Winter Short-Story Film Discussions

Join Librarian Barbara Wenglin via Zoom to explore compelling film selections with the theme of “couples.” Register here for remainder of series and attend when you can.

Thursdays from 2:00 – 4:15 p.m. on Zoom

January 13 – Film Discussion
Love Story (Paramount 1970, 1hr 40 min)
Classic award-winning, heartrending feature with Ryan O'Neal as the old-money Harvard man,
Oliver Barrett III, who is smitten by a no-money Radcliffe music student, Jenny Cavilleri, played by
Golden Globe Winner, Ali MacGraw. Directed by Arthur Hiller, screenplay by Erich Segal,
with Oscar score by Francis Lai. To view before meeting on Library's Kanopy or to borrow as
DVD through the catalog, also on Amazon Prime.

January 20 – Film Discussion
The Loving Story (HBO documentary 2011, 1hr 17min)
The 1967 landmark case of Richard and Mildred Loving, a mixed racial couple from Virginia,
went to the US Supreme Court in this dramatic Peabody & Emmy Award-winning account
with interviews of the couple and their ACLU lawyers. To view before meeting, streamed
via hoopla or as DVD through the catalog. Optional added feature film,
Loving (Focus 2016, 2hrs), moving and heartfelt, based on above civil rights documentary,
Golden Globe and Oscar nominee. Available to borrow as DVD and Blu-Ray, also on Netflix.

Please register for end of series via Zoom here. Meeting ID for both sessions: 884 3211 6692. Phone at 1-929-205-6099. Program made possible with support of the Friends of the Library. Questions? Contact Barbarabwenglin@whiteplainslibrary.org.

New spring short story discussion series begins February 24th, 2022 via Zoom, using the same anthology,
100 Years of the Best American Short Stories. Click here to register for spring series.

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