Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "From Here to Eternity"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "From Here to Eternity"

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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MIdcentury Movie Star Screening: "I Confess"

MIdcentury Movie Star Screening: "I Confess"

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

In "I Confess" directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1953), A Catholic priest who comes under suspicion for murder cannot clear his name without breaking the seal of the confessional. 91 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "A Place in the Sun"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "A Place in the Sun"

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "The Heiress"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "The Heiress"

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

In "The Heiress" (1949), a naiave, unattractive woman falls for a handsome suitor that her emotionaly abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter. 115 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "The Search"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "The Search"

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

"The Search" (1948) finds an American private in postwar Germany, trying to help a lot Czech boy who survived Auschwitz to find his mother.  Directed by Fred Zinnemann. 115 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Chicago Caribbean Film Festival:Congo Beat the Drum

Chicago Caribbean Film Festival:Congo Beat the Drum

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Congo Beat the Drum (2014, 57 min)See and discuss films showcasing Caribbean directors and screenwriters, in the third annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival at the Oak Park Public Library. Held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage Council and Diaspora Filmworks.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Chicago Caribbean Film Festival:Songs of Redemption

Chicago Caribbean Film Festival:Songs of Redemption

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Songs of Redemption (2013, 74min)See and discuss films showcasing Caribbean directors and screenwriters, in the third annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival at the Oak Park Public Library. Held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage Council and Diaspora Filmworks.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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