Greenwich Library | Friends Friday Films http://www.greenwichlibrary.org http://www.greenwichlibrary.org/images/greenwichtree.jpg Greenwich Library http://www.greenwichlibrary.org Friends Friday Films at Greenwich Library. en-us 60 Friends Friday Films - The Hundred-Foot Journey <b>When:</b> Friday, September 11, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY (2014)<br /><br />With Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal. Directed by Lasse Halstrom. An Indian restaurant opens across the street from a traditional French restaurant in Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. A culture clash gastro-rom-com with plenty for foodies and lovers of fine acting to enjoy. 124 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29168 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29168 Friends Friday Films - Boyhood <b>When:</b> Friday, September 18, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>BOYHOOD (2014)<br /><br />With Patricia Arquette. Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke. Directed by Richard Linklater. Filmed over a 12-year period, this is a unique portrayal of the rocky road of a boy's childhood. Won several Academy Awards and nominations. 166 min. Rated R<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29173 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29173 Friends Friday Films - Far From The Madding Crowd (1967) Part 1 of 2 <b>When:</b> Friday, September 25, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (1967-Britain)<br /><br />With Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch, Alan Bates. Directed by John Schlesinger. <br /><br />Tonight we are showing this 1967 version of this film to be followed by the 2015 version next Friday in an unusual experiment in compare and contrast. Which is the better Bathsheba Everdene or the better Sergeant Troy? You be the judge. Both are impressive productions telling the story of Thomas Hardy's classic Dorset novel. You won't be disappointed. 168 min. <br /><br />Next week, the 2015 version, released 48 years after tonight's version: With Carey Mulligan, Mathias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. Same story, independent, beautiful, and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29175 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29175 Friends Friday Films - Far From The Madding Crowd (2015) Part 2 of 2 <b>When:</b> Friday, October 02, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (2015-Britain)<br /><br />With Carey Mulligan, Mathias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. Welcome back to part deux of our two-week compare and contrast. Here is the version released 48 years later. Same story, independent, beautiful, and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors. 119 min. <br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29176 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29176 Friends Friday Films - The Imitation Game <b>When:</b> Friday, October 09, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>THE IMITATION GAME (2014)<br /><br />With Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode. Directed by Morten Tyldum. Mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the German enigma code during World War II. Riverting story in which your interest will never flag. Beautifully executed. 114 min. <br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29177 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29177 Friends Friday Films - Greenwich Reads-Good Hair <b>When:</b> Friday, October 16, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>GREENWICH READS-GOOD HAIR (2009)<br /><br />Shown as part of the Greenwich Reads series of programs centering around the book AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. <br /><br />Comedian Chris Rock sought to understand the meaning of "good hair," as defined by African-American women. His documentary explores the cultural significance of their elaborate hairstyles with help from Maya Angelou and Tracy Thoms. 96 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29178 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29178 Friends Friday Films - The Theory of Everything <b>When:</b> Friday, October 23, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (2014)<br /><br />With Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones. Directed by James Marsh. A look at the relationship between brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife through the years. 123 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29179 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29179 Friends Friday Films - Big Eyes <b>When:</b> Friday, October 30, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>BIG EYES (2014)<br /><br />With Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz. Directed by Tim Burton. Artist Margaret Keane's personal awakening after her phenomenal success in the 1950's with the big-eyed girl paintings for which her husband claimed credit. 106 min. <br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29180 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29180 Friends Friday Films - Who's Killing The Great Chefs Of Europe <b>When:</b> Friday, November 06, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>WHO'S KILLING THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPE 91978)<br /><br />With George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Morley. Directed by Ted Kotcheff. One by one the chefs are killed in the manner in which their own special dish is prepared. Dark comedy for Foodies. 112 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29181 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29181 Friends Friday Films - Woman in Gold *Art Double Feature Event* <b>When:</b> Friday, November 13, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>WOMAN IN GOLD (2015) <br /><br />With Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Simon Curtis. An octogenarian Jewish refugee takes on the Austrian government to recover Gustav Klimt's famous painting (Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer) that she believes belongs rightfully to her family. 110 min.