Join us for a discussion on the film EIGHTH GRADE (2018). "Thirteen-year-old Kayla (Elsie Fisher) endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school--the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year--before she begins high school." Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Comedy at the Golden Globes. Winner of the Best First Screenplay Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Winner of a WGA Award for Best Original Screenplay.
Be sure to watch the film before attending the program. You can access the film using our Kanopy streaming service available for FREE with your library card. If you do not have a library card, you can visit our website HERE or call your local Cuyahoga County Library branch for assistance. Films choices are subject to change based on the availability of the films on the streaming service. This film is also available on DVD in our catalog.
September 27 – RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT (2021)
October 25 – WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (2014)
November 29 – THE LOBSTER (2016)
This program will be held virtually using Zoom, no download is required.
- 6:45p-7:00p - Facilitator will be available for optional setup, and technical assistance.
- 7:00p-8:00p – Discussion.
Registration and an email address are required to receive the link to participate. A meeting link will be emailed to registered participants approximately one hour prior to the start of the program. You will need a device with audio and/or video and an internet connection to join.
For questions regarding this program please contact: Tania Benites / [email protected]