A $5 donation is suggested with proceeds going to enhance the library’s DVD collection. Free popcorn is provided.
The May selection is based on “Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History” by George Crile. It tells the story of U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson (D-Texas) and his work with a CIA operative to supply arms to the fighters resisting the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s.
Directed by Mike Nichols, the film stars Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. It was released in 2007 and has a running time 100 minutes. The film is rated R.