Movies at the Southbury Public Library
Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 P.M.
(Starting the second Wednesday of the month)
KINGSLEY MEETING ROOMS
SURROUND SOUND THEATER
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library
Connecticut Libraries provide the films.
(Infrared Listening System Available)
CC: Closed Captions
JANUARY 2017 MOVIES
January 11th: EDDIE THE EAGLE (2016) 1 HOUR AND 45 MIN. CC
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Taron, Egerton, Christopher Walken, Jo Hartley
Inspired by true events, this is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself. Eddie takes on the establishment and has a historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
January 18th: FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (2016) 1 HOUR AND 50 MINS. CC
Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda
Set in 1940s New York, the film is the true story of the legendary NY heiress and socialite who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer.
January 25th: SVENGALI (1931) 1 HOUR AND 21 MIN. B&W…….NO SUBTITLES
Cast: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Donaold Crisp, Bramwell Fletcher, Carmel Myers, Luis Alberni, Lumsden Hare
Best of several versions of George Du Maurier’s novel Trilby. A malevolent maestro uses telepathic powers to transform a beautiful model into a great singer. This film version helped the word “Svengali” enter the English language with the Webster definition of “a person who attempts to dominate another, usually with evil or selfish intentions”.