Movie Matinee

Coolidge Corner Branch Library
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline MA 02446
Telephone 617-730-2380

Thursdays
Refreshments 1:00 p.m.
Film 1:30 p.m.

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Suffragette

Apr 28, 2016

(2015) 1 hr, 46 mins PG-13 A British historical period film that dramatizes the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced undergroung to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. In early 20th-century Britain, the growing suffragette movement forever changes the life of a working wife and mother(Mulligan). Stars: Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep

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Spotlight

May 5, 2016

2015 2 hs., 3 mins. (R) The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. Won 2 Oscars: Best Movie of the Year, Best Original Screenplay Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams

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Carol

May 12, 2016

2015 1 hr., 58 mins. (R) Therese (Mara), a young department-store clerk and aspiring photographer in 1950s Manhattan, meets Carol (Blanchett), a beautiful older woman stuck in a depressing marriage of convenience. They are from very different backgrounds. Their bond deepens and they become romantically involved. As Carol leaves the comfort of home to travel with Therese, an internal journey of self-discovery coincides with her new sense of space. Stars: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson

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Steve Jobs

May 19, 2016

2015 2 hs., 2 mins. (R) The film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac. Won 2 Golden Globes: Best Supporting Actress(Winslet) and Best Screenplay Stars: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen

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He Named Me Malala

May 26, 2016

2015 1 hr, 28 mins (PG-13) A look at the events leading up to the Taliban’s attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations. She became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Stars: Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Toor Pekai Yousafzai