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In a Better World

The lives of two Danish families cross each other as part of an extraordinary friendship. Anton is a doctor who commutes between Denmark and an African refugee camp. Anton and his wife are separated and contemplating divorce. The children are getting involved in a risky act of revenge with serious potential consequences. The parents must help the children come to terms with the complexity of human emotion. Directed by Susanne Bier. 119 minutes. In Danish with English subtitles. 2010.

Films are shown in the Nordic Hall at the Scandinavian Living Center (SLC). Admission, refreshments, and parking are free, although donations are welcome. The SLC is handicapped accessible.

Films start at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments for attendees are served at 1 p.m. Lunch (not included) is available in the Kaffestuga, which is open until 3 p.m. every Saturday.

For more information, contact Suzanne Clowes, director of the film program, at 508-545-2386 or by e-mail.

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After their public showing movies in our film series become part of the Library’s collection of DVDs available for borrowing.