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Soup & Cinema: If Beale Street Could Talk
February 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm$16.00
Soup & Cinema Series – Let’s Go There!
$15.00 General Admission, $16 at the door, Series pass – $55
includes a bowl of house-made soup, locally baked bread, and a sweet treat for dessert.
Tonight’s feature: If Beale Street Could Talk
Soup offering: Tuscan Bean & Barley (vegetarian). This is a delicious and hearty vegetable broth-based winter soup that features cannellini beans, barley, spinach and fennel. *Please note that any dietary restrictions/requests must be submitted at least 2 days prior to the event, and will be accommodated if possible.
Join us for a new series celebrating film and community, featuring four award-winning films from the last decade. In each selected film setting plays a notable role in the storytelling, beautifully immersing the audience in place and time.
Feb. 26th – If Beale Street Could Talk (2019, 117 min, R)
March 11th – Paterson ( 2016, 115 mi, R)
March 25th – Grand Budapest Hotel (2014, 99 min, R)
April 8th -Brooklyn (2015, 111 min, PG-13)
Directed by Barry Jenkins, starring Kiki Layne, Regina King, Stephan James
Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (screen newcomer KiKi Layne).
“If Beale Street Could Talk is a gorgeous, enveloping film…” – Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic
“Beautiful performances, gorgeous photography, stirring screenplay, wonderful music. Everything brought together with strength and wisdom by Barry Jenkins.” – Wesley Lovell, Cinema Sight