Reminder: “The Rabbi Goes West” – May 31st

Just wanted to drop a reminder to rent and watch our pick “The Rabbi Goes West”, before the Q&A this Sunday at 8pm. Here are the details from last week’s post:

Our friends over at IFFBoston are hosting their first Virtual Screening of the new documentary “The Rabbi Goes West”. The movie will be streamable on Vimeo beginning this Sunday, May 24th through June 4th. You can rent a 72 streaming window and can pre-order it now.  IFFBoston will benefit from the proceeds. You can find more details and pre-order here.  They are also hosting a live Q&A on Youtube with the filmmakers and subjects on Sunday, May 31st at 8pm.

I’ve decided that we will “meet” via video chat AFTER the Q&A, and we will be using Jitsi Meet. It will work right in your browser, but they also have mobile apps if you want to use your phone or tablet. Links to those apps are available on the Jitsi site.

I will send the meeting code out via email on Sunday afternoon, so if you have already filled out the survey from last week, you are all set. If you are interested in joining us and did NOT fill out the survey, please email me at sean <at> sundaynightfilmclub <dot> com. Feel free to reach out if you have any other questions.

Hopefully this will go smoothly!

“The Rabbi Goes West” – May 31st

Long time, no see!

I’ve had a few members reach out asking if there’d be any interest in doing virtual Sunday Night Film Club meetings. So let’s give it a shot!

Our friends over at IFFBoston are hosting their first Virtual Screening of the new documentary The Rabbi Goes West. The movie will be streamable on Vimeo beginning this Sunday, May 24th through June 4th. You can rent a 72 streaming window and can pre-order it now.  IFFBoston will benefit from the proceeds. You can find more details and pre-order here.  They are also hosting a live Q&A on Youtube with the filmmakers and subjects on Sunday, May 31st at 8pm.

I haven’t decided whether it’d make more sense to virtually get together before the Q&A (so it’s earlier in the day) or afterwards (so we can discuss its contents). I also haven’t yet decided which virtual meeting platform we would use. If this is something you are interested in, please fill out this form, which will help me know who’s interested and how we should go about this.

“The Invisible Man (2020)” – Mar 8th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Mar 8th at 6:40p for The Invisible Man (2020) at the Regal Fenway Stadium 13. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

When Cecilia’s abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Note: This is a reserved-seat screening, so you may wish to purchase tickets in advance. Sean, the host, will be sitting in Row F.

“The Gentlemen” – Mar 1st

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Mar 1st at 730p for The Gentlemen at the AMC Assembly Row 12. Look for Dan wearing a multicolored shirt in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

“The Gentlemen” – Mar 1st

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Mar 1st at 730p for The Gentlemen at the AMC Assembly Row 12. Look for Dan wearing a multicolored shirt in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

An American expat tries to sell off his highly profitable marijuana empire in London, triggering plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

“Tread” – Feb 23rd

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Feb 23rd at 7p for Tread at the Brattle Theatre. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

On June 4th, 2004, a sixty-three-ton bulldozer, fortified with steel and concrete, systematically destroyed numerous businesses and homes in the small mountain town of Granby, Colorado. The rampage lasted for over two hours and resulted in millions of dollars in damage. State and local police were rendered harmless – incapable of even slowing the machine. Though it was armed with three high-powered firearms, no one but the driver died. His name was Marvin Heemeyer.

Cambridge-bred filmmaker Paul Solet cut his teeth on genre films – like his remarkable feature debut Grace – and he levies these skills to mount this thrilling documentary about one man’s descent into madness. The inspiration for Heemeyer’s homemade tank didn’t appear overnight – his paranoia and rage developed over years of the kind of in-fighting and petty grievances that rural, small-town life seems to excel at incubating. TREAD explores the polarizing perspectives on this man, his motives, and what drove him to the breaking point through news footage, recreations, and interviews with those who knew him – or thought they did.

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” – Feb 16th

Join the Boston Sunday Night Film Club this Sunday, Feb 16th at 7p for Portrait of a Lady on Fire at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. Look for Sean wearing a nametag in the theatre lobby about 15 minutes before the film. As always, after the film we will descend on a local establishment for dinner/drinks/discussion.

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.