September 30th 7:00 p.m.

Mad Tiger
Mad Tiger
Japan, 82 min.
It follows the relationship of two Japanese men, Yellow and Red, who have been best friends, band mates and business partners touring the United States in a performance-ar punk band called Peelander-Z for the last fifteen years. When Red decides to quit the group, their relationship is tested by life beyond the band.
The monthly series of foreign and independent films is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Films are not rated by the MPAA and are intended for a mature audience. Admission is free, popcorn is served, and a discussion follows the screening.


October 28th, 7:00 p.m.

Automatic Hate
Automatic Hate
USA, 97 min.
When Davis Green's alluring young cousin Alexis appears on his doorstep one night, he discovers that a side of his family has been kept secret from him. Against his father’s wishes, Davis travels to rural, upstate New York to meet his other cousins. While wrestling with a taboo attraction to one another, he and Alexis attempt to reunite their families, uncovering the reasons behind a long-standing rift and the shocking secret that tore their fathers apart. Together, their discoveries force them to confront the temptation to keep their familial grudge going rather than end it.
The monthly series of foreign and independent films is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Films are not rated by the MPAA and are intended for a mature audience. Admission is free, popcorn is served, and a discussion follows the screening.


November 25th, 7:00 p.m.

Schneider vs. Bax
Schneider vs. Bax
Netherlands, 96 min.
Schneider, a hitman, gets a call from Mertens on the morning of his birthday. He has a last-minute assignment for Schneider who refuses the request because it is his birthday. Mertens insists that it is an important matter. When they meet in Mertens' office, Schneider is told that the target is Ramon Bax, a writer. He lives alone in a secluded place. "It's an easy job. With a little luck you're back home before noon." Schneider accepts the assignment. What was promised to be a simple hit turns out to be more than expected.
The monthly series of foreign and independent films is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Films are not rated by the MPAA and are intended for a mature audience. Admission is free, popcorn is served, and a discussion follows the screening.


December 30th, 7:00 p.m.

My Love, Don't Cross That River
My Love, Don't Cross That River
South Korea, 86 min.
A blockbuster in its native Korea, where it would go on to become the country’s most successful film of all time, MY LOVE, DON’T CROSS THAT RIVER presents an unforgettable story of true love that transcends both generations and cultures. “100-year old lovebirds,” Jo Byeong-man and Kang Kye-yeol, have been inseparable companions for 76 years. Observing this fragile couple for 15 months, director Moyoung Jin acts as a fly-on-the-wall, capturing the tender moments of their twilight days - as the two face the inevitable reality that their time together will soon be approaching an end.
The monthly series of foreign and independent films is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Films are not rated by the MPAA and are intended for a mature audience. Admission is free, popcorn is served, and a discussion follows the screening.


January 27th, 7:00 p.m.

Men Go To Battle
Men Go To Battle
USA, 90 min.
An instant-classic Western” (The New Yorker), director Zachary Treitz brings contemporary indie filmmaking sensibilities to this Civil War dramedy. Most Americans predict that the Civil War will end by Christmas, but bumbling brothers Henry and Francis Mellon couldn't care less. Bracing for another winter on their struggling farm in rural Kentucky, the brothers have become suffocatingly close. Francis' practical jokes become more and more aggressive and Henry is one his last never. After humiliating himself in front of the daughter (SPRING BREAKER’s Rachel Korine) of the town's preeminent family, Henry disappears in the night. Months later, Francis learns that Henry has joined the Union army, and the two are left to find out separately what the approaching war will bring.
The monthly series of foreign and independent films is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Films are not rated by the MPAA and are intended for a mature audience. Admission is free, popcorn is served, and a discussion follows the screening.