May
17
7:00 pm19:00

A Man Called Ove (PG-13)

  • St. Simons Island Casino Theater

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island’s Film series presents A Man Called Ove.  Sweden, 2015, directed by Hannes Holm. In Swedish with English subtitles; 120 minutes; rated PG-13.

Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree, who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors. 

When:   Wednesday, May 17, 7:00 p.m.

Where:   St. Simons Island Casino Theater

Cost:     A $3.00 donation is requested to help defray costs.

May
17
7:00 pm19:00

All the Way

  • St. Simons Island Casino Theater

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's Film series presents All the Way.  USA, 2016, directed by Jay Roach. 145 minutes; not rated.

Bryan Cranston in his award-winning role as Lyndon Johnson, who becomes President in the chaotic aftermath of John F. Kennedy’s assassination and spends his first year in office fighting to pass the Civil Rights Act. 

When:   Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 p.m.

Where:   St. Simons Island Casino Theater

Cost:     A $3.00 donation is requested to help defray costs.

May
24
7:00 pm19:00

Lady in the Van (PG-13)

  • St. Simons Island Casino Theater

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island’s Film series presents Lady in the Van. UK, 2016, directed by Nicholas Hytner. 104 minutes; rated PG-13.

The true story of Alan Bennett’s strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd (played beautifully by Maggie Smith), an eccentric homeless woman befriended by Bennett in the 1970s before allowing her to temporarily park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home, where she stayed for 15 years. 

Cost:     A $3.00 donation is requested to help defray costs.


Mar
22
7:00 pm19:00

Queen of Katwe (PG)

  • The Casino - St. Simons Island

USA, directed by Mira Nair. A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. 120 minutes; Rated PG.

Films in the Island Film Series are free and open to all, although a $3.00 donation is suggested to offset film and theater rental fees. Most of these films are subtitled, even the ones in English.
 

Mar
15
7:00 pm19:00

Rams (R)

  • The Casino - St. Simons Island

Iceland, 2015, Directed by Grímur Hákonarson. Two sheep farmers, estranged brothers who haven’t spoken in 40 years, are forced to work together when a rare disease threatens to wipe out both of their flocks in rural Iceland. 93 minutes; in Icelandic with English subtitles; Rated R.

Films in the Island Film Series are free and open to all, although a $3.00 donation is suggested to offset film and theater rental fees. Most of these films are subtitled, even the ones in English.
 

Mar
1
7:00 pm19:00

Love and Friendship (PG)

  • The Casino - St. Simons Island

UK, 2016, directed by Whit Stillman. Based on a Jane Austen novella and set in the 1790s, this centers on beautiful widow Lady Susan Vernon, who has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter. 92 minutes; Rated PG.

Films in the Island Film Series are free and open to all, although a $3.00 donation is suggested to offset film and theater rental fees. Most of these films are subtitled, even the ones in English.
 

Feb
22
7:00 pm19:00

Testament of Youth (PG-13)

  • The Casino - St. Simons Island

UK, 2015, directed by James Kent. A powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times. 130 minutes; Rated PG 13.

 

Films in the Island Film Series are free and open to all, although a $3.00 donation is suggested to offset film and theater rental fees. Most of these films are subtitled, even the ones in English.
 

Feb
17
7:00 pm19:00

Elvis and Nixon (R)

  • The Casino - St. Simons Island

They are free and open to all, although a $3.00 donation is suggested to offset film and theater rental fees. Most of these films are subtitled, even the ones in English.