Tuesday, February 6 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.

This month’s featured film is 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.

COMING UP:

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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