Movie Matinee: “Meagan Leavey”
09/16/2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Film showing of Meagan Leavey, directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite and starring Kate Mara. Based on the true life story of a young Marine Corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a particularly aggressive dog, Rex, and is given the chance to train him. Over the course of their service, Megan and Rex completed more than 100 missions until an IED explosion injures them, putting their fate in jeopardy.
“Kate Mara delivers one of the best performances of her career in the title role.” – Richard Roeper
“Not only is it a compelling metaphor for a woman finding independence and empowerment, it dramatizes a primal emotional relationship that proves heartbreaking and triumphant.” – Boston Globe
Rated PG-13, 117 minutes. Free showing, popcorn & soda.
Online registration is not available for this event.