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July 2021

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Films on Friday: Some Like It Hot (1959)

AFI’s Funniest American Movie of All Time: Some Like It Hot (1959). Directed, cowritten, and coproduced by the inimitable Billy Wilder, this film is a romantic comedy about two hapless musicians fleeing the mob. It stars Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. FREE.

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July 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

August 2021

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Films on Friday: The Searchers (1956)

A late masterpiece from director John Ford and one of the most influential movies ever made, The Searchers stars John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, and a very young Natalie Wood in a tale of revenge. FREE.

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August 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

September 2021

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Films on Friday: Citizen Kane (1941)

Directed by Orson Welles, it is a thinly disguised film à clef about newspaper titan William Randolph Hearst. It stars Welles, Dorothy Comingore, Everett Sloane, George Coulouris, Agnes Moorehead, and Joseph Cotten. FREE.  

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September 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

October 2021

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Films on Friday: Casablanca (1942)

Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid and featuring what is quite possibly the greatest supporting cast ever assembled—Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Peter Lorre, S. Z. Sakall, Dooley Wilson, among many others—Casablanca remains one of the greatest films. FREE. 

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October 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Films on Friday: The Cotton Club (1984)

Screened in conjunction with the 24th Annual Evelyn G. Etheridge Conference on the Harlem Renaissance at Paine College, The Cotton Club stars Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, and Lonette McKee. The film was inspired by the pictorial history of the same name by James Haskins, who produced more than one hundred books, many of which highlight the achievements of…

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October 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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