Bengal Theater to show "The Public" and "Best of Enemies"
August 31, 2020
The Bengal Theater will feature the movie, "The Public" on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7 and 9:45 p.m., with Saturday shows at 4 and 7 p.m. Emilio Estevez, Alec Baldwin and Taylor Schilling star as an act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold. Hollywood News writes, "'The Public' is the best movie of the year so far and represents a new creative high point for Estevez as a filmmaker." (Rated PG-13) Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with a valid Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.isu.edu/bengaltheater.
"The Best of Enemies" is the feature at the Bengal Theater on Sunday, Sept. 6, at 4 and 7 p.m. This film couldn't be more timely as the true story of a civil rights leader's clash with a KKK leader over school integration in Durham, North Carolina, leads to unexpected outcomes as both are challenged to face their own fears and prejudices to find what is best for their community. (Rated PG-13) Admission is $3 for the public, $2 for ISU staff and free for ISU students with a valid Bengal ID. For trailer and more information, go to www.isu.edu/bengaltheater.