Tuesday, January 16 at 5:00 pm

Films at Five: From Fiction to Film

This Winter, the Library is pleased to present From Fiction to Film, a winter film series of four blockbuster films adapted from novels for the silver screen.  All films will be shown on Tuesday evenings (one per month) at 5:00 p.m. on the big screen in the Bement Room.  Admission is free.

Join us for the first film in the series, Silver linings playbook (2012; R) on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.  Based on the 2008 debut novel by American author Matthew Quick.  The film, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, and Robert DiNiro, was nominated for eight Academy Awards, with Jennifer Lawrence winning Best Actress.



February 6, 2018, 5:00 p.m.: THE Remains of the day (1993; PG) Based on the 1989 novel by Nobel Prize-winning British-Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro.  The film, starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson, was nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Director.  It won BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay.

March 6, 2018, 5:00 p.m.: The english patient (1996; R) Based on Michael Ondaatje’s 1992 Booker Prize-winning novel.  The film, starring Ralph Fiennes and Juliette Binoche, won nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress.

April 3, 2018, 5:00 p.m.: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011; R) Adapted from John LeCarre’s 1974 best-selling novel.  The film, starring Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, and Benedict Cumberbatch, was nominated for dozens of awards and won the BAFTA Award for Best British Film.

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