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Film Screening: The Red Turtle

Through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, The Red Turtle recounts the milestones in the life of a human being.
2017 Nomination for Best Animated Feature Film

Saturday May 20th

1-3 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-the-red-turtle-tickets-34089406332

Film Screening – The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

Join the East Hampton Library and the Hamptons International Film Festival for a screening of the film, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg, directed by Aviva Kempner.
More than ten years in the making, Aviva Kempner’s lively and nostalgic documentary about baseball legend Hank Greenberg is as timely as a Mark McGwire or Sammy Sosa home run. Almost eighty years ago, as Hitler invaded Europe, Hank  Greenberg, the strapping Detroit Tigers first baseman, challenged Babe Ruth’s record by by hitting 58 home runs in a season.  “I came to feel that if I, as a Jew, hit a home run, I was hitting against Hitler,” wrote Greenberg, who succeeded despite being the focus of intense anti-Semitism throughout his career.  Greenberg was a hero and role model to many, and Kempner’s lovingly crafted and brilliantly researched film combines rare archival footage with interviews of family members and fans including Walter Matthau, Alan Dershowitz, Bob Feller, Ralph Kiner, and Ira Berkow.

Sat May 13th

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

at The East Hampton Library

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-the-life-and-times-of-hank-greenberg-tickets-33096627905

Film Screening “La La Land”

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

Stars
Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone
Winner of 6 Academy Awards

Sat
4/29
1-3 PM

call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, or register at The Adult Reference Desk, or at Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-la-la-land-tickets-33410893883

Film Screening “Rebel Rossa,” followed by Q/A with director Williams Cole

Join the East Hampton Library for a screening of “Rebel Rossa,” directed by Williams Cole.  A Q/A with film director Williams Cole will follow after the film.

Sat
April 22nd
2:30-5 PM

register at the Adult Reference Desk, or call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or register at Eventbrite
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Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa was one of the most controversial figures in Irish history.  A committed Republican, he created the concept of bombing campaigns against England in the 1800’s.  His funeral in 1915 lit the fuse to revolution resulting in the rebellion of Easter 1916.  Today he is still revered in Republican circles.  Banished as an exile to the United States he continued to relentlessly campaign for Irish independence becoming an influential figure in Irish America.   One hundred years after his death his great grandsons investigate Rossa’s legacy and their relationship to their infamous relative.  Directed by Williams Rossa Cole, this journey explores Irish American identity as descendents of one of the most notorious and revered figures in Irish history.  Filmed in the centenary year of O’Donovan Rossa’s death, the grandsons find themselves not only observers of their relative’s commemorations, but actual participants. With original music composed by James Fearnley of the Pogues.

Williams Rossa Cole (Producer, Director) Williams Cole has been producing, directing and editing documentary film for over 15 years.  Feature-length credits include Sundance Film Festival premieres like Finding Fela! (2014), 99% – The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film (2013), the HBO feature Gun Fight (produced with Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple) and the documentary Giuliani Time.  He just completed producing a film about the poet WS Merwin that aired on PBS and is co-directing a film about the legendary publisher Barney Rosset (www.barneyswall.com).  Recently he filmed in places like Lebanon, Senegal, India, Thailand and Chile for the Rockefeller Foundation’s Dz100 Resilient Citiesdz initiative and has produced and directed over 60 short documentary profiles of authors for Open Road Integrated Media.  He was a Fulbright Scholar at the London School of Economics and a founder of the Brooklyn Rail (www.brooklynrail.org).

Movie – White Christmas

Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty (Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (Vera-Ellen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys’ commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what’s the foursome to do but plan a yuletide miracle: a fun-filled musical extravaganza that’s sure to put Waverly and his business in the black!

Fri, December 16, 2016

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

To register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/movie-white-christmas-tickets-28743711214

Film Screening – The Lobster

In a dystopian society, single people must find a mate within 45 days or be transformed into an animal of their choice.

9/20

5-7 PM

To register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-the-lobster-tickets-26487925097

Film Screening – A Hologram for the King

A beautiful doctor (Sarita Choudhury) and a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) help an American businessman (Tom Hanks) who’s trying to close the deal of a lifetime in Saudi Arabia.

To register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-a-hologram-for-the-king-tickets-26487678359

Film Screening – Even Though the World is Burning

The East Hampton Library, in partnership with The Merwin  Conservancy will be screening Even Though the Whole World is Burning, an 82 minute feature documentary directed by Stefan Schaefer about the life and work of environmental activist, Poet  Laureate and two-time Pulitzer winner, W.S. Merwin. This special screening, discussion, and reception is arranged courtesy of The  Merwin Conservancy, a Maui, Hawaii based nonprofit dedicated to preserving the living legacy of W.S. Merwin, his writing, his home, and his stunning palm forest.

7/29

4-7 PM

To register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-even-though-the-world-is-burning-tickets-26249362550

Movie Screening – Suffragette

Movie Screening – Suffragette

In early 20th-century Britain, the growing suffragette movement forever changes the life of working wife and mother Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan). Galvanized by political activist Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep), Watts joins a diverse group of women who fight for equality and the right to vote. Faced with increasing police action, Maud and her dedicated suffragettes must play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse, risking their jobs, homes,  family and lives for a just cause.
STARRING: CAREY MULLIGAN, MERYL STREEP, HELENA BONHAM CARTER

To register Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:
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