1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
From Disney to Dallas, dramas to documentaries, these 2013 critically acclaimed,
award-winning films are showing at your Library this summer!
A casual audience-led discussion follows matinee screenings.
Sunday, June 8, 1:30 PM
A young folk singer struggles to make it in the Greenwich Village folk scene circa 1961. Directed by the Coen Brothers; music composed by T-Bone Burnett. Pair this film with the Pete Seeger & The Power of Song performance (Tuesday, June 10, 7 PM).
Friday, June 20 • 2 & 6:30 PM
Dallas electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease. Superb performances from Matthew McConaughey (Best Actor) and Jared Leto (Best Supporting Actor).
Sunday, July 13, 1:30 PM
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, taken away from her decades before when she became pregnant out of wedlock. Judi Dench (Oscar-nominated for Best Actress) portrays Philomena. Based on a true story.
Friday, July 18, 2 & 6:30 PM
In pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. An adaptation of an 1853 memoir, this story chronicles Solomon’s struggles to stay alive and retain his dignity. Oscar winner for Best Picture.
Friday, July 25, 2 & 6:30 PM
A tribute to the backup singers behind many great musical legends of the 21st century. Rare archival footage, a peerless soundtrack, and intimate interviews. Oscar winner for Best Documentary.
Sunday, August 3, 1:30 PM
A lonely writer (Joaquin Phoenix) develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system designed to meet his every need. Oscar winner, Best Writing, Original Screenplay.
Friday, August 15, 2 & 6:30 PM
The curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer, P.L. Travers (brilliantly played by Emma Thompson) reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney (Tom Hanks), who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. After many struggles, together they succeed in making one of the most endearing films in cinematic history. Pair this film with The Hills are Alive cabaret performance about the life of Julie Andrews (Tuesday, August 12, 7 PM).