Entertainment at 8 Film Group

Entertainment at Eight is a film screening group, which gathers twice a month to watch and discuss both contemporary and classic LGBT and mainstream films.

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Entertainment at Eight meets on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of every month at 8:00pm.

Next Meetings: Saturday, December 8th & 23rd


December 8th Showcase

Friendly Persuasion (1956)
Run time: 2 hrs, 18 mins
Directed by William Wyler
Starring: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Marjorie Main

Synopsis: The patriarch of a peace-loving Quaker family, Jess Birdwell (Gary Cooper), begins to question his pacifist values when the Civil War moves toward his close-knit Indiana community. Meanwhile, Jess's daughter, Mattie, is in love with a soldier, and her brother, Josh (Anthony Perkins), contemplates picking up arms to defend his home lest he be considered a coward. As Confederate forces draw nearer, the Birdwells must make some difficult, life-altering decisions.

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December 22nd Showcase

Christmas In Connecticut (1945)
Run time: 1 hr, 42 mins
Directed by Peter Godfrey
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet

Synopsis: While recovering in a hospital, war hero Jefferson Jones (Dennis Morgan) grows familiar with the "Diary of a Housewife" column written by Elizabeth Lane (Barbara Stanwyck). Jeff's nurse arranges with Elizabeth's publisher, Alexander Yardley (Sydney Greenstreet), for Jeff to spend the holiday at Elizabeth's bucolic Connecticut farm with her husband and child. But the column is a sham, so Yardley hastens to arrange a publicity ploy by setting up single, nondomestic Elizabeth on a country farm.

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  Entertainment @ 8  
  07/01/2018 to 12/31/2018 Upcoming Movie List  
     
Date Movie Title Genre
07/14/2018 Mon Oncle Antoine (1971) - 1 hrs. 44 mins French Drama
  Directed by Claude Jutra  
  Starring Jacques Gagnon, Jean Duceppe, Olivette Thibault, Lionel Villeneuve, Claude Jutra  
     
07/28/2018 A League Of Their Own (1992) - 2 hrs. 8 mins Sport Dramedy
  Directed by Penny Marshall  
 

Starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty, Jon Lovitz, Garry Marshall

 
     
08/11/2018 The Shape of Water (2017) - 2 hr. 3 mins Fantasy Drama
  Directed by Guillermo del Toro  
  Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones  
     
08/25/2018 The Post (2017) - 1 hrs. 56 mins Hist. Thriller
  Directed by Steven Spielberg  
  Starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Matthew Rhys  
     
09/08/2018 Love, Simon (2018) - 1 hrs. 50 mins Rom. Dramedy
  Directed by Greg Berlanti  
  Starring Nick Robinson, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Garner  
     
09/22/2018 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) - 1 hr. 55 mins. Drama
  Directed by Martin McDonagh  
  Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage  
     
10/13/2018 Victoria and Abdul (2017) - 1 hr. 51 mins Biog. Dramedy
  Directed by Stephen Frears  
  Starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazel, Eddie Izzard, Paul Higgins, Michael Gambon  
     
10/27/2018 Hereditary (2018) - 2 hr. 7 mins Horror
  Directed by Ari Aster  
  Starring Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne  
     
11/10/2018 Darkest Hour (2017) - 2 hr. 5 mins Drama
  Directed by Joe Wright  
  Starring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane  
     
11/24/2018 Call Me By Your Name (2017) - 2 hr. 12 mins Rom. Drama
  Directed by Luca Gudagnino  
  Starring Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamont, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar  
     
12/08/2018 Friendly Persuasion (1956) - 2 hr. 18 mins Drama
  Directed by William Wyler  
  Starring Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Marjorie Main  
     
12/22/2018 Christmas In Connecticut (1945) - 1 hr. 42 mins Comedy
  Directed by Peter Godfrey  
  Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet  
     

 


LOFT Social Groups are open groups which welcome everyone ages 18 and over. Groups are led by members of the LGBT and allied communities. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend.

Donations are welcome. Suggested donation is $5; more if you can, less if you can't. Fees related to activities are the responsibility of participants.