Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre
Book Lovers Supper Club tickets:
$22, dinner and book discussion
($15, RFC members)
A modern classic in which John le Carré expertly creates a total vision of a secret world, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy begins George Smiley's chess match of wills and wits with Karla, his Soviet counterpart.
It is now beyond a doubt that a mole, implanted decades ago by Moscow Centre, has burrowed his way into the highest echelons of British Intelligence. His treachery has already blown some of its most vital operations and its best networks. It is clear that the double agent is one of its own kind. But which one? George Smiley is assigned to identify him. And once identified, the traitor must be destroyed.
A flighty teenage girl learns that she is her generation's destined battler of vampires.
Regional Filmmaker Spotlight
Presented by Maccentric
JOHN G. AVILDSEN: KING OF THE UNDERDOGS
7:30 p.m. August 8
Screening and Q&A with director Derek Wayne Johnson
John G. Avildsen’s films inspired millions of underdogs and shaped popular culture for decades, yet most people don't even know his name. Discover the unknown legend behind ROCKY and THE KARATE KID in this documentary about a prolific filmmaker who directed seven actors to Academy Award nominations and earned his own Oscar for Best Director.
An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.
THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.
Then Emily is beset with a mystery illness forcing Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) who he's never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.