Category: Critic’s Choice

The Lunchbox


A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.

All Is Lost


After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.

The first Thursday of each month, January through November, thought provoking films are viewed and then discussed. Films in this series may not be appropriate for all audiences. Program funding provided by the Manitowoc Public Library Foundation Endowment. This series is free and open to the public.

Hyde Park on Hudson

Join fellow film buffs and library staff to see Hyde Park on Hudson. A brief discussion will follow the film. The Critic’s Choice Film Series is sponsored by the Manitowoc Public Library Foundation and the Friends of Manitowoc Public Library.

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York. – See more at:,2,6#sthash.9pkIK9GW.dpuf