Nov. 26 & 27 - All libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving.
New Arrivals - Feature Films
A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer.
A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs, the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii, and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.
Based on true events. Elijah Wood stars as John Malcolm Brinnin, the New York academic who brought Dylan Thomas to America. Celyn Jones plays the volatile celebrity poet, tormented by anonymity, alcohol and the abyss, who scandalized the Manhattan literati of the fifties and challenged Brinnin's hero worship of his work.
"Camp Firewood, 1981. It's the last day of summer camp and everyone is busy. Camp director Beth (Janeane Garofalo) is trying to keep order while falling in love with astrophysicist Henry (David Hyde Pierce). Henry is trying to save the camp from being hit by a piece of SKYLAB hurtling toward Earth. Camp counselor Coop is in love with Katie, who is in love with lifeguard Andy. If that's not enough, there's a waterfall rescue, talking vegetable cans, the misfits, the cool kids ... and more!"--Container.
After journalist Michael Finkel is fired from The New York Times for embellishing a story, he learns that accused murderer Christian Longo has been claiming to be him. Hoping this story will save his career, Finkel begins interviewing Longo in prison. But soon, the men find themselves in an eerie game of cat and mouse in this psychological drama.
Vincent is a young man with Tourette's Syndrome, coming to terms with the death of his mother and life in a behavioral facility. With the help of two unlikely friends and a stolen car, the three embark on a epic road trip that will change their lives forever.
In 1919, an Australian farmer travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons. With insurmountable obstacles he must travel across the battle-scarred Turkish landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
A stunningly shot meditation on love and loss, New York newlyweds peter and Chloe fall into marital crisis while on a research vessel en route to Antarctica. As romantic bliss sours, Chloe takes comfort in the company of the ship's captain, a man who has good reason for setting himself adrift. As they sail towards the end of the Earth, filmmaker Scott Cohen's astonishingly assured, elegantly shot debut passes into troubled, Polanski-indebted waters.
A screenwriter working on a script for a romantic movie, is having a hard time as he ruins every relationship he has. He then meets a girl who captures his heart, only to find out she's already engaged.
"In the mid-1970s, in a sleepy Michigan community, live the Lisbon sisters, five teenagers whose beauty has bewitched a group of neighborhood boys. Isolated by their over-protective parents, they move like fleeting visions against the suburban landscape, luminous and unattainable. But when school hunk Trip Fontaine convinces Lux Lisbon and her sisters to go to the prom, the boys' romantic fantasies threaten to come true - until they are engulfed in a stunning chain of events that will change their lives forever." -- Container.
In 1953 Soviet Russia, secret police agent Leo Demidov loses status, power, and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa, as a traitor. Exiled from Moscow to a grim provincial outpost, Leo and Raisa join forces with General Mikhail Nesterov to track down a serial killer who preys on young boys. Their quest for justice threatens a system-wide cover-up by Leo?s psychopathic rival Vasili, who insists, ?there is no crime in paradise.?
Joe Stern is a struggling musician who gets the boot by the perfect woman. Too bad he didn't realize that when they were together.
Based on the short story by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steven Millhauser, a story of friendship and loyalty set against the backdrop of a modern-day Salem witch trial. Shot on location in Kingston, NY, the film chronicles a group of girls who have slipped out of the world of social media into a mysterious world deep in the woods. The tale begins when Emily Parris exposes a secret society of teenage girls.
A young, hipster entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company's big launch. With his entire life in disarray, he leaves Manhattan to move in with his estranged pregnant sister, brother-in-law and three year-old nephew in the suburbs, only to become their nanny. A comedy about priorities, growing up and beginning again; as an adult.