23 May Film
We love movies at Delray Beach Public Library, and regularly screen mainstream, indie, and foreign films for enrichment and discussion, or just plain fun. For the upcoming schedule on our own “silver screen”. All screenings are free. Please register by phone, in person, or online @ www.delraylibrary.org/registration/
We are celebrating Women in Translation with a special film screening: Nowhere in Africa
(Rated: R for occasional nudity and sexual situations ; Runtime: 2 hr 21 min; In German and Swahili with English subtitles)
This film tells the extraordinary tale of a Jewish family who flees the Nazi regime in 1938 Germany for a remote farm in Kenya. The film won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2002. Based on the autobiographical novel by Stefanie Zweig originally published in German in 1995.
1 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Summer Saturday Cinema Small Films that Start Big Conversations . . . Join us for our free summer film and discussion series. Nora McDevitt, an award-winning filmmaker, screenwriter and producer, will lead a discussion on the films after the screening. Come for the film, stay for the conversation. Popcorn and air conditioning included.
Film: Akeelah and the Bee
A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. (Rated PG ; 1 hr 52 mins)
2 pm, Saturday, July 13, 2019
Film: Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the “Ya-Yas”, her mother’s girlhood friends. (Rated PG-13 ; 1 hr 56 mins)
2 pm, Saturday, August 17, 2019
All screenings are free; please register by phone, in person, or online at www.delraylibrary.org/registration/