Our Friday Films Series is in full swing and more popular than ever! Here's a list of our remaining films for this series:
Rated PG-13; 102 minutes; (2007)
After an arranged marriage, a young woman leaves her family in Bangladesh to live with her new husband in London. When she finds that life is not at all what she expected, she begins an affair that forces her to take control of her own life. Set against a backdrop of escalating racial tension, Brick Lane is a contemporary love story.
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell
Rated PG-13; 110 minutes;(2008)
A vibrant beauty and celebrity of her time, the extraordinary 18th-century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, was reviled for her extravagant political and personal lives. Stuck in an unhappy marriage, she fell in love with a young politician and the affair caused a bitter conflict with her husband and threatened to erupt into a scandal.
Encounters at the End of the World
Rated G; 99 minutes; (2008)
Director Werner Herzog becomes the first director to film on all seven continents as he takes his camera to the Antarctic community of McMurdo Station, where a hearty crew of eleven hundred people spends the austral summer. This group of researchers, scientists, and assorted adventurers shows us life at the bottom of the world, as we see that we are not as invincible or as dominant as we like to believe.
Friday Film Vote!
There are so many great new films from which to choose that we want you to have a chance to be heard! Twice during our weekly series, you’ll have the opportunity to vote for your favorite of three new films. Voters will be directed to the Darien Library website, where they will be able to read about the choices, watch film trailers, and vote for their selection. The films to be voted upon will be announced at least two weeks prior to showing.
Please join us!
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).