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Noir Film Festival

Date:
Mon, Jan 4, 2010

Time:
6:30pm - 12:00am

Type:
Adult Programs

Man, That’s Cold!—Noir Film Festival
Mondays, January 4—February 1, 6:30 pm (except January 18)

Welcome to another freezing winter in "Noirville”, and we’re not talking about the temperature, pal. This is a town filled with cold-blooded backstabbers and cold-hearted lovers. A town without pity, where tears turn into ice cubes. Join Library staffer Chris Boerger for a collection of classic crime dramas from the 1940s & 1950s, or catch a fever. You’re in “Noirville” now, baby. Time to bundle up.

  • January 4: The Asphalt Jungle (1950)
    A jewel heist gone wrong. Starring Sterling Hayden, with a then-unknown Marilyn Monroe. Directed by John Huston. Nominated for four Oscars.
  • January 11: The Killers (1946)
    An investigator unravels the mystery of a small-town murder. Burt Lancaster’s film debut, with Ava Gardner. Based on an Ernest Hemingway story.
  • January 18: “Scram. We’re taking a week off.”
  • January 25: Ace in the Hole (1951)
    An unscrupulous reporter spins a story out of control. Starring Kirk Douglas. Written, produced & directed by Billy Wilder.
  • February 1: Touch of Evil (1958)
    Honeymooners battle police corruption in a Me
    xican town. Written, directed & starring Orson Welles, with Charlton Heston and Janet Leigh.

Questions? Call Circulation at 486-2951.

* All shows start promptly at 6:30 pm, since the Library now closes at 8:30 pm.

* All movies shown in large-screen digital projection.


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