Wednesday Movies

Movies at the Southbury Public Library

Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 P.M.

(Starting the second Wednesday of the month)




Sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library

Connecticut Libraries provide the films.

(Infrared Listening System Available)

CC: Closed Captions


September  2015 MOVIES

Sept. 9th:      LONGEST RIDE (2015)  2 HOURS AND 8 MIN. CC

Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks
Cast:  Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Jack Huston, Oona Chaplin, Alan Alda, Lolita Davidovich

The story is about the star-crossed love affair between  Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to  make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City’s art world.

Sept. 16th;     DELI  MAN (2014)      1 HOUR AND 31 MIN. CC

Documentary featuring Ziggy Gruber, Larry King, Jerry Stiller, Freddie Roman, Fyvush Finkel, Alan Dershowitz

A look at the world of the delicatessan; the creation of Jewish immigrants as a way of preserving ethnic culinary traditions in the New World.  Profiles Ziggy Gruber, co-ower of Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessan Restaurant in Houston and third-generation deli man, as well as other well know New York deli owners and aficionados in the U.S. and Canada.

Sept. 23rd:    THE LETTER  (1940)  1 HOUR AND 35 MIN. CC

Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham
Cast: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort, Gale Sondergaad

Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman’s reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend.

Sept. 30th:    MADAME BUTTERFLY (1995) 2 HOURS AND 9 MIN. CC

From the opera by Giacomo Puccini; libretto by Guiseppe Giacosa & luigi Illica           

An American naval officer falls in love with a Japanese geisha girl know as Butterfly and marries her, with no intention of ever taking her home to America.