If you’ve seen our most recent newsletter, you may have noticed that we have a new discussion group for films! The format is much the same as a book club – you can watch the movie sometime during the course of the month, and then come to discuss it at the library with other film lovers.
All the movies that we select for the film club are available to be streamed with Kanopy, which is a streaming video service that you can access with your library card. It can be accessed through the Kanopy web site, or by an app on your mobile device or smart TV. In addition, we have DVDs of the movies available to be checked out, and they can be found on the holds shelf near the Circulation Desk at the front of the library.
Our first film this past month was Alfred Hitchcock’s classic Dial M for Murder, and for October we will be viewing and discussing another classic film, the appropriately spooky Night of the Living Dead which is widely credited with establishing the template for modern zombie movies. In November, we’ll be watching the award-winning movie Columbus, about a woman from a small Indiana town and a visitor from the other side of the world who find respite in one another and the architecture that surrounds them. For our final meeting of the year in December, we’ll watch and discuss Taika Waititi’s endearing comedy Hunt for the Wilderpeople.
If you need help using Kanopy, they have a support page to help you get started. You can also stop by the Reference desk, call us at (330) 499-4712 x 311 or email email@example.com.
Thursday, October 20, 6 pm – 7 pm: Night of the Living Dead
Thursday, November 17, 6 pm -7 pm: Columbus
Thursday, December 17, 6 pm – 7 pm: Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Finally, if you have suggestions for films you might like to see or discuss in the future, please leave them in the comments below.
Place a request for these films in our catalog: (the others are on the way!)
Blog Post by Mike Souza, Adult and Teen Services Librarian
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