Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Being There” Film Screening – May 18

May 15, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to a free screening of the modern classic “Being There” on Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 1979, this comedy shows how a simple gardener becomes a trusted advisor to a powerful Washington insider. Starring Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine and Melvyn Douglas, this movie is rated PG and runs 2 hours 10 minutes.

There is no admission charge. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “La La Land” – May 16

May 13, 2017

Marquette – Matinee Movie Series will offer a screening of “La La Land” on Tuesday, May 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this 2016 movie, the love affair of a young actress and a jazz pianist is threatened by their rising success. Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, this musical comedy is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours 8 minutes. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – WWI Remembered Film “Sergeant York” Screening – May 16

May 13, 2017

Marquette – A BYO Dinner Theater/WWI Remembered Film event with a screening of “Sergeant York” will be held on Tuesday, May 16 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan and Joan Leslie, this biographical WWI drama shows how a self-proclaimed pacifist becomes a war hero. This 1941 classic is not rated and runs 2 hours 14 minutes. Attendees may bring their own meal to enjoy the film in a dinner theater setting.

“World War I Remembered” is a community commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the U.P.’s involvement in World War I and is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. There is no admission charge thanks to this sponsorship as well as sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “Lion” – May 11

May 8, 2017

Marquette – The Matinee Movie Series will offer a screening of “Lion” on Thursday, May 11 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this 2016 drama, a young Indian boy, separated from his family, takes an emotional journey from Calcutta to Australia and, as an adult, back to India in his search for them. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour 58 minutes. Matinee Movie welcomes the public to bring their own lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all.

There is no admission charge. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
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Calendar – Films/Documentaries – World War I Remembered Film Screening “The Wipers Times” – May 11

May 8, 2017

Marquette – The World War I Remembered Series will offer a screening of “The Wipers Times” on Thursday, May 11 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Starring Ben Chaplin and Patrick FitzSymons, this WWI drama tells how Fred Roberts, with the help of Sergeant Harris, creates a satirical magazine after finding a working printing press in Ypres, Belgium. This 2013 TV film is rated TV-13 and runs 1 hour 32 minutes. You may bring your own meal to enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting.

“World War I Remembered” is a community commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the U.P.’s involvement in World War I and is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

There is no admission charge to this event.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Pleasure Unwoven” Film Screening – May 10

May 7, 2017

Marquette – The Your Mind Matters and The Cost of Addiction Series will show the film “Pleasure Unwoven” on Wednesday, May 10 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this video essay, Dr. Kevin McCauley, physician, addiction specialist, and recovering opioid addict, addresses the question of whether addiction is a really a disease. Considering his own treatment for opioid addiction and expert research on the effect opioids have on the brain, Dr. McCauley presents both sides of the issue, taking complex neuroscientific information and making it accessible to the general population. His goal is to help people in recovery as well as their friends and family. RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE!

There is no admission charge to attend. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – WWI Rememberance Film “Paths of Glory” Screening – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – The film “Paths of Glory” will be shown as part of the World War I Remembered film series on Monday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 1957, this war drama starring Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker and Adolphe Menjou, takes viewers to 1916 France, where the French army is ordered to capture the Anthill despite the high chance for failure. Personal glory trumps any regard for the lives of the battlefield soldiers, leading to death, mutiny and legal battles. This film which is not rated and runs for 1 hour and 28 minutes. Feel free to bring your own dinner and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting.

“World War I Remembered” is a community commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the U.P.’s involvement in World War I and is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Anime Film “Howl’s Moving Castle” Screening – May 5

May 2, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Senior High School Japanese Culture Club and the Peter White Public Library Teen Services will host a showing of Hiyao Miyazaki’s anime film “Howl’s Moving Castle” on Friday, May 3 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The film is based on the book by Diana Wynne Jones and is rated PG. Popcorn and pop will be served, and BYO refreshments are welcome, too. The event is free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

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