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October 2014

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Wednesday Oct 1
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 
JACOB THE LIAR
A Jewish ghetto in the east of Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central Europe. In order to keep his companion in misfortune, Mischa, from risking his life for a few potatoes, he tells him what he heard and announces that he is in possession of a radio - in the ghetto a crime punishable by death. Directed by Frank Beyer.



Wednesday Oct 8
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
NO PLACE TO GO
No Place To Go is the fascinating portrait of middle-aged writer Hanna Flanders, a monomaniac intellectual torn between her conflicting ideals and the new realities of a changing society.



Friday Oct 10
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
THE MISSING PICTURE
The film is adapted from the autobiographical sections of Rithy Panh's book "The Elimination", exploring the story of his familiy before and after the Khmer Rouge entered Phnom Penh Pol Pot's communist regime overtoook the Cambodian capital on April 17, 1975.



Saturday Oct 11
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
LIFE ITSELF
Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present LIFE ITSELF, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert. Film Critic Joe Leydon will introduce the film.



Wednesday Oct 15
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
AIMEE & JAGUAR
The opening film of the 49th International Berlin Film Festival in 1999, Aime & Jaguar drew attention not only for the lesbian love story that it narrates, but equally for the political position of the lovers -- Aime, the wife of a Nazi officer, and Jaguar, a Jewish journalist.



Friday Oct 17
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
INTO ETERNITY
As part of our SCIENCE ON SCREEN SERIES - we are screening the Conceptual artist Michael Madsen's film, which is a creepy, eerily elegant meditation on human folly, punctuated by philosophical and historical references, that asks: how do you keep 3,000 future generations from inadvertently opening this Pandora's Box? Join us for talk-back with Energy scholar Dr. Matthew Schneider-Mayerson.



Saturday Oct 18
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
14 PEWS' ANNIVERSARY PARTY
join us in celebrating our 4th year of serving our community!



Wednesday Oct 22
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
RUN LOLA RUN
Tom Tykwer directed this German thriller in which Manni (Moritz Bleibtreu) handled a smuggling job, delivered the loot, collected the payment, left the bag on the subway, and now has 20 minutes to gather 100,000 deutsche marks or confront the wrath of his boss, local criminal Ronnie (Heino Ferch).



Saturday Oct 25
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN
Join us as Houston author and film historian, Frank Dello Stritto, reads from his new book, "I Saw What I Saw When I Saw It," together with a screening of the classic comedy "Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein."Free beer provided by Saint Arnolds!



Wednesday Oct 29
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
M
Fritz Lang's classic early talkie crime melodrama is set in 1931 Berlin. The police are anxious to capture an elusive child murderer (Peter Lorre), and they begin rounding up every criminal in town.


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