Join assistant library director and movie buff, Mykal Banta, for a film and discussion series featuring four landmark women’s films with women in lead roles. Free admission.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 2 pm: Mildred Pierce (1945) Runtime: 111 mins., Rated: NR
A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter. Starring: Joan Crawford.
Next month and beyond:
Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 2 pm: Thelma and Louise (1991) Runtime: 130 mins., Rated: R
Two best friends set out on an adventure, but it soon turns into a terrifying run from the police as they try to avoid capture for crimes they committed. Starring: Susan Sarandon and Gina Davis.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 2 pm: Certain Women (2016) Runtime: 107 mins., Rated: R
The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing trail. Starring: Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and Laura Dern.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 2 pm: The Piano (1993) Runtime: 121 mins., Rated: R
A mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local plantation worker. Starring: Holly Hunter.