March 2020 Films hosted by Seniors in the Park

“Jojo Rabbit”
Tuesday, March 10, 12:30 pm,
Rated PG-13; 1 hour, 48 minutes (2019)
Young Jojo Betzler is a member of the Hitler Youth in 1940’s Germany. Lonely and saddled with the nickname “Rabbit,” he seeks to prove himself a loyal and capable member of the Third Reich. But when he discovers his mother is hiding a Jewish girl from the authorities, he must decide where his loyalty resides, with his mother or the State. Goading him along is his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler…
Starring Scarlet Johansson and Sam Rockwell. Nominated for 6 Oscars, including Best Film and Supporting Actress.

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
Tuesday, March 24, 12:30 pm
Rated PG, 1 hour, 49 minutes (2019)
Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks) and journalist Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys). Hanks was Oscar nominated for Best Supporting Actor.

“The Farewell”
Tuesday, March 31, 12:30 pm
Rated PG, 1 hour, 40 minutes (2019)
A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short time to live and decides to keep her in the dark. Billi (Awkwafina), her headstrong, young Chinese-American granddaughter, struggles with this decision. AARP Top Movies for Grownups says “few films capture grandmother-granddaughter love like this tale.” Awkwafina was The Golden Globe winner for Best Performance by an Actress – Musical/Comedy for this tender film.

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