Reel to Real: Conversations that bring movies to life!

Just like your favorite book club, REEL to REAL provides a forum for thoughtful discussion of films in a casual, comfortable environment.

The Denis Theatre Reel to Real Conversations appeal to a wide group of film lovers while recognizing that time schedules vary.  We will include several film genres as well as various viewing and discussion formats.  Options might include seeing films together followed by dinner discussion, seeing films separately but joining for discussion on a specific date, renting films to view separately or together in someone's home and eventually in a Denis Theatre screening room.

*NOTE: Registration is required, as seating is limited to 25.  To register, or for more information, contact the Denis Theatre Foundation at darla.mccormack@gmail.com

 

2015 REEL to REAL Conversations 

May 17, 2015: THE DEAD at 750 Washington Road Condos, 6pm

Just like your favorite book club, REEL to REAL provides a forum for thoughtful discussion of films in a casual, comfortable environment.

May's Reel to Real film is THE DEAD, John Huston's 1987 acclaimed adaptation of the John Joyce novel. Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.

Admission is free. Donations towards Reel to Real operating expenses are always appreciated! Please bring a salad or dessert to share.

Please RSVP to darla.mccormack@gmail.com or 412.668.0737.

Visit www.denistheatre.org/reel-to-real for more information on Reel to Real and for a list of previous movies.
 

Previous Reel to Real Films:

2015

BABY FACE (1933) notorious for playing a part in the creation of the Hollywood Moral Production Code.
Music documentary MUSCLE SHOALS (2013)
Critically acclaimed Danish drama, THE HUNT (2012)

2014

Nominated for Best Foreign Film, 2011, INCENDIES (2010)
Actor/Director Sarah Polley's autobiographical documentary STORIES WE TELL (2013)
BABETTE'S FEAST Award-winning Danish film released in 1988.
WADJDA Written and directed by a female Saudi in 2012.
LOCKE Drama filmed nearly entirely of star Tom Hardy in an critically acclaimed performance. (2013)

2013     
Woody Allen's, CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS (2006) 
Nominated for Best Foreign Film, AFTER THE WEDDING (2006) 
Frank De Felitta's dramatic documentary, BOOKER'S PLACE: A MISSISSIPPI STORY (2012) 
Academy Award Nominee, MONSIEUR LAZHAR (2011) 
Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner, BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD (2012)
     
2012     
Best Foreign Film Academy Award, NOWHERE IN AFRICA (2001) 
Iranian drama, A SEPARATION (2011) 
Provocative drama-thriller, TAKE SHELTER (2011) 
Thomas McCarthy's WIN WIN (2011)
George Clooney's THE IDES OF MARCH (2011)
Woody Allen's MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (2011)
      
2011     
Alexander Payne's THE DESCENDANTS (2011)
Raymond De Felitta's CITY ISLAND (2009) 
Susan Bier’s IN A BETTER WORLD (2010)