Virginia Highlands Community College announces its March lineup. Show times are Monday and Tuesday evenings at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Abingdon Cinemall, Abingdon, Virginia. Admission is free for all students and staff members of VHCC, Emory & Henry College, King University, East Tennessee State University and Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, including participants in the College of Older Adults who purchase an Arts Array pass. Community admission is $7.75. VHCCâ€™s partnering sponsors for the Arts Array Film Series include the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, King University and Emory & Henry College.
â€œAll the Money in the Worldâ€ is shown March 12 and 13. Following the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III, his desperate mother Gail tries to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her sonâ€™s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her sonâ€™s life in the balance, Gail and Gettyâ€™s advisor become unlikely allies in the race against time to find and save Getty III. Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg and Christopher Plummer.
â€œLady Birdâ€ is on screen March 19 and 20. This coming-of-age tale set in 2002 Sacramento centers on Christine McPherson (Saoirse Ronan), an eccentric teenager who prefers to go by the name â€œLady Bird.â€ Over the course of her senior year of high school, Lady Bird deals with the pangs of first love and clashes with her mother (Laurie Metcalf) over her plans for the future. Written and directed by Greta Gerwig, who loosely based the story on her own life. Tracy Letts, Timothee Chalamet and Lucas Hedges co-star.
â€œDarkest Hourâ€ is shown March 26 and 27. This historical drama from director Joe Wright focuses on the trials of Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) soon after he becomes prime minister of the U.K. in 1940. With Nazi armies rolling through Europe, Churchill must figure out how to rally the nation to action while many of his contemporaries advocate peace talks with Hitler. Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup and Ben Mendelsohn co-star. Directed by Joe Wright.