Friday Night Feature - '42'

We will screen 42 on July 26.
We will screen 42 on July 26.

Friday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. 42 (2013) Starring Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, and Alan Tudyk; Rated PG-13; 128 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Jackie Robinson's story is told in this biopic from writer/director Brian Helgeland. Robinson paved a new road for minorities by being the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball since the racial barrier was put in place in the late 1800s.

"A stirring, straightforward and ultimately soaring portrayal of Robinson's historic entry into Major League Baseball in 1947." -- Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

For more information, please watch the film's trailer. Check out our Friday Night Features in July.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).

Friday Night Feature - 'Terms and Conditions May Apply'

We will screen TERMS AND CONDITIONS MAY APPLY Friday, September 27.
We will screen TERMS AND CONDITIONS MAY APPLY Friday, September 27.

Friday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013) Documentary Feature; Not Rated; 79 minutes.

A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.

"It presents a terrifying reality -- the future is now! -- where all of the things we consider to be personal and private in our lives are easily accessible to anyone anywhere with a few clicks of a keyboard." -- Peter Howell, Toronto Star

For more information, please watch the film's trailer. Check out what else we're screening in September.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).

Friday Night Feature - 'Admission'

We will screen ADMISSION in our Community Room Friday, January 3rd.
We will screen ADMISSION in our Community Room Friday, January 3rd.

Friday, January 3 at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. - Admission (2013) Starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd; Rated PG-13; 107 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption.

"You'll be glad you enrolled." - Stephen Witty, Newark Star-Ledger

For more information, please watch the film's trailer. Check out what else we're screening in January.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).

Friday Night Feature - 'The Sapphires'

We will screen THE SAPPHIRES October 18 in our Community Room.
We will screen THE SAPPHIRES October 18 in our Community Room.

Friday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.The Sapphires (2012) Starring Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, and Jessica Mauboy; Rated PG-13; 99 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Inspired by a true story, director Wayne Blair's debut feature The Sapphires follows four Aboriginal Australian girls as they are transformed into a soulful singing group by a kindhearted musician, and later travel to Vietnam to entertain battle-weary U.S. troops. Cynthia, Gail, Julie, and Kay are four singers with lots of passion, but precious little talent. Recognizing something special in the way the girls perform, soulful talent scout Dave offers to shape them into a Motown-inspired soul group and get them out on the road. But when their first gig turns out to be on the front lines of Vietnam -- where death has become part of the daily routine -- the ambitious young singers realize they've got their work cut out for them.

"The harmonies they strike in this reality-inspired charmer are sweetly sublime." -- Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post

"It's pure joy." -- Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic

For more information, please watch the film's trailer. Check out what else we're screening in October.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).

Wednesday Matinee - 'Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School'

Screening in our Community Room Wednesday, August 21st at 1:30 p.m.
Screening in our Community Room Wednesday, August 21st at 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 21 at 1:30 p.m. - Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School (2005) Starring John Goodman, Robert Carlyle, and Marisa Tomei; Rated PG-13; 103 minutes; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Robert Carlyle is Frank Keane, a baker by trade but now a man consumed by his wife's death. When fate intervenes, he pulls over to help a stranger in a car wreck, a man near death who urgently discloses a planned reunion, a meeting with a lost childhood love at a school for ballroom dance. So simply one man's dream becomes another man's destiny.

"Ballroom bliss! An extraordinary story. Rich and colorful." - Rex Reed, New York Observer

For more information, please watch the film's trailer.

 

Wednesday Matinee - 'The Prestige'

Screening in our Community Room Wednesday, November 20 at 1:30 p.m.
Screening in our Community Room Wednesday, November 20 at 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 20 at 1:30 p.m. - The Prestige (2006) Starring Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, and Michael Caine; Rated PG-13; 130 minutes; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

From the time they first met as young magicians on the rise, Robert Angier and Alfred Borden were competitors. However, their friendly competition evolves into a bitter rivalry making them fierce enemies-for-life and consequently jeopardizing the lives of everyone around them. This film explores the darker side of magic where fantasy and reality become inextricably entwined and illusion prevails.

"The Prestige is wonderfully engrossing, darkly mysterious and entertaining from start to finish." -- Claudia Puig, USA Today

For more information, please watch the film's trailer.

Friday Night Feature - 'The Company You Keep'

We will screen THE COMPANY YOU KEEP September 20.
We will screen THE COMPANY YOU KEEP September 20.

Friday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.The Company You Keep (2013) Starring Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte, and Chris Cooper; Rated R; 121 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Shepard knows the significance of the national news story he has exposed and, for a journalist, this is an opportunity of a lifetime. Hell-bent on making a name for himself, he is willing to stop at nothing to capitalize on it. He digs deep into Grant's past. Despite warnings from his editor and threats from the FBI, Shepard relentlessly tracks Grant across the country.

"This film, with its prickly characters and complicated plot, rips along with continuous tension and power." -- David Denby, New Yorker

For more information, please watch the film's trailer. Check out what else we're screening in September.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).

Friday Night Feature - 'Happy'

We will screen HAPPY Friday, July 19.
We will screen HAPPY Friday, July 19.

Friday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. - Happy (2011) Documentary Feature; Not rated; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired; 78 minutes.

Does money make you happy? Kids and family? Your work? Do you live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? Are we in the midst of a happiness revolution? This film sets out to answer these questions and more. Taking us from the bayous of Louisiana to the deserts of Namibia, from the beaches of Brazil to the villages of Okinawa, Happy explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.

"A pleasant if lightweight plea for folks to quit the rat race and stop and smell the roses." -- Dennis Harvey, Variety

For more information, please watch the film's trailer.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).

Friday Night Feature - 'A Place at the Table'

We will screen A PLACE AT THE TABLE August 23.
We will screen A PLACE AT THE TABLE August 23.

Friday, August 23 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. A Place at the Table (2012) Documentary Feature; Rated PG; 84 minutes.

50 million people in the U.S.—one in four children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from, despite our having the means to provide nutritious, affordable food for all Americans. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine this issue through the lens of three people who are struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford.

"A Place at the Table is advocacy journalism at its best, lining up its facts, illustrating the widespread problem with a few trenchant and compelling cases, and offering solutions." -- Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer

For more information, please watch the film's trailer. Check out our Friday Night Features in August.

Friday Night Feature - 'Mary and Martha'

We will screen MARY AND MARTHA November 22.
We will screen MARY AND MARTHA November 22.

Friday, November 22 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. - Mary and Martha (2013) Starring Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethyn, and James Woods; Rated PG; 95 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

After traumatic events engulf their families, two women forge a unique bond to help them deal with their grief and fight for the eradication of malaria.

"Mary and Martha is a moving return to intimate form for HBO." -- Brian Lowry, Variety

For more information, please watch the film's trailer. Check out what else we're screening in November.

Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).

 

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