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Fall Film Series: The Eagle Huntress
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for outstanding evening films at the Avon Library! All films are free of charge and begin at 6:30 pm.
After the films, a discussion will be led by Bob Kagan, Professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University and the University of Hartford. Snacks to share are encouraged!
No registration, just come in.
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
The Eagle Huntress, 2016 Kick off the fall season with this inspirational documentary that follows a 13-year-old Mongolian girl as she strives to become the first female eagle hunter in her family in over 300 years. A wonderful story with great visuals, this film is both breathtaking and stunning. If you missed it during its brief run in Hartford, see it with us at the library. Rated G, subtitles.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Footnote, 2011 This Israeli comedy/drama focuses on the relationship and rivalry between a father and his son. Both men are academics, in the same field of study, at a university in Jerusalem. When the son’s work and fame surpass the father’s achievements, difficulties arise. This gem of a film was Israel’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards. Rated PG, subtitles.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
The Guard, 2011 What happens when an FBI agent, played by Don Cheadle, travels to Ireland to assist with investigating an international drug ring? Laughs and drama abound! This comedic thriller showcases outstanding performances from both Cheadle and one of Ireland’s top actors, Brendan Gleeson. Rated R, subtitles.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Under the Same Moon, 2007 This heartwarming story tells the tale of a young Mexican boy who travels to America to try to find his mother after his grandmother passes away. As his journey continues, his mother simultaneously begins to search for him. Join us for this crowd-pleaser that puts a personal, human touch on immigration. Rated PG-13, subtitles.