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Posted: February 17, 2017

Category: Library Programs & Events

Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays in March and April to view the nominees for the Best Picture at the Academy Awards.  View some of the best movies of 2016 on the big screen. See the schedule calendar.

For more information on each title, click the link to be directed to the IMDb page.

Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Willie Janssen Discovery Room

Thursday, March 2 - Hell or High Water: A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas. Rated: R.

Tuesday, March 7 - Hacksaw Ridge: WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. Rated: R.

Thursday, March 9 - Manchester by the Sea: An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. Rated: R.

Tuesday, March 14 - Moonlight: A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. Rated: R.

Thursday, March 16 - Fences: A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Rated: PG-13.

Tuesday, April 18 - Hidden Figures: The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. Rated: PG.

NEW DATE: Tuesday, April 25 - Lion: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. Rated: PG-13.

Thursday, April 27 –  La La Land.  A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. Rated: PG-13.

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