Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “Passengers” – Dec. 7

December 4, 2017

Marquette – The Matinee Movie Series will offer a free screening of the 2016 film “Passengers” on Thursday, December 7 At 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In the film, two passengers on the Starship Avalon, transporting 5,258 hibernating people to the Homestead Colony are awakened while still 90 years from their destination. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour 56 minutes.

Bring a lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all and there is no admission charge. For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Family Film and BYO Munchies Event to Screen “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” – Dec. 2

November 29, 2017

Marquette – Family Film and BYO Munchies event will feature a screening of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” on Saturday, December 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Join the Heffley family road trip as they try to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party but hilariously go off course thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. Don’t forget to bring munchies or a snack!

The event is free. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Double Feature Film Showing at Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center – Nov. 28

November 25, 2017

Marquette – The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a double-feature film showing about the Cold War on Tuesday, November 28 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Center in Gries Hall on the campus of NMU.

“The Thing from Another World” and “The Day the Earth Stood Still” will be shown in conjunction with the “Cold War in the U.P.” exhibition. A discussion with Daniel Truckey will follow each film.

For more information, contact the Beaumier Center at 227-3212 or heritage@nmu.edu.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Double Feature Film Showing at Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Marquette – The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a double-feature film showing about the Cold War on Tuesday, November 14 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Center in Gries Hall on the campus of NMU.

“The Atomic Cafe” and “Radio Bikini” will be shown in conjunction with the “Cold War in the U.P.” exhibition. A discussion with Daniel Truckey will follow each film.

For more information, contact the Beaumier Center at 227-3212 or heritage@nmu.edu.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Don Quixote” Film Screening – Nov. 12

November 9, 2017

Marquette – The NMU Siril Cinema Series will offer a screening of the American Ballet Theatre’s production of “Don Quixote” on Sunday, November 12 at 5 p.m. at Forest Roberts Theatre.

It is free for NMU students, faculty and staff with ID and youth ages 18 and under. Admission for the general public is $10. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Wind River” Screening at NMU – Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Campus Cinema, in partnership with the Center for Native American Studies, will present a screening of “Wind River” on Saturday, November 11 at 6 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall at NMU.

In the film, a veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman. The case is used as a means of redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility, which ended in tragedy. The film stars Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Julia Jones and more. Running 1 hour and 51 minutes, it is rated R.

Attendance is free for NMU students and $1 for the public.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Eating You Alive” Film Screening – Nov. 9

November 6, 2017

Marquette – Northern Vegans will present the movie “Eating You Alive” on Thursday, November 9 at 6 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

This documentary reveals why the standard American diet is making us sick and how switching to a plant-based lifestyle can help us improve our health. Vegan snacks will be available. All are welcome.

For more information, email Northern Vegans at info@northernvegans.com or call 906-236-1279.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience” Film Screening – Nov. 8

November 5, 2017

Marquette – A screening of the film “Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience” will be offered on Wednesday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

This exciting and compelling one hour documentary invites viewers into the lives of contemporary Native American role models in Michigan. It dispels the myth that Indians have disappeared from the American horizon, and reveals how they continue to persist, heal from the past, confront the challenges of today, keep their culture alive, and make significant contributions to society.

This is event is sponsored by Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. For more information, go to marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571. Admission is a $5 suggested donation.… Read the rest

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