Just in! Selma dramatizes a key moment in the Civil Rights movement, the thee months leading up to the dramatic march from Selma to Montgomery, which culminated with Congress passing the the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Also new on DVD, Song One, a romance set in Brooklyn’s indie music scene, featuring Ann Hathaway. In Cake, Jennifer Aniston plays a woman on the edge is who suffering from chronic pain. Finally, for our throwback classic of the month, The Sand Pebbles is a tough drama about gunboat sent to China to protect American interests during the turbulent 1920s. Steve McQueen stars as Jake Holman, the crew’s skeptical engineer.
Quotable"No place is as totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." - Lady Bird Johnson