Current WALLA Films & Friends Film Series
Pink Ribbons, Inc. on Monday, September 9 at 6:45 p.m.
Is it truly possible to shop—or walk, or run—for the cure? Pink Ribbons, Inc. examines the “Think pink!” language associated with a breast cancer diagnosis while considering the troubling ramifications of corporations’ adoption of this disease as a “favored” philanthropic cause.
Directed by Lea Pool and based on the book by Dr. Samantha King, the documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. (2011, 97 minutes, not rated) will be shown by WALLA on Monday, September 9 at 6:45 p.m.
Cadillac Records on Monday, October 14 at 6:45 p.m.
This film chronicles the rise and trials of African American musicians in mid-century Chicago as Leonard Chess signs his most famous recording artists: Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf, Etta James, and Chuck Berry.
Starring Adrian Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Columbus Short, Cedric the Entertainer, Eamonn Walker, Beyonce Knowles, and Mos Def, WALLA will present Cadillac Records (2008, 109 minutes, R) on Monday, October 14 at 6:45 p.m.
The Lion in Winter on Monday, November 11 at 6:45 p.m.
The tempestuous Plantagenet family meets on Christmas Eve in 1183 to determine the future of both their family and their kingdom.
The Lion in Winter (1968, 134 minutes, PG) features an all-star cast, including Peter O’Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle, Nigel Terry, and Timothy Dalton. WALLA will present this film on Monday, November 11 at 6:45 p.m. at the West Lafayette Public Library.
Millions on Monday, December 9 at 6:45 p.m.
When a deeply religious seven-year-old finds a bag of British pounds only a few days before the United Kingdom switches over to the Euro, what is he to do? Determine how many good deeds he can accomplish with it, of course! Unfortunately for Damian, the bank robbers who lost the money have very different ideas regarding the fate of these pounds sterling and they are not going to let their windfall escape without a fight.
Directed by Danny Boyle and adapted from Frank Cottrell Boyce’s Carnegie Medal-winning novel, Millions (2004, 98 minutes, PG-13) will be presented by WALLA on Monday, December 9 at 6:45 p.m.