“At the Movies” was started in 2011 as a collaboration between Kewaskum School District, the library, and the Kewaskum Area Arts Council. Hosted by retired KHS literature teacher James Westphal, our “At the Movies” series highlights popular American films of the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. See them on the big screen for the first time!
All movies are shown at the Kewaskum High School Theatre and are FREE!
Movies begin at 2pm.
Autumn 2014 Schedule
Wednesday, September 10 — The Mortal Storm — The story of Hitler’s rise to power as seen through the microcosm of one German family. Margaret Sullavan and James Stewart lead a sterling cast in director Frank Borzage’s sweeping tale of the political and human chaos that rips a family apart, sets child against parent and lover against lover, and leads to savagery, to sacrifice and to heroism.
Wednesday, September 17 — Rebel without a Cause — In one of the most influential performances in movie history, James Dean plays the new kid in town whose loneliness, frustration and anger mirrored those of postwar teens – and still reverberate 50 years later. Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo were Academy Award nominees for their achingly true performances.
Wednesday, September 24 — Gone with the Wind (pt. 1) — A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. Winner of multiple Academy Awards.
Wednesday, October 1 — Gone with the Wind (pt. 2) — The story continues! A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. Winner of multiple Academy Awards.
Wednesday, October 8 — Vertigo — A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend’s wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. The Hitchcock masterpiece starts James Stewart and Kim Novak.
Wednesday, October 15 — Marty — A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love, meet at a dance and fall in love. With Earnest Borgnine.
Wednesday, October 22 — The Shootist — John Wayne as a dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.