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Monthly Film Screenings
  • Every Tuesday 6pm @ the American Center Auditorium

    Entrance Free! Seating is limited and is first-come, first-served. Please contact the American Center at amcentersl@state.gov or at (11) 249-8100 with any questions. No parking available. 

  • The Bridge on the River Kwai Movie Poster
    November 4 - The Bridge on the River Kwai

    This film is being screened in honor of Veteran’s Day. Spectacularly produced, The Bridge on the River Kwai captured the imagination of the public and won seven 1957 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Alec Guinness), and Best Director. Some of the scenes of this movie were screened in Kithulgala area in Sri Lanka. The Bridge on the River Kwai deals with the situation of British prisoners of war during World War II who are ordered to build a bridge to accommodate the Burma-Siam railway. Their instinct is to sabotage the bridge but, under the leadership of Colonel Nicholson, they are persuaded that the bridge should be constructed as a symbol of British morale, spirit and dignity in adverse circumstances. But unknown to them, the Allies have sent a mission into the jungle to blow up the bridge. (Running time: 162 minutes) 

  • Chinatown Movie Poster
    November 18 - Chinatown

    JJ 'Jake' Gittes is a private detective who seems to specialize in matrimonial cases. He is hired by Evelyn Mulwray when she suspects her husband Hollis, builder of the city's water supply system, of having an affair. Gittes does what he does best and photographs him with a young girl but in the ensuing scandal, it seems he was hired by an impersonator and not the real Mrs. Mulwray. When Mr. Mulwray is found dead, Jake is plunged into a complex web of deceit involving murder, incest and municipal corruption all related to the city's water supply. (Running time: 130 minutes)  

  • Home for the Holidays Movie Poster
    November 25 - Home for the Holidays

    It's been said that while most people love their families, they don't always like them very much, and that emotional dividing line is the heart of this comedy directed by Jodie Foster. Claudia Larson (Holly Hunter) usually approaches family reunions with a certain trepidation, but as she prepares to fly from her home in Chicago to her parent's place in Baltimore for Thanksgiving, she is more apprehensive than usual. After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics. (Running time: 103 minutes) 

Saturday Movies

  • November 8, 3:30 pm

    Tangled 

  • November 15, 3:30 pm

    Brave 

  • November 22, 3: 30 pm

    Frozen 

  • November 29, 3:30 pm

    Ramona and Beezus