Friday, 28 December 2012 00:00
People Like Us, 114 min. PG-13 (2012) Chris Pine stars as Sam, a 20-something salesman whose latest deal collapses on the day he learns that his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, he’s called home to put the estate in order and reconnects with his estranged family. This film was inspired by true events.
At Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, 50 Barry Dr., every Saturday. Different craft offered each Saturday. Certain Saturdays will be holiday themed. General admission $3 adults; $2 ages 5-12 years; plus $3 craft fee. Call 516-571-8010 for more information or visit: www.garviespointmuseum.com
The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of NC, 100 Crescent Beach Rd. Glen Cove. An exhibit of photographs and artifacts honoring Abdol-Hossein Sardari, the Iranian Envoy stationed in Paris who rescued thousands of Jews from the Nazis in parallel fashion to the famous rescue efforts of Oskar Schindler in Poland, will be on display in the center’s museum through December.
The center is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Suggested donation: $10 adults; $5 seniors (65+); $4 students. Docent-led tours are available at no additional charge. Call 571-8040 or go to www.holocaust-nassau.org.
•Open to the public is the center’s permanent exhibit, which uses photographs, artifacts, and video to present the events of the Holocaust and relate them to more recent genocides and acts of intolerance.