“A Prayer for the Dying,” opens the 11th season of Williamsburg Regional Library’s Celtic Film Series on Wed., September 1 at 7 p.m. in the Williamsburg Library Theatre, 515 Scotland St. Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates and Liam Neeson star in this action-thriller based on a Jack Higgins novel about an IRA revolutionary who wants out of the endless cycle of killing; but the price of his freedom is one last murder.
Dr. Jack Willis, professor emeritus of English at William and Mary, will introduce the 1987, R-rated film, which is free of charge and for which no reservations are needed. For more information, visit www.wrl.org/programs, or call (757) 259-4070.
Williamsburg Regional Library presents the Celtic Film Series in cooperation with the local chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. The monthly series explores the history, drama and quirky humor of films made in or about Ireland.