In the Realm of PN1997

Friday, July 15, 2005

Me And You And Everyone We Know

One of my favorite films from this year's film festival, Me And You And Everyone We Know, is now playing in the Philadelphia area at the Ritz East and Ritz Sixteen.

You can find out more about Me and You and see the trailer here.

National Films Registry Titles Added

The AV department has just purchased DVD copies of the following films that were recently selected to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress:

  • The Court Jester (1956)

    • Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury, Cecil Parker

  • Enter the Dragon (1973)

    • Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Ahna Capri, Bob Wall, Shih Kien, Jim Kelly

  • Going My Way (1944)

    • Bing Crosby, Barry Fitzgerald, Frank McHugh, James Brown

  • Jailhouse Rock (1957)

    • Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Dean Jones, Jennifer Holden

  • The Nutty Professor (1963)

    • Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Del Moore, Kathleen Freeman, Med Flory

  • Unforgiven (1992)

    • Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

See what other new films are available at Connelly Library

Thursday, July 14, 2005

New Award Winning Documentaries

New in Connelly Library: Award Winning Documentaries Recommended by the American Library Association:

  • Be Good, Smile Pretty – “A daughter’s journey to know her father…thirty years after his death in Vietnam.”

  • A Crisis of Faith: The Series – “what is really real in our lives, and how can we live in such a complex world with dignity, compassion and purpose?”

  • Farmingville – “a provocative, complex, and emotionally charged look into the ongoing nationwide controversy surrounding a suburban community, its ever-expanding population of illegal immigrants, and the shocking hate-based attempted murders of two Mexican day laborers.”

  • Trembling Before G-D – “The hidden lives of Gay and Lesbian Orthodox and Hasidic Jews.”

  • Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives – “In their words, our shared history.”

  • Union Square – “a powerful look into the world of homeless heroin addicts that live in Union Square Park in New York City.”

  • Winsor McCay: The Master Edition – “Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists.”

For more new films see