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New Providence Library Announces Upcoming Events

The League of Women Votersfor Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit


invites the public to a program with Lange Schermerhorn,
a retired career Foreign Service Officer.Ms. Schermerhorn was US Ambassador to Djibouti from 1998 - late 2000.Her principal topic will be her recent experiences as an Election Observer in Eritrea and Kenya, with particular focus on women voters.  There will be a Q/A session after her talk. Free and open to all.
Monday, September 10th at 7:30 p.m.in the Conti Family Community Room
 
Preventing Falls, a Program by SAGE Eldercare
Thursday, September 13, 9:30am – 11:00am
Most falls can be prevented. One third of adults 65 or older fall each year.Learn how to modify your lifestyle and home environmentto reduce your chances of a fall.Presented by SAGE Eldercare. Light refreshments will be served.This program will be held at the New Providence Library, in the Conti Family Community Room. Free and open to all.
 
NEW PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
SEPTEMBER 2012 MOVIES
 A SEPARATION  (2011)  International Film Festival - Daytime Film Thursday afternoon, September 6, 2 pm,   Rated - PG-13,     123min.,    2011
Set in contemporary Iran, A SEPARATION is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage.  Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh.  Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father.  Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader.  When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state.  However, when he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes that there is more on the line than just his marriage.  The film stars Peyman Moaadi, Leila Hatami and Sareh Bayat.  In Persian with English subtitles.
 Movie: WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING (2012)
Tuesday, September 11, 9:30am & 2pm,  Rated - PG-13,   113min.,   2012
Over the moon about starting a family, TV fitness guru Jules and dance show star Evan find that their high-octane celebrity lives don't stand a chance against the surprise demands of pregnancy.  Baby crazy author and advocate Wendy gets a taste of her own militant mommy advice when pregnancy hormones ravage her body; while Wendy's husband, Gary, struggles not to be outdone by his competitive alpha-Dad, who's expecting twins with his much younger trophy wife, Skyler.  Photographer Holly is prepared to travel the globe to adopt a child, but her husband Alex isn't so sure, and tries to quiet his panic by attending a "dudes" support group, where new fathers get to tell it like it really is.  And rival food truck chefs Rosie and Marco's surprise hook-up results in an unexpected quandary: what to do when your first child comes before your first date?  The film stars Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Jennifer Lopez, Brooklyn Decker, Dennis Quaid and Joe Manganiello.
 A SEPARATION (2011)  International Film Festival Evening Film
Tuesday, September 11, 6:30 pm, Rated - PG-13, 123min.
Set in contemporary Iran, A SEPARATION is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage.  Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh.  Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father.  Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader.  When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state.  However, when he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes that there is more on the line than just his marriage.  The film stars Peyman Moaadi, Leila Hatami and Sareh Bayat.  In Persian with English subtitles.
 
Movie: SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (2012)
Tuesday, September 18, 9:30am & 2pm, Rated - PG-13,  27 min.
In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.  The film stars Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron.
 
Movie: THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (2012)
Tuesday, September 25, 9:30am & 2pm, Rated - PG-13, 124 min.
The film follows a group of British retirees who decide to "outsource" their retirement to less expensive and seemingly exotic India.   Enticed by advertisements for the newly restored Marigold Hotel and bolstered with visions of a life of leisure, they arrive to find the palace a shell of its former self.  Though the new environment is less luxurious than imagined, they are forever transformed by their shared experiences, discovering that life and love can begin again when you let go of the past.  The film stars Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson and Dev Patel.
 
Movie: FACING WINDOWS (2003) International Film Festival Evening Flm
Tuesday, September 25, 7pm, Rated - R for language and some sexuality, 106 min.
Giovanna is a bookkeeper in a company that packs chickens.  She is married to a man who has a precarious job.  Overburdened and stuck in a graying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for a Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home.  The old man, obsessed with the memories of some things that happened in the long past autumn of 1943, has lost his memory and finds refuge in Giovanna.  As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her and falls in love with him.  In Italian with English subtitles.
 

For more information check the Library's website, www.newprovidencelibrary.org.

 

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