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Desert Foothills Library Independent Film Festival 2015

Fridays 10:30am - 12:00pm 


Free popcorn and soft drinks! Exceptional selections from film festivals around the world.  No registration. 

The Line-up:


July 10:  Ida - 82 min. (PG-13) Subtitles
A young nun discovers she is Jewish. Sophisticated treat­ment of cross-generational Holocaust trauma.

Oscar winner.


July 17:  Life Itself - 120 min. (R)

The life of Roger Ebert. A warm & poignant look at the best known film critic in the world. For anyone interested in a life well lived, flaws and all.


July 24:  A Most Wanted Man - 122 min. (R)

Last performance by Philip Seymour Hoffman. A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg & gets caught up in the international war on terror.


July 31:  Lunch Box - 104 min. (PG)

Delivery of lunch boxes to homes & businesses is a seri­ous job in India. A young woman & an older man meet through written notes in the boxes.


Aug 7:  Frank - 95 min. (R)  

A quirky musician spends all of his time encased in a large paper mache mask. He explores the thin line be­tween genius & insanity.


Aug 14:  Leviathan - 140 min. (R) Subtitles

A Russian leader transforms the nation for the worse. Focuses on a small coastal town & the ways in which the powerful destroy the not-powerful.


Aug 21:  Snowpiercer - 126 min. (R)

Both wickedly funny & genuinely thought-provoking. A failed climate change experiment provides some of the best & weirdest genre visuals of the year.


August 28:  Finding Vivian Maier – 83 min. (NR)

Discovered after her death, a nanny’s unknown collection of 100,000 street photos earned her the title of the Secret Shooter.





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Our Book Club meets at the Library at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of every month





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