Film Discussion with Dick Adler

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.

Film showing & discussion - Women in Peril

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 boy’s 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

Film showing: Tapped

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.

William Bogot, Natural Resources Commission Chair
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"And They Came To Chicago: The Italian-American Legacy" Film Screening

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.

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Film Showing and Discussion: "Pride of the Yankees"

Bob Coscarelli, professor emeritus at College of Lake County, will introduce the film. A discussion follows the showing.
Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Sponsored by Synergy HomeCare
Starring Gary Cooper, the film tells the story of Lou Gehrig, the Yank's great first baseman, whose career was cut down at its peak by an incurable illness known as ALS.

Bob Coscarelli
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