Virginia Highlands Community College’s fall Arts Array Film Series begins. Show times are Monday and Tuesday evenings at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Abingdon Cinemall. Admission is free for all students and staff members of Virginia Highlands Community College, 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.
“The Biggest Little Farm” is on screen Oct. 1. A documentarian and his wife attempt to establish a unique farm outside Los Angeles while facing wildfires, pests and predators. Stars Molly Chester and John Chester.
“Support the Girls” is shown Oct. 7 & 8. Double Whammies isn’t just a sports bar with fried food and barely dressed waitresses; it is the baby of eternally optimistic general manager Lisa whose unflappable positivity is put to the test on one particularly grueling day. Stars Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson, Shayna McHayle, Brooklyn Decker and Jana Kramer.
“The Edge of Seventeen” is on screen Oct. 14 & 15. A narcissistic, edgy teen falls into a downward spiral when her best friend starts dating her brother. Stars Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick, Haley Lu Richardson and Blake Jenner.
“The Birdcage” is shown Oct. 21 & 22. A couple pretend to be straight in order to impress the conservative man who is the father of their son’s fiancée. Stars Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest and Dan Futterman.
“Beast” is on screen Oct. 28 & 29. A young woman quickly falls for a charming stranger who is suspected of several local murders. Stars Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James, Charley Palmer Rothwell and Hattie Gotobed.