And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourself were foreigners in Egypt. — Deuteronomy 10:19
WEDNESDAYS AT 7:00 PM
Free and open to the public
ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH
225 West 99th Street
August 17: Ex Machina
2015 R 109 min.
After winning a chance to spend a week at his boss’s Alaskan compound, tech whiz Caleb Smith finds he’s been selected to help evaluate a sentient humanoid dubbed Ava — whose feminine wiles prove more formidable than expected. – Discussion led by Shannon Hackett
August 24: What happened, Miss Simone?
2015 NR 101 min.
This epic documentary of legendary recording artist and civil rights activist Nina Simone uses rare concert footage and her most memorable songs, along with diaries, letters, and interviews with Nina’s daughter, friends and collaborators, to tell the story of this beloved singer and black power icon. In “What Happened, Miss Simone?” Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus creates an unforgettable portrait of this iconic, controversial artist. -Discussion led by Yvette LeRoy
August 31: The Second Mother
2015 R 112 min.
As the longtime housekeeper for a wealthy São Paulo family, Val is committed to the ideas of loyalty and respect. But her values are challenged when her estranged daughter — who has a very different attitude about class — comes to visit. – Discussion led by Gillian Bonadie