FREE Film History Class taught by John Blakemore
Six week class on Thursday afternoons at 2:00 p.m., beginning September 7, at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library.
Enjoy six classic comedy movies, with history and discussion before and after the movie, led by John Blakemore, professor of film and communications in Missouri. Free class for all interested adults. Free popcorn & beverages, too!
Participants will be enriched by attending all the classes, but each class is an independent unit. Attend one or all!
Co-sponsored by the Alcona County Library and Inspiration Alcona.
September 7 Anarchic comedy Duck Soup (1933)
September 14 Romantic comedy Roman Holiday (1953)
September 21 Screwball comedy My Man Godfrey (1936)
September 28 Musical comedy Top Hat (1935)
October 5 Satire Dr. Strangelove (1964)
October 12 Parody Blazing Saddles (1974)
The Library has a movie license; check the events calendar for Family Movie Matinees during school holidays or summer vacation. Free popcorn while you watch movies on the only Big Screen with Surround Sound in Alcona County!
Update: Family movie matinees on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. throughout the summer, beginning on Thursday, June 22. (Movie Titles subject to change)
*Please note, there is no Movie Matinee on July 27 due to the book sale!
August 3 - Saban's Power Rangers (PG-13)
August 10 - Sing (PG)
August 17 - Americano (G)
August 24 - Dumbo (G)
August 31 - Max 2: White House Hero (PG)
On the Third Friday at 5:45 p.m., join us for Classic Movie night, co-sponsored by Inspiration Alcona. Free popcorn and beverages, and a great classic movie shown on the big screen with surround sound.
Schedule for 2017 (movie titles subject to change):
April 21 – Double Indemnity
May 20 – Casablanca
June 16 – Suspicion
July 21 – Rebel without a Cause
August 18 – West Side Story
September 15 – Some Like it Hot
October 20 – The Third Man
November 17 – Ninotchka
December 15 – tba