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WRL’s Art House Cafe Film Series
August 1 @ 2:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 29, 2023
This film series brings art house film flavor to your Tuesdays. Plus, meet new friends, hear from special guests who are film experts, enjoy light refreshments, and have a discussion after the film.
August 1, 2:00-4:05 pm: Champions (2023)
An assistant basketball coach must fulfill a community service obligation by coaching a team of players with learning disabilities in this funny and heartwarming story. Woody Harrelson and Kaitlin Olson star under the direction of Bobby Farrelly. PG-13 2 hr 4 min
August 8, 2:00-3:50 pm: The Painter and the Thief (2020)
A Czech artist seeks out the career criminal and addict who stole two of her paintings and invites him to sit for a portrait. True crime evolves into an unlikely friendship in this Sundance award-winning documentary. NR 1 hr 46 min
August 15, 2:00-3:50 pm: The Lost King (2022)
This film is based on the true story of how an amateur historian defied the skepticism of academics to locate the remains of King Richard III buried beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England. Stephen Frears directed with Sally Hawkins and Steve Coogan costarring. PG-13 1 hr 48 min
August 22, 2:00-3:30 pm: The Gardener (2016)
Created over three generations and open to the public only a few days a year, Quebec’s Les Quatre Vents is an eccentric’s horticultural masterpiece. This documentary explores Frank Cabot’s vision for one of the world’s greatest gardens. G 1 hr 28 min
August 29, 2:00-4:10 pm: Emily (2022)
A re-imagining of the life of Emily Bronte and how she came to write the classic gothic novel, Wuthering Heights. Emma Mackey plays Emily, with Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Fionn Whitehead costarring. R 2 hr 10 min