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New At The Library

 

April 24, 2017



The following DVDs have been added to the library’s collection:

“The Accountant.” Forensic accountant Christian Wolff, played by Ben Affleck, hides behind the cover of a small CPA office and does independent work for some of the world’s most menacing illegal organizations. Just as it seems Wolff is going to get caught, he takes on a real client where a monetary discrepancy is worth millions of dollars. (Rated R)

“The Eagle Huntress.” A beautiful documentary about a 13-year-old Mongolian girl who is standing up to archaic customs that are keeping her from becoming the first female eagle hunter. This film follows her journey and includes exceptional cinematography. (Not Rated)

“The Light between Oceans.” A couple living off the coast of Australia have wanted children for years, but have been unable to have any. When a boat washes ashore with a man and an infant in it, the husband and wife struggle with whether or not they should report it. The man is dead, and this could be their only chance to have a child. (Rated PG-13)

“Loving.” Based on the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, this film traces the husband and wife’s struggles and eventual arrest as an interracial couple in the 1960s. Their legal fight began in their home state of Virginia, but ended at the Supreme Court where the fight was won to legalize interracial marriage throughout the country. (Rated PG-13)

“Madea’s Family Reunion.” Another laugh-out-loud Tyler Perry film where Medea is at the center of it all. This time, Medea is trying to plan a family reunion at the same time that she is taking care of a runaway and dealing with her dramatic nieces. No wonder Medea is packing a pistol! (Rated PG-13)

“Nine.” Daniel Day-Lewis stars as an egotistical movie director who is struggling to find a script for his newest film that starts shooting in a week. For inspiration he seeks the advice of his wife, mistress, mother and muse. Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Sophia Loren and Penelope Cruz play the women in the director’s convoluted life. (Rated PG-13)

“Other People.” David is struggling as a comedic writer and he has recently had a difficult breakup. When he learns his mother is dying of cancer, he packs his bags and moves home to take care of her. David’s life is a wreck and his family struggles with his homosexuality, but the year he spends with his mother is healing for everyone. Chris Kelly is the director. (Not Rated)

“Queen of Katwe.” Disney presents an uplifting story celebrating the beauty and resilience of the human spirit. A young Ugandan girl finds that she has an incredible talent for chess and changes her life for the better. (Rated PG)

“Spectre.” After a mysterious message is sent to James Bond played by Daniel Craig, he works to find what the message means. In Rome he meets Lucia, a seductress who was married to a notorious convict. As things unfold, Bond becomes deeply entrenched in the web of SPECTRE, a corrupt organization connected to the note. (Rated PG-13)

“When Elephants Were Young.” On the dirty, violent streets of Bangkok a boy and his young elephant named Nong Mai beg for handouts. Every day their survival is threatened as they work among the “controversial elephant business.” But then an opportunity presents itself for Nong Mai to be released back into the wild and the boy learns to let go. (Not Rated)

 
 

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