Special Movie Showings

Dec 12 Monthly meeting of the Leave ’em Laughing Tent Meetings are now on Saturday afternoons. Laurel & Hardy movies to be screened: the silent short Big Business (1929), the sound shorts Below Zero (1930), Laughing Gravy (1931), and The Fixer-Upper (1935). Pablo Creek Branch Library, 13295 Beach Blvd. (between Kernan and Hodges Blvds.), 4 to 5:30 pm. Info: Steve Bailey, 246-0312 leaveemlaughing.moviefever.com
Not Just for Baby Boomers Film Series Enjoy free showings of Boomers’ favorite films each month at 5:45 p.m. in the Main Library’s Hicks Auditorium. BELL, BOOK, AND CANDLE will be shown on December 10. It’s Christmas Eve in New York, and a lovely but lonely young witch decides to create some companionship by putting a spell on her successful, attractive neighbor. She discovers, to her surprise, that the gentleman has potent charms of his own. Richard Quine directed James Stewart, Kim Novak, and Jack Lemmon, 1958. http://jpl.coj.net/progs/main/notjustforboomers.html, 630-1741.
5 Points Theatre
Dec 4 – TRAINSPOTTING (R) Midnight, Price: $5.00. Dec 5 – SEC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME at 4 pm, FREE. The top-ranked teams Florida Gators and Alabama Crimson Tide will meet again this year to find who is the best team in the best conference in the country. Come watch the season’s most anticipated battle on the Big Screen in Surround Sound. Beer specials! Guy the BBQ guy is back! FREE admission for all.
Dec 5 ROUGH CUTS Classic Blend and The St. Augustine Art Association are launching a new event to showcase student and faculty achievements in film production at Flagler College. Rough Cuts will feature a variety of the best short films produced by Flagler’s communication department. Multiple genres will be showcased, including localized productions highlighting specific aspects of St. Augustine life. Minimal cover charge will qualify entrants for raffle prizes. Doors will open at 6 pm and films will roll at 7 pm. St. Augustine Art Association Main Gallery, 22 Marine St, St Augustine, 824-2310 or 377-3198.
Beating The Odds: Overcoming Economic Adversity The Cyprian Center for the Expressive Arts is presenting a unique film series of movies that reflect the treatment of poverty in literature as seen through the lens of classic film and how people responded to economic hardship. The series, emphasizes children affected by poverty, featuring many legends of film. On December 8 – GRAPES OF WRATH (Henry Fonda) and on December 15 – TALES OF MANHATTAN (Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson, Ethel Waters, W.C. Fields, Paul Robeson). Cyprian Center for the Expressive Arts, #130 Martin Luther King Ave, St. Augustine, 806-4508