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Friday April 24, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Film Screening: Family Plot Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Luke Owens   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Family Plot (1976). The very last entry in our nine month series of classic Alfred Hitchcock movies. Family Plot was the last film Hitchcock made before his death in 1980. 

Librarian and film buff Luke Owens will introduce. Screenings are free, open to the public, and begin at 2:30PM.

    Location: Program Room
Friday May 8, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Oscar Film Series: Birdman Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

BirdmanFormer cinema superhero Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton) is mounting an ambitious Broadway production that he hopes will breathe new life into his stagnant career. It's risky, but he hopes that his creative gamble will prove that he's a real artist and not just a washed-up movie star. As opening night approaches, a castmate is injured, forcing Riggan to hire an actor (Edward Norton) who is guaranteed to shake things up. 

Free and open to the public, with a short introduction.

    Location: Program Room
Friday May 22, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Oscar Film Series: Boyhood Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   
The joys and pitfalls of growing up are seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane), his parents (Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke) and his sister (Lorelei Linklater). Vignettes, filmed with the same cast over the course of 12 years, capture family meals, road trips, birthday parties, graduations and other important milestones. Songs from Coldplay, Arcade Fire and other artists capture the time period. Directed by Richard Linklater.

Free and open to the public, with a short introduction.

    Location: Program Room
Friday June 5, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Oscar Film Series: The Imitation Game Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. 

Free and open to the public, with a short introduction.

    Location: Program Room
Friday June 19, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:30 PM Oscar Film Series: Still Alice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   847-8720 ext 208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   
A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. With Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, and Kristin Stewart.

Free and open to the public, with a short introduction.

    Location: Program Room
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