The Central Library and Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood branch libraries will be closed on Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The Best Movies in the World: A Film Series

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What happens when a top filmmaker creates the finest movie of their career? They make one of the best movies in the world.

 

The world’s best movies tell stories that are exciting, comical, touching, and fresh. Join us for five breathtaking films by great directors from France, Germany, Italy, and Japan at 7 p.m.

 

On Thursday, January 17, watch M (1931), directed by Fritz Lang. When a police hunt for a serial child killer disrupts all criminal activity in Berlin, the criminal underworld starts hunting the killer, too.

 

On Thursday, January 24, enjoy The Rules of the Game (1939), directed by Jean Renoir. Members of the French upper class, their guests, and their servants look for romance during a weekend at a country château.

 

On Saturday, January 26, see Seven Samurai (1954), directed by Akira Kurosawa. A master samurai assembles a team of warriors to help protect a frightened farming village from attacks by bandits.

 

On Thursday, January 31, sit back for Jules and Jim (1962), directed by Francois Truffaut. Two men fall in love with the same woman, and although she marries one of them, she’s unwilling to stop loving them both.

 

On Thursday, February 7, come for (1963), directed by Federico Fellini. A filmmaker struggling to finish a big film retreats into recollections and fantasies about his past and present loves.

 

Films are in French, German, Italian, and Japanese with English subtitles.

 

This event is free and open to all. Drop in for a fun time.

Event Details

Program Time: 
07:00pm - 08:45pm
Room Reservation: 
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Category: 
Event Location: 
Name of Organization: 
Warwick Public Library
Contact Name: 
Wil Gregersen
Contact Phone Number: 
(401) 739-5440, x9758
Contact Email: 
wilgregersen@gmail.com
Confirmed: 
Confirmed