"70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green" Filmscreening

"70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green" Filmscreening

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

This powerful documentary explores the demolition of the Chicago Cabrini-Green high-rise public housing complex and the on-going impact of displacement on the community's long time residents. The filmmakers will be present for a post screening discussion.
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Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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More Than a Month: Toni Morrison, <em>Playing in the Dark</em>

More Than a Month: Toni Morrison, <em>Playing in the Dark</em>

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Author Toni Morrison has taken readers on journeys steeped in history and the human condition. Whether found on a southern plantation or navigating urban cities during the Harlem renaissance, her characters are dynamic and at the same time often flawed.

Please bring along comments and questions about your favorite Morrison novels and join us for a discussion of some of Ms. Morrison's life-changing works, including "Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination."

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency</em>

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency</em>

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

We'll mark the 33nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 . Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 . Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 . Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

. Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>Small Island</em>

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>Small Island</em>

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

We'll mark the 33nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 . Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 . Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 . Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

. Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>The Battle of Algiers</em>

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>The Battle of Algiers</em>

Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

We'll mark the 33nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 . Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 . Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 . Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

. Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>I Am Not Your Negro</em>

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>I Am Not Your Negro</em>

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

We'll mark the 33nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 . Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 . Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 . Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

. Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>Putney Swope</em>

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>Putney Swope</em>

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

We'll mark the 33nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 . Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 . Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 . Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

. Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>Get Out</em>

More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: <em>Get Out</em>

Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

We'll mark the 33nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 . Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 . Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 . Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

. Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

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

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