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First Friday Films at Lakeview Library

Aug 30, 2023
First Friday Films at Lakeview Library Fall 2023

Lakeview Library hosts a film night on the first Friday of each month from 6-8pm. Selections include feature-length films, documentaries, and shorts. Snacks and drinks are provided and no registration is required. All are welcome! See upcoming films below: 

First Friday Films at Lakeview Library will feature Front CoverFront Cover (2016)

Friday, September 1 | 6-8pm

Ryan is a handsome fashion stylist living in New York City who rejects his traditional Asian upbringing in favor of enjoying his life as openly gay. However that all changes when Ryan is assigned to style Ning, a famous Chinese actor, for an important photo shoot for his firm. Despite a rocky start, an unlikely romance develops between the two, leading Ryan to re-examine his roots and consider an enticing new path for his career. Front Cover is a tender, entertaining look at clashing cultures and love.

Rating: NR | Drama | 96 minutes

First Friday Films at Lakeview Library will feature Hunt for the WilderpeopleHunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Friday, October 6 | 6-8pm

Julian Dennison stars as Ricky, a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle (Sam Neil) in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together.

Rating: PG-13 | Comedy | 101 minutes

First Friday Films at Lakeview Library will feature MeruMeru (2015)

Friday, November 3 | 6-8pm

Three renowned climbers navigate nature’s harshest elements and their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas.

Rating: NR | Documentary | 90 minutes

First Friday Films at Lakeview Library will feature BelfastBelfast (2022)

Friday, December 1 | 6-8pm

It is 1969 and 9-year-old Buddy finds his peaceful life disturbed as a national conflict is starting to brew in Northern Ireland: unionists and loyalists—mostly Protestants—want the country to remain within the United Kingdom, while nationalists and republicans—mostly Catholics—are campaigning for the country to join a united Ireland. As the tension between these two opposing forces escalates, he and his family must decide whether to stay, or move somewhere safe.

Rating: PG-13 | Drama | 97 minutes

Unable to attend in-person? Find these movies and more on Kanopy!