‘Aladdin,’ ‘Toy Story 4’ among 15 films to screen during Friday Night Filmworks

<p>The University Program Board (UPB) has released its movie lineup for the fall 2019 semester. Films will be shown at 9 p.m. on Fridays. <strong>University Program Board, Photo Provided.&nbsp;</strong></p>

The University Program Board (UPB) has released its movie lineup for the fall 2019 semester. Films will be shown at 9 p.m. on Fridays. University Program Board, Photo Provided. 

Ball State students can enjoy a night of popcorn, snacks and a movie with University Program Board’s (UPB) Friday Night Filmworks fall 2019 schedule. 

All movie showings are free for students. Guests are permitted as long as they are 16 or older, accompanied by a Ball State student and pay $1. Doors will open at 8:15 p.m. and screenings will begin at 9 p.m. 

On Aug. 23, Friday Night Filmworks will be held in the North Quad during Quad Bash. On Sept. 6, the movie will be shown in AJ 175. All other showings will be held in Pruis Hall. 

“Avengers: Endgame” 

Aug. 23

After Thanos completed his goal of wiping out 50 percent of Earth’s population in “Avengers: Infinity War,” the remaining Avengers must overcome their differences and band together once more to try to bring back their loved ones and defeat Thanos once and for all. 

“Aladdin” 

Aug. 30

“Aladdin” brings the fictional Arabian city of Agrabah to life in this live-action remake of the 1992 Disney film. Aladdin meets and falls in love with Princess Jasmine, but before they can live happily ever after, Aladdin must overcome Jafar, a deceptive sorcerer, and his struggle to be true to himself.

“Rocketman”

Sept. 6

Elton John’s journey to becoming an award-winning musician is told in the biographical musical “Rocketman.” Actor Taron Egerton portrays Elton John as he battles loneliness, addiction and abuse throughout his musical career. 

“Secret Life of Pets 2”

Sept. 13

In this sequel to the 2016 film, “The Secret Life of Pets,” Max the Jack Russell terrier is having a hard time adjusting to his new life now that his owner Katie is married and has a son. Max’s nervousness worsens when his family decides to take a trip to the countryside. 

“Toy Story 4”

Sept. 20

Nine years after “Toy Story 3” was released, Woody and the rest of the toys return to the big screen in “Toy Story 4.” When his new owner Bonnie brings Woody and Forky, a handmade toy fashioned from a spork, along on her family road trip, Woody’s adventure begins as he reunites with an old friend. 

“Men in Black: International”

Sept. 27

Actors Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson partner up again for another science-fiction action movie as they star in “Men in Black: International.” Hemsworth, who plays Agent H, and Thompson, who plays Agent M, work together to save not only Earth from aliens who take on human form but also the Men in Black agency where it seems there’s a traitor among them. 

“Yesterday”

Oct. 4

Singer-songwriter Jack Malik is struggling to get his career off the ground when a global blackout causes everyone to forget about the 1960s English rock band The Beatles. Taking the chance to find fame, Malik begins performing songs by The Beatles, claiming the songs as his own. 

“The Lion King”

Oct. 11

In this live-action remake of the 1994 Disney film of the same name, Simba must take back his right to rule Pride Rock after his uncle Scar steals the throne away from him. 

“Hobbs and Shaw”

Oct. 18

Enemies in the “Furious 7” movie, Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw unite to fight against Brixton Lore, an anarchist with advanced cybernetic implants threatening to release a virus harmful to humanity. 

“Spider-Man: Far From Home”

Oct. 25

In this sequel to “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” Peter Parker and his classmates embark on a summer vacation across Europe. After the events of "Avengers: Endgame" leave Peter as the only superhero available, Peter has to decide whether or not he’ll step up to protect his friends and the rest of the world.  

“Child’s Play”

Nov. 11

Rebooting the “Child’s Play” franchise, this horror film retells the story of Andy Barclay, who receives a doll named Chucky that is not as innocent as it seems. 

“Blinded by the Light”

Nov. 8

British teenager Javed learns to express himself in this comedy-drama film set in the 1980s after one of his classmates introduces him to Bruce Springsteen’s music. 

“Good Boys”

Nov. 15

After losing his dad’s drone while spying on a teenage couple to learn how to kiss, 12-year-old Max makes bad decision after bad decision as he and his friends Thor and Lucas try to get the drone back. 

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Nov. 22

Set in Los Angeles in 1969, actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” in which former TV star Rick Dalton and his stunt double Cliff Booth try navigating a film industry they don’t recognized anymore. 

Audience Choice

Dec. 6

This film has not been announced yet. UPB will send out a survey for students to vote on what movie they want shown during the last Friday Night Filmwork of the semester. 

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