Spring 2019 Film Schedule
- January 16 @ 7 PM
- January 17 @ 7 PM
Come join us for our season opener Mid90s. In 1990s Los Angeles, 13-year-old Stevie escapes his turbulent home life by hanging out with a new group of friends he meets at a local skate shop, plunging him into a world of fun, danger and excitement.
- January 30 @ 7 PM
- January 31 @ 7 PM
In Green Book, Dr. Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist who's about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.
- February 6 @ 7 PM CANCELLED
- February 7 @ 7 PM
- February 8 @ 7 PM
Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Surrounded by darker influences, Mercury decides to leave Queen years later to pursue a solo career. Diagnosed with AIDS in the 1980s, the flamboyant frontman reunites with the group for the benefit concert Live Aid -- leading the band in one of the greatest performances in rock history.
- February 20 @ 6 PM (animated followed by live action shorts)
- February 21 @ 6 PM (live action followed by animated shorts)
IFS is proud to present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With two categories offered – animated and live action–this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.
Clinica de Migrantes
February 26 ONLY @ 5:30 PM
IFS is fortunate to team with the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center to show Clinica de Migrantes. We are privileged to host speaker Dr. Larson who is featured in the film. Dr. Larson help found Puentes de Salud, a volunteer-run clinic, which provides free medical care to undocumented immigrants in Philadelphia. Here, doctors and nurses work for free to serve people who would otherwise not receive adequate healthcare. Please join us after the film for a discussion led by Dr. Larson!
If Beale Street Could Talk
- March 6 @ 7 PM
- March 7 @ 7 PM
In early 1970s Harlem, daughter and wife-to-be Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancé Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny. Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together, but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit.
No Le Digas a Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone)
- Tuesday, March 26 @ 5 PM ONLY
IFS is happy to partner with the Department of Mexican American Studies to show No Le Digas a Nadie. Since the age of 4, Angy Rivera has lived in the United States with a secret that threatens to upend her life: she is undocumented. Now 24 and facing an uncertain future, Rivera becomes an activist for undocumented youth with a popular advice blog and a YouTube channel. IFS is thrilled that Angy Rivera will be joining us for a discussion after the film!
Labyrinth of Lies
- April 11 at 7 PM ONLY
IFS proudly partners with the Greeley Holocaust Memorial Committee to show Labyrinth of Lies. Upon learning that many former Nazis returned to their pre-war lives with no penalty, an ambitious German prosecutor (Alexander Fehling) vows to bring them to justice.