Art House Café Film Series
February 22 @ 2:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 22, 2022
This new film series brings art house film flavor to your Tuesdays. Plus, meet new friends, hear from special guests who are film experts, enjoy light refreshments, and have a discussion after the film.
The Dry (2020)
Tuesday, February 8, 2-4:00 p.m.
A federal agent returns to his drought-stricken hometown to attend the funeral of a childhood friend and discovers that the man’s death may be tied to a decades old unsolved murder. Eric Bana stars in this atmospheric Australian film based on a book by best-selling crime writer Jane Harper. R
My Octopus Teacher (2020)
Tuesday, February 15, 2-3:30 p.m.
Enter the dreamlike world of an octopus in this gorgeous, intimate nature film, which won 2021’s Oscar for Best Documentary. Filmmaker Craig Foster dove in South African kelp forests every day for a year to observe a common octopus’s life of camouflage, exploration, and escape from predators. TV-G View the official trailer here.
Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Tuesday, February 22, 2-4:10 p.m.
An FBI informant, William O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield), infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather evidence on its chairman, Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya). But as he becomes involved in the group’s activities, he begins to doubt the righteousness of the investigation. This fact-based movie directed by Shaka King was nominated for six Academy Awards with Mr. Kaluuya winning for Best Actor. R
Free admission, in the Williamsburg Library Theatre. Doors open one hour prior to showtime.