Chicken People

Confirmed Date: May 29

*Skype Q&A with director Nicole Haimes following the movie!*

Chicken People is a funny and uplifting look at the world of show chickens and the people who love them. Starting at the largest national poultry competition, likened to the Westminster Dog Show for chickens, Chicken People follows three top competitors over the course of a year as they grapple with life’s challenges while vying to win the next year’s crown. Both humorous and heartfelt, Chicken People is an unforgettable celebration of the human spirit.

Director: Nicole Lucas Haimes

This featured film was selected by The Civic Theatre’s Community Curators group.

Wonder Woman

Confirmed Date: TBC

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny.

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright

 

Rated: PG

I, Daniel Blake

Confirmed Date: TBC

A 59 year old carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as they navigate their way through the impersonal, Kafkaesque benefits system. With equal amounts of humor, warmth and despair, the journey is heartfelt and emotional until the end.

Director: Ken Loach
Stars:  Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy

Rated 14-A

Lost City Of Z

Confirmed Date: TBC

The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as “savages,” the determined Fawcett – supported by his devoted wife, son and aide de camp returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.

Directed by:  James Gray

Stars:   Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller

Rated: 14-A