Arts and Culture

Father Lauder’s 56th Friday Film Fest

Father Robert Lauder and the diocesan Office of Faith Formation, School of Evangelization, will present the 56th Friday Film Festival at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center in Douglaston over six weeks this fall. The schedule includes:

Sept. 7 – Frank Capra’s “American Madness” (1932), starring Walter Huston and Pat O’Brien

Sept. 14 – Ted Melfi’s “Hidden Figures” (2016), starring Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner

Sept. 21 – Stephen Chbosky’s “Wonder” (2017), starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson

Sept. 28 – Edmund Goulding’s “Forever and a Day” (1943), starring Anna Neagle, Charles Laughton and Ray Milland

Oct. 12 – Vincente Minnelli’s “An American in Paris” (1951), starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron

Oct. 19 – Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List,” starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, and Ralph Fiennes

Films begin at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the final night of the festival, Oct. 19; “Schindler’s List” begins at 7 p.m.

The suggested donation for the series is $25, or $6  per film. Tickets may be ordered in advance by mailing a check payable to the Diocese of Brooklyn, Attn: School of Evangelization, 310 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11215. Be sure to include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

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