Movie night at Il Caffé, a charming Italian restaurant on a pedestrian road behind the Peón Contreras theater. Have dinner on your own at 6 to enjoy a free movie, aimed at English-speaking audiences, at 7.
This week’s pick:
Anybody who appreciates indie films surely is familiar with Gus Van Sant and his body of work, which includes such classics as My Own Private Idaho, Milk, Good Will Hunting,
and Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
. His latest work, the comedy-drama Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (2018)
, tells the story of slacker and budding alcoholic John Callahan, who almost loses his life in a tragic accident and is condemned to live the rest of his life in a wheelchair. But when he reluctantly enters treatment he discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop a national following and grant him a new lease on life. Based on a true story. Starring Joaquin Phoenix as Callahan, with Rooney Mara, Jonah Hill, and Jack Black. See the IMDb listing.