Film

Film showing and discussion with Bob Coscarelli

The Lady Eve (1941)
Charles Pike (Henry Fonda), heir to a brewery fortune, is on a ship back to New York after spending a year in the Amazon looking for rare snakes. Amongst those watching Charles are a trio of con men and card sharps -- Colonel Harrington (Charles Coburn), his partner Gerald (Melville Cooper), and the Colonel's daughter Jean (Barbara Stanwyck). Their plan to con Charles goes astray when Jean falls in love with their prey. Directed by Preston Sturges.

Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Sponsored by Warren Barr North Shore

Film showing and discussion with Bob Coscarelli

My Man Godfrey (1936)
Carole Lombard stars as an eccentric heiress on a scavenger hunt to find a “lost man.” When she stumbles upon Godfrey (William Powell), a hobo in the city dump, she decides to bring him home to work as her family’s butler. He turns out not to be penniless at all and teaches the family that money isn’t everything. Directed by Gregory La Cava.

Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Sponsored by Warren Barr North Shore

Film discussion with Dick Adler: The Gift (2015)

Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall) are a young married couple whose life is almost perfect. While shopping for housewares, Simon meets an acquaintance from high school. At first Simon does not recognize Gordo (Joel Edgerton), but after a series of mysterious gifts and troubling visits, a horrifying secret from their past is revealed. When Robyn discovers the unsettling truth, she begins to wonder whether she really knows those closest to her. Directed by Joel Edgerton.

Terra Blight (Film Screening)

Terra Blight is a 55-minute documentary exploring America’s consumption of computers and the hazardous waste we create in pursuit of the latest technology.

Terra Blight traces the life cycle of computers from creation to disposal and juxtaposes the disparate worlds that have computers as their center. From a 13-year-old Ghanaian who smashes obsolete monitors to salvage copper to a 3,000-person video game party in Texas, Terra Blight examines the unseen realities of one of the most ubiquitous toxic wastes on our planet.

"The True Cost" Film Showing

This documentary is a story about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, it pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing? Pre-screening at 6:30 p.m. with refreshments and a showing of a collection of clothing lines that are made mindfully.