Oscar Series: 2019 Best Pictures

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Posted: February 27, 2020

Category: Library Programs & Events

And the Oscar goes to... Movie Series

Join us on in March and April to view the nominees for the Best Picture at the Academy Awards.  View some of the best movies of 2019 on the big screen.

Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Willie Janssen Discovery Room

ONCE UPON A TIME... IN HOLLYWOOD

Monday, March 9

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writer: Quentin Tarantino
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie

JOJO RABBIT

Monday, March 23

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Director: Taika Waititi
Writers: Taika Waititi (screenplay), Christine Leunens (novel)
Stars: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson

FORD V FERRARI

Monday, March 30

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Director: James Mangold
Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth Jason Keller
Stars: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal 

PARASITE

Monday, April 6

All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident.

Director: Bong Joon Ho
Writers: Bong Joon Ho (story), Bong Joon Ho (screenplay), Jin Won Han (screenplay)
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo

1917

Tuesday, April 14

April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.

Director: Sam Mendes
Writers: Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Stars: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays 

LITTLE WOMEN

Monday, April 27

Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women each determined to live life on their own terms.


Director: Greta Gerwig
Writers: Greta Gerwig, Louisa May Alcott (based on the novel by)
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh

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