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Films

From Books to Film Series: The Dinner

Rated R (2017) 120 minutes

Directed by Oren Moverman
Starring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, Chloë Sevigny

Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound in the Library's newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium.

A dark psychological thriller about a fierce showdown between two couples during the course of an ornately prepared meal at a fancy restaurant. 

Based on the novel by Herman Koch.

Free and open to all.

From Books to Film Series: The Shack

Rated PG-13 (2016) 132 minutes

Directed by Stuart Hazeldine
Starring: Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw, Aviv Alush, Radha Mitchell

Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound in the Library's newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium.

A grieving man experiences a divine intervention while visiting a nearby shack.

Adapted from the novel by William P. Young.

Free and open to all.

The Scales Of Justice Film Lecture Series: Anatomy of a Murder

Not Rated (1959) 160 minutes Black & White 

Directed by Otto Preminger. 
Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, George C. Scott, Eve Arden.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to great courtroom dramas.

A small-town lawyer (James Stewart) defends an army lieutenant (Ben Gazzara) accused of murdering a bartender. The defendant claims that he killed the man because he raped his wife (Lee Remick).

The Scales Of Justice Film Lecture Series: Witness for the Prosecution

Not Rated (1957) 116 minutes Black & White 

Directed by Billy Wilder. 
Starring: Charles Laughton, Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Elsa Lanchester, Una O'Connor.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to great courtroom dramas.

A British barrister (Charles Laughton) takes on the case of a young inventor (Tyrone Power) who is accused of murdering a wealthy widow. His wife (Marlene Dietrich) can provide his only alibi... but she is called as a witness by the prosecution.

Valentine's Day Film Lecture: Sabrina

Not Rated (1954) 113 minutes Black & White 

Directed by Billy Wilder. 
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, William Holden.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his classic film lecture programs, this one a romance just in time for Valentine's Day.

Two brothers from a wealthy family--one (Holden) a playboy, the other (Bogart) a serious "all business" type--pursue the lovely young daughter (Hepburn) of their chauffeur. Who will she end up with?

From Books to Film Series: The Zookeeper's Wife

Rated PG-13 (2017) 124 minutes

Directed by Niki Caro
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Daniel Brühl, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Iddo Goldberg

Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound in the Library's newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium.

A married couple who work as zoo caretakers help save Jews from the Holocaust.

Adapted from the novel by Diane Ackerman.

Free and open to all.

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