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Saturday, December 18, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Exodus

Dryden Theatre

Dalton Trumbo: Breaking the Blacklist Paul Newman stars as Ari Ben Canaan, an agent of Haganah in Mandate Palestine. Ari guides a ship full of Jewish refugees to Palestine on the eve of the United Nations vote in 1947, despite British blockades. On the ship, he meets and falls in love with Kitty Fremont (Eva Marie Saint), a widowed American nurse rudderless in the wake of World War II. 

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Call of the Cuckoo | Modern Love

Dryden Theatre

Silent Tuesdays An early sound film, Modern Love demonstrates the sometimes awkward transition from silents to talkies as comedian Charley Chase makes his first feature-length talking film. Preceded by Call of the Cuckoo, also featuring Chase and several of his compatriots from the Hal Roach studio. Live piano accompaniment by Dr. Philip C. Carli.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

The Best Years of Our Lives

Dryden Theatre

Best Picture Nominees of 1946 The quintessential “coming home” film and winner of seven Academy Awards, The Best Years of Our Lives features cinematographer Gregg Toland’s amazing deep focus photography.

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Thursday, December 23, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

It’s a Wonderful Life

Dryden Theatre

Holidays | Best Picture Nominees of 1946 Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021, this classic holiday film was a box office bust in its initial release. It is only through the film’s enduring message  and its millions of fans throughout the world that It’s a Wonderful Life has become a cherished piece of our holiday traditions.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Dryden Theatre

The Lord of the Rings at 20 Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy was filmed back-to-back and released in three consecutive years, starting with this film in 2001. A monumental undertaking, the production has captured the imagination of another generation of fantasy fans and inspired other filmmakers to work in the same way.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Dryden Theatre

The Lord of the Rings at 20 Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy continues with the second installment of hobbit Frodo Baggins’s perilous journey to Mordor to destroy the One Ring and defeat Sauron’s plans to dominate Middle Earth.

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Thursday, December 30, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Dryden Theatre

The Lord of the Rings at 20 The conclusion of Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy won all eleven Academy Awards for which it was nominated, including Best Picture (becoming the first fantasy film to win that category).

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Friday, December 31, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Casablanca

Dryden Theatre

New Year’s Eve The inimitable Humphrey Bogart plays Rick, the sharp and cynical owner of a nightclub in WWII-era Morocco, haunted by memories of deserted lover Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman). When their paths cross in Casablanca by some twist of fate, Rick must confront his past.

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