Thursday Film Encore
Thursday March 29, 2018
2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
BATTLE OF THE SEXES
2017, 121 minutes, PG-13
Director: Jonathan Dayton
Cast: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Elisabeth Shue, Bill Pullman
Synopsis: In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.
Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.
Location: Station Branch Community Room
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