Food, Glorious Food Film Series: "Like Water for Chocolate"

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join Oak Park Film Historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss six delicious films which focus on food, cooking and eating. "Like Water for Chocolate" is a 1992 historical romance set in Mexico about forbidden love. It illustrates the sensual power of a great recipe. 105 minutes.

The six-film series continues Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.through April 1.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Food, Glorious Food Film Series: "Julie and Julia"

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join Oak Park Film Historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss six delicious films which focus on food, cooking and eating. See "Julie and Julia, a 2009 film in which Meryl Streep plays Julia Child in this biographical story about the great chef starting out in the profession. 123 minutes.

The six-film series continues Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.through April 1.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Food, Glorious Food Film Series: "Chocolat"

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join Oak Park Film Historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss six delicious films which focus on food, cooking and eating. In "Chocolat," a young mother arrives in a French village with her daughter and s hakes up the rigid morality of the community when she opens a chocolate Shop. 121 minutes.

The six-film series continues Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. through April 1.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Food, Glorious Food Film Series: "Big Night"

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join Oak Park Film Historian Doug Deuchler to see and discuss six delicious films which focus on food, cooking and eating. See "Big Night," a 1996 film which Stanley Tucci co-wrote, co-directed and star in. Enjoy this delicate comedy about two Italian brothers struggling to save their family's restaurant in 1958 New Jersey. 105 minutes.

The six-film series continues Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.through April 1.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Author Mark Adams: "Meet Me in Atlantis"

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Meet Mark Adams, author of the new book, "Meet me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City." Did you know that people are out there looking for Atlantis right now? Or that the search for the city is so popular that it actually has a name "Atlantology?" And its own encyclopedia, the "Atlantipedia?"

Adams, a former Oak Park resident, is the author of the previous best-selling book, "Turn Right at Machu Picchu." It was featured on the "Daily Show" with Jon Stewart, the "New York Times," "National Geographic" and continues to be a big seller.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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