What we're about

We are fans of international cinema. This group will watch a world language movie on Kanopy and then meet once a month to discuss the film. Meetings are organized by the Vernon Area Public Library. All are welcome!

Upcoming events (2)

World Cinema Movie Discussion: Another Round

Online event

RSVP to see the Zoom link.

Are you a fan of international movies and reading subtitles? Watch an acclaimed movie on Kanopy or Hoopla. Then, join a librarian from the Vernon Area Public Library for a discussion with fellow international cinema fans. This event is BYOP (Bring Your Own Popcorn).

Four friends, all teachers at various stages of middle age, are stuck in a rut. Unable to share their passions either at school or at home, they embark on an audacious experiment from an obscure philosopher: to see if a constant level of alcohol in their blood will help them find greater freedom and happiness. Winner of the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film (2021).

Watch Another Round with your library card
Kanopy: https://vapld.kanopy.com/product/another-round
Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/14121002

Watch the trailer for Another Round:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuClROtJCaw

World Cinema Movie Discussion: Ida

Online event

RSVP to see the Zoom link.

Are you a fan of international movies and reading subtitles? Watch an acclaimed movie on Kanopy or Hoopla. Then, join a librarian from the Vernon Area Public Library for a discussion with fellow international cinema fans. This event is BYOP (Bring Your Own Popcorn).

A moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, makes a shocking discovery about her past. Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Naïve, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her Aunt Wanda, who reveals a family secret. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (2015).

Watch Ida with your library card
Kanopy: https://vapld.kanopy.com/product/ida
Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11572316

Watch the trailer for Ida:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAeGDxLlzWU

Past events (15)

World Cinema Movie Discussion: Lucky Grandma

Online event

Photos (17)