Friday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. - HEARTBREAKER (2010) Starring Romain Durisand Vanessa Paradis; Not rated; 105 minutes (In French, with English subtitles)
Alex is a romantic for hire. If your daughter or sister or friend is falling for the wrong man, Alex will get her to fall for him, watch her dump the loser, and then break her heart by walking away. She'll be sad but wiser and lucky to have avoided a bad relationship. It's a highly profitable business with one rule: don't fall in love. When Alex is hired to woo Juliette, he breaks her heart, and his own rule.
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Friday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. - SKIN (2008) Sophie Okonedo, Sam Neill, and Alice Krige
Despite being born to Afrikaner parents, Sandra faces prejudice from her community due to her dark skin and African features. Torn between her family and the man she loves, Sandra must overcome the racial intolerance of her society in this uplifting true story.
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Friday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. -- TRUE GRIT (2010) Starring Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin, and Matt Damon; Rated PG-13; 110 minutes
Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.
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Friday, June 24 at 2 p.m. -- THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU (2010) Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, and Shohreh Aghdashloo; Rated PG-13; 99 minutes
Ambitious politician David is pursuing Elise – the only woman he has ever loved across, under and through the streets of modern day New York. David learns that he is up against the agents of Fate itself – the men of the Adjustment Bureau – who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together. In the face of overwhelming odds, he must either let her go and accept a predetermined path or risk everything to defy Fate and be with her.
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All films are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen’s).