Foreign Film Series: Italian for Beginners Tuesday, March 15 6:00 PM
A young minister is temporarily assigned to a church whose suspended pastor drove parishioners away; he stays at a hotel where he meets Jørgen, who's alone approaching middle age. Jørgen's friend Finn, a temperamental restaurant manager, may be about to be fired. Finn's assistant is Giulia, a lovely young Italian who prays for a husband. Olympia, a clumsy bakery clerk, has an ornery father; Karen, a hairdresser, has a mother who is very ill. The paths of these six characters cross at church, in the restaurant, at the hotel, and at an Italian class at the local adult school. No registration required. We’ll provide popcorn, bring your own beverage. For more information call the Help Desk: (920)793-7114.
Foreign Film Series: Seraphine, Tuesday, January 18 6:00 PM. In 1914, Wilhelm Uhde, a famous German art collector, rents an apartment in the town of Senlis, forty kilometers away from Paris, in order to write and to take a rest from the hectic life he has been living in the capital. The cleaning lady is a rather rough-and-ready forty-year-old woman who is the laughing stock of others. One day, Wilhelm who has been invited by his landlady, notices a small painting lying about in her living room. He is stunned to learn that the artist is no other than the cleaning lady, Séraphine. No registration required. We’ll provide popcorn, bring your own beverage. For more information call the Help Desk: (920)793-7114.
Based on the real-life social experiments conducted in Sweden during the 1950s, a research institute sets out to modernize the home kitchen by observing a handful of rural Norwegian bachelors. In the small town of Landstad, middle-aged Isak is one such research subject who regrets ever agreeing to participate in the study. Nevertheless, he is observed by Folke, and the two develop a strange friendship until the observer becomes sick.No registration required.We’ll provide the popcorn, bring your own beverage.This program is open to adults 18 years of age and older.For more information call the Reference Desk at (920)793-7114.
Come watch Transformers I & II on our big screen. Pizza & Trivia between movies. These movies are PG13, teens under the age of 13 must have a parent bring them to the movie to approve participation—no exceptions will be made. No registration required
A nameless warrior arrives at an emperor's palace with three weapons, each belonging to a famous assassin who had sworn to kill the emperor. As the nameless man spins out his story--and the emperor presents his own interpretation of what might really have happened--each episode is drenched in red, blue, white. The result is stunning, a dazzling action movie with an emotional richness that deepens with every step. 2004 Directed by Yimou Zhang
No registration required. We’ll provide popcorn, bring your own beverage. This program is open to adults 18 years of age and older. Discussion to follow the movie. For more information call the Reference Desk at (920)793-7114.