April 5 East Side Sushi 1 hour 46 minutes
Sweet story about love and family. When she begins working at a Japanese restaurant, single mother Juana learns that the journey from fruit-cart vendor to sushi chef isn’t an easy one — especially if neither your race nor your gender matches up with people’s expectations.
April 19 The Best Offer 2 hours 10 minutes
An auction-house owner who lives in seclusion amid a collection of female portraiture is hired by a woman who refuses to meet him in person. But as his business relationship with his enigmatic client grows, so does his dormant libido. Many twists, turns, and intrigue. Unforgettable film.
Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess
May 3 Trumbo 2 hours 5 minutes
Bryan Cranston stars as famed 1940s screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo. Trumbo’s refusal to testify before the Congressional House Un-American Activities Committee resulted in a prison sentence and being blacklisted in Hollywood.
Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren
May 17 Love & Mercy 2 hours
This candid biopic traces the winding path of Brian Wilson, creator of the Beach Boys’ unique sound. Battling mental illness, Wilson traded stardom for an isolated existence in the 1960s but returned to the stage in the ‘80s after taming his demons. Great music and performance by John Cusak.
John Cusack, Bill Camp, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks
May 31 Brooklyn 1 hour 51 minutes
After emigrating from Ireland, Ellis Lacey adapts to life in New York City, where she falls in love with a young Italian man. When tragedy pulls her back to her hometown in Ireland, she finds her loyalties divided between two nations and two men. Moving, powerful film.
Saoirse Ronan, Jim Brodbent, Julie Walters
Coordinators: Judi Miller and Flossie O’Brien
Course Number: OSHR-70072 Credit: 0 units
|Dates||Class Type||Section ID||Fee|
|04/05/2017 - 05/31/2017||In-class||123387||$0.00|
Day and Time:
Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.