Westport Library screening series of recent movies
A series of recently released movies will be screened at the Westport Library on Tuesdays in September and October.
The free screenings will all take place at 2 p.m. in the library’s McManus Room.
The slate of films includes:
Sept. 15: “5 Flights Up,” features Academy Award winners Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton in a movie the library says is “about a happily married couple, Ruth and Alex Carver, who have decided to sell in their sought-after Brooklyn apartment ... (but) they're about to embark on a whirlwind weekend they never imagined.”
Sept. 22: “Woman in Gold,” is the true story of the campaign by one woman, portrayed by Helen Mirren, to reclaim her family’s heritage stolen by the Nazis, including Klimt's famous painting, "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I."
Sept. 29: “The Age of Adaline,” is about “a young woman (who) suffers a freak accident one icy night ... (and) she seems to stop aging completely, a secret she decides to hide from everyone else,” according to library publicity.
Oct. 6: “I'll See You in My Dreams,” features Blythe Danner as a widow who’s settled into her life until events renew her engagement with others.
Oct. 13: “Midnight's Children,” based on Salman Rushdie’s award-winning novel, the film is being screened in honor of the writer, who has been selected to deliver the library’s Malloy Lecture in the Arts.
Oct. 27: “Two Days, One Night” (“Deux Jours, Une Nuit”), tells the story of a young Belgian mother who learns she will be fired so her co-workers can receive pay raises. She has a weekend to convince the majority to give up the extra money so she can keep her job.