January 3, 2017 | madame librarian
It's January, it's cold, and most likely the streets are icy. A good time to sit back and watch a movie from the wonderful collection at Canton Public Library.
A group of nostalgic World War II veterans revisit the shores of Normandy, recounting the events that impacted their lives.
In the mid-1930's the great politician and orator Winston Churchill was out of favor with the English people and struggling to make his voice heard. Wrestling with his personal demons, a lonely but defiant Churchill attempts to warn the world of the impending gloom surrounding Hitler's Germany.
n 1921, Jimmy Gralton's sin was to build a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of Civil War. The Pearse-Connolly Hall was a place where young people could come to learn, to argue, to dream; but above all to dance and have fun. As the hall grew in popularity its socialist and free-spirited reputation brought it to the attention of the church and politicians who forced Jimmy to flee and the hall to close. A decade later, as Jimmy reintegrates into the community and sees the poverty and growing cultural oppression, the leader and activist within him is stirred. He makes the decision to reopen the hall in the face of whatever trouble it may bring.
May 2, 2014 | madame librarian
Publishers, psychologist, police, politicians, and plants. What do they have in common? Murder...