National Library Week (April 4-10th) is a perfect time to watch one. Here is a list of films that can be watched on Kanopy, ordered from the Library, or streamed online.

DRAMA
American Animals ~ 1hr 56 mins (2018) Four young men attempt an audacious heist from their local library in this black comedy. The actual heist which took place at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky in 2004. Based on a true story. Director: Bart Layton; Cast: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, and Ann Dowd.

The Wife ~ 1hr 41 mins (2018) For 40 years of marriage, Joan works alongside her writer husband Joe. When he receives the Nobel Prize for Literature, she starts to see her life in a new way. Adaptation of a Meg Wolitzer novel. Director: Björn Runge; Cast: Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Max Irons.

Capote ~ 1 hr 54 mins (2005) Truman Capote is a popular writer who has been bullied since he was a child but for not fitting in. When he decides to write about a series of Kansas murders, things take a strange–and dark–turn. Based on the true story behind Capote’s 1994 novel In Cold Blood. Director: Bennett Miller; Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Balaban, C. Ernst Harth, Catherine Keener, Chris Cooper, Clifton Collins.