Dark Horse

Thru Thursday June 30
, 7:30 
Also Saturday July 2,     5:30
(PG)  85 min

An inspiring documentary about a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.

Jan Vokes, a barmaid in a small Welsh village, decides to try her hand at breeding and raising a racehorse. She and her husband convince some of her regulars at the pub to pool their resources in order to pay for expenses. Their horse, named "Dream Alliance," eventually competes against some of the top thoroughbreds in the United Kingdom.

"With its sheer warmth and likability, this good-natured documentary won my heart - a real-life The Full Monty or Billy Elliot or Pride. "- Peter Bradshaw, Guardian.

"Dark Horse offers a thoroughly crowd-pleasing look at an incredible -- and inspirational -- real-life story that will thrill equine enthusiasts and novices alike." - Critics Consensus.

  Love & Friendship

  Friday July 1
  5:30  (PG)  95 min

  A comedy of manners and manors.

  In this adaptation of a Jane Austen novella, scheming widow Lady Susan Vernon retreats to her in-laws' rural estate while waiting for scandalous rumors about her to subside. Soon, she's on the hunt for a husband -- and one for her teenage daughter.

Cast includes Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny and Xavier Samuel.   Written and directed by Whit Stillman (Barcelona, Metropolitan, Damsels in Distress)

"Love & Friendship is quick, clever and delightful, very funny and hugely entertaining." - Toronto Sun


Sunday July 3    
    (not rated)  95 min

With his business faltering badly, bakery shop owner,  Nat is under pressure from his son to close his shop down.  The arrival of a young  apprentice, however, soon puts an unexpected charge in Nat's sales.  Dough is a warmhearted and humorous story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places.

Cast includes Jonathan Pryce, Pauline Collins and Jerome Holder.

"Dough is a delightful, life-affirming comedy."- Film Journal International.

The Jungle Book     

Fri-Thur* July 1-7
*except Mon July 4- closed
7:30  (PG)   1 hr 50 min

This live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's beloved novel follows young Mowgli as he navigates a jungle full of wonder and peril with his animal allies Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear.

"Visually stunning and entirely engaging." - Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter.
"As lovely to behold as it is engrossing to watch, The Jungle Book is the rare remake that actually improves upon its predecessor." - Critics Consensus.

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