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Reel Talk 

May 28 @ 7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 23, 2020

Film Reel and Clapboard

***Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all programs are currently taking place virtually. If you need help accessing a virtual program, contact us at www.wrl.org/ask.*** 

Missing Cinema @ Scotland Street? Join us select evenings to view a short piece from the library’s Kanopy collection together and stay for discussion afterwards facilitated by library staff. 

May 14: Return: Native American Women Reclaim Foodways for Health & Spirit 

Join us as we screen a short 30minute documentary about Native women returning to their ancestral diet to curb rising health problems and re-cultivate cultural connections. 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86557693869

May 28: KediThe Cats of an Ancient City 

Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they’ve wandered in and out of people’s lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Watch the documentary for free using our Kanopy streaming service beforehand, and come ready to talk about the free range cats of Istanbul! 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86557693869

June 11: Trumbo 

Join us for a discussion about the movie “Trumbo” starring Bryan Cranston as Dalton Trumbo, a blacklisted screenwriter and novelist during the McCarthy era. Watch the film beforehand on our streaming service, Kanopy.  

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84376646259 

June 25: Captain Fantastic 

We will be discussing the film “Captain Fantastic” starring Viggo Mortensen as a survivalist dad forced to reintegrate himself and his children back into society after a family tragedy. Watch the film beforehand on our streaming service, Kanopy.  

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86108312142

July 9: 20th Century Women 

Join us for a discussion about the film 20th Century Women starring Annette Bening and Elle Fanning in this story about a teenage boy raised by women among the love and freedom of Southern California in 1979. Watch the film beforehand on our free streaming service Kanopy to prepare for this lively talk. 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81448120225 

July 23: The Farewell

We will be discussing the Golden Globe winner The Farewell starring Awkwafina. This funny, heartfelt tale of a family returning to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to a beloved matriarch who is unaware she has weeks to live is bound to spark some conversation. Watch the film beforehand on our free streaming service Kanopy to prepare. 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84440669755 


May 28
7:00 pm
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