Foreign Films

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Foreign Film Series: Parallel Mothers (Spanish – Spain, 123 mins, Rated R)

Monday, June 27 at 6:30 PM (in the Carlo Meeting Room) Two-time OSCAR NOMINEE 2022 – The story of two mothers who bond in unexpected way after giving birth the same day.

Foreign Film Series: Britt-Marie Was Here (Swedish, 97 mins, Rated PG)

Monday, July 25 at 6:30 PM (in the Carlo Meeting Room) A 63-year-old woman walks out on a loveless marriage and takes a job in a run-down town, coaching a rag-tag children’s soccer team. Based on the novel by Fredrik Backman.

Foreign Film Series: The Weasel’s Tale (Spanish – Argentina, 127 mins, Not Rated)

Monday, August 22 at 6:30 PM (in the Carlo Meeting Room) Four old friends sharing a big house in the country are menaced by a young couple who resourcefully and deceitfully seek to get them to sell the house.

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International Language Collection

Books
Check out our NEW adult international book collection in the library behind the lower information desk.  There you can find fiction and non-fiction titles in eleven languages:  FrenchGerman, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Persian, Spanish, Tamil, Telugu and Vietnamese. This collection is intended to better meet the needs of patrons that make up Northville’s growing, diverse cultural community and has plans to grow over the years.

In addition to the new adult collection, the library also features an international collection for kids, featuring books and DVDs in over 20 languages.

Audio/Visual
The library has hundreds of CDs featuring music from around the world in our adult music CD collection. There are also over a thousand DVDs in the foreign film collection in over 70 different languages.

Digital/Downloadable
Overdrive/Libby

  • E-BOOKS in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
  • E-AUDIOBOOKS in Chinese, French, German, Spanish
  • MAGAZINES in Chinese, French, German, Korean, Japanese, Spanish
  • MOVIES/TELEVISION in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Persian


Hoopla

  • E-BOOKS in French, German, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, Vietnamese
  • E-AUDIOBOOKS in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Persian, Tamil, Vietnamese
  • MUSIC in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Tamil, Telugu, Vietnamese
  • MOVIES/TELEVISION in Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Vietnamese
  • COMICS in French


ComicsPLUS – E-comicbooks in Chinese, French, Korean and Spanish

Freegal – Music featuring many different artists from outside of the U.S.A.
Kanopy – Foreign Films from around the world