Friday Films: Munich

In 1972, the world sat stunned as eleven Israeli athletes were kidnapped from the Summer Olympics in Munich and were killed by a group of Palestinian militants. After this incident, a secret Mossad agency was asked to track down and assassinate the planners of the massacre. Their mission and the toll it takes on them is the focus of this intense drama (Rated R; 164 min; 2005).

Friday Films: Blades of Glory

In this hilarious comedy, two rival Olympic ice skaters are stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition following a public brawl. The two must come together when they discover a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team (Rated PG-13; 93 minutes; 2007).

Friday Films: Cool Runnings

This is a tale of pride, determination, and dignity based on the true story of four Jamaican athletes going to extremes to compete as Olympic bobsled racers and somehow make their impossible dreams come true (Rated PG; 97 minutes; 1993).
This event will take place in the Community Meeting Room (First Floor).  Registration is not required.

Friday Films: Chariots of Fire

An intense, exhilarating true story about the 1924 Paris Olympics. Two British runners are driven by different motives to win, one by his faith in God, the other by his hatred of anti-Semitism (Rated PG; 124 minutes; 1981).
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Radical Disciple: The Story of Father Pfleger - New Documentary screens at Reeltime

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Evanston’s long-running REELTIME film and discussion series presents the engaging and informative new documentary "RADICAL DISCIPLE: THE STORY OF FATHER PFLEGER" (2009, 58 min) by Evanston filmmaker Bob Hercules. A discussion with the filmmaker and Father Michael Pfleger will follow the screening.

Friday Films: What's Love Got To Do With It?

The turbulent life of Tina Turner (Angela Bassett) is brought to the screen in this stunning adaptation of the rock performer’s autobiography. This highly acclaimed film uses numerous classic and contemporary Turner songs as it follows the career and life of a truly remarkable woman. (Rated R; 119 minutes; 1993).

Friday Films: When We Were Kings

The epic 1974 heavyweight championship fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in Africa provides the basis for this documentary. Assembled from over 250 hours of footage, When We Were Kings focuses on the controversial life and meteoric rise of Ali as well as other events leading up to the well-publicized "Rumble in the Jungle." (Rated PG; 84 minutes; 1996).

REELTIME presents a Special 15th Anniversary Screening of HOOP DREAMS

Reeltime is proud to mark the 15th anniversary of the landmark documentary Hoop Dreams (172 min) with a special screening and discussion. Hoop Dreams follows William Gates and Arthur Agee, two talented young basketball players from Chicago's inner city, who dream of starring in the NBA.