The Fishers Island Community Center is pleased to again be able to offer Classic Movie Night! At this time, attendance limited to the first 18 people. Social distancing, masks required.
- The movies will be shown in the Great Room on the 2nd floor of the FICC, with the elevator in full working order.
- Doors open at 6:30pm, film at 7:00pm.
- Admission by donation.
- Each movie will have a short introduction by former faculty David Hoch who taught a class in this subject.
- A small selection of drinks and snacks, are available in the vending machine in the 1st floor Café lounge, and you may BYO beverage.
- Please remember to social distance and wear a mask.
See you at the movies!
Thursday, Feb. 4
The Roots of Heaven (1958)
Drama | 126 min.
Errol Flynn, Juliette Greco, Trevor Howard, Orson Welles, Eddie Albert, directed by John Huston.
From the Romain Gary novel, an early film about eco-terrorism, as a former British officer campaigns to stop the killing of elephants in French Equitorial Africa, which attracts world-wide interest and an eclectic group of followers. Huston directs an interesting cast, with a memorable climax. Flynn’s last film.
Thursday, Feb. 11
Melvin and Howard (1980)
Comedy | 5 min.
Paul LeMat, Mary Steenburgen, Jason Robards, Michael J. Pollard, directed by Jonathan Demme.
The story of the man who allegedly picked up Howard Hughes in the desert and gave him a ride, only to find years later that he’s been left an enormous amount of money in a disputed Hughes’ will.
Thursday, Feb. 18
The Man from Laramie (1955)
Western | 104 min.
James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Cathy O’Donnell, Donald Crisp, directed by Anthony Mann.
Stewart and Mann teamed up for 5 of the best westerns ever made. Here, Stewart plays the mysterious title character, searching for whoever is selling guns to the Apaches, resulting in his brother’s death.
Thursday, Feb. 25
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Musical | 86 min.
Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova, William Demarest, directed by George Sidney.
Presley plays a race-car driver, and his teaming with Ann-Margret makes this one of Presley’s best.