Henderson Community College Presents the Fall 2014 Film Series:
In Memoriam: Classic Films of Great Actors Who Died in 2014
Films will be shown in Room STC 310 at 6:30 p.m.; admission and popcorn are free
The Little Colonel Sept. 15
One of Shirley Temple’s most beloved films, The Little Colonel is the story of a little girl whose mother is a Confederate Belle who married a Yankee soldier. When the mother is disowned by her father—a Confederate Colonel—only Shirley Temple’s goodness and innocence can bring the family back together. (Directed by David Butler; starring Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Hattie McDaniel and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson; 1935, black & white, 81 min.) Discussion led by Katie Griffis.
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Sept. 29
This is the best known and most popular of Sergio Leone’s “spaghetti westerns.” Recently deceased Eli Wallach portrays “The Ugly”—a gunfighter who with Clint Eastwood (“The Good”) and Lee Van Cleef (“The Bad”)—are all searching for a stolen payroll. The scenes and sounds of this western have become iconic. (Directed by Sergio Leone; starring Eli Wallach, Clint Eastwood and Lee Van Cleef; 1966, 161 min.) Discussion led by Cary Conley.
Good Will Hunting Oct. 20
Robin Williams won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in this film, while Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. Williams is compelling as the acerbic, yet insightful psychiatrist who is struggling to teach the brilliant yet socially awkward janitor working in the halls of MIT how to find his way in the world. This story of egos, brilliance, love and redemption garnered nine Oscar nominations. (Directed by Gus Van Sant; starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver and Stellan Skarsgard; 1997, 126 min.) Discussion led by Kevin Reid
Key Largo Nov. 3