Movies that delve into the past and peer into the future will be on offer when the Fall Film Series returns to Newport this weekend.
Presented by the Bijou Theatre, the series will fill the big screen at the Newport Performing Arts Center with the paintings of Vincent van Gogh, the splendor of colonial India and a high-tech hologram that brings people back from the dead.
Screening are scheduled for Sunday and Monday evenings starting this Sunday, Nov. 19,
All screenings begin at 7 pm at the center, located at 777 W. Olive Street.
Tickets, $7.50 for adult or $7 for seniors and students, are available at the door.
For more details, go to www.cinemalovers.com
Nov. 19 & 20
“Marjorie Prime” (2017)
For therapeutic reasons, an octogenarian hires a company to recreate her late husband as a hologram to help her remember their past together. With a sharp script, this story is gracefully and humanly told. Stars Lois Smith, Jon Hamm, Geena Davis and Tim Robbins.
USA • 99 min. • Directed by Michael Almereyda • PG
Nov. 26 & 27
“Viceroy’s House” (2017)
The final Viceroy of India meets with much conflict in the face of monumental change when Britain gives India back her independence. This comedy/drama stars Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon and Hugh Bonneville.
USA/India/Sweden • 106 min. • Directed by Gurinder Chadha • PG
Dec. 3 & 4
“Loving Vincent” (2017)
The world’s first fully oil painted feature film brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists.
UK/Poland • 93 min. • Directed by Doroto Kobiela and Hugh Welchman • PG-13
Dec. 10 & 11
In one of his last film roles, Harry Dean Stanton plays an old US Navy veteran who must come to terms with his mortality. This spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist also stars David Lynch and Ron Livingston.
USA • 88 min. • Directed by John Carroll Lynch • PG