Community Movie Night

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Friday night is movie night! Join PPLD on Fridays at 4pm for weekly movie discussions. Each week we will feature several movies from PPLD’s streaming movie service, Kanopy, then host curated discussions about the selected movies. Please note that some movies selected contain adult themes and are rated R. You can view the movie anytime leading up to the discussion, and the discussions will take place using Zoom. We’ll supply the movie list, you supply your own popcorn! 

Friday, April 3


Heather’s Pick: Mindfulness: Be Happy Now (2015, 85 min)

Mindfulness: the art of simply being present. From Oprah to Phil Jackson to Anderson Cooper, it has been embraced by some of the world's most successful people. Featuring testimonies from Deepak Chopra, Thich Nhat Hanh, Sharon Stone, Oliver Stone, and more, this documentary shows you how to embrace mindfulness in your own life. Like mindfulness itself, the film is simple, direct, and effective. (Kanopy)

Jenny’s Pick: Robot & Frank (2012, 89 min, PG-13)

Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief (Frank Langella) receives a gift from his son: a robot butler (voiced by Peter Sarsgaard) programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team. (Kanopy)

Meeting ID: 136 456 195

Password: Frank

Heidi’s Pick: What we do in the Shadows (2014, 86 min, R)

Housemates Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, & Jonathan Brugh) are three vampires who are trying to get by in modern society; from paying rent and doing housework to trying to get invited into nightclubs. They are just like anyone else - except they're immortal and must feast on human blood. When their 8000 year-old roommate Petyr turns 20-something human hipster, Nick, into a vampire, the guys must guide him through his newfound eternal life. (Kanopy)

Meeting ID: 753 674 213

Password: 008412

Melissa’s Pick: Ex Machina (2014, 108 min, R) 

A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I. (Kanopy)

Meeting ID: 808 096 152

Password: 088756

Taryn’s Pick: Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016, pg-13, 104 min)

From acclaimed New Zealand director Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, What We Do in the Shadows) comes an award-winning new comedy. Julian Dennison stars as Ricky, a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle (Sam Neil) in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together. (Kanopy)

Meeting ID: 951 068 3328

Password: Wilder