Matinee in the Cafe! - Double Feature!
Friday April 21, 2017
***Special Double Feature!***
Stop by the Second Chapter Cafe and join other adults to watch a different film each week! No registration required.
This week's selections are Lion and The Founder! Join us for a double screening complete with snacks, refreshments, and even a free raffle! Come for one or both!
Lion [11:00 AM]: Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. (Run time: 120 minutes)
The Founder [1:15 PM]: Directed by John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks), this film features the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. The film details how Kroc maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. The film also stars Laura Dern as Ray Kroc's first wife Ethel; John Carroll Lynch as Mac McDonald and Nick Offerman as Dick McDonald. (Run time: 115 minutes)
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Location: Second Chapter Cafe
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