Wednesday Movies

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

MAY 2017 MOVIES

 

 May 10th:       FENCES (2016) 2 HOURS AND 18 MIN. CC

Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Mckinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo

During the 1950’s Troy Maxson struggles against racism and tries to preserve his feelings of pride in himself.

 

May 17th:       HIDDEN FIGURES (2016) 2 HOURS AND 7 MIN. CC

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge

An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA’s African-American women mathematicians to America’s space program

 

May 24th:       A MAN CALLED OVE (2015) 1 HOUR AND 56 MIN. – FOREIGN WITH SUBTITLES

Cast: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg, Ida Engvoll, Chatarina Larsson

Ove is a cranky but quietly heroic protagonist who suffers from a heart condition and is forced into early retirement at the age of 59. His overwhelming grief for his late wife and lack of purpose festers into picking arguments with people.

 

May 31st:       SCARLET STREET (1945) 1 HOUR AND 43 MIN. NO SUBTITLES (vhs)

Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea

Based on the novel and play La Chienne by Georges de la Fouchardiére. A timid and unassuming middle-aged bookkeeper is pulled into a world of crime and deception by a seductive woman and her manipulative boyfriend.

 

 THIS PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.