All showings in the sanctuary at St. John Lutheran United at 5515 N Phinney Ave, Seattle.
Free Admission – Donations Accepted
The Maltese Falcon: Friday, Oct 7, 7:00. Noir! Suspense! The 1941 version of Dashiell Hammett’s thriller “The Maltese Falcon,” features Humphrey Bogart in one of his most iconic roles, and is on umpteem lists of best films of all time.
Casablanca: Friday, Oct 14, 7:00. No, the quote is NOT “Play it again, Sam.” “Hear the real one at a screening of “Casablanca.” In this 1942 romantic drama set in, where else, Casablanca, American ex-pat Rick (Humphrey Bogart) and Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) are torn between love and duty. The movie won multiple academy awards, including for best picture and directing.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre: Friday, Oct 21, 7:00. One of the first westerns shot partly on location, “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” stars Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston, father of the director, John Huston, star. Both Hustons won Oscars for this 1948 film but Bogart wasn’t nominated for what some critics call the best performance of his career.
West Side Story: Friday, Oct 28, 7:00: “Life is alright in America/If you’re all White in America.” That’s one of the lyrics from “West Side Story,” a musical tragedy about Latino and White gangs in 1950s New York. SJU will screen the 1961 version with the fabulous Rita Moreno, the only original cast member to appear in the 2021 remake.
Phantom of the Opera (1925 Silent Film with Live Organ Music): Sunday, Oct 30, 7:00: Live organ music accompanies deadly nooses dropping from the dark, plummeting chandeliers, and a treacherous underground lake! Music Director Nathan Jensen plays organ to the 1925 silent version of the “Phantom of the Opera,” featuring the master of horror Lon Chaney.
King Creole: Friday, Nov 4, 7:00: Elvis Presley sings in this 1958 melodrama about night life and dark alleys in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Elvis’s numbers include “King Creole,” Trouble,” and “Hard Headed Woman.”
Big Night: Friday, Nov 11, 8:00: Passion, pasta, old country vs. new. That’s “Big Night,” the 1996 film starring Stanley Tucci and Tony Shalhoub as Italian brothers trying defy American sterotypes about Italian food, and pay the bills, in their New Jersey restaurant. The fabulous supporting cast includes Isabella Rossellini, Allison Janney, and Minnie Driver.
King County Covid Protocols will be followed.
Masking may be required – masks available onsite