All Community Reads Movie Screenings

As We Forgive movie poster

As We Forgive

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Aigler Auditorium
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Gold Winner, Best Documentary, 2008 Student Academy Awards
A film by Laura Waters Hinson, Narrated by Mia Farrow

In this acclaimed film, Rosaria and Chantale – two Rwandan women come face-to-face with the men who slaughtered their families during the 1994 genocide and their incredible journeys from death to life through reconciliation.

In As We Forgive, viewers join Chantale and Yohana during their momentous first encounter in 14 years since the murder of Chantale’s father. Viewers also witness the incredible act of practical reconciliation as Saveri, the killer of Rosaria’s sister, rallies the community of survivors and ex-prisoners to help Rosaria move into the new house he helped build for her.

Winner of the 2008 Student Academy Award for best documentary, As We Forgive has been featured in the National Geographic All Roads Film Festival, and has been presented to the U.S. Congress, the World Bank, and at numerous churches and universities across the country.

(source: https://www.asweforgivebook.com/as-we-forgive-movie.html)

Levity Movie Poster

Levity

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Aigler Auditorium
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, October 21, 2019
James Kennedy Public Library
320 First Avenue East
Dyersville, IA 52040
12:00 p.m.

Directed by Ed Solomon, Levity (2003), stars Billy Bob Thornton, Morgan Freeman, Holly Hunter, and Kirsten Dunst.

Manual Jordan (Thornton) is a convicted murderer who is unexpectedly released from prison after serving a 22-year sentence for killing a store clerk in a failed robbery attempt. Haunted by his past and seemingly lost in the present, Manual is drawn back to his old neighborhood. There, he encounters three people that hold the key to his redemption.

Rated “R” for language. 100 minutes in length