DOUBLE FEATURE/CLOSING NIGHT
Hummus the Movie/The Last Blintz
Monday, July 10
Running Time Hummus 70 minutes, Last Blintz 30 minutes, English
*Hummus and blintz tasting – arrive by 6:30
The Last Blintz
The closing of the The Cafe Edison (aka The Polish Tea Room), the Broadway diner immortalized in Neil Simon's 45 Seconds from Broadway, is not just a story about another famous show business haunt shutting its doors; it is the fading away of a piece of America’s past. It's too late for The Cafe Edison, but looking to the future, The Last Blintz is an impassioned plea for 'progress' that honors the past, protects the future, and preserves the heart and culture of our great cities...before there's nothing left.
All movies will be shown at Lourdes University – Franciscan Theatre in Sylvania at 7 p.m. Free parking.
General admission - $7 per film, per person
Series package - $25 all 5 dates, per person
All pre-purchased tickets and passes will be available the day of each film. Popcorn and water is included.
How to purchase your tickets:
By phone: 419-724-0361
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At the door (on a first come, first served basis. Seating is limited.)
Monday, May 22
Running Time 95 minutes, English
Remember tells the story of Zev Guttman (Academy Award winner Christopher Plummer), a 90-year-old struggling with memory loss, and his close friend, Max (Academy Award Winner Martin Landau), who is wheelchair-bound but in full command of his mental faculties. Both former prisoners in Auschwitz, Max and Zev embark on a cross-continental road-trip to bring justice once and for all to the Nazi guard who destroyed both of their lives.
The Pickle Recipe
Monday, June 5
Running Time 97 minutes, English
*Meet the Writer/Producer Sheldon Cohen
Pickle tasting starts at 6:30 p.m.
A cash-strapped party emcee and his conniving uncle scheme to steal a secret family recipe in this crowd-pleasing family comedy co-starring comedian Jon Dore, Academy Award nominee David Paymer and Sex and the City actress Lynn Cohen. Endearing as it is funny, The Pickle Recipe equally imparts laughs with a heartwarming metaphor about the people and memories that comprise the special ingredients of family, however dysfunctional.
The Midnight Orchestra
Monday, June 12
Running Time 105 minutes, Arabic, English, French with subtitles
The estranged son of a once famous Moroccan musician (Marcel Botbol) is unexpectedly transformed after returning to his homeland. Expounding on Moroccan-Jewish life and generational divides with humor and heart, The Midnight Orchestra is the winner of the Ecumenical Jury Prize at the Montréal World Film Festival.
Monday, June 19
Running Time 110 minutes, English
James Schamus — acclaimed screenwriter (The Ice Storm; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and producer (Happiness, Brokeback Mountain) — makes his directorial debut with this painterly and insightful adaptation of Philip Roth’s 2008 novel, a look at a young Jewish man (Logan Lerman, The Perks of Being a Wallflower) from New Jersey who heads to a small Midwest town. Amidst the conformity and political conservatism of 1950s America, Marcus Messner avoids the Korean War draft and joins a Christian college in Ohio instead, but finds himself at odds with everyone from classmates to the dean, especially in matters of religion, or lack of it.