Penn State Altoona Film Series
All films will be shown on Sundays at 6:00 p.m. in the theatre of Penn State Altoona's Devorris Downtown Center.
Films are free and open to the public.
Admission, popcorn, and drinks are all free!
February 3 – Hugo (2011)
126 minutes. Rated PG for action. Genres: Adventure/Family.
Description: Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mysterious adventure involving his late father and a mechanical robot. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
February 17 – My Week with Marilyn (2011)
99 minutes. Rated R for language. Genres: Drama/Romance.
During a film shoot, movie assistant Colin Clark aids actress Marilyn Monroe--who is struggling with the pressures of Hollywood life. At the same time, he begins to fall for her. Shown in time for Valentine’s Day!
March 3 – Bully (2011)
98 minutes. Rated PG-13 for language and bully violence.
Description: A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across the nation. Average American school kids cannot defend themselves against ridicule. What is the solution?
March 24 – Harvey (1950)
104 minutes. Rated G. Genres: Comedy/Family/Fantasy.
Description: Elwood P. Dowd (played by James Stewart) is a mild-mannered, pleasant man, who just happens (he says) to have an invisible friend that’s a 6-foot rabbit named Harvey. A classic ideal for Easter time!
April 7 – The 11th Hour (2007)
95 minutes. Rated PG for thematic elements. Genre: Documentary.
Producer Leonardo DiCaprio presents a look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems. Features over fifty scientific leaders.
April 14 – Argo (2012)
120 minutes. Rated R for language and some violence. Genre: Thriller.
Ben Affleck stars and directs a suspenseful dramatization of the 1980 secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran. One of the best films of 2012!
April 28 - Saving Private Ryan (1998)
169 minutes. Rated R for intense violence and language. Genre: History.
Following D-Day in WWII, a squad of U.S. soldiers goes behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. Being shown in conjunction with the WWII History Weekend at Baker Mansion in Altoona April 26-28.