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FRIDAY 4-28-17

 A VERY SORDID WEDDING

AT GATEWAY 7:45 PM ( 7:3O is Sold Out)
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WALK TO EAT/DRINKS after show:
BIG LOUIE’S PIZZERIA
Gateway Shopping Center, 1990 E. Sunrise 
Meet 9:45ish – 10 PM – Join us even if not going to movie.
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It’s 2015, seventeen years after Peggy tripped over G.W.’s wooden legs and died in Sordid Lives, and life has moved into the present for the residents of Winters, Texas.  Sissy Hickey (Dale Dickey) is reading the Bible, cover to cover, trying to make some kind of sense out of what it really says about gay people.  Her niece Latrelle Williamson (Bonnie Bedelia) has divorced her husband Wilson (Michael MacRae) who has taken up with a hot young gold digger (Katherine Bailess).  Latrelle’s now out and proud gay son Ty (Kirk Geiger) is on his way back to town with his black man (T. Ashanti Mozelle) and news of their own.  Her sister LaVonda (Ann Walker) is still cussin’ and drankin’ and is being blackmailed to sit with the sick and afflicted. LaVonda’s best friend Noleta (Caroline Rhea) meets a hot younger man (Aleks Paunovic) while visiting her awful mama (Carole Cook) in the hospital.  G.W. (David Steen), sporting new fiberglass legs after Noleta burned his old ones, is still feeling guilty and mourning Peggy.  Nearly incoherent barfly Juanita (Sarah Hunley) has moved from her obsession with Vacation Bible School roosters to the royal family while Wardell (Newell Alexander) and Odell (David Cowgill) still bicker at the bar.  Tammy Wynette champion Brother Boy (Leslie Jordan) hasn’t been back to Winters since Peggy’s funeral, and he’s working at a tragic little gay bar in Longview, having added Loretta and Dolly to his new medley act “We Three Queens of Oper-y Are” till a chance meeting with a dangerous criminal (Emerson Collins) forces him out on the run.  Again.

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FRIDAY MOVIE & EATS  APRIL 14, 2017

GIFTED  

(88% Audience Approval)

GATEWAY – STARTS 7:30

EAT/DRINK AFTER MOVIE AT 9:30:

Big Louie’s Pizzeria at Gateway Shopping Center (1990 E. Sunrise).  Walk to restaurant.  Come for Movie and/or Eats Only.  I confirmed restaurant OPEN til 11:30. Sorry about Rubio’s last week – My fault.    Jramos4000@aol.com 

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Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. Octavia Spencer plays Roberta, Frank and Mary’s landlady and best friend. Jenny Slate is Mary’s teacher, Bonnie, a young woman whose concern for her student develops into a connection with her uncle as well.
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FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE APRIL 7, 2017

THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE (A True Story)

GATEWAY THEATRE 7 PM – Meet inside lobby

Contact John Ramos at Jramos4000@aol.com with movie ideas.

Group can go out to eat/drink together after the show.

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The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

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Antonina (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh) are the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, one of the largest and most prolific zoos in 1930s Europe. In the calm of September 1939, Antonina, opens the gates of Miejski Ogród Zoologiczny as a crowd has already gathered to view the many species on display in the zoo. Her husband Jan has only recently been appointed the director of the Warsaw Zoo and faces the scornful, yet envious advances of Dr.Lutz Heck(Daniel Brühl), the head of the Berlin Zoo as “Hitler’s zoologist”.

On September 1, 1939, Antonina and her son Ryszard (Timothy Radford and later, Val Maloku) are shocked witnesses to the aerial bombardment of Warsaw as German forces storm Poland. The Zoo is not to be spared and bombs raze the cages and kill many of the animals. As Polish resistance collapses under overwhelming odds, Dr. Heck arrives at the zoo, beseeching Antonia to let him save the “prize” specimens, which she reluctantly grants, but then learns that his motives are suspect. With the onset of winter, Heck again appears, this time, to slaughter all the remaining caged animals, which he declares is an act of kindness as they would surely die in the cold. Heck, however, takes a certain delight in shooting an eagle himself, then casually telling an aide to have it stuffed.

Warsaw becomes the scene of a monstrous upheaval with Jews first identified and their stores and shops looted. Wearing the dreaded Star of David armbands, two of the Zabrinski’s friends, Maurycy Franekel (Iddo Goldberg) and his wife Magda (Efrat Dor) seek a haven not for themselves, but for an insect collection that was Franekel’s life’s work. Antonina makes an unusual offer to shelter Magda in an attic closet. Jan and his wife take stock of what defiance of the Nazis would mean, but come to the realization that they can save one life.

With the zoo to be closed permanently, Jan and Antonia seek out Heck who has now set up headquarters in Warsaw for his groundbreaking research in animal breeding. The Zabrinskis make a daring proposal to turn the remaining structures into a pig farm to ultimately provide food for the occupying forces. Intrigued, Heck is also looking for a home for his diabolical experiments on recreating ancient beasts.[Note 3]

The Zabrinskis devise an elaborate plan to spirit away Jews from theWarsaw Ghetto, even as it is being devastatedby a relentless, murderous Nazi juggernaut. Snatching children and adults from the ghetto, over 300 “guests” inhabit the Zabrinski’s home on their way to freedom, with new identification papers and sometimes, even a wig and a makeover to fool the Nazis.

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WEDNESDAY GROUP 7 pm, MARCH 29, 2017

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WORLD AIDS MUSEUM  & EDUCATIONAL CENTER

1201 NE 26th St #111, Wilton Manors

HIV & AGING  (INCLUDING INFO ABOUT PrEP)

 PRESENTATION BY:

DR. PATRICK KENNEY OF MIDLAND MEDICAL.

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DR. PATRICK KENNEY
Specialist in Infectious Disease: General Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS Medicine, International Health, Travel & Tropical, STD Medicine, Transplant/Immunocompromised States, Healthcare Associated Infections
 
 
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