Hispanic Heritage Film Festival


In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month the Library, in collaboration with the Village of Bensenville and the Bensenville Theatre, will present the following films in Spanish (with English subtitles) on Mondays at 7:00 pm at the Bensenville Theatre:

September 18 Hecho en México
September 25 Libertador
October 2 Calle 54
October 9 Los lunes al sol

The Bensenville Theatre is located at  9 S. Center Street in Bensenville.

This program is a part of our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. To learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month and see all of the programs and events, please click here.

Film Fanatics


Join Kelly the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of cinematic gems you may have missed. Admission to the show is free! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to the event.

August 17 | September 21 | October 19 | November 16 | December 21 | January 18 | February 15


Thursday, October 19 – Wonder Woman

Join the Library at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of “Wonder Woman”. Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny. This film is rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and some suggestive content.

(2017, Rated PG-13, Running time: 2 hour, 21 minutes)

 

Foreign Language Film Series


Join us on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for our Foreign Language Film Series, featuring films in a variety of languages. Admission is free! All films will be presented in their native languages with English subtitles.

August 14 | September 11 | October 9 | November 13 | December 11 | January 8 | February 12


Monday, September 11 – Elle

Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle’s life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game-a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

(2016, Rated R, 2 hours and 10 minutes) – Language: French


Monday, October 9 – Mondays in the Sun

This is the story of those who live as if every day was a constant Sunday, those who spend their Mondays in the sun. The story of people who worked in a dockyard but are now unemployed. 

Cuando un astillero cierra en el puerto de la ciudad de Vigo los trabajadores están dejados sin empleo. Ahora seis hombres y sus familias afrontan una situación económica difícil y ellos pasan los lunes en el paro. Sin embargo, todavía buscan trabajo y tienen esperanza

(2002, Rated R, 1 hour and 53 minutes) – Language: Spanish

Family Movie Night


 Join the Library the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of our favorite family films. Admission to the show is free! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to the event. Visit the Library’s website for more information.

September 5 | October 3 | November 7 | December 5 | January 2 | February 6


Tuesday, October 3 – Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Join the Library at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, this comedy for the whole family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters who hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. This film is rated PG for mild rude humor throughout. 

(2017, Rated PG, 1 hour, 29 minutes)



Tuesday, November 7 – Cars 3

Join the Library at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of Cars 3. Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

(2017, Rated G, 1 hour, 49 minutes)