Monthly Film Screenings

Every Saturday at 3:00pm @ the American Center Auditorium

Free Admission! Seating is limited and is first-come, first-served. Please contact the American Center at amcentersl@state.gov or at (11) 249-8146 or 8169 with any questions. NIC or valid identification or the American Center membership card is required for access. If driving, the nearest parking is at Crescat or Galle Face Green.

August 5 – A Hologram for the King (2016)

A beautiful doctor (Sarita Choudhury) and a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) help an American businessman (Tom Hanks) who’s trying to close the deal of a lifetime
in Saudi Arabia. (Running time: 98 minutes)

August 12 – Tomorrow Land (2015)

A former boy genius (George Clooney) and gifted teenager (Britt Robertson) set out on a dangerous mission to unearth the secrets of “Tomorrowland”, an enigmatic location
caught between time and space. (Running time: 130 minutes)

August 19 – Moana (2016)

An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to
become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an actionpacked voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way,
Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity. [ (Running time: 120 minutes)

August 26 – The Great Wall (2016)

When a mercenary warrior (Matt Damon) is imprisoned within the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest wonders of the world. As wave after
wave of marauding beasts besiege the massive structure, his quest for fortune turns into a journey toward heroism as he joins a huge army of elite warriors to confront the
unimaginable and seemingly unstoppable force. (Running time: 120 minutes)

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Kids Movies

Every Saturday at 10:00am @ the American Center Auditorium

August 5 – Charlotte’s Web (2006)

After learning that a young pig’s days are numbered, a literate spider (Julia Roberts) weaves an elaborate plan to save her friend from the butcher’s block. (Running Time: 113 minutes)

August 12 – The Incredibles (2004)

In this lauded Pixar animated film, married superheroes Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) and Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure, and he gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out of control robot. Soon, Mr. Incredible is in trouble, and it’s up to his family to save him. (Running Time: 116 minutes)

August 19 – The Little Mermaid (1989)

In Disney’s beguiling animated romp, rebellious 16 year-old mermaid Ariel (Jodi Benson) is fascinated with life on land. On one of her visits to the surface, which are forbidden by her controlling father, King Triton, she falls for a human prince. Determined to be with her new love, Ariel makes a dangerous deal with the sea witch Ursula (Pat Carroll) to become human for three days. But when plans go awry for the star-crossed lovers, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter. (Running Time: 92 minutes)

August 26 – A Bug’s Life (1998)

Flik (Dave Foley) is an inventive ant who’s always messing things up for his colony. His latest mishap was destroying the food stores that were supposed to be used to pay off grasshopper Hopper (Kevin Spacey). Now the strong-arming insect is demanding that the ants gather double the food or face annihilation. To avert disaster, Flik goes on a journey to recruit fighters to defend the colony. When he meets a band of high-flying circus insects, he thinks he’s found his salvation. (Running Time: 95 minutes)