Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Bay College Film Series to Present “Moonlight” – Apr. 20

April 17, 2017

Escanaba – Bay College Film Series will present “Moonlight” on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Besse Theater at Bay College in Escanaba.

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, “Moonlight” chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Tickets are $5 and are available at the box office or can be purchased online. Students with valid ID can get a reduced admission charge of $2.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “War Horse” Screening – Apr. 20

April 17, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to a free screening of the modern classic “War Horse” on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 2011, this war time drama tells the story of Albert, a young man who enlists when his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours and 26 minutes.

There is no admission charge to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library and the Michigan Humanities Council. The event is part of the World War I Remembered Film series. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “What the Health: The Film That Health Organizations Don’t Want You to See” Screening – Apr. 20

April 17, 2017

Marquette – Northern Vegans will present the movie “What the Health: The Film That Health Organizations Don’t Want You To See” on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at the Thomas Theater, 1525 Commerce Drive in Marquette.

“What the Health” exposes the collusion and corruption in government and big business that is costing us trillions of healthcare dollars and keeping us sick. Free vegan snack foods will be available before the film in the Thomas Party Room starting at 6 p.m.

Visit Northern Vegans on Facebook or northernvegans.com for more information and locations where you can pick up tickets to see this movie for free.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Fences” Film Screening – Apr. 18

April 15, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s 2017 Diversity Common Reader selection is “Citizen: An American Lyric” by Claudia Rankine. A screening of the film “Fences” will be shown on Tuesday, April 18 at 12:30 and 6 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

In this film, an African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. The event is free and open to the public. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Legends of the Fall” Film Screening – Apr. 10

April 7, 2017

Marquette – As part of the World War I Remembered film series, “Legends of the Fall” will be shown on Monday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 1994, this romantic drama tells the story of three Montana brothers who fight in World War I. Devastated by the war, two of the brothers return home only to be torn apart by love. Rated R, this film runs for 2 hours, 13 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 – CineArts Film Series to Screen “12” – Apr. 7

April 4, 2017

Marquette – CineArts Film Series will present the Russian film “12” on Friday, April 7 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this loose remake of the 1957 American film, “12 Angry Men,” twelve jurors, products of modern day Russia’s fragmented society, struggle to decide the fate of a Chechen teenager who has allegedly killed his Russian stepfather.

The event is part of the library’s “Embrace Diversity” series. Admission is free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Documentary Film “Life” Screening – Apr. 4

April 1, 2017

Marquette – In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the documentary film “Life” will be shown on Tuesday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Based on the book by Pulitzer Prize Winning journalist Ron Suskind, this documentary is a coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcome great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.

Tables will be available for those who wish to enjoy a take-out meal while they watch the film. 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 – DocuMonday to Screen “Tarpon” – Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Marquette – DocuMonday will offer a free screening of the film “Tarpon” on Monday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Starring Richard Brautigan, Jimmy Buffett, and Jim Harrison, this first of the modern fishing films was shot in the wild panorama of 1970s Key West, featuring treasure hunters, smugglers, hippies, and eccentrics. This documentary will be shown in memory of writer and Michigan native, Jim Harrison, by special permission of the filmmaker’s family.

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

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