Japanese-American Film Picture Bride Screens Jan. 23

Howland Public Library screening starts 7 p.m.

The Japanese-American film Picture Bride will be shown at the Howland Public Library at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23. Follow a young woman as she leaves Japan for Hawaii to marry a man she’s never met. Famed film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert gave the film “two thumbs up.” The movie is rated PG-13.

This screening is free and no registration is required. All films are shown in their original languages with English subtitles. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the film starts promptly at 7.

The Howland Public Library is located at 313 Main St. in Beacon. For more information, contact Alison Herrero, adult services librarian, at 845-831-1134.

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