Front Row Center: TCPL's Movie Collection

Upcoming Film Events

Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Film Screenings
Description:
Join Ron Kreig as he facilitates Mervyn LeRoy's I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang.     Jaded World War I veteran James Allen (Paul Muni) dreams of creating a new life, but those dreams are shattered when he is implicated in a robbe...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Film Screenings
Description:
Join Ron Kreig as he facilitates the screening of Floating Weeds, directed by Yasujiro Ozu.   In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent classic A Story of Floating Weeds in color with the celebrated cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (Ras...

World Cinema Thursday: Pather Panchali

July 19,
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Film Screenings
Description:
Join Ron Kreig as he facilitates the screening of Pather Panchali, directed by Satyajit Ray.   Impoverished priest Harihar Ray (Kanu Bannerjee), dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in sea...

World Cinema Thursday: Breakfast on Pluto

August 16,
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Film Screenings
Description:
Join Ron Kreig as he facilitates the screening of Breakfast On Pluto, directed by Neil Jordan.   As a baby, Patrick (Cillian Murphy) is left by his mother on the steps of the rectory in their small Irish town. He's discovered by Father...

World Cinema Thursday: Hunger

September 27,
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Film Screenings
Description:
Join Ron Kreig as he facilitates a screening of Hunger, directed by Henning Carlsen.   Toward the end of the 19th century, destitute, selfless and lonely, Swedish writer Pontus (Per Oscarsson) is trying to piece together a living in ...
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Film Screenings
Description:
Join Ron Kreig as he screens The Man Who Wasn't There, directed by Joel & Ethan Coen.   A dark tale of infidelity and murder, crime and punishment. Set in a small northern California town of the late 40s, the film portrays Ed C...

World Cinema Thursday: The Milky Way

November 15,
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Tompkins County Public Library
Room: BorgWarner East
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Film Screenings
Description:
Join Ron Kreig as he facilitates the screening of The Milky Way, directed by Luis Bunuel.   Jean (Laurent Terzieff) and Pierre (Paul Frankeur) are drifters who travel from Paris to Spain on the Way of St. James pilgrimage route. ...