Saturday Night Virtual Film Discussion

If you enjoy exploring a variety of film genres and documentaries and looking for great conversation, join us on Saturdays at 6 pm!  All the films are available through the library's Kanopy subscription.

Due to the content and mature themes, these films are for an adult audience.

For October and November, we will be discussing the following films.  Please register in order to get the Zoom link for the film discussion.

Date

Film

Link and Description

10-24
Maidentrip-A Teen's Solo Voyage Around the  World  

(2013)   81 minutes     Documentary

Fourteen-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. Along the way, she is part of a year-long battle with Dutch authorities.

10-31
Edie  

(2017)   102 minutes     Drama

Following the death of her husband, Edie (Sheila Hancock) breaks free from years of his control and rebels against her daughter's wish for her to move into assisted living by embarking on an adventure she and her father had always longed for: a trip to the Scottish Highlands to climb the world famous Mt. Suilven. Along the way, she hires a guide, Jonny (Kevin Guthrie). Despite the generational differences, Jonny encourages Edie to fulfill her dream.

11-7
Loving Vincent     NOT Loving Vincent:  The Impossible Dream  

(2017)   95 minutes     Drama

In the first fully painted feature film, 2018 Oscar-nominated LOVING VINCENT tells the story of the mysterious and tragic death of the world's most famous artist, Vincent van Gogh. Featuring the voices of Saoirse Ronan and Chris O'Dowd.

11-14
Bicycle Thieves  

(1948)   90 minutes     Drama

Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award-winning BICYCLE THIEVES, directed by Vittorio De Sica, defined an era in cinema. In poverty-stricken postwar Rome, a man is on his first day of a new job that offers hope of salvation for his desperate family when his bicycle, which he needs for work, is stolen.

11-21
Magician:  The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles  

(2014)   92 minutes     Documentary

A documentary examining the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. Featuring interviews with other legendary directors such as Steven Spielberg, Peter Bogdanovich, William Friedkin, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater.

11-28
Old Goats  

(2010)   95 minutes     Comedy

Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Cinequest Film Festival, OLD GOATS is the hilarious and heartfelt story of a trio of spirited senior citizens who "refuse to go quietly into that good night." Britt, Bob, and Dave say what they please and don't hold anything back on their quest to make the most of their sunset years.

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