Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Modern Classics to Screen “Milk” – Feb. 15

February 12, 2018

Marquette – Modern Classics Film Series will offer a free screening of “Milk” on Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Using flashbacks and archival footing, this movie follows Harvey Milk’s life as a gay rights activist from his 40th birthday until his death. The 2008 biography/drama, starring Sean Penn, Josh Brolin and Emile Hirsch, is rated R and runs 128 minutes.

For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – BYO Dinner Theater to Screen “Battle of the Sexes” – Feb. 13

February 10, 2018

Marquette – BYO Dinner Theater will offer a free screening of “Battle of the Sexes” on Tuesday, February 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 2017, this biography/drama is rated PG-13 and runs 118 minutes. In this film set in 1973, number one woman’s tennis champ Billy Jean King takes on ex-champ Bobby Riggs in an historical match of the sexes.

Bring your own take-out supper and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “Goodbye Christopher Robin” – Feb. 13

February 10, 2018

Marquette – The Matinee Movie Series will offer a free screening of “Goodbye Christopher Robin” on Tuesday, February 13 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

This 2017 Biograpy/drama is rated PG-13 and runs for 107 minutes. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, and Kelly MacDonald, it is a dramatization of the relationship between children’s author A.A. Milne and his son, Christopher Robin.

Bring your lunch and enjoy the film in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to insure access to all. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Cold War Film Series to Screen “The President’s Analyst” – Feb. 13

February 10, 2018

Marquette – The Cold War Film Series will offer a screening of the 1967 film “The President’s Analyst” on Tuesday, February 13 at 7 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.

This groovy cult classic has it all: spies, hippies, sex, drugs and rock n’ roll. It runs for 1 hour and 43 minutes. The film will be presented by Beaumier Center director, Daniel Truckey, and will be followed by a discussion.

Admission is free and popcorn will be available. The Center’s exhibition on the Cold War will be open for viewing until 6:45 p.m.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Family Film and BYO Munchies to Screen “Balto” – Feb. 10

February 7, 2018

Marquette – A Family Film and BYO Munchies event will feature a screening of “Balto” on Saturday, February 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

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 – Special Film Presentation of “No Letting Go” – Feb. 8

February 5, 2018

Marquette – A special film presentation of the 2015 movie “No Letting Go” will be offered on Thursday, February 8 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

“No Letting Go” is a poignant, yet elevating drama about a young boy’s mental illness and how it shapes the course of his life as well as the lives of his family members. It is rated TV- PG and runs 1 hours and 44 minutes.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Pathways P.E.S.T. team and co-sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library and the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – DocuMonday to Screen “Raising Bertie” – Feb. 5

February 2, 2018

Marquette – DocuMonday will present a screening of the 2016 documentary “Raising Bertie” on Monday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

“Raising Bertie” is an intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. Like many rural areas, Bertie County struggles with a dwindling economy, a declining population, and a high school graduation rate below the state average. This powerful film weaves the young men’s narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty, and educational inequity.

This event is part of the Building Love: Imagine series of events. 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 – Cold War Film Series to Screen “Nine Days in One Year” – Jan. 30

January 27, 2018

Marquette – The Cold War Film Series will offer a screening of the 1962 film “Nine Days in One Year” on Tuesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.

This is a Soviet film about nuclear scientists, rivals in love, and radiation sickness that is partially based on true events. It runs for 1 hour and 51 minutes. The film will be presented by Beaumier Center director, Daniel Truckey, and will be followed by a discussion.

Admission is free and popcorn will be available. The Center’s exhibition on the Cold War will be open for viewing until 6:45 p.m.… Read the rest

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