A film series for adults showing movies adapted from books. Films are shown at irregular intervals, so check this page often to find out when the next one is.
Upcoming LitFlicks movie nights
Tuesday, July 11 at 6:00 pm
Crossfire is a landmark Hollywood drama which looks at anti-Semitic attitudes in the U. S. shortly after WWII. The story begins with a Jewish hotel guest being killed, with the prime suspects being three recently returned GIs.
Starring Robert Ryan, Robert Mitchum, and Robert Young.
This movie is approximately one and a half hours long. Refreshment including fresh popcorn will be provided.
Based on the book The Brick Foxhole by Richard Brooks.
Wednesday, September 20th at 6:00 pm
In a near dystopian future, a fungal disease has ravaged humanity where free will is lost, and the afflicted are turned into flesh-eating “hungries.” The only hope is a group of children who crave flesh but keep their ability to think and feel. A group of these children go to school at a rural army base in Britain as doctors search for a vaccine, but when the base is invaded, several survivors, including one of the children, embark on a perilous journey of survival.
Starring Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton, & Paddy Considine.
This R rated movie is approximately 2 hours long. Refreshment including fresh popcorn will be provided.
Based on the book The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey.
Thursday, October 26th at 6:00 pm
When the 12-year-old daughter of a visiting actress begins behaving bizarrely and whose behavior becomes violent, it begins to appear that the girl is actually possessed by the devil. An exorcist, Father Merrin, is called in to help, and a battle for the girls’ soul ensues.
Starring Ellyn Burstyn, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb, and Max von Sydow.
This R rated movie is approximately 2.25 hours long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be provided.
Based on the novel The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty.
Thursday, November 9th at 6:00 pm
Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed on a whim by the governor. He is reunited with the state's senior senator--presidential hopeful and childhood hero, Senator Joseph Paine. In Washington, Smith discovers many of the shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss, Jim Taylor. Taylor first tries to corrupt Smith and then later attempts to destroy Smith through a scandal.
Starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Claude Rains.
This move is approximately 2.25 hours long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be provided.
Based on the story Mr. Smith Goes to Washington by Lewis R. Foster.
Wednesday, December 13th at 6:00 pm
Henry Brougham is an Episcopal bishop, and has been trying to secure funds for an elaborate new cathedral from a wealthy, stubborn widow. As he begins to lose sight of his family and the reasons why he first became a churchman, an angel is sent to help keep him on the right track.
Starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, and David Niven.
This movie is approximately 2 hours long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be proved.
Based on the novel The Bishop’s Wife by Robert Nathan.