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The library collects a wide range of movies to appeal to every taste. If there is anything that you would like to suggest for the collection, or you would like a recommendation from one of our movie experts, please contact us.

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Film Showing & Discussion

Join Bob Coscarelli for the third in the series Immigrants in Film, featuring Milos Forman's Ragtime  on Sunday, November 20, at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium.


Based on E.L. Doctorow’s novel, the film follows the intertwining lives of several characters. Among them is African American pianist Coalhouse Walker, Jr. (Howard E. Rollins, Jr.), who becomes embroiled in the lives of a prominent white family. Racial tensions, infidelity, and drama combine with nostalgic events that reflect life in New York during the early 1900s. Directed by Milos Forman, the film was nominated for 8 Academy Awards.

 

Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center

 

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