Thursday, August 1 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Knickerbocker Theatre, Main Theatre
86 East 8th Street, Holland, MI 49423-3504
On August 1, a dog will take over the series with “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale” (2009), which is a story of the strong bond between humans and their canine friends. Finding a lost Akita puppy, music professor Parker Wilson decides to keep it despite the reservations of his wife. The dog also wins over Parker’s daughter and her fiancé. Hachi begins to wait every day at the train station for Parker to return from work. When Parker dies suddenly, Hachi continues his daily wait and becomes cared for by the small town where he lives. Based on a true story, the film is rated G and Stars Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and Sarah Roemer.