AHA Movie Group – DATE CHANGE
Date(s) - 08/19/2022
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The movie group continues to enjoy their time together discussing the movies selected for each month. With the extreme heat that we’ve been experiencing, staying inside to watch a movie might sound more and more attractive. Join the group and be a part of the fun!
Barbara Brennan, facilitator of the group, selected All the President’s Men for one of the movies for August, noting that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the break-in of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Both of August’s movies are available on Amazon Prime.
All the President’s Men (1976) – Awards
All the President’s Men is an American biographical political drama-thriller film about the Watergate scandal that brought down the presidency of Richard Nixon. Directed by Alan J. Pakula with a screenplay by William Goldman, it is based on the 1974 non-fiction book of the same name by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the two journalists investigating the Watergate scandal for The Washington Post. The film stars Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as Woodward and Bernstein, respectively; it was produced by Walter Coblenz for Redford’s Wilwood Enterprises.
Quartet (2012) – Awards
Once-popular opera diva Jean Horton (Maggie Smith) creates a stir with
her arrival at Beecham House, a home for retired performers. No one
feels the uproar more than Reginald (Tom Courtenay), Jean’s ex-
husband, who still stings from her long-ago infidelity. Most of the other
Beecham residents are delighted, and try to convince Jean to join them
in a performance of “Rigoletto” Jean, however, knows that she is long
past her prime and is reluctant to sully the memory of her once-lovely
This is a Zoom event; please register on AHA Hub or to the AHA office at 703-231-0824 or AHA@AtHomeInAlexandria.org.