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2013 Academy Awards

The nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards were recently announced by actress Emma Stone and ceremony host Seth McFarlane at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, CA. 

Films recieving the most nominations were Lincoln with twelve, followed by Life of Pi with eleven. The ceremony is scheduled for February 24, 2013.

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The 70th Annual Golden Globes

The 70th annual Golden Globes took over Hollywood on Sunday evening (January 13), with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the helm. "Argo" won for best Motion Picture - Drama and best director Ben Affleck. "Les Miserables"  took home statues for best actor (Hugh Jackman), best supporting actress (Anne Hathaway) and best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.

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Dirt! The Movie

Find out more on Sunday, October 9, at 2 p.m. in the Library's Auditorium!
 
Dirt! The Movie takes you inside the wonders of the soil and tells the story of earth's most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility--from its miraculous beginning to its crippling degradation. A discussion with William Bogot, chair of the Highland Park Natural Resources Commission, follows the showing.

Presented with the Highland Park Natural Resources Commission.

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Politics in Film Series

Bob Coscarelli's Politics in Film series is now under way. For the selected titles, showings, and discussion dates you can refer to the library's event calendar or call the audio visual department directly at (847) 681-7033. Below is a list of films Mr. Coscarelli considered while selecting titles for the series, all of which are available through the library.  

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