New DVDs at the Library

The Glass Castle – Based on the bestselling novel, a young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks – Based on a true story: An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

Kidnap – Starring Halle Berry, this story tells of a mother that will stop at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.

War of the Planet of Apes – After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

Wind River – A veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman, and uses the case as a means of seeking redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility which ended in tragedy.

Queen of the Desert – A chronicle of Gertrude Bell’s life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Visit the library to check out a HITS copy today, or, follow the link by clicking on the title of the movie to check availability or place a hold.