<br /><br />*New this year, Friends Friday Films and the Flinn Gallery have teamed-up to offer an art ‘Double Feature’. Gallery hours will be extended until 8 p.m. prior to four Friday films related to the concurrent gallery exhibit (11/13, 12/18, 3/4 and 4/8). Grab an early dinner on the Avenue then stop by the Gallery between 6 and 8 p.m. to tour the current show before the film screening. The Flinn exhibit on 11/13 is "Beyond Boundaries". <br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29182 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29182 Friends Friday Films - Seduced And Abandoned <b>When:</b> Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>SEDUCED AND ABANDONED (1964-Italy)<br /><br />With Saro Urzi, Stefania Sandrelli, Aldo Puglisi. Directed by Pietro Germi. Brilliant satirical comedy about a Sicilian girt whose seduction leads her apoplectic father to concoct a wild series of mishaps. Uproariously funny. In Italian with English subtitles. 115 min.<br /> <br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29183 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29183 Library Closed - No Film <b>When:</b> Friday, November 27, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>LIBRARY CLOSED - NO FILMhttp://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29189 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29189 Friends Friday Films - Mr. Turner <b>When:</b> Friday, December 04, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>MR. TURNER (2014-Britain)<br /><br />With Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson. Directed by Mike Leigh. The last quarter century of the revolutionary, but eccentric, British landscape painter's life (1775-1857). He once strapped himself to a ship's mast so he could paint a snowstorm. He was both revered and reviled 150 min. Rated R. <br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29190 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29190 Friends Friday Films - Pajama Game <b>When:</b> Friday, December 11, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>PAJAMA GAME (1957)<br /><br />With Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney. Directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen with Bob Fosse's choreography. Enjoyable musical in which employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory want a 7 1/2 cent hourly raise and won't take no for an answer. Features the songs <br />"Hey There", "Steam Heat", among others. The movie imported most of the original Broadway cast members. 101 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /> http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29191 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29191 Friends Friday Films - 3 Godfathers *Art Double Feature Event* <b>When:</b> Friday, December 18, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>3 GODFATHERS (1948)<br /><br />With John Wayne, Pedro Armendariz, Harry Carey,Jr., Ward Bond, Mildred Natwick, Jane Darwell, Guy Kibbee, Ben Johnson. Directed by John Ford. Spectacular cowboy retelling (sort of) of the Nativity Story set in the vibrant colors of the American southwest. Three bad men substitute for three wise men in the town of New Jerusalem in this classic John Ford Christmas treat western. 106 min. <br /><br />*New this year, Friends Friday Films and the Flinn Gallery have teamed-up to offer an art ‘Double Feature’. Gallery hours will be extended until 8 p.m. prior to four Friday films related to the concurrent gallery exhibit (11/13, 12/18, 3/4 and 4/8). Grab an early dinner on the Avenue then stop by the Gallery between 6 and 8 p.m. to tour the current show before the film screening. Flinn exhibit on 12/18 is: "Great American Landscapes". <br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library. <br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29192 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29192 Christmas Day - No Film <b>When:</b> Friday, December 25, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>CHRISTMAS DAY - NO FILM http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29193 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29193 New Year's Day - No Film <b>When:</b> Friday, January 01, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>NEW YEAR'S DAY - NO FILMhttp://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29194 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29194 Friends Friday Films - Still Alice <b>When:</b> Friday, January 08, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Still Alice (2014)<br /><br />With Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart. Directed by Richard Glatzer. When she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested. Julianne Moore won the Oscar for her performance. 101 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library. <br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29195 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29195 Friends Friday Films - A Most Violent Year <b>When:</b> Friday, January 15, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>A Most Violent Year (2014)<br /><br />With Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo. Directed by J.C. Chandor. A brooding, suspenseful, and riveting tale set in 1981 New York City where an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his heating-oil business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history. Same director as the acclaimed "Margin Call". 125 min., Rated R.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library. <br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29196 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29196 Friends Friday Film - St. Vincent <b>When:</b> Friday, January 22, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>St. Vincent (2014)<br />With Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts. Directed by Theodore Melfi. Murray does what he does best, playing a misanthropic curmudgeon who takes up babysitting to bolster his dwindling finances. 