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Public Screenings - September 2014

Charlie Chaplin with movie camera.  Announcement that screenings are open to the public and that admission is free.

49th Parallel poster

Thurs, September 4 -- 7 PM

MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

49th Parallel (1941), 123 mins.

A Nazi U-boat crew is stranded in Canada and must make its way across the border into the still-neutral United States. 49th Parallel is at once a compelling piece of anti-isolationist propaganda and a quick-witted wartime thriller from the team of Powell and Pressburger.

One of Our Aircraft is Missing poster 

Thurs, September 11 -- 7 PM

MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942), 102 mins.

One of Our Aircraft is Missing is the first film Powell and Pressburger made under the banner of their joint production company, The Archers. Echoing the plot of their previous film, here British pilots are caught behind enemy lines and must make their way to safety.

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp poster

Thurs, September 18 -- 7 PM

MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), 163 mins.

Considered by many to be the finest British film ever made, Powell and Pressburger’s Colonel Blimp is a stirring cinematic masterpiece like no other. An emotional and slyly satirical film about war, love, aging, and obsolescence, shot in glorious Technicolor.

A Canterbury Tale poster
Thurs, September 25 -- 7 PM

MICHAEL POWELL and EMERIC PRESSBURGER

A Canterbury Tale (1944), 124 mins.

A Canterbury Tale is set in the English countryside during the tumult of the Second World War and follows three modern day incarnations of Chaucer’s pilgrims. The film builds to a majestic climax that ranks as one of Powell and Pressburger’s greatest achievements.