Summer Movie Classics at the Florida Theatre
Enjoy great selections from cinematic history in the beautiful setting of one of Jacksonville’s own classics. Every Sunday, from June 21 through August 16, at 2 pm, the Florida Theatre will be the place for Summer Movie Classics. Tickets: $7 Single Admission; $40 Movie Card (Good for Any Ten Admissions). Info: 355-2787 www.floridatheatre.com
July 5 Amadeus (Director’s Cut) 1984 (R)
July 12 Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964 (PG)
July 19 The Caine Mutiny 1954
July 26 Oklahoma! 1955 (G)
Not Just for Baby Boomers Film Series
Enjoy free showings of Boomers’ favorite films on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month at 5:45 pm in the Main Library’s Hicks Auditorium. Info: 630-1741.
July 9 Roman Holiday Vivacious Princess Ann escapes the boring demands of a royal tour only to be discovered by a worldly, witty American reporter in need of a good story. They share a fairy tale day of laughs and adventures among romantic Roman sites before coming to one of the most memorable, poignant endings in movie history. William Wyler directed Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, 1953. July 23 A Place in the Sun Based on a real-life tragedy, an ambitious young man takes a menial job in his uncle’s factory and aspires to join the affluent, powerful set he meets there. As he begins his climb, he falls in love with a beautiful, wealthy young woman. The chemistry between the two leads to a powerful love story, but his working-class girlfriend has ideas of her own. George Stevens directed Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, and Shelley Winters, 1951.
MOCA Summer Film Series
Cafe Nola will be hosting a special Summer series of films hand picked by Cafe Nola staff. Each month will carry a theme and each night will feature a special menu as well as drink specials at the bar. Reservations are strongly suggested for dining at Cafe Nola. All films start at 8 pm. $5 MOCA members/ $7 non-members; $2 discount for dining in Cafe Nola @ MOCA before the show. Museum of Contemporary Art, 333 N. Laura Street. The theme for July will be America. www.mocajacksonville.org
July 9 Trouble the Water Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, this astonishingly powerful documentary is at once horrifying and exhilarating. Trouble the Water takes you inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never before seen on screen. Filmed largely by a 9th Ward resident with a video camera, Trouble The Water weaves an insider’s view with in your face filmmaking.
July 23 Examined Life: Philosophy is in the streets Accompany some of today’s most influential thinkers on a series of unique excursions through places and spaces that hold particular resonance for them and their ideas. Examined Life reveals philosophy’s power to transform the way we see the world around us and imagine our place in it.
Saturday Morning Film Series at the Beaches Museum & History Center
View and discuss a series interesting and provocative films. The focus will be on “local history and personal lives.” Participate in this exciting program and exchange your observations and ideas about the films. Discussions will be lead by Professor Harley Henry. Reservations required. Donations accepted, refreshments served. 10 am- 12:30 pm. Beaches Museum & History Center, 380 Pablo Ave, Jacksonville Beach, 241-5657 www.bm-hc.com
July 11 A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
July 18 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
July 25 Lone Star (1995)
July 13 Monthly meeting of the Leave ’em Laughing Tent The evening’s screening, in honor of The Gathering (Scotland’s annual gathering of clans being held on July 25 and 26 in Edinburgh), the group will screen the Laurel & Hardy feature film Bonnie Scotland(1935). Pablo Creek Branch Library, 13295 Beach Blvd. (between Kernan and Hodges Blvds.), 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Info: Steve Bailey, 246-0312 www.leaveemlaughingtent.com