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May Movie Matinees

The Main Library screens your favorite films on Wednesdays at 2PM in the Community Meeting Room.
Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

This Month’s Screenings:

May 1 |  Next Goal Wins (2023)

Due to a change in his employment status, Dutch-American football coach Thomas Rongen was forced to undertake a coaching role he had difficulty accepting. He flew to American Samoa to coach their national football team to become eligible for the 2001 FIFA World Cup. The main challenge, though, is that the team is touted as one of the weakest in the world. Based on the 2014 documentary with the same title, this sports comedy-drama features the real-life travails of Thomas Rongen.
Rated: PG-13, Runtime: 1h 44min

May 8  | Picture Bride (1994)

Tale about a Japanese woman who agrees to an arranged marriage in turn-of-the-century Hawaii, but finds that it’s not the paradise she thought it would be. Youki Kudoh, Akira Takayama. Kana: Tamlyn Tomita. Kanzaki: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. Kayo Hatta directed.
Rated: PG-13, Runtime: 1h 38min

May 15 | Lion (2016)

A 5-year-old Indian boy is adopted by an Australian couple after he gets lost in Calcutta. Years later, he struggles with his memories of his birth family, and decides to begin a search for them.
Rated: PG-13, Runtime: 2h

May 22  | Yellow Rose (2019)

In rural Texas, a Filipino teen longs to make her mark on the world of country music. When an unexpected opportunity comes her way, she must make a choice between upholding her family’s traditions or leaving them all behind to pursue her lifelong aspiration.
Rated: PG-13, Runtime: 1h 34min


May 01 2024


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thomas Crane Public Library


Thomas Crane Public Library
40 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169
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