Library documentary film night celebrates Harry Jerome

The Williams Lake Library’s National Film Board film series continues this Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. with the film Mighty Jerome.

The Williams Lake Library’s National Film Board film series continues this Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. with the film Mighty Jerome.

This film about the rise, fall and redemption of Harry Jerome, trck and field star and one of Canada’s greatest athletes marks African Heritage Month in February.

Gorgeous monochrome imagery, impassioned interviews and astonishing archival footage are used to tell the compelling story of what has been called “the greatest comeback in track and field history.”

Pre-registration is required as seating is limited.

The film The Future is Now! will be shown at the library on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m.

In an effort to re-connect a pessimistic “everyman” with humanity, a journalist takes him on a voyage of possibilities, encountering leading thinkers in the arts and sciences. Will the journalist succeed in turning the cynic into an optimist?

Will it matter? What can one person do?

The documentary Wiebo’s War is coming in April with the date to be announced later.