Q Night at the Movies features Witness 09/14

Posted on Sep 9, 2019

Q Night at the Movies presents the 1985's Wtiness starring Lukas Haas, Kelly McGillis and Harrison Ford. This crime thriller was nominated for eight Academy Awards. Before the movie, get swing-dancing with Frankie Manning and hear from the writer of the Bourne films, Tony Gilroy. After the feature, there's interviews with some of today's top Hollywood stars followed by Alicia Keys in concert. It all starts at 7 p.m. Saturday on KLRU Q.

Frankie Manning: Never Stop Swinging at 7 p.m. Archival footage of dancer Frankie Manning includes scenes from his birthday parties and a duet with his 76-year-old son.

On Story at 7:30 p.m. Writer and director Tony Gilroy discusses his career and what is needed to make a living as a writer.

Feature Film Witness at 8 p.m. After witnessing a brutal murder, young Amish boy Samuel (Lukas Haas) and his mother Rachel (Kelly McGillis) seek protection from police officer John Book (Harrison Ford). When Book uncovers evidence of police corruption involving narcotics lieutenant James McFee (Danny Glover), Book must take Rachel and Samuel, and flee to the Amish countryside where Rachel grew up. There, immersed in Amish culture and tradition, Book and Rachel begin a cautious romance.

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors at 9:55 p.m. & 10:25 p.m. Film stars discuss their work; host Ramin Setoodeh.

Alicia Keys — Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special at 10:55 p.m. Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Alicia Keys performs in various locations around New York, including the Circle Line harbor tour, the Unisphere in Queens and Harlem's Apollo Theater.