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Weill Center 2016 - 2017 Movie Series


Purple Rain (1984)

Date: April 28, 2017
Time: 7 p.m.

Purple Rain, the first film Prince starred in, is the story of an arrogant, young black singer, born and raised in Minneapolis, who reaches the pinnacle of stardom.

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Date: May 19, 2017
Time: 4 & 7 p.m.

1952 American musical comedy film directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds.

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

Date: June 16, 2017
Time: 4 & 7 p.m.

Marine Sgt. John Stryker (John Wayne) is despised by his own men for his rough attitude and exhausting training regimen. As the war in the Pacific progresses, though, they begin to respect Stryker's hard-edged outlook on war and his brutal training methods, as it has helped them prepare for the harsh realities of the battlefield.