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2015-05-29 Foxcatcher

When wealthy John du Pont invites Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz to move to his estate and help form a wrestling team for the 1988 Olympics, Mark sees a way to step out of the shadow of his charismatic brother, Dave . However, du Pont begins to lead Mark down a dark road, causing the athlete's self-esteem to slip. Meanwhile, du Pont becomes fixated on bringing Dave into the fold, eventually propelling all three toward an unforeseen tragedy.

 

2014, Rated: R, 134 min.

2015-06-04 From Here to Eternity

The powerful, realistic story (and fierce indictment) of the lives of American military men stationed in peace-time Hawaii during the summer and fall before the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in late 1941.

Celebrating the Centennials Film Series

 

1953, Not Rated, 118 min.

2015-06-05 Whiplash

When a hopeful jazz drummer is invited to participate in a band, the demanding behavior of the conductor begins to change the drummer's personality and dreams.

 

2014, Rated: R, 107 min.

2015-06-19 The Good Lie

They were known simply as 'The Lost Boys.' Orphaned by the brutal civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3,600 lost boys and girls to America.

 

2014, Rated: PG-13, 110 min.

2015-07-02 Casablanca

Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Celebrating the Centennials Film Series

 

1942, Rated: PG, 102 min.

2015-07-03 Far From the Madding Crowd

Screen version of Thomas Hardy's classic love story about a headstrong young woman whose life becomes entwined with three disparate men: a dashing soldier, a wealthy landowner, and a sheep farmer, who find themselves not only pitted against each other, but also trapped in the shadow of their beloved's grand illusions of passion and romance.

 

1968, Rated: PG, 168 min.

2015-07-17 Book-to-Film: Unbroken

With Ralph Guiteau, Readers' Services Librarian

Tells the gripping true story of a U.S. airman who was the soul surviver when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II and had to face thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, a foundering raft, thirst and starvation, enemy aircraft and, beyond, a trial even greater.

Join us for a viewing of the film and a short discussion of the similarities and differences between the two.

 

2014, Rated: PG-13, 137 min.

2015-07-24 The Theory of Everything

The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science.

 

2014, Rated: PG-13, 123 min.

Kings Row (Thursday, August 6 at 1 PM)

2015-08-06 Kings Row

The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.

Celebrating the Centennials Film Series

 

1942, Not Rated, 127 min.

2015-08-14 The Lunchbox

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's lunchbox delivery system leads to a connection between a young housewife to an older man.

In Hindi with English subtitles

 

2013, Rated: PG, 104 min.

2015-08-21 Book-to-Film: Still Alice

With Lisa Jones, Readers' Services Librarian

Feeling at the top of her game when she is suddenly diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease, Harvard psychologist Alice Howland struggles to find meaning and purpose in her life as her concept of self gradually slips away.

Join us for a viewing of the film and a short discussion of the similarities and differences between the two.

 

2014, Rated: PG-13, 101 min.

2015-08-26 Annie

Annie, an optimistic orphan living in a New York foster home, is taken in by billionaire Will Stacks to help his mayoral campaign.

 

2014, Rated: PG, 118 min.

2015-09-03 Citizen Kane

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Celebrating the Centennials Film Series

 

1941, Not Rated, 119 min.

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