Toledo Library's Film Focus Series Returns Sept. 24

Daily Dose  |  09/12/2018 9:00 am

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is excited to announce its fall 2018 Film Focus schedule, featuring powerful, independent films.  This season, the series is being hosted at the King Road Branch on Mondays at 6:45 p.m., Sept. 24 - Oct. 29. Film focus is free and open to the public.

In Syria (2017, Drama, Arabic, France)
(M) Sept. 24 | 6:45 p.m.
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A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home in Damascus. Winner of the Audience Award at Berlinale. Directed by Philippe Van Leeuw, 85 Minutes.


Jasper Jones
 (2017, Drama, English, Australia)
(M) Oct. 1 | 6:45 p.m.
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Set during the summer of 1969, Jasper Jones is a coming-of-age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14, who embarks on a dangerous journey to find a young girl's killer. Directed by Rachel Perkins, 105 Minutes.

Hotel Salvation (2016, Drama, Hindi, India)
(M) Oct. 8 | 6:45 p.m.
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Faced with his father's untimely and bizarre demand to die in the holy city of Varanasi and attain Salvation, a son is left with no choice but to embark on the journey. Directed by Shubhashish Bhutiani, 102 Minutes.

Paris Opera (2017, Documentary, French, France)
(M) Oct. 15 | 6:45 p.m.
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A behind-the-scenes look at the Paris Opera, under the direction of Stephane Lissner. Directed by Jean-Stephane Bron, 110 Minutes.

In Between (2016, Drama, Hebrew and Arabic, Israel)
(M) Oct. 22 | 6:45 p.m.
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Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture. Directed by Maysaloun Hamoud, 103 Minutes.


Somers Town
 (2008, Comedy/Drama, English, United Kingdom)
(M) Oct. 29 | 6:45 p.m.
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A black-and-white study of a social environment in London, concentrating on a pair of unlikely new friends and the girl they both fancy. Directed by Shane Meadows, 71 Minutes.



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