USA, Documentary, 101 min
Directors/Producers: Gregory V. Sherman, Jeffrey C. Sherman
Their music is unforgettable. Their name is legend. Delve into the lives and cinematic legacy of the prolific songwriting duo whose music has been featured in classic movies such as Mary Poppins and The Jungle Book.
Q & A after the screening with Director Jeffrey C. Sherman via zoom
Phantom of the Open
United Kingdom, Comedy, 106 min
Director: Craig Roberts
Writers: Simon Farnaby, Scott Murray
Producers: Katte Glover, Nichola Martin, To Miller
A heartwarming true story of Maurice Flitcroft (Mark Rylance), a dreamer and unrelenting optimist. This humble crane operator from Barrow-in-Furness managed to gain entry to The British Open Golf Championship qualifying in 1976, despite never playing a round of golf before. He shot the worst round in Open history and drew the ire of the golfing elite, but became a folk hero in the process and, more importantly, showed his family the importance of pursuing your dreams.
Israel, Comedy, 94 min
Director/Writer: Lior Ashkenazi
Writers: Noa Erenberg, Galit Hoogi
Producers: Maya Amsellem, Moshe Edery, Iftach Gabay, Sharon Harel, Micky Rabinowitz
Seven childhood friends meet up for dinner on the night of an eclipse. During the evening they play a game where whatever call, text, and message they get on their phone must be shared with everyone. They soon discover no one is who they say they are.
Q & A after the screening with Director Octavian Strunila via zoom
Contra Costa Premiere