Just like books, film has the power to inform and inspire.
Each month at the Columbia Public Library, we offer a free screening of a thought-provoking documentary to help our community delve deeper into contemporary issues. Through this series, we frequently show films that have been celebrated by the True/False Film Fest as well as other highly-acclaimed film festivals. We also partner with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series, to bring you the most relevant and groundbreaking documentaries of the year.
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Upcoming Film Programs
Free Film Screening: “Iris“
Wednesday, November 9, 6:30 p.m.
Columbia Public Library, Friends Room
“Iris” pairs the late documentarian Albert Maysles (“Grey Gardens,” “Gimme Shelter“) with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsize influence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how a soaring free spirit continues to inspire. Shown in collaboration with POV, PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series. Adults and teens.