Beatriz At Dinner
Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will ever be the same.
Starring: Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton, Jay Duplass, Amy Landecker, Chloe Sevigny, David Warshofsky
Runtime: 1 hr. 23 mins.
Tuesday, July 25 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 26 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 27 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 28 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 29 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Pricing: Adult $10.50, Senior $8.00
After air traffic controller Jack Chester loses a plane (it’s covered on his screen by a fly, he’s told to take a break. Jack books his family into a plush resort, but it turns out that their lodgings are in a hut by the beach, and that’s as good as the vacation gets.
Runtime: 1 hr. 27 mins.
MEGAN LEAVEY is based on the true life story of a young marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.
Starring: Kate Mara, Roman Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Common, Will Patton
Runtime: 1 hr. 56 mins.
Tuesday, August 1 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 2 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 3 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 4 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 5 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Pricing: Adult $10.50, Senior $8.00
The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in an unexpected turn of events. “The Beguiled” is an atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola.
Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Oona Laurence, Agourie Rice
Runtime: 1 hr. 34 mins.
Tuesday, August 8 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 9 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 10 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 11 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 12 @ 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Pricing: Adult $10.50, Senior $ 8.00
A League Of Their Own
As America’s stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey. Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson and Kit Keller spar with each other, scout Ernie Capadino and grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan on their way to fame.
Runtime: 2 hrs. 8 mins
Driving Miss Daisy
Daisy Werthan, an elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta, is determined to maintain her independence. However, when she crashes her car, her son, Boolie arranges for her to have a chauffeur, an African-American driver named Hoke Colburn. Daisy and Hoke’s relationship gets off to a rocky start, but they gradually form a close friendship over the years, one that transcends racial prejudices and social conventions.
Runtime: 1 hr. 40 mins.
The Empire Theatre is the home of the Quinte Film Alternative.
QFA films run every second Wednesday. All screenings are at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Matinee’s are $9.00 and Evenings are $11.00, general admission. Student tickets are $5.50. Please visit www.quintefilmalternative.ca for more information and membership details.
Quinte Film Alternative resumes September 2017