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Love is in the Air: Romance on the Screen/Virtual Film Discussions
Monday, February 13 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, February 13, 2023
One event on Monday, February 27, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Love is in the Air! Romance on the screen: four virtual film discussions. Join us on Monday nights (no meeting on 2/20). View the films at home (check https://www.justwatch.com for options) and join us for a Zoom discussion.
January 30, Before Sunrise – Directed by Richard Linklater. Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy sparkle as two young people who meet on a train and spend a magical evening in Vienna. Available at the library, or for rent on Amazon. View the trailer here
February 6, Juno – Directed by Jason Reitman. Elliot Page delivers an incredible performance as an independent minded teen who is forced to deal with an unplanned pregnancy. Michael Cera and Jennifer Garner round out the cast in this poignant and often funny film. Available at the library, or for rent on Amazon. Watch the trailer here
February 13, Enough Said – Directed by Nicole Holofcener. Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini star in this story of two divorced adults finding romance despite all of the history and baggage that life brings. Available at the library, or for rent on Amazon. Watch the trailer here.
February 27, Something’s Gotta Give – Directed by Nancy Meyers. Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson are at the top of their game finding love later in life despite completely different personalities. Laughs aplenty in this feel good movie. Available at the library, or for rent on Amazon. Watch the trailer here.
Bob Kagan was Chair of the Communication Department at Manchester Community College for 30 years. In his “unretirement” he teaches Communication courses at Central Connecticut State University and the University of Hartford. He has been leading film discussions at the Avon Free Public Library for the past 6 years.
Please register once for the series, even if you can’t attend all of the sessions. Zoom links will be sent out before the event.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Avon Library.