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At the Movies

Enjoy movies every Thursday in the Game Room in Building B of the Benson Multipurpose Complex.

Movies are shown in the morning and afternoon. They start promptly at 10:00 am and 1:15 pm unless advance notice is given of a time change. There will be no admittance after the doors are closed and the movie starts.

Flyers for the monthly movie program and movie reviews are available at the doors to the Game Room and in the lobby.

August 24, 2017, SWEET BEAN 

Looking for help in his bakery -- where he specializes in doriyaki pastries -- Sentaro hires 76 year old Tokue. To Sentaro’s surprise, his new employee has a unique talent for making the popular delicacy … but she’s also hiding a troubling secret.

Cast: Masatoshi Nagase,  Kirin Kiki, Kyara Uchida, more... 

2016, Drama NR, 1 hr 53min


August 31, 2017, “YO-YO MA” APPALACHIAN JOURNEY 

Appalachian Journey is the second album from the string trio of bassist and  composer Edgar Meyer,  fiddler and composer Mark O'Connor, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. James Taylor and Alison Krauss join the trio individually on two Stephen Foster songs arranged for the trio. Kiki, Kyara Uchida, more... 

2000, Classical  Bluegrass, 1hr 11min


Click here to download our August 2017 Movie Flyer


Past Movies

Below is a collection of movies that we have shown in the recent past: 

August 17, 2017, GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT 

Enterprising reporter Phil Green (Gregory Peck), eager to blow the lid off Antisemitism, accepts an assignment to pen a series of frank exposes for a progressive magazine.  Looking for a new angle, Green poses as a Jew and soon endures the full spectrum of bigotry from being denied a job and use of public facilities to his son suffering a beating. Little by little, the journalist comes to understand the cruel effects of prejudice. 

Cast: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, more…

1947, Drama NR,  1 hr 58 min


August 10, 2017, LIFE OF A KING 

After serving an 18-year prison sentence, Eugene Brown resolves to remake his life and gets a job as detention monitor at a local high school. In an effort to raise the goals of the malcontents he deals with, Eugene founds the Big Chair Chess Club.

Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Malcolm M. Mays, Richard T. Jones, more… 

2004, Drama PG-13, 1 hr 41 min 


August 3, 2017, SAINT RALPH

Ralph (Adam Butcher) is a typical teenager with atypical questions, the largest of which concerns his mother. She’s fallen into a coma, and the 14 year old has set his sights on winning the 1954 Boston Marathon in a makeshift barter with God to make his mother well. His teach, Father Hibbert (Campbell Scott), wants to encourage his dream, but in doing so, he goes up against the reserved, ever-realistic Father Fitzpatrick (Gordon Pinsent).  

2004, Comedy/Drama PG-13, 1 hr 38 min


July 27, 2017, NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON

Raimund Gregorius, a classics professor in Switzerland, embarks on a quest to uncover the truth about the life and death of charismatic Portuguese poet Amadeu de Prado, whose life in the 1970s was dedicated to overthrowing Salazar's dictatorship.

Cast: Jeremy Irons, Melanie Laurent, Jack Huston

2016, Drama, Rated PG 2 hr 7 min


July 20, 2017, BULLITT

Lt. Frank Bullitt must baby-sit a Chicago gangster for 48 hours before he testifies against his brother. But when hit men snuff the witness, Bullitt won't be stopped in his quest for vengeance.

Cast: Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn and Jacqueline Bisset

1968, Drama, Rated PG, 1 hr 54 min


July 13, 2017, QUEEN OF KATWE

Disney presents Queen of Katwe, a movie based on a vibrant true story starring Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo, and directed by Mira Nair. A Ugandan girl's life changes forever when she discovers she has an amazing talent for chess, in this celebration of the human spirit.

2004, Biography/Drama, Rated PG-13, 2 hr 4 min


Disclaimer

Operating hours:
Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 5:00pm.

Adult Day Program Hours:
Business hours Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm.