Historian and filmmaker Christian Delage relates the story of three great filmmakers sent to Europe to document the realities of war and the liberation of the camps. Their footage was used as evidence during the Nuremberg trials. Christian Delage will speak about the film via Skype.
You Will Be My Son (2011)
Paul de Marseul is the passionate, demanding proprietor of his prestigious family vineyard, but he has no faith in his son, Martin, who works there. Paul dreams of a harder-working, successful son - a dream that one day seemingly materializes when he meets Philippe, the son of his dying estate manager. Will Paul turn against his own blood and make Philippe the rightful heir of his family estate? Directed by Giles Legrand.
Sponsored by Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.
House on Telegraph Hill (1951)
Victoria Kowelska has lived through World War II bombings and relocation camps, finally emigrating to San Francisco Bay under a stolen identity. Posing as another woman, she meets her son who has recently received a sizeable inheritance from his late great-aunt. Along with the boys caretaker, whom she soon finds herself falling in love with, they move into the mansion on Telegraph Hill. Unfortunately, she is unaware of the dangers that await.
Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center
Dick Adler will lead a discussion about the film "The Girl with the Dragon Tatto," based on the best-selling novel by Stieg Larssen.
The film will not be shown. Copies of the film are available in the A-V Room.
This event is sponsored by Friends of the Library
"Chicago Tribune" film critic Michael Phillips offers predictions for this year's Academy Awards--and talks about the ones that got away.
Bob Coscarelli, professor emeritus at College of Lake County, will introduce the film Sabrina(1954). A discussion will follow the showing. This event is presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Bob Coscarelli, professor emeritus at College of Lake County, will introduce the film Ace in the Hole (1951). A discussion will follow the showing. This event is presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
The documentary is a behind-the-scenes look into the unregulated and unseen world of the bottled water industry. Also examined is the impact of plastic bottles on the environment and our health.
This program is presented with the Highland Park Natural Resources Commission and the League of Women Voters.
Writer, producer, and director Gia Marie Amella screens her documentary film "And They Came To Chicago" that traces 150 years of the Italian-American experience in Chicago. The film is narrated by Joe Mantegna. Enjoy an Italian-style lunch following the film, available for $5. Lunch reservations required. Call (847) 432-4110 for a lunch reservation.
Starring Carey Mulligan, this is a story about a smart, pretty 16-year-old in the early 1960's who is working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life takes a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age.