Springfield Library’s Spring International Film Festival Begins In March

SPRINGFIELD — The Spring International Film Festival begins at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, March 21. The library will screen Monsieur Lazhar (2011) at 1 and 7 p.m. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, Monsieur Lazhar tells the story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher, and the 55-year-old Algerian immigrant who offers his services as a substitute teacher and aids the process of collective healing. In French with English subtitles. 94 minutes. Rated PG-13.

The Spring International Film Festival will continue on April 18 and May 16 with screenings of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and As It Is In Heaven.

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, Springfield. For more information, call 1-973-376-4930 or visit www.sfplnj.org.

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