Senior Matinee—Free for 55+. In this four-handed romantic comedy, the duke and duchess de Medici (Frank Morgan and Constance Bennett) are bored with each other and looking for other amusements. The duchess has her eye on the goldsmith Cellini (Fredric March), while the duke fancies Cellini’s model Angela (Fay Wray). The screening will be directly followed by the yearly Senior Matinee Garden Party, featuring desserts, beverages, and live music!
Warner Bros. Animation. One of the enduring Warner Bros. animation devices is to put a fowl friend in trouble with a predator. Here, the Road Runner, Tweety Bird, and Foghorn Leghorn evade evisceration in a program of shorts that include: Home, Tweet Home (Friz Freleng, 1950), Tweety’s S.O.S. (Freleng, 1951), A Street Cat Named Sylvester (Freleng, 1953), Little Boy Boo (Robert McKimson, 1954), Dog Pounded (Freleng, 1954), Ready.. Set.. Zoom! (Chuck Jones, 1955), Tugboat Granny (Freleng, 1956), Tweety and the Beanstalk (Freleng, 1957), Greedy for Tweety (Freleng, 1957), Whoa, Be-Gone! (Jones, 1958), Fastest with the Mostest (Jones, 1960), and a dance-happy Porky Pig in his last solo cartoon, The Wearing of the Grin (Jones, 1951).
Rochester Jewish Film Festival Preview. This Yiddish film classic is based on the celebrated play of the same name by S. Ansky. The idea for the play came to Ansky as traveled through small towns of Eastern Europe leading a Jewish folklore expedition (cut short by the outbreak of World War I). In Der Dibuk, boundaries separating the natural from the supernatural dissolve as ill-fated pledges, unfulfilled passions, and untimely deaths ensnare two families in a tragic labyrinth of spiritual possession.