We'll be showing A SEPARATION on Friday, August 31.
We'll be showing A SEPARATION on Friday, August 31.

Friday, August 3 at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.Big Miracle (2011) Starring Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, and Ted Danson; Rated PG; 114 minutes; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Set in Cold War-era 1988, Big Miracle tells the true story of a small-town news reporter and a Greenpeace volunteer who enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle.

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

Friday, August 10 at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) Starring Ewan McGregor, Amr Waked, and Emily Blunt; Rated PG-13; 107 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

When Britain’s leading fishing expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheikh’s vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert, he immediately thinks the project is both absurd and unachievable. But when the Prime Minister’s overzealous press secretary latches on to it as a ‘good will’ story, this unlikely team will put it all on the line and embark on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible, possible.

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

Friday, August 17 at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2012) Documentary feature; Rated PG; 81 minutes. In Japanese with English subtitles.

This is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious 3 star Michelin review. At the heart of this story is Jiro’s relationship with his eldest son Yoshikazu, the worthy heir to Jiro’s legacy, who is unable to live up to his full potential in his father’s shadow.

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

Friday, August 24 at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.The Hunger Games (2012) Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth; Rated PG-13; 142 minutes; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

North America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into 12 districts. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. When 16-year-old Katniss’ young sister, Prim, is selected as her district’s female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart Peeta, will be pitted against bigger, stronger representatives who have trained for this their whole lives.

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

Friday, August 31 at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.A Separation (2011) Starring Peyman Moadi, Leila Hatami, and Sareh Bayat; Rated PG-13; 123 minutes; In Persian with English subtitles.

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

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

All films are free and open to the public.

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