Now Playing: News of the World

This week, News of the World  is playing at Sipe Center! Universal Pictures is proud to present Tom Hanks starring in News of the World.  Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a widower and veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe.

In the plains of Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna (Helena Zengel, System Crasher), a 10-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier and raised as one of their own. Johanna, hostile to a world she’s never experienced, is being returned to her biological aunt and uncle against her will.

Kidd agrees to deliver the child where the law says she belongs. As they travel hundreds of miles into the unforgiving wilderness, the two will face tremendous challenges of both human and natural forces as they search for a place that either can call home.

Tickets are $5 and will be on sale at the Sipe Center Box Office.  The Box Office is open from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. You have several chances to see News of the World:

  • Thursday, May 27: 6:30 p.m. (B-Free showing)
  • Friday, May 28: 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 30: 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

For Thursday’s B-Free showing, Bridgewater residents may present a B-Rec card to receive a free ticket. Non-residents may purchase tickets for $5. Be sure to bring an updated B-Rec card to receive your free ticket—B-Free tickets must be obtained in person! B-Rec cards can be obtained at Bridgewater Community Center, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Renewals can be done online or by calling B-Connected at (540) 908-4212.

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