Category Archives: Film Fest

Summer Film Fest 2013: “Evita” on August 14

EvitaEvita on August 14. Starring: Madonna, Antonio Banderas, and Jonathan Pryce. Directed by Alan Parker, 1996. Rated PG.

Memorable Songs: Another Suitcase, Another Hall, I’d Be Surprisingly Good For You, Santa Evita, A New Argentina

“The powerful tale of Argentina’s controversial and charismatic Eva Peron comes to the big screen in Cinergi Pictures’ powerful film adaptation of the international hit musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. In a tour-de-force performance, Madonna portrays the poor but ambitious Eva Peron who succeeds beyond anyone’s wildest expectations when she marries the rising political figure and future President, Juan Peron. movlic.com

Click here to download a brochure of the 7-part film series.

Registration for each film is required. Please call the library (781-769-0200, x110 or 222) or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Simoni Room. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas. The Film Fests are made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Summer 2013 Film Fest: “Chicago” on August 7 @ 6:30

ChicagoChicago on August 7. Starring: Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, and Queen Latifah.  Directed by Rob Marshall, 2002.

Memorable Songs: When You’re Good to Your Mama, Roxie, Razzle Dazzle, and Mister Cellophane

“Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly – two women with looks that could kill… and so they did. Roxie Hart is an uneducated but street-smart chorus girl who kills her lover. She ends up in prison with fellow convict Velma Kelly who doesn’t want her spotlight stolen. Both are desperate to be center stage in the public eye and to attain the attention of super-lawyer Billy Flynn. Based on the smash hit Broadway musical, this film oozes sex appeal, gin, and smoke – and murder! movlic.com

Click here to download a brochure of the 7-part film series.

Registration for each film is required. Please call the library (781-769-0200, x110 or 222) or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Simoni Room. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas. The Film Fests are made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Summer 2013 Film Fest: “Rent” on July 31

RentRent on July 31. Starring Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs,  Wilson Jermaine Heredia, and Jesse L. Martin.  Directed by Chris Columbus, 2005.  Rated PG-13.

Memorable Songs: Rent, Light One Candle, Another Day, and Without You

“The revolutionary Broadway musical comes to the big screen. A ragtag group of bohemians is struggling with AIDS, poverty, drugs, illness, and just trying to pay the rent in the 525,600 minutes that make up a year. As the title song says, they are “measuring their lives in love.” movlic.com

Click here to download a brochure of the 7-part film series.

Registration for each film is required. Please call the library (781-769-0200, x110 or 222) or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Simoni Room. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas. The Film Fests are made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Summer 2013 Film Fest: “Dreamgirls” on July 24

DreamgirlsDreamgirls on July 24. Starring Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, and Eddie Murphy. Directed by Bill Condon, 2006.  Rated PG-13.

Memorable Songs: When I First Saw You, Dreamgirls, I Am Changing, and Love You I Do

“Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, a trio of black female soul singers goes from just a group with talent to being a crossover hit on the pop charts in the early ’60s. The friendship of the three girls from Chicago is put to the test when they are faced with the pressures of money, fame, and adulation. Features the Grammy winning song “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.” movlic.com

Click here to download a brochure of the 7-part film series.

Registration for each film is required. Please call the library (781-769-0200 x 222) or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas. The Film Fests are made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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