Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid, do not be discouraged, for the Lord, your God, will be with you. — Joshua 1:9
ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH
225 West 99th Street
June 28: AQUARIUS 2016 2hr 22m
As the last remaining occupant of an old building in Recife, Brazil, 65-year-old Clara is determined to hang on to the home that has defined her life — despite generous offers from a developer who wants to clear the site for new construction.
Discussion led by Stephanie Braxton
July 5: MOONLIGHT 2016 R 1hr 50m
Growing up in the drug-soaked world of 1980s Miami, young Chiron struggles to make his way through a helter-skelter adolescence while also grappling with confusion and anxiety about his emerging sexuality.
Discussion led by The Rev. Leigh Mackintosh
July 12: FATIMA 2016 1hr 19m
Fatima is a Moroccan-born woman who lives in France with her two teenage daughters, with whom she is barely able to communicate.
Discussion led by Rick Hamlin
July 19: HIGH NOON 1952 1hr 25m
Retiring Marshal Will Kane insists on defending his town from a gang of hooligans who are due on the noon train — but he faces the task alone as the cowardly townspeople flee like rats from a sinking ship.
Discussion led by Dan Schneider
July 26: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA 2016 R 2hr 15m
While working as a handyman in Boston, taciturn loner Lee Chandler gets word that his brother Joe has died of a coronary. After returning to the siblings’ hometown, Lee receives another shock.
Discussion led by Barry Wilson
August 2: MUSTANG 2015 PG-13 1hr 34m
Enraged by her granddaughters’ flirtations with some male classmates, a strict Turkish grandma refuses to let her young charges out of the house to keep them from ruining their marriage chances. But the girls find ways to circumvent the restraints.
Discussion led by Peter Corl
August 9: A MAN CALLED OVE 2016 PG-13 1hr 56m
Despite being deposed as president of his condo’s resident association, 59-year-old misanthrope Ove continues to plague his neighbors with dictatorial demands. But when Ove’s new neighbor runs over his mailbox, the old crank finds he’s met his match.
Discussion led by John Avery
August 16: LION 2016 2hr 6m
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Discussion led by The Rev. Kate Flexer
August 23: HIDDEN FIGURES 2016 PG 2hr 7m
In the race to space between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, three black female mathematicians play a key role in launching astronaut John Glenn into outer space, making him the first American to orbit Earth.
Discussion led by Gillian Bonadie
August 30: LOVING 2016 PG-13 2hr 3m
Recounting a landmark chapter in the struggle for civil rights, this absorbing drama depicts the 1958 arrest and imprisonment of Richard and Mildred Loving for violating Virginia’s law against interracial marriage.
Discussion led by Yvette Le Roy