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
Thursday, January 25, 6:00 pm
Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, far from his home and family. He learns to survive in the city of Kolkata before being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later he sets out to find his lost, first family.
Starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara.
This movie is rated pg-13 and is approximately 2 hours long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be provided.
Lion is based on the book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley.
Tuesday, February 13, 6:00 pm
Troy Maxsen is a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. He once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was too old by the time the majors began admitting black players. When Troy’s son is offered the chance to meet a college football recruiter, Troy’s bitterness grows.
Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, and Stephen Henderson.
This movie is rated pg-13 and is approximately 2.25 hours long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be provided.
Fences is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by August Wilson.
The Maltese Falcon
Wednesday, March 21, 6:00 pm
After the death of his partner, San Francisco private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette.
Starring Humphrey Bogart & Mary Astor and directed by John Husten.
This movie is 1 hour & 40 minutes long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be provided.
The Maltese Falcon is based on the novel of the same name by Dashiell Hammett.
A League of Their Own
Thursday, April 12, 6:00 pm
It is 1943 and most of America’s young men are off to war. A wealthy candy manufacturer decides to start an all-female baseball league in order to keep the sport alive, as well as to make some extra money.
Starring Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna, Rosie O’Donnell, and Jon Lovitz
This movie is approximately 2 hours & 15 minutes long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be provided.
A League of Their Own is based on the book of the same title by Sarah Gilbert.
Tuesday, May 22, 6:00 pm
In May 1940, German forces quickly advanced in to France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. In desperation, Britain sends civilian ships and boats to help military ships transport over 330,000 Allied troops to England in a little over a week as the Germans continue to close in.
Starring Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance, and Tom Hardy.
This movie is approximately 1 hour & 45 minutes long. Refreshments including fresh popcorn will be provided.
Dunkirk is based on the book The Miracle of Dunkirk by Walter Lord.