Afghan movie part of International Film Series

The drama from Afghanistan The Patience Stone (Syngue sabour, pierre de patience) will be playing at the Howland Public Library at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24. The unusual war film presents the world through the eyes and forbidden thoughts of a young Muslim wife. Rated R. Door opens at 6:30 p.m.

The Howland Public Library shows a different international film each month. Refreshments include a culturally matching dessert. This month’s film will be shown in Persian with English subtitles. Admission and refreshments are free.

To see all upcoming events at the Howland Public Library, visit beaconlibrary.org and click on Calendar.

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