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Reel Conversation: Ladies in Lavender

Ladies in Lavender movie posterSaturday, April 19th at 1:00 the Community Room

Together we will watch the film and then share in a discussion led by Brooks Appelbaum and Dennis Bell. Please join us. Judi Dench and Maggie Smith will certainly give us something to talk about! This film is rated PG-13.

Documentary Film: Paper Clips

Paper Clips movie posterWednesday, April 9th at 3:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Paper Clips is a documentary about students in Tennessee who try to collect six million paper clips to represent the 6 million killed in the Holocaust. You will never look at a paper clip the same way again. We are screening this film in honor of Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Month. This film is rated G and has a running time of 84 minutes.

Legendary Locals

Sunday, April 13th at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room

photograph of a young girl and a dogCalling all those who know and love Wallingford! Come and share your family photographs, personal stories, and local legends at this community gathering celebrating your hometown. Local resident Tarn Granucci will be gathering the information for an Arcadia publishing project entitled Legendary Locals of Wallingford. All participants will have a chance to win prizes from local merchants and restaurants. The dvd Wallingford in the 1930s will be shown at the conclusion of the program and copies will be available for purchase. Everyone is welcome however, seating is limited.

Film & Discussion: Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name DVD artworkWednesday, April 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle is a film and discussion series of Emmy-nominated documentaries illustrating the history of civil rights in the United States. This month's program features excepts from Slavery by Another Name followed by discussion with local scholar Richard S. Stewart. Mr. Stewart has taught U.S. History at Choate Rosemary Hall since 1972.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and registration is not required. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: American Hustle

American Hustle movie posterFriday, April 4th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent named Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. Rated R.

Anime Night: Gurren Lagann

Thursday, April 3rd, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Do you love anime and manga? This is where you need to be. Featured anime is Gurren Lagann. Travel to the future where the inhabitants of Earth are forced to live underground. Japanese treats always served. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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