102 min. <br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library. <br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29197 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29197 Friends Friday Film - Inherent Vice <b>When:</b> Friday, January 29, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Inherent Vice (2014)<br />With Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. A vivid portrayal of 1970 drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello as he investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend. Ranges from noir to sunlit paranoia and is guaranteed to unsettle you. 148 min. Rated R.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29198 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29198 Friends Friday Films - Celebrating Bird - Black History Month <b>When:</b> Friday, February 05, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>To many, the birth of modern jazz is inseparable from the music of Charlie "Bird" Parker. In celebration of Black History month we have chosen the documentary "Celebration Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker (59 min) to highlight the genius of the Bebop pioneer. Of equal importance in the evolution of jazz is Thelonious Monk. The evening's second film, Thelonious Monk: American Composter (59 min.), is a portrait of this iconoclastic master, whose uncompromising music was initially derided, but eventually took him to the cover of Time magazine in 1964.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29326 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29326 Friends Friday Films - Alphabet Murders <b>When:</b> Friday, February 12, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Alphabet Murders (1965-Britain)<br />With Tony Randall, Robert Morley, Anita Ekberg. Directed by Frank Tashlin. Belgian detective Hurcule Poirot investigates a series of murders in Londaon in which the victims are killed according to their initials. Director Tashlin, noted for his sight gags, encouraged Morley and Randall to ad lib their lines. 90 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29327 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29327 Friends Friday Films - Selma <b>When:</b> Friday, February 19, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Selma (2014)<br />With David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth. Directed by Ava DeVernay. A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. 128 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29328 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29328 Friends Friday Films - Black History Month - John Coltrane: Live ... <b>When:</b> Friday, February 26, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Celebrating Black History Month. To continue our celebration of Black History Month, we will screen "John Coltrane: Live in '60, '61 & '65", from the acclaimed Jazz Icons series. "Trane" was possibly the most influential jazz musicians to emerge since the 1950's. This film of three concerts in Europe, featuring stellar sidemen such as Eric Dolphy, Jimmy Garrison, Paul Chambers and Elvin Jones, shows the saxophone titan at his peak before his untimely death in 1967 at age 40. 90 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29329 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29329 Friends Friday Films - Inside Out *Art Double Feature* <b>When:</b> Friday, March 04, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Inside Out (2015)<br />With the voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black. Directed by Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen. Pixar Studio's story of 11-year-old Riley and how her emotions of joy, fear, anger, disgust, and sadness play out as she tries to navigate her feelings about her family's move from Minnesota to San Francisco. Brilliantly animated, psychologically fascinating, and stunningly original. 94 min.<br /><br />*New this year, Friends Friday Films and the Flinn Gallery have teamed-up to offer an art ‘Double Feature’. Gallery hours will be extended until 8 p.m. prior to four Friday films related to the concurrent gallery exhibit (11/13, 12/18, 3/4 and 4/8). Grab an early dinner on the Avenue then stop by the Gallery between 6 and 8 p.m. to tour the current show before the film screening. The Flinn exhibit on 3/4 is "More, More, More".<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29330 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29330 Friends Friday Films - Our Vines Have Tender Grapes <b>When:</b> Friday, March 11, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Our Vines Have Tender Grapes (1945)<br />With Edgar G. Robinson, Margaret O'Brien, James Craig. Directed by Roy Rowland. Edward G. Robinson wasn't always a tough guy and gangster as you will see in this tender story of a Norwegian farmer who lovingly raises his daughter in rural World War II era Benson Junction, Wisconsin. 105 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29331 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29331 Friends Friday Films - The Trip <b>When:</b> Friday, March 18, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>The Trip (2010-Britain)<br />With Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon. Directed by Michael Winterbottom. Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour and write about the best restaurants in England's Lake district. He sets off with his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon. A comedy full of sly references, in-jokes, and endless hilarious impersonations. 107 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29332 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29332 Friends Friday Films - Miracle in the Rain <b>When:</b> Friday, April 01, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Miracle in the Rain (1956)<br />With Van Johnson, Jane Wyman. Directed by Rudolph Mate. Emotionally involving tale of a shy, lonely woman meeting a dashing soldier late one rainy afternoon. A fanciful O.Henry-esque story set in New York during World War II. 108 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29341 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29341 Friends Friday Films - Wild *Art Double Feature Event* <b>When:</b> Friday, April 08, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Wild (2014)<br />With Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee. A chronicle of on woman's 1,100-mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail undertaken as a way to recover from recent catastrophes. 