Showing in our Community Room October 19.
Showing in our Community Room October 19.

Friday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. -- MONSIEUR LAZHAR (2012) Starring Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx, and Brigitte Poupart; Rated PG-13; 94 minutes. In French with English subtitles.

Monsieur Lazhar tells the poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher. Bachir Lazhar, a 55-year-old Algerian immigrant, offers the school his services as a substitute teacher and is quickly hired. As he helps the children heal, he also learns to accept his own painful past.

Academy Award® Nominee 2012 – Best Foreign Language Film

"How do we get past tragedy? Together." -- Tom Long, Detroit News

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

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