Enjoy these great movies from around the world in the Central Library Auditorium. See the dates and times below.
October 25 at 6:30 pm
City of God. Brazil, 2003. Based on a true story, a young man uses his photography to document and thus escape the crime of his Rio de Janeiro neighborhood. Rated R. “One of the best films you’ll ever see” -Roger Ebert.
Best Foreign Film: New York Film Critics & Chicago Film Critics.
November 1 at 6:30 pm
Open Your Eyes. Spain. 1999. After a car accident, a handsome playboy is left questioning his life, his memories, and even his very existence. Rated R.
“Intriguing, a treat for the eyes” -San Francisco Chronicle.
“A terrific psychological thriller” -Washington Post.
November 8 at 6:30 pm
Life is Beautiful. Italy. 1998. In a World War II concentration camp, a man is able to protect his young son by convincing him that the war all around them is just a game. Rated PG-13.
“Powerful and extremely emotional” -Roger Ebert.
Academy Award Winner: Best Foreign Film & Best Actor.
November 15 at 7 pm
Swimming Pool. France. 2003. Seeking inspiration and solitude at her publisher’s French villa, a mystery writer is unexpectedly confronted with the publisher’s free-spirited daughter, which sparks her imagination for a new novel. Rated R.
“Two thumbs way up” -Ebert & Roeper.
“Clever and exceedingly well acted” -Detroit Free Press.