Virtual Film Club

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Program Description

Virtual Film Club

Each month we pick a culturally or historically significant film for library patrons to watch and discuss. Watch the film on your own time, then meet with our virtual film club to discuss the film on Zoom. Registration is required. Zoom Invites will be sent out via email.

Event Details

This month's film is Cloud Burst (2011), directed by Thom Fitzgerald

Additional Resources:


Official website:

Official U.S. trailer: (2½ minutes)


Knight at the Movies (Richard Knight, Jr., Windy City Times, 2017):

Richard Propes, The Independent Critic (2020):

Linda Barnard, Toronto Star (2013):

James Plath (Movie Metropolis, 2013) [DVD Review]:

EXTENDED conversation/critique/evaluation (Dodge Movie Podcast):    (30 minutes!)

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR (Thom Fitzgerald)

Biography (Canadian Film Encyclopedia) :

Short biographical data + an Interview with Fitzgerald and actor Ryan Douchette of Cloudburst:   (interview takes about 6½ minutes)

Biographical material, etc., at :

Poetics and Perseverance – Thom Fitzgerald of “The Hanging Garden” (IndieWire, 05-14-1998):



306.766 Faderman, Lillian. The gay revolution: the story of the struggle (2015)

791.43 Thomson, David. Sleeping with strangers: How the movies shaped desire (2019)


All links current and active as of 11-15-2023