When it's July ...and when it's Friday... and when it's 7:30 p.m. , where will you be? We hope that you'll be right here at...Darien Library, where we'll begin our July film schedule with When in Rome.
Friday, July 2 at 7:30 p.m. -- WHEN IN ROME (2009) Starring Kristen Bell, Will Arnett, and Jon Heder; Rated PG-13; 93 minutes
Beth Harper is a young, successful real estate agent... but she's completely unlucky in love. However, when the New Yorker travels to Rome to see her newlywed sister, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love. She then finds herself being aggressively pursued bya band of wannabe lovers in this romantic comedy.
Friday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. -- GREEN ZONE (2010) Starring Matt Damon, Brendan Gleeson, and Jason Isaacs; Rated R; 115 minutes
Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller is a rogue U.S. Army officer who must hunt through covert and faulty intelligence hidden on foreign soil before war escalates in an unstable region. He is on the trail of Weapons of Mass Destruction with a foreign correspondent following this mission
Friday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m. -- A SINGLE MAN (2009) Starring Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, and Ginnifer Goodwin; Rated R; 101 minutes
Set in Los Angeles in 1962 at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, this film is the story of Georg Falconer, a 52-year old British college professor who is struggling to find meaning to his life after the death of his long-time partner, Jim. This film is a romantic tale of love interrupted, the isolation that is an inherent part of the human condition, and ultimately, the importance of the seemingly smaller moments in life.
Friday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. -- THE RED BARON (2010) Starring Matthias Schweighofer, Lena Heady, and Joseph Fienes; Rated PG-13; 129 minutes
Europe, 1916. Baron Manfred von Richthofen is, at the age of just 24, the crack pilot of the German aerial combat forces -- a legend in his own time, a hero at home, and a man both feared and respected by the enemy. The provocative red paint job of his Fokker aircraft earns him the nickname "The Red Baron" and makes him famous the world over. For millions of his countrymen, he becomes an idol, a symbol of hope and pride.
Friday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m. -- ONE WEEK (2008) Starring Joshua Jackson, Liane Balaban, and Campbell Scott; Not rated; 94 minutes
When a young man is confronted with his mortality, he takes a cross-country road trip on a vintage motorcycle. ONE WEEK tells the story of Ben Tyler (Joshua Jackson), in his mid-twenties, who flees from the confines of his life - an impending marriage, a job he's not entirely happy with, and a recent diagnosis--in order to attempt to live more fully. What starts off as an ill-defined venture soon morphs into a quest for the West Coast.
All films are free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be served.