FILM: Letís Get Literary
The book is better than the movie? Not so fast. The Grandview Library makes its case for cinema equality with this series of films based on classic literature. So have a seat, but leave your bookmarks and reading glasses at home.
Mondays at 6:30 pm (January 6-Feburary 10) and 6 pm (February 24-March 17)
- 1/6: To Have and Have Not (1944)
Ernest Hemingway's romance story starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, and Lauren Bacall.
- 1/13: Macbeth (1948)
William Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy directed by Orson Welles. Racial inequality drama based Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 3 Oscar nominations.
- 1/20: A Soldier’s Story (1984)
Military murder in Jim Crow South based on Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 3 Oscar nominations. Celebrate MLK Day.
- 1/27: Anna Karenina (1935)
Leo Tolstoy's love story starring Greta Garbo.
- 2/3: Moby Dick (1956)
Herman Melville’s classic adventure story directed by John Huston, co-written with Ray Bradbury, and starring Gregory Peck.
- 2/10: Oliver Twist (1948)
Charles Dickens' classic directed by David Lean. #46 on BFI 100.
2/17: OFF. READ A BOOK!
- 2/24: Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Jane Austen's British drama starring Laurence Olivier & Greer Garson. Screenplay co-written by Aldous Huxley. 1 Oscar.
- 3/3: The Remains of the Day (1993)
Kazuo Ishiguro's British drama starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. 8 Oscar nominations.
- 3/10: In Cold Blood (1967)
Truman Capote's fugitive story starring Robert Blake. 4 Oscar nominations. Rated R. For mature audiences only.
- 3/17: To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Harper Lee's story of racial inequality starring Gregory Peck. 3 Oscar wins (8 nominations).
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