Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Auntie Mame"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Auntie Mame"

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss Auntie Mame, the fifth in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1958 film directed by Morton DaCosta, an orphaned nephew comes to live with his eccentric, free-spirited aunt. (143 minutes)
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Picnic"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "Picnic"

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss Picnic, the fourth in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1955 film directed by Joshua Logan, a handsome drifter ignites the passions of Kansas women at a small-town Labor Day celebration. (115 minutes)
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Rosalind Russell Film Series: "His Girl Friday"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "His Girl Friday"

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See His Girl Friday, the second in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1940 film directed by Howard Hawks, a hard-boiled newspaper editor (Cary Grant) tries to lure his investigative reporter ex-wife away from her bland, boring fiance. (92 minutes) 
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Rosalind Russell Film Series: "The Women"

Rosalind Russell Film Series: "The Women"

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

See and discuss The Women, the first in a film series celebrating Rosalind Russell. In this 1939 film directed by George Cukor, a happily married woman lets her catty friends talk her into divorce when her husband strays. (133 minutes)
About the "Funny Lady: A Celebration of Rosalind Russell" Film Series

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Film Screening and Discussion: "Schindler's List"

Film Screening and Discussion: "Schindler's List"

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler to view and discuss Steven Spielberg's 1993 film, Schindler's List. Winner of seven Oscar awards, including Best Picture, the film follows the true story of Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson), who saved more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. There will be an intermission with snacks during the film. (196 minutes).

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Picturing the Past: "A Man for All Seasons"

Picturing the Past: "A Man for All Seasons"

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:15pm

A Man for All Seasons is a story about the opposition of Sir Thomas More to the divorce of King Henry VIII and the events that led to More's execution. If you've read or watched Wolf Hall, this is the other side of that story. (G, 1966, 120 minutes)
Join us for this new program series featuring films with a historical context. We'll watch the film and then discuss the historic events and people depicted. Focusing on the story, we'll talk about what the film got right (or wrong) about history. 

Location: 
Maze Branch
Event Type: 
Picturing the Past: "Selma"

Picturing the Past: "Selma"

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:15pm

Selma is based on the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, John Lewis, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Discussion of the movie and the Civil Rights Movement follows the film screening. (PG-13, 2014, 122 minutes)
Join us for this new program series featuring films with a historical context. We'll watch the film and then discuss the historic events and people depicted. Focusing on the story, we'll talk about what the film got right (or wrong) about history. 

Location: 
Maze Branch
Event Type: 
Artists on Film: "Frida"

Artists on Film: "Frida"

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for Artists on Film, a six-week series that continues through November 11. 
This week's film is Frida, directed by Julie Taymor. Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina portray larger-than-life Mexican painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. (2002, 123 minutes)

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 

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