SOAR's Special Events Committee sponsors two Film Festivals each year, often organized by topic. Festivals typically run for several days, with morning screenings followed by lunch and faculty-moderated afternoon discussions.
Mark your calendar for another outstanding film festival to be sponsored by SOAR this year!
SOAR's Fall Film Festival 2017 will explore the work of critically-acclaimed director Stanley Kubrick. Viewers can enjoy the first film, the black comedy Lolita, on Monday, September 11th. War film Full Metal Jacket will be screened on Tuesday, September 12th. The series will close with a viewing of science fiction classic 2001: A Space Odyssey on Wednesday, September 13th. Screenings will begin each morning at 10:00 a.m. Discussion will follow each afternoon, led by arts expert and Kubrick devotee Susan Wood. (Reservation deadline: 9/6/17)
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SPRING FILM FESTIVAL 2017
Toes were tapping at SOAR's annual Dance on Film series held on July 17th, 18th and 19th! SOAR members and their guests enjoyed a screening of the "Broadway's Lost Treasures Collection" which features legendary stars of stage and screen performing unforgettable Broadway numbers at the annual Tony awards. Ethel Merman in Gypsy. Julie Andrews in My Fair Lady. Andrea McArdle in Annie. Robert Goulet in Camelot. Viewers enjoyed dozens of the best Broadway memories.