Foreign Language Film Series


Join us on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium 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.

May 14 | June 11 | July 9 | August 13


Monday, May 14 – Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla

Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza  leads badly outnumbered and outgunned troops to defend the city of Puebla from invading French forces.

(2013, rated r, 2 hours 5 minutes) – Language: Spanish

Please note: all Foreign Language Film Series showings will be at the Bensenville Library


Monday, June 11 – [Rec]

A reporter and her cameraman record the horrifying outbreak of a disease that turns humans into vicious cannibals.

(2007, rated R, 1 hour 18 minutes) – Language: Spanish

Please note: all Foreign Language Film Series showings will be at the Bensenville Library


Monday, July 9 – Amelie

A fanciful comedy about a young woman who discretely orchestrates the lives of the people around her, creating a world exclusively of her own making.

(2001, rated R, 2 hours 9 minutes) – Language: French

Please note: all Foreign Language Film Series showings will be at the Bensenville Library


Monday, August 13 – 3 Idiotas

Two lifelong friends embark on a quest to find a college buddy who disappeared without a trace the day before graduation.

(2017, rated PG-13, 1 hour 46 minutes) – Language: Spanish

Please note: all Foreign Language Film Series showings will be at the Bensenville Library

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