Digital Services, Film

Film Review: Captain Fantastic

Captain Fantastic Directed By: Matt Ross Released: 2016 Rated: R Available on Kanopy: https://www.kanopy.com/en/lindenhurstlibrary/video/5633108 Review: This film is a masterpiece of character. Despite having a large family at the center of the film, each actor brings the power of character… Continue Reading…

Film, History, Pop Culture

Documentary Review: Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Directed By: Tracy Heather Strain Released: 2017 Rated: PG Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/lorraine-hansberry-sighted-eyesfeeling-heart) Review: This documentary has everything a phenomenal documentary needs. From powerful insights, brilliant interviews, and a clear fascination with the subject at… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Pop Culture

Film Review: Together Together

Together Together Directed By: Nikole Beckwith Released: 2021 Rated: R Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/together-together) Review: This film is a gift and a tribute to the power of human connection. With a soothing charm it conveys the awkward, sometimes uncomfortable, but… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Documentary Review: Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It Directed By: Mariem Pérez Riera Released: 2021 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/rita-moreno-just-girl-who-decided-go-it) Over a 70+ year career, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become one… Continue Reading…

Film, Programs, Sustainability

Film Discussion: Decoding the Weather Machine

Join scientists on a quest to better understand the weather and climate machine we call Earth. Why do scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, and how can we be resilient – even thrive -in the face of enormous… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History

Classic Cinema at Home

Craving an escape into the Golden Age of Hollywood? Hoopla and Kanopy have got you covered! Both resources have a combined 800+ films instantly available for streaming with your library card. Check out some of the titles below! If you… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History

Documentary Review: The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes Directed By: Alison Reid Released: 2019 Avaliable On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/woman-who-loves-giraffes) Review: In 1956, Anne Innis Dagg completed a solo trip to South Africa to study giraffes. This was years before Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film

Film Review: Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth Directed By: William Oldroyd Released: 2016 Rated: R Avaliable On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/lady-macbeth-0) Review: This film is savoringly simple, pensive and alluring. This is a deceptive and manipulative way to introduce the power of the mind and the need for freedom and… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, Reading

Documentary Review: The Booksellers

The Booksellers Directed By: D.W. Young Released: 2019 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/booksellers) Review: This documentary is great for so many reasons. It is unapologetically New York, from a focus on Fran Lebowitz, to the narration by Parker Posey, and the… Continue Reading…

Digital Services, Film, History, Pop Culture

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Looking for great movies, books and more to celebrate Spooky Season? The library has tons of options to find the scary, sweet, classic and contemporary! Check out some of our resources below to get started. History Curious about… Continue Reading…

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