August 6, 2018 – THE 15:17 TO PARIS
In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on a European train bound for Paris. The attempt was prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends' lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack. Throughout the harrowing ordeal, their friendship never wavers, making it their greatest weapon and allowing them to save the lives of the more than 500 passengers on board. The three heroes, Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, and Alek Skarlatos play themselves. Directed by Clint Eastwood – 2018 – Color – 1hr 34min – PG-13.
August 13, 2018 – THE FOREIGNER
The story of humble London businessman Quan (Jackie Chan), whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when his teenage daughter is taken from him in a senseless act of terrorism. In his relentless search for the identity of the terrorists, Quan is forced into a cat-and-mouse conflict with a Irish government official (Pierce Brosnan), whose own past may hold clues to the identities of the elusive killers - 2017 – Color – 1hr 53min – R.
August 20, 2018 – LAST CHANCE HARVEY
In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine (Dustin Hoffman), misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate (Emma Thompson), a British government worker stuck in an endless cycle of work, phone calls from her mother, and blind dates. A connection forms between the unhappy pair – 2008 – Color – 1hr 33min – PG-13.
August 27, 2018 – HANOVER STREET
In this WWII romance, Harrison Ford is cast as David Halloran, an American bomber pilot stationed in London. During an air raid, Halloran meets and falls in love with beautiful Briton Margaret Sellinger (Lesley-Anne Down). Margaret is married and David mistakenly, of course, hopes that this will not be a problem. Also starring Christopher Plummer and Alec McCowen – 1979 – Color – 1hr 49min – PG.
Bloomfield Public Library 90 Broad Street Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003
All films start at 12:15 PM in the barrier-free Library Theatre.
Admission is free and all are welcome.