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11/20/15 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Annette Bening stars in ‘Being Julia,’ playing Tuesday, November 24 at the library.

COURTESY PHOTO | Annette Bening stars in ‘Being Julia,’ playing Tuesday, November 24 at the library.

The Tuesday, November 24 showing in the Movies at the Library series is a champagne float kind of film. “Being Julia” was made in 2004 and is based on W. Somerset Maugham’s 1937 novel, “Theatre.” It stars Annette Bening in one of her most beguiling parts.

The New York Times said, “‘Being Julia’ may not make much psychological or dramatic sense, but Ms. Bening pretending to be Julia (who is always pretending to be herself) is sensational.” (more…)

09/18/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | "Born Yesterday" will be shown on September 29, the first of Movies at the Library's fall season.

COURTESY PHOTO | “Born Yesterday” will be shown on September 29, the first of Movies at the Library’s fall season.

The fall series of Movies at the Library is an eclectic selection, slightly weighted in favor of the British. One of those is a pure-bred, one is a venture of Hungary, Canada and Britain and the third is set in India from James Ivory and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. (more…)