Award-winning foreign and indepent film series


The movies in the Film Movement series have not been rated by the MPAA and are intended for a mature audience.  Admission is free.  Refreshments are served and a discussion follows the film.  Sponsered by the Wilbraham Friends of the Library.

September 25, 7:00 p.m.

The Dark Valley (Austria, Germany, 114 minutes)

When mysterious outsider, Greider, Rides into town for the winter, everyone wants him gone.  Refusing to leave, Greider sparks into motion a series of deadly events in this thrilling revenge western.

October 30, 7:00 p.m.

Traitors (Morocco, 83 minutes)

To keep her parents from being evicted and furnd her Clash-inspired punk band, Malika takes a job smuggling drugs over the mountains.  Her partner in the run is a world-weary veteran drug mule who unexpectedly wins Malika's sympathy.

November 27, 7:00 p.m.

If you don't, I will (France, 102 minutes)

Already facing a rift in their marriage, Pomme and Pierre find things getting worse when their son leaves for college.  During one of the couple's regular hikes, Pomme decides to take a break from her discontent and stays behind to live in the woods.

January 29, 7:00 p.m.

God's Slave (Venezuela, Argentina, Uruguay, 91 minutes)

Ahmed, trained since childhood as an Islamist terrorist, is assigned to execute a suicide bombing at a synagogue.  David is a cold-blooded Israeli special agent who will stop at nothing to prevent the attack.  But neither man is defined solely by their extremist views.  Ahmed, posing as a doctor, lives happily with his wife and young son; though David's marriage is on the rocks, he remains devoted to his wife and daughter.  With time running out before the attacks, David zeros in on Ahmed.

February 26, 7:00 p.m.

Human Capital (Italy, 110 minutes)

With a lavish home and beautiful wife, hedge-fund manager Giovanni Bernaschi seemingly has it all .  Meanwhile, real-estate agent Dino Ossola struggles to maintain his family's middle-class existance and faces even worse financial straits when his wife announces that she is pregnant with twins.  Leveraging his daughter's relationships with Giovanni's son, Dina deceives the bank and manipulates his way into the Bernashie hedge fund.  As the destinies of both families become further entwined, a fateful hit-and-run accident sets in motion a chain of events, triggering dangerous consequences that will change their lives forever.