The UU Catskills Film Festival

posted Jun 5, 2018, 12:08 PM by UUCC Office   [ updated Jun 5, 2018, 12:21 PM ]
Coming This Summer: 
The UU Catskills Film Festival 

Four weeks of films for people of all ages! Services on themes from the films! 

Most weeks we will show two films, one geared more to adults and the other more geared toward children. The service on Sunday will focus on themes shared by the two films. Families may choose to watch either film together, or the children’s movie will be staffed if parents want to see the grownup movie while the kids see the children’s movie. Popcorn will be served!

Friday, June 29, 6:30 PM: Hidden Figures and Inside Out
Sunday, July 1, 10:30 AM: Teamwork

Hidden Figures: 2016, rated PG
The true story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Inside Out: 2015, rated PG
Riley is a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl, but her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley's emotions -- led by Joy -- try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event. However, the stress of the move brings Sadness to the forefront. When Joy and Sadness are inadvertently swept into the far reaches of Riley's mind, the only emotions left in Headquarters are Anger, Fear and Disgust.


Friday, July 6, 6:30 PM: The Post and Coco
Sunday, July 8, 10:30 AM: Shouldering the Family Legacy

The Post: 2017, rated PG-13
Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper -- The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must decide whether to risk their careers -- and very freedom -- to help bring long-buried truths to light.

Coco: 2017, rated PG
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.


Thursday, July 12, 6:30 PM: A Wrinkle in Time
Sunday, July 15, 10:30 AM: The Power of Love


A Wrinkle in Time: 2018, rated PG
Just the one movie this week: After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.


Friday, July 20, 6:30 PM: Arrival and Moana
Sunday, July 22, 10:30 AM: Encountering the Unexpected Other

Arrival: 2016, rated PG-13
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors.

Moana: 2016, rated PG
An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds.
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