Check out this month's film screenings at SBPL

Film Spotlight

The Library offers a variety of films throughout the year, appealing to a wide range of tastes and interests.

Feature Films

New releases and blockbusters are shown twice a month. 

Red Joan movie

Red Joan

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2019, R, 101 minutes
Wednesday, Nov 6th at 6:30 p.m.

Joan Stanley is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information, including details on the building of the atomic bomb, to the Soviet government for decades. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs.

The Farewell movie

The Farewell

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2018, PG, 98 minutes
Wednesday, Dec. 4th at 6:30 p.m.

Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding. As Billi navigates a minefield of family expectations and proprieties, she finds there's a lot to celebrate.

World Cinema

The library offers a variety of films from across the globe in its original language with English subtitles. 

The Third Wife movie

The Third Wife (Vietnam)

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2019, R, 96 minutes
Wednesday, Nov. 13th at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 17th at 2 p.m

In 19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon, she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. Faced with forbidden love and its devastating consequences, May finally comes to an understanding of the brutal truth.

Wild Rose movie

Wild Rose (UK)

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2019, R, 84 minutes
Wednesday, Dec. 11th at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 15th at 2 p.m

Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma, and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville. Forced to take responsibility, Rose-Lynn gets a cleaning job, only to find an unlikely champion in the middle-class lady of the house.