The Flowers of St. Francis

This 1950 Italian film dramatizes just a small part of the life and works of the popular 12th century Italian friar, Saint Francis of Assisi, known for founding the Franciscans.… Read More

Ratatouille

Here’s a modern classic from Pixar. Remy is a rat who has a love for delicious food and an obsession with cooking. But his rat family doesn’t care about his… Read More

Oliver!

This week’s film is a classic musical which won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1968. Based on the stage musical, itself based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel, the… Read More

Muppet Treasure Island

Here’s a classic adventure story perfect for the summer, told through the unique comedy of the Muppets. Jim Hawkins is a young orphan working at an inn whose life is… Read More

1776

With the 4th of July less than a week away, here’s a classic musical that takes us back to the founding of a new nation. It’s the summer of 1776,… Read More

Darby O’Gill and the Little People

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, here’s a light-hearted comedy classic featuring a battle of wits with leprechauns. The old Darby O’Gill works as an estate caretaker, but… Read More

The Straight Story

Alvin Straight is 73 and in poor health. When he gets a call that his older brother has had a stroke, he decides he must pay him a visit. Ten… Read More

Beauty and the Beast

Here’s an animated Disney classic from the early 90s. A young woman unsatisfied with her provincial life, Belle wishes for adventures outside her small town. She gets her wish when… Read More

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Here’s a whimsical classic from the 70s. The master candy maker Willy Wonka is famous throughout the world for his delicious treats, but he hides in his secretive factory where… Read More

Going My Way

It’s the final movie night of the year. For a change of pace, why not end with a calm and uplifting classic? Bing Crosby stars as the Father Charles O’Malley,… Read More

A Little Princess

In this gem from the mid-90s, the young Sara Crewe is dropped off at an all-girls boarding school in New York when her father, a wealthy widower, sets off to… Read More