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‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’: Darien Library Friday Night Feature

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Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film, which came out late last year, follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Director Mira Nair Takes Questions at Avon Thursday After Her Film ‘Salaam Bombay!’

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Avon Theatre presents the Anglo-Indian film Salaam Bombay! (1988) on Thursday, May 17, and after the performance, the director, Mira Nair, will take questions from the audience. The film, shown at 7:30 p.m. won the Golden Camera and Prix de Publique awards at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Lady Bird’ — Darien Library’s Friday Night Feature

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In the 2017 film Lady Bird, Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf), a nurse working tirelessly to keep her family afloat after Lady Bird’s father (Tracy Letts) loses his job. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Library Friday Night Feature: ‘Paris Can Wait

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In Darien Library’s Friday Night Feature film, Paris Can Wait, Anne (Diane Lane) is at a crossroads in her life. Married to a successful but inattentive movie producer (Alec Baldwin), she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with her husband’s business associate (Arnaud Viard). (more…) Continue Reading →

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WEEKEND REMINDER: Friday Night Movie at Library: ‘Norman’ with Richard Gere

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Darien Library’s Friday Night Feature on Aug. 25 is “Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer” (2016) starring Richard Gere. The two showings of the movie play at 6:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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