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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

The world comes to the New Haven Library

World Films To Screen at New Haven Library Branches in December and January

The New Haven Public Library will hold a special world film series in December and January at several branches around the city. Free library screenings of GLOBAL LENS 2008 are made possible through Yale's Programs in International Educational Resources, or PIER.
The schedule is:

Dec. 13, 2p.m.--LET THE WIND BLOW (Partho Sen-Gupta, India, 2004) at Wilson Branch Library (946-2228)
Dec. 20, 2p.m.--ALL FOR FREE (Antonio Nuic, Croatia, 2006) at Main Library (946-7431)
Jan. 10, 2p.m.--LUXURY CAR (Wang Chao, China, 2006) at Main Library (946-7431)
Jan. 14, 6p.m.--THE CUSTODIAN (Rodrigo Moreno, Argentina, 2006) at Fair Haven Branch Library (946-8115)
Jan. 17, 2p.m.--THE BET COLLECTOR (Jeffrey Jeturian, Philippines, 2006) at Main Library (946-7431).

All films are in the native languages of the countries from which they originate, with English subtitles, and suitable for audiences over 12, officials said in a statement. For trailers and more information about the series, visit For directions to library branches, call the number indicated.