Foreign and Independent Film Series
The Great Falls Public Library’s Foreign and Independent Film Series continues on Wednesday, December 7, at 7:00 pm. and Saturday, December 10, at 2:00 pm. This series is free and open to the public.
December’s selection is the French film Marie’s Story. Based on a true story, this film recounts the inspiring life of a girl born deaf and blind and the courageous nun who help her learn to communicate with the world. At the turn of the 19th century a deaf and blind 14-year-old girl, Marie, is sent to the Larnay Institute in central France, where an order of Catholic nuns manages a school for the deaf. There the idealistic Sister Marguerite sees in Marie potential and vows to bring the wild girl out of the darkness. This film is in French with English subtitles. It is appropriate for all audiences.
The featured short is Motherly.
Films will be shown each month on the first Wednesday and the following Saturday. The series, which runs September through May, is free and open to the public. Be forewarned, some films may contain strong language or adult situations. They are not rated by MPAA but in our brochures we have tried to indicate content. Brochures are available at the library.