Biopic Film Series: "Harvey Milk"

Biopic Film Series: "Harvey Milk"

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view "Milk," the final film in this Biopic Film Series.

"Milk" features Sean Penn in Best Actor Oscar-winning role as the assassinated San Francisco city supervisor and gay-rights leader Harvey Milk. This 2008 film is 128 minutes long.

 A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Biopic Film Festival: "The Queen" (Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth)

Biopic Film Festival: "The Queen" (Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth)

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view and discuss six popular and critically well received films. The series continues on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. through Feb. 27. A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Biopic Film Series: "Defiance" (Bielski Brothers)

Biopic Film Series: "Defiance" (Bielski Brothers)

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view and discuss six popular and critically well received films, a  series continuing on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. through Feb. 27. A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Biopick Film Series: "42" (Jackie Robinson)

Biopick Film Series: "42" (Jackie Robinson)

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view and discuss six popular and critically well received films. The series continues on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. through Feb. 27. A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Biopic Film Series: "Trumbo"

Biopic Film Series: "Trumbo"

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view and discuss six popular and critically well received films. The series continues on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. through Feb. 27. A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
Event Type: 
More Than a Month: Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival "The Long Walk Home"

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival "The Long Walk Home"

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

We'll mark the 31st anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and celebrate King's life and the legacy of the modern  Civil Rights Movement by viewing these enlightening films in January. "The Long Walk Home" (1990, PG 1 h 37 min, Drama, History). To learn more, visit More Than a Month.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
More Than a Month: Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution"

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution"

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

This riveting  documentary tells of the rise and fall of the Black Panther Political Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years. Post-screening discussion will follow. We'll mark the 31st anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
More Than a Month: Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival "Eyes on the Prize: Aint Scared of Your Jails"

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King, Jr. Film Festival "Eyes on the Prize: Aint Scared of Your Jails"

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

"Eyes on the Prize: Aint Scared of Your Jails". Originally produced as a special presentation of American Experience television program in 1986, the series revisits the turbulent times and emotional high points of the modern civil rights movement.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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