Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., will screen the Oscar-nominated animated film “The Red Turtle” (2016, France/Belgium/Japan) Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

The wordless film, directed by Michael Dudok de Wit, was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year; it is rated PG and runs an hour and 20 minutes.

“The Red Turtle” recounts the milestones in the life of a human being through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds.

This year's Thursday Film Series is hosted by the Friends of the Rockland Library. In addition to watching great films, viewers can enter a drawing for books related to the movie's topic or theme donated by the Friend's Book Stop. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 594-0310.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or