115 min., Rated R.<br /><br />*New this year, Friends Friday Films and the Flinn Gallery have teamed-up to offer an art ‘Double Feature’. Gallery hours will be extended until 8 p.m. prior to four Friday films related to the concurrent gallery exhibit (11/13, 12/18, 3/4 and 4/8). Grab an early dinner on the Avenue then stop by the Gallery between 6 and 8 p.m. to tour the current show before the film screening. The Flinn exhibit on 4/8 is "Field to Studio: Wildlife Art". <br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29342 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29342 Friends Friday Films - Life Itself <b>When:</b> Friday, April 15, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Life Itself (2014)<br />With Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel. Directed by Steve James. The life and career of renowned film critic Roger Ebert from his start as a 24-year old writer at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming the dean of critics and waging a heroic battle against cancer. Two thumbs up. 120 min. Rated R.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29343 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29343 Friends Friday Films - The Big Lift <b>When:</b> Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>The Big Lift (1950)<br />With Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas. Directed by George Seaton. See Montgomery Clift in his prime as a young Air Force sergeant during the Berlin Airlift. Remarkable location filming in a ruined and shattered Berlin combines with a dose of romance and the early Cold War between Russia and the U.S. 120 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29390 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29390 Friends Friday Films - Birdman <b>When:</b> Friday, May 06, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Birdman (2014)<br />With Michael Keaton, Edward Norton. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu. Keaton is great as a washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero. He battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself in the days leading up to the opening of his Broadway play. A weird mixture of comedy and drama that garnered 4 Oscars. 119 min. Rated R.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29391 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29391 Friends Friday Films - It Started in Naples <b>When:</b> Friday, May 13, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>It Started in Naples (1960)<br />With Clark Gable, Sophia Loren, Vittorio De Sica. Directed by Melville Shavelson. Two screen trajectories intersect as Philadelphia lawyer Gable travels to Naples on family business. He meets Loren and his puritanical instincts conflict with Loren's nightclub dancer lifestyle. Good for the scenics and a bit of nostalgia. 100 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29392 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29392 Friends Friday Films - Akira Kurosawa's Dreams <b>When:</b> Friday, May 20, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990-Japan)<br />Directed by Akira Kurosawa. A series of eight separate short films based on Kurosawa's actual dreams. Known for its thematic content, guest performers (Martin Scorsese), and stunning photography, this shows a master film director at his peak. In Japanese with English subtitles. 119 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29393 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29393 Friends Friday Films - Tangerines <b>When:</b> Friday, June 03, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Tangerines (2013)<br />With Lembit Ulfsak, Giorgi Nakashidze, Elmo Nuganen. Directed by Zara Urushadze. In the war in the Georgian Abkhazia region in 1990 an Estonian man stays behind to harvest his tangerine crop and fighting spills over to his doorstep. His wisdom tries to bring both sides together. Was a Academy Award entry as Best Foreign Film. In Estonian, Russian and Georgian with English subtitles. 87 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29394 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29394 Friends Friday Films - The Good Dinosaur <b>When:</b> Friday, June 17, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>The Good Dinosaur (2015)<br />With the voices of Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott, Frances McDormand. Directed by Peter Sohn. Another Pixar jewel that tackles the question what would have happened if the meteor that wiped out the dinosaurs had missed Earth. The story team included Adam Campbell, son of Friday Film Host, Wayne Campbell. 90 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29396 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29396 Friends Friday Films - Letter From An Unknown Woman <b>When:</b> Friday, June 24, 2016 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM<br><b>Where:</b> Greenwich Library at Cole Auditorium<br><br>Letter From An Unknown Woman (1948)<br />With Joan Fontaine and Louis Jourdan. Directed by Max Ophuls. Exquisite bittersweet story of a callous pianist in turn of the century Vienna who receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember and who he seduced years ago. A graceful, elegant film that will pierce your heart. If you're not moved by this film, there is no hope for you. One of Hollywood's, and cinema's, grandest and most emotionally satisfying tales of unrequited love and self-sacrifice. Received a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. 86 min.<br /><br />Admission to Friends Friday Films is open to all at no charge. <br />This series is made possible by contributions to the Friends of Greenwich Library.<br />Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:40 p.m.<br /><br />http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29397 Adult Programs http://ct.evanced.info/greenwich/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=29397