Virtual Film Club

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Film Club

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Registration for this event will close on December 17, 2024 @ 7:00pm.

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 Monsieur Verdoux (1947), directed by Charlie Chaplin.

Additional Resources:


Turner Classic Movies page:


Documentary (with comments by French director Claude Chabrol): (27 minutes)


Josh Vasquez, Slant (2004):

Mike Massie, Gone with the Twins (2020):

James Kendrick, Q Network (2013):

Carson Timar, Buttered Popcorn (2022):

Andre Bazin, What is Cinema, vol 2 (2021):      [This one is particularly lengthy, with analysis]

VIDEO: TCM Comments (with Guest Programmer Tom Bergeron): (about 8 minutes)

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR (Charles Chaplin)

Official Website:

Biographical Timeline:

9 Things You May Not Know about Charlie Chaplin:


791.43                 Weissman, Stephen M. Chaplin: a Life (2008)

B CHAPLIN       Robinson, David. Chaplin, his Life and Art (1985)

B CHAPLIN       Eyman, Scott. Charlie Chaplin vs. America (2023)


VIDEO: The Movie that Destroyed Charlie Chaplin: (30 minutes)

Essay by Ignatiy Vishnevetsky (for the Criterion Collection DVD), Monsieur Verdoux: Sympathy for the Devil (2013):

The soundtrack (music by Charlie Chaplin):


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