We'll be screening THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL September 21.
We'll be screening THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL September 21.

Friday, September 7 at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.Darling Companion (2012) Starring Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline; Rated PG-13; 103 minutes; Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

After Beth saves a bedraggled lost dog from the side of the freeway on a wintry day in Denver, she forms a special bond with the animal. When her self-involved husband Joseph loses the dog after their daughter's wedding at their vacation home in the Rockies, Beth, distraught and angry with Joseph, enlists the help of the few remaining guests and a mysterious woman in a frantic search.

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

Friday, September 14 at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.Footnote (2012) Starring Shlomo Bar-Aba, Lior Ashkenazi, Aliza Rosen, Yuval Scharf, and Alma Zack; Rated PG; 103 minutes. In Hebrew with English subtitles.

This film tells the story of a great rivalry between a father and son, both eccentric professors in the Talmud department of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The son has an addictive dependency on the embrace and accolades that the establishment provides, while his father is a stubborn purist with a fear and profound revulsion for what the establishment stands for, yet beneath his contempt lies a desperate thirst for some kind of recognition. The Israel Prize, Israel's most prestigious national award, is the jewel that brings these two to a final, bitter confrontation.

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

Friday, September 21 at 6:30 and 8:45 p.m.The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012) Starring Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, and Tom Wilkinson; Rated PG-13; 124 minutes. Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

For a disparate group of English pensioners, retirement takes an unconventional turn when they abandon their homeland, enticed by advertisements for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a seemingly luxurious sanctuary for “the elderly and beautiful” in Jaipur, India. On arrival, they discover that the hotel falls somewhat short of the romantic idyll promised in the brochure, but they are gradually won over by the ever-optimistic young manager Sonny, and tentatively embark on a new adventure, finding that life can begin again when you let go of the past.

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

Friday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.Romantics Anonymous (2010) Starring Benoît Poelvoorde, Isabelle Carré and Lorella Cravotta; Not Rated; 80 minutes; In French with English subtitles.

Jean-Rene is the boss of a chocolate factory and Angelique is a talented chocolate maker. They are both emotionally-challenged people. Drawn together through a shared passion for chocolate, Jean-Rene and Angelique fall in love, but neither is able to express how they feel. Sadly, their crippling shyness is driving them apart. But eventually, they manage to overcome their lack of self-confidence, and risk baring their true feelings.

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).