Friday Film Club: Maritime Month Edition
Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NOTE: The Friday Film Club is being held on the FOURTH Friday this month, instead of our usual third Friday meeting slot.
The Friday Film Club is an online discussion group for anyone who enjoys critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, and foreign films. Discussions will be led by the Library’s Program Coordinator, Julia Pierce.
In April, the group will be watching and discussing maritime-themed movies in honor of the library’s annual tradition of celebrating “Maritime Month” in April. The two films that received the most votes from members this month are the sailing adventures documentaries: Maidentrip (2013, 1h 22min, Not Rated) and Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World (2017, 1 h 17 min, Not Rated). Information about how to watch is located below. To participate in the group’s online discussion about the films, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants are asked to watch at least one of the films prior to the meeting.
You can watch the trailer for Maidentrip here: https://www.amazon.com/Maidentrip-Laura-Dekker/dp/B00J2OV2RA
The documentary is available to watch for FREE on the Kanopy App (with your library card #), FREE with an Amazon Prime subscription, or to rent on Amazon for $2.99, rent on YouTube from $1.99, and to rent on other platforms like Google Play, Vudu, iTunes, and AppleTV. There are also copies available to borrow via interlibrary loan.
You can watch the trailer for Sea Gypsies here: https://www.amazon.com/Sea-Gypsies-Far-Side-World/dp/B082383MWV
The documentary is available to watch for FREE on the Kanopy App (with your library card #), FREE with an Amazon Prime subscription, rent on Amazon for $.99, and to rent on AppleTV. (NOTE: If the AMAZON link says “not available,” try logging into your account or checking Amazon on a different device. It was “not available” on my laptop, but worked fine on my TV.)
Again, watching both films is not required, but it certainly makes for a more lively discussion to be able to compare the two. I hope you’ll join us!