We will screen ARGO in our Community Room February 22.
We will screen ARGO in our Community Room February 22.

Friday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.Declaration of War (2011) Starring Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm and César Desseix; Not Rated; 100 minutes; In French with English subtitles.

This exuberant and deeply moving film follows a new couple, Romeo and Juliette, who must face the ultimate test when they discover their newborn child is very ill. Gathering their friends and family together, they confront this ordeal together as a form of warfare. Donzelli infuses the story with unexpected verve using a host of cinematic techniques, music and heartbreaking performances that results in a film about a contemporary couple who surprises even themselves with their ability to fight not only for the life of their child but for each other.

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

Friday, February 8 at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.Searching for Sugar Man (2012) Documentary Feature; Rated PG-13; 86 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Academy Award Nominee, Best Documentary Feature
This is the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest ‘70s rock icon who never was. Discovered in a Detroit bar in the late '60s by two celebrated producers struck by his soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics, they recorded an album which they believed would secure his reputation as the greatest recording artist of his generation. In fact, the album bombed and the singer disappeared into obscurity amid rumors of a gruesome on-stage suicide. But a bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and, over the next two decades, he became a phenomenon. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero.

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

Friday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) Starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller; Rated PG-13; 103 minutes; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

A funny and touching coming-of-age story based on the beloved best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up. This is a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope—and the unforgettable friends that help us through life.

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

Friday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.Argo (2012) Starring Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, and Bryan Cranston; Rated PG-13; 120 minutes; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez creates a fake Hollywood film production in order to rescue a group of American diplomats who have sought refuge at the home of a Canadian ambassador. Inspired by actual events.

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).