News from AV
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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.
The 2012 Olympics kicked off in London, and they couldn’t have crammed more snippets of U.K. hits into their musical montage if they had tried.
July 14th 2012 marked Woody Guthrie's 100th Birthday. Woody Guthrie wrote songs that became not only the sound-track of an era, but permanent fixtures of our American Identity. Guthrie's more than 3,000 songs covering countless subjects and appealing to all ages represented the pulse of hard-hit people in times of economic depression and war.
Essayist and humorist Nora Ephron (1941 - 2012) was also one of her era’s most successful screenwriters and filmmakers. Below is a look at clips from select movies in her filmography.