Three short (40 minute) documentary films will be screened at Standley Lake Library in April and May. Don’t miss the chance to see films that are not currently in the JCPL collection and to participate in a discussion led by Dr. Vincent Piturro, film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver, Indie Prof on Facebook.
All films will show at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Standley Lake Library meeting room
Strangers No More (http://www.strangersnomoremovie.com/ )
At Bialik-Rogozin School in Tel Aviv, children from 48 countries study, recover from their past and build new lives together.
Directed by Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
Oscar winner, 2011 – Best Documentary, Short Subjects
Sun Come Up (http://www.suncomeup.com/film/Home.html )
Environment refugees from Carteret Island in the South Pacific must find a new home as the ocean rises.
Directed by Jennifer Redfearn
Oscar nominee, 2011 – Best Documentary, Short Subjects
Saving Face (http://savingfacefilm.com/ )
Women attacked by acid in Pakistan try to rebuild their lives, and a plastic surgeon returns to his native country to rebuild their faces.
Directed by Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Oscar winner, 2012 – Best Documentary, Short Subjects
We’re also thinking about starting a film group at Standley Lake Library. It would work like a book group – the group would decide which films to watch, watch the films on their own time, and come to film group to discuss it. If this interests you, please contact Susannah ([email protected] ) by email or at the Standley Lake Information Desk.