directed by: 
Directed by Nicholas Meyer
Rating: 
PG
Run Time: 
116 mins.

With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.

This is the 116-minute Director's Cut.


 

The Last Unicorn

Filmnum: 
150858
Type: 

Event

Year: 
1982
Directed by: 
Directed by Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin Jr.
Rating: 
G
Run Time: 
92 mins.

This 80's favorite features the last remaining unicorn on earth, who leaves her home in the lilac woods in the hope that she will find another unicorn somewhere in the world.