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International Film Series

Funded by the John and Mary Murphy Foundation, the One Winchester, Many Traditions international film series is a project to welcome the town’s residents from other countries and to celebrate the varied cultural heritages of all of Winchester’s residents. In addition to maintaining a subscription to World Journal, the largest Chinese-language newspaper in the United States, we host an annual film series from November through April.

2019-2020 schedule

Films are shown in the Winchester Public Library’s Meeting Room. All film screenings are free. 

JANUARY 6: Shoplifters
6:30 PM

R; 121 min.; Drama
County: Japan
Language: Japanese

"A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold." 

FEBRUARY 3: The rider
6:30 PM

R; 104 min; Drama
County: US
Language: English

"After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America." 

6:30 PM

R; 126 min.; Drama
County: Lebanon
Language: Arabic

"While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect." 

6:30 PM

NR; 100 min.; Comedy/Drama
County: Taiwan
Language: Mandarin

"A teenage boy and his mother are further driven apart when they find out that his father's life insurance policy is to be received by his lover."