Pew Learning Center & Ellison Library


Check out these movies from our rotating video collection:


Boyhood (2014)
After divorcing, a mother and father continue to share the task of guiding their young son through youth and adolescence, and finally to adulthood. As the years roll by, the relationships among the three characters continue to evolve as well.  Shot with the same actors over a period of 12 years.  Directed by Richard Linklater.

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Depressed over the state of the human world, underground musician Adam -- a vampire -- hooks up again with Eve, his mysterious lover of many centuries. But the antics of Eve's spirited little sister threaten to destroy their eternal love.  Directed by Jim Jarmusch, with an excellent cast of Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, and John Hurt.

Pride (2014)
In an unlikely alliance, striking British mineworkers draw support from a coalition of gay and lesbian activists who solicit donations to help tide over the miners' families during the 1984 standoff with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government.

The Giver (2014)
In a future society called The Community, pain, war and disease have been eradicated, as have individuality and free will. When a teenager named Jonas learns the truth about the real world, he must decide whether to reveal all or remain quiet.  With Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep.

The Maze Runner (2014)
In a post-apocalyptic future, an amnesiac named Thomas wakes up to find himself trapped with a group of other teenage boys in a mysterious community called the Glade, where they must uncover the deadly secrets of a giant maze in order to survive.


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