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67th Street Movie Theatre Thursdays Sneak Peek for 2011!

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Here is an inside look on all the great movies being featured by this year's Movie Theatre Thursdays at the 67th Street Library! Click Place Hold to request a copy from NYPL. Click on the title to read more information from The Internet Movie Database and view clips. Summaries taken from the NYPL catalog.

Sunshine State (2002)

January 6

Explores the lives of a group of people living in the fictional town of Delrona Beach, Florida, their interpersonal relationships and the possibility of development that supposedly promises big bucks and new opportunity.

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Run Lola Run (1999-German w/English subtitles)

February 17

In lieu of Valentine's Day  In this pulse-raising thriller, time is running out. Lola has just received a frantic call from her boyfriend Manni, who's accidentally lost a small fortune he was to deliver to his mobster boss. If they cannot find a way to replace the money within 20 minutes, Manni will suffer severe consequences.

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Ma Vie En Rose (1997-French w/English subtitles)

March 17

Ludovic is a six-year-old boy who believes he was meant to be a girl. He cross-dresses and generally acts like a girl. He finds only rejection, isolation and guilt.

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Jazz On A Summers Day (1959-documentary)

April 14

Takes a look at the music, musicians, and spectators at the Newport Jazz Festival, 1958.

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Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)

May 19

One of Shakespeare's earliest comedies about two couples in love with the wrong partners who are eventually brought together rightly.

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An Inconvenient Truth (2006-documentary)

June 16

Al Gore explains the contributing factors to the growing climate crisis, describes changes to the environment caused by global warming, and discusses the shift in environmental policy that is needed to avert disaster.

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The Lady Vanishes (1938-Alfred Hitchcock)

July 14

A British woman vanishes from a train in Switzerland and two of her fellow passengers, also British, investigate and find more than they expected.

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Why We Fight (2005-documentary)

August 18

Combining personal stories and interviews the documentary examines the ties between the military, corporations, and the government regarding the United States military expansion, and the effects of wars and interventions.

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Talk to Her (2002-Spanish w/ subtitles)

September 15

A travel writer and a male nurse meet as they spend time at the bedsides of the women in their lives, who are both in comas.

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Nosferatu (1922-Silent)

October 27

Perfect for Halloween.

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Earth (1998-Hindi, Urdu, Parsee and Punjabi W/ English subtitles)

November 17

A love story set during the partition of Pakistan from India.

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Kung Fu Hustle (2004-Chinese w/subtitles)

December 22

Sing, a hapless gangster, must overcome his inability to wield a knife and demonstrate his mettle in Place Hold to become a member of the notorious Axe Gang. He realizes he is the greatest kung fu master of them all, destined to protect the sacred streets.

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If you like what you see, please join us here at the 67th Street Library where we host Movie Theatre Thursday once a month from 4:15-6:15 pm, in our cozy basement room overlooking our back garden. The films being featured include a range of amazing and captivating fictional movies to touching and award winning documentaries all for you to enjoy. If you have any further questions, you can contact us at 212-734-1717. Hope to see you there!

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