Jul 5
1 pm & 7 pm
FILM (FREE)
“A Fantastic Woman”

This 2017 Chilean movie is about a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, and who is devastated by the death of her older boyfriend. Winner of the Academy Award for best foreign language film. 100 minutes; in Spanish with English subtitles.

Springfield Free Public Library
66 Mountain Ave., Springfield
973-376-4930
www.springfieldpubliclibrary.com

Jul 12
1 pm & 7 pm
FILM (FREE)
“Fencer”

Partially based on the real-life story of fencer Endel Nelis (1925-1993), this film tells the story of a young Estonian fencer who, after fleeing from the Russian secret police, is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a Phys Ed teacher. The past catches up with him, however, and he forced to make a difficult choice. 99 minutes; in Estonian, Russian and Armenian, with English subtitles.

Springfield Free Public Library
66 Mountain Ave., Springfield
973-376-4930
www.springfieldpubliclibrary.com

July 12–29
Thur–Sat at 8 pm | Sat & Sun at 3 pm
THEATRE
Linger

Maryanne and James are forced to confront the possibility that their popular son is capable of a horrible act. As social media explodes over the incident, the couple struggles to hold their splintering family together.

Vaughn Eames Hall
Tickets $15 – $30
Kean University
1000 Morris Ave., Union
908-737-7469
www.premierestagesatkean.com

Jul 19
1 pm & 7 pm
FILM (FREE)
“The Women’s Balcony”

This 2016 Israeli film tells the story of the major rift that takes place in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem after a serious mishap occurs in the synagogue during a Bar Mitzvah. 96 minutes; Hebrew with English subtitles.

Springfield Free Public Library
66 Mountain Ave., Springfield
973-376-4930
www.springfieldpubliclibrary.com

Jul 26
1 pm & 7 pm
FILM (FREE)
“Loving Vincent”

This 2017 film, depicted in oil-painted animation, tells the story of a young man who comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent Van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist’s final letter. He ends up investigating the final days of Van Gogh. 94 minutes.

Springfield Free Public Library
66 Mountain Ave., Springfield
973-376-4930
www.springfieldpubliclibrary.com

Jul 29
3 pm
FREE CONCERT
The August Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Michael Avagliano presents an afternoon concert performance of: Mendelssohn’s Overture in C Major Opus 24; Richard Strauss’s Serenade for Winds, Opus 7; Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in Eb Major (with Andrew Filippone, Trumpet Soloist); and Brahms’s Symphony #1 in C minor, Opus 68.

Westfield Presbyterian Church
140 Mountain Ave., Westfield
(Free admission)

Aug 2
1 pm & 6:45 pm
FILM (FREE)
“The Midwife”

This 2017 film, starring Catherine Deneuve, tells the story of a midwife who receives unexpected news from her father’s old mistress. 117 minutes; in French with English subtitles.

Springfield Free Public Library
66 Mountain Ave., Springfield
973-376-4930
www.springfieldpubliclibrary.com

Aug 9
1 pm & 6:45 pm
FILM (FREE)
“Loveless”

This 2017 film presents the story of a divorcing couple who must team up to find their son, who disappeared during one of their bitter arguments. 127 minutes; in Russian with English subtitles. Rated R.

Springfield Free Public Library
66 Mountain Ave., Springfield
973-376-4930
www.springfieldpubliclibrary.com

Aug. 13–17
9:30 am – 5:30 pm
DANCE CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Summer Dance Intensive with Carolyn Dorfman Dance

Immerse yourself in a fabulous week of dancing, development, discovery, performance, dialogue, and community. This one-week dance intensive (for ages 13 to adult) offers classes in contemporary modern technique, Dorfman repertory, improvisation and partnering, and Pilates, plus workshops with renowned guest artists. Visit website for full details. Culminates in a performance (free to the public) featuring all participants.

Tuition: $375
Harwood Arena at Kean University
1000 Morris Ave., Union
908-687-8855
www.carolyndorfman.dance/events/nj-summerdance-2018

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