Friday Films: Set in Boston

“The Verdict” (1982) Friday, February 2, 2018 at 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling. Directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, and Jack Warden.

“Next Stop Wonderland” (1998) Friday, February 9, 2018 @ 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

An unlucky in love nurse finds her life taking a detour when her mother places a personals ad in the paper, while on the other side of Boston, a plumber is trying to change careers. Directed by Brad Anderson and starring Hope Davis, Alan Gelfant, Philip Seymour Hoffman.

“Starting Over” (1979) Friday, February 16, 2018 @ 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can’t get over his ex-wife. This affects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield’s novel. Directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh, Candice Bergen.

“The Boston Strangler” (1968) Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt. Directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, and George Kennedy.

Where: North End Branch Library / 25 Parmenter Street