A United Kingdom (2016)
111 minutes. Rated PG-13.
Screening 1:00 and 7:00 p.m.
It is the story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil. In Tswana and English with English subtitles. Directed by Amma Asante. Starring David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike and Tom Felton.
Upcoming foreign films include Frantz (2016, rated PG-13, 113 minutes) which will be screened on Thursday, April 19th at 1:00 and 7:00 p.m., and After the Storm (2016, not rated, 118 minutes) which will be screened on Thursday, May 17th at 1:00 and 6:45 p.m.
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.