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Apr. 2018

A powerful documentary that reflects the paralyzing effects of fear after loss and unthinkable violence in the lives of different women. Miriam is arrested at her workplace and is accused, without proof, or “people trafficking.” Adela works as a clown in a traveling circus. Ten years ago, her life was transformed when her daughter Monica went missing. Through their voices, we experience their feelings of loss and pain, but also love, dignity and resistance. Shown with English subtitles. Mexico, 2016,…

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Alejandra is a young housewife raising two boys with husband, Angel, in a small city. Her brother works as a nurse in a local hospital. Their provincial lives are upset with the arrival of mysterious Veronica who convinces them that inside an isolated cabin in the woods dwells something not of this world that could be the answer to all of their problems. Shown with English subtitles. Mexico, 2016, 98 min. Mature audiences only. Free and open to the public.

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Teresa’s return home after many years’ of estrangement from her family to announce her engagement coincides with a catastrophe in her family’s poultry business. The two events set off a chain reaction that will either unite or destroy her fractious clan. Long at war with her authoritarian father, Teresa puts her coming out on hold to help him save his company while Teresa’s mother, sister and brother all have secrets of their own. The stage is set for an explosion…

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Nico is a famous actor in Argentina, but in New York, no one notices. After giving up a successful career in his home country for a chance to make it in the Big Apple, he needs to juggle bartending, babysitting and odd jobs to keep himself afloat. When old friends from Buenos Aires come to visit, he needs to juggle the image of his old life with the reality of the struggling actor in New York City. Shown with English…

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This beautiful and sensitive autobiographical account of a summer in a young girl’s life after the death of her mother was the recipient of 28 international film awards, including six for best film. After her mother’s death, six-year-old Frida is sent to live with her uncle’s family in the countryside, but she struggles to forget her mother and adapt to her new life. Shown with English subtitles. Spain, 2017, 97 min. Mature audiences only. Free and open to the public.

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Inspired by actual events, this teenage thriller is a unique social commentary on dreams, class, and unfulfilled expectations in contemporary Chile. Three teenage girls from a Santiago shanty town concoct a plan to climb buildings and rob expensive apartments to get all the neat “stuff” they’ve seen on TV and in department stores. When word spreads, they become known as the notorious “spider thieves.” Shown with English subtitles. Chile, 2017, 94 min. Mature audiences only. Free and open to the…

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May. 2018

Thursday Afternoon @ the Movies

May. 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Featuring Marshall. A young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career defining cases. Starring Chadwick Boseman and Kate Hudson. Rated PG-13. Refreshments served.

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Monday Morning Matinee

May. 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Movie: Quest for Camelot. Based on the book by Vera Chapman. The story of a young girl in Arthurian England who longs for adventure. Rated G.This film series is designed for persons with cognitive disabilities but anyone may attend. Refreshments served. Free.

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Midweek Matinee: The Greatest Showman

May. 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kimberly Public Library,
515 W. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly, WI 54136 United States
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Join us for a relaxing afternoon at the movies! April’s feature is The Greatest Showman. Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.  Rated PG

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Monday Morning Matinee

May. 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Appleton Public Library,
225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54911

Movie: Hercules. Taken from the gods as a newborn and adopted on Earth, Hercules is just an awkward pillar of strength trying to fit in. What he wants most is to impress his father Zeus. When Hercules discovers Hades’s sinister plot to take over Mount Olympus, he goes from zero to hero and, with the help of his pals Pegasus and Phil, learns that real strength comes from the heart! A Disney Modern Classic. Rated G. This film series is…

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