Weekend Picks

Though you won’t be able to check out and experience the latest addition to Indigenous Film this weekend, you are able to sign-up for the Library’s screening of Three Feathers hosted by the inimitable Richard Van Camp!

Three Feathers

Based on the novel of the same name by Richard Van Camp, ‘Three Feathers’ is set and was filmed in Fort Smith. Flinch, Bryce, and Rupert have been sent by their Elders to live nine months on the land. There, the young men learn to take responsibility for their actions and acquire the humility required to return home.

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Weekend Picks

Maria by Callas

The definitive portrait of one of history’s most extraordinarily talented women. Go beyond Callas, the original diva, and meet Maria, the woman who longed for a normal life. Told through private letters, unpublished memoirs, performances and TV interviews, the film is the first to tell the life story of the legendary Greek-American opera singer completely in her own words with never-before-seen footage.

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Burning

A searing romantic thriller about a young man whose suspicions spin out of control when the free-spirited woman he loves disappears.

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Weekend Picks

Best Indie Films 2018 – Vol. 3

Skate Kitchen

An introverted teen befriends an all-girl skateboarding crew and falls for a mysterious photographer.

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Hearts Beat Loud

A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college.

 

Won’t You Be My Neighbor 

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children’s television host Fred Rogers.

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Weekend Picks

Best Indie Films 2018 – Vol. 2

A Fantastic Woman

Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.
Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems–no matter what the cost.

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Who We Are Now

Recently released from prison, Beth (Julianne Nicholson) is working with her public defender (Jimmy Smits) to get her son back from her sister, who was awarded legal custody while Beth was incarcerated. Soon after, Beth forms an unlikely alliance with Jess (Emma Roberts), an idealistic young protǧ ̌of the public defense team, who decides to take on Beth’s cause whether she likes it or not.

 

Weekend Picks

Best Indie Films 2018 – Vol. 1

The Death of Stalin

When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it’s clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.

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Mandy

The quiet life of devoted couple Red and Mandy takes a dark and bizarre turn when a nightmarish cult and their maniacal leader seek to possess Mandy, body and soul. A shocking assault on the innocent pair leads to a spiraling, surreal, bloody rampage of all out, mind-altering vengeance.

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