The Public

The Public

DVD - 2019
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When a brutal blast of cold hits Cincinnati, the public library transforms from a safe haven for the homeless into a potential war zone. Those who have no place of retreat to evade the cold stage a sit-in in the library where they are tended by members of the library's staff. Soon the police arrive and a stand-off threatens to bring tragedy to the homeless individuals and those who care about their well-being. An eye-opening exploration of the basic values of humanity plays out as the cold rages outside.


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Jul 21, 2019

A very important film that I think everyone who works in a public library system needs to see. How far will you go for those who have less and are less fortunate for you? Amazing talents in this movie, besides Emilio Estevez, including Alec Baldwin, Taylor Schilling, and Jena Malone. You will never think of the song "I Can See Clearly Now" the same way again!

Jul 11, 2019

Best movie ever about public libraries today!


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