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Oscar Film Series: Hidden Figures
04/29/2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room

Film showing of Hidden Figures, based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly, directed by Theodore Melfi, and starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae. As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.

3 Oscar Nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress–Octavia Spencer, and Best Adapted Screenplay (Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi)

Rated PG, 127 minutes. Free showing, popcorn & soda.

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Oscar Film Series: La La Land
05/06/2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room

Film showing of La La Land, written and directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Gosling. A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

La La Land does nothing less than jolt the movie musical to life for the 21st century. You leave exhilarated by Damien Chazelle’s nonstop inventiveness, dazzled by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, and thrilled how they made movies magic again.” Rolling Stone

WINNER of 6 Oscars: Best Director; Best Actress–Emma Stone; Cinematography; Original Score; Original Song–“City of Stars”; and Production Design

8 additional Oscar nominations: Best Picture; Best Actor–Ryan Gosling; Original Screenplay; Costume Design; Original Song–“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)”; Film Editing; Sound Mixing; and Sound Editing

Rated PG-13, 128 minutes. Free showing, popcorn & soda.

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Oscar Film Series: The Salesman
05/20/2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room

Film showing of The Salesman (Forushande), from Iran, written and directed by Asghar Farhadi and starring Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, and Babak Karimi. While both participating in a production of Death of a Salesman, a teacher’s wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife’s traumatized objections.

WINNER of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

“Hosseini and Alidoosti are superb…” San Francisco Chronicle

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image; 125 minutes. Free showing, popcorn & soda.

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