To view the Catalog menu, you must enable Javascript in your browser.

Friends Friday Films


2013-2014 brochure
Click here to view the 2013-2014 brochure
Friends Friday Films logo

Friends Friday Films

Room 237

Room 237

ROOM 237 (2012)
With Bill Blakemore, Geoffrey Cocks, Juli Kearns. It's revenge of the film nerds as this film explores the numerous theories of hidden meanings Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining (1980). Ranging from the slaughter of Native Americans to the Holocaust, to faking the moon landing, this is a conspiracy theorist's paradise as all these threads and others are explored. 102 min.

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, April 25, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty

ZERO DARK THIRTY (2012)
With Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain. Edgar Ramirez, James Gandolfini. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Chastain leads the ten-year hunt for Osama bin Laden. Done by the team that made the riveting Iraq War film, The Hurt Locker. Contains scenes of torture that may disturb viewers and that led to much controversy about the film. 156 min. Rated R

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, May 02, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

Seconds

Seconds

SECONDS (1966)
With Rock Hudson, Salome Jens, Will Geer, John Randolph, Murray Hamilton. Directed by John Frankenheimer. Reissued provocative film about trading in your old life for a new one and starting again. And imagine coming back as Rock Hudson! A daring concept. 106 min. Rated R

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, May 09, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

Before Midnight

Before Midnight

BEFORE MIDNIGHT (2013)
With Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy. Directed by Richard Linklater. The highly acclaimed third installment after Before Sunrise (1995) and Before Sunset (2004) that finds the pair still together and with grown children. They started at 23 and now are 41 with whole new sets of issues. A movie for love-stricken cinephiles. 108 min. Rated R

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, May 16, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

Renoir

Renoir

RENOIR (FRANCE 2012)
With Michel Bouquet, Christa Theret, Vincent Rottiers. Directed by Gilles Bourdos. Visually sumptuous film about the last days of Pierre-August Renoir and his struggles to continue painting and reconcile with his wounded son Jean, home from World War I. In French with English subtitles. 113 min. RATED R

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, May 30, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

Kon Tiki

Kon Tiki

KON TIKI ( NORWAY-2012)
With Pal Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen. Directed by Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg. Dramatic retelling of the 1947 raft voyage by Thor Heyerdahl trying to prove that the Polynesian Islands settlers originated in South America rather than Asia. Solid entertainment In Norwegian with English subtitles. 119 MIN.

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, June 06, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

The Queen of Versailles

The Queen of Versailles

THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES (2012)
With David Siegel, Jackie Siegel. Directed by Lauren Greenfield. Rags to riches millionaires Jackie and David owners of Westgate Resorts time shares, build a 90,000 square foot Florida mansion inspired by Versailles. Then comes the housing bust and it's back to rags again. Almost. A thoroughly fascinating and funny/sad documentary look at two over the top practitioners of the American Dream. You won't believe your eyes; let alone your ears. 100 min.

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, June 13, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

Mud

Mud

MUD (2013)
With Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Sam Shepard, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland. Directed by Jeff Nichols. A coming-of-age story, taking place down in the delta where innocence and experience, the past and the future, all run together like dirt and water. A film about two boys exploring the Mississippi who encounter desperado McConaughey in this landmark film that resonates with many classic earlier films. Has an eye for natural beauty and a sure sense of character and place. Also has cussin' & fightin'. 130 min.

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, June 20, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library

A Late Quartet

A Late Quartet

A LATE QUARTET (2012)
With Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken, Katherine Keener, Mark Ivanir, Madhur Jaffrey. Directed by Yaron Zilberman. A string quartet that's been together 25 years finds their existence threatened when a member is diagnosed with the onset of Parkinson's disease. Brilliant performances all around in a thoughtful effort. 105 min. Rated R

Admission to the Friends Friday Films is free
This series is made available by your membership contributions
Show time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.

Friday, June 27, 2014
8:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library