An asteroid named “Matilda” will collide with earth, ending all of humanity, in three weeks time. This certain knowledge of course has immediate and devastating consequences on every aspect of living, relationships, and priorities. In Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Steve Carel stars as insurance agent Dodge, who is promptly left by his wife upon learning of the earth’s certain demise, and he finds himself doubtful of his entire purpose and existence. He crosses paths with Penny, a neighbor played by Kiera Knightley, who is desperate to reunite with family in England before the end. As the end approaches, their journey is meant to take them to the people who matter most, and it unexpectedly does.
The movie showing is at the Central Library on Sunday, February 17th at 1:30 pm.