Movies You May Have Missed

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2024
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2024
  • 3 sessions
  • Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Tuesday, August 13, 2024, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • Belfast Free Library
  • 38



Many films were not shown in Belfast while the Colonial Theatre was closed. As a break from summer blockbusters, this series is a catch-up with what we might have missed.

Three comedy/dramas have been chosen from around the world: China, Bhutan, and “merrie olde” England.

There will be short introductions and a discussion at the end of each movie. This free series, co-sponsored with the Belfast Free Library, is a chance for the public to learn more about the upcoming offerings at Senior College.

Registration is OPTIONAL for this FREE course. We welcome you to sign up to let us know you are coming, or you may just drop in at one or more sessions.


The Farewell (2019) PG Comedy, drama, in English, Mandarin, Japanese and Italian, with subtitles. 100 min.

A headstrong Chinese-American woman (Awakafina) returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer, as she struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness and as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019) Age 12+ Drama, Family, in Dzongkha and English, with subtitles. 110 min.

An aspiring singer in Bhutan dreams of getting a visa to move to Australia, but he shirks his duties and is sent to the most remote school in the world, a glacial Himalayan village, without electricity, textbooks, or even a blackboard, he then must face the daunting task of teaching the village children.

The Lost King (2022) PG-13 Comedy, Drama, in English, with subtitles. 108 min. with Sally Hawkins, Steve Coogan

A true story of the woman who refused to be ignored and who took on the country's most eminent historians, forcing them to think again about one of the most controversial kings in England's history, the remains of King Richard III are discovered beneath a carpark in Leicester.


Instructor: Paul Sheridan

Paul Sheridan helped run "Friday Night Films" at the Belfast Library for several years. This continues in that tradition. Paul Sheridan has been a lifelong movie buff and has taught many courses on photography and film at Belfast Senior College.

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