The library will screen Lion (2016) at 1:00 and 6:45 p.m.
Nominated for six Oscars. A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost identity. Directed by Garth Davis. Starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara. In English, Hindi and Bengali with English subtitles. 118 min. 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.