British, Irish films featured
The Jefferson County Library Film Center will feature British and Irish films in January.
Located in the library's Rodriguez Annex at 134 SE E St., Madras, the film center shows films for free, and refreshments are available.
Friday, Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m., "Death at a Funeral" (R), a 2007 British comedy.
Daniel is a decent young man, married to Jane, and still living at his father's home. When his father dies, it is up to him to organize the funeral.
On this painful morning, with a suitable grave expression on his face, Daniel is ready to welcome his father's friends and relatives. But preserving the dignity of the occasion will be a hard task in light of the guests who begin arriving.
Friday, Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m., "Albert Nobbs" (R), is set in 19th century Ireland, and stars Glen Close.
"Albert" Nobbs struggles to survive in a time when women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.
Friday, Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m., "Maudie," (PG-13). This is the true story of folk artist Maud Lewis, staring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.
An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.