World War I and America: A 100th Anniversary Film Series

World War I and America: A 100th Anniversary Film Series

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Explore the transformative impact of America's entry into the  First World War 100 years ago in 1917. Film historian Doug Deuchler will introduce and lead discussions on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. continuing through Nov. 8. See "Sergeant York," a 1941 film in which Gary Cooper, a southern sharpshooter, is drafted into World War I, despite  his claims of being a pacifist. He ends up becoming a war hero.  134 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
World War I and America: A 100th Anniversary Film Series

World War I and America: A 100th Anniversary Film Series

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Explore the transformative impact of America's entry into the  First World War 100 years ago in 1917. Film historian will introduce and lead discussions on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Oct. 4, and continuing through Nov. 8. See "All Quiet on the Western Front," the first major anti-war movie in which a young soldier's patriotism is destroyed by the harsh realities of combat. 133 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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