Summit Library Offers Foreign Film Festival This Summer

On Monday, July 12, the Summit Free Public Library will begin the Summer session of its International Film Festival. Each week through August 16, an award-winning foreign film will be shown at 2:00 p.m. and 6:45 PM in the Library's Ernest S. Hickok Meeting Room. All films are in the original languages, with English subtitles. The July films are:

July 12: "Easy Virtue". Jessica Biel and Colin Firth star as a British aristocrat and his free-spirited American wife in Noel Coward's comedy of manners. In English. Rated PG-13.

July 19: "The Maid". Raquel has worked for an upper-class Chilean household for 22 years. When she falls ill, and the family hires another servant to assist her, Raquel resorts to drastic measures to chase her rival away. In Spanish with English subtitles. Unrated.

July 26: "Shall We Kiss?". Two strangers have a chance encounter in the French city of Nantes. Each is involved with someone else... but they feel an attraction, and they'll never meet again. Can they risk a "kiss without consequences"? In French with English subtitles. Unrated.

The monthly Film Movement Series continues on Friday, July 21 at 12:30 PM with the Slovenian film, "A Call Girl". A young woman from a small village moves to the capital, and finds life in the big city exciting and satisfying. When one of her clients, an influential politician, has a fatal heart attack in her apartment, she finds herself on the run from both cops and criminals. In Slovenian with English subtitles. Not rated.

Admission to the films is free, and everyone is welcome. Seating is limited, and on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 15 minutes before the beginning of each showing. The Summit Free Public Library is located at 75 Maple Street. For more information about upcoming films and other programs, stop by the Reference Desk, or call 273-0350, ext. 3, or visit the Library's website at 

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