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After Hours Film Society - Downers Grove

Established in 1989, The After Hours Film Society screens foreign, classic and specialty films at the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove, each presentation followed by a lecture or group discussion led by educators and film professionals. Meeting at the beautifully restored Tivoli (Built in 1928) on the second and fourth Monday of the month (except May and December - second Monday only). Admission is $5.00 for AHFS Members, $9.00 non-members. AHFS Membership details - Click Here. Complimentary coffee and cookies after the film. Live pre-film entertainment on a 1924 Wurlitzer theatre organ.

Meetup at 7:00 - Seated at 7:15 - Showtime 7:30. Purchase your ticket, get your popcorn and Twizzlers, and meet in the theater lobby near the little counter where they sell wine & beer. Look for a guy with a Meetup sign. PLEASE BE ON TIME!

Don't rush off after the film. Organized discussion of the film in the theatre follows coffee and cookies in the lobby.

June 9th :  JOE

FromRotten Tomatoes movie review site: A gripping mix of friendship, violence and redemption erupts in the contemporary South in this adaptation of Larry Brown's novel, celebrated at once for its grit and its deeply moving core. Directed by David Gordon Green, JOE film brings Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage back to his indie roots in the title role as the hard-living, hot-tempered, ex-con Joe Ransom, who is just trying to dodge his instincts for trouble - until he meets a hard-luck kid, (MUD's Tye Sheridan) who awakens in him a fierce and tender-hearted protector.

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  • Jodey S.

    If anyone is planning to go to the next film on June 23 on Vivian Maier you may want to visit this exhibit of her photos at College of Dupage that starts June 17--

    2 · June 14, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member


    June 14, 2014

  • Virginia K.

    The discussion was great. A lot of people had interesting comments to make. The speaker, however, was very difficult to hear and understand. Many of the people made comments without waiting for the microphone, which made them impossible to hear. Verbal instructions should be given about using the microphone. Nicholas Cage was ok, but he will never be great.

    June 10, 2014

  • Jim P Z

    AHFS - Always a movie you won't be seeing at the local multiplex. Often, shall we say, challenging. Fans of Nic Cage might be interested in a humorous site dedicated to the decades of his career when he took almost any script:

    1 · June 10, 2014

    • vicki e.

      Guess you gotta start somehow but embarrassing, no?

      June 12, 2014

  • Sue V.

    Sorry that I can't make it tonight, but don't feel well.
    Hopefully the next time for the Tivoli.

    June 9, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can't make it tonight. Maybe next time......

    June 9, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Not going to be able to make in time. Will have to try for another one on a weekend.

    June 8, 2014

  • Dov R.

    I would enjoy this but working in Iowa for next 10 days.

    June 3, 2014

  • Barb S.


    June 2, 2014

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