Darien Library to hold a women's history month film festival

The Darien Library is celebrating women in history at Darien Library with its Women’s History Month film festival. All screenings are in the community room.

Dancing in the Light

Tuesday, March 14, from 10 to 10:25 a.m.

This film tells the story of the first African American prima ballerina, Janet Collins. Narrated by actor and comedian Chris Rock, Dancing in the Light teaches us that we can be anything we set our minds to, even after being told that we are not the current model for success. NR. 20 minutes

Queen of Katwe

Tuesday, March 21, from 4 to 6:05 p.m.

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. PG.124 minutes.


Saturday, March 25, from 2 to 3:50 p.m.

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. PG.107 minutes.

Children, teen, and adult programs are funded by contributions to the Annual Campaign for the Darien Library.  Please contact the Children’s Library at 203-669-5235, or visit the Library’s website at https://dar.to/2mdyAcW to view all the children’s programs.