June Movies: Fences, The Shack and A United Kingdom


Fences
Friday, June 2nd 2:00 PM

Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son’s (Jovan Adepo) chance to meet a college football recruiter.
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references; 2 hours 19 minutes.

The Shack
Friday, June 16th 2:00 PM

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) spirals into a deep depression that causes him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa (Octavia Spencer). Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.
 Rated PG-13 for thematic material including some violence; 2 hours 12 minutes.
Friday, June 30th 2:00 PM
The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Rated PG-13 for some language including racial epithets and a scene of sensuality; 1 hour 41 minutes.

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