Free Screening Series | River’s Pics!
Sundays | June 26 | July 31 | September 4 | All Films start at 11AM
Selected by River Stone
// FREE and open to the public //
FREE Sunday Kid Matinees! — this summer Sundays June 26, July 31, and Aug 28 River’s Pics brings classics for the whole family featuring Music, Humor and Ballet. In a world of too many screens and portable devices, Basilica is excited to bring the original BIG SCREEN into the lives of Hudson kids! Free popcorn for all kids! The original magic ride into the imagination via celluloid.
Basilica Free Screenings Program is generously supported by the Milling-Smith Family.
//Sunday, June 26, 11AM | The Sound of Music
Robert Wise / 1965 / 174 MIN
A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home. Staring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
//Sunday, July 31, 11AM | Bringing Up Baby
Howard Hawks / 1938 / 162 MIN
Harried paleontologist David Huxley (Cary Grant) has to make a good impression on society matron Mrs. Random (May Robson), who is considering donating one million dollars to his museum. On the day before his wedding, Huxley meets Mrs. Random’s high-spirited young niece, Susan Vance (Katharine Hepburn), a madcap adventuress who immediately falls for the straitlaced scientist. The ever-growing chaos — including a missing dinosaur bone and a pet leopard — threatens to swallow him whole.
//Sunday, September 4, 11AM | Nutcracker : The Motion Picture
Carroll Ballard / 1986 / 152 MIN
Nutcracker: The Motion Picture, also known as Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Nutcracker or Nutcracker, is a 1986 Christmas film produced by Pacific Northwest Ballet in association with Hyperion Pictures and Kushner/Locke. It is a film adaptation of the ballet The Nutcracker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and the short story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” by E. T. A. Hoffmann.