Fall Film Fest 2019

-- The Fall Film Fest weekend replaces our usual Fall Season this year --
 

Friday, September 20, 7:30 PM - WILD ROSE  View trailer

Wild Rose tells the complicated story of Rose-Lynn, a woman on a quest to become a country music star, while also grappling with the responsibilities of being recently released from prison and a young mother of two children.


Critical Notes

A happy-sad drama of starstruck fever that lifts you up and sweeps you along, touching you down in a puddle of well-earned tears. - Owen Gleiberman, Variety


Film Information

Director: Tom Harper
Cast:: Julie Walters, Jessie Buckley, Sophie Okonedo
Year: 2018
Runtime: 101 min
Country: UK
Language: English
Distributor: Entertainment One
 

Saturday, September 21, 7:30 PM - THE PUBLIC  View trailer

An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.


Critical Notes

"Estevez does an elegant job with this setup, creating a low-key, uncondescending portrait of lives on the edge." - Ben Kenigsberg, The New York Times


Film Information

Director: Emilio Estevez
Cast:: Emilio Estevez, Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone
Year: 2018
Runtime: 119 mins
Country: USA
Language: English
Distributor: Mongrel

 

Sunday, September 22, 1:30 PM - THE FAREWELL  View trailer


Billi's (Awkwafina) family returns to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch - the only person that doesn't know she only has a few weeks to live.


Critical Notes

"A funny, emotionally intricate and deeply moving tale of severed connections and renewed family ties." - Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal



Film Information

Director: Lulu Wang
Cast::  Awkwafina, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin
Year: 2019
Runtime: 98 minutes
Country: USA
Language: English, Mandarin w/EST
Distributor: Videoville Showtime
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Please join us at Match Eatery & Public House, 275 5th Street, Hanover, following Sunday's film to recap the weekend. Snacks provided. Cash bar.
 

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