SPRINGFIELD–The Summer International Film Festival continues at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 4. The library will screen The Way Home (2002) at noon and 7 p.m. A 7-year-old boy whose parents are divorced is sent to his grandmother in the country, who is in poor health, and cannot speak. Sang-woo prefers to spend his time playing with his video game rather than have anything to do with her. But as time goes on, he realizes how much she means to him. 80 minutes. In Korean with English subtitles. Rated PG.
The Summer International Film Festival will conclude on Thursday, Aug. 11. The library will screen The Concert (2009) at noon and 6:45 p.m. 119 minutes. In French and Russian with English subtitles. Rated PG-13.
Funding for the film program has been made possible in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs and by the Friends of the Springfield Free Public Library.
Admission is free and refreshments are served. Assistive listening devices are available upon request. The Springfield Free Public Library is located at 66 Mountain Avenue. For more information, call 1-973-376-4930 or visit www.sfplnj.org.
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