The International Film Series Presents Sleeper


Photo courtesy of Swank Motion Pictures.


 What would you expect to find when you woke up after being cryogenically frozen for 200 years?

See Woody Allen’s slapstick vision of the future in one of his funniest films.

Swank Motion Pictures describes Sleeper as the story of health-food store owner Miles Monroe (Woody Allen) who enters the hospital for a routine gall bladder operation. When he expires on the operating table, Miles’ sister requests permission to cryogenically freeze her brother’s body. After 200 years, Miles is unwrapped by a group of scientists and awakens to a “brave new world” of deadening conformity, ruled with an iron fist by a never-seen leader. Miles is forced to flee for his life when the scientists — actually a group of revolutionary activists — are overpowered by the leader’s police.  Stop in to find out what happens next…

Join us on Wednesday September 25, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 305 of the Weinberg Memorial Library.  Jean Lenville, Assistant Dean of the Library, will lead a discussion following the film.   The event is open to the public and free of charge.  Light refreshments will be served.

Contact Sharon Finnerty at for reservations.