From Books to Movies: The Third Man

LBTMV-2This fall, the Farmington Library will be hosting a series of film viewings and lectures with local movie buff Martha Reingold. Films based on books will be shown, followed by analysis of background, themes, and more. Viewings will begin at 6:15 p.m. at the Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive.

Film and literature lovers are encouraged to take part in these evenings of entertainment and engrossing discussion. This month’s film is The Third Man, and it will be shown on Monday, October 5, at 6:15 PM. Graham Greene is probably best known for his novels but he was a screenwriter as well.  When asked to write a script for this thriller, he said he couldn’t write a movie script without first writing a book. “The Third Man” is the result of the collaboration between Greene and the English director, Carol Reed. It the classic “film noire,” starring Orsen Welles and Joseph Cotton in a story about murder and mystery in Vienna just after World War II.

This event is free and open to the public. Please register in advance for this program by calling the library at 860-673-6791, using the online registration form, or visiting the Information Services Desk.

The Farmington Library is part of the Farmington Village Green and Library Association.  If you have special needs to attend library programs, contact the library in advance.

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